Kamran Shafqat

Kamran is a Computer Engineer from Islamabad who loves writing about current events.
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25 Apr
2011

Zulqarnain Haider Returns To Pakistan

Author | Kamran Shafqat
Zulqarnain Haider

Zulqarnain Haider, the former Pakistan wicketkeeper, who left his team midway through a series citing death threats by match-fixers, returned home from London amid tight security. Haider had announced last week that he was prepared to return to Pakistan and resume his playing career. However, soon after that, he was reportedly reconsidering his decision after… Read More »

8 Apr
2011

Katy Perry Leads US Singles Chart

Author | Kamran Shafqat

Katy Perry “E.T.”, featuring Kanye West, spent a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles, supported by the first of its effects-heavy video a week ago. Rihanna’s “S&M” was also unchanged, at No. 2, while the Black Eyed Peas’ “Just Can’t Get Enough” rose two to No. 3. Cee Lo Green’s… Read More »

27 Mar
2011

The Ultimate Showdown: Pakistan Vs India

Author | Kamran Shafqat

The clash between India and Pakistan in the World Cup semi-finals will showcase one of the world’s most intense sporting rivalries fuelled by nationalism, bloodshed and a shared history. The two countries have had a fraught relationship since Pakistan was carved out of India to establish a Muslim homeland when the British rule of the… Read More »

17 Mar
2011

Shoaib Akhtar Announces Retirement From International Cricket

Author | Kamran Shafqat

Pakistan paceman Shoaib Akhtar will retire from international cricket after the World Cup bringing an end to one of the most colorful careers in the sport. The 35-year-old quick, nicknamed the “Rawalpindi Express” made a formal announcement at a news conference in Colombo. Akhtar made his international debut in 1997 in a test match against the… Read More »

16 Mar
2011

Munni In Guinness Book Of Records

Author | Kamran Shafqat

After leaving audiences enthralled with her performance on the song in the film, Bollywood actress Malaika Arora has now created history by entering the Guinness Book of World Record in the city of Melbourne in Australia. Over twelve hundred people danced for three minutes on the song, led by Malaika Arora to enter the Guinness… Read More »

7 Mar
2011

Japan Launches ‘Hayabusa’ Bullet Train

Author | Kamran Shafqat

Japan’s latest bullet train, the thin nosed “Hayabusa” or Falcon, made its 300 kilometers per hour (186 mph) debut, boasting a luxury carriage modeled on airline business class. The latest ultra fast tech marvel will make two trips a day from Tokyo to Aomori, a scenic rural backwater on the northern tip of the main… Read More »