Pervez Hoodbhoy

Type: Person
Name: Pervez Hoodbhoy
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Why Pakistan's largest private broadcaster may soon go dark

The attempted assassination of a leading journalist has provoked a furious response from Geo TV, which in turn has opened a rift in Pakistan's media and a threat to revoke its license. The attempted assassination of a leading TV anchor in Karachi has ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Dancing with the nuclear djinn

He saw the signs of the approaching doomsday all around him: in moral degradation, in casual sex, in the rise of western power, in space travel, in our high-tech age. God, wrote Pakistan's nuclear-weapons guru Sultan Bashiruddin Mahmood in Mechanics of ... [Published The Hindu - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Keeping Modern Myths And Conspiracy Theories At Bay

By |EditorialsApril 7, 2014Pseudoscientific practices and unfounded scare stories pull back South Asian nations from progress, says Nalaka Gunawardene.AsianScientist (Apr. 7, 2014) – By Nalaka Gunawardene – Modern myths are undermining the quest to achieve ... [Published Asian Scientist - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan Nuclear Energy: Let There Be ‘Light’ – OpEd

In recent weeks there has been squabble over the safety of two new nuclear power plants proposed to be built near the coastal belt of Karachi. While most of the world’s developing countries are leaning towards nuclear energy, some ‘interested’ Pakistanis, ... [Published Eurasia Review - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

‘Unpunished criminals, killers dare to commit more crimes as state surrendered before lawlessness’

Monitoring DeskKARACHI/ISLAMABAD, 31 Mar: ’Unpunished criminals, killers, bombers and terrorists dare to commit more  crimes without accountability as state has almost surrendered before lawlessness’ and this trend needed to be stopped before it’s too ... [Published Daily Messenger - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Proposed nuclear plants be shifted to Gadani: moot told

KARACHI: Project Director of K-2 and K-3, the under-construction 2200-megawatt plants, Engineer Azfar Minhaj, said that the proposed project of K-2 and K-3 would help boost the economy of Pakistan and end energy crisis.He was speaking at a two-day symposium ... [Published Pakistan Press International - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Keeping modern myths, conspiracy theories at bay

Pseudoscientific practices and unfounded scare stories pull back South Asian nations from progress, says Nalaka Gunawardene.Modern myths are undermining the quest to achieve a better quality of life for 1.6 billion people in these countries. They add ... [Published SciDev.Net - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

US, Soviet Union built 97 percent of the 125,000 nuclear warheads

LAHORE: As 58 world leaders currently assembled in The Hague discuss ways to sign agreements to prevent nuclear terrorism, over seven billion inhabitants on the planet are hoping those heading governments would press the alarm buttons over a fairly recent ... [Published The News International - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

SADeW issues declaration on minority rights

DALLAS: South Asia Democracy Watch (SADeW), a nonprofit organization, has issued "Declaration on Minority Rights in South Asia" calling upon the world community to send a strong signal to the region to protect minorities at this historical juncture when ... [Published The News International - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Jan 14 2014 - Updated Jan 14 2014 - 1 reports

"Islamisation fears at top Pakistan university"

Quaid-i-Azam U's library: if the books in it agree with the Qur'an, they're superfluous; if they don't, they're heretical Now wait a minute. I thought that to oppose Islamization made one a racist, bigoted Islamophobe. We certainly learned that ... [Published Jihad Watch - Jan 14 2014]
First reported Dec 20 2013 - Updated Dec 20 2013 - 1 reports

Guests of terror

The siege: The attack on the taj By Adrian Levy and Cathy Scott-Clark, Penguin, Rs 499 This is a riveting book, a real life thriller by an extraordinary pair of investigative journalists. They tracked firsthand witnesses across continents and interviewed ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Dec 20 2013]

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Long mocked by his colleagues for his crazed beliefs $ the physicist Pervez Hoodbhoy records him as saying, "djinns, being fiery creatures, ought to be tapped as a free source of energy" $ and condemned to obscurity after his arrest on charges of aiding the Taliban, Mr. Mahmood may yet be remembered as a prophet

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Why Pakistan's largest private broadcaster may ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 17 hours ago]
Dancing with the nuclear djinn [Published The Hindu - Apr 11 2014]
Keeping Modern Myths And Conspiracy Theories At... [Published Asian Scientist - Apr 07 2014]
Pakistan Nuclear Energy: Let There Be ‘Light’ –... [Published Eurasia Review - Apr 03 2014]
‘Unpunished criminals, killers dare to commit m... [Published Daily Messenger - Mar 31 2014]
Proposed nuclear plants be shifted to Gadani: ... [Published Pakistan Press International - Mar 28 2014]
Keeping modern myths, conspiracy theories at bay [Published SciDev.Net - Mar 26 2014]
US, Soviet Union built 97 percent of the 125,00... [Published The News International - Mar 25 2014]
SADeW issues declaration on minority rights [Published The News International - Mar 21 2014]
"Islamisation fears at top Pakistan university" [Published Jihad Watch - Jan 14 2014]
Guests of terror [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Dec 20 2013]
Pak apparent view of US as threat, ‘equal to or... [Published Topnews.in - Jan 30 2012]
‘Pak must dump nuke fission power production as... [Published Topnews.in - Mar 22 2011]
Pakistan faces "education emergency" with 10 pe... [Published Topnews.in - Mar 09 2011]
Sherry Rehman may be next on Pak terror hitlist [Published Topnews.in - Mar 03 2011]
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