Archive for February, 2009

Telenor SIM Lagao Offer – Enjoy 100 Free Minutes & 100 Free SMS (On-Net)

Posted by 28 February, 2009 (3) Comment

Telenor SIM Lagao OfferTelenor announces 100 Free Minutes and 100 SMS to its subscribers who have not used their SIMs since January 10, 2009.  Free minutes and SMS can only be used on Telenor Numbers. If a user’s SIM is lost or damaged, a new SIM can be obtained from nearest Sales Service Center or Franchise.

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PTCL Declares Rs. 5.314 Billion Profit After Tax

Posted by 28 February, 2009 (1) Comment


Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has published Rs. 5.314 billion after tax in the half year period ending on December 31, 2008 against a loss of 9.541 billion in same period of 2007.

Board of Directors announced earning of Rs. 1.04 against each share as compared to a loss of Rs 1.87 per share in the same period in 2007.

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Price Cut Down in Dawlance Appliances

Posted by 27 February, 2009 (3) Comment

Dawlance, one of the the leading home appliances manufacturers, established in 1980 is positioned as a reliable brand across the country. Because of the price hike, many of the companies lost some portion of their market share lately. Dawlance has recently taken an initiative of reducing the prices of its home appliances including Refrigerators, Microwave Oven, Split AC and Washing Machine. This step is being appreciated by over 1800 authorized dealers all over Pakistan. According to survey, a significant increase in market share and sales of Dawlance Appliances has been seen because of this strategy.

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Ufone NEW SMS Bundle Offer – Send 500 SMS at As Low As Rs. 2.99/- for 24 Hours

Posted by 25 February, 2009 (7) Comment

Ufone SMS Bundle OfferAfter Zong, now Ufone introduces Daily SMS Bundle Package to its subscribers which allows its subscribers to send 500 SMS for next 24 hours to any mobile network in Pakistan. The package validity is 24 hours after that users have to re-subscribe to the package if they wish to continue.


  • Package Name: Daily Package
  • Subscription Charges: Rs. 2.99/-
  • After Tax Charges: Rs. 3.62/-
  • Number of Free SMS: 500
  • Validity: 24 Hours
  • Activation Detail: Send ‘Sub’ without quotes to 605

21% FED on usage and 10% withholding tax at recharge or bill applies.

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Mobilink Shutting Down? Lost 2,000,000 Subscribers

Posted by 25 February, 2009 (5) Comment

mobilink1I recently read an article on the Telecommunication Magazine ‘Flare’ about Mobilink, one of the biggest mobile phone operators in Pakistan, is in a very critical position. Most of the franchises have been shut down because of no business. According to the article, customers are losing their confidence in Moblink because of the poor services and involvement in illegal activities like providing millions of SIMs without any identity verification.

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Report says that Mobilink lost around 2 million subscribers in recent months in which 750,000 users ported out to other services and remaining 12,50,000 user’s SIMs have been blocked by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) implying the new rules. The number of Mobilink Users porting out is highest among all the mobile phone operators.

Mobilink sold millions of illegal SIMs which caused Pakistan to suffer from terrorism. Even after the orders of PTA, Mobilink showed reluctance in blocking the illegal SIMs instantly because if they had done that, even more subscribers would be lost. Moblink users are dropping as high as 500,000 every month. The current number of Mobilink is approximately 20 millions.

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PTCL Employees Intimidate to Shut Telecom System from 13th May 2009

Posted by 25 February, 2009 Comments Off on PTCL Employees Intimidate to Shut Telecom System from 13th May 2009

PTCL New LogoPTCL Employees have warned to close down the telecommunication system across the country if their demands are not met from 13th May 2009. PTCL Employees had been on a walkout for four (4) days because of the dismissal of their colleagues. The employees want their employees to reinstate their colleagues on the previous terms but the Administration refused to do so, GEO New Reported on Friday 20th Feb. 2009.

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Interested in writing on my blog?

Posted by 24 February, 2009 Comments Off on Interested in writing on my blog?

Hello & Assalam-O-Aliykum,

I try to update the blog regularly but due to several domestic issues including studies & job etc., I am unable to do that. This blog was started with an ambition to provide latest and update-to-date information to Pakistanis around the globe.

I am looking for some people who are interested in writing on my blog related to different areas like technology, marketing, latest gadgets etc.  Please email me if you are the one at zaheerajk (at)

The name of author will be written in front of the article with complete profile so, don’t worry, I will not be taking credit of your efforts 🙂

Looking forward to hearing from you.  May Allah be with you!

Best regards,

Zaheer Ahmed Khan

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USB Battery Charger {Freeloader Battery Charger} the World Smallest & Lightest Battery Charger

Posted by 24 February, 2009 Comments Off on USB Battery Charger {Freeloader Battery Charger} the World Smallest & Lightest Battery Charger

lrg-sec-freeloaderbatterycharger1Taking photos and enjoy your picnic and suddenly your digital camera turns off because the batteries are dead, how that sounds? I am sure, bad than ever. Now you don’t have to worry about the batteries and you need not to throw them out.

A new battery charger is launched which is smallest and lightest charger in the whole world. The weight of this charger is just 54g and it can be fit in the palm very easily.


  • Recharge batteries via any USB port
  • Smallest and lightest battery charger in the world
  • Recharges all NiMH and NiCd AA and AAA batteries
  • LED charging and battery power indicators
  • Tough, rubberised casing
  • Recharges batteries in 3-4 hours via USB
  • Team up with the Freeloader Solar Battery and charge batteries in 1-2 hours (cable provided)


  • Charge AA or AAA batteries either from Freeloader or from your PC’s USB port.
  • Includes 2 rechargable AA batteries
  • The average time to charge the supplied batereies via USB is 3 to 4 hours
  • Product dimensions (H)20cm x (L)13cm x (D)5cm
  • Box dimensions (H)8.5 x (L)4m x (D)2cm
  • Package weight 109g
  • Power requirements USB or freeloader

Availability and Price:

The product can be purchased from Gizoo at a price of Only £12.95 or 1500PKR Approx.

Disclaimer: We do not stock or own the gadgets published here. Please contact the Online Store for shippment and handling details. The price in PKR is estmiated and calculated by converting GBP into PKR.

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Yahoo! Begins New Search Advertising System – Rich Ads in Search

Posted by 21 February, 2009 (1) Comment

yahoo-logoYahoo! The most visited website in the world has come up with a new Online Search Advertising system featuring video and images in its paid-for listings. According to the company, the new system increased the clickthrough rate by 25% in its trail launch.

The company expects a growth of 15% in current year. The new service is named as ‘Rick Ads in Search’ was examined by different advertisers namely Pepsi and Sobe (Soft Drinks), Pedigree (Dog Food Brand), and The Home Depot (Retail Chain). New service allows advertisers to use their company logos or a search box which will help consumers to find the nearest outlet by entering the Zip Codes.

A small change has been made in the charges. Instead of paying on auction basis, advertisers will now have to pay a monthly fee. Yahoo! offers this service currently to large advertisers and brands.

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Telenor Awarded Rs. 1 Million to Its Winning Retailer

Posted by 21 February, 2009 Comments Off on Telenor Awarded Rs. 1 Million to Its Winning Retailer

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Telenor Pakistan recently paid Rs. 1 Million to the winning retailer of South-I region under its ‘Easyload Millionaire Prize Scheme. This scheme is specially designed for the retailers all over Pakistan who are qualified for the lucky draw by increasing their sales of August 2008 by 10 percent. Regional Director Telenor Pakistan, South-I, Adnana Hassan presented the prize of Rs. 1 Million to Muhammad Tahir Zaib of Zaib Communications, Karachi.

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