Day: December 30, 2011

Beware of sudden death from merrymaking

There are plenty of reasons to celebrate the coming new year and more often we do this by bingeing on high-fat, high-calorie foods, indulging in alcoholic beverages and staying up until the wee hours. Some even stress themselves out with overscheduling, fighting the holiday crowds at the mall, taking charge […]

Grandchildren’s grey hair

“What made us dream he would comb grey hair?” Irish poet and 1923 Nobel Laureate William Butler Yeats wrote of a friend—and the “discourtesy of death.” A week after Tropical Storm “Sendong” hit, Mindanao deaths bolted to 1,249. When New Year dawns, other victims won’t “comb grey hair.” Exhausted rescue […]

Memogate: SC says Memogate case maintainable

Source: Express Tribune. The court has released a short order and will release a detailed order later. PHOTO: AFP/FILE ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday declared the Memogate case to be maintainable and formed a commission to probe into the scandal. Balochistan High Court Chief Justice Qazi Faiz Esa will head […]