Farva Kaukab

‘Franco-German ties example for Pakistan and India’

KARACHI, May 9: To mark Europe Day in Karachi, French consul general Christian Ramage and German consul general Tilo Klinner made a joint presentation on ‘Vision for a common European home’ organised by the Area Study Centre for Europe (ASCE) at Karachi U

Published May 09, 2012 08:20pm

We don’t want Syria to follow Libyan scenario: Russian CG

KARACHI, April 12: “We do not want Syria to become a second edition of the ‘Libyan scenario’, where the adoption of a UN Security Council resolution resulted in a foreign military intervention that led to a territorial breakdown,” said Andrey V. Demidov,

Published Apr 12, 2012 07:46pm

Democracy helps strengthen India despite centralisation, moot told

KARACHI, March 29: While India is one of the most centralised federal states in the world, the weakness of Indian federalism is strengthened by its democracy, given the continuous constitutional dominance and a parliament that reflects society, said Dr Ja

Published Mar 29, 2012 07:44pm

`16pc people suffer from night blindness`

KARACHI, March 22: Health experts at a seminar said on Thursday that 16 per cent people of the country suffered from night blindness or nyctalopia — a condition that impairs vision in low light and is a symptom of several diseases

Published Mar 22, 2012 07:40pm

EU intervention policy discussed at ASCE

KARACHI, March 20: The central aspect of EU intervention is the distinction they make between the need for civilian operations as opposed to military ones, most of the EU operations were civilian, said Pierre Mayadou, deputy head of the EU delegation in P

Published Mar 20, 2012 07:46pm

PWA raises Rs1.7m through bake sale

KARACHI, March 14: Another successful Patients’ Welfare Association bake sale took place here on Wednesday at the Civil Hospital Karachi. The PWA, run entirely by students on a voluntary basis, raised Rs1.7

Published Mar 14, 2012 07:43pm
Suparco finds it hard to deal with local govt

Suparco finds it hard to deal with local govt

KARACHI, Feb 20: The Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco) has been undertaking numerous development projects and joint ventures but its work suffers from co-ordination failures at the local government level, the agency's chairman has t

Published Feb 20, 2012 07:57pm

‘US tends to view Pakistan through Afghan, Soviet prisms’

KARACHI, Jan 16: While there is a struggle in the US to define its longterm interest in Pakistan, it is better if the relationship can focus less on government policies and more on private investment which serves the interest of

Published Jan 17, 2012 12:21am