Monthly Archives: December 2008


‘India is on verge of attacking Pakistan’

* Senator John McCain says situation is ‘very dicey’ WASHINGTON: Former Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain has voiced his deep concern over the tense South Asian situation, saying India is preparing for some kind of attack on Pakistan in the wake of last month’s Mumbai attacks.


Lack of sleep can affect sanity, research shows

LAHORE: Insomnia has been linked to paranoid delusions after researchers in the UK questioned people with a history of mental health problems and compared the results to answers from healthy volunteers, a report in The Telegraph said on Monday. Experts found that 70 percent of ordinary people who scored highly […]


Talk of belling the cat- Anjum Niaz

Shaheen Sehbai’s surgical strike on President Zardari in this newspaper on Dec 26 offered an eclectic mix of facts and speculation. While swathing populist sentiments of the voiceless millions averse to a one-man rule, it also raised some serious questions. The timing; tone and tenor; and a Washington dateline warrant […]