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Freedom of belief

Freedom of belief

Freedom of belief The writer is a freelance contributor. THE Quran, the foundation of Islam, envisions a society in which all people could freely express and practise their respective faiths and where believers in Islam and non-believers live together. The Quran does not preach coercion or eliminating non-believers. The Quran gives the right of choice […]

Mother of six allegedly killed for ‘honour’ in Sanghar

Mother of six allegedly killed for ‘honour’ in Sanghar

Mother of six allegedly killed for ‘honour’ in Sanghar  CRIME REPORTER A mother of six was killed alleged by her husband in Peeral Makorani near Tando Adam, Sanghar, on Thursday evening, police said. “The accused, Gul Hussain Malookani, admitted to having killed his wife as he suspected her character and further claimed that he saw […]

Xinjiang separatists are China’s ‘most prominent’ challenge: official

Xinjiang separatists are China’s ‘most prominent’ challenge: official

Xinjiang separatists are China’s ‘most prominent’ challenge: official REUTERS Separatists in western China pose the “most prominent” challenge to the country’s security, economy and social stability, the China Daily newspaper quoted a top security official on Friday as saying. Beijing has long said it faces a determined campaign by a group known as the East […]

The lost civilisation of Mehrgarh: A treasure in ruins

The lost civilisation of Mehrgarh: A treasure in ruins

The lost civilisation of Mehrgarh: A treasure in ruins Older than Mohenjo-daro, Mehrgarh represents the oldest, and most neglected, civilisation in the region. MUHAMMAD AKBAR NOTEZAI Lost amid the landscape of social strife that engulfs Balochistan is its cultural and historical heritage. While textbooks and documentaries have delved deep into Mohenjo-daro and the Indus Valley […]

Assange accuses CIA of ‘devastating incompetence’ over leaks

Assange accuses CIA of ‘devastating incompetence’ over leaks

Assange accuses CIA of ‘devastating incompetence’ over leaks AAFP LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday accused the CIA of “devastating incompetence” for keeping hacking secrets in one place and said he would work with tech giants to develop fixes after he leaked them. “This is a historic act of devastating incompetence, to have created […]

Woman with Down´s Syndrome to present weather on French TV

Woman with Down´s Syndrome to present weather on French TV

Woman with Down´s Syndrome to present weather on French TV AAFP March 08, 2017 HEALTH Mélanie Ségard. Photo courtesy Unapei PARIS: A Frenchwoman with Down´s Syndrome will realise her “dream” by presenting the prime time weather bulletin on French television next week, an advocacy group for the disabled said on Wednesday. Melanie Segard, 21, will […]

EU’s Galileo satellite system goes live after 17 years

EU’s Galileo satellite system goes live after 17 years

The EU’s Galileo satellite system has gone live, aiming to supply the world’s most accurate satellite navigation technology. It follows 17 years of development, plagued by delays and budget increases. The 18 satellites initially launched will be of only limited use at first for smartphones and in-car systems. But officials hope the system will eventually […]

Minister for IT, Anusha Rahman addresses the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Policy Forum

Minister for IT, Anusha Rahman addresses the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Policy Forum

The Minister for IT Mrs. Anusha Rahman has been invited by UNESCO and ITU for the formulation of Policy to use technology for the proliferation of education. While addressing this forum at UNESCO’s Mobile Learning Week at Paris, Minister for IT, Mrs. Anusha Rahman said, “ICT is the key enabler of socio economic development. The […]

Pakistan offers Liberia technical assistance in IT sector

Pakistan offers Liberia technical assistance in IT sector

Paris, March 10, 2016: Minister for Information Technology, Mrs. Anusha Rahman has said that Pakistan has been marked as the leading investment destination of Telecom and IT sector in South Asia. She was talking to Minister for Education of Liberia Mr. George Kronnisanyon here this evening. She arrived in Paris to attend Mobile Learning Conference […]

Threatened mountain goat gets help from the skies

Threatened mountain goat gets help from the skies

Populations of Spanish ibex are being hit by a deadly disease. Now scientists are using drones and thermal cameras in an effort to conserve the mountain goat. A herd of wild mountain goats leap and scatter at a sudden sound overhead. The scrubby, uneven terrain of the upper reaches of the Sierra de las Nieves […]

Leaks in Instrument Force NASA to Delay Mars Mission Until 2018

Leaks in Instrument Force NASA to Delay Mars Mission Until 2018

NASA’s next Mars mission will remain earthbound for at least two years. Officials at the space agency announced on Tuesday that its Mars InSight mission will miss its March 2016 launch date, because of stubborn tiny leaks in a vacuum sphere housing its seismic instrument. “We just have run out of time,” John M. Grunsfeld, […]