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  • Pakistan Under the Crutches of A Vicious Debt Cycle

    Pakistan Insider
    Mariam Khan
    25 Aug 2014 | 1:38 am
    Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish Prime Minister who is considered controversial in the global arena for his authoritarian policies ranging from banning Twitter to allowing females to laugh out loud in public. But what the world is missing out or is kept under the deception is the Turkish state and its development under the same Erdogan who has helped his nation evolve by leaps and bounds. Around 2001, Turkey’s financial condition was worse if not similar to that of Pakistan’s. Seems a shocker? What happened or better yet whose magic wand helped the country to boost its economy…
  • Nokia Lumia 630 Unboxing

    TelecomPK
    Haseeb Ahmed
    27 Aug 2014 | 7:17 pm
    Microsoft officially launched the Nokia Lumia 630 in Dubai about 2 months back. It took it quite a while but finally Nokia Lumia 630 has landed onto our doorstep. Like always, we wouldn’t like to keep you waiting so let’s start. As you might have noticed, Nokia finally decided to change their packaging. To be honest, we kind of got bored of the old one and love the slim new box. However we are really disappointed by what comes in the box with the Lumia 630. The contents of the Lumia 630 box are: Nokia Lumia 630 device Charger with a fixed cable Reading material  …
  • لاہور سٹاک ایکسچینج میں کارروباری ہفتے کے آخری روز تیزی کا رجحان

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    29 Aug 2014 | 7:45 am
  • [Artistes Come Together for T2F] Usman Riaz’s ‘Making Waves & Creating a Ruckus’

    T2F
    admin
    27 Aug 2014 | 9:46 pm
    Saturday, 30th August and Sunday 31st August 2014 | 7:00 pm Join us at T2F for the screening of Making Waves & Creating a Ruckus, a documentary chronicling the works of Usman Riaz. TEDGlobal Fellow Usman Riaz is a musician making a worldwide mark with his astonishing and fun-to-listen-to technique. Influenced by percussive guitarists who move beyond strumming to striking, treating their fretboard like the soundboard of a piano, Usman makes a sound that feels larger than the instrument itself, with a compelling pattern of repetition and variation that harkens to mystical music traditions.
  • Rahane must shake off 'soft' tag

    Cricket news from ESPN Cricinfo.com
    29 Aug 2014 | 7:20 am
    With India in trouble against the new ball in Cardiff, India's No.4 played an important role in steadying the innings but, not for the first time, fell with his job only half done
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    TelecomPK

  • Nokia Lumia 630 Unboxing

    Haseeb Ahmed
    27 Aug 2014 | 7:17 pm
    Microsoft officially launched the Nokia Lumia 630 in Dubai about 2 months back. It took it quite a while but finally Nokia Lumia 630 has landed onto our doorstep. Like always, we wouldn’t like to keep you waiting so let’s start. As you might have noticed, Nokia finally decided to change their packaging. To be honest, we kind of got bored of the old one and love the slim new box. However we are really disappointed by what comes in the box with the Lumia 630. The contents of the Lumia 630 box are: Nokia Lumia 630 device Charger with a fixed cable Reading material  …
  • Free Internet Launched by Mobilink in collaboration with OLX

    Bilal Sulehri
    26 Aug 2014 | 8:57 pm
    Mobilink  has launched its second-wave of free internet in collaboration with OLX. Mobilink customers will get 6 hours of free internet while browsing through Opera Mini Browser. Customers will have to visit webpass.opera.com/store in order to avail this offer. Head of Data at Mobilink, Aamer Manzoor  said: “Mobilink believes in continuously bringing forth new and innovative promotions for its customers. Our collaboration with OLX is a testament to our efforts in promoting mobile internet and bringing innovation in partnering with some of the leading global brands in Pakistan. We…
  • Carmudi Launches Android App For Pakistan

    Bilal Sulehri
    26 Aug 2014 | 1:04 am
    Carmudi, the world’s fastest growing online car classified, has now brought its global venture to Pakistan. The online car classified has launched a mobile application which will allow users to browse thousands of cars on the go. Hosting over 200,000 vehicles online, Carmudi’s app will give users an excellent experience of buying cars while on the move, thus allowing them the same sense of ease and comfort out and about as they would experience in front of their PCs at home. Revolutionizing the E Commerce platform in Pakistan, the app is the first of many to make its way in the Pakistani…
  • Mobilink And Teradata Extend Collaboration

    Bilal Sulehri
    19 Aug 2014 | 12:53 am
    [Press Release] Mobilink And Teradata has announced that they are extending their nearly decade old partnership by enhancing sophisticated data analytics capabilities in Mobilink’s existing IT infrastructure in order to accelerate the company’s evolution as a customer-focused, data-driven business. Bilal Munir Sheikh Chief Commercial Officer at Mobilink said: “Mobilink believes in anticipating customer needs and innovating constantly to provide best customer experience. Robust IT infrastructure plays a pivotal role in creating this experience and calls for unmatched data analytics…
  • Toffee TV – Educational Platform for Kids Launched by Mobilink

    Bilal Sulehri
    7 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    [Press Release] Mobilink has launched Toffee TV in collaboration with ToffeeTV.com. The application will provide content exclusively designed for kids. . Mobilink has initiated the launch of Toffee TV application with the aim of encouraging the learning of Urdu language by kids through the use of interactive graphical content, stories, rhymes and learning activities. Toffee TV will provide videos, songs, rhymes and stories in Urdu which will help in learning of the Urdu language.   Aamer Manzoor Head of Data, Mobilink commenting on the launch of Toffee TV said,: “With the launch of…
 
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    T2F

  • [Artistes Come Together for T2F] Usman Riaz’s ‘Making Waves & Creating a Ruckus’

    admin
    27 Aug 2014 | 9:46 pm
    Saturday, 30th August and Sunday 31st August 2014 | 7:00 pm Join us at T2F for the screening of Making Waves & Creating a Ruckus, a documentary chronicling the works of Usman Riaz. TEDGlobal Fellow Usman Riaz is a musician making a worldwide mark with his astonishing and fun-to-listen-to technique. Influenced by percussive guitarists who move beyond strumming to striking, treating their fretboard like the soundboard of a piano, Usman makes a sound that feels larger than the instrument itself, with a compelling pattern of repetition and variation that harkens to mystical music traditions.
  • Film Screening: Connecting and Makers

    admin
    25 Aug 2014 | 1:35 am
    Wednesday, 27th August 2014 | 7:00 pm Join us at T2F for a screening of “Connecting” and “Makers”, two short films exploring trends in interaction and experience design. What is Interaction Design? Connecting explores this question with some of the industry’s foremost thought leaders. When digital and physical worlds become one, new behaviors become possible, enabling connected humans with a collective capacity to change the world. Why do we ‘make’? Makers examines how the connected world is changing the nature of creativity. When everyone is a maker,…
  • Ghulam Abbas kay Qalam se by Zambeel Dramatic Readings

    admin
    22 Aug 2014 | 6:15 am
    Sunday, 24th August 2014 | 7:30 pm Zambeel Dramatic Readings presents two short stories by Ghulam Abbas, well known as one of the seminal writers of the short story. His work is described by Muhammad Hasan Askari as “distinguished for its sense of serenity and restraint”. Atmospheric in nature with a keen emphasis on detail, Ghulam Abbas’s work stands tall, clearly as a major contribution to Urdu Literature. Kun Russ features Faiyyaz, whose ardent love and interest in music takes him and his family on an unexpected path. Uss ki Biwi delves into the subject of human relationships,…
  • Kalaam-e-Khusrau Ba Zabaan-e-Saamat: Qavvaali featuring the Saami Brothers

    admin
    19 Aug 2014 | 2:36 am
    Thursday, 21st August 2014 | 7:30 pm Join us at T2F for a classical qavvaali performance, in remembrance of Hazrat Amir Khusrau, by the Saami Brothers. The Saami Brothers were trained in classical music and the art of qavvaali under the rigorous tutelage of Munshi Raziuddin Khan and their father, Ustad Naseeruddin Saami. Keeping the flame of the Qavvaal Baccha Gharana alive, the Saami Brothers are well versed in a number of languages, and weave various genres of eastern classical music beautifully into their qavvaali performances. Date: Thursday, 21st August, 2014 Time: 7:30 pm Entry: Rs. 350…
  • Keeping Tradition Alive: Qavvaali featuring Ghayoor Moiz Mustafa & Brothers

    admin
    9 Aug 2014 | 6:36 am
    Wednesday, 13th August 2014 | 7:30 pm Join us at T2F for a qavvaali mehfil featuring Ghayoor Moiz Mustafa & Brothers. Ghayoor Moiz Mustafa & Brothers belong to the 800 year old “Qavvaal Bachon Ka Gharana” of Delhi. They are the sons of Fareed Ayaz and grandsons of the inimitable Munshi Raziuddin. Date: Wednesday, 13th August, 2014 Time: 7:30 pm Entry: Rs. 350 Venue: PeaceNiche | T2F Address | Map Seats are limited and will be available on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. No reservations.
 
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    Cricket news from ESPN Cricinfo.com

  • Rahane must shake off 'soft' tag

    29 Aug 2014 | 7:20 am
    With India in trouble against the new ball in Cardiff, India's No.4 played an important role in steadying the innings but, not for the first time, fell with his job only half done
  • Nosworthy to leave Somerset

    29 Aug 2014 | 7:18 am
    Somerset have announced that Dave Nosworthy is to leave his position as director of cricket, after less than two years in the job
  • Mathews puts faith on versatile XI

    29 Aug 2014 | 7:06 am
    Angelo Mathews has had his sights set on the World Cup for some time now, and as the build up begins in earnest, he hopes to make adaptability a cornerstone of Sri Lanka's bid
  • Ajmal return buoys Pakistan in series decider

    29 Aug 2014 | 6:34 am
    A batting implosion cost Pakistan a chance to shut out the series against Sri Lanka in Hambantota and the visitors, buoyed by the return of Saeed Ajmal, will look for a more stable performance in Dambulla
  • Injured Rohit to miss rest of England series

    29 Aug 2014 | 6:22 am
    A finger injury has sidelined Rohit Sharma from the rest of the England series. M Vijay has been called up as his substitute
 
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    Teeth Maestro

  • Rebuttal to Zahid Ibrahim’s 10 Myths about Elections

    Teeth Maestro
    4 Aug 2014 | 1:40 am
    Zahid Sb – honestly it seems to be a very biased article – ECP should have stepped above and beyond to allay doubts of any election rigging – but with this article it seems the neutrality to conduct a free and fair elections was never there – if this was the mindset from Day 1 – to appease, the powers to be, to give a semblance of free and fair elections, then I’m suspicions I truly respect you and your father, to date I believe he is an honest person but his appointment, with respect to his age, probably was the factor which failed Pakistan, he could not…
  • 10 Lessons Pakistan can learn from the Northern Ireland Conflict

    Teeth Maestro
    22 Jan 2014 | 12:47 pm
    Pakistan has suffered extensively from a war which has bled this nation with hundreds and thousands of lives lost to a ruthless enemy called TTP & Talibans. Pakistan needs to come out of this conflict for the survival of our own existence – but to solve this crisis, we as a nation are forced to stand at a cross-roads – to either go headlong into a “military action” or explore a “ceasefire option”. The choice is not, one or the other, but the choice is to explore a combination of both, using good cop – bad cop approach, try to head into a…
  • What has PTI done in KPK up until now! [Updated May 10th]

    Teeth Maestro
    20 Jan 2014 | 11:16 am
    KPK Govt [UPDATED 10th May 2014] POLICE - is independent & depoliticised – even IG of KPK has said there is no political interference by the political govt and he has been given a free hand to do his work.  Umar Cheema a renowned transparency investigative journalist shared his own interaction with IG KPK Police sharing that there was NO POLITICAL interference with the KPK Police (Video Interview of IG KPK Nasir Durrani) PATWARI SYSTEMS is far better then before – TV Anchor Fareeha Aziz sent an undercover camera to catch anyone taking a bribe, even journalists Umar Cheema…
  • Ali Zaidi’s response to Kamran Shafi’s Verbal Diarrhea

    Teeth Maestro
    20 Jan 2014 | 9:12 am
    Ali Zaidi Reproduced from Ali Zaidi’s Facebook Page While I was in my teens, my father took the onus and ensured that I grow up to be a man of religious & social values. Beyond that, it was my own choice to lead my life the way I preferred. The most important value was to respect a private conversation between individuals, and not flaunt it around, just because you don’t agree with the their views. Unfortunately for Mr. Shafi, he either lost those values down the road, or has a personal agenda/vested interest to malign everything and anything Imran Khan has to say, or is to…
  • From Mandela to Khan: Extracting Peace in the face of Adversity

    Teeth Maestro
    6 Dec 2013 | 4:20 am
    With all the condolences messages being sent hailing Nelson Mandela as a symbol for Peace. What people forget is this same “liberated world” used to call Nelson Mandela – TERRORIST MANDELA. All because he fought for peace and worked to end  Apartheid rule in South Africa. The struggle to resolve any conflict through a peace is a long drawn battle. It does not end with just the signing of the peace accord – it needs to slowly change peoples sentiments and may take years, if not decades. The apartheid ended in ~1990, but ironically Mandela remained on the Terrorist…
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    Green & White

  • Container Run a continuation of politically motivated apps

    Qazi
    15 Aug 2014 | 2:43 am
    First we had Angry Imran which brought smiles and some short lived fun for us during the election campaign. Then came Gullu Butt following the incident of Model Town Lahore, which stayed on top of charts (Pakistan play store) for quite some while. Also Gullu Butt made an update with having the famous “Aam Khaiyga” quote form Aamir Liaqat in which a character resembling Aamir Liaqt throws mangoes and the Gullu Butt character tries to catch them. Gullu butt currently has more than 100,000 Installs And now during this extremely politically tense situation which had the whole nation on its…
  • Meritaleem.com aims to help student make better decision regarding their future.

    Qazi
    21 May 2014 | 2:01 am
    MeriTaleem.com aims to solve an age old problem for our students, where to go next? If you have just completed your primary school which college to pick, if you have completed your college which university to pick. There has always been lack of information or rather consolidated information regarding these questions. The best source till now has always been relatives and friends (mostly of your parents). So some uncle did CA and made a good living you should talk to him and decide, or daughter of my sister completed her medical and is practicing follow that career. The fact that online…
  • Eccentria Technologies launches an app which shoots to the top of the charts

    Qazi
    18 May 2014 | 10:15 pm
    Whoa!! this was quick so Eccentia technologies launched an app a few days ago called “Ajj Kia Pakaen” or what to cook today and today it has reached the top of charts for Pakistani Stores on iTunes and google play store. “Ajj Kia Pakaen” is the most common question asked at every house hold in the morning. The ladies of the family have a hard time deciding what to cook for the day. The app has a fun interface and is simple to use, you fire it up, and it gives you an option of what to cook for the day, if you like the option you can check the recipe (for iTuned you have to get access…
  • Rise of facebook marketing in Pakistan

    Qazi
    15 May 2014 | 8:59 am
      Until a few years back we used to have closed groups and forums, which gathered the like minded people and anyone targeting the online audience would tap into that forum and market his/her services. So PakGamers , PakPassion initially even PakWheels used to be driven by members talking about what they loved, people used to create marketing and sales opportunities from within those discussions (so you could get a good router cheap or a gaming PC etc). The advent of facebook changed all that, most of the forum goers moved to the new social media. It also made a very attractive market…
  • Getting back

    Qazi
    5 May 2014 | 5:57 am
    I  have been out of blogging for a long long long time, a lot of things happening on personal front (including a little startup I have ben doing my self). However during my absence I met a lot of people who had followed GreenWhite at its peak, read the articles regularly. I had hope there would be some one else who would come ahead and cover everything going on and around us in the local tech world. There are some guys doing a great job, but for some reason I still could not find one source where I can go and read about everything, so my routine usually is to go to facebook, see the updates…
 
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    Pak Tea House

  • Photo of the Day: Smile tells the Story

    Admin2
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:40 pm
    On Thursday night Imran Khan smiles when going to meet Army Chief General Raheel Sharif for the solution of Political instability and deadlock in Pakistan.
  • Lihaaf [The Quilt]: Ismat Chughtai

    Admin2
    28 Aug 2014 | 3:33 pm
     In the series of sharing translations of marvels of Urdu Literature Pak Tea House is sharing this incredible short story by Ismat Chughtai which was originally published in Manushi Magazine. Translation by M. Asaduddin. In winter when I put a quilt over myself its shadows on the wall seem to sway like an elephant . That sets my mind racing into the labyrinth of times past. Memories come crowding in. Sorry. I’m not going to regale you with any romantic tale about my own quilt. It’s hardly a subject for romance. It seems to me that the blanket, though less comfortable, does not cast…
  • Political Developments

    Admin2
    27 Aug 2014 | 5:29 pm
    By Daniyal Arif History was made when, first time in the country, a political government transferred mandate to another political government after completing its full tenure. The development was unprecedented. Never has a political elected government done it before in 68 years since the inception of the state. It did seem an omen of bright prospects for democracy and other fundamental state institutions. Political elite foresaw it as a milestone and a silver lining for the strengthening of democratic intuitions. Election 2013 has changed the course of political struggle for power. Emergence…
  • I Declare!

    Admin2
    27 Aug 2014 | 7:10 am
    I, Fazal Abbas, a citizen of Pakistan hereby declare my full support to a Democratic system in Pakistan. A Democratic system, implemented in its letter and spirit, is the only way forward for a progressive Pakistan. Our country has suffered a lot during dictatorial regimes. Questions about quality of democracy can always be posed, but then answer to it lies only in supporting and evolving this system over a period of time. Democracy is always a work-in-process. I, Fazal Abbas, a citizen of Pakistan hereby declare that no one is above law, including those in government. A government is elected…
  • Music and Post Colonial Identity

    Admin2
    26 Aug 2014 | 11:11 pm
    Rchops tweeted an amazing list of songs that deal with post colonial identity. He tweeted   [View the story "Post Colonial Songs" on Storify]
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    The Nation News

  • Army Chief witnesses exercise between Pakistan and China

    Online
    29 Aug 2014 | 6:01 am
    Rawalpindi- Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif today witnessed a joint Field Training exercise of Pakistan and China Special Forces at Headquarters Special Services Group near Cherat. According to ISPR, three weeks long joint military training exercise Warrior-2014 focused on the joint anti-terrorism training of the special operation forces of Pakistan and China. COAS ...
  • Government, protesters insulted sanctity of vote by inviting army: Zahid Khan

    Online
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:39 am
    ISLAMABAD- ANP senator Zahid Khan said the government and marchers have desecrated the sanctity of voters by making the army arbitrator. He said this while talking to journalists today. “This is incompetence on part of the government and its ministers that they took the matter to army. Both the parties became delighted over Army Chief’s call as if they discovered some ...
  • PIA continues operation to bring trapped Pakistanis from Libya

    Online
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:31 am
    ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) today continued its operation to bring stranded Pakistanis from Libya on the directions of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. The third PIA flight landed in Lahore, having 223 more stranded Pakistanis. Earlier, more than 700 Pakistanis were brought home through two separate flights.
  • PTI once congratulated the elected government and the Prime Minister: Nisar Ali Khan

    Online
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:10 am
    ISLAMABAD- Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan said the government has promised to accept all the demands of the protesters except the resignation of a democratically-elected prime minister. Giving a policy statement in the National Assembly today, he said that all political forces were on one side and two groups are on the other side. All the political parties including one ...
  • Pervez Musharraf skips hearing before Anti Terrorism Court

    Online
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:08 am
    ISLAMABAD- Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) has granted one day exemption to former president Pervez Musharraf from attendance and directed him to appear before it on September 19, in judges’ detention case. Judges’ detention case came up for hearing before ATC today. Former president could not appear despite court’s orders. On inquiring from the court, counsel for Pervez Musharraf ...
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    Jobs in Pakistan

  • ERP Coordinator

    29 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am
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    29 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am
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  • Admin & Logistics Assistant

    28 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am
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    28 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am
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  • Telephone Operator(Female)

    28 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am
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    Pro Pakistani

  • Ufone Introduces Special Roaming Tariffs for Hajj Pilgrims

    ProPakistani
    29 Aug 2014 | 1:20 am
    Ufone has launched a new offer for pilgrims leaving for Hajj, under which Ufone Prepaid customers will be able to use their Ufone SIM in Saudi Arabia at lowest call rates, thus completely alleviating the hassle of buying a local Saudi Arabian SIM card. Prepaid roamers who select Saudi Arabia’s Mobily and Zain networks will be charged at a minimal rate for outgoing calls to [...] The post Ufone Introduces Special Roaming Tariffs for Hajj Pilgrims appeared first on .
  • Microsoft Devices to Sell its Smartphones Online on Daraz.pk

    ProPakistani
    29 Aug 2014 | 1:02 am
    Microsoft Devices Pakistan recently signed an MoU with Daraz.pk, enabling fans of Windows Phones to browse, select and purchase their favourite Lumia devices directly from the comfort of their homes. Daraz.pk is Pakistan’s leading online shopping portal. This collaboration presents Lumia devices to a unique segment of online shoppers. The Lumia series, known for its innovation and trendiness, is one of the fastest growing smartphone [...] The post Microsoft Devices to Sell its Smartphones Online on Daraz.pk appeared first on .
  • Telenor Pakistan Inaugurates Location Based Disaster Warning SMS System

    ProPakistani
    29 Aug 2014 | 12:17 am
    Aimed at mitigating the impact of disasters and extending timely relief to the victims by introducing in Pakistan the first of its kind innovative location based early warning SMS system, Telenor Pakistan has recently signed an agreement with its emergency response partners, Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) for Beneficiary Communications Project. The agreement was signed by Michael Patrick Foley, Chief Executive Officer, Telenor Pakistan and [...] The post Telenor Pakistan Inaugurates Location Based Disaster Warning SMS System appeared first on .
  • PTCL Launches EVO Nitro Cloud-Share with MicroSD Card Sharing Ability

    ProPakistani
    28 Aug 2014 | 1:44 am
    PTCL has announced the availability of this new EVO Nitro Cloud-Share device for its customers. EVO Nitro Cloud-Share is a WiFi Hotspot Device in the Nitro Cloud series. This battery powered Hotspot is able to connect to multiple WiFi devices over its wireless interface, providing them with high-speed internet to mobile phones, gaming consoles, laptops & PDA’s etc. The distinguishing feature of this device compared [...] The post PTCL Launches EVO Nitro Cloud-Share with MicroSD Card Sharing Ability appeared first on .
  • Zameen.com Launches its iOS App

    ProPakistani
    28 Aug 2014 | 1:22 am
    Zameen.com has launched its mobile app for iPhone users to explore its extensive property database on the go. “Zameen.com is proud to present the Zameen App, which is available for download from the App Store. We are always looking for new and innovative ways to add value to our users’ experience, and this app is a great new avenue for us to do that,” said [...] The post Zameen.com Launches its iOS App appeared first on .
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    Mobile Phone Reviews and News

  • How to Watch iPhone 6 Live Stream

    admin
    11 Aug 2014 | 1:55 am
    Watch Apple iPhone 6 Stream Online: Right, so now that Apple iPhone 5 is going to be announced on September 12, 2014 and then released in same month, how many of you want to see the live stream? obviously all of you. This post is going to cover what is most likely to happen and be expected […]
  • What Does 3G/4G Services Mean for Pakistan?

    Saad Qazi
    27 Apr 2014 | 12:19 pm
    What Really is 3G/4G? Although there is a lot of discussion on 3G and 4G services in Pakistan, most people are still unsure as to what this up-gradation really means. There are a lot of different definitions available but we will describe this in the simplest way possible. Having a 2G network is like having […]
  • YotaPhone Will Be Released by The End Of This Year

    Mashhood Riaz
    3 Mar 2013 | 10:02 am
    Not long ago we discussed a new smartphone which was featuring a dual touch screen, named as YotaPhone. It is a device made by a Russian company named Yota and it has been under development for two years now. Well, it seems like now it is going into mass production and it is going to […]
  • Has Nokia Achieved Its Target Of Acquiring The Top Spot In Windows Phone Market?

    Mashhood Riaz
    2 Mar 2013 | 10:56 am
    Tomorrow is the day when annual Mobile World Congress expo will be held in Barcelona and all the top mobile vendors from all over the world will be there to bring their latest devices to show off to the world. According to the latest report, we have found out that Nokia is planning on bringing […]
  • Archos Jumps Into Mobile Business By Releasing 3 Smartphones A Once

    Mashhood Riaz
    27 Feb 2013 | 7:46 pm
    If you are interested in cheap Android powered tablets, then I am sure you have heard of a company named Archos, as they have been bringing various amazing and affordable cheap tablets for a while now. Well, it seems like the France based tablet vendor is now planning on entering the smartphone market as well. […]
 
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    Cosmetics.PK

  • Easy Steps To Brighten Eyes After Makeup

    Cosmetics
    8 Aug 2014 | 1:22 pm
    Most of time, we do makeup and can't brighten our eyes to get a flawless look. Now you can do it easily with these easy steps to brighten eyes after makeup. The post Easy Steps To Brighten Eyes After Makeup appeared first on Cosmetics.PK
  • Top 10 Home Remedies For Eyebrows Re-Growth

    Cosmetics
    3 Aug 2014 | 5:27 am
    Here in this post you will find top 10 home remedies for eyebrows re-growth. These all are very easy but effective for all. Let's read out the article below The post Top 10 Home Remedies For Eyebrows Re-Growth appeared first on Cosmetics.PK
  • Home Remedies To Get Satin Soft Skin In Minutes

    Cosmetics
    27 Jul 2014 | 1:11 am
    Want a satin soft skin is the dream of everyone. ere in this post you will find some home remedies to get satin soft skin in a minute. Let's read below. The post Home Remedies To Get Satin Soft Skin In Minutes appeared first on Cosmetics.PK
  • Maybelline Color Sensational the Buffs – BORN-TO-BE-NAKED SHADES – New 2014

    Sania Khan
    24 Jul 2014 | 1:46 am
    Maybelline recently introduced 1o new nude shades in their Color Sensational The Buffs Lipsticks makeup. Maybelline is one of the leading cosmetics company in Pakistan which provides you a huge collection of cosmetics. Maybelline is working all around the globe, from decades to give you a confident and individual look in every season for every occasion. In their latest [...] The post Maybelline Color Sensational the Buffs – BORN-TO-BE-NAKED SHADES – New 2014 appeared first on Cosmetics.PK
  • Perfect Nude Lip Makeup – Detailed Steps

    Cosmetics
    23 Jul 2014 | 5:47 am
    Nude lips are one the favorite and hottest trend now a days. Everyone love a look of nude lips. Here you will find perfect nude lip makeup tutorial below. The post Perfect Nude Lip Makeup – Detailed Steps appeared first on Cosmetics.PK
 
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    The Amazing Stuff

  • You Won't Believe What Brands Nestle Owns. Not Just Their Chocolate Empire, Even Pet Products!

    29 Aug 2014 | 6:18 am
    You Won't Believe What Brands Nestle Owns. Not Just Their Chocolate Empire, Even Pet Products!Do you love the taste of Nestle’s chocolate chip cookies?Maybe you love their Crunch bars. Well next time you’re eating their delicious chocolate treats, think of the other corporations they own. Maybe you’ll be willing to try their other products!Nestle Corporation has a whopping 8,000 brands under their belt. These items are in the categories of: water, coffee, frozen food, pet care, nutrition, yogurt and much, much more.They even own cereal brands like Cheerios, Cookie Crisp, Golden Grahams…
  • The Honey Guide bird in Africa has a special call just for speaking with humans!

    29 Aug 2014 | 1:17 am
    The Honey Guide bird in Africa has a special call just for speaking with humans!The Maasai people of Africa whistle and communicate with the Honey Guide bird. The bird has a special call that it only uses when communicating with humans. They help the Maasai find honeycomb. The bird’s call changes as the Maasai get closer and closer to the honeycomb.So, why does the Honey Guide help the Maasai? The Maasai return the favor and give the bird some of the honeycomb. If they didn’t give back, the bird could lead them into harm’s way the next time.
  • The United States may be home to some of the greatest innovations and cities in the world, but to millions, it offers no home at all.

    28 Aug 2014 | 9:19 pm
    The United States may be home to some of the greatest innovations and cities in the world, but to millions, it offers no home at all.According to statistics, in a given year there are as many as 3.5 million homeless people in the U.S.That’s about 1% of the entire population. The scariest statistic of all is that 23% of these are families with children. There are a host of factors which are attributing to the problem and a few major issues have been highlighted and efforts made to alleviate homelessness. These include offering more affordable housing, comprehensive health care and assistance…
  • Ever have a fantasy of getting back at the big banks? This guy went ahead and foreclosed on one!

    28 Aug 2014 | 7:58 pm
    Ever have a fantasy of getting back at the big banks? This guy went ahead and foreclosed on one!Score one for the little guy.In the tough economy people were losing their homes to the banks right and left as they were foreclosed on.It seemed everyone was under the hills of the big banks and their outrageous mortgages, until one man stood up to them—and won. Sweet, poetic justice was the result.In 2011, a couple received foreclosure papers on their home from Bank of America.The funny thing was, they didn't owe a dime on it and managed to pay cash for it when they originally bought it. They…
  • Sloths love trees so much, they will often keep hanging from them long after they die!

    28 Aug 2014 | 4:17 pm
    Sloths love trees so much, they will often keep hanging from them long after they die!It best describes your lazy friend, a sin from the bible, and the animal that makes Kristin Bell burst out in joyous tears: it's the sloth.These little guys are cute, especially when they decide that hanging out—literally—is the best comfort in the world. Of course, they keep the chill lifestyle alive, even when they are dead. When Sloths actually decide to move, it's got to be for a really good reason.They have a quarter as much muscle tissue as other animals in the similar weight range which means…
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    Painters of Pakistan

  • Khadim Ali

    POP Pakistan
    25 Aug 2014 | 3:20 am
    Khadim Ali lives in Sydney and works in Sydney, Quetta and Kabul. The threads in his miniature paintings draw on classical literary narrative and poetics to contend with contemporary political themes of loss, regeneration and resistance. He is an Afghan Hazara born in Quetta, Pakistan with family links to the cities of Bamiyan and Ghazni. He trained in miniature painting at the National College of Arts, Lahore and in the Persian miniature tradition in Tehran, Iran. Khadim Ali’s beautifully crafted and complex images have featured in the Australian exhibitions: Asia Pacific Triennale…
  • Huma Mulji

    POP Pakistan
    1 Jun 2014 | 5:05 am
    Huma Mulji was born in Karachi, Pakistan, in 1970, and completed her Bachelors in Fine Art from the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in 1995. Mulji’s participation in recent selected exhibitions includes in 2008 Farewell to Post Colonialism, Third Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, China; Desperately Seeking Paradise, Pakistan Pavilion, ART DUBAI, UAE and Arabian Delight, Rohtas Gallery, Lahore. Huma Mulji’s work has moved more and more towards looking at the absurdities of a post-colonial society in transition, taking on board the visual and cultural…
  • Fatima Zahra Hassan

    POP Pakistan
    16 May 2014 | 12:19 pm
    Zahra is a visual artist, educator, researcher and an occassional writer. Initially trained in Indian, Mughal and Persian Painting techniques. Studied Visual Islamic and Traditional Arts. Fatima Zahra Hassan takes us along on a contemplative journey to the sublime ‘imaginal world’ embedded in the Sufi tradition. Her medium of guidance is the two-dimensional space of Indo-Persian miniatures, a classical idiom occasionally blended by her with modern vocabulary. All her inspiration comes from the aura of mystical poetry and music of Islam. http://www.facebook.com/paintersofpakistan
  • Saira Wasim

    POP Pakistan
    6 May 2014 | 12:59 am
    Saira Wasim born in 1975 in Pakistan.Wasim went to National College of Arts (in Lahore), from where she graduated with a Bachelors in Fine Arts with focus in miniature painting in 1999. Drawing on her studies of traditional Mughal miniature painting in Pakistan, Saira Wasim paints Persian miniatures that address issues of power, politics, and globalization. In Ronald McDonald Comes to Your Town (2009), the familiar McDonald’s clown carries the American flag while awkwardly riding the back of a floating deity. “I use the miniatures to explore social and political issues that divide the…
  • Ayaz Hussain Jokhio

    POP Pakistan
    5 May 2014 | 5:46 am
    Born in Mehrabpur Sindh, Pakistan in 1978. Currently lives and works in Lahore and Karachi. Obtained BFA from National College of Arts Lahore in 2001. Chosen as the best contemporary poet by the Sindhi Literary Society in 1999. In 2004, directed a short film that was later selected for the 4th Kara Film Festival in Karachi. Artist-in-residence at Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany from 2004-2005. http://www.facebook.com/paintersofpakistan
 
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    Pakistan Tribune

  • Govt Requested COAS to Play Facilitative Role: ISPR

    Azhar Nadeem
    29 Aug 2014 | 8:18 am
    RAWALPINDI: Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR), mouthpiece of Pakistan Army has clarified that federal govt has asked Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif to play facilitative role for resolution of current political impasse. DG ISPR Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa used microblogging site twitter to settle the dust which stormed Pakistan’s political landscape on Friday. ISPR Release:#COAS was asked by the Govt to play facilitative role for resolution of current impasse, in yesterday’s meeting, at #PM House — AsimBajwaISPR (@AsimBajwaISPR) August 29, 2014 On Thursday…
  • Manchester United’s Marcos Rojo Uncertain for Burnley Game

    Sohail Zafar
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:08 am
    The long delay in acquiring work permit may defer Marcos Rojo’s hotly-anticipated Manchester United debut further as clouds of uncertainty hovering over his availability for club’s Premier League clash against Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon. The 26-year-old Argentine defender had switched to United for £16million on August 19 but is yet to play for Red Devils. He was earlier expected to make his debut in Premier League clash against Sunderland last Sunday and then in Capital One Cup game against MK Dons on Tuesday but delay in acquiring work permit to play for the club kept…
  • Pakistan (Pak) vs Sri Lanka (SL) 3rd ODI: Preview, Live Score, Streaming & Squads

    Sohail Zafar
    29 Aug 2014 | 3:26 am
    Setting the sights on series-clinching win, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will lock horns in the third and final one-day international at Dambulla on Saturday. The series is currently even 1-1. After Pakistan held nerves to narrowly win the rain-shortened first ODI at Hambantota by four wickets, the hosts bounced back strongly to secure a massive 77-run win the rescheduled second match at the same venue. Match Facts What: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 3nd ODI When: August 30, 2014 Time: 10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 09:30 PKT Venue: Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium Live Stream/ TV Info: Ten Sports…
  • Tahirul Qadri, Imran Khan Meets Army Chief

    Humaima Malik
    29 Aug 2014 | 12:14 am
    Islamabad – Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif at Army House here late on Thursday amid deepening political turmoil in the country that impelled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to seek military’s help, Pakistan Tribune reported. The meeting between the Army Chief and Imran Khan spanned for one hour and 10 minutes wherein prevailing political situation of the country was discussed. According to sources, DG Inter-Services Intelligence Lt. Gen Zaheerul Islam and federal interior…
  • EPL 2014-15: Burnley vs Manchester United Preview & Possible Lineups

    Ghazanfar Shah
    28 Aug 2014 | 10:30 pm
    Manchester United will be desperately pursuing their first competitive triumph under the stewardship of Louis van Gaal when they take on Burnley FC at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon. The Red Devils have collected just single point from their opening two EPL fixtures (L1D1). After the disappointing result in the league, the 20 times Champions were humbled by MK Dons in the midweek’s League Cup second round clash. Now, Van Gaal’s men must need a win at Turf Moor to prove themselves a big premier league title contender in this season. Manchester United Team News United boss Louis van…
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    Pakistan Insider

  • How about a Bucket Challenge to Eliminate Poverty?

    Sameer
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:18 am
    If you are on Facebook or Twitter, or just plain alive, I am sure you are aware of the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’, or the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The challenge is simple, a person nominates another to pour a bucket of ice water over their heads while being filmed. If the person does not complete the challenge in 24 hours, he/she has to donate $100 towards helping ALS research. What is ALS? According to Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amyotrophic_lateral_sclerosis): Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis(ALS) — also referred to asmotor neuron disease(MND),Charcot disease, and, in the United…
  • Pakistan Under the Crutches of A Vicious Debt Cycle

    Mariam Khan
    25 Aug 2014 | 1:38 am
    Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish Prime Minister who is considered controversial in the global arena for his authoritarian policies ranging from banning Twitter to allowing females to laugh out loud in public. But what the world is missing out or is kept under the deception is the Turkish state and its development under the same Erdogan who has helped his nation evolve by leaps and bounds. Around 2001, Turkey’s financial condition was worse if not similar to that of Pakistan’s. Seems a shocker? What happened or better yet whose magic wand helped the country to boost its economy…
  • Research is on a Roll in Pakistan

    Sameer
    25 Aug 2014 | 1:30 am
    As per research done by Scimago, an independent research organization and an international evaluation and ranking platform, it was forecasted that by 2018 Pakistan will stand at number 27 in terms of research output. China will be number one but the biggest jump is expected to be that of Pakistan, which is expected to move from 43 to 27. This sounds odd when you look around you and see the decapitated situation of our education system. But there is one institution that is making this possible. It is the Higher Education Commission (HEC). The innovative policies and reforms implemented by the…
  • Pakistan and its World Records – Episode I

    Sameer
    25 Aug 2014 | 1:26 am
    Pakistan holds many records in the world. Some man made, some achieved via great feats and some natural. To acquaint my readers with these, I have compiled a list of some of the interesting world records that Pakistan holds. World’s Largest Mosque After the two holy mosques of Makkah and Madinah the largest mosque in the world is the Shah Faisal Mosque. Situated in the capital city of Islamabad, the mosque has a capacity of approximately 100,000 people. The mosque was built in 1976 and was so huge that it could at that time hold the whole population of Islamabad which had recently been…
  • Mohenjo-Daro – What Lies in History

    Sameer
    24 Aug 2014 | 11:17 pm
    Mohenjo-Daro is a historical marvel. A part of the Indus valley civilization, this ancient city is now a part of Larkana district located in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The city was first discovered by archeologists in 1911. Excavations then regularly took place in the 1920’s and 1930’s, with final major digs taking place in 1950 and 1964. The History of Mohenjo-Daro The city was inhabited in the third millennium BC and saw it’s heydays between 2,500 to 1,900 B.C. According to archeologist Mr. Gregory Possehl, Mohenjo-Daro was among the most important cities in the Indus Valley.
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