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 fans, A/C’s, etc. as it becomes unbearable. However Pakistan, being a resource short country, is … Read morePakistan Energy “Con”servation Policy 2010

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 proceeded inside. The lady at the counter was very obliging and handed me the pay … Read moreShenaigans of Pakistani banks and their “requirements”

Are people becoming too intimate in the public parks of Karachi?

I had the fancy of visiting the Bagh-e-Jinnah Park last Saturday Feb 27 2010 with a friend of mine. We had taken a quick lunch at McDonald’s sea view branch and decided to go for a stroll in the Bagh-e-Jinnah Park to lower the excess calories we had just taken. If you have ever been … Read moreAre people becoming too intimate in the public parks of Karachi?

Pakistan’s nightmare tour of Australia 2009-2010

Pakistan’s tour to Australia 2009-2010 has been one of the worst nightmares for a Pakistan cricket fan. Australian teams and pitches have never been kind to Pakistani teams before and Pakistani teams have lost with brilliant players in their line-up however this team takes the cake. They have accomplished what no team has done before … Read morePakistan’s nightmare tour of Australia 2009-2010

Streaming videos on MSN can’t be seen outside the USA :(

You know when ever you login onto the Live Messenger you receive a splash screen outlining the new articles and news on MSN. I sometimes read articles of interest but most of the times I just close them. Today one particular video about Kim Kardashian sporting new and trendy bikinis caught my eye and I … Read moreStreaming videos on MSN can’t be seen outside the USA 🙁

Stocks ride high at the Karachi Stock Exchange

Friday was a fantastic day at the Karachi Stock Exchange. The result season has already started and some blue chip company is announcing its results every other day for the 4th quarter 2009. Expectations in the market are high right now as the 1st quarter 2010 may not be quite rosy for the investors due … Read moreStocks ride high at the Karachi Stock Exchange

4th quarter corporate results to be announced at the Karachi Stock Exchange

The fourth quarter ended on June 30 2009 and its that time of the year when corporates announce their financial results and shareholders anxiously wait for the amount of dividend that is going to be paid to them. The Karachi Stock Exchange is fluctuating in a specific range as the market is waiting for the … Read more4th quarter corporate results to be announced at the Karachi Stock Exchange