Humayun Akhtar Khan
The total installed power-generation capacity in Pakistan is about 20,000 MW. At any point in time, only about 75 per cent of it is operational. Pakistan`s demand is around 15,000 MW. The operational capacity and demand seem to match. Why is it, then, that we are only able to produce a little over 10,000 MW these days, to suffer the huge load-shedding and industry closures? Read More »Resolving the energy crisis in Pakistan
Ashraf Jehangir Qazi
In 1971 we lost more than half our compatriots who offered up joyful prayers of gratitude on their deliverance from the hell we chose to inflict upon them in the name of an “ideology” interpreted largely by our military and clergy neither of whom played any role in the Pakistan Movement.
Read More »Another Pakistan movement
By Saadia Khalid
An amount of US$45 million by the United States has been injected to the fund-starved Higher Education Commission (HEC) that will help 28 public universities of Khyber-Pukhtoonkhwa, Southern Punjab and Balochistan in budgetary shortfall and fee waiver to more than 7,000 IDP students.
Read More »Islamabad: fund-starved Higher Education Commission (HEC) gets US$45 million
Sayeeda Warsi, Baroness Warsi is a British politician for the Conservative Party and a lawyer. Since the UK General Election, 2010 she has been the Chairman of the Conservative Party, sitting in the cabinet. She is the first Muslim woman to sit in the cabinet. She is a former Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party and is the Shadow Member for the City of Sheffield.
Read More »Sayeeda Warsi: Muslim woman in UK cabinet
Education is not only the path towards economic development and social progress but it essentially is also the push factor towards human excellence and intellectual liberation. It is the art of knowledge creation and the pursuit of unraveling the ultimate truths of universe, which intensely captivates human intellect. Education, if looked at objectively is the only way to achieve the God gifted potential of human mind, the brain power.Read More »The Case for Education in Balochistan-By Bushra Zulfiqar
Former president Pervez Musharraf has announced that he would contest the next general election in the country even if they were held on a mid-term basis, a private TV channel reported on Friday. Read More »Musharraf says he will contest next elections
USA 84.10 83.90 UK 128.27 127.96 Euro 111.19 110.92 Canada 82.68 82.49 Switzerland 77.61 77.43 Australia 77.75 77.57 Sweden 11.55 11.52 Japan 0.8957 0.8936 Norway 14.17 14.14 Singapore 61.27 61.12 Denmark 14.94 14.90 Saudi Arabia… Read More »Pakistan Rupee exchange rates 07-May-2010