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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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    Posted by Riaz Haq on December 10, 2019 at 12:00pm

    AdAsia 2019: Asia's Biggest Advertising Industry Conference in Lahore, Pakistan

    On December 2, 3, 4 and 5, 2019,  Pakistan played host to AdAsia 2019 after a gap of 30 years. It is the largest and most prestigious advertising industry conference in Asia – organized bi-annually by the Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA). It drew attendees from all over the world to Lahore, Pakistan.  This conference has taken place at a time when Pakistan's 88 billion rupee media industry is in the midst of a major shakeout after a long period of rapid double-digit growth…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on December 8, 2019 at 4:03pm

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