Monthly Archives: July 2011


Gulf of ethnic differences

By Qaisar Sultan What makes fractionalization a fact of life in the countries with ethnic and religious diversity? The other question we may ask is: How far does ethnic fissure impinge on the peace and tranquility and progress of the country. The answer to the first question is simply lies […]


Overseas Pakistanis Foundation to set up more academic institutions

Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) has decided to formulate a comprehensive policy, to establish new education institutions for children of Overseas Pakistanis. In the meeting of Board of Governors (BOG), the Board evaluated the performance of OPF Educational Institutions and stressed upon the OPF management to improve the academic and administrative […]


A TRIBUTE TO DR. FAI

PROFESSOR ALI SUKHANVER  It is nothing difficult to estimate that the arrest of Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai, the Executive Director of the US-based Kashmir American Council is the result of American extremism and narrow mindedness against Muslims as well as an attempt to please the government ofIndiaduring Hillary Clinton’s visit […]


Smartphone sales on the rise in Pakistani markets

By Muhammad Yasir KARACHI: Smartphone handsets sales have been increasing in the local markets with emerging technology trends and different user-friendly applications, industry stakeholders said. Local market for smartphone is very secure and thriving – though not in substantial numbers but it’s significant keeping in view the economy situation and […]


State sponsored 1981 PIA plane hijack: Brig Imtiaz 1

Moayyed Jafri LAHORE: Brigadier (retd) Imtiaz Ahmed, former director-general of Intelligence Bureau (IB), who also served as the in-charge of ISI’s Internal Security Wing, has said that terrorism was introduced for the first time in the history of Pakistan with the hijacking of a PIA plane from Peshawar to Kabul […]