May 022009

Following is the chart of rupee exchange rates against US dollar. It is interesting to see that between 2001 and 2007, the exchange rate remained almost the same but with the start of rise in oil prices and lawyers movement in Pakistan, the rupee totally collapsed.   In my personnel opinion, the major contributory factor in [...]

Jul 182014

Reuters A Malaysian airliner was brought down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard and sharply raising the stakes in a conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels in which Russia and the West back opposing sides. If confirmed as having been downed by missile fire, the attack will be the deadliest incident [...]

Jul 172014
Wounded Tiger: A history of Cricket in Pakistan.

Supremely talented teenagers, Javed Miandad’s unappreciated role as a leader and the revolutionary impact of reverse swing on cricket are some of the striking themes of British author Peter Oborne’s insightful new book Wounded Tiger: A history of Cricket in Pakistan. Wounded Tiger, a play on Imran Khan’s almost mythical ‘cornered Tiger’ speech before the 1992 [...]

Jul 162014

Global property portal lists tips to prepare for Eid without leaving home JULY 16, 2014: The global property portal Lamudi has put together a handy guide to help take the stress out of preparing the home for Eid. In this practical guide, Lamudi takes you on a tour of the home, so you can prepare [...]

Jul 112014

Global property portal reaches 500,000 mark less than year after launch LAHORE, 11 JULY, 2014: Fast-growing real estate website Lamudi has reached more than half a million online listings less than a year after the startup launched. Lamudi, the global property website for the emerging markets, launched in October and has since grown to cover [...]

Jul 112014

ALI SUKHANVER   ‘We won’t let you visit the Kashmir valley because we have turned it into a blazing hell of death and horror’, it must have been the honest response to every request presented to the Indian authorities by the international human rights caretakers for the visit of Indian Occupied Kashmir. And this situation [...]

Jul 052014

Muhammad Javed The news item in the Gulf Daily News  on 20th June 2014 that the Bahrain Parliament has approved to strip down the citizenship of those Bahrainis who hold simultaneously, nationality of any other country, has blown out the air from the balloon of the so called (1½ man plus their one go-getter) local [...]

Jul 052014

Muhammad Javed Talking with Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri in his residence on 24 June 2014, Mubashar Luqman the popular Anchor mentioned the general surprise of the masses that while Qadri was very critical of the present rulers during the most critical moments of his confinement in the Emirates plane at Lahore Airport, Qadri accepted the “hand” of [...]

Jul 042014

Pakistan’s biggest property portal joins hands with Care Foundation to provide education to the underprivileged children   Rabia Ashiq has made history with the help of Care Foundation. Hailing from a humble background, she attended the Care adopted school in Charrar Pind, Lahore. She always excelled in sports and, with the support of her teachers and [...]

Jun 302014

*Railway enduring worst crisis mainly due to locomotive shortages The World Bank estimates that poor performance of the transport sector is costing Pakistan about five percent of its GDP. Furthermore thirty percent of agriculture output is currently wasted due to its inefficient farm to market channels, lack of cold storage facilities and an obsolete underpowered [...]

Jun 272014
Google Android software spreading to cars, watches, TV

SAN FRANCISCO: Google set out Wednesday to expand its Android empire beyond smart phones to cars, watches and televisions.   The technology titan laid out a sweeping Android vision at the opening of a sold-out developers conference in a keynote presentation streamed online to millions of people across the world.   “We are beginning to [...]

Jun 272014

ALI SUKHANVER “Go back—Go back—It is the time to go back”, the hard and stony mountains of Afghanistan are yelling at Mr. Karzai but he is not willing to listen to them; he never imagines himself going out of the political realm, he has been ruling over for the last thirteen years. He whispers to [...]