Practically Oriented syllabus is the need of the hour

After passing out from a University or a College, we all have to start earning. Some of us will choose to become employees and some of us may give employment to others by establishing start-ups of our own.The need of the hour is a revised Industry oriented syllabus as ultimately, one has to find work […]

An Intimate View of Pakistan,From Bhutto to Zia,Musharraf to Sharif

One of the books that I have waited the longest to read is Baar-i-Shanasaee (The Burden of Association in English doesn’t quite do justice to the evocative, aesthetic title in Urdu) by Ambassador Karamatullah Khan Ghori. I couldn’t get hold of the book by the seasoned Pakistani diplomat — and an accomplished writer and poet […]

Celebrating RTI Week from 19th of March 2016

Objectives: From the preamble of the J&K RTI Act 2009, it is clear that the major objectives of the act are greater transparency in functioning of public authorities, improvement in accountability and performance of the government, promotion of partnership between citizens and the government in decision making processandreduction in corruption in the government departments. Citizen’s […]

How Green are Green Fuels?

Being a student of Bio Resources, most of my classes revolve around studying how biological materials can be developed as useful resources for mankind. Recently in one of my lectures, the focus was on biofuels which are very quickly gaining popularity given the rising concerns over pollution and depleting fuel reservoirs of the world. Our […]

‘My target is 100 children’, says father of 35

QUETTA: Jan Muhammad, 43, is now father to 35 kids after the recent births of two more children. Jan Muhammad has three wives who have given him 21 daughters and 14 sons. “My target is 100 children,” quoted him as saying. The family of 39 lives in a mud-brick house located in a poor […]

Pak: 17 dead, 9 critical after consuming hooch prepared for Holi

A Pakistani police officer said at least 17 Hindus have died after consuming illegally-made alcohol during religious celebrations in southern Pakistan. Niaz Shah said Tuesday that 37 people from the Hindu community in Tando Muhammad Khan district were rushed to hospital on Monday. He says they consumed the hooch during preparations for Holi celebrations, which […]

Terror strikes Brussels, 34 killed

Brussels: Two bomb explosions have rocked Brussels Airport, followed by another blast at a metro station in the city, killing at least 34 people in total. Belgian state broadcaster said the Tuesday blasts had left several dead and many injured. National security level was raised to its maximum. Belgian broadcaster VRT said at least 14 […]

‘Sikhs don’t worship women in any form,so no Bharat Mata ki jai’

Amritsar :- After an MLA was ousted from the Maharshtra assembly after he refused to chant “Bharat Mata ki Jai”, Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) president Simranjit Singh Mann jumped onto the issue on Monday, saying, “Sikhs don’t worship women in any form. Hence, they can’t chant this slogan.” Talking to media after meeting after two […]

U.N lifts N.Korea sanctions on four ships

  GENEVA:- The U.N. Security Council agreed on Monday to a Chinese request to remove sanctions on four ships the United Nations had blacklisted for ties to Pyongyang’s arms trade. The agreement came after China secured assurances the vessels would not use North Korean crews, a U.S. official said. China asked the United States on […]

”Talks on Assad fate unworthy of answer’

Geneva: Syria’s ambassador to the United Nations says talks about the future of President Bashar al-Assad do not deserve to be responded to.  At his first extended press conference, Bashar Ja’afari accused the Syrian opposition of harbouring terrorists, filibustering and refusing to engage with its demand for a common front to fight terrorism. He also […]

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