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August 2005

Aerial Firing - A Menace, Zafar Ali Usafzai
Tuesday, August 23 2005

"Life is a narrow vale between the cold and barren peaks of two eternities. We strive in vain to look beyond the heights. We cry aloud-and the only answer is the echo of our wailing cry. From the voiceless lips of the unreplying dead there comes no word. But in the night of Death, Hope sees a star." --------- Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899) . . . Read More

The Great Aryan Myth, Knight Dunlap
Saturday, August 6 2005

The Aryan myth is now completely discredited among scholars. Ethnologists (outside of Germany) do not speak of an Aryan race any more than they speak of a Jewish race. . . . Read More

Wednesday, August 3 2005

Murad Shinwari a prominent Pashto poet and son of Baba-e-Pashto ghazal Amir Hamza Khan Shinwari has demanded of the provincial cultural department to allocate funds for the munificence of Hamza Baba Cultural Complex and also for Baba's annual grand mushaira. . . . Read More

Monday, August 1 2005

Mahmood Khan Achakzai is a seasoned politician. His Pushtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party is a key component of PONM. A member of the National Assembly, Mr Achakzai is a member of Parliamentary Committee on Inter-provincial Harmony. The media-shy Achakzai spoke to Daily Times Karachi resident editor Sarfaraz Ahmed in Quetta last week. Some excerpts from the interview: . . . Read More