Kamran Shafqat

Kamran is a Computer Engineer from Islamabad who loves writing about current events.
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30 Nov
2010

Kim Kardashian Tops Bing’s Most Popular Searches Of 2010

Author | Kamran Shafqat

Bing has released its compilation of the year’s most popular search terms a little more than a month before the New Year. Reality TV star Kim Kardashian tops the  list, which is dominated by celebrities in fact, seven of the top 10 terms are people, as you can see in the list: Kim Kardashian Sandra… Read More »

29 Nov
2010

Swiss Motorbike Champ Killed After Win

Author | Kamran Shafqat

Swiss motorcyclist Pascal Grosjean was killed when he crossed the line on Friday and slowed to celebrate winning a Sportsbike Championship race when third-place finisher Tony Jordan ran into him at about 124 mph, throwing both riders to the tarmac at the Dubai Autodrome. Grosjean was airlifted to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.… Read More »

25 Nov
2010

Pakistan Clinched Asian Games Hockey Gold Medal

Author | Kamran Shafqat

Pakistan just won the Asian Games hockey title after a long period of 20 years by defeating Malaysia in the final 2-0 at the Aoti Hockey Stadium. Pakistan’s penalty corner specialist Sohail Abbas hit the goal in the first half of the match and brought the Malaysian team under pressure. It was his fifth individual… Read More »

19 Nov
2010

Pakistan Women Wins First Cricket Gold At Asian Games

Author | Kamran Shafqat

Pakistan created history Friday in crushing Bangladesh by 10 wickets to win the first-ever Asian Games women’s cricket tournament. The victory handed Pakistan their first gold of the Guangzhou Games and prevented Bangladesh from claiming their country’s first-ever at an Asia. The win comes as welcome relief at a time of major problems for the… Read More »

18 Nov
2010

Happy 82nd Birthday Mickey Mouse

Author | Kamran Shafqat

Mickey Mouse is arguably the most famous of the Disney cartoon characters, and on Thursday the 18th is the celebration of Mickey’s 82nd birthday. Mickey Mouse made his debut in “Steamboat Willie” at the Colony Theater in New York. Mickey and Steamboat Willie helped give birth to an empire. Every single famous, infamous, and historic… Read More »

9 Nov
2010

Happy 6th Birthday Firefox

Author | Kamran Shafqat

Mozilla celebrates it’s sixth birthday today. It was launched on November 9, 2004, as a lightweight and more secure alternative to Internet Explorer 6, which was the dominant browser at the time. Mozilla was established more than 10 years ago as a non-profit organization with a mission to promote openness, innovation, and opportunity on the… Read More »