HYDERABAD: Consul General of Japan Akinori Wada met Sindh University Jamshoro Vice Chancellor Mazharul Haq Siddiqui on Thursday morning, telling him that in Japan many universities were offering courses in English language. He said the Japanese government was launching a study programme for foreign students and also a studentsí exchange […]
By Faryal Najeeb KARACHI: The local real estate market remains untouched by the global recession, which shows no sign of easing and in fact has further threatened the world economy, because Pakistan does not practice house-building loans. An expert in the housing and construction industry commented that the whole world, […]
By Bakhtawar Mian The government is planning to link the Hassan Abdal-Mansehra Expressway with Gwadar and also with China and Central Asian republics at a cost of Rs20 billion to boost economic activities in the region. The Asian Development Bank will provide Rs18 billion for the project while […]
By Sajid Chaudhry Governor State Bank of Pakistan, Salim Raza, hinted further depreciation of the rupee by Rs 2 to Rs 3 against US dollar after burden of financing furnace oil import would be shifted on the interbank market. However, he hoped this would only be a short-lived depreciation and […]
Every forest today is infested with the Taliban who are equipped with the most modern weaponry and a brutal extremist agenda to terrorise its people. Everyday brings in more of these marauders from the hills and the mountain passes. This valley is under siege One often hears politicians of every […]
Scientists have claimed that humans can ‘catch’ obesity as easily as a common cold from other people’s coughs, sneezes and dirty hands, Fox News has reported.
Given extraordinary access by the hierarchy of the Pakistan Army, Stephen Cohen advised India in formulating a comprehensive strategy to destroy the Pakistan Armed Forces. His ‘A Short Cross-Border Punishing Raid in response to a terrorist act’ was based on excellent ‘research’. This envisaged changing the Indian mindset of capturing […]
In his initial days in office President Barack Obama has signalled a fresh start to America’s engagement with the world, pledging to temper power by “humility and restraint” and place greater emphasis on diplomacy to secure its goals. Will this promise translate into a new approach towards relations between the […]
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Overseas Pakistanis Dr Farooq Sattar has said three new schools for children of the OPs would be established within three months in major cities of the country, including Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar.
* Retired army official says ‘everything looks suspicious’ in the two Pakistanis’ killing * Says ‘encounter’ can affect India’s credibility NEW DELHI: Doubts have been raised about police reports of a foiled attack on New Delhi blamed on Pakistani terrorists, with newspapers wondering if the whole episode might have been […]