By Ibrahim Sajid Malick WASHINGTON: Women’s rights advocate Sameena Nazir was recognized Friday at InterAction’s annual forum, the largest forum for the not-for-profit, corporate and government sectors in Washington DC. Nazir is the first Pakistani to ever receive the Humanitarian Award which is given annually to individuals who have […]
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan Friday declared the steps taken on November 3, 2007 by former president Pervez Musharraf as unconstitutional. The judgment came after the 14-judge larger bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammed Chaudhry completed the hearing of constitutional petitions regarding PCO judges, appointments […]
Ahmad Rafay Alam When the Lahore Development Authority published full-page advertisements inviting people to submit their opinions on whether or not 58 of the city’s roads should be ‘commercialised’, it struck one as ironic how an unrepresentative organisation like the LDA should suddenly turn to the people for input on […]
Mehmood-Ul-Hassan Khan Russia remains the world’s biggest state with enormous natural resources and a huge arsenal of non-conventional weapons. The leaders of Russian Federation and the USA are trying their levels best to restart strategic dialogue between the two countries. Recently, Barak Hussian Obama visited to Moscow and met with […]
* Govt working on software that will allow people to register FIRs with police electronically The Punjab government is planning to switch to E-governance by January 2010 with a plan to enable all 36 districts of the province to update vital data on a daily basis.
By T.H Shah The recent suicidal attacks at Pearl Continental Hotel Peshawar on 10th June 2007 which led to series of bomb blasts on mosques in Pakistan raise many questions concerning love and affinity of Taliban to Islam. Taliban have been reported to have accepted the responsibility of these brutal […]
By Mumtaz Alvi ISLAMABAD: Pakistan, Iran and Turkey will alter the course of history on August 14, when the first-ever freight train will kick off its 6,506-kilometre journey from Islamabad to Istanbul via Iran. The first train, tagged as the demonstration train, will take 15 days from Pakistan’s federal capital […]