Monthly Archives: July 2013


Pakistani students shine at Int’l Chemistry Olympiad

Moscow: Pakistani students have again proved their mettle at the international level with their superlative performance at the 45th International Chemistry Olympiad 2013 (IChO), held in Moscow, Russia. The team of four students were sponsored by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). The team secured three bronze medals, with which Pakistan […]


FOREIGN HANDS IN BALOCHISTAN

ALI SUKHANVER Sometimes it seems next to impossible to decide what the actual problem of Balochistan is. Countless targeted killings, kidnappings, suicide attacks and bomb blasts have deprived the beautiful land of Balochistan of peace and prosperity. Just a few years back there was an impression that only the non-Balochis […]


Top Pakistani universities

LUMS, IBA and SZABIST Institute of Management Sciences top in business category The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced the ranking of Pakistani universities on the basis of quality teaching and research. HEC Chairman Dr Javaid R Laghari announced the rankings at a press conference held at the commission secretariat. […]


Use of coal in the 21st century

By Dr Farid A Malik Coal has met the energy needs of humans for centuries. The decline of this fuel resource started in the mid 20th century when large reservoirs of oil and gas were discovered. Despite the environmental degradation by the combustion of coal, most large economies of the […]