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14 Points of M.A. Jinnah: The purpose was to have 5 Muslim majority provinces (Sindh, Punjab, Bengal, Balochistan and Sarhad) as against 6 Hindu majority provinces (Madras, Bihar, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, C.P. and Bombay) with a weak center so that Muslims could not be dominated by Hindus.

2 New Model Villages: Chairman CDA announced to build new model villages in Islamabad. People and business community is pleased with the announcement. 

200,000+ Customers: Bahria Town has crossed milestone of 200,000 customers. 

3 New Commercial Banks: U Microfinance Bank, Waseela Microfinance Bank and Burj Bank have seen light of day. Besides job opportunities, these banks will boost industry and agriculture of Pakistan. Banking sector is growing like real estate and telecom sectors.  

40 Million Customer Webs is serving over 40 million customers worldwide. Ninety nine percent employees know about key objectives of the company. Zeki Mokhtarzada is proud of progress.

Smart Universities: Virtual University and The University of Lahore are innovative universities. HEC is implementing Smart University program.   

Books: 1) The Physics of Wall Street by James Weatherall 2) A Comparative Analysis of Media and Media Laws in Pakistan by Yasmeen Aftab Ali 3) Aboard Democracy Train by Nafisa Hoodbhoy 4) Happy Things in Sorrow Times by Tehmina Durrani 5) Immigration Wars by Jeb Bush  6) Kaanch Ka Chirag by Nasira Zubairi  7) Farzand-e-Mardan by Muhammad Imran Saffi  8) Rumsfeld's Rules: Leadership Lessons in Business, Politics, War and Life by Donald Rumsfeld  9) The Way of The Knife by Mark Mazzetti  10) Khama Ba Josh by Dr. Fasihuddin 11) I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai  12) The Lighter Side of China by Scott Kronick 13) Behind Palace Walls by Cay Garcia

Business with 20% Investment: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board is offering 80% incentives to registered IT and software houses with PSEB to set up offices in IT Park Peshawar and IT Park Abbottabad. You can access to Afghanistan and Central Asia.  

Carl Jung - Darwin of Mind: It is a new book written by Thomas T. Lawson. Students of Psychology must read this book to understand similarities and dissimilarities among  Sigmund Freud, Charles Darwin and Carl Jung.

Coca-Cola and Pakistan: Coca-Cola Pakistan has started Care Pakistan Project that contributes sales income for education of poor children. We can say that besides USAID, American companies are duly participating in required-development of Pakistan. Coca-Cola has launched 61 teen-focused websites.  

Deans & Directors Conference: NBEAC organized a two-day conference on 27-28 January 2014 for improving business education in Pakistan. People are waiting for the next event to be held in Peshawar or Lahore.

Digital Future: Google has developed Chromebook pixel, glass, operating system and fiber optic internet service. It is further developing new applications and products.

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship: United States Education Foundation annually holds Humphrey Fellowship Competition. 

Jordan Flavor:  It is a beautiful country adjacent to Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Israel. Some beautiful places are Salt, Aqaba, Petra and Dead Sea. Every beautiful person visits the historic sites in the Kingdom in lifetime. Royal family, especially King Abdullah II, is loved and trusted by people. Several LA Movies have been made here. Pakistani registered tour operators can offer eco-tourism packages in collaboration with Jordanian counterparts. 

Mughal Garden Wah: It is a tourist resort in Wah near Taxila. On Sundays, about 2000 people visit the airy and green garden established by Emperor Jahangir. The roofless water tanks need chlorine for swimming of children and youth. Daily 10 Minutes suggests some brands like Zong and Pepsi to adopt the garden. 

PPC Advertising  Never before in history of advertising has it been possible to spend $5, write a couple of ads and get instant access to over 100 million people in less than 10 minutes. (Perry Marshall) 

RTI Helpline: Pakistanis can get authentic information from any government department. Representative of CPDI helps in filing application. rtihelpline@cpdi-pakistan.org 

Systemnomics: The framework of micro-macro-meso-meta-economics is a complete way to analyse economies, understood as complex living systems evolving within dynamically changing complex natural systems. (Andrew Sheng)

Textile Industry Revival: Ministry of Textile is taking concrete measures for textile manufacturers and exporters.

VC Forum 2014: Ministry of Science & Technology and HEC are arranging the Vice Chancellors' Forum in Islamabad. Dates have to be finalized. We suggest to hold it in Peshawar.

$5 Billion Investment: Listed companies of Overseas Investors Chambers of Commerce and Industry have planned to invest in Pakistan in next 3 to 5 years. Daily 10 Minutes requests Governor KPK to establish Peshawar Stock Exchange.

$7.7 Billion Income: Pinterest has earned income in one year. It is gaining publicity worldwide. Pakistanis are also using it since 2011. 

1338 Helpline: People can register complaints through landline or cell phone to Cantonment Board Peshawar throughout the day. People are pleased with performance of PCB.   

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4 Big Industries of China: Tourism, cars, real estate and beauty are four major industries of China. Pakistani business community must take notice of the trends. (Normandy Madden)

46 Peacocks Dead: In Tharparkar, peacocks died of mysterious disease. Government has appointed team to diagnose the disease. There is need of People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PeTA) in Pakistan.

Association for Investors' Awareness: It is a non profit organization aiming for sustainable economic development. It should concentrate on direct investment instead of portfolio investment.

Become An Author: Authorsmania and InboundWriter offer guidelines to write well for international students.

Best TV Actress: Dilpazeer Hina, Over 35+ years woman is performing on TV channels. She knows all requirements of a persona and performs perfectly as a granny and dancer. 

Best Subjects for Ad Professionals: History, economics and philosophy create more depth in knowledge than communications and advertising. (Trevor Guthrie - Ignition Factory)

EXIM Bank of Pakistan: Government of Pakistan is preparing feasibility of Export Import Bank of Pakistan to facilitate business community. It will see horizon in January 2015.  

FATA - A New Oil State: FATA has huge reserves of oil and gas besides mineral deposits. Government of Pakistan is attracting foreign and local investors. Roadshow will be held in Dubai in 2014. 

FBR and Taxpayers: Federal Board of Revenue is taxpayer-friendly organization. It is soliciting suggestions from taxpayers to expand tax base. Send your suggestions to secretary.irg@fbr.gov.pk  

Humic Acid: Application of 2 to 3 kilograms humic acid enhances the crop yields by 15 to 20% and saves half of the fertilizer required.  

I Will Wake Up: It was a weekly TV program on Waqt TV Channel discussing civic issues in Karachi. It was produced by Qasim Raza. Daily 10 Minutes declared it No.1 TV Program of Pakistan in 2013.  

Inside The Pakistan Army: It is a book by a British writer, Carey Schofield. It is a woman's experience on the front line of the War on Terror. It is a must reading for all Pakistanis. 

It's Your Space: Avis has replaced 50-year old tagline "We try harder" with "Its your space". Pakistani advertising professionals must remember this news item.

Nobel Peace Prize: Malala Yousafzai is the first Pakistani national to get the Nobel Peace Prize. It is a matter of great pride for all citizens.

Pension Accounts : State Bank of Pakistan has chalked out new banking procedure for pensioners.  SBP should run awareness campaign to educate pensioners. 

Pring: It is a social media platform offered by PanAsian Group. Pring is planning to expand its network in major cities of Pakistan. 

Rs.47 Billion Tax Evasion:  Five telecom companies are involved in tax evasion. NAB has taken into custody record of these telecom companies from FBR. People are waiting for results.

Rs.705 Million Profit: The Bank of Khyber earned Rs.705 million profit before tax in last six months. It has over 80 branches with assets of Rs.70 billion. Soon it will have 100 branches.

Solar Energy in Wazirabad: Future of Wazirabad and Sialkot is bright. Business community should start solar energy projects. CDKN has issued tender for Sialkot.

Taxpayers Directory of Pakistan: FBR has published first taxpayers directory. Students and people are overjoyed by PML-N initiative. 

Zindagi 360: It is a very informative TV program on VOA Urdu. It is being popular in urban Pakistan.  

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