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Pathanay Khan: A Tribute

Disclaimer: The article is based purely on the personal views of the author as it is difficult rather impossible to fully grasp and convey the essence of the multi-dimensional spiritual experience. Therefore, references are given wherever possible to substantiate the comments.Uggs Black Friday Give me wine to drink and tell me it is wine. Do…

Abdul Sattar Edhi: A Tribute

“My religion is humanitarianism… which is the basis of every religion in the world” says Edhi the most admired philanthropist of Pakistan. If we, for the sake of impartial review, ignore all the influences that the name Edhi puts on our mind & spirit and examine this conviction carefully, we come to know the level…

Problem of Energy Shortage and Hike in Electricity Prices

According to National Electric Power Regulatory Authority’s (NEPRA) ‘State of Industry 2010’ report; supply of electricity will significantly remain short of demand till fiscal year 2015 (fiscal year starts on 01 July). The details are as under: Actual Figures (National grid less Karachi) Fiscal Year Generation Capability (MW) Demand during Peak Hours (MW) Surplus /…

TV Programs I Would Like to Watch

Image by vivido via Flickr Although there has been a mushroom growth of domestic private cable digital TV channels in Pakistan in recent years, still viewers feel shallowness in terms of quality of the content on most of the channels and the spectrum of viewers’ choice is also narrow.http://goo.gl/vjbSVJ Indus Vision was the first channel…

Labor Unionization in Pakistan – History & Trends

(From Pakistaniaat, Vol. 2, Issue 2) After the French Revolution, laborers in the mining industry formed a labor association as the revolution had inculcated a sense of collectivism in the masses. By that time, labor associations had no legal standing, but soon there was a mushroom growth of labor associations. These were the first labor…

An Interview with Shaikh Muhhammed Ali, Project Director with Higher Education Commission of Pakistan

Introduction: Mr. Shaikh Muhammed Ali was the first Project Director who was hired since the inception of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Islamabad, Pakistan in January 2003 after being transferred from the Ministry of Information Technology. He has a Bachelor in Electronics Engineering from the University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo, CO, USA which he…