Volume 09 Issue # 49-50{ July 24 to Junly 30, 2014 }
 
 

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Front Page
Million march and more
Nasim Ahmed

Political events are unfolding at mind boggling speed. The PTI is busy preparing for its Azadi March at D-Chowk on August 14, while the government after announcing that it will....

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Battle on the urban front
 
Muhammad Hassan

An operation against terrorists on Raiwind Road has raised many questions on the ability of law-enforcement agencies to tackle terrorism in settled areas of the country after a military.....

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National/Politics
NWA not the final battle
 
Raza Khan

Although the security forces of Pakistan have taken full control of the North Waziristan Agency (NWA) headquarters, Miramshah, and have entered another important town Mir....

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Argentinean threat to the Falklands
Neil Thompson

Argentina recently succeeded in persuading the UN Special Committee on Decolonization to call for further negotiations with the United Kingdom over the status of the Falkland Islands......

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BRICS Bank: an alternative to the IMF, finally
Nasim Ahmed

The BRICS group of countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - has set up a $100 billion development bank and a currency reserve pool with a view to funding infrastructure....

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West made a monster of Putin
Andrew Bolt

Russian President Vladimir Putin has the blood of Australians on his hands, and is now hiding the evidence of his crimes. But blame the West, too, for its fatal weakness. In fact, the Abbott.....

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International
Fast friends but slow progress
Alessandro Rippa

What do a Communist state and an Islamic Republic have in common? Not much, perhaps, and yet in the fast-changing world of international relations, China and Pakistan....

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Who is responsible for the MH17 tragedy?
Leonid Ragozin

It all started with Russia-backed Donbass insurgents who fight against the Kiev government in the east of Ukraine celebrating the downing of what they thought was a large cargo....

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Diary of an Israeli war
Haidar Eid

I sit in my apartment in Gaza City for days and nights, watching the sky turn grey with thick smoke during the day, and bright yellow and orange in the darkness of the night....

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Economy
When government spending hampers progress
Tahira Mansoor

Economic experts agree that it is absolutely essential for the government to drastically cut its expenditure in order to provide space and resources to the private sector......

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Education
Technology to improve education system in the Punjab
Dr. Zaheer Ahmad Babar

The ninth and tenth grade students of the Government Girls High School, Pirwala - a far-off village in Bahawalpur district - got good news before the start of their summer vacation last month.....

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Agriculture
Bridging the food supply-demand gap
Musarrat Shaheen

The quick urbanization around the world over and the neglect of the agriculture sector around the globe in favour of the facilities of the modern world have adversely affected the....

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Sports
Football World Cup referee the toughest job
Jeff Eisenberg

Panic surged through Horacio Elizondo late in the 2006 World Cup final as players from both teams encircled him and awaited his decision. An Italian defender lay on the ground.....

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Book Review
If You Could See Me Now
Cecelia Ahern

Now in paperback: In this charming novel, internationally bestselling author Cecelia Ahern shows that sometimes not....

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Women
Of African non-fiction
Minna Salami

For a continent of its size and history, Africa does offer plenty of interesting topics for popular creative non-fiction. The majority of creative non-fiction books about African society that....

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Health / Sci-Technology
Health benefits of cherries

Cherries are the ultimate rare treat with many health benefits. Bursting with antioxidants, essential vitamins and nutrients, cherries are chock-full of the good stuff and an indulgent snack that's good for you.....

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Venus express rises again

After a month surfing in and out of the atmosphere of Venus down to just 130 km from the planet's surface, ESA's Venus Express is about to embark on a 15 day climb up to the lofty.....

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Boron "buckyball" discovered

The discovery 30 years ago of soccer-ball-shaped carbon molecules called buckyballs helped to spur an explosion of nanotechnology research. Now, there appears to be a new ball on the pitch.....

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Cannabis may help to reduce cancer tumours

Cannabis could be used to reduce tumour growth in cancer patients, according to new medical research. Scientists have claimed that the drug's main psychoactive....

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Showbiz
text Grateful for my movie career: Heigl

27 Dresses star Katherine Heigl feels "grateful" for her acting career. The 35-year-old actress, who is making her TV comeback in new show State of Affairs later this year, had....

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text SRK to write book for Suhana

Bollywood doting dad Shah Rukh Khan has revealed the plans to write a book on acting for his beloved daughter Suhana, 14. The Chennai Express star, who was the....

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text Donny to release 60th album

Donny Osmond will make musical history this year as he celebrates 50 years in show business with the release of his 60th album Soundtrack Of My Life.....

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text Scorsese's Silence set for Nov 2015

Martin Scorsese's Silence, starring Liam Neeson, Andrew Garfield and Ken Watanabe, is set for release in November 2015. With The Wolf Of Wall Street proving to be...

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