Pakistani scientist granted bail from Ajmer jail

The 80-year-old ailing Pakistani scientist Dr Mohammed Khalil Chishti, who was granted bail by Indian Supreme Court on Monday in a two-decade-old murder case, has been released from jail Ajmer today, Indian media reported.

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How PPP has Evolved

By:Dr Hasan Askari Rizvi

The party of the past is not the party of the present

Political parties are integral to democracy. It is not possible to conceive of functional democracy in the absence of openly competing political parties that subscribe to constitutionalism and democracy. A political party can be instrumental to promoting . . . → Read More: How PPP has Evolved

Siachen – an exercise in futility

Who does what

War, said Odysseus to Achilles, is young men dying and old men talking.

The old men are talking these days. For the tragedy at Siachen has stirred up debate on wisdom of the war itself and the old men are frothing at the mouth. Row upon row of home-grown Sun Tzus . . . → Read More: Siachen – an exercise in futility

Ms. Younas’ suicide stirs Pakistan

Fakhra Younas went under the surgeon’s knife 38 times, hoping to repair the gruesome damage inflicted by a vengeful Pakistani man who had doused her face in acid a decade earlier, virtually melting her mouth, nose and ears.

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PTI’s Rural Governance Support Plan

It is difficult not be overwhelmed by Imran Khan’s passion when he is talking in hyperbole about his oncoming “tsunami”. One felt even more overwhelmed when the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman was interrupting from time to time with his characteristic capsule explanations of the points Jehangir Tareen was making while briefing senior journalists on the . . . → Read More: PTI’s Rural Governance Support Plan

British MP’s advice to Pakistan

Renowned British politician and first Muslim and youngest member of British House of Lords, Lord Nazir Ahmed has said that Pakistan needed evolution instead of revolution.

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Kidnappers release 34 hostages after talks with cleric

Thirty-four people kidnapped from Hunza on April 3 in the wake of violence and bloodshed in Gilgit and Chilas were released on Tuesday as a result of successful talks between kidnappers and cleric Aga Rahat ul Hussain, police said.

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Indian designer introduces a unique form of texting for deaf phone users

An Indian graduate student has development a mobile phone application that enables people with sight and hearing impairments to send and receive text messages.

The PocketSMS application was developed for Android smartphones, which are generally cheaper than Apple’s iPhones. The application converts text into Morse code vibrations so that users can “feel” the message.

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Name of PM Gilani’s son emerges in drug scandal

Name of Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani’s son Ali Musa Gilani has surfaced in a Rs 7 billion drug scandal on Thursday.

The Supreme Court (SC) sought complete record from the Anti-Narcotics Force about granting out-of-turn quota for ingredient of medicine to two pharmaceutical companies by the Federal Health Ministry allegedly under the influence of . . . → Read More: Name of PM Gilani’s son emerges in drug scandal