Monthly Archives: February 2009


Vitamin B can help prevent vision loss

CHICAGO: Taking vitamin B can prevent a common type of vision loss in older women, according to the first rigorous study of its kind. It’s a slight redemption for vitamin supplements, which have suffered recent blows from research finding them powerless at preventing disease.


Dr Atta-ur-Rehman wants more funds for education in Pakistan

Says 300 scholars have returned to serve universities better HYDERABAD: Former chairman of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Prof Dr Atta-ur-Rehman has said solution to many problems of Pakistan lies in development of education and allocating maximum funds for this sector. He was speaking as chief guest at the inauguration […]


How much sovereignty has Pakistan conceded? 1

Shireen M Mazari It certainly did not take Holbrooke long to reveal his arrogant ignorance about Pakistan. Hysterical over the Swat agreement – clearly it undermines the US efforts to expand the destabilisation of Pakistan and thereby seek a rationale for sending troops into Pakistan and eventually targeting the country’s […]


Warning signs of stroke

Most people do not know the five warning signs of a stroke and what to do if they suspect one — especially those most likely to suffer one, according to new research. Older people and those who’ve already had a stroke were among the groups found to be least able […]


The spy factory-Anjum Niaz

By now you must know that 70 American military “advisers and technical specialists” are on the ground secretly training the Pakistan Army to kill Al-Qaeda and Taliban. The CIA has already sniffed out 60 militants and told our Air Force to snuff them out. That done, now Richard Holbrooke wants […]