- PTI doesn’t have ideological differences with MQM
- PTI is a natural ally of MQM
- MQM is a party of educated, professional and urban class
- MQM is against the old, traditional and backward feudal system
- MQM has taken some of the very good stands
- PTI’s only difference with MQM is on Terrorism
- PTI believes that one can not do constructive politics with violence and gun, by enforcing views on others
- MQM, for its long term future, has to give up violence
- MQM has fascists tendencies and does not allow space to opponents which is also one of the major differences between MQM and PTI
- If MQM work on these issues than we can work together collaboratively
- PTI also believes that no person can do constructive politics in Pakistan if his/her assets and interests are outside Pakistan.
- A person whose stake is not in Pakistan, how can he/she take decisions in Pakistan?
Friday, September 25, 2009
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia is an international, graduate-level research university dedicated to inspiring a new age of scientific achievement in the Kingdom that will also benefit the region and the world. KAUST is the realization of a decades-long vision of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
KAUST is providing five-year grant support through the Global Research Partnership (GRP) to four interdisciplinary scientific research Centers engaged in path-breaking work in the areas of applied mathematics, molecular photovoltaics, nanomaterials and computational science.
KAUST GRP Centers Grant Recipients:
KAUST partnered with the following, world-renowned research institutions to further its mission of becoming a new contributor to the global network of collaborative research. The AEA partnership will help enable graduate students, faculty and researchers or exceptional talents from around the globe to work together to solve challenging scientific and technological problems facing Saudi Arabia, the region and the world.
The University of California, Berkeley
The University of Cambridge
Biosciences and Bioengineering
Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
The University of Texas at Austin
Computational Earth Sciences and Engineering
Imperial College London
Materials Science and Engineering
KAUST has partnered with IBM to establish a Supercomputing Research Center. KAUST is hosting the Shaheen supercomputer (ranked 14th among the top 500 supercomputers), named after the Arabian falcon famed for its swiftness of flight. This 16-rack IBM Blue Gene/P system is equipped with 4 gigabyte memory per node and capable of 222 teraflops, making KAUST campus the site of one of the world’s fastest supercomputers in an academic environment. KAUST is targeting petaflop capability within 3 years.
The Visualization Lab at KAUST hosts a Mechdyne-built CAVE, creating the world’s highest resolution and brightest virtual environment. This immersive visualization facility comprises :
- 24 of the world’s highest native resolution projectors (4096 x 2160 pixels each), with four illuminating each side of a cubic space
- A fully immersive stereoscopic visual environment
- 100 million pixels
- Allows up to 8 viewers in the environment
An Advanced Audio Studio complements the visual experience. A CORNEA cluster provides computational power to drive the displays :
- 96 quad-core CPUs
- 768 gigabytes of RAM
- 12 TB of internal hard drive capacity
- Dual gigabit interprocessor connectivity
- 2 x 10 gigabit uplinks
- 96 FX5600 GPUs
- 144 GB of graphics memory
- 48 TB of external storage
A Multi-Purpose Room has an ultra high resolution (32 million pixel) digital cinema projection system, allowing stereoscopic viewing for an audience of 75. This room also provides a reconfigurable dynamic collaborative display environment for inter-disciplinary research.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Monday, September 21, 2009
- US$ 100 Billion
- India as Friend of (Democratic) Pakistan
- Blackwater/XE/InterRisk/US-Marines to capture Nuclear Assets
- Planted Agents and sold out political leadership
Gen. (r) Hamid Gul and Dr. Pervez Blood Bhai Professor Quaid Azam University with Dr. Shahid Masood
The Pakistani ISI were furious. “Now you have got your daughter involved,” they reportedly said. “So far we have left your family alone, but don’t expect any leniency now.”
Dr Khan collapsed in sobs. Under pressure, he agreed to telephone Dina in London and ordered her to destroy the documents. He used three languages: Urdu, English and Dutch. It was code for her to obey his instructions. Dina dutifully destroyed the letter. That left the copy that was confiscated by the Dutch intelligence service in Amsterdam. I know there is at least one other copy: mine.
Read Simon Henderson’s article published in Times Online.
Sunday, September 20, 2009
Saturday, September 19, 2009
In a new development Blackwater has reached Karachi and got 11 Bungalows on rent in the posh areas of DHA (7) and Gulshan-e-Iqbal (4). In order to start its work in Karachi, Blackwater has hired two dozen Pakistanis; most of them retired officials of Law enforcing agencies. One of the 11 bungalows situated in Khayaban-e-Shamsheer area of Defence is believed to be its Headquarter.
Mr. Erik Prince, the founder of BlackWater, now XE, is motivated to engage in misconduct by two factors: First, he views himself as a Christian crusader, tasked with eliminating Muslims and the Islamic faith from the globe. To that end, Mr. Prince intentionally deployed to Iraq certain men who shared his vision of Christian supremacy. Knowing and wanting these men to take every opportunity to murder Iraqis. Many of these men used signs based on the Knights of the Templar, the warriors who fought the crusades.
Friday, September 18, 2009
Monday, September 7, 2009
In an exclusive interview with Nadeem Malik, Pakistan’s most famous nuclear scientist Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan has declared the fanciful story of espionage, involving Brig Imtiaz Billa, a complete tissue of lies.
Sunday, September 6, 2009
After schooling in Karachi and Paris, Marvi Memon graduated from the London School of Economics with a B.Sc (Econ) Honors in International Relations. With internships at Dawn, Newsline, Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, and International Union for Conservation of Nature, she started her career as a banker at Citibank Pakistan where she specialized in Marketing and Quality Management for the consumer bank.
After which she launched Pakistan’s first satellite tracking fleet management concern Trakker, which established her as an entrepreneur and the youngest woman CEO of a multinational firm.
Her next assignment led her to advising the leadership on Media Management. After which she advised on Investments. She is politically affiliated with Pakistan Muslim League. She has publications in research journals and newspapers relating to Foreign Affairs in her name. She enjoys playing golf, cooking and painting. She has a son who is 12.
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Choraha 5 September 2009 Hassan Nassar brings a fresh episode of Choraha and discusses Article 6, Musharraf Trial, 92 Operation and political setup with Fouzia Wahab Sec. Info. PPPP, Syed Hussain Qadri PML-N and Haidar Abbas Rizvi MQM.
Seems like Media has replaced the Parliament as an institution for political thought process, exchange of ideas and political reconciliation.
Don’t know what these guys do inside Parliament and only wish if they start broadcasting Parliament sessions live so that masses should exert pressure on them to work for the country instead of sleeping and fighting against each other.
While you may or may not agree with MQM on other issues, but certainly it is the only major party which has the guts to openly challenge the feudals in Pakistan. Ever heard some thing like this from the party leaders of other feudo-political parties.
However, recently PTI of Imran Khan appear to have taken tough stance against feudals in Pakistan and they too have quite a good manifesto as well.
Any references on what’s JI stance on feudal society of Pakistan?
Saturday, September 5, 2009
Pakistan’s young Scientist / Graphics Designer / Scale Modeler / 3D Animator & Teacher Syed Adnan Ahmed Subzwari has shown his talent to the whole nation specially his research work in the free energy field. He claims that he has designed a fuel less engine which can help Govt. of Pakistan in the energy sector.
Adnan has a very impressive background in different fields and he has received so many national & international awards
Adnan's e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, September 4, 2009
“The heroes of the past are the terrorists of the present.”
“We ask, okay, don't give us the rights that free nations have, but at least give us those rights people had during the time of the British Raj.”
“The families of the worst kind of criminals are not deprived of this basic right. Our government did so.”
“They were tools for the empires' proxy war. The name of jihad was used. The state religion in those days supported jihad against India [in Kashmir] and the USSR [in Afghanistan]. However, once jihad was established, the states did not have any way to convince Muslims that jihad was only against the USSR and India, and not against the US.”
“You talk about terrorism by individuals, but you do not discuss what they were in the past and why they became terrorists. In fact, it is state terrorism which starts it all. A state recruited Muslim fighters all across the world and gathered them in Afghanistan.”
“Now the two countries are friends and the victims are those who sacrificed their lives for armed struggle. Now they are terrorists.”
Read complete article here.
- Pak. Rs. 350 per person (supposedly the cheapest iftar buffet in town)
- Menu List
- Samosay (Beef & Potato)
- Chicken Wings (Dish of the day – very tasty)
- Dahi Baray
- Fruit Chat
- Rooh Afza
- Mineral Water
- Chicken Bihari Tikkay
- Beef Seekh Kabab
- Chicken Karhai
- Beef Koftay
- Vegetable Fried Rice
- Beef and Chilli
- Creamy Chicken Curry
- Vegetable Spaghetti
- Salads (at least 6 entries)
- Mix Daal
- Mix Vegetable
- Fruit Trifle
- We were expecting thin attendance due to weekday but were surprised to see jam pack hall.
- Prayers area is available in near by building
- Fairly good interior and ambience
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While Good Politicians cease to exist, Javed Hashmi from PML-N and Senator Safdar Abbasi from PPP belongs to the rare breed of better politicians.
One of the rarest and most unique footages ever recorded on the Snow Leopard. From the renowned team of David Attenborough, see some of the difficulties the team had to face in search of this elusive icon of the mountains. A MUST WATCH even if your not a wildlife/nature enthusiast.
Thursday, September 3, 2009
Saif Center of Innovation (SCI pronounced as Sky) is an incubator and training center for technology entrepreneurs and enthusiasts. SCI is designed to nurture and promote entrepreneurship, with a special focus on early-stage hightech startups.
Residents of SCI are surrounded by hightech entrepreneurs, advisors and investors. SCI serves as a strategic partner to tech startups by providing space, training, seed investment and a network of advisors.
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
I disagree with what respected Mr Makhdoom Babar has said in his post. All of the information revealed by Ex-officers of Pakistan Armed Forces & Agencies can not be categorized as "State Secrets". None of the information revealed has any impact on the Nation's security apparatus. In fact, such information should be revealed from time to time, so that public should be made aware of when, where, how and who misuse military and federal agencies, which have extreme powers and un-questionable authority. Every single Pakistani knows these agencies (ISI, MI, FBI, IB) were used in the past for the ulterior motives of corrupt political and military leadership and to date we are still lurking in the dark on who were the perpetrators.
We as the citizens of this Pak Sarzameen have the right to know such information just like citizen of other countries like USA, UK, Australia, etc enjoy freedom of access to information. That, such a revelation of facts has no precedence anywhere else in the world, is a blatant lie, and if such a statement is coming from some of our learned members of the society, than this is very shocking.
Please remember, crystal clear governance is the only way ahead, we can not afford to close our eyes and minds any more, we already lagging behind as far as citizen awareness is concern. We'll have to wake up people, the real power, to take the destiny of this Pak Sarzameen on their hands and force the corrupt political, bureaucratic and military high-ups to shun their corruption and start working for the betterment of the people and the land.