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Tunnel Farming in Pakistan

By Farzana Panhwar • Apr 3rd, 2014 • Category: Politics, Technology

The province of Sindh is situated in a Sub-tropical region; it is hot in summer and cold in winter. Temperature frequently rises above 46 0C (115 0F) between May and August and minimum temperature of 2 0C (36 0F) occur during December and January. The annual rainfall averages about 6-7 inches (15-18 cm) per year, [...]



Foliar feeding advantages and disadvantages in Pakistan

By Farzana Panhwar • Mar 27th, 2014 • Category: Misc, Technology

Foliar feeding is a technique of feeding plants by applying liquid fertilizer directly to their leaves.1 Linda Chalker-Scott, Ph.D.; Extension horticulturist and Associate Professor, said “Foliar feeding involves spraying the foliage of target plant with water based fertilizers”. Derrick Oosterhuis, University of Arkansas, mention that foliar fertilization method used to supplement soil application, to improve [...]



STC Invited to Bid for 3G Auction in Pak Telecom

By Faiz Al-Najdi • Feb 14th, 2014 • Category: Technology

Chief of Pakistani Telecommunication Authority aka: PTA – Dr. Syed Ismail Shah – was on a short but important meeting to the Saudi capital Riyadh. During his short visit he held a wide ranging meeting with his counterpart in Saudi Telecom Corporation aka: STC – Mr. Abdulaziz A. AlSughair who is the Chairman of the [...]



Latest Qmobile Price in Karachi Pakistan 2014 2015

By Saleem Khan • Feb 2nd, 2014 • Category: Technology

If a cell phone, smart phone, or tablet provider is rendering a great slick product with all the modern features at very affordable price with great customer care, then its a good news for the Pakistani consumer market. The thing is that Pakistani cell phone market is very competitive, and the only thing which lacks [...]



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 [...]



Pakistan Government Must unblock proxy servers in Pakistan 2014

By Guest Blogger • Jan 27th, 2014 • Category: Technology

I am amazed and shocked as why on earth in this 21st century, the government of Pakistan is still following the stone age polices and standing operating procedures to block various websites and the technical services in the country. For some one issue, as a gesture of protest it was right, but just sustaining that [...]



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 [...]



Web 2.0 Pilgrimage - FlyHajj for Hajj and Umrah Logistics

By Guest Blogger • Feb 16th, 2013 • Category: Technology

More than 25 million Muslims travel to Mecca for pilgrimage each year generating revenues of tens of billions of dollars for hotels, service providers and operators. This huge market has until recently been running on archaic technology and communication infrastructure, there has been little or no innovation in the technical area of facilitating pilgrimage. Whereas [...]



Apple In 2013- Rumors About New Launches Are In The Air!

By Guest Blogger • Jan 31st, 2013 • Category: Technology

Apple has always enjoyed staying in the news with its most popular product, iPhone. It has not been a story of long-lost past when iPhone 5 was launched and is still experiencing worldwide high sales record. There are rumors that Apple would launch iPhone 6 in mid-2013. Other than iPhone 6, there are reports of [...]



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. [...]