It was 2:00AM in the morning on the long vacation night so freezing that one wouldn’t even think about exposing any single body part out of sleeping bag. But I did it. I had leave for the Hon Pass with a few friends to see the sun laying its very first rays on the spectacular mountains.
Today is the 65th Independence Day of Gilgit-Baltistan. The people of Gilgit-Baltistan, on November 1, 1947, fought a fierce battle against Dogra Raj and forced the Dogra Commander-in-chief Ghansara Singh to flee. Gilgit-Baltistan, after getting freedom from Dogra Raj, was later affiliate with Pakistan.Read more "Happy Independence Day of Gilgit-Balitistan"
It was 8 years ago when today’s most fascinating social network was born. Initially before it’s public launch, it was called thefacebook.com which was only available to Howard University students. Later, it was also made available to students of other universities of United States. On 4th February 2008, Mark Zukerberg renamed to domain name and […]Read more "Facebook turns 8"
Happy New Year too all visitors. Hope 2012 is not the end of the world Year 2011 went like a day but was full of fun, little achievements and yeah not to forget the bad times. 2011 showed all of it. The world lost some great men, there were tragedies, disasters and failures but […]Read more "Happy New Year 2012"
Let’s suppose you haven’t got the timeline yet. Alright, let’s start… A few months back, in September to be precise, Facebook announced its biggest change in the interface design of users’ profiles. The timeline! Initially, it was only available for developers – anyone who has the not-very-much-unique-ability to click a few buttons by reading a […]Read more "Got timeline?"
Did you notice that today’s date and time gave 2011 thrice repeatedly. 20:11 20/11 20/11. Interesting.Read more "20:11 20/11 2011 Another interesting date"
On 11th January this year, I made a post on my blog with the same title as this one. 11/11/11 11:11:11. I was out of mind for a while and through comments I came to know that it was posted too early. 1o months earlier to be precise! Today’s date gives us my favorite number 3 times. 11/11/11 […]Read more "Happy 11/11/11 11:11:11"
I just used this web application at BBC News website that tells you what your number is among the massive 7 billion people living in this world. Now this is something really provoking. 7 billion and still counting….! The application asks you to enter your date of birth and calculates what your exact possible number was among […]Read more "7 billion people and me"
I was sitting in CL-5 (Computer Lab) at COMSATS when I heard the sound of a helicopter. I ignored thinking it would be a usual pass by but it made a very close pass across the new building of the campus. Few minutes later another helicopter kept on scaring us for sometime Anyways, I heard the […]Read more "A day without cellphone"
Without a doubt, Steve Jobs is one of the most well known businessmen today. His innovative approach to personal computing has consistently produced technological game changers, from the Apple II’s graphical interface to the iPad’s portable design. Jobs’ visionary approach has been one of the driving forces behind Apple’s meteoric rise in recent years. And when he speaks, people listen. As you would expect from a trailblazer, advice from Steve Jobs doesn’t always fall in line with conventional wisdom.Read more "Unorthodox Business Advice from Steve Jobs"