Thu May 26, 2016
Shaban 18, 1437 A.H.
Reaping the IT fruits
April 20, 2016
On August 10, 2015, an article appeared in ‘The New York Times’ about the remarkable progress that Pakistan had made in the information...
April 06, 2016
Some fantastic developments are taking place in health sciences. The growing understanding of the underlying chemistry of biological processes is...
A remarkable discovery
February 24, 2016
A remarkable recent development in physics is the discovery of gravitational waves that were predicted by Einstein about a century ago. Astronomers...
Invest in education
February 10, 2016
The four pillars of progress are: high quality education; science & Technology; innovation and entrepreneurship; and a governance system that...
Give me technocracy
January 06, 2016
The root cause of Pakistan’s problems is ‘feudocracy’, a defective system of governance dominated by feudal landlords that fosters corruption....
Pakistan’s future: innovation
November 25, 2015
In this knowledge-driven world, only countries that invest in their real wealth – their children – can progress. Others are relegated to the...
An exciting new frontier
November 11, 2015
What is nanotechnology? It is the study and use of materials of very tiny dimensions – dimensions at the scale of a billionth of a meter –...
The crime of energy
October 28, 2015
The global energy scenario is undergoing profound changes on several accounts. First, the oil prices have dropped, making it relatively uneconomical...
Imperatives for development
October 14, 2015
In this new world order, science, technology and innovation are the key drivers for socio-economic development. The world has become divided into...
For a presidential democracy
September 23, 2015
In a handwritten note dated July 10, 1947 Quaid-e-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah wrote: “Dangers of Parliamentary Form of Government: 1) Parliamentary...
Investing in technology
September 09, 2015
Knowledge is now the single most important factor for socio-economic development. Countries that have realised this and invested heavily in...
For a knowledge economy
August 26, 2015
We live in a world in which innovation drives economies, and universities and research centres are playing a pivotal role in the transformation of...
Move towards change
August 12, 2015
The government would have us believe that the country is doing very well economically because it has over $18 billion of reserves. This is nonsense....
Change in the air
July 29, 2015
In the previous article I discussed how a fresh breeze of change is promising to clean the landscape of Pakistan from corruption and to finally...
Winds of change
July 08, 2015
Winds of change are now blowing across the landscape of Pakistan. The corrupt are being caught by the forces led by General Raheel Sharif, Chief of...
Clinton email server broke government rules, watchdog finds
Enigmatic French cave structures show off Neanderthal skills
US extends peace offer to new Afghan Taliban chief
Naming of new Taliban chief seen dimming Obama's hopes for...
Oil nears $50/barrel on inventory data, boosting stocks
PTI activists protest outside Hasan Nawaz’s flat in...
Western media widely covers change in Taliban leadership
Re-verification of all CNICs ordered
National kitty not someone’s personal property: SC
Childhood goes up in smoke for Indonesian tobacco farm workers
Bees follow car for 24 hours to rescue queen!
Hekmatyar says ready to ink agreement with Taliban
Ronaldo fit and ready to fire Real to more European glory
Zaheer Abbas wants Pak in IPL, urges to revive bilateral cricket
The learning ladder
Our permanent friend
Malik Muhammad Ashraf
Are we not in a state of war?
Externalities in politics
M Zeb Khan