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July 2019 Blog Posts (6)

Trump Vows to At Least Quadruple US-Pakistan Trade

Talking with the media during Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit to the White House on July 22, 2019, US President Donald Trump said the United States “have a fantastic trade relationship (with Pakistan). I don’t mean we’ll increase it by 20 per cent. I mean, I think we can quadruple it. I think it could go — I mean, literally, it sounds crazy —…

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 31, 2019 at 7:30pm — 17 Comments

Imran Khan's Historic Washington Rally: The Largest Ever For a Visiting Foreign Leader

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's rally drew nearly 30,000 Pakistani-Americans to Capital One Arena on Sunday, July 21, 2019. It was the largest ever public gathering of any diaspora to welcome a foreign visiting leader in the United States. Earlier record of 18,000 was set by Indian Prime Minister Narendra …

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 27, 2019 at 9:30pm — 16 Comments

Algorithm: Origins of Artificial Intelligence in Islamic Golden Age

When Gmail completes your sentences or Netflix offers you recommendations for movies to watch, do you wonder where it all came from? Do you know how airplanes fly or autonomous vehicles drive on auto-pilot? What algorithms are used to make it happen? Who made these possible? Where did the word "algorithm" come from? Have you heard of Mohammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi?

Al-Khwarizmi:

The word algorithm comes from Muhammad al-Khwarizmi, the name of a Muslim…

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 15, 2019 at 9:00pm — 4 Comments

PM Imran Khan Meets President Trump Amid Improving US-Pakistan Ties

How much have US-Pakistan ties improved since President Trump's "lies and deceit" tweet on Pakistan? Has Trump completely abandoned the tough Pakistan policy recommended by the 2017 Husain Haqqani-Lisa Curtis paper? What do the US actions such as backing Pakistan's IMF bailout and BLA terror…

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 14, 2019 at 8:40pm — 7 Comments

Pakistan Digital Media Advertising Growth Among World's Fastest

Rapid growth of broadband access in Pakistan is changing the country's media landscape. Digital advertising revenue is forecast to grow by 32% in 2019 to Rs. 10.8 billion ($103 million), 12% of total national advertising revenue (NAR), according to Magna Advertising. Digital marketing expert Lars Anthonisen believes Pakistan is quickly becoming a "…

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 11, 2019 at 7:31pm — 1 Comment

Pakistan Ramps Up Nuclear Power to Boost Low-Carbon Electric Power

Construction of 1,100 MW nuclear power reactor K2 unit in Karachi has been completed by China National Nuclear Corporation, according to media reports. A similar reactor unit K3 will add another 1,100 MW of nuclear power to the grid, bringing the total nuclear power installed capacity of…

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Added by Riaz Haq on July 6, 2019 at 5:30pm — 9 Comments

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    20-year-old Pakistani girl ties the knot with 49-year-old Chinese man

    A 20-year-old Pakistani girl married a 49-year-old Chinese man and changed her love three years ago with all ages. 

    Wang Shinqai, a Chinese and Pakistani girl Samreen, worked together in the same factory, and they both chose each other as their live partner.  

    Samreen and Wang Shinqai tied the knot on September 3 in…

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    Posted by Sobia Anjum on September 23, 2019 at 3:18am

    Drone Swarms: Saudi Oil Fields Attack Shows Their Destructive Power

    Dozens of cheap drones were deployed against Abqaiq and Khurais oil fields to cut Saudi Aramco's production by half, according to multiple media reports. Saudi and US officials have blamed Iran for the destructive hit. This is the first time that cheap drone swarms loaded with explosives have dodged sophisticated air defense systems to hit critical infrastructure targets in the history of warfare.  And it is not likely to be the last time as more nations and non-state terror groups are…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on September 22, 2019 at 8:30pm

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