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Warren Buffet

By: Saima Altaf

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By: Saima Altaf

1. "The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will."
-Vince Lambardi

2. “Live life as if it is your last day and try to do the right thing”.

3. "Nothing can hurt you unless you give it the power to do so."
- A Course in Miracles

4. "The time is always right to do what is right."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

5. "Success in life consists of going from one mistake to the next without losing your enthusiasm."
- Winston Churchill

6. "The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed."
- Lloyd Jones

7. "Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

8. "Almost all really new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced."
- Alfred N. Whitehead

9. "Your incredible brain can take you from rags to riches, from loneliness to popularity, and from depression to happiness and joy - if you use it properly."
- Brian Tracy

10. "There is no such thing as failure - there is only success or quitting. I'm not a quitter."
- Unknown

11. “The truth is more important than the facts.”
- Winston Churchill

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Ramadan Assalam by Amir Liaquat

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Nokia Secret Codes

For checking the IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity).

Reset to factory settings.

This will clear the LCD display(operator logo).

To view software version.

Bluetooth device address.

Sim clock allowed status.

Shows if sim have restrictions.

Takes you to a secret menu where you may find some of the information below:
  • Displays Serial Number.
  • Displays the Month and Year of Manufacture
  • Displays (if there) the date where the phone was purchased (MMYY)
  • Displays the date of the last repair
  • Shows life timer of phone (time passes since last start)

(EFR) deactivation. Phone will automatically restart. Increase battery life by 30% because phone receives less signal from network.

Half Rate Codec activation.

Half Rate Codec deactivation
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SMW4 goes down - Internet traffic may halts

Submarine Cable connecting dozens of countries, SMW4 has been cut down near Egypt in its Segment-3 between Suez - Alexendria. Due to this cut, ISPs in Pakistan are experiencing packet loss and delay problems in their uplink service providers; hence internet users in Pakistan may face latency, or delays while surfing the internet, especially while downloading files.

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Finalterm Result for Semester: Spring 2008

Result of Finalterm for Spring 2008 has been announced. For result please visit

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PHP 5 Power Programming

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Practical PHP Programming

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SQL - A Practical Introduction

Structured Query Language

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A new game for Cricket fans

Good news for cricket fans who want to play PC games. A new cricket game is going to be launched soon, bringing with it unrivaled gameplay and intense online competition. New features in the areas of bowling, batting and flexible field captaincy will create a never seen before gaming experience for cricket fans.

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  1. The word "queue" is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.
  2. Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon.
  3. Of all the words in the English language, the word 'set' has the most definitions!
  4. What is called a "French kiss" in the English speaking world is known as an "English kiss" in France.
  5. "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.
  6. "Rhythm" is the longest English word without a vowel.
  7. In 1386, a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child.
  8. A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off!
  9. Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
  10. You can't kill yourself by holding your breath
  11. There is a city called Rome on every continent.
  12. It's against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland!
  13. Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!
  14. Horatio Nelson, one of England's most illustrious admirals was throughout his life, never able to find a cure for his sea-sickness.
  15. The skeleton of Jeremy Bentham is present at all important meetings of the University of London
  16. Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people
  17. Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, everytime you breathe!
  18. The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump!
  19. One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!
  20. Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!
  21. The first known transfusion of blood was performed as early as 1667, when Jean-Baptiste, transfused two pints of blood from a sheep to a young man
  22. Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!
  23. Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!
  24. The present population of 5 billion plus people of the world is predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.
  25. Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  26. Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian, and had only ONE testicle.
  27. Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.
  28. Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th."
  29. Coca-Cola would be green if colouring weren’t added to it.
  30. On average a hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute.
  31. More people are killed each year from bees than from snakes.
  32. The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.
  33. More people are allergic to cow's milk than any other food.
  34. Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.
  35. The placement of a donkey's eyes in its' heads enables it to see all four feet at all times!
  36. The six official languages of the United Nations are: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish.
  37. Earth is the only planet not named after a god.
  38. It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a church in Nebraska, USA.
  39. You're born with 300 bones, but by the time you become an adult, you only have 206.
  40. Some worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food!
  41. Dolphins sleep with one eye open!
  42. It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open
  43. The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old!
  44. The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds
  45. Queen Elizabeth I regarded herself as a paragon of cleanliness. She declared that she bathed once every three months, whether she needed it or not
  46. Slugs have 4 noses.
  47. Owls are the only birds who can see the colour blue.
  48. A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years!
  49. A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!
  50. The average person laughs 10 times a day!
  51. An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain

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Thinking in JAVA

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Thinking in C++

Thinking in C++, Volume 1 (868 KB)

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1. Aeronautics - Basics of Space Flight

2. Aeronautics - See How It Flies, an Online Textbook

3. Anatomy - Neuroimaging of Human Brain Function

4. Art - Art, Design, and Visual Thinking Online Textbook

5. Astronomy - Stars and Galaxies Hypertext

6. Biology - General

7. Biology - Introductory, by Kimball

8. Biophysics - Online Hypertextbook

9. Botany - Internet Hypertextbook

10. Chemistry - Analytical

11. Chemistry - Crystallography Online Textbook

12. Chemistry - General

13. Computing - BioComputing

14. Computing - C++ Online Text

15. Computing - Java Programming Online Textbook

16. Computing - Psychology of Cyberspace Online Hypertextbook

17. Computing - The Psychology of Cyberspace

18. Computing - Thinking in Java Textbook

19. Ecology - Wildlife Conservation

20. English - Elements of Style by Strunk

21. Genetics - DNA and Heredity

22. Genetics - Human

23. Genetics - Intermediate Level College Textbook

24. Geography - An Outline of American Geography Online Textbook

25. Geography - Fundamentals of Physical Geography

26. Geology - Earth Science

27. Hearing - Diagnostic Principles in Neuro-otology, The auditory System

28. Math - Chaos Hypertextbook

29. Math - Combinatorics Hypertextbook

30. Math - Complex Analysis Hypertextbook

31. Math - Information Theory, Pattern Recognition and Neural Networks

32. Math - Mathematics Basic Concepts

33. Math - Multivariable Calculus Hypertextbook

34. Math - Statistics at Square One

35. Math - Statistics Hypertextbook, Tutorials and Resources

36. Math - Statistics Virtual Lab

37. Math - Visual Calculus (tutorials)

38. Medicine - Medical Encyclopedia

39. Medicine - Plastic Surgery

40. Microbiology - Medical Orientation

41. Philosophy - Hegel

42. Physics - Crystallography Online Textbook

43. Physics - Electrodynamics: Electromagnetic Field Theory

44. Physics - Light and Matter

45. Physics - Quantum World

46. Physiology - Aging Mind: Opportunities in Cognitive Research

47. Physiology - Biophysics

48. Physiology - Dental Neuroscience

49. Physiology - Diving Manual of the U.S. Navy

50. Physiology - Electrophysiology and Biophysics Laboratory Techniques

51. Teaching - How People Learn

52. Teaching - Innovations in Online Learning

53. Teaching - Special Education for Inclusive Classrooms

54. Technology - Research Strategies - Finding Your Way Through the Information Fog

55. Technology - Thinking About Technology Hypertext

56. Visual System - Art, Design, and Visual Thinking Online Textbook

57. Visual System - Eye and Retina Basics, Definitions and Constants Online Textbook

58. Visual System - From Photon to Photoreception

59. Visual System - Webvision, Neural Organization of the Vertebrate Retina Online Textbook

60. William H. Calvin, Quick List of the Webbed Publications
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Our Educational System

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Freeware Softwares List

Network Tools:
Ethereal Protocol Analyzer - http://www.ethereal.com/
RealVNC - http://www.realvnc.com/
TightVNC - http://www.tightvnc.org/
NetMeter - http://readerror.gmxhome.de/
NetProfiles - http://netprofiles.danielmilner.com/
NMap - http://www.insecure.org/nmap/
Ntop - http://www.ntop.org/
PingPlotter - http://www.pingplotter.com/
PuTTY - http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty
RAS Graph & Stats - http://forum.flashfxp.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=2400
UltraVNC - http://ultravnc.sourceforge.net/
WinSCP - http://www.winscp.com/
CMDTime NTP Utility - http://www.softshape.com/download/

AntiVir - http://www.free-av.com/
Avast - http://www.avast.com/i_idt_1018.html
AVG - http://www.grisoft.com/

Anti Spyware:
Ad-aware - http://www.lavasoft.de/software/adaware/
Bazooka - http://www.kephyr.com/spywarescanner/index.html
SpyBot Search & Destroy - http://spybot.safer-networking.de/
SpywareBlaster - http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html
SpywareGuard – (free online site) http://spywareguard.com/

Defrag Software:
DIRMS & Buzzsaw - http://www.dirms.com/
OpenVMS - http://www.execsoft.com/freeware/freeware.asp

File repair and recovery:
PC Inspector File Recovery - http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/UK/welcome.htm

FTP Clients:
Filezilla! - http://sourceforge.net/projects/filezilla
miFiles - http://www.simdata.com.au/mifiles.html
SmartFTP - http://www.smartftp.com/
FTP Servers:FileZilla - http://filezilla.sourceforge.net/
Golden FTP Server - http://www.goldenftpserver.com/
GuildFTPD - http://www.totalshareware.com/asp/detail_v...pplication=8334
Quick 'n Easy FTP Server - http://www.pablovandermeer.nl/ftp_server.html
SlimFTPd - http://www.whitsoftdev.com/slimftpd
WarFTPD - http://www.jgaa.com/

Office Suite:
602PC Suite free edition - http://www.software602.com/products/pcs/download.html
AbiWord - http://www.abiword.com/
OpenOffice.org - http://www.openoffice.org/

Partition Managers:
Partition Resizer - http://zeleps.com/
Ranish Partition Manager - http://www.ranish.com/part/
TestDisk - http://www.cgsecurity.org/index.html?testdisk.html

Pop-up Blockers:
Google Toolbar - http://www.google.com/
NoAds - http://www.southbaypc.com/NoAds/
PopUp Stopper - http://www.panicware.com/product_psfree.html
Privoxy - http://www.privoxy.org/
Proxomitron - http://www.proxomitron.info/

System Information and monitoring:
CPU-Z - http://www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php
Everest - http://www.lavalys.com/products/overview.p...ang=en&pageid=1
Gkrellm - http://bill.nalens.com/
Motherboard monitor - http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=311
Sysmetrix - http://www.xymantix.com/
WCPUID - http://hp.vector.co.jp/authors/VA002374/src/download.html

Web browsers:
Firefox - http://www.getfirefox.com/
Opera – http://www.opera.com/
K-Meleon - http://kmeleon.sourceforge.net/
Netscape - http://channels.netscape.com/ns/browsers/default.jsp

General Utilities And Other Applications:
AppRocket - http://www.candylabs.com/approcket/
Celestia - http://www.shatters.net/celestia
CCleaner - http://www.ccleaner.com/
Cygwin - http://www.cygwin.com/
Dirkey - http://www.protonfx.com/dirkey/
EditPad Lite - http://www.editpadpro.com/editpadlite.html
HTTrack - http://www.httrack.com/
Inno Setup - http://www.jrsoftware.org/isinfo.php
Memtest-86 - http://www.memtest86.com/
MWSnap - http://www.mirekw.com/winfreeware/mwsnap.html
NetTime - http://nettime.sourceforge.net/
Nullsoft Installer - http://www.nullsoft.com/free/nsis
png2ico - http://winterdrache.de/freeware/png2ico
Stickies - http://finiteloop.org/~btaylor/software/stickies/
Vim - http://vim.sourceforge.net/
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Largest Number of Highly Qualified PhD's

By: Sana Tariq

Here is the list of eminent academics that have taught at the Virtual University so far:
· Dr. Altaf H. Khan
· Dr. Surraya Shafi Mir
· Dr. Naveed A. Malik
· Dr. Anwar Rao
· Dr. Shoaib-ud-Din
· Dr. Sohail Aslam
· Dr. S. M. Junaid Zaidi
· Dr. Fakhar Lodhi
· Dr. Noor M. Sheikh
· Mr. Faisal Shah Khan
· Mr. Mujahid Eshai FCA
· Ms. Saima Asghar
· Ms. Saliha Habibullah
· Mr. Mubashir Humayun
· Engr. Belal Hashmi

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