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8-year-old Pak student Shafeh Thubani becomes world’s youngest Microsoft certified

8-year-old Pak student Shafeh Thubani becomes world’s younge...

Following the foot steps of Arfa Karim, who became the world’s youngest Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) at the age of nine in 2005, another talented Pakistani student Shafeh Thubani has become a world’s youngest Micr [...]

Posted On : Jul, 11 2012 | Comments : 0

Soneri Bank wins award for ‘Best Bank of the Year 2011’

Soneri Bank wins award for ‘Best Bank of the Year 2011’

Soneri Bank is proud to have been honored by the CFA Association with the ‘2011, Best Bank of the Year’ award in the medium banks’ category. This accolade marks the Bank’s impressive and growing performance du [...]

Posted On : Jul, 10 2012 | Comments : 0

23% Pakistanis unaware about Mehdi Hassan’s death

23% Pakistanis unaware about Mehdi Hassan’s death

About 23 percent Pakistanis are unaware about the death of Mehdi Hassan, legendary singer and king of Gazal, a recent survey has revealed. According to a survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 77 percent Pakistanis claim to know abou [...]

Posted On : Jul, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

When doctors become professional killers

When doctors become professional killers

‘Illiterate’ Opposition leader in the Punjab Assembly Raja Riaz has once again started doing politics on the bodies of patients who died due to strike of greedy young doctors. He came up with a ‘great idea’ of [...]

Posted On : Jul, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

PTCL launches revolutionary 3G EVO “Nitro Cloud”

PTCL launches revolutionary 3G EVO “Nitro Cloud”

As the leader in providing integrated telecommunications services to the country, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has proudly introduced 3G EVO “Nitro Cloud”, Pakistan’s first mobile Wi-Fi hotspot of [...]

Posted On : Jul, 02 2012 | Comments : 0

Doctors continues protest in Punjab for 13th day

Doctors continues protest in Punjab for 13th day

Young doctors have refused to resume duties in the Outdoor Patient Departments (OPDs) of all the hospitals in Punjab the face of a deadline that ends today Saturday. The Young Doctors Association (YDA) strike entered thirteenth day o [...]

Posted On : Jun, 30 2012 | Comments : 0

A minute of 61 seconds on June 30

A minute of 61 seconds on June 30

The last minute of June 30, 2012 will be of 61 seconds as there will be an additional ‘leap second’ due to the wibbly-wobbly movement of the earth. Earth takes just over 86,400 seconds for a complete revolution. But it wo [...]

Posted On : Jun, 29 2012 | Comments : 0

Pakistani students discover plants that combat soil pollution

Pakistani students discover plants that combat soil pollutio...

Two Pakistani students on Thursday left for US to participate in an international competition about environmental issues being held from June 25-29. Students from forty countries will present 657 projects in the Genius Olympiad being [...]

Posted On : Jun, 23 2012 | Comments : 0

Renowned writer, scholar Obaidullah Baig passes away in Karachi

Renowned writer, scholar Obaidullah Baig passes away in Kara...

Pakistan’s eminent scholar, Urdu writer/novelist and television host Obaidullah Baig passed away in Karachi on Friday morning. His family sources said that his funeral would be offered after Friday prayers today at Madina Masji [...]

Posted On : Jun, 22 2012 | Comments : 0

Warid Conducted a Anti-Tobacco Awareness Campaign

Warid Conducted a Anti-Tobacco Awareness Campaign

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility program, Warid conducted a massive Anti-Tobacco awareness campaign in collaboration with Shaukat Khanum Hospital on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day, which highlighted the adverse effe [...]

Posted On : Jun, 21 2012 | Comments : 0

Summer Solstice 2012: The longest day of the year today

Summer Solstice 2012: The longest day of the year today

Thursday, June 21, is the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, which means it’s the longest day of the year in 2012 but it is also hottest day for the Pakistanis in several parts of the county. In Pakistan the day will b [...]

Posted On : Jun, 21 2012 | Comments : 0

Dawlance Introduces Inverter Air conditioners

Dawlance Introduces Inverter Air conditioners

During summers when the temperature rises, it becomes quite difficult to imagine what people do without air conditioning; hand-held fans, prickly heats and putting ice cubes down your back only work if ever, you have to return to the c [...]

Posted On : Jun, 20 2012 | Comments : 0

The sip of branded tea becomes cheaper for people

The sip of branded tea becomes cheaper for people

The tea addicted people have good news from Unilever that slashed by more than Rs 50 per kilogram on its different brands including Lipton, Brooke Bond, Pearl Dust and A1 on Monday. The tea is not only traditionally popular among the [...]

Posted On : Jun, 19 2012 | Comments : 0

Govt to keep CNG at 60 per cent of petrol price

Govt to keep CNG at 60 per cent of petrol price

Ministry of petroleum and All Pakistan CNG (compressed natural gas) association reached a consensus on Thursday that the price of CNG will be maintained at sixty percent of petrol’s price. The Ministry of petroleum assured the [...]

Posted On : Jun, 15 2012 | Comments : 0

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