December 2007 Blog Posts (4)

Ham ney dekha hai baharo mey chaman ko jaltey!

And the most expected happen again, irrespective of all the political & ideological differences, the assassination of Benazir Bhutto is without a doubt a national tragedy. By in large it’s a great set back & very critical situation for the whole nation. Apart from the severity of this tragedy, the after math & nation wide reaction of people is extremely crucial. All the grief, rage & violent reaction of concerned people is quite…

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Added by khalid Hassan on December 27, 2007 at 8:16pm — 1 Comment

Engineer? An Expensive $50K Monkey?

Here's a joke from my friend Ramzan Khetani, EE Class of 1974. I'd like to share it with you. Hope you like it.



AutoCAD Monkey: A tourist walked into a pet shop and was looking at the animals on display. While he was there, another customer walked in and said to the shopkeeper, "I'll have an…
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Added by Riaz Haq on December 17, 2007 at 10:06am — No Comments

The Unitended Consequence of Charlie Wilson's War

The soon-to-be-released Hollywood movie "Charlie Wilson's War"

tells the story of behind-the-scene activities that led to the massive

CIA backing of the Afghan resistance against the Soviets in the 1980s.

Based on a book of the same title by late George Crile, it focuses on

the efforts of a "scandal-prone, womanizing" US Congressman Charlie

Wilson and "out-of-favor, blue-collar" CIA operative Gust Avrokotos who

both… Continue

Added by Riaz Haq on December 16, 2007 at 10:35am — No Comments

Frontiers of Information Technology Conference FIT 2007 in Islamabad Dec 17-18, 2007

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology is organizing the 5th International Workshop on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT 2007) on

December 17-18 at Marriott Hotel Islamabad, Pakistan. This workshop is

sponsored by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and Pakistan

Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL).







Since its inception in 2003, the International Workshop on…

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Added by Riaz Haq on December 9, 2007 at 4:51pm — 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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    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 ". 

    Ex US Treasury…
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