Thar coal

ECONOMIC-AND- BUSINESS REVIEW – Thar coal: concerns of local community

By Zulfiqar Halepoto, Hyderabad, Sindh

Courtesy: Daily Dawn, Monday, 03 Aug, 2009

ON July 27, a three-member team of the World Bank experts on coal and mining visited Thar coal fields and met the representatives of civil society organisations and the local community. The team also visited village Thario Halepoto near Islamkot, Tharparker.

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Sindh TV News journalists kidnapped by Land Mafia group in Karachi

Three kidnapped journalists released after police action

Karachi: August 5, 2009, Three journalists were kidnapped by land mafia group allegedly supported by MQM in Karachi Suhrab Goth locality on Tuesday evening. Mushtaque Sarki, reporter for Sindh TV News, along with cameraman and driver was returning from coverage of a protest by residents of two villages being demolished under City Government’s order in Suhrab Goth, district Malir.

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Dialectics of Supreme Court decision

manzoorejzWASHINGTON DIARY: Unavoidable changes

by: Dr Manzur Ejaz, USA

Courtesy: Daily Times Aug: 5, 2009 &, Aug: 4th, 2009

Ayub Khan’s military rule, under which the Jama’at-e Islami was almost outlawed and development was the top priority, was very different from the ideological dictatorship and Islamisation of Zia-ul Haq. Similarly, Pervez Musharraf’s era was different from previous military governments in many ways.

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What are Thyroid conditions?

Signs of Hypothyroid & Hyperthyroid

Signs of Hypothyroid (under active thyroid)

Feel tiredness all the day, constipation, pale and dry skin, brittle hair, weight gain, loss of eyebrow hair, muscle cramps, feeling cold in warm weather, joints and muscles pain, milky discharge from the breast in women, depression, Audiovisual hallucinations or paranoid, forgetfulness, loss of ambition, slowing thought and speech, increased sleepiness, depression, hard to focus or pay attention, fear of public places, exhausted, overwhelmed, mental fog, quick aging, anxiety, excessive worrying, panic attacks.

Signs of Hyperthyroid (Overactive thyroid)

Weight loss (some times weight gain), muscle weakness, less muscle mass, shakiness, eye irritation, increased thirst, intolerant, feeling warm in cold weather, hair loss, wet, sweating more than others, brittle nails, palpitations, shortness of breath, inching, irregular menstrual periods in women, less fertility, restlessness, social anxiety, guilt feelings, irritability, emotional mood swings, bipolar behavior, disorganized thinking, aggression, paranoia, losing touch with reality, uncontrollable anger, unable to stay on tasks, low job performance, unable to work together, not good team worker, usually loose the job, palms sweaty and lethargy.

These suggestion may help: Visit the doctor, eat raw but fresh washed leafy green and colourful vegetables and fruits, Take Vitamin B complex, vitamin C and E, or multi-vitamin and multi-mineral supplements, half an hour exercise daily, yogurt early in the morning (if your are not allergic with milk products), drink moderate amount of crystal clean fresh water daily.