What is being done for global hunger pangs?

By Ben Hewitt

With malnutrition responsible for the deaths of thousands of children, much more high-profile investment is needed.

Tanzanian nutrition expert Professor Joyce Kinabo last week gave a speech to health campaigners from around the world, calling on them to focus on nutrition if they want to save the lives of mothers . . . → Read More: What is being done for global hunger pangs?

The unseen Pakistan

This is a really great video on the other face of Pakistan, not the bad side. Hope you take the time to watch it.

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You cannot separate the just from the unjust

ISLAMABAD - In a separate note with the detailed judgment on the contempt of court case against Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, Justice Asif Seed Khan Khosa wrote that the respondent’s (PM) conduct in the contempt case regrettably appears to be symptomatic of a bigger malady which, if allowed to remain unchecked or uncured, may overwhelm or . . . → Read More: You cannot separate the just from the unjust

Hail the King of Islamabad

Expect a court battle soon over whose daddy owns this city.

Earlier this week, CDA chief Farkhand Iqbal’s son, no doubt proud of his dad’s great list of accomplishments including stealing and unsealing the Bhoja Air black box and making ludicrous comments about other agencies to deflect blame for his own failures, decided to establish his father’s . . . → Read More: Hail the King of Islamabad

Al-Jazeera reporter expelled from China

By Keith B. Richburg

China has expelled an American journalist working for the English-language arm of al-Jazeera, according to a statement issued Tuesday by the Qatar-based satellite television network whose broadcasts played a pivotal role in the Arab Spring uprisings.

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Lyari-beyond stereotypes

By Suhail Yusuf

Gang wars, poverty, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), football and, maybe, boxing are the notions usually associated with Lyari, one of Karachi’s oldest neighbourhoods. There is, however, more to Lyari than these stereotypes.

Historically, the inhabitants of Lyari were among the first settlers Karachi.

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Sarfaz Nawaz advocates Hafeez as T-20 captain

Former test bowler, Sarfraz Nawaz has urged the Pakistan Cricket Board that batsman Mohammad Hafeez be appointed as the captain of national T-20 team and the present skipper, Misbah ul Haq be given the task to lead the side in one-day and test matches.

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Arms recovery case is bogus: Shahzain Bugti

Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) provincial chief Shahzain Bugti has claimed that the arms recovery case against him is forged and he will not appeal against it, Express News reported on Tuesday.

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