March 2017

An Autopsy on CSS 2017 Exam

Trump’s Immigrant & Refugee Ban, International implications of a frightfully arbitrary act

Trumps Immigrant and Refugee Ban

Following his campaign promise to curtail immigration from Muslim countries, the US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on January 27 by which he barred citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries – Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen – from entering the US for at least the next 90 days. The executive order puts a bar on all …

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‘De-Globalisation’ OR ‘Re-Globalisation’?


Globalisation is under attack these days from all quarters. The headlines before, during, and after the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos scream with indignation: globalization is bad, the world is divided, and trust in leaders is plummeting. None of this should surprise us, though as the referendum in the United Kingdom and the Presidential election in …

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Transnational Terrorism, Analysing the greatest threat to global security

Transnational Terrorism

Globalisation has brought with it not only unprecedented opportunities and progress in human development but also greater risks. Events in one economy can quickly spiral to others and the same can be said of social, cultural and political events. One theme that is relatively unexplored yet is how terrorism has evolved in the era of globalisation. Rather like the way …

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Letters to the Editor (March 2017)

Letter to the editor

For feedback and suggestions, please write to us at:; Poor Healthcare System It appears that the state is not showing enough seriousness in public healthcare amidst the dismal condition of public sector hospitals. The pathetic and shambolic state of these hospitals is worrisome. The doctors are unable to deal with the throngs of patients because of inadequate facilities …

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An Autopsy on CSS 2017 Exam (Editorial March 2017)


Given the disastrous result of CSS-2016 written part, wherein almost ninety-eight percent candidates failed to make it to the interview, it was being expected that the Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) will introspect on the causes behind the debacle and that papers for written part of 2017 exam will be designed so as to assess the mental capabilities and analytical …

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