New Indo-Pak visa agreement expected

 By SUJAY MEHDUDIA

Businessmen will be given multi-entry visas for more than a year with expanded access

In a development that is likely to bring cheer to people on both sides of the border, Pakistan’s Commerce Secretary Zafar Mahmood on Thursday indicated that India and Pakistan would, in all likelihood, announce a new . . . → Read More: New Indo-Pak visa agreement expected

DDoS attacks on Pakistani websites?

Mainstream Pakistani news website, Express Tribune, cannot be viewed except on cached updates as of 4:55pm today. Rumours of a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service error) attack are circulating among online netizens, and the problem “seems to have spread” to another website, that of United Bank Limited, which times out the operation and displays Error . . . → Read More: DDoS attacks on Pakistani websites?

Grim future: Education system ‘a nightmare’

A survey on education revealed that around 20 per cent children in rural areas are out of school, while those enrolled show poor understanding of basic subjects.

The ‘Annual Status of Education Report Pakistan-Rural 2010’ was released here on Monday by the South Asia Forum for Education Development, which is managed by Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi in . . . → Read More: Grim future: Education system ‘a nightmare’