The Tameer-e-School project (TSP) is an initiative of the Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa (KP) govt for the rehabilitation of public schools in the province.
I first heard about it in a radio advert and so I decided to check out their website. I was pleasantly surprised to see the site load so quickly :). It’s a rarity to see any Pakistani govt site load quickly and this was a nice exception. It also made me explore the site a bit more. Continue reading
I’ve only recently developed an interest in following trends in technology, particularly the software side. I read scores of articles everyday about new apps and new research. At times I come across services that I wish were available in Pakistan too (like Yelp). Continue reading
We’ve all heard about Shariah compliant products, stocks, credit-cards, but what is a Shariah compliant hotel apartment? When I first heard about this on radio I was confused and thought I’d look through the internet to find out and here’s what I found. Continue reading
Did you know that almost two thirds of the world does not have access to the internet? Did you also know that Google has been working on changing that? If you didn’t, then say hello to Project Loon. Continue reading
Here’s the latest snapshot of social media statistics in Pakistan as of January 2014. Continue reading
I’m not sure how many of us are aware of the Net Freedom Case or more popularly, the Youtube case that’s ongoing in Pakistan. The case has been filed by Bytes for All, a non-profit organization that works towards securing digital rights and freedom of expression in Pakistan. The focus of the organization is on protection of human rights with respect to how they can be violated by the use of technology. Continue reading
I’d been meaning to read up on the Polio virus and how often one should get their child vaccinated for it. Here is some very useful information I found on BabyCenter India’s website. Continue reading
Absolutely essential for any product is its story; the tale that can compel people to buy it.