Monthly Archives: May 2010


Pakistan ranked at 112th position in Global Trade Index

Pakistan is now ranked at 112th position among 125 countries in the Global Trade Index, moving down from 100th position that it held last year. This is the second consecutive year that Pakistan’s position has been lowered, according to The Global Enabling Trade Report 2010, released by the World Economic […]


Toyota teams up with Tesla Motors to make electric cars

TOKYO: Toyota Motor said on Friday it is to acquire a 50 million dollar stake in Tesla Motors and will jointly develop electric vehicles with the Silicon Valley firm. Toyota and Tesla Motors, based in Palo Alto, California, “intend to cooperate on the development of electric vehicles, parts, and production […]


Women & Economy: The Politics of Empowerment 1

By Bushra Zulfiqar The last two decades have witnessed an increasing emphasis on women’s empowerment as gender has moved at the centre of contemporary development debates. International commitments like the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) have brought […]


Armed Forces Unification Day

Mehmood-Ul-Hassan Khan On the 34th anniversary Armed Forces Unification Day, the President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan spoke proudly about the high standards of its armed forces based on faith, belonging, loyalty, sacrifice and pride. He stressed that UAE’s Founding fathers were the instrumental to shape the doctrine […]


NPT AND ARMED FORCES OF UAE

Mehmood-Ul-Hassan Khan Safety of nuclear arsenals has become the foremost duty of each and every government in the world. Rising regional geo-political uncertainties, complicated international geo-strategic sensitivities and above all unfinished war against terrorism has already been made inroads in the foreign policies, defence strategies and national priorities of the […]


SUSPICIOUS HELPING HANDS

ALI SUKHANVER Political turmoil, economic disorder, scarcity of energy resources and no doubt above all the ever growing population; the developing countries have their own particular problems throughout the world. All these problems join hand together and ultimately create sky-kissing hurdles in the way to stability and prosperity of these […]


Eat fruits-prevent cancer

An email from a friend: Dr Stephen Mak is a friend of mine at the BSF course. He told me he treats terminal ill cancer patients by “un-orthodox” way and many patients recovered. He explains to me before he is using solar energy to clear the illnesses of his patients. […]