Obama’s victory has successfully brought together the myriad wondrous colours of the rainbow that make up the United States of America in one warm embrace. Let him now stretch out to a divided world and offer his hand of friendshipAmerica welcomes a new president and the world gets a new […]
THE US has a new president-elect, Barack Obama. He is the first black man to be elected to the office of the president. In the past, black candidates did run for this high office but none crossed the primaries. As a first-generation immigrant child and 45 years after Martin Luther […]
By Anwar Iqbal WASHINGTON: US intelligence agencies have reported that increased violence, massive energy and food shortages and political instability threatens to destabilise Pakistan. The report, known as the National Intelligence Estimate, is collectively produced by 16 US intelligence agencies including CIA and the FBI, and is presented to the […]
Associated Press of Pakistan Jawaid Tariq Khan, a senior banker and Chairman Highnoon Group of Companies, has offered to electrify a village with solar energy.
Ali Ashraf Khan When Shaukat Tarin, another Citi banker and economic maverick was named advisor to P.M on Finance, the message was loud and clear that Pakistan’s economic prescription will continue in the shoes of Shaukat Aziz and Dr Salman Shah style, though Shaukat Tarin claimed and announced that all […]
There is a Mike Judge film called Idiocracy. The film itself is quite poorly done, but its premise is intellectually spectacular (even plausible). It envisions a future where intellect is severely compromised because the poor continue to overpopulate and the rich, the educated, have increasingly smaller numbers of children until […]
The long lines outside the polling stations on Election Day meant unprecedented numbers and history in the making. The US woke up having made history by electing its first coloured president. What happens in the US impacts the rest of the world, to paraphrase Neil Armstrong, the first man to […]
LAHORE: Properly dealing with the issues of overseas Pakistani workers has an impact at the micro as well macro levels and it will help shape up the economic situation of the country.