Category: Pakistan

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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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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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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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

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Terrorism in Karachi on Kashmir Day

I had gone to the office today to work on an urgent project which needed to be completed this week so it could be launched and marketed in the next week to prospective customers in a trade fair. February 5

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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

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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

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Happy Birthday Pakistan

Pakistan is today 62 years old. The air in Karachi is festive with people outside with their families looking at all the lightings and decorations in the city. Biker boys have removed their silencers and are going at full throttle.

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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

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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

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