EasyPaisa Pakistan website showing SQL query

Pakistan, Thoughts
Go to EasyPaisa Pakistan and go to EasyPaisa Shop --> Find an Easypaisa Merchant and once you are there, search for something and hit "Submit" [caption id="attachment_1095" align="aligncenter" width="681" caption="Telenor EasyPaisa "Find an Easypaisa Merchant" search form"][/caption] On the new page with listing, select Control+A or highlight the page with a mouse to see a "debug info" SQL query right there in white text. I really do wish someone does not use the info to plan an SQL injunction [caption id="attachment_1096" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Telenor EasyPaisa "Find an Easypaisa Merchant" search results with SQL query shown on page"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_1097" align="aligncenter" width="584" caption="FULL VIEW - Telenor EasyPaisa "Find an Easypaisa Merchant" search results with SQL query shown on page"][/caption]
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DHA Cinema still closed

Pakistan
DHA Cinema is still closed with this notice, shame on you DHA Sources say, A DHA official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said it was difficult to say when the cinema would open again because Mandviwalla’s contract has expired and DHA does not plan on renewing it.
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Wateen’s Initial Public Offering

News, Thoughts
I got this in my mailbox today (since I am a Wateen consumer since Dec 2007) Dear Valued Customer, Wateen Telecom is a group company of Abu Dhabi group. Abu Dhabi Group is one of the largest business groups in the Middle East and the one of the largest foreign investor in Pakistan. Abu Dhabi group owns Wateen through Warid Telecom International and Bank Alfalah Limited which hold 79.8% and 20.0% shares respectively. Wateen’s successful four years of operations in the telecom industry of Pakistan speak for itself, as it successfully deployed the largest commercial and first nationwide 3.5 GHz WiMax network rollout in the world covering 22 cities and 1,100 sites with over 160,000 wireless broadband customers (60% of wireless Broadband market), 12,000 Broadband customers over fiber and 2,700…
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HashPakistan needs an admin panel

News, Pakistan, Personal, Thoughts
Well, my initial estimates were wrong. I thought I could retweet the posts and Twitter would give me accurate results. The problem is with twitter results. They are giving me wrong and irrelevant results. Also, when I ask Twitter to only send me "positive" tweets, it sometimes does not mark most of the positive tweets as "positive", in fact they are not marked at all. So there are the "positive" tweets, "negative" tweets, "questions" and "unknown" (or "unrated") tweets. A quick look at these tweets and I can see many of them as good ones that should have been retweeted but they were not. To get over this situation, I need to have an admin panel where I can see statistics and possibly "approve" the negative / unrated tweets. Having…
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Twitter Search gone mad!

News, Pakistan
Yes, I know what I just said that ... its true because my new project HashPakistan is using Twitter Search API to get all posts with hashtag #Pakistan and last night twitter gave it results containing #ashes (and has nothing to do with Pakistan). I noticed it today and removed those updates from the twitter timeline. Hopefully it does not happen again. P.S. There are no official words on the Twitter Blog regarding this
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Cash Deposit Machine (CDM) or Can’t Deposit Machine? Weird experience

Pakistan, Thoughts
My salary account is HBL (I hate this bank) and I use Dubai Islamic Bank's services which I am very satisfied with. So last night after work, I thought to move balance from HBL to DIB, tried the inter-bank transfer (which should be great if it is working) but invain. So I went straight to DIB Main Bulevard, Guberg branch. I took out the cash from one ATM and tried to deposit it via DIB's CDM (Cash Deposit Machine) into my DIB account. Either the machine was acting weird or the time-waste was inevitable. The machine deposited half my cash and reject the other half. I took a look at the other half that was rejected, the bills were clean and new. I could not find anything with the naked…
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Warid Postpaid Issues – had to MNP my cell number

Pakistan, Personal, Reviews
I moved from Warid to Ufone in April, I forgot to mention that. Thanks to MNP the move was smooth and easy. Now let me tell you why I moved. First of all, there are billing issues in Postpaid. They have two SMS packages Zoom Limited SMS Package offering 750 messages per month and Zoom Unlimited SMS Package offering 7,500 messages per month When you activate any of these packages (for the first time) the package is charged double. So e.g. you activate Zoom Unlimited and it costs approx Rs. 300 per month so it will be charged twice, once as ACTIVATION CHARGES and second as monthly charges (WTF!!) (more…)
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