Monthly Archives: January 2011


Pakistani Auto dealers exploiting car import policy 1

By Moonis Ahmed KARACHI: The local car dealers are reportedly involved in prima facia violation of vehicle import policy that was formulated to facilitate overseas Pakistanis on their return to homeland, sources told Daily Times. The dealers have been openly exploiting car import policy—transfer of residence, gift and personal baggage […]


The Cause of Violence 1

By Qaisar Sultan What causes violence on this earth? Is it the survival of the fittest in the animal kingdom, or recognition in human societies that makes the killings necessary? The recognition comes through power; and man has to be more powerful than others. The egotistical and sometimes pragmatic nature […]


Islamabad: Saidpur Village, hub of tourists

The centuries-old Saidpur Village under the green Margalla Hills is serving the federal capital as a hub of tourists but its security arrangements needs to be beefed up. Preserving this artistic and rich cultural site in the foothills of Margalla is no doubt a remarkable effort to help revive the […]


United Arab Emirates Macro-Economy 2010: A Review

Mehmood-Ul-Hassan Khan Most recently the central bank of the UAE published a report (January 2011) in which it said that the country’s GDP has crossed Dh1 trillion mark in 2010 due to rigorous diversification of macro-economy, rapid industrialization, small and medium enterprises contributory role, infrastructure, trade, service sector and tourism. […]


WORLD FUTURE ENERGY SUMMIT, 2011

Mehmood-Ul-Hassan Khan More than 25,000 delegates actively participated in the World Future Energy Summit, 2011 and rigorously discussed renewable and future energy solutions, innovations, investments, policy and vision. The WFES also covered a wide range of policy initiatives, future plans not confined only to energy policy, investment and funding, green […]


Abu Dhabi’s major environment friendly policy initiatives of renewable energy 1

By Mehmood-Ul-Hassan Khan United Arab Emirates being a hub of foreign direct investments, tourism, trade and the last but not the least service sector is also taking all possible policy initiatives to lead the region and world in the field of renewable energy resources/technologies. The deteriorating global warming levels and […]


Sheikh Khalifa hails the role of Islamic Parliaments

By Mehmood-Ul-Hassan Khan Most recently, President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan underlined that the work of the Islamic Parliamentary faces growing challenges which require it to shoulder responsibilities and address issues at level of expectations and endeavours. Sheikh Khalifa stressed that this goal will come only through […]


Let us NOT forget Asia Bibi

By Bushra Zulfiqar 21st January 2011 Once again no condemnation of the brutal assassination of Salma Taseer Shaheed is enough. As a debate has encircled in and outside of Pakistan about the extremist and the moderates Muslim identity, once again the country is at cross roads. People suddenly are under […]


WATER CONSPIRACY

ALI SUKHANVER The river-water issue is one of the most grievous problems which would never let India and Pakistan come close to each other if not timely and properly taken care of. India is curtailing the down stream water coming towards Pakistan by making dams at various points; and all […]