The other day, I asked Sanjay Siroya, a prominent gold and diamond powerhouse here in Dubai, how much gold he thought was in private hands in Pakistan. His reply stunned me Now we all know that the halcyon days of mucho denairo or, as the Brits are prone to say, […]
Associated Press of Pakistan ISLAMABAD: The Committee on Blending of Ethanol for motor vehicles and Bio-fuel technology held its first meeting under the convenorship of Zaka Ashraf, President Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd (ZTBL) here on Wednesday.
To paint another picture, there are nine Food Inspectors in Lahore. These are the people that ensure the food Lahoris eat is hygienic. For this important task, there should be 70 food inspectors. Because of the lack of enforcement of food regulations, our hospitals are full of patients with typhoid, […]
In his Politics among Nations, Hans Morgenthau defined national security as “the integrity of the national territory and its institutions.” Till recently, national security meant a state’s freedom from another state. This definition envisages national security problems arising with countries that are close and/or powerful enough for their actions to […]
By Mohammad Malick It is bad enough being a reporter for it turns you into a cynic and an incorrigible snoop who tries finding the hidden curve even in a straight drawn line. It gets even worse when that reporter turns into a columnist and gets the opportunity to add […]