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Usman Ahmad

The Successful Endeavour of AMAN-19

The Successful Endeavour of AMAN-19

Collaborative security in the Indian Ocean “Control of the sea by maritime commerce and naval supremacy means predominant influence in the world; because, however great the wealth product of the land, nothing facilitates the necessary exchanges as does the sea.” —Alfred Thayer Mahan American Naval Strategist Pakistan Navy successfully hosted the sixth multinational maritime exercise “Aman-19” in Karachi from 8 …

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All you need to know about Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean

“Whoever controls the Indian Ocean will dominate Asia, the destiny of the world will be decided on its waters.” — Alfred Mahan Noted US naval officer and historian Location: The Indian Ocean is bordered by Asia to the north, Antarctica to the south, Australia to the east and Africa to the west. Countries: The Indian Ocean is bounded by Iran, …

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The Opening of Kartarpur Corridor

Kartarpur Corridor

Can India and Pakistan bring down their ‘Berlin Wall’? On November 28, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, performed the ground-breaking of the four-kilometre-long Kartarpur Corridor. In his address at the ceremony, PM Khan said both the countries cannot move forward without breaking the chains of the past. He cited the examples of France and Germany, the European countries that …

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THE MAGNIFICENT

THE MAGNIFICENT

Four scientists who won the Nobel Prize twice If a Nobel Prize is the highest recognition for a scientist, being awarded twice is an extraordinary event that only four scientists have witnessed in their lives. Here’s a list of the four finest representatives of humanity, the most influential laureates who won the prize twice:  1. Marie Curie Born: 7 Nov …

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GSA

GSA

How black holes are detected? One way of finding black holes is to observe the matter moving around in an orbit at much higher speed than expected. By carefully mapping this motion, the third law of Kepler and Newton’s law of gravitation can be applied without seeing the actual object at the centre of the orbit. Another way of finding …

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Hajj: Where humanity matters most

Hajj: Where humanity matters most

“And [due] to Allah from the people is a pilgrimage to the House – for whoever is able to find thereto a way. But whoever disbelieves – then indeed, Allah is free from need of the worlds.” (Surah Aal-i-Imran: Verse 97) Allah Almighty has prescribed a variety of acts of worship to humanity to test them as to who are …

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7 Steps to Achieve Your Dream

7 Steps to Achieve Your Dream

“The secret to change is one step at a time.” —Mark Twain There are two kinds of people in the world: those who accept their life, and those who lead their life. Some people just get up, look at their life and hope something good will happen but the people falling in the second category believe in “I can and …

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Interstitium

Interstitium

The largest organ in the body?  The human body is incredibly complicated, and it’s no surprise that we haven’t cracked every code that makes our fleshy forms run smoothly. Researchers are constantly finding new mechanisms by which our immune systems work, our cells function, and our muscles move. But far less often – if ever – do we hear that …

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Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping

What their renewed grip on power means for the world?  March 2018 has been a unique month in the realm of international politics. It was in this month that two powerful leaders of the contemporary world cemented their places in their respective countries. While the president of China Xi Jinping was re-elected as the lifetime incumbent on March 17, Russian …

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Blue Whale Challenge

The Blue Whale Challenge has been headlining news in recent weeks because of the reports that a number of teens have committed suicide after following 50 tasks suggested by the game. This sinister internet game, named after a habit displayed by certain blue whales in which they beach themselves on purpose to commit suicide, emerged in 2013. A man was …

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