Dealing with Burma: Reality versus Rumor

July 12th: According to ‘some’ international news agencies: 500 villages torched, thousands killed by Buddhist mobs and the Burmese army.

July 16th: The photos, all the evidence is out!

July 17th: Somehow all of that makes Pakistanis are unpatriotic for not staying in the country.

July 19th: Google images prove the photos were a . . . → Read More: Dealing with Burma: Reality versus Rumor

iSleeping

Your friend’s wedding is coming up and you want to look your best but nothing can disguise those huge bags under your eyes. Haven’t been sleeping properly?

There was a time when human beings slept at sunset and woke to a day brightened by natural light from the sun.This routine was first altered after Thomas . . . → Read More: iSleeping

Inadequate facilities provided to policemen at Sehri, Iftari

Thirsty, hungry and boiling under the midsummer sun, it takes a special something to be a policeman deployed at one of the city’s many checkpoints. It also takes proper facilities to keep their spirits up.

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PCB hires sports psychologist

Former Test cricketer Moin-ul-Atiq has joined the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as sports psychologist and motivational speaker.

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DFID to provide £ 40 million for stipends for female students in KPK

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) would provide 40 million pounds to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to support its initiative of extending monthly stipends to girl students, officials told Dawn on Tuesday.

The provincial government would distribute Rs1 billion stipends among girl students of Grade-VI to Grade-X, studying at public sector schools, in all the 25 . . . → Read More: DFID to provide £ 40 million for stipends for female students in KPK

The admirable President of Pakistan

It is easy to feel admiration and not a little respect for President Asif Zardari, who turns 57 this week.

Like Manmohan Singh, he rarely allows himself to be interviewed by his own media because journalism on the subcontinent is quite poor. And so, while there is much reported about him, and rightly, his defence . . . → Read More: The admirable President of Pakistan