Beware of this profile….

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TIP faculty, students and staff are informed not to add this person impersonating with the name of Umair Saeed (academic coordinator TIP). He has been adding people on facebook and orkut. Umair Saeed has nothing to do with it and he is not on facebook.

Please spread the word!

Are we going towards a failed State?

I know this question will raise many hands and will be regarded controversial among majority of readers. I have been thinking on this topic quite a long time and I went through some of the factors responsible for declaring any nation a failed state. With an ever-increasing load on economy, continuous penetration of militants into Pakistan from Afghanistan, increasing Islamic extremism, failure to provide “basic” necessities to the public, increasing protest from citizens on basic things like electricity, water and security, increasing level of violence during protest which needs to be peaceful, use of armed forces for the inner stability of country, increasing number of Internally displaced people (IDP’s), incidents of group of people declaring “state within a state” and last but no the least; failure of an “elected democratic” government in maintaining law and order situation.

Pakistan is being listed as 10th among the list of failed states or states which are close to be called failed nations. Three very important factors are being considered while judging a country’s condition. It includes social, economical and political indicators. I would like to briefly discuss every factor here; Continue reading “Are we going towards a failed State?”

A request….

By Waqas Bin Azhar, TMM4
I request TIP management to postpone the Poster presentation due to the present situation, throughout the country, especially in Karachi as 3 bomb blasts happened lately. It would be better to carry foreword and arrange it in the early days of next semester in main campus.

It will also give the opportunity to outstation student to present. If this is possible for TIP management so please ponder over it, this is just a request

TRANSPORT SASTI KARO!!!

Today we all witnessed something new, for the first time ever (for most of the students) students of TIP stood up for something. Almost everyone showed up in the parking and recorded their protest against an unjustifiable increase in transport fee.Picture 074

Continue reading “TRANSPORT SASTI KARO!!!”

Awe-Inspiring night at TIP!

By Komal

It’s Halloween! It’s Halloween!
The moon is full and brightcarn1
And we shall see what can’t be seen
On any other night.

Skeletons and ghosts and ghouls,
Grinning goblins fighting duels,
Werewolves rising from their tombs,
Witches on their magic brooms.
In masks and gowns
we haunt the street
And knock on doors
for trick or treat. Continue reading “Awe-Inspiring night at TIP!”

Halloween Carnival 2009

Textile Institute of Pakistan has celebrated it’s carnival on Dec 04 2009. The event was

carn beautifully arranged by Textile Institute Students Forum. Many students and Texperts brightened the night with carn1their colorful yet scary costumes. The theme was Halloween with the Desi touch. The event started with the coverage of AAG TV who not only captured the scary and desi night in their cameras but also made the crowd to dance the night away. The event included “Dance competition” and “Best costume award” and cash prizes were awarded to deserving participants by the host of AAG TV. The location of carnival was decorated with scary theme in mind; there were graves with RIP signs on them which were not only frightening but became favourite photo shoot spot for the students. Continue reading “Halloween Carnival 2009”