Daily Archives: October 26, 2008


Will Musharraf join politics? 1

By Kunwar Idris IS Pervez Musharraf entering politics — or should he? The first part of this question is for Musharraf himself to answer; the second is for the people and the politicians to contemplate. Last week some newspapers quoting the former president’s unnamed callers reported that his entry in […]


What is hepatitis?

A healthy liver helps fight infections, stops bleeding, processes medications and removes toxins from the body. Hepatitis is a disease that affects your liver by causing it to swell and become inflamed. Common causes of hepatitis include some viruses that can damage liver cells, causing scar tissue to form and […]


Scientists try to stop hunger with retooled foods

According to a new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition from Penn State University, a serving of pistachios each day as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease. Results showed that consuming pistachios significantly lowered total cholesterol, LDL […]


The natives are restless-Masood Hasan

People rioting on the streets of Pakistan burning bills and ransacking WAPDA and KESC offices are now just as common as the unscheduled breakdowns which take up an increasingly large share of what passes for daily life here. It was Lee Kuan who famously suggested ’24 hour uninterrupted power supply’ […]