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Ahmed Yusuf

Interesting times

As the military junta counts the profits made in the war on terror thus far, and the losses to be accrued if the US decides to unilaterally attack, alarm bells should be

Of times past

“To my darling Diane, With best love and kisses, for a very happy birthday, from Dadda.” But Diane in all probability is dead and gone and so is her father, both at

Advertising in troubled times

The last decade has seen rapid transformation in the advertising industry. Media development, especially brisk advances in alternate social media, has altered the way both corporations and consumers treat advertisement. In varying

Of indictment of our times and pointlessness of human existence

KARACHI – The turning point in David Alesworth’s artistic career was his relocation to Pakistan from England in 1987. Having previously studied at the Wimbledon School of Art in the tradition of late Constructivism, Alesworth then won the prestigious Picker Fellowship at Kingston University and subsequently took up a teaching assignment at Glasgow School of Art.
His subsequent encounter with Pakistani culture in the early 80s opened up his practice to a range of new materials and

Radioactive water at 5m times legal limit found at Japan plant

TOKYO – The operator of Japan’s crippled nuclear power plant said on Tuesday it had found water with 5 million times the legal limit of radioactivity as it struggles for a fourth week to contain the world’s biggest nuclear disaster in quarter of a century.
Underlining the concern over spreading radiation, the government said it was considering imposing radioactivity restrictions on seafood for the first time in the crisis after contaminated fish were found in seas well south of

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