Pakistani images on National Geographics

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How animal and human health is inextricably interwoven

By Ayyaz Kiani 

Animal and human health is inextricably interwoven. Food derived from animals, especially cattle serve as a reservoir of diseases of public health importance. Nobody seems to take notice of this in the public health community of Pakistan. A series of blogs is started to high highlight the issues involved and the problems . . . → Read More: How animal and human health is inextricably interwoven

How the west views Muslim protests

I’m guessing that the crazies who stormed the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi won’t be reading this… but if they were, I’d say “Don’t you know that you’re killing yourselves!?”

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Occupying: When two years have passed

By Vijay Parshad

A mid-September sunny day in New York City draws those with the day off to go to the parks and laze along the avenues, walking by the workers on call, cleaning up after tourists, holding together a city that always seems held together by the sweat of its massive workforce and a . . . → Read More: Occupying: When two years have passed

Ensuring free and fair elections

The appointment of Justice (retired) Fakhruddin G Ebrahim as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) has been hailed throughout the country as a good augury for a proper general election. He has made a series of extremely heartening statements about the need for a fair election and his own commitment to the ideal. The essential question . . . → Read More: Ensuring free and fair elections

PTCL / PEMRA BLOCK INTERNET IN PAKISTAN

Not realizing that the protesters “protesting” on the streets of Pakistan don’t have access to high speed internet nor the knowledge and expertise to search and view the undesirable content on websites like YouTube, PTCL and PEMRA have started blocking the websites indiscriminately and irresponsibly without regard how it might be affecting the real and genuine . . . → Read More: PTCL / PEMRA BLOCK INTERNET IN PAKISTAN

KPK govt claims 40% of missing men have returned home

Authorities in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P)  on Monday told a UN delegation currently in the country to examine the issue of enforced disappearances that 40% of missing persons have already returned home.

Four members of the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances arrived in Peshawar and held an hour-long meeting with two officials of . . . → Read More: KPK govt claims 40% of missing men have returned home

Ex-town Nazim dies in Karachi violence

Dr Tariq Pervaiz Mehmood, a former Town Nazim and his friend were shot dead  after unidentified men opened fire on them, DawnNews reported.

Jamaat-i-Islami chief Syed Munawar Hasan condemned the killing of Dr Tariq Pervaiz Mehmood, calling it an act of terrorism. Former City Nazim Naimatullah Khan also condemned the killing and called for the killers to . . . → Read More: Ex-town Nazim dies in Karachi violence

SC orders PM Ashraf to prepare letter by Sept 25

by Mubashir Zaidi

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave the government until Sept 25 to draft the letter to Swiss authorities to reopen graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari and adjourned the hearing in the show-cause notice for contempt of court against Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf to the said date, . . . → Read More: SC orders PM Ashraf to prepare letter by Sept 25

Pakistan blocks Youtube in protest of anti-Islam film

Following Youtube management’s refusal to heed to the advice of the Government of Pakistan to remove blasphemous material from its site, Pakistan on Monday night blocked the website across the country. The Ministry of Information Technology implemented the orders by Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and Supreme Court of Pakistan and blocked the social website.

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