Monthly Archives: September 2012


CDA proposes City Centre for Islamabad

 By Muhammed Anis (The News)  The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has submitted a plan to the prime minister to give the federal capital a ‘City Centre’.  CDA Chairman Farkhand Iqbal told ‘The News’ on Wednesday that the ‘City Centre’ would be developed in Sector F-12 with inclusion of a portion […]


Islamabad sectors C-15 and 16 to be launched soon

 The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is contemplating to revive the 1996 Land Acquisition Policy in order to compensate owners of Built up Property (BuP), constructed on land falling in Sectors C-15 and C-16. The 1996 Land Acquisition Policy was given by then PPP government according to which landowners with 300 […]


‘Intel Inside’ ignites mobile branding war

SAN FRANCISCO: As the mobile computing wars heat up, chipmakers that supply the crucial components inside smartphones and tablets aim to grab more of the glory. Not content to remain in the shadows of hot consumer brands like Apple or Samsung, chipmakers — including Intel, Qualcomm and Nvidia — want […]


Impact of power crisis in Pakistan and the solution 1

 By Iqbal Sheikh Seldom, if ever, employers and employees (malik aur mazdoor) agree on anything. They have come together in the face of massive load shedding in having a common nemesis – the local Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA). This mutual suffering and sorrow has brought them together away […]


NATIONAL DAY CELEBRATIONS 2012 1

Saudi Arabia’s Sustainable Socio-Economy Prosperity Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan Comparative study of the modern economic history of the world reveals that economically strong and socially vibrant and united nations tend to succeed in the times of national and international crises. It is the lesson of modern human civilization that socio-economic […]


THE REAL FACE OF EXTREMISM

PROFESSOR ALI SUKHANVER Today the Muslims all over the world including Pakistan are protesting over a film which not only made fun of the Islamic teachings and preaching but also tried to (God forbid) disrepute and defame in a very derogatory manner the most honorable, respectable and no doubt the […]


ISLAMABAD: Nadra starts issuing Smart Cards 1

By Shakeel Anjum (THE NEWS) The National Database Registration Authority (Nadra) has started issuing Smart Cards, the most secure national identity card of the world, containing 36 security features, sources told ‘The News’ on Monday. First Smart Card has been issued on the name of Asif Ali Zardari, President of […]