Muslim fighter women who stood up for a cause

This week saw the death of two extraordinarily brave women in the Middle East. The first, in Iraq, was Ummayyah Naji Jabara, the daughter of a Sunni tribal leader who had been assassinated by Al Qaeda seven years ago.

Jabara became a politician herself, an advisor to the governor of Salahuddin province. . . . → Read More: Muslim fighter women who stood up for a cause

NUST students amazing EZY Formula racing Car

Students of Mechanical Engineering Department of the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), along Pakistan’s leading IT and technology enabling company, Interactive Group yesterday unveiled a locally manufactured single seater race car at a ceremony.

The Interactive EZY Racing Formula NUST Car will participate in formula student motorsport competition to . . . → Read More: NUST students amazing EZY Formula racing Car

Despite energy woes Pakistan’s economy hits 8-year high

Pakistan plans to boost growth to an eight-year high as the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif battles electricity shortages that have undermined South Asia’s second-biggest economy.

The economy will expand 5.1 percent in the year starting July from an estimated 4.1 percent in the outgoing year, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said in an . . . → Read More: Despite energy woes Pakistan’s economy hits 8-year high

Street footballers make nation proud

ISLAMABAD: It is hard to imagine Pakistan doing great in football at any level. The international sport is among the most popular team sports in the country, but the domestic craze for football is usually visible in front of TV screens than on the pitch.

But the Pakistani street children team proved otherwise, by finishing . . . → Read More: Street footballers make nation proud

Activists demand higher budget for human development

The good news is that out of all the provinces, Sindh, has been investing the most on children out of its budget. The bad news is that these children are getting the least attention in the health sector.

This was revealed in a report titled ‘National . . . → Read More: Activists demand higher budget for human development

Science from a fresh perspective

(By Abdul Quayyum Kundi) One of the subject that occupy some of my time is trying to understand how we perceive things and the foundation of our consciousness. If you recall some weeks ago I shared with you that a fly sees our hand moving in slow motion because scientist say that its heartbeat . . . → Read More: Science from a fresh perspective

How Ron Moreau changed war reporting

We lost Ron Moreau in the spring of 1991. He had gone to Iraqi Kurdistan forNewsweek to cover the panicked flight of hundreds of thousands of people from their homes to the high harsh ice of the mountains on the Turkish border, where they hoped to escape the savagery of Saddam Hussein in the aftermath of . . . → Read More: How Ron Moreau changed war reporting

A Tribute to Army and ISI

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Sisterhood & After: A history of Feminism

Tonight the East London Fawcett Society is holding a debate on the legacy of feminist campaigners from the Second Wave, 50 Years of Feminism. This event, chaired by the Southbank’s Jude Kelly, has been inspired by and is being held in partnership with The British Library’s new feminist oral history project, Sisterhood and After: An Oral History of the Women’s Liberation . . . → Read More: Sisterhood & After: A history of Feminism

Pakistan Army’s female Generals

Major General Shahida Malik, and Major General Shahida Badshah, the first two star female generals of Pakistan armed forces, the only ones in the Muslim world.

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