KARACHI: IT engineer Asif Nawaz has found a novel way for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to ensure transparency in the voting process and do away with the burdensome task of voter lists verification: he has created a programmable Satellite Voting Device (SVD).
I give only one message. It is the message of the morrow, the message of history. Believe only in the people, work only for their emancipation and equality. The paradise of God lies under the feet of your mother. The paradise of politics lies under the feet of the people. I have quite a few achievements to my credit in the public life of the Sub-continent but, in my memory, the most rewarding achievements have been those which have brought smiles of joy to the weary faces of our miserable masses, achievements which have brought a twinkle to the melancholy eye of a villager – (My dearest daughter: A letter from a death cell – Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto).
This is perhaps what the expression ‘setting the cat among the pigeons’ means. Just when Israel was putting up that little show, going around theworld crying about the way Iran was targeting its peaceful diplomats around the world, the ayatollahs come up with their own little performance taking everyone’s breath away.