Monthly Archives: September 2009

New industrial zone to be set up in Mirpur

Associated Press of Pakistan MIRPUR: The Government of Azad Jammu Kashmir is planning to set up a new industrial zone, over an area of 26000 kanal of land in Mirpur district to boost economic activities in the liberated territory, official sources said. This big industrial zone is proposed to be […]

How to whiten black money?

ANJUM IBRAHIM The much-feared United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is credited with fearlessly placing not only influential and wealthy tax evaders on the mat, but also dangerous criminals, inclusive of those engaged in the drug trade. The IRS is able to do so effectively because IRS auditors/officials have no […]


27 September 2009   Last month the Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis and Dr. Farooq Sattar the Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis observed that the Overseas Pakistanis (OPs) should not be treated merely as remittances sending machines.  Rulers, ministers, parliamentarians and so called committees always spray such flowered […]

ISLAMABAD: British Council opens Chevening Scholarship for applications 31

Associated Press of Pakistan, 24th September 2009 The British Council has opened British Chevening Scholarship for enabling future leaders, decision-makers and opinion formers from around the world to become familiar with the UK to gain new skills, or update current professional skills. The last date for submission of forms is […]

Industrialisation, mounting pollution threaten Lahore

By Ali Raza LAHORE: Rapidly increasing industrialization and commercialisation has turned the provincial metropolis — once known as the City of Gardens — into one of the most polluted cities in the country. Even residential localities are not safe from increasing trends of commercialization and industrialization because many industrial zones, […]