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August 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Reinventing the Toilet to End Open Defecation in South Asia

A team headed by Professor Sohail Khan, a British Pakistani researcher at Loughborough

University
, won $60,000 second place prize for developing a

toilet that converts human waste into biological charcoal, which

can be burned, and clean water. The prize was announced on August 14, Pakistan's…

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Added by Riaz Haq on August 18, 2012 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Celebrating Upward Mobility on Pakistan's 66th Independence Day

Pakistan has continued to offer much greater upward economic and social mobility

to its citizens than neighboring India over the last… Continue

Added by Riaz Haq on August 13, 2012 at 6:30pm — 9 Comments

Record Auto Profits and Sales in Pakistan

Indus Motor Company earned Rs. 4.3 billion in net income on sales of Rs. 75 billion in 2011-12, representing an increase 57% in net income and 25% in total revenue over previous year. The company that is 37.5% owned by Japan’s Toyota Motors sold over 55,000 cars during the financial year that ended on June 30, 2012, its highest ever for a single year. Both revenues and profits were the highest in the company’s history in Pakistan, according to…

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Added by Riaz Haq on August 10, 2012 at 10:00pm — 10 Comments

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    Apple CEO warns Trump about China tariffs, Samsung competition

    President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had spoken with Apple Inc’s Chief Executive Tim Cook about the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. 

    Trump said Cook “made a good case” that tariffs could hurt Apple, given that Samsung’s products…

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    Posted by Sobia Anjum on August 19, 2019 at 2:51am

    Indian Occupied Kashmir Under Total Extended Lockdown On Eid ul Azha

    Indian military has kept Occupied Kashmir under extended and inhumane lockdown on the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha to prevent protests against New Delhi's reckless decision to scrap Article 370 of the Indian Constitution. The lockdown is being enforced by over 700,000 Indian troops deployed in Jammu and Kashmir.  People are imprisoned in their homes for several days in a row. There…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on August 12, 2019 at 5:38pm

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