October 2019 Blog Posts (13)

Pakistani-Americans Among Top 5 Upwardly Mobile Groups in the United States

A recent study shows that Pakistani-Americans are among 5 most upwardly mobile groups in the United States. Other top most upwardly groups are Chinese-Americans from Hong Kong, Taiwan and People's Republic of China and Indian-Americans.

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Added by Riaz Haq on October 29, 2019 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Karachi's New Port Terminal Wins "Container Terminal of the Year" Award

Karachi's SAPT (South Asia Port Terminal) Automatic Container Yard and Housing Project is one of 18 winners of "Year in Infrastructure 2019" awards announced by Bentley Systems.…

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Added by Riaz Haq on October 28, 2019 at 9:12pm — 1 Comment

Karachi's Bahria Town Private City is Bigger Than San Francisco

Karachi's Bahria Town being built on the outskirts of Pakistan's financial capital is among the world's largest privately developed and managed cities.  It is spread over an area of a little over 70 square miles, larger than the 49 square miles area of San Francisco. When completed, Bahria Town will house over a million people, more than the entire population of San Francisco.…

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Added by Riaz Haq on October 22, 2019 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Truth is Lived Not Taught

Hermann Karl Hesse was a German born poet, author and painter. He believed that the deity is within a person, not in books or ideas. Almost all of his works explored an individual’s search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality. He acknowledged publicly that the truth must be experienced, not just taught. His books included Siddhartha,…
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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 21, 2019 at 4:30am — No Comments

Atoms Shoes: Young Pakistani Couple's Startup Gets $8.1 Million in Series A

Atoms shoes, founded by a young Pakistani couple, has attracted $8.1 million investment, according to media reports. Atoms' investors include Silicon Valley based venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins and Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian.  It's the latest success in the…

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Added by Riaz Haq on October 19, 2019 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Pakistani Journalist Sohail Warraich in Silicon Valley

I had a chance to meet well-known Pakistani journalist Sohail Warraich recently during his visit to Silicon Valley. He was here to record an interview with successful Pakistani-American entrepreneur Osman Rashid, founder of Chegg and Kno.

Sohail Warraich is a senior journalist and…

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Added by Riaz Haq on October 17, 2019 at 9:00pm — 9 Comments

Doctors strike continues on 3rd day in Punjab



Doctors protest against Medical Teaching Institutions (MTI) act is continued on third day in all over Punjab, today (on Saturday).…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 12, 2019 at 4:54am — No Comments

Invest in Pakistan Summit: Can Pakistan Benefit From US-China Tech War?

About 200 Pakistani-American and other American investors met at Invest in Pakistan Summit in Silicon Valley on October 3, 2019 at San Jose Sheraton. It was hosted by the Pakistan Embassy in Washington DC. One of the sessions I found interesting dealt with the opportunities presented to Pakistan by US-China technology war sparked by US…

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Added by Riaz Haq on October 11, 2019 at 8:00am — 20 Comments

Trump's Straight Talk Angers US Establishment

President Donald Trump has made a habit of telling truths that drive the United States establishment crazy. For example, he told Russian officials in a White House meeting in 2017 that he was not concerned about Russian interference in 2016 US elections because the United States did the same in other countries' elections, according to media reports. In a 2017 Super Bowl Sunday interview with Trump, Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly authoritatively declared Russian President Vladimir “Putin’s a…

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Added by Riaz Haq on October 9, 2019 at 7:53pm — 2 Comments

Four more patients died owing to dengue, death toll climbs to 35 across country

Four more patients were lost their lives owing to dengue, the number of deaths rises to 35 this year across the country, out of them 29 from Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

As per details, three fatalities were reported from Holy Family Hospital (HFH) in the garrison city, and another death reported from Karachi Layari's General…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 2, 2019 at 4:00am — No Comments

Foreign funding case: SBP informs scrutiny committee about 23 PTI accounts

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday has conducted hearing of the foreign funding case against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) after 18 months.



During the hearing of the Foreign Funding Case in the Election Commission, it was informed that the State Bank had informed the Scrutiny Committee about 23 PTI…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 1, 2019 at 5:33am — No Comments

Kashmir solidarity rally held in Finland



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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 1, 2019 at 5:00am — No Comments

Ban on use of plastic bags implemented in Sindh from today

The ban on the use of plastic bags has implemented in Sindh from today, after the provincial government issued a notification.



The Sindh Chief Minister’s adviser on Law, Environment, Climate Change & Costal Development, Murtaza Wahab said, the production, sale and usage of plastic bags is a crime under the environmental laws of the…

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Added by Sobia Anjum on October 1, 2019 at 4:27am — No Comments

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    Nawaz Sharif's Anti-Military Rhetoric; Moeed Yusuf on Indian Sponsored Terror in Pakistan

    Former Prime Minister Mr. Nawaz Sharif has alleged that the Pakistan Army Chief and the ISI leader orchestrated his conviction on corruption charges and his subsequent ouster. In a clear departure from prior allegations against "the establishment", Mr. Sharif has named names of the chiefs of the Army and the ISI in his anti-military address over the telephone from London to a joint opposition rally in Gujranwala. Where does he go from here? Is he following in the footsteps of MQM founder…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on October 19, 2020 at 1:50pm

    Ex Treasury Sec Summers: US Would Have Saved $10 Trillion If We Handled COVID Pandemic Like Pakistan

    Speaking with Fareed Zakaria on US cable news network CNN, former US Secretary of the Treasury Lawrence Summers told Zakaria's audience that "if the US had handled the pandemic as well as Pakistan,  we would have saved around $10 trillion ". 

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on October 18, 2020 at 9:00am

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