Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) has declared 27 housing societies including the Airport Housing Society (extension) and the Lawyers Cooperative Housing Society, as illegal and has issued notices to them. The RDA, while recommending to the… Read More »Rawalpindi Development Authority declares 27 housing societies illegal
Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan The leadership and government of the United Arab Emirates are taking all possible measures to tackle the looming danger of water scarcity. Water security has become mantra of every government around… Read More »UAE and International Water Summit 2013
Association asks Supreme Court to allow kite flying in rural areas
LAHORE: As authorities are planning to continue the ban on the festival of kites this year, the All Pakistan Kite Flying Association has urged the Supreme Court chief justice to allow holding the festival outside the urban areas so that the centuries-old tradition could be preserved.
All Pakistan Kite Flying Association Chairman Khawaja Nadeem Wayn said that around 150,000 people in Lahore and 180,000 people in Gujranwala and Kasur districts, affiliated with the kite industry, had lost their jobs and were facing hardship, as they had no other means to earn livelihood.
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By Shireen Campwala
It is quite hectic to evaluate, explain and understand the delicate situation about packaged milk in Pakistan as there are many dangerous and poisonous substances and other harmful detergents being mixed in the packaged milk in Pakistan, Canada, USA and other European countries.
Justice Mian Saquib Nasir of the Lahore High Court expressed his serious concern about the packaged milk in our country. On Wednesday June 17, 2010 he had given information about the harmful substances mixed in the packaged milk, which is easily available in our country in local shops and stores. The information was given by Pakistan Standards And Quality Control Authority’s (PSQCA) chairman.Read More »The pitfalls of packaged milk in Pakistan
Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan UAE and WFES 2013 United Arab Emirates, being the leader of renewable energies and technologies in the region and one of the active exporters of renewables around the globe once again… Read More »UAE and World Future Energy Summit 2013
PROFESSOR ALI SUKHANVER
A few weeks back the Pakistan army published its new Green Book which identified internal insurgent forces as the country’s principal national security threat. The book also indicated a shift of concentration of the Pakistan army from Eastern borders to the western front. This doctrinal change was warmly welcomed by various sections of the national and the international society and it was being hoped that the relations between Pakistan and India would get better as a result of this shift of concentration. Moreover it was also expected that the process of giving India the status of the ‘Most Favoured Nation’ would also expedite. But unfortunately just after the announcement of the policy of this shift in Read More »HOSTILE FRIENDS
Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan Most recently, the People’s Republic of China during Communist Party Central Committee (CPC) 18th meeting changed its top leadership and the reins of governance and decision making power has been handed… Read More »China’s New Vision and Expected Strategic Challenges
PROFESSOR ALI SUKHANVER
According to the New York Times, an ex-CIA officer Mr. John C. Kiriakou is scheduled to be sentenced to 30 months in prison as part of a plea deal in which he admitted violating the Intelligence Identities Protection Act by e-mailing the name of a covert C.I.A officer to a freelance reporter. The paper says Mr. Kiriakou, 48, earned numerous commendations in nearly 15 years at the C.I.A some of which were spent undercover overseas chasing Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups. He led the team in 2002 that found Abu Zubaydah, a terrorist logistics specialist for Al Qaeda, andRead More »LEARNING FROM THE USA
Islamabad: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has cancelled the NOC issued for development of the Roshan Pakistan Housing Scheme in Sector E-16, as according to it, the planners of the project were not completing various formalities.
The CDA has informed the public and other concerned regarding cancellation of the No Objection Certificate (NOC) issued to the M/s Roshan Pakistan (RP) Corporation for development of Roshan Pakistan Housing Scheme in Sector E-16, Zone-II of Islamabad, with immediate effect.
The CDA spokesman said that action had been taken by civic body because of non-completion of post-NOC formalities even after lapse of more than seven years after issuance of the NOC.Read More »CDA cancels NOC issued to Roshan Pakistan housing scheme in Sector E-16
Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan Constitution reflects the collective political wisdom of a country. It stands for fair play, equal rights, social justice and above all democracy in the modern political arenas. It guarantees basic civil… Read More »Constitution of Uzbekistan: A Research Study