Tuesday, January 23, 2007

China Mobile connects to Pakistan

The first cross-border acquisition by China Mobile Communications sees it value Millicom's Pakistan telecom business at $460 million. China Mobile Communications is making its first cross-border acquisition, buying Paktel in Pakistan at an enterprise value of $460 million. It will pay Millicom of Sweden - which owns 88.86% of Paktel – a cash consideration of $284 million. The deal has been concluded in almost record time since Millicom announced it in November last year. Read Full Story

Monday, January 22, 2007

My New Colleagues !!!!!!!!!!!!!

After Successful completion of SMART Project, Population Council/ Pakistan, Islamabad organized a Dissemination Seminar on Marriott Islamabad. Participants of the project are happy after receiving shields from Country Director, PC Mrs. Zeb A. Sathar

Friday, January 19, 2007

Police stations in Islamabad to be electronically inter-linked

ISLAMABAD: All police, traffic, security and Rescue 15 stations in Islamabad will soon be inter-linked by software under a project titled ‘the e-Enablement of the Islamabad police’. Source: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2007%5C01%5C19%5Cstory_19-1-2007_pg11_4

Chinese missile destroys satellite in space

By Toby Harnden and Alex Massie in Washington Last Updated: 2:30am GMT 19/01/2007 The prospect of "Star Wars" between China and the West loomed last night after Beijing used a ballistic missile to destroy a satellite in space. The missile, which hit a 4ft-wide obsolete Chinese weather satellite 530 miles above the Earth, is thought to have been launched from the Xichang space centre in -China's Sichuan province. Read Full Story

Thursday, January 18, 2007

Disturbing picture!!!

The Lahore marathon is a sports event, which should only be projected as such. It does not symbolise or project an image of `enlightened moderation`, as the president or the Punjab chief minister were trying to claim. Pakistan`s so-called liberal honeymoon with a dictator does not seem to have ended. Read Full Story

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

War on Children in America . . . More Dangerous Than Iraqi War

January 17, 2007 Kaye Grogan Let’s forget about the Iraqi war for a few minutes and concentrate on the sexual war here in America that has targeted our children as innocent victims. Every single day sickening reports emerge of missing and murdered children-- as sexual assaults by teachers, coaches, strangers, and sometimes by the clergy and family members-- make headlines. But what is more sickening to stomach is the little pat on the wrist many predators are receiving by many judges who are allowing them back out on the streets to stalk and molest their next victim/victims--as if this practice should be accepted or tolerated. See Full Storry

Monday, January 08, 2007

Islamabad`s graveyards for VIPs!

Islamabad, Jan 08: Pakistan capital has another first to its credit -- a graveyard for its VIPs. Islamabad's 'status' conscious has made sure that there is a final resting place for their near and dear ones -- a prime location facing the Margalla Hills. Full Story