The international community wants to help Pakistan overcome these crises. However, its help will be of no use if Pakistani society and state institutions do not articulate a pluralist and moderate vision of Pakistan domestically and internationally
There has been no dearth, for some time, of foreign experts and analysts who imply that Pakistan is becoming a failed state. That Nawaz Sharif should now have reasons to corroborate this assessment is surely ominous. Reflecting the impression that the global media has projected about Pakistan being the most […]
It is close to 4 a.m. in the middle of what we euphemistically call a working week. From almost midnight, our neighborhood has been subjected to a high-decibel assault of “devotional” bombardment. It is relentless. In its fourth hour, it shows no sign of slowing down or ending. A neighbour […]
NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has 50,700 troops in Afghanistan. Of the total, the US has contributed 20,600 troops, the UK 8,330, Germany 3,310, France 2,730, Canada 2,500, Italy 2,350, Netherlands 1,770 and Turkey 1,300 (the US has an additional 11,900 troops in Afghanistan that are outside of ISAF). […]
New research from a Singapore-US team provides more evidence that sleeping too little — or too much — may be bad for your heart. The investigators also noted that diabetes and hypertension may contribute to this relationship.
Scientists have stumbled on a vital breakthrough in their fight against cancer – they can cripple its progression by switching off a particular molecule. Metastasis is the ability of cancer cells to proliferate from a primary site and form tumours at distant sites, a complex process enabled by cell motility […]
By Shahid Husain A major chunk of Pakistan’s population, especially unemployed people, suffers from stress that could cause deadly diseases such as cardiac ailments and even cancer, Eminent psychiatrist and Pakistan Association for Mental Health (PAMH) President, Prof. S. Haroon Ahmed said on Saturday.