Monthly Archives: October 2013

lifi technology strong alternative to ViFi, online signals sent by lightbulbs (LiFi)

Chines invented strong alternative to vifi Li-Fi is a label for wireless-communication systems using light as a carrier instead of traditional radio frequencies, as in Wi-Fi.[1] Li-Fi should not be confused with the more general term visible light communications (VLC), which is … Continue reading

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Govt employees demand 5 holidays on Eid federal and provincial government ministries and departments

Islamabad The employees of the federal and provincial government ministries and departments have demanded five holidays on the occasion of Eidul Azha. A number of federal government employees who approached this correspondent expressed their disappointment over three holidays (October 15 to … Continue reading

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Karachi University (KU) cancels admission of three students after their marks sheets were found ‘fake’

KARACHI, Oct 11: Karachi University (KU) has cancelled the admission of three students after their marks sheets were found ‘fake’. This was stated by Karachi University Admissions Director Prof Dr Khalid Iraqi on Friday. The three students had got admission … Continue reading

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failed to win Nobel Peace Prize, Malala asks world to make education top priority

WASHINGTON, Malala Yousufzai urged governments and international financial institutions on Friday to make education their top priority. The education activist, who earlier in the day failed to win Nobel Peace Prize, shared the stage with World Bank president Jim Young … Continue reading

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The Lowest Heaven (science fiction) Edited by Jared Shurin and Anne Perry Jurassic London ISBN 0957646216 Our world and beyond

Sometimes it takes a small, independent publisher to put together a collection that showcases the brightest minds writing contemporary science fiction today. Jurassic London is that small press, and The Lowest Heaven is their latest anthology, released as a tie-in … Continue reading

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Rewriting fables, dastans and kathas Urdu department of the G.C. University, Faisalabad

Is it not a strange phenomenon that in contradistinction to modern fiction, works of fiction belonging to ancient times revolve around animals, real as well as imaginary? Perhaps it is truer in respect to Asian fiction. What does this signify? … Continue reading

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COLUMN: Dialogue in a virtual world Professor Emeritus in the English Department at the University of Texas at Austin

Zulfikar Ghose is a poet, novelist and literary critic. Apart from criticism and poetry, he has also written many novels, including the trilogy The Incredible Brazilian. He is Professor Emeritus in the English Department at the University of Texas at … Continue reading

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