Pakistan has developed smartest nuclear tactical devices

Pakistan’s nuclear programme has made some extraordinary progress by developing one of the world’s smartest nuclear tactical devices, it has been learnt. According to a western diplomat, the former dictator and the then President General Pervez Musharraf, during one of his meetings with US officials, had deemed it proper to …

Toyota unveils high-tech concept car

TOKYO: Toyota’s president unveiled a futuristic concept car resembling a giant smartphone to demonstrate how Japan’s top automaker is trying to take the lead in technology at the upcoming Tokyo auto show. Toyota Motor Corp. will also be showing an electric vehicle, set for launch next year, and a tiny …

Patterns of Change in Arab World

By Mehmood-Ul-Hassan khan Right now most of the Arab world is struggling for survival. Change is projected through the notions of so-called Arab Spring. Different models of change are at work in the Arab world which has already produced larger than life experiences. The change revolves around bloodily revolutions, massive …

UAE macro-economy stable, sustainable and its banking resilient

By Mehmood-Ul-Hassan Khan Abu Dhabi: November 29. A media delegation from Pakistan is currently in the United Arab Emirates on the invitation of National Media Council for the 40th National Day Celebrations. First day of their trip, H.E. Mohammed Omar Abdullah Undersecretary, Department of economic development, H.E. Sultan Naseer Al …

Imran’s image on business landscape

By Afshan Subohi The attendance of educated youth in Lahore meeting of Imran Khan is seen generally to reflect their distrust of the mainstream politics. The goodwill for Tehreek-i-Insaf in a segment of the business community can be explained probably by its concern about the future amid economic difficulties. While …

The Zardari affair

Asif Ezdi -The writer is a former member of the Pakistan Foreign Service Monday, November 28, 2011 In his first public comment after removal from the post of ambassador last Tuesday, Husain Haqqani asserted that he had resigned to “bring closure” to a “meaningless controversy” over an “insignificant memo written …

How to stand up to America

Farrukh Saleem ISLAMABAD: President House spending Rs13 lakh a day is not sustainable. Prime Minister’s Secretariat spending Rs15 lakh a day is not sustainable. The Cabinet Division spending Rs80 lakh a day is not sustainable. None of this is sustainable for as long as three out of four Pakistanis make …

Islamabad: Thar coal project to be operational by 2013

Thar coal project will become operational in December 2013, member of the Science and Technology Planning Commission, Dr Samar Mubarakmand, said on Thursday. Talking to a private news channel, he said that the project would bring prosperity in the country. “Pakistan has enough coal reserves that can provide electricity to the country for …

ISLAMABAD: Development work in Sector I-16 in last phase

The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has completed more than 90 percent of the development work in Sector I-16 and the allottees have started construction of their houses in the area, said CDA Chairman Imtiaz Inayat Elahi on Thursday. He was briefing members of Senate Standing Committee headed by Senator Kulsoom …