Q. Isa Daudpota

Publishing scam

AS an Internet user you would have experienced the Nigerian lottery scam. But you may not have heard of the academic scam of the African Journal of Business Management (AJBM) — unless you are in one of the Published 25 Dec, 2011 07:36pm

Scourge of fake journals

IT all began with false eyelashes. Growing up in the 1960s I could not fathom why actresses with plastic insertions appeared attractive to their fans Published 30 Nov, 2011 09:43pm

Travesty of fake degrees

IT was in 2003 that I interviewed two persons (one with a Bachelor`s degree and the other with a doctorate) for a... Published 28 Jun, 2010 12:00am

Need for web-based monitoring

PAKISTAN`S Planning Commission is the apex body that formulates plans for large national projects. It oversees their... Published 05 Apr, 2009 12:00am

The tree of life

I DO not watch the idiot box anymore; as an undergraduate I got my full share of it. What kept me glued to the... Published 12 Feb, 2009 12:00am

Darwin`s year: time to reflect

CHARLES Darwin was kind enough to publish his great work On the Origin of Species when he was exactly 50 years old.... Published 11 Jan, 2009 12:00am

India`s tragedy

I FAIL to be impressed by India`s`progress` though by most counts it has done better than the country I live in. It... Published 08 Dec, 2008 12:00am

Jihad revised

IMAGINE you are a radical Islamist leading a war against the infidels from the badlands bordering Afghanistan and... Published 26 Sep, 2008 12:00am