Daily Archives: December 17, 2008


Islamabad Residents’ health at risk due to air, water pollution

Noor Aftab Elimination of the buffer zone between the industrial and residential areas in sectors I-9 and I-10 has increased the risk of health hazards for the residents, who can become direct victims of unending air and water pollution by industrial units. In Islamabad’s master plan prepared by a Greek […]


Three-day conference on Punjabi history, politics and society

LAHORE: The Pakistan Study Centre History Department and Pakistan Research Society will organise a three-day international conference on ‘History, Politics and Society: The Punjab’ on December 29, 2008. A press statement issued by the Punjab University History and Pakistan Studies Department said that 39 delegates from United Kingdom, United States, […]


Car sales in Pakistan plunged by 46 percent during July-November

By Mushfiq Ahmad KARACHI: Car sales dropped sharply in the first five months of the current fiscal year, indicating the worsening health of the economy and falling purchasing power of consumers. According to figures released by Pakistan Automotive Manufacturing Association (PAMA), car sales stood at 33,858 during Jul-Nov 2008 compared […]