Online ISLAMABAD: A simple yet cost effective way to reduce stress or anxiety is chewing sugar-free gum, according to a study. It also showed that chewing gum increases alertness and improves performance while multi-tasking.
317 sites pointed out on canals for generating 600 MW electricity Lahore: Senior Minister Raja Riaz Ahmad has said that the Irrigation & Power Department can be an efficient platform for launching small hydel power generation as well as solar energy projects in the province to overcome the energy crisis.
LAHORE, Nov 13: Arsenic and fluoride contamination pose a growing threat to public health in the city, according to research undertaken by Dr Prof Kauser Jamal Cheema, head of the Environmental Science and Zoology Departments at Lahore College for Women University (LCWU).
By Ben Sheppard ISLAMABAD, Nov 13: Islamabad often makes the news for suicide attacks, extremism and political upheaval, but for a small band of enthusiasts the city is famous for something very different — bird-watching. Just 10 minutes drive from the centre of the capital city, there are mountains and […]
by Shahrukh Rafi Khan In my last two essays I argued Pakistan has an adequate resource base and does not need to go to the IMF, and established that there is an alternative and superior economic program to the one advocated by the IMF. This leads us to the question […]
by Ayaz Amir Those counting on Asif Ali Zardari’s reinvention, that as president he would cast off the baggage of the past and be a new man, can be reminded of a line from Dostoyevsky that the second half of a man’s life is but a continuation of the first […]
By Muhammad Ahmad Noorani The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has dropped all corruption cases against politicians, both the government and the opposition, but is still working on 3,336 cases involving embezzlement of more than Rs 170 billion. Despite the fact that corruption cases involving over Rs 500 billion were dumped […]
By Ansar Abbasi ISLAMABAD: In a blatant case of self-serving and conflict of interest, the top members of the civil bureaucracy, federal secretaries and officers of BS-22 have secretly ganged up to grab as many high-priced residential plots in Islamabad as is possible and have quietly got all the orders […]
A reddish microbe found on the inside of a tree at a secret location in the rainforests of northern Patagonia could unlock the bio fuel of the future, say scientists. Its potential is so startling that the discoverers have coined the term ‘myco-diesel’ – a derivation of the word for […]