Daily Archives: January 2, 2009


Gwadar: the future of Pakistan – II 4

Mukaram Khan The nationalists of the province have shown serious reservations on the Gwadar project and the proposed construction of military installations at the behest of foreign elements whose interests are visible. Their misconceptions that the employment of people from other parts of the country would turn the Baloch into […]


Toyota developing solar powered green car 1

TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp is secretly developing a vehicle that will be powered solely by solar energy in an effort to turn around its struggling business with a futuristic ecological car, a top business daily reported Thursday. The Nikkei newspaper, however, said it will be years before the planned vehicle […]


ISLAMABAD: NA body proposes 7-year jail for cyber criminals

The National Assembly Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunications proposed on Thursday a harsher punishment for cyber crime – seven-year imprisonment with fine – instead of the current three-year sentence. The committee, which met here under Muhammad Birjees Tahir, made the proposal while discussing the Prevention of Electronic Crimes […]


Adding milk to tea alters its health benefits

Drinking tea reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke, but adding milk alters the effect. Previous research has shown that drinking tea improves blood flow and the ability of arteries to relax. Researchers from the Charite Hospital at the University of Berlin in Mitte found that adding milk to […]