KARACHI: Pak Suzuki Motor Company (PSMC) is launching Suzuki Swift, a 1300cc hatchback car in mid-January 2010. “The launch will directly compete with major players in this category i.e. Honda City (Honda Atlas) and Toyota Corolla (Indus Motors)”, an auto expert said in his comments. The company believes that […]
Why Islamabad resists going after Quetta shura LAHORE: No matter how many troops President Obama orders to Afghanistan, victory will also require a surge across the Pakistan border that the Taliban and al Qaeda-but not American GIs-cross easily. The President knows this, but he hasn’t made Pakistan’s help any […]
Ayaz Amir Lampooning presidents, prime ministers and politicians is the very stuff, indeed the soul, of journalism. There is no such thing as positive journalism, a notion put about, mostly in a whining manner, by government information departments. Journalism is at its most responsible when it is explosive and incendiary, […]
Ahmad Rafay Alam A few days ago, I found myself in a room full of people who agreed that Karachi “has been turned around” and now “looks like a reasonably functioning city.” This impression had been brought about someone’s recent visit to the same city where gun-battles had claimed 28 […]
Islamabad: Asad Khan, a Pakistani boy studying in Maryland (USA), has been awarded the ‘President’s Award for Educational Excellence’ in recognition of his outstanding academic performance in 2009, says a press release issued here on Wednesday.
* Flagship Investments Ltd’s holdings, Sharif family residence valued at over Rs 2.7 billion * Company owns real estate in high-end locations LAHORE: The Sharifs own property worth more than 20 million pounds (Rs 2.7 billion) in and around Central London, Daily Times has learnt. Of these, the Sharif family […]
With the annulment of so called National Reconciliation Order (NRO), Parliament is standing still, along with a complete silence of the main opposition leaders and their party workers.
The bureaucracy finds itself in a tug of war, being pulled by two opposite forces of Law and Executive. If they follow their conscience they are bound to lose their jobs, and in case of not following the Law, they are sure to lose their integrity and faith. What ought to be done now!
Exposure to prolonged puffing can perk up levels of a stress hormone in the heart that can potentially reshape the left ventricle, according to new research. In a Chicago University (Illinois) [CUI] study using rats as animal model, a five-week exposure to cigarette smoke was associated with the activation of […]
If the post-judgement political situation degenerates into a conflict between the PPP-led government and the opposition spearheaded by the PML-N, Pakistan can return to a highly dangerous internal confrontation. Such a state of affairs will turn the whole effort to check corruption and misuse of state authority into a head-on […]
* FBR chief warns chronic non-taxpayers to pay their due tax by 31st By Sajid Chaudhry ISLAMABAD: The government is considering to launch a new scheme for overseas Pakistanis to encourage them to invest in Pakistan. Federal Board of Revenue Chairman (FBR) Sohail Ahmed stated this while addressing the […]