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National Bloggers Conference

The First National Bloggers Conference is slated to begin at 5:00pm at Regent Plaza Karachi. The event will be covered live here using the Coveritlive application as we have a plenty of good speakers with an exclusive list of guest who will be in attendance. It must be appreciated and mentioned that this event is supported by the Sindh Ministry of IT.

THE ENTIRE TEXT OF THE NATIONAL BLOGGERS CONFERENCE CAN BE FOUND BELOW


National Bloggers Conference Live (04/18/2009) 
10:18
Faisal.K:  The National Bloggers Conference is happening today at 4pm at Regent Plaza hotel courtesy the IT Ministry and PRAC. All the major bloggers will not only be attending but will be speaking on their various chosen subject, there will also be a question and answer session at the end. Many IT industry analysts, corporate heads as well as major media agencies of Pakistan will be present, this is our effort to cover it LIIIIIIIIVE!!!
10:20
Faisal.K:  Please note the twitter hashtag for this conference is either #blaggers or #nblogconf we encourage all of you out there to send in your comments and views as well as all of you at regent plaza already to chip in
10:23
Twitterfaisalkapadia:  testing for bloggers conference live event lemme know now if anyone wants the code #blaggers
10:33
Twitterfaisalkapadia:  @razzman try again the hashtag for bloggers live event is #blaggers
11:58
Twitterzainubrazvi:  gearing up for national bloggers conference at regent plaza #blaggers
1:50
TwitterPinkThoughts:  @faisalkapadia Is it Blaagers or blaggers? DrAwab has Blaagers so I’m a little confused
2:31
Twitterfaisalkapadia:  its both blaagers and blaggers and nbc09 twitter awat tweeple
2:35
Faisal.K:  here @ the live version bloggers conference setup looks great!!! ready to rawk and roll ppl!!!
2:43
Faisal.K:  hall has started filling up slowly…blaggers filtering in
3:00
Twitterharisn:  @kashaziz Arent you from Karachi? Not attending nbc09?
3:13
Twitterpropakistan:  At the meetup bloggers have started pouring in already #nbc09
3:18
Twitterzainubrazvi:  at regent: national bloggers conference slowly gathering momentum…but things still look a far away from officially kicking off. #blaggers
3:19
TwitterNK280:  @bearit7288 think blaggers has that nickname already @ Notorious BLG aha. I agree with T-mac about Pam, although, I like Angela.
3:19
Twitterzainubrazvi:  okay revise that, may not be far away off, but we’re still very much in the “setting up the laptops and wifis” stage. #blaggers
3:20
Twitterzainubrazvi:  people here already include dr awab, jehan ara, rabia, jamash, ramla, raja islam and others #blaggers
3:22
Twitterrabiagarib:  #nbc09 Waiting… And waiting….
3:22
Twitterrabiagarib:  #nbc09 @jehan_ara @drawab are unplugged!! Hahahahahah
3:23
TwitterJamash:  @propakistan i am at #nbc09 too ready to send out pics Live on the tweet :)
3:41
Twitterpropakistan:  we are all set wifi issues finally sorted. Let the show begin #nbc09
3:41
Twitterrabiagarib:  #nbc09 @jehan_ara i is aging!
3:42
Twitterdrawab:  at the National blaagers Conference – with our without Wifi – gaad help us #blaggers #Nblogconf #pk
3:43
Faisal.K:  Events about to start in a bit, connectivity is abundunt now thank the gods
3:46
Twitterammaryasir:  its working its not working #blaggers #Nblogconf #pk #nbc09
3:46
Twitterpropakistan:  Still having a hard time trying to figure out the wifi here #nbc09
3:47
Twitterrabiagarib:  East to west, #blaagers is the bastest!
3:48
Twitterjehan_ara:  Or should that be “photoshopped”? #blaagers#
3:49
[Comment From Raza]
cool. cant wait
3:49
[Comment From Junaid Iqbal]
where live video?
3:49
[Comment From Khaled]
Whats going on NBC ?
3:49
Twitterdrawab:  Here here – offical hashtag for National bloggers Conf – #blaggers
3:49
[Comment From Shahzad Khan]
Whats todays agenda again ? other than spreading the word bout bloggin ?
3:49
[Comment From Junaid Iqbal]
where is live video?
3:49
[Comment From Khaled]
Lets get Ready for Rumbleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
3:49
[Comment From Shahzad Khan]
Alrighty.. When’s it all hitting live ?
3:50
Teeth Maestro:  AKC announces that we are being delayed since Cheap guest is not in as yet !!!
3:50
Twitterjehan_ara:  @munirusman wanted to make a presentation but we have put our foot down and said he can’t – not until his education is complete #blaagers#
3:51
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers wait – is this not a no smoking canfarance!? Pls appreciate the accent
3:53
Twitterquli:  where is #blaggers being held?
3:53
Twittermystakool:  is waiting … and waiting … Aren’t we being the typical pakistanis! #nbc09
3:53
Twitterskdev:  @DrAwab #blaggers or #Nblogconf
3:53
Faisal.K:  Regent plaza hotel karaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaachiiiiiiiiii
3:54
TwitterJamash:  #nbc09 why is my pw nor working :(
3:54
Twitterzainubrazvi:  bloggers always have the right info, awab said it would start at 5 & here we are regent having just completed an hours wait for cg #blaggers
3:55
[Comment From Khaled]
Khaled @ NBC !!!!!!!!!!!!!
3:56
Twitterzainubrazvi:  oh thank god we’re going to start in five minutes, chief guest on his way, can we please start without him? #blaggers
3:56
Twitterpropakistan:  Everybody asked to settle down, wifi is still a mess #nbc09
3:57
Twitterdrawab:  @zainubrazvi cheif guest is CHEAP guest ;) #blaggers #PK
3:57
Faisal.K:  everyone connect to linksys for wifi!!!!
3:57
TwitterJamash:  starting in a few seconds now #nbc09 my tweet pic is not workin :(
3:58
[Comment From Arafat]
Try linksys (ssid) :)
4:00
Twitterzainubrazvi:  raja islam is apparently going to be the first person to make his presentation, but are we finally going to start please! #blaggers
4:00
Twitterselfexile:  @jehan_ara @propakistan @ammaryasir such a mega event of tech-savvy ppl deserves live video streaming, plzzzz #blaggers
4:01
Teeth Maestro:  being updated that Live Video should be up soon
4:01
[Comment From Khaled]
@ awab , You can say that as he is from MQM and you are obviously not Pro MQM ;)
4:02
Twitteranasimtiaz:  @propakistan is there a live coverage of #nbc09?
4:02
Twitteranasimtiaz:  @propakistan i mean vid coverage #nbc09
4:02
Twitterimhassan:  Mu haha! Me and @Jadoon88 are late already for #nbc09!
4:02
Teeth Maestro:  Khaled ;) just poking fun – no hard feelings
4:02
Twittermystakool:  #nbc09 and i thought we were 5 minutes away from starting. Wow!
4:03
[Comment From anas]
i thought there wud b vid coverage!
4:03
[Comment From anas]
live video??!!
4:03
Twitterimhassan:  @rabiagarib don’t start the event yet! Some people still aren’t there yet! :p #nbc09
4:05
Twitterharisn:  Wow super cool! I’m just in time for the #nbc09 :) I just hope now my tutor doesn’t come so I can enjoy live blogging =)
4:05
Twitterjehan_ara:  Ardeshir Cowasjee arrives in his shorts #blaagers
4:05
Teeth Maestro:  Ardershir Cowasjee enteres the arena in his famous mini-shorts ;) shexxy
4:06
Twitterimhassan:  Will miss the presence of @harisn and @Djflush at #nbc09
4:06
Twitterrabiagarib:  @selfexile not my event jee! #blaagers
4:06
Twitterjehan_ara:  Of course the red hankee is part of the Cowasjee shortie pyjama outfit #blaagers
4:06
TwitterJamash:  Cowasjee is here !!! :) .. #nbc09 wait till you see his pictures
4:07
Twitterzainubrazvi:  cowasjee’s arrival in shorts (again!) becomes the main talking point as the delay drags on #blaggers
4:07
Twitterammar_faheem:  Arright, Im in #blaagers mr. Cowasjee has just arrived
4:07
Twitterdrawab:  Ardershir Cowasjee enters the National blaagers Conference in his SHEXXY mini-shorts ;) #nbc09 #blaggers #PK
4:08
Twittermunirusman:  Missing RedBull #nbc09 #blaggers
4:08
Twitterjehan_ara:  @selfexile i think the organizers are trying to stream live #blaagers
4:08
Twitterrabiagarib:  @jehan_ara can he help make this a short canfarance? #blaagers
4:08
Twitterammaryasir:  I am sitting with farhan chawala, @munirusman @sanasaleem and @faisalkapadia #nbc09 #blaagers
4:09
Twitterammar_faheem:  @DrAwab do we use all the three ‘hashtags’ ? #blaagers
4:09
Twitterselfexile:  we need a @scobleizer within pakistani #blaggers, crazy enough to live stream :P
4:09
Twitterammaryasir:  If we dont update frequently thn dont blame us thank you! #nbc09 #blaager
4:09
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers *gasp.. Cowajee’s baaxers just walked by!!
4:10
Twitterammar_faheem:  Im missing PakMarkaz.Net, wish it was practically alive today #blaagers #nbc09
4:12
TwitterJamash:  first set of images #nbc09 http://bit.ly/InQ65
4:14
Twitterjehan_ara:  Live blogging at http://teeth.com.pk/blog/ #blaagers
4:14
Twitterselfexile:  @jehan_ara thats a good news, i hope it gets live… *praying* #blaggers
4:14
Twitteraem76us:  To rid house of bedbugs from Regent Plaza required five weeks of two ultrasonic devices going full blast. #blaagers #blaggers #nbc09
4:15
Twitterjehan_ara:  Router keeps resetting … and we keep being disconnected #blaagers
4:15
Twitterdehog:  National Bloggers Conference Pakistan 09, Live Blog: http://teeth.com.pk/
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blaagers #blaggers #nbc09
4:15
Twittermystakool:  #nbc09 #blaagers still waiting :s and the panel desk is now finally getting some attention by the panelists
4:16
Twitterdrawab:  AC being seated on the guest to HIDE his SHEXY legs #nbc09 #blaagers
4:16
Twitterjehan_ara:  They have asked Cowasjee to sit on the stage – is this an attempt to hide his legs i wonder #blaagers
4:17
Twitterselfexile:  @aem76us and now we want both: good video-n-sound #blaggers
4:17
Twitterjehan_ara:  Now the conference is Sharia compliant :D #blaagers. But it is a mixed audience so I guess it isn’t
4:18
Twitterdrawab:  RT @jehan_ara: Now the conference is Sharia compliant :D #blaagers.
4:18
[Comment From Shahzad Khan]
where’s the video ? and Redbull ?
4:18
[Comment From Khaled]
@ awab i am in the blue suit where r u?
4:18
Twitterammar_faheem:  LoL @jehan_ara and here we have raza haroon at the #nbc09
4:18
[Comment From Khaled]
@ thanx Gossshh he(cowas jee) is atleast weraing shorts !!
4:18
Teeth Maestro:  Guys im perpetually confused – if the hash tag is #blaagers #blaggers
4:19
[Comment From Khaled]
Thanks to Allah Talibans haven’t captured Karachi yet otherwise no NBC !!!!!!!!!
4:19
Twitterpropakistan:  Started off with talwate Quran #nbc09
4:19
Twitterzainubrazvi:  the chief guest is finally finally here! # blaggers
4:20
Twitterharisn:  Ohkay, now I see AC’s shorts :O #nbc09
4:21
Twittermunirusman:  Yay @rabiagarib is on stage now #blaggers
4:22
Twitterzainubrazvi:  things formally begin with a recitation of the holy quran and intro by rabia and ali chisti #blaggers
4:22
Twitterjehan_ara:  Sindh Minister for IT Raza Haroon has just arrived #blaagers
4:24
Twitterjehan_ara:  Munirusman has just raised his hand that he wants to learn how to blog #blaagers
4:25
Teeth Maestro:  Minsiter of IT Raza Haroon giving an intro speech – respects bloggers – read blogs but does not have a blog :) – speech very casual – mixture of english and urdu
4:25
Twitterjehan_ara:  Mustafa Syed wants to know why no bloggers are present on stage – if not then why are all the video camers focused on the stage?#blaagers
4:25
Twitterharisn:  I’m finding it easier to keep track of #nbc09 activity from http://tinyurl.com/ct8vxt
4:25
Twitterpropakistan:  Rabia Garib and Ali chisti starting the event casually #nbc09
4:25
TwitterJamash:  #nbc09 connection too jittery :(
4:26
Twitterselfexile:  @munirusman go to stage and request the audience not to watch youtube :P #blaggers
4:27
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers signs of life beginning to stir up on stage
4:28
Twitterselfexile:  @Jamash @munirusman on a serious note, i guess the CPE doesnt support that many simultaneous connection. bad equipment choice, eh? #blaggers
4:28
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers ummm..
4:28
Twitterzainubrazvi:  wifi keeps going asleep…as the minister praises bloggers #blaggers
4:28
Twitterjehan_ara:  Minister Raza Haroon praises Pakistan bloggers and bloggers from all around the world #blaagers
4:28
Twitterammaryasir:  wifi giving us a really hard time #nbc09
4:29
Twitterharisn:  What ISP are you all on? #nbc09
4:30
Twitterharisn:  Any signs of Red Bull? :P #nbc09
4:30
TwitterJamash:  RT @jehan_ara: A young 11 year old girl MCPD in 6th class at Mama Parsi is being given a laptop by the Minister. #nbc09
4:32
Twitteraem76us:  @selfexile this is like watching a conference as a resident of the Helen Keller center. Only with better food. #blaagers #blaggers #nbc09
4:32
Twitterdrawab:  Raza Haroon introducing the youngest MCP certified girl from Mama Parsi – WOW #blaagers #PK #nbc09
4:32
Twitterammaryasir:  Raza haroon criticizing those who are forcing closure of girls schools #nbc09
4:32
Twitterharisn:  #nbc09 Don’t I deserve a lappy? :( I’m on a netbook!!! :'(
4:32
Twitterzainubrazvi:  we’re first congratulating an 11 year old girl who is a Microsoft certified professional #blaggers
4:33
Twitterammar_faheem:  The little girl, the youngest MCPD, has indeed made us proud #nbc09
4:33
Twittermomekh:  #blaagers at the conf shud promote formalization of our BlogAP… Maybe we can eventually get our own housing society khekhekhe
4:33
Twitterpropakistan:  Raza haroon appreciating the youngest MCP in Pakistan an 11 year old girl #nbc09
4:33
Twitterzainubrazvi:  her name is umema adil, and she’s from my school! mama parsi she’s getting a laptop and another boxed gift #blaggers
4:33
Twitterdrawab:  Umema Adil – presented a Laptop for her achievement #blaagers #nbc09 #PK
4:33
Faisal.K:  Umaima Adil i hope i am spelling this correctly has made pakistan proud!!! here at the bloggers conference
4:34
Twitterzainubrazvi:  she says she wants to go abroad study at MIT and then come back and teach Pakistanis! #blaggers
4:35
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers little girl thanks raza uncle… Awwww
4:35
Twitterzainubrazvi:  umema is now thanking “raza uncle” for his appreciation #blaggers
4:36
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers umema adil, age 11
4:37
Twittermystakool:  @farihaak You have betrayed the #blaagers :p
4:38
[Comment From Jehan]
@rabiagarib i think he has made it a short conference … thinking of leaving. Have been here for two hours
4:38
Twitterammaryasir:  Appreciations for the youngest MCP at the age of 11 #nbc09
4:38
[Comment From Shahzad Khan]
Justin Tv ? video ?
4:38
[Comment From Anthony Mitchell]
This is like watching a sporting event. As a resident of the Helen Keller center.
4:38
[Comment From Khaled]
Brovo lil Gal people of Karachi are proud of you .
4:38
[Comment From Shahzad Khan]
video kahan hai doston ?
4:38
[Comment From Shahzad Khan]
pics ?
4:38
Twitterammar_faheem:  #nbc09 starts on a very positive note.
4:41
Twittermunirusman:  Wow she Umema is a wonderful singer too!! She is singing a national song #nbc09
4:41
Twitterdrawab:  Cowasjee Announces Rs 5000 for umema Adil to buy books #blaagers
4:41
Twitterdrawab:  @jehan_ara heads off to beat the shit out of #blaagers
4:42
Faisal.K:  jehanera now speaking on what blogging is for her
4:42
Twitterammar_faheem:  jehan ara, president [email protected] on stage, speaking to the audience #nbc09
4:42
Twitterzainubrazvi:  jehan ara makes her way to the podium #blaggers
4:42
Twitterharisn:  *Cheers* and *claps* for Umema Adil :) #nbc09
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4:43
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers @drawab that is a bad word!!
4:44
Twittermunirusman:  Teacher of all teachers @jehan_ara is invited to speak. #nbc09 #blaggers
4:45
Twitterammar_faheem:  Jehan ara talking about how she started blogging two years back and how she felt bad about a billboard #nbc09
4:45
Twitterzainubrazvi:  jehan ara tells us about how an mcb ad prompted her to start blogging #blaggers
4:47
Twitterskdev:  Jehan ara said she wont bore us and I am really not bored cool #nbc09
4:47
Faisal.K:  jehan era is a hell of a speaker :P
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4:48
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers jehanara is not thin, tall or glamorous!!??
4:48
Twitterimhassan:  Jehan ara on the stage. Speech going on. Talking about hot models and CIO webstudio #nbc09
4:49
Faisal.K:  lol @ da cawasjee pic.. now that is glamorous
4:50
Twitterharisn:  @imhassan ROFL! Have you reached the Regent Hotel (or where #nbc09 is)? Get me pics! :@
4:50
Twitterzainubrazvi:  jehan ara talks about her technology blogging and how she ended up hosting cio web studio #blaggers
4:51
TwitterJamash:  new pictures are up http://bit.ly/InQ65 #nbc09 @jehan_ara is speaking
4:52
Twitterharisn:  RT @Jamash new pictures are up http://bit.ly/InQ65 #nbc09 @jehan_ara is speaking
4:52
Faisal.K:  Jehanera;s speech ends…. quite interesting!!!
4:53
Twitterfarihaak:  Somebody pulease approve and perhaps respond too to comments on live blog #nbc09
4:53
TwitterJamash:  #nbc09 @jehan_ara is stopping now .. wonderful speech
4:53
Twittermunirusman:  @farihaak I heard there is live streaming somewhere.. Anyone knows URL? #blaggers
4:53
Twitterimhassan:  Yea i’m seated at the event @harisn #nbc09
4:54
TwitterJamash:  #nbc09 AK Chishti saying he read a line somewhere “No to flogging and yes to blogging ”
4:54
Twitterimhassan:  Woot! Chai wala on stage! #nbc09
4:54
TwitterJamash:  #nbc09 tea break ‘s Ammar yasir is here up on stage
4:54
Twitterskdev:  We cant hear ali and rabia back here #nbc09
4:54
Twitterharisn:  *sigh* I miss being at #nbc09 so much now! :( Anyone misses me too? ^o) *curses his exams*
4:55
Twitterfarihaak:  @Jamash Ha ha…cool! and also blogging against flogging and extremism! #nbc09
4:55
Twitterzainubrazvi:  next up is ammar yasir from teabreak.pk #blaggers
4:55
Twittermunirusman:  @jehan_ara just talked about her exceptional blogging experience #blaggers #nbc09
4:56
Twitterharisn:  Chai wala is up on stage! Haha :P #nbc09
4:56
TwitterJamash:  #nbc09 tea break ‘s Ammar yasir Chi ka dhaba for bloggers … talking about teh real issues if Pakistan
4:56
Twitterimhassan:  @rabiagarib and @Jehan_ara making videos of each other while chai wala speaks #nbc09
4:56
Twitterskdev:  Ammar is talking about load shedding yay #nbc09
4:56
Twittermunirusman:  Ammar speaking about his Chai ka dhabba (Tea Break) #blaggers
4:56
Twittermunirusman:  Ammar is speaking about his Chai ka dhabba (Tea Break) #blaggers
4:56
Twitterdrawab:  Ammar Yasir of http://teabreak.pk talking about the real issues of Pakistan #blaggers #pk #PK
4:59
Faisal.K:  Cawasjee speaking now
4:59
Twitterammar_faheem:  #nbc09 in progress #blaagers
4:59
Twitterzainubrazvi:  cowasjee is going to say a few words #blaggers
4:59
Twitterammar_faheem:  cowasjee speaking =) #nbc09
4:59
Faisal.K:  or trying to :)
4:59
Twitterskdev:  I dont really like teabreak.pk #nbc09
4:59
Twitterimhassan:  Btw pakistanis also blog on technology. Make no mistakes about it. #nbc09
4:59
Twitterzainubrazvi:  “i’m very happy to meet young lady who is just 11” cowasjee #blaggers
5:00
Twitterzainubrazvi:  “i don’t understand why we’re having this conference, you’re free to write whatever you want to write” cowasjee #blaggers
5:01
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers cowasjee wants to know why there is a conference..
5:01
Twitterammar_faheem:  Yeah! Help me with dhananjay and other indians at ammar360.com =P #nbc09
5:01
Twitterskdev:  Try to pretend :-D #nbc09
5:02
Faisal.K:  to give us some attention????? to give the alternative media some FOCUS?
5:02
Twitterzainubrazvi:  “those against free speech should be beaten up” ~cowasjee #blaggers
5:03
Twittermunirusman:  Panel is talking on issues about freedom for #blaggers
5:03
Twitterimhassan:  I still don’t know who mr. Cowasjee is #nbc09
5:03
Faisal.K:  Cowasjee praising Farooq Sattar of mqm for his speech against violence
5:03
Twitterimhassan:  Not easy to tweet with one hand or while clapping! #nbc09
5:03
Twitterzainubrazvi:  “mqm is not my favorite party but farooq sattar spoke well in the national assembly”~cowasjee #blaggers
5:04
Faisal.K:  mulk sala toot jaye ga – cowasjee @ bloggers conference vintage ishtyle
5:04
Twitterammaryasir:  cowasjee: mqm is not my fav. party but the way they are handling the flogging issue is kinna gd #nbc09
5:05
Faisal.K:  Awab alvi the most conterversial blogger of pakistan is up next
5:05
Twitterimhassan:  Yay! @drawab next! :d #nbc09
5:05
Twitterharisn:  RT @imhassan I still don’t know who mr. Cowasjee is #nbc09 – Me too!!! Some introduction please :P Does he tweet? :P
5:05
Twitterzainubrazvi:  ali introduces awab as the “most controversial blogger of pakistan” who is now walking up to the podium #blaggers
5:06
Twitterskdev:  Awab on podium #nbc09
5:06
TwitterJamash:  Awab alivi is being called up on the stage , called teh most controversial blogger bu AKC :) he is up on stage #nbc09
5:06
TwitterJamash:  @farihaak we are nissing your live blogging here at #nbc09
5:07
Twitterimhassan:  Talking about free speech @drawab #nbc09
5:08
Twitterharisn:  Hmm @drawab is on stage #nbc09 Interesting part :D
5:08
Twitterguppu:  wish I was there at #blaggers conference :(
5:08
Twitterzainubrazvi:  awab is going to talk about free speech #blaggers
5:08
Twitterammar_faheem:  Awab Alvi on free speech… #nbc09
5:08
Faisal.K:  Free speech and Awab…Conference heating up?
5:08
TwitterJamash:  By @Jamash more new pictures are up http://bit.ly/InQ65 #nbc09 keep refreshing the page to keep up with teh new images
5:08
Twitterfarihaak:  @ammar_faheem Cowasjee is so very right! V should give to credit to all what’s right keeping personal likes/dislikes and biases aside #nbc09
5:08
Twitterpropakistan:  Dr Awan taking about freedom of speech #nbc09
5:09
Twitterammaryasir:  Dr.Awab is on #nbc09 congratulating the organizers and the ministry of IT
5:11
Twitterammaryasir:  @harisn Rabia is probably live streaming #nbc09
5:11
Twittermunirusman:  Dr Awab is speaking. Acc to him, talking about problems of society is also very important. #nbc09
5:11
Twitterskdev:  Awab is the right guy to talk about free speech he is very controversial anyway #nbc09
5:11
Twitterimhassan:  http://twitpic.com/3imjz – #nbc09 want more pics?
5:11
Twitterfarihaak:  @Jamash Only if someone had tried to bribe me with ice cream, i might have come but u all r doing gr8 job..enjoying live updates! :) #nbc09
5:12
Twitterzainubrazvi:  awab “you should know your rights and not be led by anyone into believing that something is abuse of freedom or not” #blaggers
5:13
Twitterzainubrazvi:  @harisn cowasjee is a noted pakistani columnist #blaggers
5:14
Twitterimhassan:  It’s not boring! #nbc09
5:14
Twitterammaryasir:  Jehan Ara is filiming all of us, twitting and giving us a gd company, this message was for @farihaak #nbc09
5:14
Twitterzainubrazvi:  awab talks about the “don’t block the blog” campaign #blaggers
5:15
Twitterimhassan:  Ads by Google. So prominent in all website screenshots! #nbc09
5:15
Twitterammaryasir:  Dr_Awab is sharing his views on the #LongMarch and twitter revolution #nbc09 #blaagers
5:15
Twitterzainubrazvi:  awab talks about the future being in twitter #blaggers
5:16
Faisal.K:  Farhan chawla the tech blogger up next
5:16
Twitterimhassan:  Biryani guy! On stage! #nbc09
5:16
Twitterzainubrazvi:  farhan chawla is up next to tell us about technology blogging #blaggers
5:17
Faisal.K:  the only guy who gets freeeee nokia phones every week Mr Chawlaaa
5:17
TwitterJamash:  ok farahan chawala is up on the stage talking about how to start technology blog and how to make money from it at #nbc09
5:17
Twittermunirusman:  @DrAwab is strongly opposing Internet cencorship #nbc09
5:17
Twitterharisn:  RT @imhassan Biryani guy! On stage! #nbc09 – w00t! *claps* for him :D
5:17
Twitterimhassan:  A slide on sizlopedia #nbc09
5:17
TwitterJamash:  By @Jamash more new pictures are up http://bit.ly/InQ65 #nbc09 keep refreshing the page to keep up with teh new images
5:18
Faisal.K:  holy… someones is making 9000 usd a month waaaaaah says farhan chawla.. a 18yr old kid in isloo
5:21
Twitterimhassan:  I read all those blogs too. :p #nbc09
5:22
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers biryani guy requested me not call him that! His father is in the audience!!
5:22
Twitterskdev:  Dont be different, be what you are thats more comfortable #nbc09
5:22
Twitterdrawab:  RT @ammaryasir: Farhan Chawla sharing his thoughts on technology blogs and praising @DjFlush and his achievements #blaagers
5:22
Twitterjehan_ara:  I am part of a community of bloggers who talk about various subjects, who express their viewpoints without fear/start discussions #blaagers
5:22
Twitterimhassan:  Ok i HAVE to see that car! Will follow him around later #nbc09
5:23
Twitterammar_faheem:  Tech blogging is motivating… hehe.. $$$ #nbc09 #blaagers
5:24
Twitterimhassan:  Awesome presentation so far. Really informative. #nbc09
5:26
Twitterammaryasir:  Farhan Chawla was quite good with his presentation #nbc09 #blaagers
5:27
Faisal.K:  Dr Farooq Sattar just arrived
5:27
Twitterammar_faheem:  Dr. Farooq sattar arrives at #nbc09 #blaagers
5:27
Twitterammaryasir:  Dr. Farooq Sattar is here #nbc09
5:28
Twitterenked:  Dr. Faroop sattar is here.. #nbc09
5:28
Faisal.K:  Ali Asghar Alvi.. a teacher on the subject of film @ Szabist
5:29
Twitterimhassan:  Dr. Farooq Sattar is here #nbc09
5:29
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers umm.. We have an internet blogging revolution in pakistan??
5:29
Twitterimhassan:  Taking a English literature class at #nbc09 by Ali Asghar
5:29
Twitterammaryasir:  Uncle Shakespear: To blog on not to blog this is new #nbc09
5:31
Twitterskdev:  To blog or not to blog – if thats the question than definitely no for you dude #nbc09
5:31
Twittermunirusman:  Farooq Sattar, MQM MNAaaa, has just arrived. #blaggers #nbc09
5:32
Faisal.K:  Ali speaking shakspere up there.. “to blog or not to blog”
5:32
Twitterdrawab:  RT @jehan_ara:part of a community of bloggers who talk about various subjects, express their viewpoints without fear #blaagers
5:32
Twitterammaryasir:  @ramlas is here, a round of appluase for her #nbc09
5:32
Twitterimhassan:  Ramla is on stage now #nbc09
5:33
Twitterzainubrazvi:  i am willing to bet that farooq sattar who just arrived here didn’t know what a blog was before coming here #blaggers
5:33
Twitterlongmarch09:  #LongMarch09 Dr_Awab is sharing his views on the #LongMarch and twitter revolution #nbc09 #blaagers http://tinyurl.com/dyvc9b
5:34
Twitterzainubrazvi:  ramla is on stage to talk about blogging, freedom & responsibility #blaggers
5:34
Twitterdrawab:  being told that Rehan Allahwala has sent his team to set us up a Wifi http://baytaar.com [temp hacked but atleast we get wifi] #nbc09
5:35
Twitterammaryasir:  @ramlas we can hear u fine sista, whose having the problem? #nbc09
5:35
Twitterkashaziz:  While #blaggars in #Karachi enjoy #nbc09 20 people died in a suicide attack in Hangu #Pakistan
5:35
Twitterimhassan:  Sorry. I’m bored now. There, I said it. #nbc09
5:36
TwitterJamash:  ok ramla is up on the stage , speaking how social media work at #nbc09
5:37
Twitterdrawab:  RT @kashaziz: While #blaggars in #Karachi enjoy #nbc09 20 people died in a suicide attack in Hangu #Pakistan
5:38
Twitterharisn:  I see folks at #nbc09 are already bored :D I know, you guys are missing me :P
5:38
Twitterdrawab:  RT @rehan33: Free Wifi for the Blogger convetion is on the way to Regent Plaza courtesy http://Baytaar.com #blaagers #nbc09
5:38
Twitterzainubrazvi:  ramla is now talking about how the internet never forgets #blaggers
5:39
TwitterJamash:  On somehow someone has turned out the power supplied to us to run the laptops at the #nbc09 dont know what hapened
5:39
Twitterimhassan:  @drawab ha! I was expressing myself using freedom of speech! Lol! #nbc09
5:40
Twitterimhassan:  Bio class underway at #nbc09
5:40
Twitterenked:  Welcome to biology class. :d rofl #nbc09
5:40
Twitterfarihaak:  @harisn Dream on…they r actually missing me and my live blaaging! :P #nbc09
5:41
Twittermunirusman:  Ramla is speaking now. Interesting topic about authenticity on Social Media #nbc09
5:41
Twitterammar_faheem:  Assad Ullah on photography #nbc09
5:41
Twitterjehan_ara:  I think this should have been an interative event. Some of us talking at people doesn’t make for a good blogging event. #blaagers
5:41
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers ramla says that we have A’s and B’s and have forests..
5:42
Twitterrabiagarib:  #jehan_ara i am in agreemented with you most much! #blaagers
5:43
TwitterJamash:  #nbc09 Dr farooq sattar is up on teh stage let me take a few of his pictures
5:44
Twitterimhassan:  Umaima got a PC. Congrats, it’s a PC. But not a Mac :p #nbc09
5:44
Twitterfarihaak:  @jehan_ara See this is what happens when u don’t invite ice cream girl and eat lots of ice cream! :P #blaagers
5:45
Twitterkursed:  RT @imhassan: Umaima got a PC. Congrats, it’s a PC. But not a Mac :p #nbc09 – LOL!
5:45
Twitterammar_faheem:  Dr. Farooq sattar speaking to us bloggers #nbc09
5:46
Twitterharisn:  Bubye all. Tutor is here. Study time. I’m off #nbc09 Will miss now.
5:46
Twitterenked:  Omg my camera flash sux.. :( #nbc09
5:46
Twitterkashaziz:  MQM ‘sponsored’ a #blaggars event #nbc09 in #Karachi – expecting PML doing the same in #Lahore and PPP in Larkana :)
5:46
Twitterzainubrazvi:  ramla talked about deliberate benevolent intent and now we here farooq sattar him self #blaggers
5:48
Twitterzainubrazvi:  farooq sattar : no blogging without education #blaggers
5:49
Twitterenked:  @farihaak oh, ws sending sum1 else.. :) btw, @jadoon88 is cute :D Rofl #nbc09
5:49
Faisal.K:  7pm at the bloggers conference ad the hall is very much full…. RAWK ON BLAGGERS
5:49
[Comment From nasir]
hi all…so sad i missed the conference…………. :(
5:49
[Comment From Salman Siddiqui]
Hello everyone, please join the discussion at dawn.com too on blogger conference. you can leave a comment at: http://tinyurl.com/d93zhh
5:50
Twitterzainubrazvi:  farooq sattar: “think global, act local” #blaggers
5:50
Twittermunirusman:  @jehan_ara yes. #blaggers don’t want to listen only at a bloggers conference. It’s very boring if we compare with last meetups
5:50
Twitterammaryasir:  Farooq Sattar: bloggers should think locally and act globally. Nice #nbc09
5:51
Faisal.K:  remarkable speaker…. Dr Farooq Sattar
5:51
Twitterzainubrazvi:  i wonder how many of the audience are already thinking about what food we’ll have after this, if any #blaggers
5:51
TwitterJamash:  RT @zainubrazvi: farooq sattar : no blogging without education #blaggers #nbc09
5:51
Twitterzainubrazvi:  cowasjee noting down something, farooq sattar quoting obama #blaggers
5:52
Twitterammaryasir:  Farooq Sattar: Silent Majority should speak up! #nbc09
5:52
TwitterJamash:  RT @jehan_ara: I wish thr wasQ&A.We could ask Dr.FarooqSattar 2 champion the cause of have the ECrime Bill fixed. can it be arranged? #nbc09
5:52
Twitterfarihaak:  @jehan_ara What? No QA session ? :S lectures/speeches alone will bore u all to death! #nbc09
5:53
Faisal.K:  no to flogging yes to BLOGGING Dr Farooq Sattar @ the National Bloggers conference 09
5:53
Twitterammaryasir:  I am being interviewed at dawn blog http://tinyurl.com/cwe6wd
#
nbc09
5:53
Twitterzainubrazvi:  farooq sattar “no to flogging, yes to blogging” #blaggers
5:54
Twitterammar_faheem:  No to flogging and clogging, Yes to Blogging says Dr. Farooq Sattar #nbc09
5:54
Twitterammaryasir:  Farooq Sattar: No to flogging yes to blogging #nbc09
5:55
Twittermunirusman:  No to Flogging, No to begging, but YES to Blogging – Farooq Sattar :) #nbc09
5:56
Twitterzainubrazvi:  @farihaak there will be q/a session at the end #blaggers
5:56
Twitterammaryasir:  RT @jehan_ara: I wish thr wasQ&A.We could ask Dr.FarooqSattar 2 champion the cause of have the ECrime Bill fixed. can it be arranged? #nbc09
5:56
Twitterjadoon88:  Finaly twitter working on my cellphone :P #nbc09
5:56
Twitterzainubrazvi:  jehan ara here talking to IT minister, trying to persuade him to start a blog from the ministry #blaggers
5:57
Twitterzainubrazvi:  farooq sattar needs to be reminded that we’re here to discuss blogging #blaggers
5:58
Twitterammar_faheem:  Raza haroon sahab speaking to individuals in the audience #nbc09
6:00
Twitterjadoon88:  Sitting with @imhassan @byteconnector and @enked at #nbc09
6:01
Faisal.K:  Dr Farooq Sattar stresses on digital jootas then physical ones :)
6:01
Twitterzainubrazvi:  farooq sattar says blogging can replace vegetable and shoe throwing politics #blaggers
6:02
Twitterzainubrazvi:  farooq sattar : we r working on a cyber crimes bill b/c cyber crimes are on the rise #blaggers
6:02
Twitterammaryasir:  Bloggers code of conbduct, well i would like to differ mr.Sattar #nbc09
6:03
Twitterzainubrazvi:  farooq sattar: there is a need for a bloggers code of conduct @blaggers
6:03
Twitterzainubrazvi:  farooq sattar: a cyber gang was busted #blaggers
6:04
Twitterzainubrazvi:  farooq sattar: 3 people were arrested, which one of them is cyber? this is the level of cyber literacy #blaggers
6:04
Twitterzainubrazvi:  farooq sattar: there is a need for a bloggers code of conduct @blaggers
6:04
Faisal.K:  cyber gang busted.. and the judge asks who is cyber in the gang??? this is the state of our cyber literacy : Dr Farooq Sattar lmao awesome!!
6:05
TwitterJamash:  more new pictures are up http://bit.ly/InQ65 #nbc09 keep refreshing the page to keep up with the new images
6:05
Twitterzainubrazvi:  farooq sattar earlier also said: there is a need for a bloggers code of conduct #blaggers
6:05
Twitterammar_faheem:  Mr. Cowasjee leaves, apparently, in his little shorts =P #nbc09
6:05
Twitterammaryasir:  Dr.sattar: Its better 2 throw virtual shoes instead of real jootas #nbc09
6:05
TwitterSusanWiliams:  Susan Boyle #asot400 IPL Oprah #readathon #postrank #tltsym09 Spring Easter #nbc09
6:05
[Comment From Jehan]
Minister Raza Haroon has agreed that there will be a Q&A with Fed Minister Farooq Sattar
6:05
Twitterenked:  Dr Farooq sattar: Rofl whose cyber? #nbc09
6:06
Twitterammar_faheem:  i believe bloggers can not follow a code of conduct. It kills the very spirit of blogging. #nbc09 #blaagers #pk
6:06
TwitterJamash:  with freedom come s responsibility says farooq sattar at the #nbc09 #blaggers
6:06
Twitterammaryasir:  @jehan_ara That will be fun #nbc09
6:06
Faisal.K:  No to Taliban yes to Pakistan says Dr Farooq Sattar
6:06
Twitterwthashtag:  #nbc09 is now trending. More info http://wthash.com/nbc09
6:06
Twitterzainubrazvi:  farooq satter no to taliban yes to pakistan like “altaf bhai” says #blaggers
6:06
Twitterjehan_ara:  I want to pose the first question @blaagers
6:07
Twitterammaryasir:  Altaf Bhai: No to Taliban yes to Pakistan #nbc09 #sattar
6:07
Twittertwittness_en:  I wish thr wasQ&A.We could ask Dr.FarooqSattar 2 champion the cause of have the ECrime Bill fixed. can it be arranged? #nbc09
6:08
Faisal.K:  Tension lenay ka nahi hay tension denay ka hay Dr Farooq Sattar
6:08
Twitterzainubrazvi:  fs: empower the people …with a code of conduct you mean? #blaggers
6:08
Twitterkursed:  All gov. knows is how to ‘regulate’ things. People blog to essentially escape such regulations in the first place. #nbc09
6:08
Twitterammar_faheem:  Tension lene ka nai, tension dene ka says dr. Farooq sattar @ #nbc09
6:08
Twitterzainubrazvi:  fs : altaf bhai’s mantra is same as munna bhai’s tension dene ka nahi lai ne ka #blaggers
6:09
Twitterkursed:  Someone shoud have thrown a shoe at him for saying that. =P #nbc09
6:09
Faisal.K:  Aasmon pe nazar kar anjuman wa mahtab dekh.. subah ki umeed rakhni hay tu pehle khwab dekh.. Dr Farooq Sattar @ National Bloggers conf Live
6:10
Twitterammar_faheem:  The sound system here has quite a lot of room for improvement #nbc09
6:10
Faisal.K:  Jehan Ara speaking to Dr Farooq Sattar about the E crime bill and asking him to champion the bloggers casuse in parliment
6:11
TwitterJamash:  RT @zainubrazvi: fs : altaf bhai’s mantra is same as munna bhai’s tension dene ka nahi lai ne ka #blaggers
6:11
Twitterammar_faheem:  Q&A session begins. First question to dr. Farooq sattar posed by President Pasha, Jehan Ara #nbc09
6:12
Faisal.K:  Dr Farooq Sattar.. says unless each and every stake holder on the e crime bill is satisfied we will not let the bill pass!!
6:12
Twitterammar_faheem:  Dr. Farooq Sattar assures Jehan Ara that all stake holders shall be taken onboard before any bill is passed #nbc09
6:13
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers @jehan_ara requests dr.farooq sattar to chamion the e-crimes bill
6:13
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers minister raza haroon says sindh it dept is working on it
6:15
Twitterwhatthetrend:  Why is #nbc09 trending? Help explain why at What The Trend? http://wttrend.com/2603
6:15
Twitterammar_faheem:  Government does not have an IT and Telecom minister. Farooq Sattar says they have not been offered such a portfolio as yet. #nbc09
6:16
TwitterJamash:  13800 people are watching this conference which is being live blogged #nbc09 http://bit.ly/3zf7B
6:16
Twitteralmanya4:  http://tinyurl.com/c2935q Susan Boyle, asot400, IPL, Oprah,
readathon, postrank, tltsym09, Spring, Easter, #nbc09 1
6:16
Twitterjehan_ara:  @rabiagarib he says [email protected] is working with him on the policy side. How come I don’t know about it? #blaagers
6:17
Twitteralmanya4:  http://tinyurl.com/c2935q Susan Boyle, asot400, IPL, Oprah, readathon, postrank, tltsym09, Spring, Easter, nbc09 2
6:17
Twitteralmanya4:  http://tinyurl.com/c2935q Susan Boyle, asot400, IPL, Oprah, readathon, postrank, tltsym09, Spring, Easter, nbc09 3
6:18
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers give laptops to ministers, not cars!!
6:18
Faisal.K:  Ministers ko aik aik laptop de den please.. a questioner from the crowd.. prado ka hamen koi faida nahin.. laptop chahye laptop
6:19
Twitterammar_faheem:  Government advised to provide laptops to ministers so that they may start blogging too #nbc09
6:20
Twitterzainubrazvi:  rhetoric rhetoric and yet more rhetoric #blaggers
6:20
Twitterjehan_ara:  Dr. Farooq Sattar says it is better that there is no Federal Minister for IT – could have been someone who had no knowledge of IT #blaagers
6:20
TwitterLahoreGuy:  fs: empower the people …with a code of conduct you mean? #blaggers: fs: empower the people …with a code of c.. http://tinyurl.com/csdjpc
6:20
Faisal.K:  Swat ke aik aam aadmi ko bata den ke laptop kitna acha hay aur pajeros kitni evil hay Dr Farooq Sattar
6:21
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers WHERE IS FARIHA AKHTAR??!
6:21
Twitterjehan_ara:  Just like in the past we have had Education Ministers who had no education at all #blaagers
6:21
Twitterskdev:  Pajero vs Blogging :D #nbc09
6:23
Faisal.K:  Raja Islam Da photoblogging king is up now.
6:23
Twitterzainubrazvi:  raja now up on the stage to tell us about photo blogging #blaggers
6:23
Twitterammar_faheem:  Raja Islam takes the stage #nbc09
6:24
TwitterJamash:  Raja islam comes up on the stage as a photo bogger #nbc09
6:24
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers raja islam trembling on stage
6:24
Faisal.K:  Raja is the king!!!! awesome person and awesome photographer
6:24
Twitterzainubrazvi:  “i can’t express my self well in words so i decided to photo blog” #blaggers
6:24
Twitterserialchiller:  @rabiagarib .. people with bad accents don’t have them on purpose. you went to good schools, they didn’t.. cut them some slack :) #blaagers
6:25
Twitterjehan_ara:  Raja Islam photoblogger is talking about why he photoblogs – he is a software engineer #blaagers
6:25
Twitterzainubrazvi:  bloggers should exercise self censorship: raja #blaggers
6:25
Faisal.K:  when his pictures are up then the audience shall tremble not him….
6:27
Twitterzainubrazvi:  raja “blog and become famous” #blaggers
6:28
Twitterjehan_ara:  Raja says bloggers can be a catalyst for change …and sometimes you get fame which would make him happy, he said #blaagers
6:28
Twitterzainubrazvi:  raja making a very relevant point about copyright infringement and piracy #blaggers
6:28
Twittermunirusman:  Raja Islam is on photo blogging. He says he is bad is verbal communication. He is not :) #nbc09
6:28
Twitterzainubrazvi:  photo blogging is not about glamour #blaggers
6:29
Twittermunirusman:  Best presentation, I’d say! #nbc09
6:29
Twitterrabiagarib:  #blaagers excellent photograph by raja islam
6:30
Twitterzainubrazvi:  raja entertaining the audience with some really humorous but realistic pictures of pakistan #blaggers
6:30
Twitterjadoon88:  Pakistan FTW! :D #nbc09
6:30
Faisal.K:  the best presentation of the night!! Raja islam!!!!
6:35
Twitterali360:  @mqpasta @jadoon88P @rabiagarib @munirusman @jehan_ara @ammar_faheem Please upload some images of #nbc09.. I’m waiting
6:36
Twitterjehan_ara:  Great photographs by Raja Islam – great sense of humour too – don’t know why he was nervous to speak #blaagers
6:36
Faisal.K:  Ammar now speaking on urdu blogging
6:37
Twittermunirusman:  Wow great presentation by. Raja Islam. #nbc09
6:38
Twitterammar_faheem:  Urdu blogging at #nbc09
6:39
Twitterrabiagarib:  @jehan_ara i think he and jamash should speak more!!!!! #blaagers
6:39
Twitterzainubrazvi:  urdu web content is more popular than english web content in pakistan says amaar #blaggers
6:39
Twittertvnewsradio:  Following and watching Live Blogging Coverage of National Bloggers Conference 2009 http://tinyurl.com/ct8vxt #nbc09
6:42
Twitterjehan_ara:  @serialchiller haha … but he spoke better than the rest of us :) #blaagers
6:43
Twitterzainubrazvi:  urdu blogging is not that hard : amaar #blaggers
6:43
Twitterammar_faheem:  i agree. We should promote Urdu computing for better computer litracy and usage in Pakistan. #nbc09
6:43
Twitterzainubrazvi:  we now have a conclusion …#blaggers
6:43
Twitterzainubrazvi:  ali is now giving a formal vote of thanks to the ministry of IT #blaggers
6:45
Twitterzainubrazvi:  remaining questions will be compiled online and send to farooq sattar #blaggers
6:46
Twitterzainubrazvi:  and since i’m starving , i’m off now to the high tea #blaggers
6:46
Twittermunirusman:  After a nice presentation on Urdu blogging, Ali and Rabia are concluding the event. #nbc09
6:46
Twitterammar_faheem:  That is it for the panelists and speakers at the #nbc09
7:30
Twitterskdev:  I came back without having “hi-tea” ;d #nbc09
7:32
Twitterskdev:  @DrAwab yara #blaggers ya #nbc09 tay to karlete ;d in fact it should be announced ke jo related tweets karna chahen please use this hashtag
7:50
Twitterharisn:  IS #nbc09 over? :O
7:50
Twitterfaisalkapadia:  brilliant conference @ regent plaza got to meet a lot of grt bloggers well done organizers!!!! #blaagers
8:35
[Comment From AamirRaz]
I’m sad for I couldn’t attend the event. :(
8:35
[Comment From Shahzad Khan]
collection, bunch of pictures ? videos ? flip cam captures ?
8:36
[Comment From Nexsus Ali]
???
8:36
[Comment From anas]
where are the pics?
8:38
Twitterammaryasir:  Back from the national bloggers conference.Always a pleasure to meet my blogging buddies ;) #nbc09
8:38
Faisal.K:  Pictures for this conference will be up soon on facebook as well as on www.deadpanthoughts.com, thanks all for participating in this live coverage and making it a stupendous event. Again a great job by the organizers and the government (It ministry) for not only making this event possible but engaging the blogging community and not only providing it focus and impetus but a much needed pat on the back. Special thanks to Zainub razvi, Jehan ara, Awab alvi, Rabia gharib, Ammar yasir and others for their comments. We might justh ave created a footnote in history here.
8:46
Twitterammaryasir:  I missed @rabiagarib in the event. She wasn’t her usual self. I wonder why #nbc09
8:57
Twitterkashaziz:  RT @kursed: All gov. knows is how to ‘regulate’ things. People blog to essentially escape such regulations #nbc09 #blaggers #Karachi
9:01
Faisal.K:  This is Faisal.K signing off the live feed….. laters people….. blaagers & Blaggers Rawk.. Karachi raaawks!!!
9:01
 

 

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