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Atta-ur-Rahman
Atta-ur-Rahman

The writer is the former chairman of the HEC, and president of the Network of Academies of Science of OIC Countries (NASIC).

  • May 18, 2016

    Innovation driving economies

    The world economic scenario has changed dramatically in the last century, with knowledge replacing natural resources as the major pillar for...

  • May 04, 2016

    The HEC revisited

    On July 22, 2006, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arranged for a detailed presentation to be made to him, regarding the spectacular progress...

  • April 20, 2016

    Reaping the IT fruits

    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

    Young again

    Some fantastic developments are taking place in health sciences. The growing understanding of the underlying chemistry of biological processes is...

  • March 23, 2016

    The STI vision

    The magnitude of the knowledge gap between the Islamic world and the West can be judged from the fact that 90 Nobel Prizes have been awarded to...

  • March 09, 2016

    Innovative development

    Innovation has become a key factor in the process of socioeconomic development. Innovation is no longer the prerogative of developed nations. Some...

  • February 24, 2016

    A remarkable discovery

    A remarkable recent development in physics is the discovery of gravitational waves that were predicted by Einstein about a century ago. Astronomers...