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GE's $31 billion pension nightmare

John Flannery, the man hired to fix General Electric, inherited a $31 billion ticking time bomb when he replaced longtime CEO Jeff Immelt last year.<p>Like other companies, GE (GE) has accumulated a significantly underfunded pension. But like most things lately at GE, its pension shortfall is much …

Jeff Immelt

Your smartphone📱is making you👈 stupid, antisocial 🙅 and unhealthy 😷. So why can't you put it down❔⁉️

A decade ago, smart devices promised to change the way we think and interact, and they have – but not by making us smarter. Eric Andrew-Gee explores the growing body of scientific evidence that digital distraction is damaging our minds<p>In the winter of 1906, the year San Francisco was destroyed by …

Chamath Palihapitiya

Behind the ‘enemy’ line: the borders of J&K

“Why do you want to visit our side of the Line of Control (LoC)?” a senior Pakistan army officer asked me. My request to go on a field trip to …

Pakistan

The Greatest Bubble Ever: Why You Better Believe It, Part 1

During the 40 months after Alan Greenspan's infamous "irrational exuberance" speech in December 1996, the NASDAQ 100 index rose from <i>830</i> to <i>4585</i> or by</i> …

Economy

Rupert Murdoch and the Jews

His Twitter slip about the 'Jewish-owned press' was revealing – of prejudice, paranoia and neoconism – and none of it is pretty<p>Whoops.<p>Rupert Murdoch's unchaperoned tweeting was bound to get him into trouble. On Saturday, he slipped into an antisemitic usage: "Why is Jewish-owned press so …

Forced restructuring of leadership in Saudi Arabia breaches tradition

Saudi Arabia is known for its traditionally apolitical society. As one of the most pro-status quo states in the Middle East, Riyadh has always …

Middle East

‘There’s a Hamlet in all of us’ and other lessons from Zia Mohyeddin's Shakespeare recital on Friday

An understatement: William Shake­speare was a genius.<p>His plays and sonnets have enriched the world of literature, and provided an insight into the …

The price of saying Pakistan Zindabad

When <i>Dawn</i> was founded as a weekly in 1941, Delhi was still struggling to recover from its post-1857 <i>Ghadar</i> (Mutiny) trauma. Professor Ahmad Ali’s</i> …

135 Million Millennials Drive World's Fastest Retail Market

Pakistan’s burgeoning youth and their freewheeling attitude toward rising incomes have turned the nation into the world's fastest growing retail …

When the Quaid taught his successors how to say No to the US

<i>Ghairat hai bari cheez jahan e tugg o dau main<br>Pehnaati hai Darvaish ko taaj e sar e Daara</i><p><i>[Armaghan e Hijaz]</i><p>(In this world of till and toil Honour is …

Quota system adds to woes of Karachi

Quota system in Sindh based on rural-urban divide was established for ten years only by Late Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto in 1972. Now, 43 years after it was …

Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya refugees | The Economist

Myanmar's Anti-Muslim Monks | AJ+ Docs

Islamophobia

Burma’s Rohingya Need the World’s Attention

Expand Rohingya refugees walk on a muddy path as others travel on a boat after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, in Teknaf, Bangladesh, …

Rakhine State

War on terror aid: Pakistan received $33.4bn from US

<b>ISLAMABAD:</b> The US has sanctioned $33.4 billion for reimbursements to Pakistan during the past 15 years, 44% of which was on account of services that …

Mark Cuban: This 1 Personality Trait Makes You Golden in the Eyes of Your Boss

Show up to work every day with this personality trait, and your boss will love you forever.<p>Just landed a perfect-for-you job? Awesome. Now it's time to prove your boss that she made the right decision to hire you. Play your cards right, and you'll become an invaluable member of the team and …

Mark Cuban

The Rohingya Are At The Brink Of Mass Genocide

I have written numerous newspaper pieces on the fate of the Rohingya in recent years, and even published a book on this, "the most oppressed people in the world", this summer. Yet for all they have endured for the last decades, and especially in the last few years, the scariest part of their lives …

Asia

Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya?

Why are the more than one million Rohingya in Myanmar considered the 'world's most persecuted minority'?<p>The Rohingya are often described as "the world's most persecuted minority".<p>They are an ethnic group, majority of whom are Muslim, who have lived for centuries in the majority Buddhist Myanmar. …

Asia

The world’s ‘most friendless people’ are under assault yet again

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p>In recent days, thousands of Rohingya Muslims in Burma have made their way to neighboring Bangladesh, …

Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army

The Cantons

Switzerland is divided into 26 cantons. Each is an independent and sovereign entity, with their own capital town or city. The cantons vary greatly as …

The 25 Best Governments In The World

Of all the topics available for discussion in both social and informal gatherings, government and politics is probably among the most controversial …

Are your social accounts making you money?

Collaborate, schedule, and analyze all of your social accounts with one fantastic toolIn case you didn't know, there is such a thing as a perfect …

Social Media Marketing

Why Do India's Dalits Hate Gandhi? By Thomas C. Mountain

<b>Why Do India's Dalits Hate Gandhi?</b><p><b>By Thomas C. Mountain</b><p>20 March, 2006 <b><br>Countercurrents.org</b><p><b>I</b>n India, supposedly the worlds largest democracy, the …

South Asia

Can A Pakistani Leader do This Dr Shashi Tharoor Blasting The British in Their Own Turf

Government (UK)

The origins and development of the legal protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflict

<i>“Wonders are many, but none is more wonderful than man”</i> wrote Sophocles at the beginning of the first choir of Antigon [1]..<p>One understands easily …

Geneva Conventions

Pakistan Army to the GCC: No longer your gun for hire

News that Pakistan chief of army staff General Raheel Sharif was taking over the newly formed, Saudi-instigated, Islamic Military Alliance to Fight …

Middle East

The controversial kitchen

Upon recapturing Jerusalem from the Crusaders in 1187, Salahuddin, then Sultan of Egypt and the Levant, decided to prepare a dish to commemorate the …

Middle East

THE DAWN OF PAKISTAN

It is estimated that over 15 million people were displaced during the Partition of the Indian subcontinent and two million lost their lives in the …

Pakistan

‘We are the mob now’

THINGS happen with such rapidity these days that it is hard to comprehend what is happening to the Indian republic. On the one side are the …

India

Raymond Davis Exposed: Pimps, Prostitutes and Politicians of Pakistan

By Shahid Qureshi –<p>Raymond Davis, a CIA asset in his book ‘The Contractor’ exposed the cancerous elements of the so-called elite of Pakistan and how …

Pakistan