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    Salam Pakistan May 10 2015

  • Dr Abdus Salam's bust unveiled at IAEA Headquarters

    A bust of Nobel Prize winning physicist Dr Abdus Salam was unveiled at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Headquarters in Vienna on Wednesday by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano, a Foreign Office (FO) handout said today...

    The bust of Dr Salam will be placed at the IAEA HQ alongside those of other notable figures, most of them scientists, who were instrumental in the promotion of nuclear science and technology, according...

  • Salam Basant

    The prime minister has been able to secure front-page coverage for a certain Abdus Salam by naming a centre at the respected Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad after him...

    He may be facing a tough battle in the courts but he has, apparently, just won a tense fight of attrition with those who desired that the tenure of Gen Raheel Sharif as the army chief be extended beyond what the Constitution allows...

  • CII decries naming QAU physics centre after Dr Abdus Salam

    Chairing the last session as the head of Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Thursday, Maulana Mohammad Khan Sherani decried the proposal to rename the Quaid-i-Azam University's (QAU) physics centre after Professor Abdus Salam...

    The council discussed the proposal after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif forwarded a summary to President Mamnoon Hussain of his approval to rename the National Centre for Physics at QAU the “Professor Abdus...

  • Ramanujan and Salam — what inspired them?

    SRINIVISAN Ramanujan (1887-1920) and Muhammad Abdus Salam (1926-1996), two intellectual giants of the 20th century, were born in the same corner of the world...

    With the rise of Hindutva in India, and the violent persecution of Ahmadis in Pakistan, these claims assume considerable importance...

  • NA passes resolution to rename QAU's Abdus Salam Centre to al-Khazini Department

    The National Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution to change the name of National Centre for Physics at Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) from Professor Abdus Salam Centre for Physics to al-Khazini Department — after the Byzantinian astronomer, Abu al-Fath Abd al-Rahman Mansur al-Khazini...

    The physics centre was named after Abdus Salam in December 2016 following the approval of the then prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, who had also...

  • CSF may not be possible beyond 2015: US

    ISLAMABAD: The United States has indicated to Pakistan that further extension in the Coalition Support Fund (CSF) beyond 2015 may not be possible...

    Under the CSF arrangement, the US reimbursed Pakistan for operations and maintenance costs incurred in direct support of its operations in Afghanistan...

  • Pakistan’s economy to grow 5.1pc in 2015: ESCAP

    ISLAMABAD: The United Nations latest report on the economic outlook for Asia and the Pacific has feared that Pakistan’s economy will still be constrained by macroeconomic imbalances despite expected economic growth in the coming years...

    The ‘Economic and Social Survey of the Asia and the Pacific 2015’ launched on Thursday, pointed out that persistently high fiscal deficit, financed by borrowings from the banking system including the...

  • Harmony through food: Pakistan-India cookbook wins at Gourmand Awards 2015

    If there is one thing that brings all of us together, it’s food— and this was proven at the 2015 Gourmand Awards when a Pakistani-Indian cookbook Zaiqay Frontier Kay— Dera Ismail Khan Kay Bulay Bisray Pakwan won the World Cookbook award in 'Cookbook For Peace: India-Pakistan' category...

    Speaking about the book’s recognition internationally, Aman said: "This cookbook is no way a mere collection of recipes but rather a tribute to the...

  • In 2015, anti-state violence in Pakistan fell below 2008 levels: HRCP report

    The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan in its 'State of Human Rights in 2015 report' found that anti-state violence in Pakistan over the past year fell below 2008 levels, while there was a 40 per cent decrease in violence-related deaths in 2015...

    The report examines Pakistan's performance in various areas, including violence, human rights, rights of women and children, education, health and housing, among others...

  • Pakistan and India's 2015 journey: From nightmare to 'breakthrough'

    As if by magic, the ‘Heart of Asia’ conference in Islamabad earlier this month turned out to be a deux machina for Pakistan and India...

    On November 9, Pakistan’s National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz and India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj issued a joint statement to pave the way for resumption of bilateral talks, and added a new shibboleth to the voluminous Indo-Pakistan literature on diplomacy – ‘comprehensive bilateral...

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