2008

Pakistan – a wonderful destination for adventure tourism

adventuretourismISLAMABAD: Those who think that Pakistan is all about historical sites, great cuisine, exciting cities and bustling bazaars may be not be aware that Pakistan is also an excellent destination to enjoy adventure sports.

There are a number of adventure sport destinations in Pakistan, which one can travel to. And the range of the adventure sports in the country is immense.
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Lack of sleep can affect sanity, research shows

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LAHORE: Insomnia has been linked to paranoid delusions after researchers in the UK questioned people with a history of mental health problems and compared the results to answers from healthy volunteers, a report in The Telegraph said on Monday. Experts found that 70 percent of ordinary people who scored highly for self-reported symptoms of paranoia had difficulty sleeping. Read More »Lack of sleep can affect sanity, research shows

Talk of belling the cat- Anjum Niaz

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Shaheen Sehbai’s surgical strike on President Zardari in this newspaper on Dec 26 offered an eclectic mix of facts and speculation. While swathing populist sentiments of the voiceless millions averse to a one-man rule, it also raised some serious questions. The timing; tone and tenor; and a Washington dateline warrant a critique. The presidential exposé came a day before his wife’s first death anniversary. Is there a link between the two or mere happenstance? Read More »Talk of belling the cat- Anjum Niaz

India looked at military option after Mumbai carnage: Indian media

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India considered using its military might against terrorists operating from Pakistani soil as the year, which also saw the Navy flexing its muscles in the international waters to check piracy, came to a close. Though Prime Minister Manmohan Singh categorically stated that India did not want a war with Pakistan, the government had looked at the military option in the wake of the November 26 Mumbai terror attacks. As the armed forces geared up along the western borders and the Line of Control, the Navy projected its strength when it went pro-active against the audacious pirates off Somali coast in November. Read More »India looked at military option after Mumbai carnage: Indian media