Tag Archive for pakistan

Wasim Akram Expects Pakistan to Flourish Under Dav Whatmore

Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram believes that Pakistan cricket will head towards a bright future under coach Dav Whatmore, but also believes that Mohsin Khan’s contribution towards the team shouldn’t be underestimated. After a lot of deliberation, the PCB has finally decided to appoint Aussie Dav Whatmore, and Englishman Julien Fountain, as head coach and…

Pakistani Samina Baig Makes History in Mountaineering

Samina Baig Pakistani Mountaineer

    Sameena Baig, born in a small village, Shimshal, in Pakistan’s Hunza Valley set a new precedent for the role of women in her native society when she became the first female mountaineer from her country to climb the previously unconquered Chashkin Sar (6,400m) peak. Knowzzle brings for you a visual account of this…

Pakistan Roots for Sharmeen at the Oscars

The Pakistani media reflected the public sentiment of pride and excitement when the news first came out that a Pakistani documentarian, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy had been nominated for the Oscars. This is the first time that a Pakistani has been nominated for Hollywood’s most esteemed trophy. Chinoy’s nomination is credited to her work ‘Saving Face’,…

Top 10 Medical Universities in Pakistan: 2012

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced the ranking of Pakistani universities on the basis of quality teaching and research, during a press conference held on 23rd February. Following is a list of top ten best ranked medical universities in Pakistan: 1. Aga Khan University Teaching Quality: 33.73 QA Criteria: 10 Research: 18.96 Total Score: 63 Click on the picture to visit Homepage…

Is it Time for the Pakistani Premier to Head Home?

The path to democracy has never been easy for Pakistan. In its 64 years of existence, only one democratically elected Parliament has completed its complete tenure of five years and even that government witnessed change in premiership three times. The current government led by Pakistan People’s Party came into power in 2008 and since then…

Top 5 Deadliest Weapons

Here is a list of the Top 5 Deadliest Weapons!! Some of these have been used in wars as well. 1.     The AC-130 Aerial Gunship This heavily-armed ground attack aircraft with side-firing weapons incorporated with sensors, navigation and fire control systems is one of the deadliest weapons ever invented.  It consists of a television sensor…

Edhi – He Only Knows of Humanity!!

Edhi

(video courtesy of Black Box sounds, the parent company of Knowzzle.com) With wealth comes huge responsibility but for some money doesn’t hinder any of their plans to serve humanity, be it on a small scale or a larger platform. There have been and are many people working for betterment of humanity nationwide but surely there…

Pakistan Vows to Press Ahead With Iran Pipeline Deal

Asif Ali Zardari the President of Pakistan has vowed to press ahead with the proposed gas pipeline project with Iran despite American warning of sanctions against Iran saying that Islamabad’s relations with Tehran won’t be undermined by any international pressure. Asif Ali Zardari made the comments alongside Iranian President Mahmood Ahmedinejad who is facing severe…

Pakistan Military Develops the World’s Cheapest Tablet

Pakistani military’s ever growing commercial empire has now developed an indigenously produced iPad called PacPad at Kamra Air Force Complex. This device that runs on Android 2.3, an operating system made by Google will be available for $200 – making it the cheapest tablet available in the market. Not only is the device cheaper than…

Osama bin Laden’s Last Hideout Being Demolished

As reported by a local newspaper in Pakistan, the last hideout of dead al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is being demolished. Earlier heavy machinery was brought into the garrison town of Abbottabad and work on demolition of the compound was later commenced. All routes leading up to the deceased terrorist leader’s final hiding place have been sealed…

Pakistan Celebrates its First Oscar Win

Most urban Pakistanis woke up to the news of Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy bringing home the first Oscar to Pakistan. Needless to say the news spread like wild-fire across the country providing an excuse to the people of this terrorism marred South Asian nation with a reason to celebrate. The Pakistani documentary ‘Saving Face’ produced by…

Top 10 Universities in Pakistan: 2012

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced the ranking of Pakistani universities on the basis of quality teaching and research, during a press conference held on 23rd February. Following is a list of overall top 10 universities in Pakistan: 1. Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad Click on the picture to visit Homepage _______________________________________________________________ 2. Pakistan Institute of Engineering…

Top 10 Engineering Universities in Pakistan: 2012

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced the ranking of Pakistani engineering universities on the basis of quality teaching and research, during a press conference held on 23rd February. Following is a list of top ten best ranked engineering universities in Pakistan: 1. Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences Teaching Quality: 36.51 QA Criteria: 17 Research: 28.27 Total Score: 82 Click on the picture to visit homepage…