Fri 29 May 2009

WinMark is a group of 12 engineering students, who have made a car locally in Pakistan that can cover 80 Kilometers per liter. WinMark is participating in Shell Eco-Marathon, the 25th global competition which will be held first time in Asia (Malaysia) in July 2010.

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WinMark team has showcased their car at Karachi which is complete and is ready to race in the marathon. They will be competing with world’s top notch cars in urban category.

For Urban category a car is supposed to have 4 tires along with all basic auto fundamentals unlike prototype cars, which can have even 3 tires or even 2 and least possible components to secure highest level of mileage per liter.

About Rs 1.4 million will be the estimated cost of the project, including car development cost (Rs 5 lac), travelling (Rs 4 lac), transportation (Rs 3.5 lac) and accommodation and miscellaneous (Rs 1.5 lac).

WinMark is yet to secure any sponsor as of now. But they are hopeful to get the sponsored funds by next month so they can fly to Malaysia in July 2010. WinMark is eyeing award at Shell Eco-Marathon in various contests including best Marketing team and Best Design.

The team comprises on students of Electrical and Mechanical Departments of NED University. They are:

M Tabrez Siddiqui, M Shahab Siddiqui, Ahsun Jawed, M Waqar Ahmed, Osama Rehman, Saeed Ahmad (Team Advisor), Haris Rehman (Team Manager), M Bilal Sohail, Taha Rasul Sheikh, M Hassan Abbasi, M Ahsan, Talha Asad and Usman Mehmood.

This year the event is to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Sepang International Circuit. The expected audience is more than 6000 people and the event will be covered by media from over 20 countries

Via ProPakistani

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Mon 25 May 2009

See the video....

let me tell their story
that no one else can hear
how can someones laughter
brings me close to tears
and you will never know
cause you are never there
after what we have seen
can we close our eyes again

let me tell their story
you would not think it true
i have not forgotten
so i m sharing it with you
for all the things we know
what have we really learned
though i close my eyes
the images remain
and their story
begins again...


This is a true story
Films Chicken a la Carte by Ferdinand Dimadura

around the world, 25,000 people die of hunger
EVERYDAY....

Think and do positive in your own capacity....It might will be questioned....

 

 

 

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