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July 2013 Blog Posts (6)

Shale Revolution, Saudi Arabia, USA and Pakistan

The rise of the West was driven by the Industrial Revolution beginning in the 18th century. It has since been fueled by fossil fuels--initially coal and later with oil and gas. Coal was indigenous in Britain and America but it is highly polluting and left much of London and New York with a thick coat of soot on everything in sight. Oil burns relatively cleaner but much of it is in the Middle East,…

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 30, 2013 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Stopping Power Theft in Pakistan



"Do your fasting, pay zakat (charitable donations) and serve your parents, but do these things by the light of legal electricity." Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO)


Peshawar's electric utility has published full page advertisements in major Peshawar newspapers to appeal to its customers' religiosity in the holy month of Ramadan to stop stealing… Continue

Added by Riaz Haq on July 27, 2013 at 8:40am — No Comments

Burka Avenger - Pakistan's Female Superhero to Air on GeoTV

Pantheon of women superheros has a new entry from Pakistan - the Burka Avenger, a mild mannered school-teacher who fights feudal villains and terrorists getting in the way of girls' education.







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Added by Riaz Haq on July 24, 2013 at 11:30am — 13 Comments

Unconventional Gas Production Marks New Milestone For Pakistan

First tight gas well  producing 15 million cubic feet per day of natural gas is on line at Sajawal gas field in Kirthar block in Sindh province, according to a report in Express Tribune. This marks a major milestone in development of unconventional hydrocarbon energy sources in Pakistan. Sajawal gas field is located 110 km south east of Karachi, Pakistan. It puts…

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 18, 2013 at 9:30pm — 7 Comments

Ending IMF Bailouts and Electricity Blackouts in Energy-Rich Pakistan

Frequent IMF bailouts and power blackouts in energy-rich Pakistan are closely tied. One of the key reasons for recurring balance-of-payment crises is the country's rapidly rising oil import bill. The lack of sufficient fuel exacerbates load shedding, negatively impacts economy, reduces tax revenue growth and worsens current account and budget deficits. This requires repeated injections of IMF loans in US dollars to meet import requirements and deal with budget shortfalls.…

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 11, 2013 at 10:30pm — 8 Comments

Emphasizing Huqooq-ul-Ibad (Rights of Others) in Ramadan



Muslims around the world have begun observing the holy month of Ramadan with long hours of fasting during daylight and by flocking to the mosques everywhere for taraveeh (extra prayers) after sundown. The imams are delivering khutbas and making television presentations on the blessings of Ramadan and emphasizing extra rewards for praying during the month. Meanwhile, the Taliban have refused to agree to a ceasefire by claiming that the “reward of fighting is much higher…
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Added by Riaz Haq on July 10, 2013 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

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    According Sindhi News site onlineindusnews.com have in Sindhi language, news updates, give reports and  awareness to you and present the world news for you. Its news site team…

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    Posted by Sobia Anjum on August 24, 2019 at 4:14am

    Pakistan ranks 4th among world's fastest growing freelance market with 47pc growth

    Pakistan has been ranked as 4th fastest growing freelance market with 47% growth in freelance earning during the second quarter as compared to the same period of last year.

    According to the global payment platform Payoneer’s Global Gig Economy Index, published in Forbes, Pakistan was among the top freelance markets leaving…

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