City getting deserted as mass exodus begins | Poor security arrangements made at bus stands, railway station Nasir Butt LAHORE: Half of the city has been vacated as Pardesis (those who have migrated to Lahore) have started leaving for their hometowns two days before Eid, while others have reserved their […]
By Nasir Jamal The financial markets in the United States are in a turmoil of historic proportions, most serious since the Great Depression. The crisis triggered by sub-prime mortgage debts and the unprecedented state intervention to stem the deepening trouble in the financial markets are being viewed by many […]
By Afshan Subohi Mr Badruddin, 70, an ex serviceman, struggled not to lean on a person sitting next to him as he adjusted himself on his chair. Neatly dressed, the senior citizen looked nervous, holding his leather pouch tight. He told Dawn that he was trying to avoid going to […]
By Engr Hussain Ahmad Siddiqui The National Energy Security Plan 2005-2030 envisaged development of renewable energy, with focus on wind-power, to achieve, from almost zero to a five per cent share in national power generation mix by 2025. However, the ground realities do not raise any such hopes.
By Sultan Ahmed Many people with large savings or surplus incomes are looking for means to protect their wealth as purchasing power of the rupee falls, and multiply their savings, if possible.
MELBOURNE, Sept 28: An Australian woman is blind three days out of every six because her eyes involuntarily shut and she can’t open them — a mysterious medical condition that has puzzled doctors, a report said on Sunday.
The office of the president carries with it a dignity which must be preserved at all costs. And dignity is neither a function of pusillanimity nor of belligerence
The public discussion of this monumental Indo-US accord in Pakistan was a fraction of the debate in India. Pakistan’s nuclear bureaucracy, be it in the Foreign Office or in the dedicated nuclear establishments, mostly opted for silence and discouraged open discussion
Common antidepressant drugs may reduce some men’s fertility by damaging the DNA in their sperm, according to scientists. A study of 35 healthy men given paroxetine — sold as Paxil or Seroxat by GlaxoSmithKline — found that, on average, the proportion of sperm cells with fragmented DNA rose from 13.8 […]