PTCL – Phone n Net

PTCL ( Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited) has launched a metered Internet Service at Rs. 0.10 Paisas/minute nationwide on its land-line network. User simply connects by plugging PTCL telephone line into his/her computer’s modems, login to a generic account with ID “ptcl” & Password “ptcl” , using dial-up access number “13177777“.

The billing appears on regular telephone utility bills distributed on a monthly basis to PTCL subscribers. This service is available in provincial capitals at the moment but hopefully this will be a great effort in promoting widespread usage of Internet in country & once available all over, especially remote areas, this will surely put Pakistan on right track towards progress in Telecom sector.
Related :- PTCL Phone n Net , PTCL Ad.

The DAWN after Death & Destruction

These are the photos i took early morning today after coming home from night shift.

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Karachi Maze Competition

This is the traffic plan for Karachi for Oct. 18,2007. Good luck finding your way through. The Red (X) are the blockades.

General Ashfaq Pervez Kiani

The men in Khaki played an important role in Pakistani politics & therefore keeping history in mind it would be interesting to read an article by BBC that shed some light on General Ashfaq Pervez Kiani’s life. Here it is :-

The rise of Pakistan’s ‘quiet man’

By Syed Shoaib Hasan
BBC News, Islamabad

Lt Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kiani

The rise of Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kiani through the ranks of the Pakistani military has been rapid if not extraordinary. The man nominated by Gen Musharraf to be his replacement as army chief is noted for his patience, diligence, intelligence and sheer determination.

Another contributing factor has been his ability to keep a low profile when necessary while also being able to take decisive action when it’s needed. Gen Kiani’s clan is one of the largest and most powerful in the northern Jhelum area of Pakistan’s largest province, Punjab. The harsh and arid region is famed throughout the subcontinent for only one product – soldiers. So in many ways Gen Kiani was born to the job.

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The Irony of 21st Century

How ironic it is that in 21st century a thief lectures on honesty, a terrorist acts advocating tolerance, fascist beg on media for peace, dictators wear democratic mask. Its all a proof of the level of blindness & decline the humanity has hit since Adam & Eve. In South Asian perspective here is an imaginative photo session of the so-called enlightened family in 21st century.

Original image at Adnan Siddiqui’s blog

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