The death toll from a deadly Rawalpindi-bound train accident near Aab-e-Gum area of Bolan district in Balochistan has risen to 19.
Officials on Wednesday confirmed the death toll to have risen to 19 and around a dozen people are still in critical condition after Tuesday’s accident.
The Pakistan Railways train carrying around 300 passengers from . . . → Read More: Quetta train accident, 19 dead many injured
The biggest obstacles to China’s plans lie in the dysfunction and incompetence of Pakistan’s governing structures.
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(By RAZA RUMI) Pakistan’s best export to the United States is none other than the celebrated artist Shahzia Sikander. More than two decades of her multitudinous art practice has culminated in a series of recent public events that both employ her work as a highpoint of contemporary artistic expression as well as pay a . . . → Read More: Doing it Shahzia Sikander style
Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers held a meeting on the international border in Samba district of Jammu region to maintain ceasefire, an official said on Monday.
“A casual contact meeting was held on Sunday at the Octroi Post Outpost in RS Pura sector on the international border between the field commanders of BSF . . . → Read More: Meeting held between Pakistan Rangers and BSF
General Electric’ s (GE) three significant investments in Pakistan, valued at over $50 million, would strengthen digitisation, enhance local capabilities of GE Pakistan and its partners, and help develop new projects in clean energy sector.
Announced on the sidelines of GE Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt’s visit, the new investments include setting up of a . . . → Read More: General Electric promises US$ 50 Million investment in Pakistan
In an article published in Forbes—“Rearranging the Subcontinent”—the author Mr Robert D Kaplan starts with the profound observation that-‘the division of the Indian subcontinent may not be history’s last word in political geography’— thereby implying that the situation is in some kind of flux and may be resolved with changes. The fact is that a . . . → Read More: Mr Kaplan got it wrong… intentionally!
So i came across a blogpost written by ET’s sub editor Faiq Lodhi titled ” What good is the Shaheen1A Missile?”
It presents an interesting mix of ignorance, myths, fabricated facts and outright lies about the whole issue regarding defense spending and if or not we should be building schools instead of bombs. I will . . . → Read More: False facts about Pakistan’s defence budget
(By JOHN PILGER) Why has so much journalism succumbed to propaganda? Why are censorship and distortion standard practice? Why is the BBC so often a mouthpiece of rapacious power? Why do the New York Times and theWashington Post deceive their readers?
Why are young journalists not taught to understand media agendas and to challenge the . . . → Read More: Media and propaganda wars
It takes some mastery of spin to turn the litany of intelligence failures over last year’s butchery of the off-duty soldier Lee Rigby into a campaign againstFacebook. But that’s exactly how David Cameron’s government and a pliant media have disposed of the report by Westminster’s committee of intelligence trusties.
You might have expected Whitehall’s security . . . → Read More: Facebook doesn’t make terrorists, wars and tyranny does
In the build-up to the landing of the Philae probe on comet 67P/C-G on Tuesday, scientists learned something surprising.
The comet makes a noise – now being called a “song”.
The European Space Agency successfully landed the probe after 10 years of work, even though harpoons designed to anchor it failed to deploy, Reuters reports.
. . . → Read More: Comet makes noise- captured