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PTV sports online from outside Pakistan

By Saleem Awan • Nov 12th, 2014 • Category: Entertainment

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 [...]



Difference Between Azadi and Inqilab March

By Saleem Awan • Aug 16th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Qadri and Imran are both staging sit-in in the Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan since few hours. Both have reached here after long marches from the city of Lahore, where the same party PML-N is ruling which is in power in the Islamabad. Both have brought in thousands of people and both are demanding resignation [...]



Pakistani Internet of Things

By Saleem Awan • Jul 14th, 2014 • Category: Features

Internet of things in Pakistan will be blossoming very soon. Appliances, cars, and other stuff talking to each other with the web connections; sending instructions, requesting information, controlling the stuff, giving directions, helping the other things, teaching to other not-so intelligent things, and the sky is the limit.
Already in South Korea, the whole cities have [...]



What is 4G in Pakistan ?

By Saleem Awan • Apr 24th, 2014 • Category: Features

It simply means faster Internet. Yes that’s what it means in very simple terms. After 4G technology, you would have more faster, more reliable and perhaps more cost-efficient broadband services. In 4G, 4 stands for Fourth, and G stands for Generation. So 4G is fourth generation of mobile networks.
Another acronym regarding 4G is LTE. LTE [...]



4G and 3G jobs in Zong Mobilink Telenor and Ufone

By Saleem Awan • Apr 24th, 2014 • Category: Misc, Technology

Pakistan has sold its 3G and 4G licenses in an open bidding process which was transparent. By this process which took years but was at last completed not only the national exchequer got immense boost as the reserves increased, it also has opened new vistas for the Pakistani Internet users to enjoy more reliable and [...]



Final of Asia Cup 2014 Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka

By Saleem Awan • Mar 8th, 2014 • Category: Features

Fever of Cricket in Pakistan is at it’s zenith today in every nook and corner of the country. After winning two matches in a majestic fashion, Pakistani team enters into the final facing the world’s another best one day side Sri Lanka, the island country. From Pakistan, the ace is Shahid Afridi and from Sri [...]



Recharge mobile in Pakistan from UK America UAE Australia Europe

By Saleem Awan • Jan 28th, 2014 • Category: Technology

Free recharge of balance of mobile phones in Pakistan from abroad for the Ufone, Mobilink, Zong, Telenor and other telecom operators is possible online, and many operators are harnessing this technology and providing this great service for the Pakistani expats. Even mobile recharge for India and Nepal is possible from UK and other countries.
Top up [...]



Why Not to Upgrade to Oracle 12c Database

By Saleem Awan • Jul 2nd, 2013 • Category: Technology

Oracle has released it’s world class database management system’s new version 12c and the excitement is raging high. Packed with cool new features, this version is the cloud version as Oracle shifts from Grid to Cloud, 11g to 12c. Database Administrators are gearing up to upgrade to this new DBMS as soon as possible.
Upgrading to [...]



Nokia Pakistan Mobile Free in 2013

By Saleem Awan • Dec 11th, 2012 • Category: Technology

Nokia still maintains the highest share of the mobile phone set market in the Pakistan and there are no signs of decline there, though the other competitors including the Chinese cheap mobile sets in Pakistan are on the rise and giving tough fight to the Nokia.
In Pakistan everybody seems to have a mobile phone set. [...]



Lesson to Be Learned From Zardari

By Saleem Awan • Mar 19th, 2012 • Category: Politics

There is no denying about this universal truth is that  how we think, reshapes us and what we do, remakes us.
If we procrastinate all the time and only think about gloom and doom and tremble about the future, it would certainly paint a bleak picture for us and it will reflect in our lifestyle and [...]