Namira Salim

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  Namira Salim (Urdu: نمیرا سلیم; born 1975 in Karachi, Pakistan) is a Pakistani explorer already been to both poles, skydived over Mount Everest and set up country’s first consulate in Monaco. She may also become the first Pakistani to travel into space after she was short-listed among 100 space tourists by the world’s first commercial space liner Virgin Galactic in 2007 out of 44,000 candidates.  Salim has said […]

Hindu shoemaker’s son tops matriculation exam

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RAHIM YAR KHAN: Revtash Kumar, who belongs to an impoverished household in the lower district of Rahim Yar Khan has surprised everyone by securing the top most position in matriculation examinations. His success was celebrated in a traditional way, amidst Pakistani folk songs. His family was very happy on their son’s achievement. Despite topping the […]

Faisal Kashif

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Faisal Kashif received his BSc in Electronic Engineering from the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute, Pakistan, and both SM and PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. Prior to commencing his graduate education at MIT, Faisal gained considerable research experience in industry in Pakistan and the United States. […]

Hakim Muhammad Said

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Sir Hakim Muhammad Said (Urdu: حکیم محمد سعید; January 9, 1920 – October 17, 1998, NI, PhD), was a prominent and world acclaimed medical researcher, scholar, philanthropist, and a former Governor of Sindh Province of Pakistan from 1993 until 1996. Said was one of Pakistan’s most renowned medical researchers in the field of eastern medicines. He established the Hamdard Foundation in 1948, prior to his settlement in West-Pakistan. In a […]

Ayub Khan Ommaya

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Ayub Khan Ommaya, MD, ScD (h.c.), FRCS, FACS (April 14, 1930, Mian Channu – July 11, 2008, Islamabad) was a Pakistani neurosurgeon and the inventor of the Ommaya reservoir. The reservoir is used to provide chemotherapy directly to the tumor site for brain tumors. Ommaya was also a leading expert in traumatic brain injuries. He is honored as an Amazing […]