ITCN Asia 2013 at Karachi Expo Center

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ITCN Asia is annual Information and Communication Technology event in Karachi. The 2013 edition of ITCN Asia was organized on October 8-10 at Karachi Expo Center. ITCN Asia had two segments, the technology workshops and the exhibition. The workshops covered eBanking & Finance, eGovernment,  Digital Marketing and eLearning among other topics. My observations of … Read more

Fall of Imran Khan is rise of PTI?

imran falling off the stage

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan fall from a forklift while being elevated to a stage at a rally in Lahore. After the fall there were scene of chaos. Apparently the PTI organizers had no ambulances at reserve, nor there were any first aid kits or paramedical support available. Imran … Read more

ITCN Asia 2012 Review

Rehan School

ITCN Asia 2012 was held at Karachi Expo Center during September 18-20. While the event started on 18th, it was officially inaugurated on the 19th by Sindh IT Minister Faisal Subzwari. I visited ITCN on the 2nd day, well before the good Minister came for the inauguration. I found the … Read more

Defend the Honor of Prophet (saw)

Defend Prophet Muhammad (saw)

After the blasphemous cartoons, drawing competitions and burn a Quran day, the Islamophobes are back with their pack of lies and abuses to hurt the feelings of Muslims of the world. On September 11, 2012, a video was released in United States of America, and spread around the globe through … Read more

Karachi Rain 2012

ground turned in pool with rain water - Karachi Rain

After days of have and have not, it finally rained in Karachi today. Rain in Karachi comes with power outages and traffic jams. Years of excavation by MQM, in the name of repairs and upgrades, has done nothing to improve the drainage system. As soon as it rains a few … Read more

Visiting Makro SITE Karachi? Get Ready For Rude and Lazy Customer Service

Makro Pakistan

If you take your shopping rights seriously, expecting quality products with friendly and efficient customer support staff, Makro, especially the branch at SITE Karachi, is not for you. Makro quality was not up to the par before (check this report on Makro Karachi selling dead fish), but its their customer … Read more

Karachi International Book Fair 2011

Liberty Books

7th Karachi International Book Fair was held from December 16th – 20th, 2011 at Karachi Expo Center. The fair enabled thousands of Karachiites to view huge collection of books and periodicals from local and international publishers, and book sellers, under one roof. While the event started on December 16th, Pir … Read more

HyperStar comes to Karachi

Hyperstar

HyperStar in Dolmen City Mall at Sea View, Karachi is talk of town these days. HyperStar is brought to Pakistan by Majid Al Futtaim Retail of UAE. In UAE, Majid Al Futtaim Hypermarkets represent (and thus known as) Carrefour, the world’s second largest retailer. Majid Al Futtaim Retail manages around … Read more

Imran Khan, PTI Jalsa in Lahore, and the way forward

Imran Khan PTI Jalsa in Lahore

On March 25, 1992 Imran Khan and his team attracted around 87,182 spectators to watch them go into, and win, the final of Cricket World Cup against England at Melbourne Cricket Ground. Nineteen years later, Imran Khan, and his 15 years old political party, was able to amass 100,000 (or … Read more

A trip to Bakra Mandi, Sohrab Goth, Karachi

bakra mandi

Every year thousands of cows, goats and camels arrive from various parts of Pakistan at a place in the outskirts of Karachi. The place, known as Bakra Mandi, is claimed to be the largest animal selling place in Asia. Since last few years, cows are separated from goats and camels … Read more