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Pakistani Boy Becomes World’s Youngest Cisco Expert

Posted by Zaka Ullah on Wednesday, March 18, 2009, In : Pakistan 

Irtiza Haider, a Pakistani student of class 8 from Faisalabad has been crowned to be the world's youngest Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). He did it by answering 80 percent of the questions correctly in 2 hours, in order to pass the CCNA test. The CCNA, is a certification that emphasizes on the technology and skills needed to work with networks of 100 nodes or fewer, covering both IP and non-IP networks including IPX and AppleTalk. Irtiza had already enrolled in the CCNA classes back...


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Ms. Nilofar Bakhtiar

Posted by Zaka Ullah on Monday, February 9, 2009, In : Pakistan 

Nilofar Bakhtiar was Federal Minister for Tourism in Shaukat Aziz cabinate. She was member of Pakistan Muslim Legue (Q) She was born in the Districtt of Bannu (NWFP) and is 46 years old. Her family background is spread over four generations and has left deep impression in the areas of Social Work and Military Services.

She did her graduation from Punjab University and went on a scholarship to Carnegie Mellon University in the United States. Her career started as a Assistant Manager at PTDC (...


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Improved security situation vital for tourism promotion say Minister

Posted by Zaka Ullah on Monday, February 9, 2009, In : Pakistan 
ISLAMABAD, Feb 8: Minister for Tourism Maulana Atta ur Rahman linked conducive security environment to the promotion of tourism in the country Maulana Atta, has recently assumed the charge of Federal Minister for Tourism.

Moulana appeared firm to cope with all the challenges confronting country’s rich tourism industry at home and abroad.

At home the tourism sector is being overlooked by the successive governments and quite tiny amount is allocated in Public Sector Development Programme th...


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Musharraf planning to visit India

Posted by Zaka Ullah on Sunday, February 8, 2009, In : Pakistan 

Former President Pervez Musharraf was always one for the grand gesture. So it should come as no surprise that after a period of relative obscurity following his resignation in August last year, he will visit India as part of a series of lectures he plans to give worldwide.

In an interview with the BBC, Musharraf, who has just returned from a trip to the United States, said he was enjoying his retirement and had been invited to give lectures on Pakistan and the South Asian region around the w...


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Yousuf holds on to second spot in ICC Test rankings

Posted by Zaka Ullah on Sunday, February 8, 2009, In : Pakistan 
Pakistan’s star batsman Muhammad Yousuf has clinched second place in the latest Test ranking of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

The other Pakistani batsman included in the top-ten is Younis Khan who has been dropped from the seventh to the eighth position.

Besides Test cricket, Mohammad Yousuf has also been placed in the ICC ranking of the top ten batsmen in One-day International cricket. He secured ninth position.

However, it is interesting that despite being rated among the top-ten ...
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Israel's aggression in Gaza defies all human standards!

Posted by Zaka Ullah on Sunday, February 8, 2009, In : Pakistan 
The pounding of the 40-kilometre-long Gaza coastal strip by Israeli jets, tanks and ground forces continues. Over 650 people are now reported dead in ten days of fighting. Israel’s claims that many were Hamas militants are, at best, highly dubious. The demographic and geographic realities of Gaza, a territory split in half by Israeli troops, makes it inevitable that when bombs fall, children, women, the elderly and the sick are among those who die.

As has happened before, the world stands an...
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Indo-Pak tension and role of CBMs

Posted by Zaka Ullah on Sunday, February 8, 2009, In : Pakistan 
Just as it seems things are settling down on the Pakistan-India front, someone or the other on the Indian side acts to hike up the tensions once more. First it was the Indian foreign minister, Pranab Mukherjee, who said that Islamabad was being evasive in its response to the 26/11 dossier. A day after that it was the Indian army chief, General Deepak Kapoor, who said that Pakistani troops had moved to the border with India and that "all options were open". Not without irony, the general at th...
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Javed Miandad resigns as PCB Director General

Posted by Zaka Ullah on Sunday, February 8, 2009, In : Pakistan 
Unhappy over Shoaib Malik's unceremonious sacking and disagreement as regards his contract, Javed Miandad resigned as Director-General of the Pakistan Cricket Board.

Miandad said that he no longer wanted to be mere symbolic director general and he was not able to discharge his duties as per his job responsibilities - Sources in the PCB have confirmed that Miandad has resigned but it was not clear if his resignation has been accepted by the Board as PCB Chairman Ejaz Butt is in Perth to attend...
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Dr A. Q. Khan set free after five years of house detention

Posted by Zaka Ullah on Sunday, February 8, 2009, In : Pakistan 
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has declared renowned nuclear scientist Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan “a free citizen” while disposing of his quo warranto writ petition. As per the decision in this case, the interior ministry has offered terms and conditions for providing security to Dr. A. Q. Khan with due state protection that has been accepted by the counsel for the petitioner, Barrister Ali Zafar. The hearing of the case was conducted in chamber, and the court thereafter issued a detailed judg...
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India says militant camps in Pakistan still active

Posted by Zaka Ullah on Sunday, February 8, 2009, In : Pakistan 

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The number of militant camps in Pakistan has increased in the past year despite a crackdown by the Islamabad government, India's army chief said on Saturday.

"I would not talk about the numbers specifically right now...but infrastructure is existing and active," General Deepak Kapoor told the Press Trust of India (PTI).

India has said the militant attack on its financial capital Mumbai last November, in which 179 people were killed, was planned from a camp in Pakistan....


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World Bank to lend $2 bln to Pakistan in 2009

Posted by Zaka Ullah on Sunday, February 8, 2009, In : Pakistan 
ISLAMABAD: The government is again launching a programme to provide tractors on subsidised prices to the farmers of all four provinces under the Benazir Tractor Scheme, The News learnt on Saturday.

The ministry of food and agriculture has submitted a summary for the upcoming meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet with Adviser on Finance Shaukat Tarin on Tuesday (Feb 10) to consider and approve guidelines for the scheme, says a summary of the Ministry of Food & Agri...
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World Bank to lend $2 bln to Pakistan in 2009: Reuters

Posted by Zaka Ullah on Sunday, February 8, 2009, In : Pakistan 

ISLAMABAD, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The World Bank plans to lend Pakistan $2 billion this year, the bank said in a statement on Saturday, as the South Asian country struggles to combat inflation and prop up sagging economic growth.

"The bank plans to provide up to $2 billion in credits during this fiscal year to support economic growth and the government's poverty-focussed programmes," the statement quoted the country's director for Pakistan, Yusupha Crookes, as saying.

The statement came at the e...


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India Wants Pakistan Declared a "Terrorist State".....

Posted by Zaka Ullah on Sunday, February 8, 2009, In : Pakistan 

NEW DELHI (AlArabiya.net, Reuters)

India on Saturday said the international community should consider declaring Pakistan a terrorist state in light of the country’s release of a scientist who sold nuclear secrets around the globe.

"It is time for the international community to think whether to declare Pakistan a terrorist country," Manish Tewari, the ruling Congress party spokesman said in New Delhi, in reference to the end from house arrest of Pakistani nuclear Abdul Qadeer Khan.

Khan, the ...


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Why the world hates us so much?

Posted by Zaka Ullah khan on Saturday, February 7, 2009, In : Pakistan 
I visited this forum on net and all people were bashing us Pakistanis?
And its common on ususal forums i come across.
I want to ask Pakistanis who live in countries dominated by whites ,do they call us so bad there actually?
If so then how can u people live there?
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