Month: December 2011

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 […]

Patching up?: ISI chief met US officials in Doha

Source: Express Tribune: PM confirms the visit, no comment on trip’s purpose. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the United States are working quietly to bring some normalcy to their troubled relationship following last month’s Nato airstrikes in Mohmand Agency. As part of some behind the scenes efforts, Director General Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt […]