* Swati appears to be richest senator with billions of rupees in assets * JUI-F senator among poorest leaders with Rs 30,000 in account By Irfan Ghauri and Muhammad Bilal ISLAMABAD: The returns filed before the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) by the country’s senators have revealed a glaring contrast […]
Terrorism is a common enemy of Pakistan and India and this challenge cannot be addressed adequately if these countries do not abandon the current negativity in their interaction. There is a need to return to positive diplomacy and cooperation to combat terrorism The Mumbai terrorist attacks were a tragic reminder […]
Democracy is about elections. We had elections 11 months ago. Democracy is about universal suffrage (right to vote to all adult citizens). We have universal suffrage. Democracy is about majority rule. We have that too. What we now need to do is to hold our democracy accountable; accountable for its […]
The closer people live to a main road, the more likely they are to suffer from respiratory symptoms such as breathlessness and wheezing. While outdoor air pollution especially tiny particles that can be breathed deep into the lungs is known to be hazardous to people’s health, to date no research […]
Online, 30th January, 2009 Adding fish to your diet can help get you in the swim of things when it comes to better cardiovascular health, but experts at the Mayo Clinic also warn there are some contaminants — most notably mercury — to watch out for in fish, as well. […]
People with low levels of zinc in their tissues may be at increased risk for developing cancer of the esophagus, according to research reported in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute. In the study, investigators determined zinc levels in esophageal biopsy samples obtained from 132 residents of Linzhou, China […]
Brain cells called astrocytes trigger the urge to sleep that comes with prolonged wakefulness, according to a study based on mice. These cells release adenosine, a chemical known to have sleep-inducing effects that are inhibited by caffeine.
By Faryal Najeeb KARACHI: Gold crossed the Rs23,000 barrier on Saturday reaching a three-month high as it rose by Rs257 to Rs23,142 per 10 grams. The yellow metal stood at Rs27,000 per tola owing to a steep price hike in the international bullion market.