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Bushism

It is hard to imagine, but George Bush has an amazing knack of creating humor in the most unsual ways.. Here are some of his funniest quotes:



  • "I heard somebody say, 'Where's (Nelson) Mandela?' Well, Mandela's dead. Because Saddam killed all the Mandelas." --George W. Bush, on the former South African president, who is still very much alive, Washington, D.C., Sept. 20, 2007
  • "The same folks that are bombing innocent people in Iraq were the ones who attacked us in…
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Added by Naveed Khan on October 6, 2007 at 10:53am — No Comments

Dawn of Space Age: Sputnik I launched Oct 4, 1957

Russians shocked Americans 50 years ago today by being first in space. The fear of Russian ascendancy and worries about Americans being left behind in Science and Technology goaded US government and people into action and US put a man on the moon in 1969.



Here's a report on Sputnik's launch in InformationWeek:



The space race began 50 years ago this week when the U.S.S.R. launched Sputnik…
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Added by Riaz Haq on October 3, 2007 at 6:59pm — No Comments

Alan Greenspan on Iraq and China

Former US Federal Reserve Chief Alan Greenspan has been promoting his book

"The Age of Turbulence" for the last couple of weeks. Among other

things, he is talking about his reasons for supporting the Iraq

invasion and his assessment that the Chinese stock market is a bubble

waiting to burst. On the question of his support for Iraq invasion, he

explains that he was convinced Saddam Husain would block the Strait of

Hormuz if not removed from power and that would have… Continue

Added by Riaz Haq on October 2, 2007 at 9:19am — 1 Comment

Difference

Like any other A-1 or A grader, i had the same dreams n thoughts when i entered NED... Dont know if you all wud agree wid me but i thought that ok its like a dream come true!! Lucky ppl get to join or avail such opportunities...but after joining i met different ppl from different backgrounds...some tried to work really hard 2 get on top...the others just had other means to do so...

Anyways...coming back to my topic...justed wanted to ask what difference have u observed in urself after…

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Added by Maleeha Syed on September 30, 2007 at 2:52am — 3 Comments

Gone with the wind!

AOA friends! Its amazing that so many years has passed by but still it doesn't feel like. I am not sure about you guys but to me those days were the best of the best & the worst of the worst. Living that carefree life with almost no money in the pocket but still enjoying every minute of it. Tutoring other kids in tuition centers & pretend like "Man (Sir) with all the answers" & struggling in our own…

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Added by khalid Hassan on September 29, 2007 at 10:26pm — No Comments

A Poem by Rumi

Come, come, whoever you are.

Wonderer, worshipper, lover of leaving.

It doesn't matter.

Ours is not a caravan of…

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Added by Riaz Haq on September 28, 2007 at 9:21pm — No Comments

Zero Point

"Zero Point" by Javed Chaudhry used to be a must read column for me on Jang's web site. Couple of years ago, Jang stopped publishing his columns and i often wondered where he went. Recently, i discovered his columns on online edition of Daily Express. Apparently, he joined Daily Express and is regulary writing for them.



Javed…
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Added by Naveed Khan on September 28, 2007 at 6:57pm — 3 Comments

kisi Roz

Urhne do in parindon ko azaad fiza main

tumahre honge aggr laut ke ayenge kisi roz

Added by stylishscorpion on September 27, 2007 at 8:43pm — No Comments

NEDians Convention 2007 Organizers speak to Pakistan Link's Ras Siddiqui

NED Alumni Convention 2007
Aug 30, 2007




The NED University of Engineering and Technology in Karachi has a special place in the hearts and minds of thousands of its Alumni worldwide. This is certainly true of Pakistani-Americans graduates of this

esteemed…

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Added by Riaz Haq on September 27, 2007 at 12:28pm — No Comments

mere humsafar!!!

meRE hUmSaFeR!!!!!



wo jo aik rishta-e-dard tha

mere naam ka tere naam se

teri suboh ka meri shaam se

sar-e-rahguzar hai para hua

wohi khwab-e-jaan

usee rakht-e-jaan ko samait tey

usee khwab-e-jaan ko sambhaltey

mere rastey kai raston main ulajh gaye

wo chiragh jo mere sath they sabhhee bujh gaye

kisi aur manzil-e-benishaan ke

ghubaar-e-rah main wo kho gaye



MeRe hUmSaFeR!!!

tUjHe kyA kHaBeR!!!



ye jo waqt hai

hai…
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Added by stylishscorpion on September 26, 2007 at 2:29am — No Comments

Training for excellence!!



lft to rgt: umair, hasan(me), Usman(trainer), faisal, danish, rashid(back)…

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Added by Hasan Rizvi on September 25, 2007 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Pakistan poised for key role in innovation economy

Faruq Ahmad is a friend of NEDians who recently attended NEDians Convention 2007. He wrote the following piece for San Jose Mercury News, the largest-circulation daily newspaper in Silicon Valley, CA

It's reproduced as follows:

Pakistan poised for key role in the innovation economy
By Faruq Ahmad

San Jose Mercury News
Article Launched:09/21/2007 01:36:48 AM PDT…
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Added by Riaz Haq on September 25, 2007 at 6:39am — 1 Comment

ek khawab

bazoun pe sar ho tmhara bandhay hon hath merey

neegaheein hon fa'lak pe aur tum paas ho mereey

bandhay hon hath = head lying on both hands with cross fingers

Added by M Zeeshan Shakir on September 25, 2007 at 1:54am — No Comments

chand

ye chand tu maqsad hai tumharey aur merey ta'luq ka

tum iss ko deekha kerna mein tum ko dkehoon ga

Added by M Zeeshan Shakir on September 24, 2007 at 2:41pm — No Comments

yaad

raat yuunn dil mein teri khoi hoi yaad aii

jasey werane mein chupke se bahar ajaye

jasey sehraon mein holey se chale bade naseem

jasey beemaar ko bewajhe qarar ajayeee

Added by M Zeeshan Shakir on September 24, 2007 at 2:35pm — 2 Comments

ek sher

aeena dekhtey hain woo chupkeey se bar bar

aur yeh bhi dekhtey hain key koi dekhta na ho

Added by M Zeeshan Shakir on September 24, 2007 at 2:31pm — No Comments

I have a blog .. yeah

http://shahidusman.blogspot.com

nothing much there, som of my favourite Alif Noon episodes.

check it out.

Added by Shahid Usman on September 22, 2007 at 12:43am — No Comments

NEDian Rehan Jalil highlighted in Wall Street Journal

At the NEDIans Convention 2007, Rehan Jalil was recognized by Silicon Valley NEDians for enhancing NED's image & perception in the world of technology and business.

This week, Sept 18 issue of Wall Street Journal highlights NEDian Rehan Jali's company Wichorus as follows:

Rehan Jalil founded his wireless-broadband company WiChorus Inc. two years ago and based it here in the heart of Silicon Valley. But when it actually starts selling its gear to phone companies next…

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Added by Riaz Haq on September 21, 2007 at 7:48pm — No Comments

Joining NEDians worlwide

It is a thrill to be part of this group.

Added by Amin Vahidy on September 14, 2007 at 7:58am — No Comments

NEDians Convention 2007

NED Alumni Convention 2007 organized by Silicon Valley NEDians in Santa Clara and San Jose was a great success with about 400 people in attendance. There were two keynote speakers, three panel discussions, and evening banquet followed by stand-up comedy and music entertainment. For more this please visit NED Nama, the Nedians blog.

Riaz Haq

Added by Riaz Haq on September 13, 2007 at 3:40pm — No Comments

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