PIA recently introduced new livery recently. Livery shots can be seen Here – Here and Here. There is even the word “Pakistan” inscribed on the under-carriage. I think the new livery is much better than the Euro-White we had going before. Kudos to PIA.
This Article on General Kayani originally was published in Times of India by Indrani Bagchi. It is a very well written article and gives a rare insight to the man at the helm of affairs of this country. GENERAL IN THE ‘HOOD’ Indrani Bagchi, TOI Crest, Mar 20, 2010, 10.33am IST Those who know him […]
The Supreme Court of Pakistan released the NRO (National Reconciliation Ordinance) 2007 Detailed Judgement in which it struck down the controversial NRO law. The complete judgement can be downloaded from here (NRO Detailed Judgement) [6.2MB – PDF File]
I’ve always advocated, that the progress of any nation can be gauged by the efficiency and adaptation of technology by its shipping and courier companies. With the mobile / Internet age now at high-noon, how are our shipping companies fairing up? Let me start reverse, the best out there is TCS, then perhaps OCS and […]
While so much emphasis has been stressed on the bad mortgages and home-loans, another wave of bad loans is coming. Before I elaborate, let me quickly summarize. There was excess liquidity in the market, money was made available to almost anyone, people started getting 2nd and 3rd mortgages (when they really could not afford more […]
As we plan to have (InshahAllah) various small data-center locations all over Pakistan, there arose a question as to what to name them? In the West, datacenters have a very tech name associated with them, like Digital Realty, Equinix’s IBX (Internet Business Exchange), Datamart, Databank, etc. We wanted to be different. Not just for the […]
Every now and then – I like to buy ‘things’ from abroad. Sometimes it is books, but most of the time it is hobby or computer parts related. Of late we have been sourcing equipment for the data center. Having servers, routers, parts, accessories, cables, drives, processors, switches, firewalls, power plugs, etc. picked up from […]
A few days ago, I embarked on my annual routine of writing to Ebay and PayPal – asking them why their services are not being offered in Pakistan? I have been doing this for a couple of years now. This year, I decided to write a letter and write to the very top, i.e. the […]