Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicPervez Hoodbhoy

Topic: Pervez Hoodbhoy

‘Generations will curse you’ — Pakistan scientists Hoodbhoy & Rahman’s emails on a 20-yr feud

In an April email exchange made public, Pakistani scientist Atta-ur-Rahman wanted to ‘mend all bridges’ with Pervez Hoodbhoy. The mail wasn't enough.

Pakistani nuclear physicist Parvez Hoodboy called hijab abnormal. And made women angry

Hoodbhoy’s remarks were met with a barrage of criticism on Pakistani social media, with many branding his comments as inaccurate generalisation.

If OIC diplomats spoke to Imran Khan freely on blasphemy, here’s what they’d say: Hoodbhoy

PM Imran Khan asked OIC envoys to convince the West that blasphemy against the Prophet hurts the world’s Muslims. This failure is causing endless trouble in Pakistan.

Pakistan’s in a state of confusion because it was born in state of confusion: Pervez Hoodbhoy

Speaking at a cultural festival in Karachi, nuclear physicist Pervez Hoodbhoy criticised Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the two-nation theory and the ruling government.

Pakistan’s first Nobel winner was shunned for being Ahmadi. A documentary brings him back

Dr Abdus Salam won the 1979 Nobel Prize for physics. But in his home country Pakistan, he is all but forgotten because of his religious affiliation.

On Camera

YourTurn

Ex-Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa (file photo) | Twitter | @BSYBJP

Yediyurappa just keeps proving why he is indispensable to BJP

The inclusion of BS Yediyurappa in the BJP parliamentary board comes after his removal as Karnataka CM and denial of MLC ticket to his son. So what makes BSY so important?
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.

Remember a convicted ‘non-guilty’ IAS officer, HC Gupta, when fretting over stalled economic reforms

The 2010-13 season of scandal-mongering still casts a shadow on Indian politics, and the victims are those at the lowest end of the decision-making chain.
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