“He stood first in every exam but failed in one, driving test”, the hall fell into laughter and he continued with saying, “when he came back home he said that now I know how people feel when they fail, anyhow I am a theoretical physicist not a practical one”. These were the words of Mr. Abdul Rashid, who was sharing some personal memories about his brother and Pakistan’s only Nobel laureate – Dr. Abdus Salam. It was a fine windy Thursday evening and I was standing in a warm room of Imperial College London.
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There are different kinds of fans but when we observe and analyse them we can find one thing common that most of these fans and more specifically “fan boys” (honestly I do not want to sound like a sexist here) they are hardly rational about their icons and seldom make sense that why they like them the most. Being an observer of what is going around, I observe many fan boys and at the end of the day I feel pity for some. If I apply all of my wisdom, only if I have any, I can not understand why there are fan boys of Misbah ul Haq, Zardari, Musharaf, and list goes on.
Qazi brothers, Qazi Sajjad built a James Bond type plane with a Suzuki engine and his brother Qazi Tufail flew the plane so high, he broke the Asian record for flying at 16000ft!
See the desi Wright brothers fly!