Daily Archives: August 26, 2011

Pakistanis in denial 10 years after 9/11

ABBOTTABAD: The young Pakistani officer sighs when he thinks about what happened to Osama bin Laden. “Was he really here?” he said, adding that “All that, it’s like 9/11, we don’t even know if it really happened.” Sitting at the end of the track leading to the compound where US […]


PROFESSOR ALI SUKHANVER  You greet someone at your door-steps but he pushes you back and forces himself into your home; what happens next? Surely your reaction would be very much hostile and aggressive. Same must have been the reaction of the security staff when some Americans, posing to be the […]

Ghazi Barotha Hydropower Project

Thermal power costs 5 times of hydroelectric During the last eight years hydropower cost remained at Rs 1.08 per unit compared to the thermal generation’s cost of Rs 5.36 per unit, therefore Pakistan needs to focus on hydropower generation to resolve its longstanding power shortfall issue. Statistics available on the […]

Thar coal project to be operational from Dec 2013

Associated Press of Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Thar coal project will be operational from December 2013 which will bring prosperity in the country, said Dr Samar Mubarakmand member Science and Technology Planning Commission on Thursday. Talking to a private news channel, he said Pakistan had enough coal reservoirs that could provide electricity […]