Kamran Shafqat

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

Zulqarnain Haider Reaches Heathrow Airport London

Author | Kamran Shafqat

Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider who went missing from the team’s hotel in Dubai after allegedly receiving death threats has flown to England. His arrival at Heathrow Airport has now been confirmed. Haider first disappeared after posting a message on his Facebook page. Left as a status update, it read: “leaving pakistan cricket because get bad… Read More »

7 Nov
2010

ICC World Cup 2011 Match Schedule

Author | Kamran Shafqat

Here is the official ICC World Cup 2011 Match Schedule released by ICC today according to which the final will be held at Mumbai on 2nd April. There are 14 teams divided among two groups. Group A seems to have fierce competition as it incorporates teams like Australia, New Zealand, Sri-Lanka and Pakistan. Group B… Read More »

4 Nov
2010

Deepika Padukone Lifts 75-kg Imran Khan

Author | Kamran Shafqat

In most of the films, we’ve seen the hero lift his heroine in some of the other scenes, but a heroine carrying her hero on her back that’s a bit difficult to imagine. Well, Deepika Padukone has done exactly in her upcoming film, Break Ke Baad. Although it wasn’t easy, she managed it after some… Read More »

24 Oct
2010

First Commercial Spaceport Opens Runway

Author | Kamran Shafqat

Commercial space travel took a step closer with the opening of the runway at the world’s first spaceport in the US state of  New Mexico. Virgin Galactic’s VSS Enterprise made a celebratory flight over the runway. The event was marked with a flypast of an aircraft carrying SpaceShipTwo. The vehicle has been designed to take… Read More »

22 Oct
2010

Rooney To Stay At Manchester United

Author | Kamran Shafqat

Wayne Rooney’s story took another u-turn today when Manchester United put out a statement confirming that Rooney has signed a new five year deal with the club with a salary of around $250,000 a week. This follows a week in which he seemed certain to be leaving Old Trafford, and his performances will need to… Read More »

19 Oct
2010

Congress Questions Facebook Over Privacy

Author | Kamran Shafqat

Two Congressmen Edward Markey and Joe Barton sent Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg a letter expressing concerns that third party applications gathered and transmitted personally identifiable information about Facebook users and those user’s friends. The two Congressmen have asked Facebook to answer questions regarding a privacy breach unearthed by a report in The Wall Street… Read More »