Crucial documents on various aspects of organising Commonwealth Games have gone missing from the organising committee headquarters. It now turns out that the video footage of the meeting of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth Games Federation, held here on October 12, 2009, too have been badly edited, and crucial pieces of information hacked.
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The reason why sometimes newspapers triumph over news channels is because of factual correctness and attention to detail.
In a bid to be the first one to ‘break’ news — the primary motto after truth, of course — TV channels often get it wrong. And since the channels are the first ones to provide information, . . . → Read More: With great power comes great responsibility
Server overloads and a bug in Skype for Windows caused the two-day outage for the net phone firm
Details of what caused the service to be unusable for millions of users prior to Christmas have been posted on the firm’s blog.
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Pakistan Navy successfully test-fires SAM missiles from Sonmiani on Dec 27, 2010.
Missiles have fire-and-forget capabilities; added fragile infra-red head; can target high speed aircraft and UAVs.
The new style guidebook, “Culture Shock! Pakistan,” written by Zafar Ihsan and Karin Mittmann, tells visitors how to respond when faced with expected culture shock in Pakistan.
First published in 1991, it was received with mixed feelings both inside and outside the country. Call it an aftershock, the book has been published and republished many . . . → Read More: Culture Shock Pakistan: A ‘mem-sahib’ view