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Zarrar Khuhro

Murder, he wrote

In countless videos we see the police escorting mobs of Hindutva extremists who proudly boast of the police’s support.

03 Mar 2020 7:04 AM

In the future, viruses may well be hailed as saviours, not scourges

But amidst all the panic and apocalyptic fear-mongering, we forget the debt that we owe viruses.

18 Feb 2020 1:38 AM

America’s dogs of war rehearse Iran invasion: The same old ritual

Red’s job was to hold back the blue navy and prevent an invasion.

07 Jan 2020 1:40 AM

Is this way to a healthy future? ‘Fake’ meat, made in a lab

Going further, we find that producing a pound of beef takes about 1,799 gallons of water which is arguably not exactly very efficient.

10 Dec 2019 1:06 AM

Fungus net: A giant underground brain with unimagined potential

Humongous because not only does it weigh over 400 tons, this single organism covers about 2,385 acres in Oregon’s Malheur National Forest.

31 Oct 2019 12:10 AM


As Trump talks peace over Turkey, Kurds bear the brunt

Clearly, out of the mouth of (orange-maned) babes there do occasionally come words of truth.

15 Oct 2019 1:07 AM

Global famine is on the way: World faces its biggest crisis

Modern food production has its issues as well, especially when it comes to meat.

20 Aug 2019 8:15 AM

How microbes in our body can affect our health

Now it emerges that the legions that live within us can affect us in ways we never dreamt were possible.

06 Aug 2019 12:10 AM

The marvel & mystery of the Indus Valley civilisation

The other piece of good news is that this gives me the opportunity to write about the fascinating Indus Valley civilisation itself.

09 Jul 2019 12:08 AM

From dictators to democrats: Interests always trump ideology

It was a telling blunder, in that it told us exactly what the source of this news was.

26 Jun 2019 2:46 AM


The science of tinkering with our genes is a tricky slope

There are other possibilities being studied as well, such as introducing traits from the animal kingdom into humanity.

11 Jun 2019 1:33 AM

Plastic surgery

In 2008, this tiny West African nation banned all non-biodegradable plastic bags.

16 Apr 2019 1:03 AM

Beyond belief

That brings us to the tale of Sodom and Gomorrah, where divine vengeance wiped out these sinful cities in a rain of sulphur and fire.

25 Dec 2018 6:31 AM

Spyware is endangering people’s lives

What they found was a form of spyware they had not yet seen, despite the fact that their entire job is to root out and counter such malicious tools.

11 Dec 2018 1:32 AM

Saudi, Erdogan in media war after death of Khashoggi

Granted, it was not a fight between equals, and the mind-boggling incompetence of the Saudis made for easy pickings.

30 Oct 2018 5:02 AM


Nationalism is eroding democracy

That’s a popular drug these days, and all we have to do is look next door at India to see the consequences.

02 Oct 2018 12:25 AM

Militarisation of space is not anything new

In order to offset America’s massive satellite surveillance networks, lasers are also being developed to effectively “blind” those satellites.

22 Aug 2018 1:18 AM

Viruses buried in Siberia may hold the key to planet’s future

With the recent discovery of a lake of water under Mars’ southern polar cap, intriguing revelations may be on the cards.

07 Aug 2018 6:32 AM

Can we erase, fabricate or transfer our memories?

The US military has funded a project that aims to boost human memory by implanting neural chips in humans.

12 Jun 2018 3:34 AM

Evangelicals are hardcore Trump supporters

Many Jewish fundamentalists share the evangelicals’ beliefs — up to a point.

29 May 2018 12:49 AM