Archive for August, 2013

by / on August 27, 2013 at 1:49 pm / in featured, LOVE

True love never dies !

Harold and Ruth Knapke died in their shared room on Aug. 11, days before their 66th anniversary, The Dayton Daily News reported.True love , they say never dies !   He was 91, she was 89. Their daughters said they believe their father willed himself to stay by his wife’s side despite failing health until they could take the next […]

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by / on August 26, 2013 at 2:46 pm / in featured, POETRY

Ahmad Faraz

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by / on August 20, 2013 at 1:57 pm / in featured, MUSIC

The Day The Music Died !

By Zeeshan Parwez Masood Bhai (Ahmad Paracha) has passed away. For those of you who didn’t know him, he ran a music store in Peshawar called TeenBeat. Since the last 3 decades, he provided music to countless people in Peshawar. Yes, he had the best music selection in the form of vintage LPs, tapes and CDs. His knowledge in music […]

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by / on August 16, 2013 at 1:52 pm / in featured, MUSIC

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s 16h death anniversary

The 16th death anniversary of internationally renowned late Pakistani singer and musician Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is being observed today (Friday).   Ustad Nusrat Fateh who was primarily a singer of Qawwali‚ was born on October 13‚ 1948 in Faisalabad. He was popularly known as “Shahenshah-e-Qawwali”.   The fame and reputation he got from all over the world is exemplary. […]

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by / on August 15, 2013 at 12:27 pm / in featured, MOVIES

Shahid Afridi enraged over Main Houn Afridi

  Shahid Afridi Wednesday demanded that the producers of a film about a boy emulating his rise to stardom cut an “obscene” scene which he fears could damage his image.   The big-hitting all-rounder had given his blessing to “Main Houn Afridi” (“I am Afridi”) but is now worried it may lead young viewers astray.   The $1 million Pakistan-made […]

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by / on August 12, 2013 at 1:34 pm / in GENERAL, TECHNOLOGY

“Google chromecast, leapfrogging the competition!”

Asad Mustafa kahlon Technology is a bliss, is an old adage that is manifested every now and then in our ‘on the go’ lifestyles. In a cut throat competition, Google Chromecast has come to the fore to out smart its (apparant) rival, the Apple Tv. All tech savvy mavens who want an enhanced digital content screening experience on their television […]

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by / on August 7, 2013 at 12:39 pm / in featured, GENERAL

‘Burka Avenger’ set to go global

 Pakistan’s new cartoon superhero who fights bad guys disguised in a flowing black burka is set to go global, her creator told AFP, with plans afoot to broadcast the show in 60 countries.   The Urdu-language animation “Burka Avenger”, showing the adventures of a mild-mannered teacher who uses her superpowers to fight local gangsters trying to close down the girls’ […]

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by / on August 2, 2013 at 2:08 pm / in featured, TECHNOLOGY

Facebook lets users showcase posts on other websites

Facebook on Wednesday began letting people share social network posts at blogs or other spots on the Internet.   An Embedded Posts feature being tested out at CNN, Huffington Post, Bleacher Report, PEOPLE and Mashable websites lets Facebook members broadcast posts in real-time to broader online audiences.   “We are beginning to roll out Embedded Posts to make it possible […]

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by / on August 1, 2013 at 4:10 pm / in featured, MUSIC

Gaga Goes Gaga

(July 12), Gaga revealed that ‘ARTPOP’ will be released as part of an app on November 11. According to the statement, “the app itself is a musical and visual engineering system that combines music, art, fashion and technology with a new interactive world-wide community”. To promote ArtPop she has shared the risque promo image for her new album ‘ARTPOP’ on twitter […]

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by / on August 1, 2013 at 3:18 pm / in featured, GENERAL

Smell at your own risk ‘Amorphophallus titanum

Amorphophallus titanum .the huge, rare and famously putrid Indonesian flower is blooming for one day Wednesday, spreading its stench across the University of California, Santa Barbara. The university said in a statement that the flower “smells like a cross between rotting flesh and  cheese,” and the greenhouse where it’s unfurling its blossom is open to members of the public who […]

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