Why the west must not impose its broken model on others

“So far, the 21st century has been a rotten one for the western model,” according to a new book, The Fourth Revolution, by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge. This seems an extraordinary admission from two editors of the Economist, the flag-bearer of English liberalism, which has long insisted that the non-west could only achieve prosperity . . . → Read More: Why the west must not impose its broken model on others

Is being a Bhutto enough for Bilawal?

Waking up from its deep slumber, the PPP is trying to resuscitate itself pinning its hopes on the young inheritor of the Bhutto political mantle. Once the country’s most formidable political force, the PPP is now only a relic of its past, isolated from the country’s new political reality.

Will it be possible for a . . . → Read More: Is being a Bhutto enough for Bilawal?

Deaths of PAT activists leads to another murder case filed against PM

Police have registered another murder case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and several other ministers and top police and administration officials, this time on a complaint lodged by PTI regarding the deaths of two PAT activists during clashes with law enforcement officials in Islamabad’s Red Zone.

“A case under charges of murder, attempt . . . → Read More: Deaths of PAT activists leads to another murder case filed against PM

Floods claim hundreds of lives in Pakistan and India

Army and air force troops worked to rescue thousands of people stranded in Indian-controlled Kashmir and northern and eastern Pakistan, where flooding and landslides have caused more than 320 deaths.

Six days of rains in Indian Kashmir have left more than 120 people dead in the region’s worst flooding in more . . . → Read More: Floods claim hundreds of lives in Pakistan and India

PTI workers told to prepare for a two week sit in

The PTI chairman, Imran Khan, on Sunday dashed the hopes of most of the party workers by instructing them to prepare for continuing the sit-in for another two weeks.

A senior leader of the PTI told Dawn that the party chairman was still hopeful that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would resign. He asked the party . . . → Read More: PTI workers told to prepare for a two week sit in

India’s growing rape problem and search for solution

A reeling Indian village where two teen cousins were brutally gang raped and hanged may be able to sleep more soundly now that new toilets have been installed in the area.

Last May, the 14- and 15-year-old girls from Katra village in Uttar Pradesh state were gang raped and hanged from a mango tree in the middle . . . → Read More: India’s growing rape problem and search for solution

PAT, PTI portray negative image of Pakistan

Deputy Speaker, National Assembly, Murtaza Javaid Abbasi on Thursday said that the leaders of Pakistan Awami Tehreek and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) portrayed bad image of the country.Talking to a delegation from Hawalian, Murtaza Abbasi said all political parties in the Parliament are committed for the rule of law and supremacy of the constitution.He said that . . . → Read More: PAT, PTI portray negative image of Pakistan

Dengue vaccine to be made public soon

An experimental vaccine against dengue fever being developed by Sanofi proved about 60 percent effective in its second large clinical trial. The results could clear the way for the introduction of the world’s first inoculation against the disease, which is mosquito-borne and becoming an increasing threat.

. . . → Read More: Dengue vaccine to be made public soon

Attack on PTV station

In 1968, the United States military, as part of the infamous Tet Offensive, heavily bombarded a town in Vietnam called Ben Tre. There were heavy civilian casualties and an estimated 550 people were killed and another 1,200 were wounded. What distinguished this battle from others in the Vietnam War was a quote from . . . → Read More: Attack on PTV station

Jennifer Aniston to make directorial debut

Actress Jennifer Aniston is on the hunt for a perfect feature film to make her directorial debut. The former F.R.I.E.N.D.S. star has taken on two short films but now she wants to direct a feature movie, reports femalefirst.co.uk. “Directing is the next big hurdle I want to take on. I’ve done some short films that I just loved . . . → Read More: Jennifer Aniston to make directorial debut