Daily Archives: May 27, 2009


Ideology, jihad and Jinnah

Today jihad has come to be associated with suicide bombings rather than noble deeds. — AFP/File Photo   By Kunwar Idris Ideology and jihad have always remained a part of Pakistan’s political discourse but without an agreement on what the two concepts mean. They have meant different things to different […]


Europe’s fastest supercomputer unveiled in Germany

BERLIN: A new supercomputer with the power of 50,000 home PCs — the fastest in Europe and the third worldwide — was unveiled on Tuesday in Germany. The ‘Jugene,’ capable of 1,000,000,000,000,000 calculations per second, ranks behind the ‘Roadrunner’ and ‘Jaguar’ computers in the United States, said Kosta Schinarakis from […]