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July 2012

Ultra book launched in Pakistan

On June 20 last, at a well-attended mega event in Karachi Marriot, Intel Pakistan unveiled a range of products powered by its 22 nanometer 3rd generation Ivy Bridge processors. The launch, in words of the organizers, was a fulfillment of the commitment the corporation had made years go. It had decided not to make the tech savvy Pakistani wait for …

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Preparing for a Power Outage

We have prepared a list of Safety, Security, and Health issues that you should use to prepare for a power outage. Safety Issues Purchase needed items for your home, office and car including: flashlights, batteries, AM/FM battery-powered radio, rechargeable power failure lights, wind up or battery alarm clock. Have a 72-hour emergency kit for each family member. Keep cash and …

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This Month in History ( JULY )

July 1, 1862 – President Abraham Lincoln signed the first income tax bill, levying a 3% income tax on annual incomes of $600-$10,000 and a 5% tax on incomes over $10,000. Also on this day, the Bureau of Internal Revenue was established by an Act of Congress. July 1, 1863 – Beginning of the Battle of Gettysburg during the American …

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THE GRAND DECEPTION

Author: Dr Mujahid Kamran Pages: 316 Price: 700 PKR Publisher: Sang e Meel Dr Mujahid Kamran is a genuine scholar who also serves as the vice chancellor of the University of the Punjab. He writes on diverse topics ranging from theoretical physics to mass media, and from politics to literature. He has written books on Physics and Politics with the …

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A dream Lives on, Kournikova to Maria Sharapova

Scene One: Wimbledon Open 2004 ‘Oh my God … it’s unreal … it’s unreal. It’s amazing really… it was always my dream but I never in a million years thought this would happen so quickly. I didn’t think (about winning) but I kept believing in myself… I kept faith. It’s just amazing. To tell you the truth I don’t know …

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Monsoon & Health

Mrs. Shakeel received a phone call in hurry. Hello, this is Miss Maria, your son Ahmad’s school teacher. Ahmad is suffering from repeated episodes of vomiting, please pick him up as soon as possible and seek necessary medical consultation. Ahmad is not the only sufferer of gastroenteritis (commonly known as ‘gastro’). The number of cases increases to hundreds and even …

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WORLD IN FOCUS

NATIONAL AFFAIRS 11-05-2012    The News Pakistan, Germany sign deal: Pakistan and Germany successfully concluded joint bilateral development cooperation of 15.7 million euros (Rs. 1.583 billion), according to an official statement of the German embassy. Germany’s financial contribution for 2011 and 2012 now amounts to 127 million euros (Rs. 14.968 billion) in total. 12-05-2012    Dawn Green benches constituted all over the …

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WORLD POPULATION DAY

World Population Day is observed each year on July 11, to speed up the efforts aimed at reducing the ever-increasing human pressure on natural resources and minimizing the widening gap in the global standards of human development. There is a huge difference in the standard of human development between the developing and developed countries of the world. As a result, …

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Economic cost of energy crisis in Pakistan and the way forward.

Let us mobilize all our resources in a systematic and organized way and tackle the grave issues that confront us with grim determination and discipline worthy of a great nation. (Quaid e azam) Energy indisputably is a primary catalyst for national development. It is termed as the backbone and lifeline of a country’s economy and its availability ensure accelerated growth …

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1st in Pakistan, CSS Exam-2011

Dr. Fahad Mumtaz One who works diligently and performs well in the exam will ultimately outshine others. Jahangir’s World Times (JWT): Kindly tell us about your educational background and achievements in detail? Dr. Fahad Mumtaz: My early education is from Faisalabad. I got second position in Matriculation exam from Faisalabad Board and second position in F.Sc examination from Government College. …

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