Category: Articles

The threat of cyberterrorism

BY Uzair M. Younus : Over three billion users access the internet today, compared to a measly 400 million in 2000. As the internet creates new opportunities for...

Pharma challenge

THE man who developed the successful polio vaccine, Jonas Salk, refused to patent it. When asked why, he replied: “There is no patent. Could you patent the sun?”...

Kashmir conflict and British culpability

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond was obviously detached from reality when he suggested, on March 08, that the issue of Jammu and Kashmir should not be a...

Maneuvering MQM

The Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) has been experiencing a roller-coaster ride ever since the military-backed Karachi operation was intensified by the law enforcing...

Getting Kashmir’s priorities to the table

With India and Pakistan engaging in small talk, holding hands and contemplating (maybe) a discussion of their differences over Kashmir, there is an exigent need for...

Indian minorities face intolerance

WORLD popular Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan is passing through the ever worst period of his life as an actor. His bad days started last November on his 50th birthday....

North Korean satellite launch

North Korea’s missile and nuclear provocations are continuing. The country put Kwangmyongsong-4 (Shining Star) satellite, into the orbit on 7 February, sparking a...

A Miracle on the Indus River?

By Ahmad Rashid Malik The Indus River is known as the lifeblood of Pakistan’s economy. Great ancient civilizations were formed along the Indus River, including the...

Class war in Pakistan

By Shaukat M Zafar ISLAMABAD: Pakistan lacks any political stability and long term strategy: the poor are getting poorer and the rich are flourishing with an...

Pakistan ready to assist in reviving an Afghan-led peace process

UNITED NATIONS: Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi told the UN General Assembly that Pakistan was ready to assist in reviving an Afghan-led peace process once formally requested...