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Malaysia to set up center to honour Dr Atta-ur-Rehman
A top Malaysian university will set up a research institute to honour prominent Pakistani scientist Dr. Atta-ur-Rehman.
The “Atta-ur-Rahman Institute of Natural Product Discovery (RiND)” will be inaugurated at the University of Teknologi Mara (UiTM) on March 4, 2013, during an International  Conference on Natural Products, where Rehman is being invited as a guest of honour to deliver  the keynote speech for the “Jack Cannon Lecture”.
The UiTM had awarded Rehman an honorary doctorate degree in 2011 and RiND is another accolade for the scientist.
“The RiND will will work on full-fledged PhD programs in fields such as organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, neuroscience, proteomics, pharmacology, pharmacognosy and molecular medicine with a special focus on the bioactive constituents of terrestrial plants and marine sources,” Rehman said while speaking to Dawn.com. (Complete news)
 
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Malaysia to set up center to honour Dr Atta-ur-Rehman

A top Malaysian university will set up a research institute to honour prominent Pakistani scientist Dr. Atta-ur-Rehman.

The “Atta-ur-Rahman Institute of Natural Product Discovery (RiND)” will be inaugurated at the University of Teknologi Mara (UiTM) on March 4, 2013, during an International  Conference on Natural Products, where Rehman is being invited as a guest of honour to deliver  the keynote speech for the “Jack Cannon Lecture”.

The UiTM had awarded Rehman an honorary doctorate degree in 2011 and RiND is another accolade for the scientist.

“The RiND will will work on full-fledged PhD programs in fields such as organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, neuroscience, proteomics, pharmacology, pharmacognosy and molecular medicine with a special focus on the bioactive constituents of terrestrial plants and marine sources,” Rehman said while speaking to Dawn.com. (Complete news)

 

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Pakistani singer Natasha Humera Ejaz sings the jingle for Tourism Malaysia 2012 

"A million experiences to share"

Here’s more about Natasha Ejaz.

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Meet the rock gods of Pakistan

They were in KL at the VIMA awards recently to pick up their clean sweep of the Indiego music awards for the categories they were nominated for.

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Qayaas literally translated as “deliberation” is not only the name of this award multi-award winning band but the essence that encapsulates the entire philosophy behind their music.

The idea or feeling taking birth in one band member’s mind is developed and brought to fruition by collective deliberation or Qayaas by the whole band.

Five different people, their different moods, outlooks and music philosophies harmoniously blend to form compositions that reflect the true spirit and creative energy of our band; unadulterated in this wondrous journey by commercial concerns or other shortcuts.

Qayaas recently took home all the major awards at the Indiego Music Awards, the first South Asian Music Awards, where they won Best Rock Group, Best Rock Song and also Best Rock Vocalist.

They were also voted Best Act among their peers. Over the years, Qayaas has accumulated a growing number of accolades and achievements including winning Best Rock Band from Pakistan at the JD Aawards (organized by Jaxk Daniels and Rolling Stones Magazine India) and the first band from Pakistan to perform at one of the biggest and most prestigious Music Festivals in USA called SXSW (South By Southwest) which takes place every year in Austin, Texas.

They are currently nominated for Album of the Year for USS PAAR at the Prestigious Lux Style Awards 2012.

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Don’t forget! Bilal Khan will be performing live this Saturday in Malaysia.
For tickets contact: Sarah Altaf - 0147315854 or Syed Hassan Ali- 0147312367 (via heckyeahbilalkhan)

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Don’t forget! Bilal Khan will be performing live this Saturday in Malaysia.
For tickets contact: Sarah Altaf - 0147315854 or Syed Hassan Ali- 0147312367 (via heckyeahbilalkhan)


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"Worldwide, corn is quite cheap now, but Pakistan is the cheapest origin," said one executive with an international trading company. "Pakistan is selling on a regular basis, this week alone they have sold 40,000 tonnes." Malaysia and Vietnam were actively buying Pakistani corn at around $190 to $195 a tonne C&F. news item: Asia Grains-Malaysia buys U.S. wheat, Pakistan sells corn (photo credit: joesheffer)
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"Worldwide, corn is quite cheap now, but Pakistan is the cheapest origin," said one executive with an international trading company. "Pakistan is selling on a regular basis, this week alone they have sold 40,000 tonnes." Malaysia and Vietnam were actively buying Pakistani corn at around $190 to $195 a tonne C&F. news item: Asia Grains-Malaysia buys U.S. wheat, Pakistan sells corn (photo credit: joesheffer)

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Pakistan breeze past India at the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament, 3-1 at the Azlan Shah stadium in Ipoh, Malaysia. At half time, India led 1-0 but things changed in the second half when Pakistan forced India to take a backseat and score the three goals.
 
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Pakistan breeze past India at the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament, 3-1 at the Azlan Shah stadium in Ipoh, Malaysia. At half time, India led 1-0 but things changed in the second half when Pakistan forced India to take a backseat and score the three goals.

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What the Chinese guy said (JIA WEI) - in an open-relationship with Pakistani cuisine

What the Chinese guy said BY JIA WEI

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Pakistani Squash players Farhan and Aamir were very eager to keep the legacy of Hashim Khan, Azam Khan, Roshan Khan, Mo Khan, Qamar Zaman, Jahangir Khan, and Jansher Khan by winning the Gold.
Bravo to the Green Shirt Squash players!
Previously in sports; Women Cricket and Field Hockey. News item here.

Pakistani Squash players Farhan and Aamir were very eager to keep the legacy of Hashim Khan, Azam Khan, Roshan Khan, Mo Khan, Qamar Zaman, Jahangir Khan, and Jansher Khan by winning the Gold.

Bravo to the Green Shirt Squash players!

Previously in sports; Women Cricket and Field Hockey. News item here.

Pakistan wins hockey gold at Asian Games
Pakistan bagged its third gold medal of the 2010 Asian Games when it defeated Malaysia 2-0 in the final in Guangzhou, China on Thursday.
Congrats to the Green Shirts!
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Pakistan wins hockey gold at Asian Games

Pakistan bagged its third gold medal of the 2010 Asian Games when it defeated Malaysia 2-0 in the final in Guangzhou, China on Thursday.

Congrats to the Green Shirts!

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Thanks for the love from Malaysia.
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Best regards from Pakistanis

Submitted by pressao.

Thanks for the love from Malaysia.

If you have anything related to Pakistan to share, please do feel free to submit it by clicking here. And yes if you got any sort of questions about Pakistan or Pakistanis, why not just ask us by clicking here.

Best regards from Pakistanis