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Is Imran Khan Politically Finished? By Maria, Sep 2nd, 2014, 14 Comments

Current marches of Imran Khan and Tahir ul Qadri are often seen in the light of PNA movement of 1977 against the Pakistan People’s Party. During that movement of PNA, there was one person known as Rafiq Ahmad Bajwa. Rafiq Ahmad Bajwa, Advocate was Vice President of Jamiat Ullama-a-Pakistan (JUP) and Secretary-General of the [...]

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Worth A Second Look

Hashmi Exposes Them All - Beautiful Day in Pakistan»
By Tazeen, Sep 1st, 2014 10 Comments

Now we know how coups happen in Pakistan. What Javed Hashmi has done is probably the best thing ever happened on political front in Pakistan. Pakistan has seen many coups since its inception, but we only came to know about them after they happened. And still we don’t know who was involved, who were characters, [...]

Democracy Begging For Mercy»
By Tazeen, Sep 1st, 2014 10 Comments

Desperate Imran Khan and Stake-less Tahir ul Qadri can go to any length in this situation as they have already lost the moral edge, which Qadri obtained after Model Town tragedy and Imran obtained through his electoral reforms demands. This is the time when Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif can chip in and directly access both [...]

Imran and Qadri Attack State of Pakistan»
By Sameer Shaharyar, Aug 31st, 2014 7 Comments

Islamabad is under attack. It’s absolute havoc here in the red zone of Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri’s armed supporters are trying to march forward but shelling from the police is deterring their movement. They have already attacked parliament house, president house, and now advancing towards Prime Minister house.
Supporters of [...]

PML-N Shooting in Foot Daily»
By Ali Yar Khan, Aug 30th, 2014 9 Comments

Comedy of blunders goes on from the PML-N government. On daily basis, they successfully manage to embarrass themselves in front of public due to their anxiety, confusion, lack of strategy, vision, pragmatism and refusal to adapt to the changing times. Shame on Qadri and Imran, that even after these blunders of PML-N, they still haven’t [...]

Again Politicians are Bad and Chief is Great»
By Sameer Shaharyar, Aug 29th, 2014 2 Comments

Give extension to that most powerful person in Pakistan, who is retiring in October, and everything will be creamy and breezy again. That is the primary reason for all this fuss. Letting go of Musharraf and working as a Zombie Prime Minister are just secondary demands which have to be done no matter what, but [...]

Forestalling the altercation»
By Shanzeh Iqbal, Aug 28th, 2014

Many distinguished experts are showing concerns over ongoing squabble between government on one side and the revolutionaries on the other. So far the demonstrations have been peaceful, but how long it would remain like that is worrying every serious Pakistani intellectual and critic of  politics. In the current scenario the JUI and PMLN supporters are [...]

Shahbaz Sharif Doesn’t Deserve Hanging»
By Ali Yar Khan, Aug 27th, 2014 2 Comments

Model Town incident was a tragic one, but has our Police done it first time? Don’t we see daily carnage of people in Karachi, Quetta, and other parts of the country? How many times CM Sindh, CM  Balochistan or CM KPK have been asked to resign and put a noose around their necks? Why single-out [...]

Endgame of Present Crisis»
By Mahboob Popatia, Aug 26th, 2014 7 Comments

One recalls the Pakistan National Alliance movement of 1977 that demanded resignation of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and holding of fresh general elections. When the PNA movement got momentum, a stage came when the Pakistan People’s Party, which was in power, decided to demonstrate its popular support. Perhaps that was the point when the army concluded [...]

Shahbaz Sharif Shaheed is Target»
By Sameer Shaharyar, Aug 25th, 2014

This time the martyr has been selected from the Punjab. This will not only enable them to eliminate the rising threat of sharifs from the Pakistan most populous and powerful province, it will also let smaller provinces know that they are not the only ones to boast about martyrs. Game plan is clear and implementation [...]

All PTI Struggle for Imran’s Marriage»
By Rohail Butt, Aug 24th, 2014 2 Comments

So that is why PTI girls and boys are dancing in Islamabad dharna as they are celebrating advance Mehndi of Imran Khan. Imran says ,”I want to make New Pakistan so that I could marry.”  Wow, what a lofty, noble, and grand ambition for all the struggle and passion of youth and all other mess.
Imran [...]

Misc

Sitara-e-Imtiaz for Overseas Pakistani Dr. Riaz Khawaja»
By Faiz Al-Najdi, Aug 26th, 2014

In keeping with the age old tradition, President of Pakistan - Mamnoon Hussain – announced various civil and military awards on the eve of 14th August – the Independence Day of Pakistan. For the overseas Pakistanis living and working in Saudi Arabia this news was received with bit of surprise and joy as one of [...]

Congo Virus in Pakistan Reported»
By Tazeen, Aug 18th, 2014

4 to 5 cases of dreaded Congo Virus has been reported in patients in the Zoob area of Balochistan. This is extremely dangerous development, and its very alarming. The health departments of provinces are now scrambling to their feet.
Two people have already died in the Balochistan in 2014 and more causalities are expected. This is [...]

BOL TV scholarships for Students in Pakistan»
By Faisal Arain, Aug 1st, 2014

Pakistani students get another great news from the educational front as another TV channel has started showing interest in the noble cause of education and has announced a great step. We don’t see many channels giving back to the Pakistani society and contributing their role in the progress of the students.
BOL TV will be giving [...]

Toppers in Matric Lahore Karachi Rawalpindi Board»
By Guest Blogger, Jul 27th, 2014

Toppers in Matric Lahore Karachi Rawalpindi Board list for 2014 and 2015 is out now and this dream has come true for many girls and boys from various cities making their parents and teachers proud. These students belong to mainly middle class background and are from Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Federal, and Multan board.
Position holders of [...]

Jobs Gaddani Power Project»
By Guest Blogger, Jul 18th, 2014

Gaddani Power Project is all set to start and hiring process is also in the offing. Applications for jobs in Gaddani Power Project will be invited very soon, and CVs can be sent directly. Massive employment is expected for this project for many years, both on contract and full time basis. Casual jobs are also [...]

Home Loans in Pakistan Interest Rates from Banks»
By Temoor Malik, Jul 15th, 2014

Home loan calculators in Pakistan are gaining somewhat popularity now as some people are gearing towards building or buying their first home in the country by borrowing the home loans from the top banks. But still the trend is not that popular as most of people avoid getting loan in interest due to the religious [...]

PM livestock loan insurance scheme Pakistan»
By Guest Blogger, Jun 4th, 2014

Prime Minister Livestock Loan Insurance Scheme has been launched by the Nawaz Sharif government in Punjab, KPK, Sindh, and Balochistan. Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir are also covered in this scheme. So if you have bought livestock from the Prime Minister Youth Loan Scheme, then you can benefit from this scheme.
More than 50% of the youth [...]

Karachi Centre For Addictions Rehab & Mental Health Facility»
By Guest Blogger, Jun 4th, 2014

Arranging a rehabilitation center or your relatives and the loved ones is a very stressful experience. The very idea of sending them to an alien location and to handover them to stranger is very stressful, and in a country like Pakistan, it becomes more difficult to select a quality drug rehab center in Karachi, Peshawar, [...]

Successful Candidates PM Youth Business Loan Scheme Information»
By Guest Blogger, May 30th, 2014

Firstly congratulations to those who have been successful in obtaining the loans from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif scheme for the youth for small business. Applicants for loans should now strive hard to earn their loans and try to contribute to the society and generate income for their families and generate jobs for others.
For successful applicants [...]

BOL TV Jobs in Karachi Lahore Islamabad Peshawar Quetta»
By Guest Blogger, May 21st, 2014 39 Comments

BOL TV network is a new addition in private TV channels in Pakistan and they are hiring in every city, town and village of Pakistan. They are asking for CVs for every job from anchor to editor, from newsreader to news compiler, from cameraman to reporter, from sub editors to writers, and social media managers [...]

Politics

The Changing Dimensions of Pakistani Politics»
By Maryam Nazir, Sep 2nd, 2014 8 Comments

The current political scenario is dissipating content which will be part of debate for a long time and exemplary too. The current situation is multi-dimensional and so will be its effects. This is now an established fact that its only political inflexibility and personal egos that are making this deadlock sustain. Political bodies are yet [...]

Hashmi Exposes Them All - Beautiful Day in Pakistan»
By Tazeen, Sep 1st, 2014 10 Comments

Now we know how coups happen in Pakistan. What Javed Hashmi has done is probably the best thing ever happened on political front in Pakistan. Pakistan has seen many coups since its inception, but we only came to know about them after they happened. And still we don’t know who was involved, who were characters, [...]

Democracy Begging For Mercy»
By Tazeen, Sep 1st, 2014 10 Comments

Desperate Imran Khan and Stake-less Tahir ul Qadri can go to any length in this situation as they have already lost the moral edge, which Qadri obtained after Model Town tragedy and Imran obtained through his electoral reforms demands. This is the time when Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif can chip in and directly access both [...]

Army and Present Political Crisis in Pakistan»
By Mahboob Popatia, Sep 1st, 2014 3 Comments

Reportedly the Corps Commanders have decided to support the democratic process. The ISPR has called upon the political leadership to resolve the present crisis politically through negotiations without wasting time and warned against excessive use of force.
Obviously the Corps Commanders have studied the situation from all possible angles before coming to this conclusion.
The ISPR has [...]

HashmiLeaks»
By Dr. Hassan Isfahani, Aug 31st, 2014 1 Comment

Anonymous call came, Saifullah Niazi and Sheikh Rashid Ahmad whispered in the ear of Imran Khan, and Imran Khan overruled the decision of party to not to move towards the parliament house and PM house. This has been revealed by the PTI president Javed Hashmi. All the independent and sane elements were hinting for weeks [...]

PTI and PAT supporters attacking houses in Islamabad»
By Rohail Butt, Aug 31st, 2014

After failing to enter into the Prime Minister House and Parliament, armed with batons and hammers the PTI and PAT supporters have started storming into the houses nearby houses around constitution avenue and they are spreading to other areas of Islamabad. They have tasted the loot and plunder and they think that they own Islamabad [...]

Hashmi Once Again Leaves PTI March»
By Salman Mugsi, Aug 31st, 2014

Within the span of just 18 days, it’s 3rd time that Javed Hashmi, the president of PTI has left the side of his leader Imran Khan in sheer anger and has left the protest, which has now turned violent. While Imran sticks to the his demand of Prime Minister resignation and keeps inciting his workers [...]

Person vs System»
By Aftab Alam, Aug 31st, 2014

Islam has been promulgated from the day one, since the settlement of prophet, Adam PBUH on earth, but Implementation of Islam has been directly proportional to the competence and capacity of the person, who was on driving seat of the helm of affairs.
When competent and sincere Muslim Leaders were at the helm of affairs they [...]

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 1 Comment

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

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 1 Comment

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 [...]

Aadi Qeemat Main Tablet Phone Laptop TV Khardiye»
By Muskan Hina, Jul 26th, 2014

These days Pakistani Internet scene is rife with battery of emails being sent in bulk giving you the good news that you can buy new and used tablets, iPads, iPhones, smart phones, laptops, LCD TV, LED TV, and other gadgets electronics on half price or even less than half price. Some offers are indeed seem [...]

Benefits of BT cotton in Sindh Pakistan»
By Farzana Panhwar, Jul 11th, 2014

Gossypium is a cotton genus. It belongs to the tribe Gossypieae in the mallow family, Malvaceae native to the tropical and sub-tropical regions from both the old and new World. The genus Gossypium comprises around 50 species (1) making it the largest in species number in the tribe Gossypieae. New species continue to be discovered [...]

Potato (Solanum tuberosum) Production in Sindh Pakistan»
By Farzana Panhwar, Jun 13th, 2014 1 Comment

Potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial night shade solanum tubersum L. The word potato may refer to the plant itself or the edible tuber. Potatoes were introduced outside the Andes region approximately four centuries ago (1) and since become an integral part of much of the World’s food supply. It is the [...]

sell phone ufone in Pakistan»
By Guest Blogger, Jun 11th, 2014

Ufone Pakistan has come up with sellphone. Sell phone Pakistan from Ufone is a new entry in the very competitive telecommunication market, and this has certainly provided a niche to the Ufone as compared to the Mobilink, Telenor, Warid, and other market competitors in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Multan, Faisalabad, and other cities.
Online shopping, selling and [...]

NIB Bank Pakistan and Oracle Advanced Compression»
By Guest Blogger, Jun 11th, 2014

Addressing its need to support rapid data growth and better manage storage costs, NIB Bank deployed Oracle Advanced Compression to reduce their Oracle Database storage footprint. By utilizing Oracle Advanced Compression with Oracle Database, NIB Bank reduced their database storage requirements by 41 percent, reduced their core data backup size by 5X, and accelerated query [...]

Entertainment

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

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 [...]

Why Quddusi Sahab Ki Bewa Was Ended Suddenly?»
By Guest Blogger, Jun 29th, 2014

The last episode of Quddusi Sahab Ki Bewa drama was surprise to many. The episode 155th turned out to be the terminating episode for this long humorous drama. Hina Dilpazair was the lead actress, who appeared in more than dozens of the role. It might be another new world record of Guinness World Record that [...]

Ahmed Jehanzeb Naat Ya Raheem Ya Rahman Abb Takk»
By Muskan Hina, Jun 29th, 2014

Naat in Ramzan transmission of Abb Takk television during the month of Ramadan by Ahmed Jehanzeb ‘ Ya Raheem Ya Rahman Ramzan’ is very popular due to its great melodious  and soft tune and due to the awesome lyrics which really touch the chords of every heart regardless of the age or any other difference.
Muslims [...]

Rubab Mushtaq Pictures Video Shoaib Akhtar Wedding»
By Sharafat, Jun 26th, 2014

Shoaib Akhtar’s wedding has been confirmed with Rubab Mushtaq, a 20 year old pretty nice girl from Abbottabad, Pakistan. Rubab Mushtaq is a student these days, but she might not continue her studies in future, though the couple hasn’t decided about that affair yet. The friendship of Rubab Mushtaq and Shoaib Akhtar is relatively new.
Rawalpindi [...]

Sunny Leone in Pakistan»
By Sharafat, Jun 24th, 2014

Bollywood actress Sunny Leone movies and items songs are getting huge popularity in Pakistan. With Asian specifically Indian beauty and a Western specifically Canadian touch is something making her hugely popular and in the Mumbai stardom she is achieving new and big milestones, and other heroins are feeling the pressure.
Bollywood choreographers say that Sunny Leone [...]

Review of Rahat Album Back to Love»
By Muskan Hina, Jun 12th, 2014

It seems Rahat Fatel Ali Khan has lost the sense of direction. His latest album Back 2 Love is a sheer and thorough disappointment. So much the standard has gone down that not a single song of Rahat stands out of this bland album. It seems that he was lost for the compositions as he [...]