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Obama’s look-alike cashing in on his FACE

20 Jan

While Us President Barack Hussein Obama is busy in his inaugural ceremony in Washington D.C. Ilham Anas is busy enjoying sweet scent of fame. Ihlam Anas a photographer from Indonesia holds uncanny resemblance to Barack Obama in his commercial. Ilham says he is often mistaken for Obama and people ask to take pictures with him.

“When Obama won, my colleagues played a practical joke on me — they made me wear a suit, a tie, and took pictures of me posing as Obama,” said Ilham

Ilham Anas ith friends

Ilham anas posing as Obama

“The pictures spread very quickly on the Internet. It was phenomenal. Then TV stations and an advertising agency got in touch with me. I never thought I would be a star in a commercial, then this happened. It’s very fortunate” said Ilham.

There’s been celebrity look alike agencies around for years helping you to earn that extra sum of income through public performances, T.V programmes,something like “Hum sub Umeed sai hain”. There is even work available to people who can imitate a celebrity voice. This could include radio ads or making recordings of mobile phone ring tones or joke phone calls. Tens of thousands of look-alikes earn a decent income from their features, mostly at corporate events and private parties.

And if you’re lucky enough you could even win a real fake celebrity Award for it. So go on people find that celebrity in you and be a star yourself! 🙂

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Quake shakes Pakistan

6 Sep

Another earthquake in the HinduKash Mountain Region with a magnitude of 5.7 jolted almost exactly the same areas as yesterday’s earthquake. But his time it jolted Islamabad, Peshawar, Lahore, Swat, Malakand, Gujrat, Sargodaha Chakwal, Jhelum, Parachinar, Kurram Agency , Dawoodkhel and Mirpur Azad Kashmir today (Saturday Sep.6th, 2008) around 10:17 am.

The jolts came as voting for the presidential elections was going on. Members rushed out of the Peshawar Assembly building.

Prayer request for Imran khan’s father

9 Jan

Imran Khan, the famous cricketer, the chairperson of PTI Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party ( Movement for Justice), founder of Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, a demigod, a hero, a role model and a mentor to many father’s seriously ill and has been admitted in the ICU (intensive care unit) at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital and is on respiratory system. The PTI has requested everyone to pray for the early recovery of Imran Khan’s father.

No one likes to be sick, laying in a hospital room, or just plain feeling down in the dumps. In situations such as these a bouquet, a get well soon card, or a prayer note can make the patient and his family feel special. It doesn’t have to be something fancy, just a little something to show them “we care”.

A note to Mr. Ikramullah Khan Niazi: Me and my family wish you a speedy recovery and healthier days ahead. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family, Get Well Soon!

Farewell Musharraf

28 Nov

In Musharraf's last dayRawalpindi, after breaking numerous promises, Musharaf is finally taking off is uniform today, stepping down from his powerful post as Pakistan’s military commander. No doubt  it’s a big day in the history of Pakistan. His last speech was packed with emotions, emotions that were very powerful.

A military band played, a cleric chanted a prayer, and hundreds of troops stood at attention as officials gathered for the change of command. Musharraf looked grave and dignified as he addressed the audience before relinquishing his post, wearing for the last time the uniform he often called his second skin.

Here is a complete biography of Musharraf by wikipedia.

Musharraf’s successor, Gen. Kiyani, is a former military intelligence chief whom domestic and foreign observers describe as a well-regarded professional career officer with no political ambitions. I have my fingers crossed.

With Nawaz Sharif and Benazie Bhutto back in action, and elections just around the corner, let’s just hope for the best. For Islam, for Pakistan. Ameen !

Freedom of speech, no more

17 Nov

An announcement on the Geo News said the authorities in Dubai had asked the network’s administration to close down its operations by Friday midnight. And same’s the case with Ary One world. Temporarily allowing Aaj, and Dawn News. The employees of Geo television network, after getting off air, took out a protest rally. Despite police presence, journalists chanted slogans against the decision of the government and the country from where the channel’s are aired.

Read more…

What will life be without Geo. Who’s going to take courage to deliver truth to public, who’s going to raise their voice against the tyrant forces.

I feel like we are a bunch of losers, sitting in our homes, doing nothing other than complaining, blabbering about things every now and then. Sitting here won’t help nobody, it will only help the Goveronment to do ‘whatever’ they want to do. We need to do something to make a difference, to get Imran Khan out of the jail, get Geo back in action and elecet Imran in the coming elections.  

Jeenay do Musharraf,
Jeenay do benazir,
Jeeo Geo!

Dengue fever, is back!

21 Oct

Yes,to our utter surprise the dengue virus spread by the bite of an Aedes mosquito is back in town. According to The News, dengue virus takes the life of a woman and 29 more tested positive.
aedes mosquito

To prevent the spread of dengue fever, you must first prevent the breeding of its vector, the Aedes mosquitoes. The Aedes mosquito is easily identifiable by its distinctive black and white stripes on their body. It prefers to breed in clean, stagnant water easily found in our homes. You can get rid of the Aedes mosquito by frequently checking and removing stagnant water in your premises.

Use bednets, spray sufficient amount of Mortein Mosquito killer or a similar insecticide in your bedroom before going to bed, cover water jars if any, wear mosquiot repellent lotion, every other day change water in flower vases. Clean and scrub the inner sides of vases. Wash roots of flowers and plants thoroughly as mosquito eggs can stick to them easily and read this – Dengue facts to safeguard your family against this deadly fever.

Mortein Rules !

10 Oct

Last night some ugly mosquitos were asking for a heavy spray of Mortein Mosquito Killer. The story goes like this. As i was going to my room upstairs, i heard the news reporter on an international channel warning everyone about the outbreak of dingy virus in pakistan. Having that in my mind i entered my room and started reading a book. Soon i felt the presence of another being in the room. “I’m not alone” i feared. And yes i was right, there were a couple of mosquitos flying around. They were on a picnic, i guess.

Suddenly the news reporter voice echoed inMortein Mosuito Killer spray the head, something had to be done. And soon. I looked around for weapons of mass-destruction when it comes to killing a mosquito. Oh well, i got my hands on the “Red Mortein Mosquito Killer spray” it’s been lying there on my dressing table since last year. Now we neede to use this old friend once again. And with my fingers crossed i sprayed a heavy amount in the room. And continued reading.

To my utter surprise, after 15-20 minutes i saw mosquitos falling down on the flour. And since i have a tiled floor so their dead-bodies could be seen lying there easily. Firstly they twitched like hell and then went into deeeeeeeeep sleep, never to wake up again.
Peace, calm and tranquility were my pals for the rest of the evening. And i owe it all to teh manufacturers of this spray, Jazak Allah! 🙂

Google’s next target?

29 Sep

Are you a huge fan of google? Concerned about who and what’s google’s next target. Then you will enjoy reading this…

 Rumor: Google to buy (fill in the blank)

Have fun!

Friends with labels?

25 Sep

Reading the daily times online issue, i stumbled upon the topic “Did you know?” It said,

“The leading cause of poisoning for children under the age of six in the home is liquid dish soap. “

Shocked as i was. I wanted to know more about it, which lead me to this informative site, providing answers to all my questions step-by-step.

  • Everyone should know about it, it’s Toxic home. It explains how important reading and knowing the labels on various house hold products is necessary now-a-days.

In this article they have also included a list of “Dirty Dozens” as they call it. A list of top 12 cancer-causing products in the average home. You can never guess the one on top, as in the most harmful one, the most feared one, or should be feared at least. You can never think of it. I dare you!

It’s none other but Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder w/Talc. Unbelievable. Couldn’t believe it myself.

  • And then Poison: Room by room provides you guidelines how to protect and secure your family especially children from these harmful products.

It’s a must for everyone of us. It truly is. We deserve to know this and it’s our right.

Karachi at stake, once again!

1 Sep

A few hours back, Shershah bridge, inaugurated by General Pervaiz Musharraf in Governor House for security reasons, on Aug.6th,2007, a major part of Northern Bypass which was constructed by the National Highway Authority (NHA), especially designed for the movement of heavy traffics to and from the Karachi seaport without passing through the city roads collapsed, leaving several cracks in the remaining structure and people are asked to stay away from it.  

The incident took place around 1:15 pm and caused great deal of damage. One person has been rescued from the rubble, at least six persons were killed and several feared dead by the city goveronment. Several persons crying for help, a mini bus, school bus, trucks and many private vehicles are reported to be trapped under the rubble.

The next few hours are very crucial as the city government has sent two cranes to the spot to help in the relief and rescue work. According to eye-witnesses more cranes are needed to lift heavy chunks of concrete. However if they dig under the rubble many lives can be saved instead of lifting the whole structure as it might drop several other pieces of the collapsed bridge on trapped individuals and cause more casualties.

A note for karachites:  If you or someone you love has experienced the pain of losing a loved one, please accept our most sincere condolences on this frightening tragedy. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

Quran in yahoo messenger

4 Jul

People people people i have something new and exciting to tell. Some of you might have heard about it but i’ve actually tested it and its so amazing.
You know what now you can access Quran and Hadith through your Yahoo messemger. Kewl isn’t it? All you gatta do is to get a yahoo id first then download the messenger hehe and don’t forget your password hehehe 🙂 jokes apart all you need it to follow these simple instructions:

  1. Login to your yahoo messenger and add “quran.noble” to your friends list.
  2. Then click “send an instant message” on the drop dropdown list displayed when you “left click” on quran.noble conact and start receiving Aayats tranlations and much much more.
  3. Type Quran 114 1-6 for Surah-e-Nass etc

In the end i wrote Jazak Allah and i received a reply :You’r more than welcome” awwww I love it hehe. try it.