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Responding to Cold Start Doctrine By Mahboob Popatia, Mar 6th, 2015,

It is well-known that since the attack on Indian parliament in 2001, Indian military strategists have involved themselves in the process of developing a new Pakistan-specific military doctrine because India’s ‘ Operation Parakram’ that led to massive mobilization, including that of strike corps, in the follow-up to the incident had failed to achieve the results [...]

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Worth A Second Look

Nizam-e-Salah in Pakistan»
By Tazeen, Mar 5th, 2015 2 Comments

State shouldn’t be enforcing the religion on the residents. They may give an option but enforcing it shouldn’t be the norm. We are not Saudi Arabia and we are not Iran. We are Pakistan, which is a liberal, progressive and open country with a long tradition of freedom.
In Saudi Arabis, there is this concept of [...]

PTI Senate Woes»
By Sameer Shaharyar, Mar 4th, 2015

PTI is getting a taste of realpolitik as senate elections draw near. Its law makers in the Khyber Pukhtunkhwa assembly have presented themselves for sale in the open market and so far the traditional Waqar Group of KPK has managed to buy most of them.
Horse trading in senate elections is not a new thing and [...]

Separate Karachi from Sindh»
By Tabish Siddiqui, Mar 3rd, 2015

Sindh and Karachi are two completely different entities. More so now when demographics have changed a lot. Karachi is a province in itself with multiculturalism at its core. After decades of mass internal migration, this city is no more Sindhi at all, it never was actually.
Karachi was a fishing village at the start of this [...]

50000 Rawalpindi Metro Jobs»
By Salman Mugsi, Mar 2nd, 2015

The construction of Rawalpindi metro bus has already enabled thousands of people to get employment within and around Rawalpindi Islamabad region and now sources are predicting that after its completion and then during the running operations, more than 50,000 direct and indirect jobs will be created.
From Rawalpindi Saddar to Islamabad secretariat, this almost 23km metro [...]

Globalization Effect on Pakistani culture»
By Guest Blogger, Mar 1st, 2015

Globalization is deeply related with various issues including “the spatial reorganization of production, the interpenetration of industries across borders, the spread of financial market, the diffusion of identical consumer goods to distant countries, massive transfer of population within South as well as from South and East to the West, resultant conflicts between immigrant and established [...]

Jawad S Khawaja - Looming Pain for PMLN»
By Ali Yar Khan, Feb 28th, 2015

If anyone is there to replace former chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry and mimic what he did to Pakistan People’s Party during his ultra-active judicial spree, it is Justice Jawad S Khawaja. He is one of the closet aide of the former CJP and has shown his allegiance to him on several occasions.
CJP Iftikhar Muhammad [...]

PTI and PMLN Join Hands for Senate»
By Maria, Feb 27th, 2015

While PPP sticks to it’s corrupt ways and insist on secret voting for Senate elections, PTI and PML-N have turned the table in a rare show of solidarity as both say No to the corruption and rigging in the upcoming senate elections in early March this year.
Since the last two weeks, there is lots of [...]

Nabil Gabol Already Joined PTI»
By Bilal Kayani, Feb 26th, 2015

During sit-in of PTI in Islamabad last year, Nabil Gabol was all set to join PTI but Tahir ul Qadri suddenly left the scene and cunning Nabil held his horses back to gauge the new situation. He has been in touch with PTI leadership since then and also has met with Imran Khan multiple times.
Very [...]

Mona Lisa of Pakistan»
By Tazeen, Feb 25th, 2015

Mona Lisa of Afghan war has applied to become Mona Lisa of Pakistan as she came to the NADRA office to acquire a national identity card for herself and her two sons. Surprisingly, the sleepy NADRA official recognized her and then the whole media jumped at the news.
In 1985, when the Afghan war was in [...]

Model Abeera and Tooba Scandal in Lahore»
By Sharafat, Feb 24th, 2015 1 Comment

Punjab university girls scandals which emerge after they blindly go about making a name and money in the modeling profession generates many tragic stories. Model Abeera and Tooba scandal in Lahore is just one example of such stories which are scattered all over the place.
Abeera Iqbal was a rookie model who was studying in Punjab [...]

Misc

Maulana Tariq Jameel Massage and Jokes Issue»
By Asif Butt, Mar 5th, 2015

Sometimes I really wonder as what sort of people we are. Are we that free of time that we start making mountain out of mole and try to find scandals where there is nothing? I was reading Ata ul Haq Qasmi’s column that we should consider our religious scholars as  humans and nothing else.
These days [...]

92 News Channel Jobs Lahore Karachi Islamabad Peshawar»
By Dr. Masood Raja, Feb 4th, 2015 1 Comment

If you have confidence and talent, then you can easily apply for92 News Channel Jobs Lahore Karachi Islamabad Peshawar and all over Pakistan. The application and CV can be sent online to 92 News Channel and there are lots of vacancies and job opportunities available.
Jobs in 92 News channel for reporters, cameraman, actors, actresses, advertisers, [...]

Real Truth of Life»
By Abida Rahmani, Jan 25th, 2015

She was thrilling  with excitement when she called me, aunty I have got the papers for our immigrant visa and we are going to Islamabad for our visa by the end of the month. Is this possible that I stay with your brother? The shuttle leaves early in the morning for embassy , it will [...]

Quit Lying Imran Khan»
By Rohail Butt, Jan 16th, 2015

The novelty of Imran Khan has worn out. His u-turns, lies, cajoling, and lack of political acumen has been exposed extensively in the previous few months. Now he faces the same wrath of people as was shown during the protests of Peshawar parents when Imran visited the army public school amidst cluster of VIP SUVs.
Imran [...]

Rawalpindi metro bus jobs 2015»
By Azfar Gardezi, Jan 9th, 2015 1 Comment

The job openings and vacancies at the Rawalpindi Metro bus are available online and from the metro bus office. The application forms for metro bus jobs are also available. This will provide a fine opportunity for the residents of Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Wah Cantt, Taxila, Gujjar Khan, Murree and Kahota to get a decent job.
The inauguration [...]

University Students Send final project articles to Blog sites»
By Ghazala Khan, Dec 22nd, 2014

Lately as editor of Pakistan premier blog website www.pkhope.com, I have seen that more and more students are trying their hands on the blog post writing and as part of their final projects they are sending articles to the blog websites for publication. I believe that’s a great initiative on part of their teachers and [...]

PTCL ILM website registration entry tests application»
By Tazeen, Dec 9th, 2014

PTCL ILM with click2learn venture is aimed at enabling and empowering the deserving students across Pakistan and this is a ground breaking idea in a true sense. Not only it will usher a new era of online learning in Pakistan but it will also provide valuable resource for the students of matric, intermediate and entry [...]

Hazara Motorway Jobs Map Toll»
By Rohail Butt, Nov 29th, 2014 9 Comments

From Hawailian to Islamabad, the destiny of one of the most populous region of Pakistan is about to change. The land has been acquired, the route has been set, and the construction work will begin from today. Hazara region is about to be transformed on its head forever.
The cities and towns in Hazara including Haripur, [...]

Layyah Girl Video on Social Media»
By Bilal Kayani, Nov 29th, 2014

From Kot Sultan area of Layyah a young girl was kidnapped and taken to a house in the nearby village. The whole episode was recorded on the mobile phone camera and then was spread onto the social media and at various places on the Internet, and from there it was tracked.
It was a sad incident [...]

Pakistani sindhi girls mobile numbers»
By Amna Gilani, Nov 5th, 2014 1 Comment

Pakistani sindhi girls mobile numbers mania is on the rise these days. There are boys who circle around the schools and colleges throwing cards in the way of girls with their cell numbers written on them and many ask girls’ numbers in return, and they kind of tail them for a distance on daily basis.
I [...]

Politics

Nizam-e-Salah in Pakistan»
By Tazeen, Mar 5th, 2015 2 Comments

State shouldn’t be enforcing the religion on the residents. They may give an option but enforcing it shouldn’t be the norm. We are not Saudi Arabia and we are not Iran. We are Pakistan, which is a liberal, progressive and open country with a long tradition of freedom.
In Saudi Arabis, there is this concept of [...]

PTI Senate Woes»
By Sameer Shaharyar, Mar 4th, 2015

PTI is getting a taste of realpolitik as senate elections draw near. Its law makers in the Khyber Pukhtunkhwa assembly have presented themselves for sale in the open market and so far the traditional Waqar Group of KPK has managed to buy most of them.
Horse trading in senate elections is not a new thing and [...]

Separate Karachi from Sindh»
By Tabish Siddiqui, Mar 3rd, 2015

Sindh and Karachi are two completely different entities. More so now when demographics have changed a lot. Karachi is a province in itself with multiculturalism at its core. After decades of mass internal migration, this city is no more Sindhi at all, it never was actually.
Karachi was a fishing village at the start of this [...]

Pakistanis Should Respect and Abide by Local Laws – Pak Envoy»
By Faiz Al-Najdi, Mar 2nd, 2015

Pakistani Ambassador to Saudi Arabia – Manzur Ul Haq – advised Pakistani to respect and abide by the local laws. “Pakistanis should be aware of the local laws and they should begin to respect the moment they plan to come to this country – that is, before they board the aircraft, “Ambassador Haq said. Ambassador [...]

50000 Rawalpindi Metro Jobs»
By Salman Mugsi, Mar 2nd, 2015

The construction of Rawalpindi metro bus has already enabled thousands of people to get employment within and around Rawalpindi Islamabad region and now sources are predicting that after its completion and then during the running operations, more than 50,000 direct and indirect jobs will be created.
From Rawalpindi Saddar to Islamabad secretariat, this almost 23km metro [...]

Globalization Effect on Pakistani culture»
By Guest Blogger, Mar 1st, 2015

Globalization is deeply related with various issues including “the spatial reorganization of production, the interpenetration of industries across borders, the spread of financial market, the diffusion of identical consumer goods to distant countries, massive transfer of population within South as well as from South and East to the West, resultant conflicts between immigrant and established [...]

Jawad S Khawaja - Looming Pain for PMLN»
By Ali Yar Khan, Feb 28th, 2015

If anyone is there to replace former chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry and mimic what he did to Pakistan People’s Party during his ultra-active judicial spree, it is Justice Jawad S Khawaja. He is one of the closet aide of the former CJP and has shown his allegiance to him on several occasions.
CJP Iftikhar Muhammad [...]

PTI and PMLN Join Hands for Senate»
By Maria, Feb 27th, 2015

While PPP sticks to it’s corrupt ways and insist on secret voting for Senate elections, PTI and PML-N have turned the table in a rare show of solidarity as both say No to the corruption and rigging in the upcoming senate elections in early March this year.
Since the last two weeks, there is lots of [...]

dating

Flirt With Pakistani Girls on Rise - Dating Survey Shows»
By Sharafat, Jan 11th, 2014 2 Comments

Love is universal, and Pakistan is no exception when it comes to advances of cupid. Cupid may not be Pakistani, but for sure flirting, dating, rendezvous, and love meetings with the soul mates are not some alien concept. I did an email survey to some 100 people, and a physical survey in Karachi University, and [...]

pakistani girls 2013 mobile numbers for free Business Online»
By Amna Gilani, Oct 29th, 2013 8 Comments

Whenever girls meet with each other, they firstly greet each other and then talk about their interests like music, arts, back biting, may be studies. When girls give each other gifts, they give flowers, artificial jewelry, poetry books or any music album. But does boys do when they meet each other or gift each other?
The [...]

Dating Ideas For Pakistanis in Germany»
By Amna Gilani, Sep 17th, 2013 1 Comment

Germans love their Berlin, and so do the expats from Pakistan, India, and Sri Lanka. Germany is an awesome place, and Germans are famous for their speed dating. Berlin in Germany tops the list when it comes to finding the dates speedily and without any hassle. It is also called as the dating capital of [...]

Dating For Pakistani Students in England»
By Amna Gilani, Sep 16th, 2013 2 Comments

Let’s admit it. Most of the students in Pakistan who go abroad for the studies first get really impressed by the colorful prospectus of the universities and colleges. In these prospectus and the glossy brochures, the first thing which jumps out is beautiful European girls with books in their hands roaming the lush green lawns [...]

Dating sites for Immigrants»
By Amna Gilani, Sep 15th, 2013 1 Comment

When a person comes to a foreign country for work, for leisure, or for pursuing his or her new life, the person tends to go in search of companionship and love and romance very soon, as that is the basic human need, and everybody has the right and desire to have it, no matter where [...]

Australia Dating for Pakistanis, Indians and Bangladeshis»
By Amna Gilani, Sep 14th, 2013

Australia is a great country. Very pretty, beautiful, open, and lush. It creates a vibe of openness and vastness. Most of its population resides on the coastal fringes and that is where the dating action is. You have much more chance of finding matches in the metropolitan cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, and Canberra.
There [...]

Dating Tips for Immigrants in Houston America»
By Amna Gilani, Sep 13th, 2013 2 Comments

There is a huge population comprising of expatriates in the Houston and its suburbs. These expats have migrated from various countries from the Asia. Pakistanis and Indians make up a huge chunk of that migrant community. From Pakistan, there are literally hundreds of thousands of people who hail from port city of Karachi.
These expats from [...]

Yes Migrants Its Possible to Date in Saudia Arabia»
By Amna Gilani, Sep 12th, 2013

Yes, immigrants need love even in the strict and stringent society like Saudi Arabia. The kingdom is very well know for its strict laws and customs, so make sure that you don’t cross the line and remain in the legal limits while pursuing happiness for yourself. Immigrants are in millions of numbers in the KSA [...]

Technology

ureport.punjab.gov.pk Report Crimes Online in Pakistan»
By Aymen Zaheer, Mar 2nd, 2015

If you see a crime  happening anywhere in Punjab, take out your mobile phone and make a video of it or take a picture and upload it to ureport website of Punjab government. The action will be taken promptly and police will be dispatched at once to the crime site.
ureport.punjab.gov.pk is the new online law [...]

cnic.sims.pk Unblock Unverified SIM in Pakistan»
By Athar Waqar Azeem, Feb 27th, 2015

In a landmark decision, the government of Pakistan has started blocking the unverified SIM cards for mobile phones. This was long pending, but at last this mammoth task has been started and its phase 1 is about to complete, which is very welcoming and much appreciated.
In order to unblock unverified SIM in Pakistan for the [...]

Australia Immigration time for Pakistanis»
By C H, Nov 13th, 2014

Many of my friends are wondering about the Australia immigration time for Pakistanis in 2014 and 2015 and they also wonder about the process. There are many Australian immigration consultants are present in Pakistan but I haven’t really found a really helpful or expert one.
Anyway, I am not an Immigration agent or something, but I [...]

Windows 10 in Pakistan»
By C H, Oct 1st, 2014

Microsoft has released the Windows 10 operating system for the personal computers. They are also likely to release the same operating system for the smart phones, tablets and other gadgets very soon. Microsoft says that it would be a game changer and would change how we perceive operating systems.
So it will be one product from [...]

Sun flower Cultivation Production and Uses in Sindh Pakistan»
By Farzana Panhwar, Sep 27th, 2014

Sunflower Helianthus annuus L. belong to the family compositae. The genus name Helianthus is derived from Greek Helios “Sun” and anthos “Flower” Locally it is known as surajmukhi. Sixty-seven species of the genus are recognized. Beside cultivated species any are perennials, ornamental and weeds (1).
In 2005, the world production of sunflower seeds was 30.76 million. [...]

Sugarcane production, varieties and uses in Sindh Pakistan»
By Farzana Panhwar, Aug 14th, 2014

Sugarcane scientific name is Saccharum Officinarum. It is true seeded plant. It has five sub-species.
1.    Saccharum Spontanium.
2.    Saccharum Sinensis.
3.    Saccharum Baribreri.
4.    Saccharum Robustum.
5.    Saccharum Officinarum (1)
Sugarcane is any of several species of tall perennial true grasses of the genus Saccharum, tribe Andropogoneae, native to the warm temperature to tropical regions of South Asia and used [...]

Coconut plantation and its uses in Sindh Pakistan»
By Farzana Panhwar, Aug 12th, 2014 5 Comments

Coconut (Cocos nucifera) belongs to family Arecaceae. Cocos nucifera is the only accepted species in the genus Cocos. The term coconut refers to the entire palm. Coconuts are produced in 92 countries worldwide on about 11.8 million hectares (29.5 ac) land. World production has been estimated at 61.7 million tones (FAO, 2009), with an average [...]

Banana Plantation and Bunchy Top Virus Pakistan»
By Farzana Panhwar, Aug 3rd, 2014

Banana belongs to the genus Musa of the Monocot family Musaceae (1).Banana is the premier fruit of Asia and the Pacific, Vietnam, Philippine, Bangladesh, the Southern Pacific Island countries, India and Pakistan. Banana also occupies and important position in the agricultural economy of Australia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Sri-Lanka and Southern china (2).
Banana is the 4th largest [...]

Entertainment

The anxiety to look accurate»
By Quratulann Shakoor Shahid, Dec 3rd, 2014

From clothing to manner, all is extending up and umpired for social appropriateness; when life form flirty is attractive, and what annoyed the row into ‘inquiring for it.’ At the workplace, she have to be ‘good’ but not in the slightest ‘pedantic,’ and a minor offense may just fall over into unsuitably ‘rude’ and completely [...]

PTV sports online from outside Pakistan»
By Saleem Awan, Nov 12th, 2014

If you are outside Pakistan and if you try to access the live stream of PTV Sports, then you get the error that its only available for the people present in Pakistan and any IP originating from outside Pakistan won’t be able to access it. Most people access it to watch Cricket, especially Pakistani matches.
Cricket [...]

Roopi Shah History Bhor Scandal Photos Vidoes Leaked»
By Sharafat, Oct 9th, 2014

Pakistan’s leading bold dancer is Roopi Shah. Roopi Shah’s history is very interesting and her dances are very famous. I saw her dancing in the Royal Palm country club few days back on the Eid, and wow she is the greatest and prettiest dancer I have ever seen on stage.
People were going crazy and were [...]

PWC Celebrates Saudi National Day in Riyadh»
By Faiz Al-Najdi, Sep 27th, 2014

Pakistan Writers Club-Riyadh aka: PWC, in keeping with its tradition, jointly celebrated the 83rd Saudi National Day and 68th Pakistani Independence Day on this past Friday in Riyadh. This event was attended by a large number of Pakistani men, women and children from Riyadh and its adjoining areas. Some Saudis and men and women from [...]

Mahira Khan Bollywood Movie Scene»
By Sharafat, Sep 13th, 2014

Mahira Khan is one of the most beautiful girl in the Pakistani showbiz industry. She has shown her jalwas in TV dramas and movies and the shows. She has also starred in the MTV shows and has also performed as VJ, Model, and designer. She has also worked in some of the movies.
Her looks, her [...]

PTI Girls and Boys in Swimming Pool Azadi March»
By Sharafat, Aug 25th, 2014 5 Comments

I don’t know about Azadi of anything else, but it seems that the mod PTI girls and boys have found their refuge in August summer in the swimming pool and they are chilling out there. Social media is buzzing with the photos and pictures and videos of PTI girls taking a swim and boys also [...]

When Mohammad Amir Ban Will Finish»
By Muskan Hina, Aug 21st, 2014

Everybody is asking as when ban on Mohammad Amir will end. Mohammad Amir, who is a disgraced Pakistani cricketer was banned by ICC after the match fixing allegations were proved and Amir also accepted his wrong doing. Teary eyed, he accepted his folly but ICC didn’t forgive him.
Innocent face, childish voice, and his haste to [...]

Junaid Khan Cricket Academy Admission Phone Address»
By Guest Blogger, Jul 24th, 2014 1 Comment

In Dagi, Swabi  the Pakistani Cricketer Junaid Khan has started a free Cricket academy. In this academy not only he teaches the local and other boys bowling, he also has hired coaches to train the boys in the fielding and batting. He says that his main goal is to prepare the boys for international cricket.
Junaid [...]