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  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Launched in Pakistan

    Abdullah Sulehri
    12 Apr 2014 | 1:17 pm
    A launch event was held on 11th April 2014 at Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore in which Samsung & Ufone announced the co-launch of Galaxy S5 in Pakistan. A brief presentation was given by Samsung representative in which he explained few features of this latest Samsung flagship Smartphone, followed by a short Q & A session in which some journalists asked critical questions about innovation in features which were badly answered by representatives. Samsung Galaxy S5 devices were made available for use during the event. Hi-tea was served after completion of Q & A session.Samsung Galaxy…
  • کراچی کی نجی یونیورسٹی کے طلبا نے سورج کی توانائی سے چلنے والا رکشا تیار کرلیا All Urdu News
    19 Apr 2014 | 3:30 am
  • Qavvaali featuring Najmuddin Saifuddin & Brothers

    11 Apr 2014 | 12:52 pm
    Friday, 18th April 2014 | 7:30 pm Join us at T2F for a classical qavvaali performance by the Najmuddin Saifuddin and Brothers, scions of Ustad Bahauddin Khan. Keeping the flame of the Delhi Gharana alive, Najmuddin Saifuddin & Brothers perform traditional qavvaali, perfected over 20 years of live performances around the world. The troupe has toured throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and across South Asia and have received multiple accolades for their renditions. In addition to performances, Najmuddin Saifuddin and Brothers are committed to sharing their art and knowledge by…
  • CJ takes notice of threat to Karachi temple

    Karachi Metblogs
    Raja Islam
    25 Mar 2014 | 4:42 am
    Supreme Court Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani took notice on Monday of a potential threat to an old Hindu temple posed by construction of underpasses and flyovers in Karachi’s Clifton area. Source :
  • SLC surprised by Farbrace's possible move

    Cricket news from ESPN
    19 Apr 2014 | 3:35 am
    SLC has expressed surprise and disappointment "in no uncertain terms" at the news that Sri Lanka head coach Paul Farbrace may be recruited as England's new assistant coach, after the ECB confirmed their interest in Farbrace to SLC
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  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Launched in Pakistan

    Abdullah Sulehri
    12 Apr 2014 | 1:17 pm
    A launch event was held on 11th April 2014 at Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore in which Samsung & Ufone announced the co-launch of Galaxy S5 in Pakistan. A brief presentation was given by Samsung representative in which he explained few features of this latest Samsung flagship Smartphone, followed by a short Q & A session in which some journalists asked critical questions about innovation in features which were badly answered by representatives. Samsung Galaxy S5 devices were made available for use during the event. Hi-tea was served after completion of Q & A session.Samsung Galaxy…
  • Telenor Pakistan Software Department Achieves CMM Level 3

    Nida Batool
    20 Mar 2014 | 11:38 am
    Telenor Pakistan has become the first cellular services provider who has achieved Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 3. CMMI is the most remarkable process improvement and evaluation program in software engineering and management industry for efficiency check. It is a privilege for Software Department of Telenor Pakistan to be appraised at such a high level of excellence.What is Capability Maturity Model? (WikiPedia)The Capability Maturity Model (CMM) is a development model created after study of data collected from organizations that contracted with the U.S. Department of…
  • Nokia Lumia 1320 Unboxing Video

    Haseeb Ahmed
    13 Mar 2014 | 8:58 pm
    It was about time that we did the Nokia Lumia 1320 unboxing. Since, earlier this week we reviewed the Nokia Lumia 1320′s big brother, here. If you have read the review than you would notice that there is not much difference between Lumia 1320 and Lumia 1520. Ofcourse, there is a huge price gap and specifications difference as well but physically they are up to some extent the same. Nokia Lumia 1320 also has the same 6″ display, but the device itself is heavier and has rounded corners design. Unlike the big brother, the back is also removable.Enough with the talking, let’s…
  • Sheldon Godinho Joins Zong as Deputy Director Public Relations

    Bilal Sulehri
    13 Mar 2014 | 5:51 am
    Sheldon Adam Godinho has joined Zong (CMPak) as deputy director public relations, sources have confirmed his hiring.Sheldon under his new role at the company will be reporting directly to Chief Marketing Officer. His functions as Deputy Director PR include corporate, internal and external communication and Corporate Social Responsibility.Position where Sheldon has been appointed was vacated by Farooq Niaz, who is now with Telenor Pakistan as Manager PR.Sheldon is young aspiring professional having a professional experience of more thne 10 years of managing public relation and marketing in…
  • Telenor Pakistan Conducts Online Interactive Q&A Session for Summer Internship Program 2014

    Talha Dar
    12 Mar 2014 | 12:56 am
    Telenor Pakistan boasts multiple HR recognition awards and was proudly coveted the “Most Preferred Employer” in the country according to survey by in 2012. The company does not believe in sourcing talent from just the few popular universities in Pakistan but has practically proved its motto of looking for a good behavioral fit in each employee or intern. Building upon it’s ideology of inclusion, the company recently launched an online recruitment drive for its Summer Internship Program, 2014 where they are encouraging students from all across Pakistan to apply and be a part of…
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  • Qavvaali featuring Najmuddin Saifuddin & Brothers

    11 Apr 2014 | 12:52 pm
    Friday, 18th April 2014 | 7:30 pm Join us at T2F for a classical qavvaali performance by the Najmuddin Saifuddin and Brothers, scions of Ustad Bahauddin Khan. Keeping the flame of the Delhi Gharana alive, Najmuddin Saifuddin & Brothers perform traditional qavvaali, perfected over 20 years of live performances around the world. The troupe has toured throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and across South Asia and have received multiple accolades for their renditions. In addition to performances, Najmuddin Saifuddin and Brothers are committed to sharing their art and knowledge by…
  • The Act of Killing: Film Screening and Skype Conversation with Joshua Oppenheimer

    7 Apr 2014 | 8:03 am
    Saturday, 12th April 2014 | 6:00 pm The Act of Killing is about killers who have won, and the sort of society they have built. Unlike ageing Nazis or Rwandan génocidaires, death squad leader Anwar Congo and his friends have not been forced by history to admit they participated in crimes against humanity. Instead, they have written their own triumphant history, becoming role models for millions of young paramilitaries. The Act of Killing is a journey into the memories and imaginations of the perpetrators, offering insight into the minds of mass killers. The Act of Killing is a nightmarish…
  • Speed Meet with FRESH! Artists + Head Transformations by Alee’ Hassan

    30 Mar 2014 | 7:12 pm
    Friday, 11th April 2014 | 7:00 pm Young talent had Karachi mesmerized when 68 artists exhibited their work at the Amin Gulgee Gallery in March, 2014. Aptly titled FRESH!, the exhibition pulsated with the raw energy of this new crop of artists aged 30 and under, drawn from all over Pakistan. Now, at the Artist Speed Meet at T2F!, a selection of FRESH! participants will discuss their individual experiences as young, exhibiting Pakistani artists. Alee’ Hassan who also participated in FRESH! will display selections from his new work, titled Head Transformations. Hailing from Gujrat,…
  • First Fridays: Open Mic Night

    30 Mar 2014 | 7:10 pm
    Friday, 4th April 2014 | 7:00 pm Join us at T2F on the first Friday of April 2014 for an open mic session featuring emerging talent. T2F’s First Fridays Open Mic is a platform for musicians, poets, and comedians to perform, improvise and experiment in an informal setting. Performers do not need to pre-register. Just show up with your voice, instruments, and props. Look for our host, KC Leftblank, who will put your name down on the list. Musicians get 15 minutes/3 songs and everyone else gets 10 minutes. Date: Friday, 4th April, 2014 Time: 7:00 pm Suggested Donation: Anything you like.
  • Designing the Future: Creative Innovation in Pakistan

    27 Mar 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Thursday, 3rd April 2014 | 7:00 pm Join us at T2F for a panel discussion with local entrepreneurs and evangelists working to create a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation, involving them in a conversation on how they see the creative and innovation industries evolving in Pakistan. What does it take to create a culture of creative innovation? Where do groundbreaking ideas come from? How do we encourage a culture of research in industry practices? How can we help seed more business ventures? Should young people be given more chances in driving the vanguard of change through new products…
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    Pakistan news from ESPN

  • PCB starts another coach hunt

    18 Apr 2014 | 3:09 am
    The Pakistan Cricket Board has decided not to extend the contracts of head coach Moin Khan, fielding coach Shoaib Mohammad and batting consultant Zaheer Abbas, and has invited applications for their positions
  • PCB to hold probe over cricketers playing with Kaneria

    18 Apr 2014 | 1:29 am
    he Pakistan Cricket Board will conduct an internal investigation after a few national players participated in exhibition T20 matches in the United States of America alongside banned legspinner Danish Kaneria
  • India-Pakistan Test series likely in 2015

    16 Apr 2014 | 12:52 am
    Pakistan's conditional support for the ICC revamp hinges on the promise of six series against India, including a 'home' series in the Middle East as part of an upcoming, reworked eight-year FTP cycle
  • Shahzaib five-for gives Karachi University title

    12 Apr 2014 | 11:19 am
    A five-wicket haul from the legspinner Shahzaib Khan helped Karachi University power to a 10-wicket win in the final of the Red Bull Campus Cricket National Finals, Pakistan, against University of Sargodha at the Moin Khan Cricket Academy
  • Butt asks PCB to work on his rehab too

    12 Apr 2014 | 9:39 am
    Salman Butt, the banned former Pakistan captain, is hopeful PCB chairman Najam Sethi will "do for other players" what he is doing for Mohammad Amir, who is also serving a ban for spot-fixing
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    In the Line of Wire

  • Ammi we love you and miss you

    1 Apr 2014 | 12:21 am
    She was an angel sent down from heaven to make sure that we had an absolutely amazing childhood and she left no stone unturned in ensuring that, as we were growing up, our lives were filled with love and laughter. She taught us what it meant to be gentle, compassionate, loving and generous human beings. Even her silence was comfortine; her smile made all our pain and worries disappear. Her life centered around us – her family. She was the best mother in the world and all of us adored her. On April 1 eleven years ago Ammi breathed her last and left a gap in our lives that no-one can…
  • Why do we not pay attention to signs?

    12 Jan 2014 | 9:58 pm
    On Sunday morning I found the grocery cupboards were bare so off I went to Metro armed with a long list of things that were needed for the house. As I drove into the Metro carpark, I intuitively parked in the spot closest to the entrance. But as I got out of the car, I noticed this sign. A couple of ‘d’s’ missing no doubt but the message was clear so I got back into the car and looked around for alternative parking. The guard who was stationed in the carpark stopped me and said it was okay for me to park there and asked why I was looking for a new spot. I explained to him…
  • Happy birthday my dearest Ammi

    6 Jan 2014 | 10:00 am
    Midnight  on the night of January 5 and 6 had always been a special occasion for me. It was celebration time. Abbaji’s birthday falls on January 5; Ammi was born on January 6 … they always cut a cake together at midnight. There were smiles all round; exchange of gifts and cards; all of us singing ‘Happy birthday’ slightly off-tune. Those were magical and happy times for our family. I remember how as they grew old together, they still continued the tradition of exchanging birthday cards and gifts – Abbaji still bought for Ammi pieces of jewelery and some of the…
  • New Year Resolutions

    1 Jan 2014 | 9:12 am
    For the past few days I had been wondering what New Year Resolutions I should make. The more I thought about it the more convinced I became that there was no point to the exercise. Thousands of people around the world make these resolutions every year only to break them a few days into the New Year. Better not to make them at all. However, there was one resolution I was bent on making and keeping. I was going to start blogging again. There has been too much of a break. Friends, colleagues and youngsters from universities have been messaging me for months to ask why I don’t write…
  • Calling all Tech Innovators!

    22 Jul 2013 | 11:02 am
    It is that time of year again. P@SHA is on the lookout for innovators in the tech space. We want to recognize and celebrate innovation in the ICT space. This is our 10th year and we are really excited because we know that there are many more techies – young and old – out there who have yet to be recognized. But in order for us to do that, you need to come forward. You can only win if you take part. Go to the P@SHA ICT Awards 2013 website and submit details regarding your product or service so that our panel of judges can shortlist the best of the best in each category. The…
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    Green & White

  • 10Pearls and National Geographic Release A Geography Challenge App

    26 Mar 2014 | 3:38 am
    10Pearls, one of the leading Pakistani IT companies, has recently added another feather to its cap. This time, in partnership with National Geographic, 10Pearls has released the new and improved GeoBee Challenge App – an interactive app to challenge and grow the geographic knowledge of the users. Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The competition is designed to encourage geography in the classroom, ignite student interest in the world around them, and increase…
  • 10Pearls Spins Off Game Plan8

    23 Dec 2013 | 2:03 am
    It’s heartening to see that Pakistani IT companies have now started to diversify themselves into non traditional areas, and are competing with global players in areas such as gaming. We have received information that 10Pearls, one of the leading  mobile and enterprise web development services companies in Pakistan, has spun-off a separate entity focused solely on developing and publishing casual mobile games.  The new entity, Game Plan8, will focus on creating 2D and 3D games for the iOS, Google Android, Kindle, Facebook and other platforms. Details can be seen on the…
  • Plan 9 extends deadline for Applications

    14 Mar 2013 | 12:33 am
    If you are connected to the Software industry here, you might have been following Plan9. An excellent initiative under PITB (Punjab Information Technology Board) under the leadership of Dr Umar Saif. They incubated some bright individuals and uptill now have been taking all the right steps in elevating the rough and inexperienced (but enthusiastic) entrepreneurs, to become our next leaders in Technology. I apologize for not have covered them properly for the attention they deserve, but will do a detailed post soon. For now they are open for applications for their second round of Incubation,…
  • CCP Gives Guidelines Against Telecom Companies’ Deceptive Marketing

    Sidrah Zaheer
    5 Mar 2013 | 9:38 am
    If only were there two things when it comes to the law, firstly the fear of breaking it and by passing the legal authority, and secondly, implementation of the law given full dedication, there would have been less competency and dishonesty in business and society. However, keeping good faith, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has put forward “Deceptive Marketing Guidelines” which will maintain the Section 10 of the Competition Act, 2010. In order to enforce this part of the law and stop anti-competitive conduct on part of the telecom companies in advertising, the guidelines…
  • Pakistan’s Energy Solutions as Seen by Tameer Energy and Planetary Power Incorp.

    Sidrah Zaheer
    4 Mar 2013 | 9:53 am
    From time to time, despite all odds against Pakistan’s current security vulnerability, business and foreign investment come into the country for the potential and opportunities it provides. Pakistan’s energy needs are tremendous and it needs innovative energy solutions. An international energy solutions company based in Europe has taken interest in exploring its chances in Pakistan’s energy market and is willing to offer latest energy solutions at a low cost. This foreign company is Tameer Energy, part of the Tameer Foundation, which promises to bring state-of-the-art technology…
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    Pak Tea House

  • The dangers of being a journalist in Pakistan

    18 Apr 2014 | 5:04 am
    In Pakistan, it is said that discourse is dominated by one kind of narrative. That narrative is primarily right wing in its orientation and is characterized by fusion of religion and ultra nationalism and is further supplemented by hatred and deep mistrust of the outside world. Countering such narrative is essential if we have to get out of this quagmire. However, those who can present arguments against this narrative are few and further more do not get adequate space in the media, particularly Urdu press and electronic media. But even those who do get access, have to face a lot of dangers.
  • Desiring a “Benevolent” Dictator

    17 Apr 2014 | 11:31 am
    Raza Habib Raja Right now, as it was being expected by many before the elections, army and the government of PML (N) are in a skirmish. PML (N) has come with a very heavy mandate and since it is the beginning of its tenure, therefore it is in confrontational mode with the powerful military. The case on Musharraf has morphed into a litmus test for the government’s resilience and for its ability to bring armed forces under proper civilian oversight. As the “battle” rages on and civil-military relations once again, look set to be redefined, some quarters, namely TV media and sections of…
  • Are You Sure Nothing Can Change?

    11 Apr 2014 | 3:21 am
    Raza Habib Raja Imran Khan and Modi are two very different politicians. Yet there are some commonalities. Both enjoy support from largely well intentioned white collar class and also other groups, who want better governance and control over corruption. Both politicians have a nationalist outlook with a stress towards “standing up” against the outside world. Both have generated a halo effect where their good reputation about financial honesty has created a positive impression about other attributes also and made the negative traits less important in the eyes of the supporters. And both…
  • A Dysfunctional State

    8 Apr 2014 | 9:46 pm
    by Saad Hafiz Pakistan’s societal, economic and political travails place it in a category of deeply dysfunctional and nearly ungovernable states. Generally speaking, dysfunctional states exhibit high degrees of institutional inconsistency, social malaise, ideological confusion, political malfunction and national paranoia. As a consequence, such states are unable to leverage their people’s histories and traditions to construct effective formal institutions with wide legitimacy; nor can they draw on the social capital embedded in cohesive groups to facilitate economic, political, and social…
  • Good Luck India

    6 Apr 2014 | 10:32 pm
    Raza Habib Raja I have written before also that for me India holds a special place in my heart and I feel connected to it emotionally. Besides that as a student of politics also, India for me is an enigma with respect to its ability to sustain a balanced combination of democracy, secularism and stability over almost seven decades. It has to be understood that even in relatively homogeneous countries, these factors are difficult to combine and balance. And yet, India despite being so diverse and complex, has so far done well. It has not been a smooth ride but political will has always been…
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    The Nation News

  • 100 Pakistani youngsters visit China to improve ties

    19 Apr 2014 | 1:45 am
    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Islamabad- A delegation of Pakistani youth has left for Pakistan after wrapping up their visit to China. According to reports, a delegation of one hundred Pakistani youth completed their ...
  • Lahore Police arrests six accused, including attackers of Raza Rumi and Asghar Nadeem Syed

    19 Apr 2014 | 1:32 am
    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Lahore- Lahore police has claimed to arrest six suspects allegedly involved in the killing of high-profile personalities and other criminal activities. Addressing a press conference in ...
  • Hanif Mohammad admitted to hospital

    19 Apr 2014 | 1:28 am
    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Karachi- Pakistani cricket legend Hanif Mohammad has been admitted to a local hospital on Saturday. According to the reports, the little master has suffered a minor paralyses attack and ...
  • Rain expected in several areas of northern Pakistan

    19 Apr 2014 | 1:24 am
    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Karachi- Scattered rain-thunderstorm lashed down yesterday on parts of KPK, Islamabad, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, most parts of Punjab and some parts of upper Sindh. According to Met ...
  • Pakistan-US relations are improving, says Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States

    19 Apr 2014 | 1:17 am
    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Pakistan-US relations are improving, says Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States, Jalil Abbas Jilani. He was addressing the faculty and participants of National War College 2014 in ...
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    Global Voices » South Asia

  • In Bangladesh, Cycling to Break Free of Dhaka's Notorious Traffic

    Pantha Rahman Reza
    18 Apr 2014 | 3:31 am
    Traffic jams are a regular feature in Dhaka. Image by Firoz Ahmed. Copyright Demotix (25/7/2012) Dhaka is a city rich in history, having been established more than 400 years ago. It is the capital of Bangladesh, with nearly 18 million people residing in its 350 square kilometers. It is also one of the most unlivable cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, and its extreme traffic congestion contributes a lot to this fame. Any visitor to Dhaka will be quick to notice the backed up lines of cars moving at a crawl. The city simply can’t handle…
  • 9 Essentials Uncles You Need In Sri Lanka

    16 Apr 2014 | 2:41 pm
    Cerno opines that ordinary Sri Lankans need the right network of relationships with many ‘powerful uncles’ to survive properly. Written by Rezwan · comments (0) Donate · Share: facebook · twitter · googleplus · reddit · StumbleUpon · delicious
  • The State Of Women In The Present Indian Society

    14 Apr 2014 | 1:36 pm
    Transhuman Collective (THC), a brainchild of Soham Sarcar & Snehali Shah, is a multidisciplinary collaborative project based on the philosophy of Transhumanism. In this moving video created and uploded to YouTube by it is revealed that there is lack of basic respect for women in Indian patriarchal society. To add to this media plays a pivotal role in shaping the mindset and attitude of the Indian Society. Written by Rezwan · comments (1) Donate · Share: facebook · twitter · googleplus · reddit · StumbleUpon · delicious
  • The Role Of Media In The Indian General Elections 2014

    10 Apr 2014 | 2:22 pm
    Vidyut at AamJanata, the common man's blog, writes an open letter to the Indian media criticizing its role in reporting about the ongoing Indian Lok Sabha elections. Media has failed to report adequately on the implications of perception engineering through doctored poll surveys. Media has failed to draw attention to the problems being reported with ballot boxes. Media has failed to provide adequate disclosure of broadcasts of event feeds provided by political parties – which essentially amounts to free advertising time. Written by Rezwan · comments (0) Donate · Share:…
  • Meet India's Most Powerful Women Politicians

    Manasi Gopalakrishnan
    10 Apr 2014 | 1:56 pm
    Sonia Gandhi, current AICC president and widow of former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi campaigns for Assembly elections in the eastern state of Nagaland. Image by Caisii Mao. Copyright Demotix (7/2/2014) India may be infamous for the crimes committed against women within its borders, but the country has several female leaders who have risen to the top and changed the course of the country's politics. With India's general elections – the world's largest – underway, get to know a little more about the country's leading women politicians.  Sonia…
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    Jobs in Pakistan

  • Internship - Human Resources (Based in Lahore)

    19 Apr 2014 | 10:00 am
    New: Internship - Human Resources (Based in Lahore) (Chemonics International, USAID Firms Project) - Lahore ....[more] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Reading Improvement Strategies Specialist

    18 Apr 2014 | 10:00 am
    New: Reading Improvement Strategies Specialist (Creative Asscoiates International Inc ) - Islamabad ....[more] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Health Officer

    18 Apr 2014 | 10:00 am
    New: Health Officer (Relief International) - Mohmand Agency ....[more] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Operations Associate (Based in Lahore)

    18 Apr 2014 | 10:00 am
    New: Operations Associate (Based in Lahore) (USAID Funded Project) - Lahore ....[more] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Grants Manager

    17 Apr 2014 | 10:00 am
    New: Grants Manager (Chemonics International) - Lahore ....[more] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Pro Pakistani

  • SC Asks Media Not to Sensationalize, Mis-report 3G/4G Auction

    18 Apr 2014 | 10:45 am
    The Supreme Court of Pakistan on the request of Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has asked the media representatives not to sensationalize and mis-report 3G/4G auction. The three-member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Jawwad S.Khawaja resumed hearing of the case. At the outset of the hearing, Chairman PTA Dr. Ismail Shah pointed out that there had been some mis‑reporting in the press and [...] The post SC Asks Media Not to Sensationalize, Mis-report 3G/4G Auction appeared first on .
  • ICT Forum Terms 3G / 4G Auction Process Satisfactory

    18 Apr 2014 | 3:15 am
    ICT Forum Pakistan has shown its concerns over various news stories that started appearing after 14th April, the day 3/4 G Auction bids were submitted. A statement issued by ICT Forum Pakistan, an independently working think tank with focus on Pakistan’s telecom sector, said that such baseless stories – involving a respectable foreign news agency – were frustrating, and a distraction in the management of [...] The post ICT Forum Terms 3G / 4G Auction Process Satisfactory appeared first on .
  • Survey Reveals Video Calling/Chatting Top Priority for 3G/4G Usage

    17 Apr 2014 | 9:21 pm
    A recent survey conducted by ProPakistani has revealed the priorities of Pakistan’s mobile users, once the 3G/4G services will be made available in the country. The survey asked users as to which services they will use with 3G/4G; while giving them different options to choose from. As of today (18th April 2014), a total of 7,489 users participated in the survey out of which the [...] The post Survey Reveals Video Calling/Chatting Top Priority for 3G/4G Usage appeared first on .
  • Ufone Launches its Summer Internship Program for 2014

    17 Apr 2014 | 9:02 pm
    Ufone has initiated a campus drive to select and train youth from different top notch institutions, for yet another edition of its ‘Summer Internship Program 2014’; after successfully conducting it in the previous years. The Campus drive, which began on the 12th of April and will conclude on the 24th of April, will recruit students from institutions throughout the country such as GIK, NUST, NUCES, FAST, [...] The post Ufone Launches its Summer Internship Program for 2014 appeared first on .
  • Big Data – Big Data Goes Green

    17 Apr 2014 | 9:01 pm
    By Naveed Siraj I’ve recently made the effort to be more environmentally friendly. I turn the TV off at the mains when I’ve finished watching it, and I’ve stopped letting the tap run when I brush my teeth. Did you know that you can save up to eight gallons of water a day doing that? We’re constantly asked by governments and utility companies to be [...] The post Big Data – Big Data Goes Green appeared first on .
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  • Kentucky Derby Betting: Constitution Out of Kentucky Derby

    David Glisan
    16 Apr 2014 | 11:44 am
    Following the final weekend of Kentucky Derby prep races California Chrome remains the presumptive favorite in the May 4 ‘Run for the Roses’. The second favorite on most experts’ contender lists was Florida Derby winner Constitution. Earlier today, however, the news broke that Constitution has suffered a small fracture in his right front shin and will not be able to compete in the Kentucky Derby. The injury is not career or life threatening but will keep Constitution out of action for most, if not all, of his three year old campaign. Jockey Javier Castellano was slated to…
  • 2014 Kentucky Derby Field Begins To Take Shape

    David Glisan
    16 Apr 2014 | 11:29 am
    The biggest horse race of the year is the 2014 Kentucky Derby bringing together the top three year olds in the sport. The race takes place at Louisville, Kentucky’s Churchill Downs race track on May 4, 2014 and will be attended by a crowd of over 100,000 and watched by millions around the world. With the major Derby prep races completed the field for the 2014 Kentucky Derby is starting to come into focus. The top three year old in the sport–and the presumptive Kentucky Derby favorite–is California Chrome. California Chrome has shot to prominence with an impressive victory in…

    Imran Jafri
    20 Jan 2014 | 10:29 am
    The Seattle Seahawks defeated the New Orleans Saints 23-15 on Saturday to advance to the NFC Championship Game.  They’ll host the winner of Sunday’s San Francisco 49ers/Carolina Panthers contest next weekend with the victor advancing to the Super Bowl betting action. Seattle didn’t play a great game but clearly fed off of the emotion of the fans at CenturyLink Field.  The Seahawks’ home stadium has become infamous in the NFL for being arguably the toughest venue in the league for visiting teams.  The loud fans combined with the always unpredictable weather in the…
  • Super Bowl Betting in Perspective

    David Glisan
    13 Nov 2013 | 8:31 am
    The Super Bowl is this biggest betting event of the year. Actually, a little qualification is necessary—the Super Bowl is the biggest single day betting event in North America. Overall, the NCAA basketball tournament aka ‘March Madness’ is a bigger event and the Champions’ League soccer final is the biggest single day event worldwide. That being said, the Super Bowl is a very big deal. Last year, Nevada sportsbooks took a record $98.9 million dollars worth of action on the event. Since the amount of money wagered in Nevada is only 1% of so of the total amount bet on the…
  • Will the Weather be a Sub Plot of Super Bowl XLVIII

    David Glisan
    7 Nov 2013 | 11:14 am
    Super Bowl XLVIII is several months away but there is already a fair amount of trepidation about the possibility of cold—and possibly snowy—weather for the NFL’s marquee game.  That’s because the 2014 NFL championship game will take place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey which is the home field of both the New York Giants and New York Jets.  More significantly, it’ll be the first Super Bowl to ever be held at an outdoor venue in cold weather.  As a result, the weather could play a much greater factor than usual. In most years the Super Bowl is…
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  • Top 5 Heart Face Shape Hairstyles For Girls

    13 Apr 2014 | 5:03 pm
    In this article you will find top heart face shape hairstyles for girls. Hairstyles for heart face shape is very easy and always gives compliments.. The post Top 5 Heart Face Shape Hairstyles For Girls appeared first on Cosmetics.PK
  • Sigma Beauty Born To Be Collection 2014 Review and Swatches

    8 Apr 2014 | 10:32 pm
    So, finally!! i purchased my own Sigma Beauty Born To Be Collection 2014. An amazing but unexpected shades which are always giving me an unique and stunning look. Sigma Beauty has launched their Born To Be Collection 2014 with full of lovely shades, pretty packaging and high quality products. Sigma Beauty Born To Be Collection [...] The post Sigma Beauty Born To Be Collection 2014 Review and Swatches appeared first on Cosmetics.PK
  • Nail Color Trends 2014 For Summer

    4 Apr 2014 | 9:46 pm
    Here in this beauty article, i am telling you about nail color trends 2014 for summer. Yes, the nail lacquer shades for summer are quite decent and bright. The post Nail Color Trends 2014 For Summer appeared first on Cosmetics.PK
  • A Quick Way Of Temporary Highlights

    1 Apr 2014 | 10:36 pm
    In this beauty article, i am giving you a trick though which you can get a quick way of temporary highlights. You can give your hairs a perfect look now. The post A Quick Way Of Temporary Highlights appeared first on Cosmetics.PK
  • Top 10 Beauticians In Pakistan

    27 Mar 2014 | 1:02 pm
    Here in this post, you will find all the information of top 10 beauticians in Pakistan. Let's check out for complete details of beauticians below. The post Top 10 Beauticians In Pakistan appeared first on Cosmetics.PK
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    Pakistan News Day

  • Bilawal Bhutto’s visit to Punjab delayed due to security concerns

    14 Apr 2014 | 8:25 am
    Lahore- Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s visit to Punjab has been rescheduled for the end of this month or early next month due to security reasons, party sources said today. The schedule for the PPP chairman’s visit was discussed last week by the party’s central committee on the death anniversary of party founder Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. In his tour to Lahore, “Bilawal will hold meetings with the district organizations and all meetings have been planned at Bilawal House under strict security,” a PPP leader said. Farhat ullah Babar said, “The party’s…
  • Altaf Hussain looks for green passport

    14 Apr 2014 | 8:23 am
    Islamabad- Interior Ministry is yet to receive written application from MQM leader Altaf Hussain, for renewal of Pakistani passport and ID card. According to sources, neither Interior Ministry nor its subordinate departments NADRA and Passport and Immigration offices have received any written applications from Altaf Hussain, for renewal of Pakistani passport and ID card. When any such request is received then Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali, will decide what to do according to the law after discussion with PM Nawaz Sharif. According to the government sources, Altaf Hussain may have…
  • Babar Awan seeks restoration of his suspended legal practitioner license

    14 Apr 2014 | 8:22 am
    Islamabad- Former law minister and Senator Babar Awan has filed a petition in the Supreme Court (SC) seeking restoration of his suspended legal practitioner license. Babar Awan has taken a plea in his petition that legal practice is his profession and he supports his family by earning through this profession. He said he is suffering financially because of it. His practitioner license was suspended two years back. He has tendered an unqualified apology to SC in the contempt of court case but this case has not been decided so far. Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry had…
  • Microsoft to add print function to Office for iPad

    30 Mar 2014 | 11:43 am
    Microsoft has reportedly said that it will soon add printing functions to its Office version for iPads. A company representative said that Microsoft will absolutely continue to update the app on a regular basis. According to PC World, Apple’s iPad lacked a native print function for about a year after its introduction in 2009, arriving in the fall of 2010 with iOS 4.2, while AirPrint, which connects the iPad wirelessly, only works with a subset of printers that can connect wirelessly to the Internet and support the protocol. Microsoft issued a statement saying that it will continue to…
  • Australia hopeful as more items pulled from sea

    30 Mar 2014 | 11:37 am
    Australia’s prime minister said Sunday he was hopeful a clue will emerge soon to narrow the hunt for Flight 370, as more objects were pulled from the southern Indian Ocean and checked to see if they were part of the plane that went missing more than three weeks ago. But so far, even though more ships are scouring the area off western Australia, none of the recovered items has been connected to the Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed March 8 with 239 people on board. “My understanding from this morning is that there has been no discrete debris associated with the flight,”…
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    AwazePakistan: The Voice of Pakistan

  • The Right to Education is More Important than Copyrights

    Faizan Ahmed
    16 Apr 2014 | 9:43 am
    This article builds on one of my previous articles in which I argued that education should not be traded as commodities. I was on my way back home, tired and hopeless, when a banner struck all my attention. The banner showed, among a number of best-seller books for schoolchildren, a warning: All Rights Reserved! Wait a second, rights reserved for educational books?? You mean education-related properties need copyrights? Should this social good also become a private property as those of corporations?  c’mon, what is their point to restrict knowledge? Many of us have noticed similar…
  • Directing Progress in the Right Way

    Faizan Ahmed
    11 Apr 2014 | 4:14 pm
    Here are good news for tech lovers: Apple iPhone 6 release is due in the next few months. Anticipated as the most powerful device of from Apple Inc., iPhone 6 will sport a gallant A7 quad-core processor, an enhanced iOS 7,  Retina + IGZO display, and a remarkable 128 GB storage capacity. The phone will also have a 3.2 megapixel HD front camera and a 3D rear 13 megapixel camera. On the top of that is the phone’s curve video feature, something that is very new in the smart phone industry. With so much of technological innovation, our society seems to sense that we are progressing faster than…
  • 5 Things You Should Avoid at Work

    5 Apr 2014 | 9:10 am
      We spend nearly half of the day in offices, factories and other workstations, and it is here that our social behaviors and manners really matter. Organizational behavior,  ethics, human resource management and other fields of managerial sciences greatly stress on social ettiquette, and nearly every religion and culture gives it a top priority.  Though each worker would have sometwhat different views on office etiquettes, you should follow a minimum set of good manners – even if your HR manual or policies do not have them in black and white. Pakistani workplace is generally…
  • Five Great Vacation Destinations In Pakistan

    Faisal Arshad
    3 Apr 2014 | 4:23 am
    Pakistan is a hot spot for tourists and travelers. Indeed, about 700000 people spend their vacations in one of the top tourist destinations every year. Here we present you five of the most favorite vacation destinations in Pakistan. The Twin Cities The twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi are the first tourist stations of holidaymakers. From the shallow elevation of 1800 feet in the downtown through the 3000 feet at Pir Sowaha, twin cities present a mix of temperatures, flora and fauna. Places to visit include Rawal Dam, Pakistan Monument, Faisal Mosque, Margalla Hills, and Raja Bazar.
  • Five Aventures Every Karachi Kid Should Experience

    Faisal Arshad
    1 Apr 2014 | 6:22 pm
    Thrill and adventure attract kids more than anything else, probable even food. So why not have an adventure trip to beat the boredom of summer and the craziness of urban life? Here are five adventures every Karachi kid should experience. Go Aish If you have not already visited this adventure park, go now. Go Aish is a fun-packed adventure for kids aged 12 and above. The park makes real 6 incredible sports fantasies: Rope Course, Paintball arena, Wall climbing, ATV track, Big Swing & Flying Fox. These unique adventures will take the scream out of you, leaving you more energetic –…
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    Painters of Pakistan

  • Faiza Butt

    POP Pakistan
    19 Apr 2014 | 1:13 am
    Faiza Butt was born in Lahore, Pakistan, in 1973. She received her BA from the National College of Arts in 1993, with honours, and was awarded the Berger Gold Medal for outstanding student of the year. She holds a master’s degree in painting with a distinction award from the Slade School of Fine Art, and a teaching certificate from the Institute of Education.
  • Asim Akhtar

    POP Pakistan
    17 Apr 2014 | 2:32 am
    Born in 1967 in Rawalpindi, Aasim Akhtar is an artist, art critic and curator. He studied English Literature in addition to earning a BA in Design from the National College of Arts, Lahore. He was a curator-in-residence at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum in Japan in 2002. His curatorial practice includes An Idea of Perfection: National Exhibition of Photography (2004), The Figurative Impulse (2007), The Nocturnal Song: Interpretations on the Theme of Night (2008), The Line Unleashed (2010), Pachyderm (2010) and Silent Decibels (2010). His writing is published in magazines, catalogues, books and…
  • G.N Qazi

    POP Pakistan
    11 Apr 2014 | 6:17 am
    As a young graduate from Karachi School of Art (1995), Qazi astonished art connoisseurs with his watercolour renditions. He brought forth the realities of life on his canvases without letting down aesthetics. Qazi deft strokes and unique way of looking at and painting urban structure, especially his imaginative use of light distinguish him amongst his peers. He has to his credit over 50 solo and group shows held in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, UAE and UK, besides the works in personal collections of art connoisseurs around the world.…
  • Rashid Rana

    POP Pakistan
    11 Apr 2014 | 5:49 am
    Rashid Rana has emerged as a leading figure among Pakistan’s younger artists. First educated at the National College of Art, Lahore, and earning an MFA from the Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Rana also studied fashion design in Paris in 1996. Born in Pakistan, he now divides his time between Toronto and Lahore.
  • Iqbal Hussain

    POP Pakistan
    10 Apr 2014 | 2:20 am
    Iqbal Hussain from Lahore is one of the finest painters we have. Most of his paintings depict women from the Heera Mandi (literally the diamond market)- or the centuries old red-light district.His works convey all of these emotions and bring to life extraordinary characters who are often neglected or spurned by the hypocritical culture of Pakistan.
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