January 10, 2009
Highnoon Solar has tied up with LORENTZ of Germany, a world renowned manufacturer of solar water pumps for deep well pumping, clean drinking water supply, livestock watering and water irrigation based on solar solutions, said… Read More »LAHORE: Highnoon Solar, LORENTZ join hands
Trapped in a contradictory web of denial and self-hatred engendered by the country’s lapse into brute survivalism, Pakistanis lapse schizophrenically either into the heights of bravado or the depths of despair
The philosopher Thomas Hobbes describes man’s original state of nature as a state of complete conflict or anarchy. This state of nature is a point of existence prior to the social contract, prior to the construction of the state that imposes order and reduces conflict. Hobbes says: “that the state of men without civil society (the state of nature) is nothing but a war of all against all; and in that war, all have a right to all things.”
Read More »State of nature —Rafia Zakaria
Let the bench that tries those finally accused be a joint Indo-Pak bench, headed by the judge of the ICC. Let us show the world how a joint investigation and a joint trial can resolve international problems, rather than unprovoked and unauthenticated accusations
The Indian government has, finally, handed over the ‘evidence’ collected regarding the involvement of Pakistani personnel in the Mumbai attacks to Pakistan formally; and contends that it is sufficient for Pakistan to act upon it. It has further demanded that the individuals accused be handed over to India. Another spokesman has added that, like the rest of the world, India is now waiting to see whether Pakistan acts on it or not.Read More »A question of evidence —Shaukat Qadir
KARACHI: A seminar held at the Ziauddin University Hospital (ZUH), highlighted the latest developments in cancer treatment.
The seminar, ‘Current Developments in Management of Cancer’ had oncologists and researchers discussing the latest available treatments as well as those under study while it were revealed that cancer patients in Pakistan were diagnosed at the last stage, resulting in minimal chances of recovery.Read More »New developments in cancer treatment highlighted
The Guardian newspaper on Friday said marriage counsellors could save themselves some effort while dealing with turbulent couples by administering them newly-discovered love potions that could revive fading passions, according to a leading scientist. “Greater understanding of the brain of love has revealed hormones that could be given to couples to rekindle faded passions or diminish problematic feelings,” the newspaper quoted Larry Young, who is an expert in the of social bonding at Emory University in Atlanta. Writing in the journal Nature, Young said scientists were close to reducing the mental state of love to a biochemical chain of events,Read More »Love potions could help soothe pains of romance
Junejo in the Pakistani context is a metaphor for prime ministers chosen for their perceived pliability but who turn out differently. They are chosen for docility not anything so bizarre as competence. But they are driven by circumstances, or some hitherto undetected trait of character, to violate the script written for them.
Read More »Islamabad diary: A second Junejo in the making?
ISLAMABAD: With strategic and economic significance, Gwadar is well poised to unleash constructive opportunities for local as well as foreign investment in diverse fields.
Development work and business activities are gaining impetus at a fast pace with the Gwadar site getting transformed into an ideal destination for potential investors.
Read More »Gwadar an ideal destination for local, foreign investors
OTTAWA: A Canadian of Pakistani origin, Azhar Ali Khan, has been named to the Order of Canada by Governor General Michaelle Jean, according to an official announcement here.
Khan is a former president of the Ottawa Muslim Association and was given the award “for his contribution as a leader in Muslim ties between people of diverse backgrounds and faith.”
Read More »Highest honour for Pakistani Canadian