Asif Mehmood

The Prime Minister, finally awakening from an apparently deep slumber, has ordered an operation (sic); would it suffice to restore peace to the terror hit Pakistan is anybody’s guess because the issue is not merely restoring the rule of law; it is of social, moral, intellectual and institutional disorder as well and what we need is not only a halfhearted operation but also a complete regeneration of our society and outright reconstruction of our state...

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PIA aircraft catches fire at Karachi airport

KARACHI, Nov 23 (INP): An aircraft of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) caught fire Sunday at Karachi airport due to short circuit. According to sources, fire broke out in a tug master who was bringing aircraft to the terminal building. The blaze resulted in damaging the PIA aircraft. Fire fighters extinguished the fire while PIA administration has started the investigation of the incident. INP/AK     ...

PU wins All Pakistan Bilingual Declamation Contest at PAF Academy Risalpur

RISALPUR, Nov 23 (INP): University of the Punjab won the All Pakistan Bilingual Declamation Contest held at PAF Academy Risalpur. Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was the chief guest on the occasion. Talented youth from 41 premier institutions of Pakistan participated in the contest held from 20 to 23 November, 2014.  Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force awarded prizes to the winners. First prize in English was awarded to Moazzam Khan Lodhi of University of the Punjab, whereas second prize in English was won by Ahmad Chudhary of Government College University, Lahore. In Urdu debates, First prize was awarded to Hamza Mustafa of University of the Punjab and second was given to Awais Ahmad of Government...

No chance for removal of present govt through intimidation; climax of PTI Tsunami to be over soon: Wattoo

LAHORE, Nov 23 (INP): PTI is bound to become the victim of law of sustainability after November 30 because it cannot maintain the momentum of mobilization for so long adding also there is no chance of the  removal of the present government through their sit-ins, said...

Expired passports: PIA slapped with £2000 fine in London

LONDON, Nov 23 (INP): Pakistan International Airline (PIA) was slapped with 2000 pounds fine after two of its airhostesses were found travelling without proper documents. According to reports, the crew members travelled from Islamabad to London in the national flag...

Best Global Universities Ranking 2015: Only One Pakistani university (QAU) among the top 500 Universities

Islamabad, Nov 23 (INP): According to the latest Best Global Universities ranking 2015 announced by U.S. News & World Report, a leading U.S-based publisher of education analysis and rankings with 30 years experience, only one Pakistani university could make place among top 500 best global universities, compared to 27 universities from china, 7 from Turkey, 4 from Iran, 4 from India, 5 from Hong Kong and 3 universities from Malaysia. Even two universities from Chile clinched position among top global universities. Quaid-i-Azam University  (QAU) in Islamabad has been ranked 496th with 27.5 global score among the 500 Best Global Universities. The university has moreover been ranked the...

AIOU streamlines Ph.D-level advanced studies

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 23 (DNA): Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will further strengthen its advanced studies research plan at the Ph.D level, making the work of research scholars more meaningful and productive. A decision to this effect was taken at the University’s 28th meeting of the Board of Advanced Studies and Research ( BASAR) held here under the Chairmanship of Vice Chancellor Dr. Shahid  Siddiqui. Twenty-five Ph.D thesises were presented at the meeting.  Besides  this, several M. Phil synopses and the lists of local foreign evaluators and supervisors were presented for the endorsement of BASAR. It was decided that the Ph.D scholars will present and defend their thesis at the BASAR’s meeting in presence of eminent scholars. At least three meetings of BASAR will be held in a...

IIUI announces admission for spring semester 2015

ISLAMABAD, Nov 23 (INP): International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) has announced admission for spring semester 2015. According to details, admission forms for its 8 faculties will be received upto December 26, 2014. For information regarding eligibility and...

Al-Shifa launches awareness campaign on breast cancer

RAWALPINDI, Nov 23 (INP): Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer in Asia and one out of nine women is at risk of breast cancer. This was stated by the speakers at launching of Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign organized by the Department of Public Health at AL-...

US sends five Guantanamo inmates to Georgia, Slovakia

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WASHINGTON: The United States has transferred five Guantanamo Bay prisoners to Europe as part of efforts to empty and close the controversial US military detention centre in Cuba, officials said Thursday. Three...

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Kurds seize IS arms, buildings in besieged town

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BEIRUT: Kurdish fighters captured six buildings from Islamic State militants besieging the Syrian town of Kobani on Tuesday and seized a large haul of their weapons and ammunition, a group monitoring the war said. Islamic State has been trying to take control of the town, also known as Ayn al-Arab, for more than two months in an assault that has driven tens...

Afghanistan won’t allow proxy India-Pakistan war: Karzai

NEW DELHI: Former president Hamid Karzai insisted on Wednesday that Afghanistan would not allow itself to become the battleground in a proxy war between India and Pakistan after the imminent departure of US-led troops. Speaking in New...

Prince William recruits Angry Birds to protect wildlife

LONDON: Prince William teamed up with the makers of Angry Birds to release a new game on Monday that will highlight the dangers of illegal poaching for animal species from elephants to anteaters. The British royal warned about the “illegal...

Bomb attacks claim five lives in Iraq

BAGHDAD: A series of explosions in Baghdad killed at least five people and wounded nearly 20 on Sunday, including a bombing claimed by the Islamic State militant group near the Baghdad International Airport. The first blast took place...

ISIS crisis: resolution through military or diplomacy?

  RAFIA MUSHTAQ KHAN Student, FJWU The terror stigmatized with the acronym ISIS, is enormous. The augmentation of this Sunni extremist militant group in Iraq and Syria has caused global fright by the very idea of its emergence and systematic expansion. It has peculiarly presented US with a unique...

Impact of unipolarism on world peace

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Ayesha Abdul Maalik Abbasi Student, FJWU The Berlin Wall knocks down in 1989.series of events led to end the cold war. The world was multicolor from (1815 to 1945), later bipolar and later the globe had...

Minds race between “conservative and liberal”

(Ayosha Rana) student, IIUI Which is best of them for women? Today my topic of this article is which life is best or which society is better eastern or western for women? As we all know that our eastern...

Honour Killing

Our newspaper report every now and then the killing of unfaithful women by their brothers, fathers and, on the top of all, their husbands. This killing is called”kar-kari” in sindh and has deep social...

KPK preparing for local body elections

Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has decided to hold local body polls in the month of April next year without biometric system. The KPK government has withdrawn from its demand for holding Local Bodies (LB) polls under biometric system. Provincial Minister for Local Bodies Inayatullah revealed that said...

Death of children on universal children’s day

Universal Children’s’ Day was observed globally on November 20 but on the same day children died in Sargodha and Tharparkar due to the negligence of the authorities or administrative. Over 15 newborns have died in Sargodha in the last week because of lack of facilities at the district headquarters...

Now or never: Rule of performance

After organizing various huge rallies in different cities of Punjab Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf held a successful Larkana Jalsa. Larkana has been Pakistan Peoples Party’s stronghold since the party’s...

Reconciliation to secure democracy

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said that the government is ready to deal with any situation which may emerge during PTI’s plan to hold a massive rally in Islamabad on November 30.  He said...