Daily Archives: January 10, 2009


ISI speaks up

THE head of the Inter-Services Intelligence appears to have said all the right things in a rather candid interview with a German magazine. What Gen Pasha divulged should come as music to anyone interested in democracy in Pakistan and peace in South Asia. His remarks showed a clear understanding of […]


LAHORE: Highnoon Solar, LORENTZ join hands 20

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 a press release issued Friday. Highnoon Solar is on approved list of Alternative Energy Development […]


State of nature —Rafia Zakaria

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 […]


New developments in cancer treatment highlighted

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 […]


Love potions could help soothe pains of romance

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 […]


Gwadar an ideal destination for local, foreign investors

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.


Highest honour for Pakistani Canadian

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 […]