An Island Nation in South India; Ceylon

An Island Nation in South India; Ceylon The official name of Sri Lanka is the ‘Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka’. Sri Lanka is a tear-shaped island. Ceylon The country was so named after a nationalist political movement that arose in the country in the early 20th century to get …

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CSS Solved MCQs 2019 General Knowledge

Book “Higher than Hopes” is written by Fatima Meer. Chief Minister of Balochistan in 1972 was Ataullah Menghal. Army Public School Peshawar was attacked on December 16, 2014. WAFA is the news agency of Palestine. East India Company was established on December 31, 1600. RAW stands for Research and Analysis Wing. The …

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A Brief Review of International Criminal Court

International Criminal Court is an intergovernmental organization and Hague based court of law. 123 countries are a party to the International Criminal Court. Rome Statute: Rome Statute is a multilateral treaty that serves as a foundation document of ICC. The states who ratify the Roam Statute ultimately become a party …

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ICJ Decides in Chagos Island Case

Britain should quickly give up the control of archipelago that is claimed by Mauritius, the International Court of Justice ruled this Monday. Although the court’s decision isn’t binding but carries high symbolic importance as it was tasked by the UNGA to give its view on the row between the London …

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Judicial Activism in Pakistan or malfunction of administration

We often come across the panacea of prevailing judicial review and activism and its spillover effects on credibility and people’s trust in democracy. It may be true that judicial activism is an act of interference in handling of affairs by government departments but the malfunction of administrative departments whether political, …

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Pakistan’s Financial Issues and Debts this Year

Pakistan’s Debt Fiasco: The total public debt of Pakistan has amounted to Rs 22.8trillion from 14.3trillion in four and a half years according to Pakistan’s Economic Survey 2017-18. This includes 15.4 trillion rupees of internal and 7.4trillion rupees of external debt. The survey also revealed that the government’s debt remains …

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Women, Society and Customs

Women are considered a sign of honour in Pakistani culture, especially in tribal and rural areas. There seems much focus on the reproductive abilities of women than their intellectual abilities. The major chunk of the country’s population is surfacing backwardness in education, work, job culture and society as well. The …

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International Anti-corruption Day

December 9 is celebrated as International Anti-corruption Day. State Bank of Pakistan is authorized by the Federal government to issue the Rs50 coin as of today.  The coin is made up of 75 percent copper and 25 percent Nickel. Its diameter is about 30.0mm. This release of the coin is …

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