Monthly Archives: May 2010


Plotter of Benazir’s death dead, amid growing mystery

Many conspirators have died in separate incidents By Umar Cheema ISLAMABAD: An important commander of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Ebad-ul-Rehman alias Farooq Chatan, wanted for allegedly coordinating assassination of Benazir Bhutto, is said to have been killed along with his brother Yousaf, in the first-ever drone strike in Khyber Agency […]


A terrible beauty

Ahmad Rafay Alam With the completion of the latest package of the Lahore Ring Road, you can traverse the northern parts of the city and get from the airport to Ravi Road in fifteen minutes. All is changed, changed utterly: A terrible beauty is born.


YouTube biggest time waster on planet

ANDY GOLDBERG ARTICLE (May 24 2010): It’s spawned scandals, spoofs and sensations and is probably the biggest time waster on the planet. But as video-sharing internet site YouTube celebrated its fifth birthday on Monday, all the signs were that it’s just getting started.


Egypt’s Sewedy eyeing wind energy investment in Pakistan 1

CAIRO (May 24 2010): Egypt’s Sewedy Cables is considering investing in Pakistan’s wind energy sector, Pakistan’s foreign minister said in Cairo on Sunday. “We have met with the Sewedy group yesterday and they have shown interest in investing in the energy sector in Pakistan. They have expertise and technology to […]