Will Gillani survive his indictment charges?

Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, indicted by the Supreme Court on Monday, was once seen as a shrewd operator with the best chance of bringing stability to Pakistan.

The soft-spoken figure tiptoed through Pakistan’s political minefields and at times acted as a troubleshooter – charming opposition leaders over tea or a meal to take the . . . → Read More: Will Gillani survive his indictment charges?

Musharraf addresses LUMS students in a Video Conference

The ISI is a very important institution and conspiracies to destabilise it and the army will likely destabilise Pakistan, former president General (r) Pervez Musharraf said on Monday.

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Internet for the poor

While many young tech wizards strive to invent the next iPad, Umar Saif is working to bring Internet-style networking to millions of Pakistanis who don’t have access to the Web. He could shake up the country’s politics in the process.

Saif’s efforts recently earned him recognition by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as one of . . . → Read More: Internet for the poor

Pakistani scholar named among worlds top Young Innovators

Dr. Umar Saif, Associate Professor, School of Science and Engineering, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) has been recognized by MIT Technology Review as one of the top 35 innovators (TR35) in the world. He is the first Pakistani scholar to have been selected for the prestigious TR35 award in the last decade.

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Pakistanis want a better future, just like us

As Americans try to decipher where the Pakistan government, military and intelligence services stand in the fight against extremists, ordinary Pakistanis are busy trying to make their country a better place. In many cases they do his in spite of, or, to put it more kindly, in lieu of their bureaucracy.

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How to revive Pakistan’s film industry using existing talent and modern skills

“We can revamp our film industry by learning from the experience of Hollywood,” filmmaker Sarmad Sultan Khoosat said on Friday.

He was speaking at a workshop on film making skills at the second day of FiLums, amateur film festival, at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS).

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