Month: April 2010

How to start out with eBay Developer program

eBay is one of the world’s largest auction and marketplace where millions of visitors visit each day to trade items online. It offers store owners an opportunity to list their items on eBay and sell them online. eBay also provides

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Classic example of hijab vs. no hijab

Hijab as defined on Wikipedia is A hijab is the head covering traditionally worn by Muslim women and modest Muslim styles of dress in general. This word has been very much in the news in Europe especially France where the

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Pakistan Energy “Con”servation Policy 2010

The summer is now in full swing in Pakistan and April, May and June are the hottest months in Pakistan with the temperatures ranging from 40C to 52C and sometimes even more. With the heat picking up people switch to

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Add WordPress blog to your website in a day

Most of the time I see postings from clients where they require a blog to be added to their websites so they can update latest news regarding their website on it and keep the website “fresh” for search engines and

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The story of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

With the passage of the 18th amendment in the Senate yesterday the name of “Khyber PakhtunKhwa” has now been recognized as the official name for the North West Frontier Province (aka N.W.F.P.). The President will now need to sign the

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How to update currency rates in OsCommerce store

A client of mine wanted to display product prices in US dollar, Canadian dollar, British pound and Australian dollar so that the customer could view prices in their own currencies. The default currency was set to Euro. Now anyone who

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Shenaigans of Pakistani banks and their “requirements”

I had the misfortune of needing a pay order today for a personal matter. I drove to the Silkbank branch nearest to my home and after the security guard checked me from “top to bottom” with his metal scanner I

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Well it has finally happened. has been taken offline and with that another website has gone down due to the ongoing recession which has shown no sign of abating. The poor and helpless people will be eying gloom and

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