Disease-detecting breathalyser unveiled in Japan

TOKYO: Japan’s Toshiba on Tuesday unveiled a breathalyser which it says can detect a wide range of diseases just 30 seconds after users blow into the machine. The device, about the size... Read more »

Endangered tiger cub triplets born in London

LONDON: At London Zoo, good news has come in threes. The zoo said Thursday that 5-year-old Sumatran tiger Melati has given birth to triplets, a little more than a year after the... Read more »

Heroin antidote stirs debate in US as deaths rise

CAMDEN: As deaths from heroin and powerful painkillers increase throughout the US, governments and clinics are working to put a drug that can reverse an opiate overdose into the hands of more... Read more »

Novartis to close Horsham site later this year

Novartis will cease all operations at its Horsham site later this year it was confirmed yesterday (Wednesday February 26). The pharmaceutical giant announced in November 2013 that it was consulting on the... Read more »

US couple strike $10 million gold-coin bonanza

LOS ANGELES: A California couple out walking their dog on their stumbled across a modern-day bonanza: $10 million in rare, mint-condition gold coins buried in the shadow of an old tree. Nearly... Read more »

Iranian teacher builds robot to teach prayer

TEHRAN: An Iranian schoolteacher has innovated an amusing way of encouraging young children to say their daily prayers — robotics. Akbar Rezaie, 27, attended private robotics classes and learned to develop and... Read more »

Rare ‘Mein Kampf’ copies signed by Hitler to be auctioned

LOS ANGELES: Two rare copies of “Mein Kampf” signed by the young Nazi leader Adolf Hitler are to go under the hammer in Los Angeles, auctioneers said Tuesday. The two-volume set —... Read more »

Multicultural March

Multicultural March has been a great initiative by the NSW government to promote multicultural events in NSW. The credit goes to the Premier of NSW, Mr. Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Multicultural... Read more »

Australia Day: A showcase of our multiculturalism

Winning Community Services Awards by the ethnic groups on Australia Day is a recognition of the contributions of the people who came from different part of the world, made Australia home, and... Read more »

Pakistan should not compromise with terrorists

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, The Editor The recent attack on All Saints Church in the North-Western City of Peshawar has again exposed the failure of the government and the law enforcement... Read more »

Does this democratic system represent the majority?

Can less than 40 percent turn-out in elections justify political parties to claim representation of 180 million Pakistanis …. Is it an ignorant attitude or traditional loyalty of the voters with political... Read more »

A Nation is known by its actions

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan Election phobia ended, millions of dollars of state treasury were spent on holding elections in the country by the election commission and more than that were spent... Read more »

Issue of Dual Nationality of Pakistanis

By; Syed Atiq ul Hassan The legislation on dual nationality of Pakistanis was incorporated in the Constitution of Pakistan in 1951, titled; ‘Pakistan Citizenship Act 1951’. Since then many amendments have been... Read more »

Australia for foreign students

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan In the last 40 years, Australia has not only attracted foreign professionals to permanently make Australia their home but also international students who aim for higher education... Read more »

Dr. Qadri made history in Pakistani Politics

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan In my living memories I have not seen a political/religious leader single-handed gathered   thousands, if not millions, of people from various parts of Pakistan with children, women... Read more »

Pakistan needs electoral reform prior to election

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan Upon arrival in Pakistan and while talking to the media Dr. Allama Tahir ul Qadri said that he would answer to all those questions and clarify those... Read more »

Malala but not Afia

Today, November 11th, 2012, has been declared as the ‘Malala Day’ by UN Special Envoy for Global Education and former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown. In the west, people are also recommending ‘Nobel... Read more »

Attack on Malala raises serious questions

Two female students injured in the attack on Malala Yousufzai in Pakistan have told the media that the gunman first asked who Malala was before shooting her. This means the shooters did... Read more »