Monthly Archives: July 2012


Soft Power and UAE

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan Soft power is a vital concept in political science and international relations disciplines. With the dawn of globalization, information technology revolution and emergence of different financial resources, soft power concept has become significant in national and foreign policies. Implementation of soft power activities vary from country […]


Samsung unveils motion controlled angry-birds app for smart TV

 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital convergence technologies, yesterday announced the global availability of the Angry Birds App for Samsung Smart TV. Developed by Rovio Entertainment, a Finnish entertainment media company, Angry Birds is one of the top smartphone apps worldwide. The game’s fun and colorful characters […]


New Mac operating system goes on sale

NEW YORK: Apple Inc. will release its new operating system for Mac computers yesterday, with features borrowed from mobile devices and a tighter integration with online file storage. Dubbed Mountain Lion, the new software narrows the gap between the PC and phone software packages, making Mac personal computers work more […]


PTCL introduces revised ‘3G EVO Unlimited’ packages

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has introduced revised packages for its ‘3G EVO Wireless Broadband’, the country’s most popular Broadband Wireless Internet service. The popular EVO Truly Unlimited, EVO Postpaid, EVO Max and EVO Wi-Fi Cloud shall now be available with an addition of Rs 100 service charges at […]


THE DRONES IN REWARD

PROFESSOR ALI SUKHANVER According to media reports, the new ISI chief, General Zaheer-ul-Islam would be there in Washingtonon 2nd of this August to hold talks with CIA Director David Petraeus on counter-terror cooperation and intelligence sharing. Since after the ‘uncivilized and unethical’ raid of theUS marines in search of Osama […]


LONDON: UK businessmen want removal of Pak students from immigration stats

Top British businessmen have urged British Prime Minister David Cameron to remove Pakistani students from official immigration figures to avoid choking off a valuable source of wealth and skills. The businessmen warned that visa restrictions designed to bring net immigration below 100,000 a year would deter wealthy foreigners from outside […]


Pakistan’s Energy crisis and remedy: suggestions and proposals

Due to indifferent attitude of the incumbent government towards its basic responsibilities, people in Pakistan are suffering from energy crisis, which is proving to be unbearable. Power crisis is also affecting. Lopsided priorities, poor management and lack of accountability can be denoted as the reasons for dearth of energy in […]


Google declares war on illicit networks

By AFP THOUSAND OAKS: Google chief Eric Schmidt declared war on international criminals Tuesday, vowing to harness technology to battle “illicit networks” around the world. At a two-day summit including Interpol, government ministers and victims of forced labor and child slavery, Schmidt said the Internet can help fight traffickers of […]