Arfa Karim – World’s Youngest Microsoft Certified Professional

By Todd Bishop

Sitting down for a personal meeting with Bill Gates, 10-year-old Arfa Karim Randhawa asked the Microsoft founder why the company doesn’t hire people her age. Under the circumstances, the question wasn’t so unreasonable. Arfa, a promising software programmer from Faisalabad, Pakistan, is believed to be the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional in the world. The designation, given to outside experts who prove their ability to work with Microsoft technologies, has also been achieved by some teenagers. But it’s far more common among adults seeking to advance their computer careers.

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Master Ayub’s Free School for Poor Children in Islamabad

At individual level, we often think that a single person can’t do any good for society, particularly at large scale level – that too with no external moral and physical support, inspiration and funding. However, there are people in this world who achieve the glory that hundreds of others can’t reach together.

Master Ayub, one of those extraordinary examples, has been teaching un-privileged and poor children of Islamabad, Pakistan for last 25 years without receiving a single penny.

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Pakistani Karate champ saved 14 people before drowning in Jeddah floods

Riyadh: Pakistani Farman Ali Khan is a hero not only for the victims of the devastating flood that struck eastern parts of Jeddah City but also for people in other parts of the kingdom.

Both Saudis and expatriates are paying homage to Farman, who saved 14 people in the November 25 flash floods and was drowned while trying to save another on that fateful morning.

Such a news you will never find at BBC, CNN or even at your local channels.

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