Post-election review of the real estate market in Pakistan

kanal plot in lahore

The general elections held in May 2013 put a positive impact not only on the stock market but also on the real estate sector of Pakistan. The new pro-business government upheld the realty market to bolster in the second half of the calendar year (CY) 2013. However, a particular stability … Read more

A hail storm in Islamabad

hail storm in islamabad

Islamabad turned white today as hail storm hit the capital in the morning. It went pitch dark for hours which followed with thunder, hail storm and heavy rain. Apparently, winters are coming to Islamabad. Crazy #hailstorm #Islamabad — Faran Rafi (@faranrafi) September 15, 2013 Hailstorm in #Islamabad. — … Read more

PTCL connects 535 offices of Election Commission of Pakistan


PTCL has connected 535 election offices of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to provide voice and data integration and interchange services including wireline and wireless broadband. Some remote sites have been connected via VSAT technology. Concurrently, more than 500 central, district and regional offices of Returning Officers (ROs) of … Read more

PML-Q leaders Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, Mushahid Hussain enjoying cultural show dance party

PMLQ cultrual show dance performance

A “cultural show” organized by PML-Q for its leaders Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Mushahid Hussain included dance performance by a lady performer. According to Express News, the cultural show was organized by PML-Q cultural wing in Islamabad to celebrate 5 years of “democratic government”. The dancer was especially invited from … Read more

The “Defence of Pakistan Phenomena”… A Bitter Factsheet

Difa-e-Pakistan Council

Lately, the combine wrath of media, civil society and public at large has centered around the ever increasing extremist forces in Pakistan, whether labeled as “Jihadis” or some time referred to as “the league of brain-washed”. Musharraf, post 9/11 did his best to build an opinion at large against them, … Read more

Transcript from Air Blue blame Captain for crash – CAA concludes

Transcript from Air Blue blame Captain for crash

18 months after the fateful Air Blue plane crash in Islamabad, the transcript of conversations between Pilot, First Officer and Control Tower has been made public by the Civil Aviation Authortiy (CAA). AirBlue flight ED-202 crashed in the Margalla Hills on July 28, 2010, killing all 146 passengers and 6 … Read more

List of Passengers and Crew of Bhoja Air B4-123

List of passengers and cabin crew of Bhoja Air flight B4-123 that crashed at Koral Chowk on Islamabad Express Highway in Rawalpindi. Passengers in Bhoja Air flight B4-123: 1. Abbas Ali 2. Abida Javed Malik 3. Adeel Chughtai 4. Aiman Ikram 5. Altamash Khan 6. Anisa Akbar 7. Anum Hussain … Read more

Bhoja Air flight from Karachi to Islamabad crashed near Rawalpindi. 127 dead.

Bhoja Air

It is reported that Bhoja Air flight B213, crashed at the Koral Chowk on Islamabad Express Highway in Rawalpindi. The passengers and crew, a total of 127 people, are reportedly dead on scene. According to Geo, the plane which flew from Karachi at 5:00 PM was supposed to land in … Read more

Makro Habib acquired by Metro Cash and Carry in Pakistan

Metro Makro Merger

After my recent rant on Makro Pakistan, it has came to my knowledge that Pakistan operations of Makro (or Makro Habib) have been acquired by Metro Cash and Carry, with effect from January 2012. In July 2011, Express Tribune reported that Makro Habib and Metro Cash and Carry were engaged … Read more