Afghanistan – behind the garish war narrative

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VISA to launch mobile service next year

Visa Inc, a global payments technology provider, is expected to launch its own mobile financial services (MFS) platform in Pakistan next year, according to Kamil Khan, Visa’s Country Manager for Pakistan and Afghanistan.

The players already operating in the mobile banking segment will be attached to Visa card, Khan told a group of journalists at . . . → Read More: VISA to launch mobile service next year

Women’s role in reviving Rwanda

With so many men killed in the 1994 genocide, women have been at the forefront of the African country’s recovery, taking on new business and political roles.

Are we addicts of violence and aggression?

Hangout # 2 – Why Are We Addicted To Violence?

Sheikh Waqas speech against “sipah sahaba” Mullahs

An extremely powerful speech by a Pakistani Politician against religious extremists and hypocrites pretending to be saviors of Islam and Pakistan.

Historical insight into Pakistan’s elections

Dear U.S, this Government is our Problem. Not yours

Gilani must have resigned on moral grounds, true.

But why should an American journalist make him ‘look her in the eye’ and state there is ‘enough’ evidence to suggest that the al-Qaeda leader is in Pakistan?

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The unseen Pakistan

This is a really great video on the other face of Pakistan, not the bad side. Hope you take the time to watch it.

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“Ultimate Dog tease” -the most watched YouTube video in 2011

An owner teasing its dog on YouTube has become the most-watched viral video of 2011, a media report said Tuesday.

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SoftBot- the flexible robot

Most robots are built rigid and will break under strain–their durability and resilience is more or less dictated by the amount of stress their material components can withstand before breaking down. But a soft robot–one that lacks a rigid structure–could do all sorts of things, like change its shape and method of movement or survive unique . . . → Read More: SoftBot- the flexible robot