Daily Archives: February 9, 2009


How greed ruins academia in Pakistan

By Pervez Hoodbhoy   PAKISTAN’S university system is breaking down, perhaps irreparably so. Thanks to the Higher Education Commission’s grand plans for a massive change, a tidal wave of money hit our public universities during the Musharraf years. Although difficult financial times finally stemmed the flood, this enormous cash infusion […]


Working mothers stay healthier than housewives

Working mothers stay healthier than those who only restrict themselves to house chores. This was found through a research carried out in Britain, Health news reported. “Our results suggest that good health is more likely to be the result, rather than the cause, of multiple role occupation,” the researchers said.


Basant fever engulfs Karachiites 2

By Fasahat Mohiuddin Karachi As Basant lurks around the corner, Karachiites gear up to celebrate this much-awaited festival in the second week of February. http://www.thenews.com.pk/daily_detail.asp?id=161538 There are several kite flying clubs in Karachi; the Jubilee Club, Nisar Club and Saheen Club to name a few. These clubs play host to […]