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BEHIND EVERY GREAT FORTUNE

Pakistan Supreme Court on Panama case has been reigned supreme both in the print as well as electronic media till now. Some hail it as an august decision. The honorable judges discussed the matter in detail and let the decision extend to 540 pages. In the succeeding hours after release, the decision flashed upon the rank-and-file that the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) would be formed and the PM will s...


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

SUPREME COURT DECISION, A WELCOME MOVE

In a country like Pakistan where every other institution is under pressure, Supreme Court Verdict on Panama case is a welcome move. In my opinion, they made this decision keeping in view certain constitutional clauses. It is now the question of morality. It is better for Prime Minister to resign. In a statement, Tehreek –e-Insaaf Chairman Imran...


PANAMA GATE - KOREAN STYLE

Endgame of Corruption Scandals

And the most crucial lesson to be learnt is: Beware of dogs, especially in politics

Much awaited decision from Panama Gate Scandal has come to the fore but the Prime Minister is still functional and except for a quotation of a novel titled Godfather behind every great fortune there is a crime there is nothing to settle the issue ...


MAN GETS FOR WHAT HE ENDEAVOURERS

It goes without saying that the blessings or condemnations relate to your deeds instead of weekly holiday

Unbridled Pricehike is nothing short of condemnation for the people in the country. Respected Siraj-ulHaq says that Friday has not yet been declared holiday. That's why the whole country is enshrouded with the fabric of evil. Here question arises: Why was the country not blessed ...


PAKISTAN A NATION IN QUEST OF STABILITY

The power corridors believe in guided democracy with a byproduct of political stability. Had it been vice versa, Pakistan history would have been based on strong pillars of tested democracy mustered by political constancy

With its waning social gauge, degenerating economy, dividing society on ethnic, sectarian bases and the government's mislaid priorities, Pakistan is emerging as a d...


Melody of a sunset at the Wazir Khan Mosque

Historic mosques have evoked great eloquence from many different quarters -from poetry to Sufi writings to art. Dr. Maqbool, the artist, carries this noble tradition forward but in a different manner. His mosque is more impressionistic - the brushwork evolving past his own previous work as well as other renditions of religious buildings. The detail in the lower half of the painting is meticulously rende...


INTERVIEW WITH SYEDA ABIDA HUSSAIN

Q. WHO BROUGHT YOU INTO POLITICS?

The decision to join politics was made by me and my husband after mutual consultation. I had applied for the reserved seat for women from Pakistan People's Party. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto awarded me one. In fact he had visited to see my father in my house. It was then when I developed an acquaintance with him.

Q. DID YOU FACE ANY HURD...


DECLINE OF GOOD GOVERNANCE OR SYSTEMIC FAILURE?

In the contemporary history of Pakistan, the decline in governance can be dated to 1985 with the induction into power of a non-party political apparatus

My late father, a World War I veteran, was a great admirer of the British Raj. “No past government can compare with the Insaf dispensed by the Gora log, nor is there any guarantee that any future one will be able to do so!” was his u...


SENSING THE NEEDS OF CENSUS

Delayed census highlights the inherent flaws in the working of civilian institutions that always look for pretexts to avoid responsibilities

Constitution of Pakistan requires national census to be conducted every ten years. However, Federal government had not been able to fulfill this constitutional obligation since last eighteen years. Given the changes in the Statistics Act (Act nu...


UNIQUE ITEM VS. INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION

Why a unique piece should be manufactured at a higher cost, if it can be manufactured industrially in a much larger quantity up to the opinion and expectation of the purchasers.

As soon as the infrastructure allows it, manufacturing of various items of daily use but also handicrafts are started to be produced through industrial methods.

The argument here is normally...


CPEC MARITIME OPPORTUNITIES FOR PAKISTAN

The key to generating any meaningful impact is again Gwadar, which not only acts as a land-sea interface but also as the most vital and most vibrant component of the entire logistics chain

CPEC has been variously referred to as an earthshattering development and as a game changer. It is worth noticing that far more important than conceiving and executing a project is the ability to ...


T.E. LAWRENCE A PHENOMENAL FACE IN HISTORY

In the Old City of Jerusalem, a group of Arabs approached with their faces half hidden, dusky and bearded. There was one among them dressed like the rest; his face beaten by the weather; small in stature and clean-shaven; his features more finely carved than others and his eyes were a startling blue. This is a fascinating tale of the “blue-eyed Arab” whose heroics in the desert and daring raids in the W...


A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE ISLAMIC ECONOMY

The Islamic economic system is not a bouquet of parochial instructions, rather, it is a wide set of economic principles which can be adopted in different cultural contexts

It is arguable that money and wealth have held central importance in societies of the past few millennia. In this sense, Marxist tradition argues that the main motivating factor for people is money. While it is pos...


UNDERSTANDING THE PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MALES AND FEMALES IN PAKISTAN

The difference between genders extends beyond than what the eyes can see. Biological and cultural traits which people use to define the status "male" or "female" is referred to as the "Gender" of that specific living instinct. Literature review reveals that major differences exist between males and females in understanding the psychological and social factors. These differences encompass varied factors ...


REFLECTIONS OF THE FATEFUL EID! REMEMBERING FAYYAZ AHMAD SUMBAL HILAL-E-SHUJAAT

It was August 9, 2013, the Eid Day, for which Fayyaz Ahmad Sumbal, the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Balochistan, had brought his family to Quetta. He had been promoted and posted to Balochistan while his wife, two children and his mother, stayed in Lahore.

Quetta, his own birth place, was not safe any longer. On the other hand, he was of the view that Lahore was a better venue ...


DRIVE SAFE IT STARTS WITH YOU

Safe driving is defensive driving so make sure the vehicle is in good operating condition; follow traffic rules and signals; keep a safe distance; make safe lane changes and avoid speeding

An Accident is the most unwanted word by everyone, and no one says this word with a smile. Because this unplanned, unpleasant and unfortunate event could result in personal injury, affect your heal...


IMAGINE!

Imagine the political leadership made up of statesmen rather than tried and tested 'promise peddlers' who only look good when in opposition

A friend of mine of Pakistani origin is well settled in USA. He lives in a nice part of Atlanta, away from ghetto-style Pakistani immigrant communities. During his recent visit to Pakistan with his family, I asked his eight-year-old American-born...


INTERVIEW WITH SARA SARWAR

OUR READERS WOULD LIKE TO KNOWABOUT YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND.

I have done MBA(MS) in international trade from Punjab University

WHATWAS YOUR SOURCE OF INSPIRATION TO APPEAR IN CSS?

What inspired me to appear in CSS was the dreams of my parents who believed in me like anything and always supported me throughout this journey of preparing for...


WHAT YOU ASK USUALLY ABOUT CSS

Q. WHAT SHOULD BE OUR STRATEGY IN REGARD TO PREPARATION FOR CURRENT AFFAIRS?

Ans. The ideal strategy has to be customized to your own needs. We can help you out with what works best for you. Current affairs, as the name suggests, is more to do with the current situation than anything else. But you need to have the basic foundation of understanding which is based on historical e...


GENERAL KNOWLEDGE IN PICTURES

PACIFIC OCEAN

World's largest ocean lies in the Pacific region.

Area is about 64 million square miles. .

Covers almost 30% of earth's water surface. .

ATLANTIC OCEAN

 World's second largest ocean lies between Africa, Europe, the Southern Ocean and the Americas. .

 Ar...


FACTS REMAIN FACTS

ECONOMY & DEVELOPMENT

According to Imran Khan, KPK billion tree tsunami project provided 500,000 employment opportunities

 Zarai Taraqiati Bank charges around 14% interest on agriculture related loan

 Pakistan's household consumption has risen to 80% of the GDP in 2015 from 68% in 1990 (World Bank)

&a...


THE IMPORTANT EVENTS TAKING PLACE IN MAR 2017 TO APR 2017

16th March

China appreciated Pakistan efforts in regional stability, Pakistan's COAS on visit to Beijing.

UN accused Israel for imposing 'apartheid regime on Palestine.'

Saudi King Salman signed agreements of tens of billions of dollars with China worth

Letter Bomb attack in IMF office in Paris.

T...


GENERAL SCIENCE AND ABILITY HUMAN HEART

HUMAN HEART

Human heart is a hollow muscular organ dedicated to oxygenate blood, It pumps the blood through the circulatory system by rhythmic contraction and dilation. It beats 100,000 times a day.

DISCOVERY OF HUMAN HEART'S FUNCTION

Ibn An-Nafis was the first one to describe blood circulation through lungs. William Harvey published full...


OUTLINE OF ENGLISH ESSAY

IS COLONIAL MENTALITY IMPEDING PAKISTAN'S PROGRESS?

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 Colonial mentality is the practice of the prevalent culture, norms, and ideologies of a foreign rule.

1.2 The inherited colonial apparatus in our society has put its shackles on the minds of the aristocratic class.

2. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE OF COLONIA...


MCQs

CURRENT AFFAIRS

1. INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY IS CELEBRATED ON ________________ OF EVERY YEAR

a) February 21

b) January 21

c) February 20

d) January 20

2. MILITARY LAUNCHES OPERATION IN URBAN CITIES IN FEBRUARY NAMED

a) Operation Jihad ul Fasad


BOOK REVIEW OF DRAGON ON OUR DOORSTEP MANAGING CHINA THROUGH MILITARY POWER

It is a must read for anyone who wishes to understand why, as the authors have interestingly put it, let alone China,India cannot even win a war against Pakistan

The book "Dragon on Our Doorstep: Managing China Through Military Power" is written by Pravin Sawhney and Ghazala Wahab in 2017. The book deals with the Pak-China relations and tries to identify the main features which char...


AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOTES OF A CELEBRATED LEG SPINNER/ALL ROUNDER AND FORMER CAPTAIN OF PAKISTAN CRICKET TEAM ABDUL QADIR

The next match started. We won the toss and elected to bat first. In a couple of overs the situation was daunting. Our four players including our captain were back to the pavilion. I was on the crease with confidence and showing my aggression. I was with an aim to strike a century. My century would surely be a tit-for-tat answer to my captain. The Government College Cricket Eleven had been out of crisis...