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Archive-name: bit-pakistan-news-faq
Last-modified: 1997/02/14
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Contents:


1) 	About bit.listserv.pakistan (PNS).
2)	Welcome to Pakistan News Service (PNS)
3)	History & Data on PNS
4)      Introduction to PNS Forums.	
5) 	Pictures of Pakistan on FTP site
6)      Services Offered by PNS 
7)	List of files on the Listserv
8)	Pakistan News Service Reference Guide
9)    	Where to Send Contributions
10)    	PNS Staff & how to contact them
11)	Archived Publications ('93-Current)
12)	WWW Home Page & Links
13)    	This FAQ- Archive Info, History & Credits. 


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Subject: 1) About bit.listserv.pakistan (PNS).

	The newsgroup 'bit.listserv.pakistan'  is distribution of 
	BITnet LISTs "PAKISTAN@ASUACAD"  & "PAKISTAN@PSUVM" called
	"The Pakistan News Service."

	The  gateway  established  at  American  Univ. is bi-directioal.
	This allows digest/newsletter posted by the editors on LISTSERV
	to appear on USENET 'bit.listserv.pakistan.'

	Any submission sent to 'bit.listserv.pakistan' is routed to the 
	editors of PNS automatically.

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Subject: 2) Welcome to Pakistan News Service (PNS) 


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  P  A  K  I  S  T  A  N        N  E  W  S        S  E  R  V  I  C  E

  Founded  on:   3  Safar  1412  Hijri,  Wednesday,  14  August  1991
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  |                     "PAKISTAN@ASUACAD.BITNET"                   |
  |                  or "PAKISTAN@ASUVM.INRE.ASU.EDU"               |
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  |    Founders  : Muhammad Javed Shaikh, Asim Mughal,              |
  |                Muhammad Javed Iqbal, Kamran Aftab,              |
  |                Syed Irfan Ashraf, Syed Asim Ali,                |
  |                Nauman Kassim Mysorewala                         |
  |_________________________________________________________________|



Salaam o Alaekum,(Greetings)

We are pleased to announce the commencement of Pakistan News Service. Its 
first official posting was on 14th August 1991.

The Pakistan News Service is a community based volunteer group. The goal is 
to share the information concerning or regarding Pakistan with the rest of 
the network community in general & with Pakistani community in particular.  

The Pakistan News Service thrives on contributions, in terms of news, info
& articles from its readers. All the information gathered is made available
free of charge to the readers/subscribers.

The Pakistan News Service provides news from various sources and info on a
variety of topic, this includes but is not limited to the following:


	1. Radio Pakistan News
	2. News Clips from Pakistani Newpapers
	3. News about Pakistan from internation News Agencies. 
	4. Exchange rates for Pakistani Ruppee  
	5. Radio Pakistan Frequency Chart & Timings 
	6. Pakistan- U.S. Tax Treaty: Filing Income Tax Return in the U.S.  
	7. Info on Travel Agents dealing with travel arrangements to Pakistan
	8. Info on remitting money to Pakistan.
	9. Articles, news briefs, receipies,  miscellaneous info etc
	10. Moderated discussions on Pakistan 
	11. Discussion on Computer Technology 


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Subject: 3) History & Data on PNS 



PNS HISTORY:  

August 14, 1991. Pakistan News Service (PAKISTAN @ ASUACAD) commences
March  30, 1992. An automonous subsidiary of Pakistan News Service, 
		 "Muslim News Network (MNN)" (MUSLIMS @ ASUACAD) established.
April  30, 1992. Pakistan News Service reaches 1,000 direct subscribers.
May     2, 1992. Pakistan News Service (PNS) Peers on PSUVM.(PAKISTAN @ PSUVM)
August 10, 1992. Muslim News Network (MNN) Peers on PSUVM.   (MUSLIMS @ PSUVM)
August 14, 1992. MNN renames to IINN (Islamic Information & News Network).
Sept.   1, 1992. Independent SuperComputing Forum (SCF) formed.
Feb.    1, 1993. SCF formally linked to PNS. 
July   20, 1993. Internet Relay Chat Bot for PNS Headlines: /msg PakNews Help
Sept    1, 1993. PNS FTP Site - Major Reorganization 
Sept   15, 1993. PNS Mailing List established for difficult email addresses.
Oct     1, 1993. PNS-L @ PSUVM  Pakistan News Service Discussion Opens.
Dec    15, 1993. PNS, PNS-L & IINN gatewayed to USENET.
Feb     1, 1994. PNS-L Archives available from 'listserv@psuvm'
March   1, 1994. SCF renamed to CTF (Computer Technology Forum) & revitalized.
April   1, 1994. CTF moved to site: gnu.ai.mit.edu.
May    15, 1994. Frequently Asked Questions Document Approved for IINN.
June   15, 1994. Frequently Asked Questions Documents Approved for PNS & PNS-L
August 14, 1995. WWW Pages setup for PNS Forums.

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Subject: 4) Introduction to PNS Forums.	

The Pakistan News Service Group enjoys four feathers in its cap. Ranging
from mainstream NewsLetter to digest on computer technology in Pakistan. 
Two of those forums, namely, IINN &  CTF are considered "sister forums" 
or "independent subsidiary of Pakistan News Service." 

The following is a list of Pakistan News Service Forums:

PNS (Pakistan News Service Newsletter)

	Provides almost daily coverage of news on Pakistan & events in 
	Pakistan. Contact Address: Pakistan@asuacad.bitnet.


PNS-L (Pakistan News Service Discussions)

	A moderated discussion forum on topics related to Pakistan. It
	also  covers special events e.g. elections. Publication is put 
	out once a week. Contact Address: pns-l@psuvm.bitnet


IINN (Islamic Information & News Network)

	A weekly digest covering news & events in Islamic World. Articles
	& info on Islam in non-political & academic environment.
	Contact Address: muslims@asuacad.bitnet


CTF (Computer Technology Forum)

	Monthly digest covering Computer Technology as it relates to 
	Pakistan. Contact Address: ctf-request@gnu.ai.mit.edu 

The  administrative  tasks & public relations for all four  forums  is 
combined. The resources & information gathered is shared. However, the 
editorial boards are independent have different policies. 

The in-house developed resources available include two sets of scripts, 

	1) 'Publish'  - Strips off the headers/minor format     
	2) 'Nebula'   - A newsletter generation package.           


LISTSERV/USENET GATEWAYS:

	List: PAKISTAN	<-->	USENET: bit.listserv.pakistan
	List: PNS-L	<-->	USENET: bit.listserv.pns-l
	List: MUSLIMS 	<-->	USENET: bit.listserv.muslims
	

WORLD WIDE WEB URLs for PNS Forums:

Pakistan News Service:(PNS)
http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/bit-pakistan-faq/faq.html

Pakistan News Service Discussions:(PNS-L)
http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/bit-pns-l-faq/faq.html

Islamic Information & News Network:(IINN)
http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/bit-pns-l-faq/faq.html


SUBSCRIPTION: Free

	Readership: Listservs	-  3,500 (December '95)
		    USENET	- 14,000 estimated (May '94 statistics)


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Subject: 5) Pictures of Pakistan on FTP site


 
	Pictures of Pakistan in '.gif' format are available thru Pakistan 
	News Service. These files are on 'listserv@asuacad' and most of 
	them are on anonymous FTP site. 

	Anonymous FTP Site:
	____________________________________________________________________
		This site hosts  .gifs on Pakistan gathered from the net 
		for free distribution.   

				host:  	ftp.ugcs.caltech.edu
 				login: 	anonymous
				password: <your email address>
				dir  : /pub/gifs/Pakistan

		Information on the files is listed in ... 

			images.doc  

	P.S. Please use BINARY format to retrieve files.


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Subject: 6) Services Offered by PNS 

	The following is a concise list, please also see 'Introduction
	to PNS Forums' and 'Welcome to Pakistan News Service.'


	o	Files on Listserv
	o	Old publications on Listserv
	o	Pictures of Pakistan thru FTP
	o 	Moderated discussion on Pakistan
	o	Database of Pakistani Students


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Subject: 7) List of files on the Listserv

	T H E   P A K I S T A N   N E W S   S E R V I C E 
	__________________________________________________________________

		As a continued effort to provide  information on  Pakistan,
	Pakistan News Service manages  number of files  open for anyone  to 
	retrieve from the  LISTSERV. We  encourage our readers  to  send us 
	files  on any  other subject which they think will be beneficial to 
	the Pakistani community.The following is a summary of how to access
	these files and a list of info files currently available. 
					
						-Asim Mughal
						 PNS Spokesman
updated: April 4, 1993
###########################################################################

FOR BITnet Subscribers: 
	For interactive access: $ SEND/NOP LISTSERV @ ASUACAD

FOR EVERYONE (BITnet,INTERnet etc) Subscribers:
	1. Send an electronic mail message to either

		LISTSERV @ ASUACAD.BITnet or LISTSERV @ ASUVM.INRE.ASU.EDU
	
	2. The COMMANDS should be the text of the message.

COMMANDS:
To get a latest listing of available files:  INDEX PAKISTAN
To retreive a file from the server        :  GET PAKISTAN filename
				(example) :  GET PAKISTAN INFO
____________________________________________________________________________
LISTING OF FILES:

As of Jan 01, 1996

*  PAKISTAN FILELIST for LISTSERV@ASUACAD.
*
*  PAKISTAN Newsletter available from LISTSERV
*
* :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

* filename filetype   date     time   File description
* -------- --------   --------------- ----------------
  PAKISTAN INFO       92/09/13 23:18:45 What is Pakistan Listserv
  PAKISTAN RADIO_FR   92/09/14 01:20:48 Radio Pakistan Frequencies (Javed)
  PAKISTAN EXCH_RAT   92/09/14 01:24:21 Foreign Exchange Rates in Rupees
  PAKISTAN HISTORY    91/08/22 13:38:17 A Brief History of Pakistan
  PAKISTAN NAT_ATHM   92/09/13 23:19:19 Pakistan's National Anthem
  PAKISTAN RECIPE_A   94/03/03 20:04:22 Pakistani recipes of Main Dishes
  PAKISTAN RECIPE_B   92/09/13 23:19:14 Pakistani recipes of Sweet Dishes
  PAKISTAN KKH_GIF    91/09/01 15:59:06 Gif of Karakoram Valley (uuencoded IBM)
  PAKISTAN K2_GIF     91/09/01 15:59:24 Gif of K2 peak (uuenoded IBM)
  PAKISTAN EMBASSY    92/09/14 01:24:16 Listing of Phone Numbers of Embassy 
  PAKISTAN INFOTAX    92/09/14 00:23:02 US-Pak TAX Treaty
  PAKISTAN INFOINS    92/09/14 01:22:29 US Immigration laws for Students & other
  PAKISTAN URDUFONT   91/11/15 01:29:22 Urdu font for Sun Work Station
  PAKISTAN SHLMR_GI   92/02/16 18:50:51 Shalimar Garden Gif file (uuencoded IBM)
  PAKISTAN TOMB_GIF   92/02/16 18:49:33 Gif of a tomb in Pakistan(uuencoded IBM)
  PAKISTAN HALA_GIF   92/02/24 10:51:39 Hala Mosque Gif file(uuencoded IBM)
  PAKISTAN IQBALGIF   92/02/24 10:52:23 Iqbal poem  Gif file(uuencoded IBM)
  PAKISTAN BALUCHGF   92/02/24 11:04:55 Picture of scenery in Baluchistan
  PAKISTAN INDUSGIF   92/02/24 11:04:22 Picture of the Indus River 
  PAKISTAN DCOD_BAS   92/02/24 11:13:34 XXdecode.bas file to generate 
					UUDECODE.COM file for IBM PC
  PAKISTAN AL_QURAN   92/09/14 01:20:42 Translation of Ayats of Quran
  PAKISTAN MINARET    92/09/14 01:24:04 Macintosh program to calculate prayer 
					timing, Qibla direction, etc.
  PAKISTAN FREEDOM    93/03/18 01:23:04 PIA Diary on Freedom Fighters of 
					the Independence
  PAKISTAN EDITORS    93/05/25 07:02:08 Addresses of Editors of various 
					publications in Pakistan
  PAKISTAN NAMAZFOR   94/02/12 10:47:29 Fortran Source Code for SALAT Time 
					Calculator. 
  PAKISTAN PNSFAQ     94/09/10 15:19:04 Pakistan News Service (PAKISTAN) 
					Frequently Asked Questions
  PAKISTAN PNS-LFAQ   94/09/10 15:19:04 Pakistan News Service Discussions 
					(PNS-L) Frequently Asked Questions
  PAKISTAN IINNFAQ    94/09/10 15:18:59 Islamic Information and News Network 
					(IINN) Frequent Asked Questions
  PAKISTAN WELCOME    95/10/16 20:49:03 Pakistan News Service Welcome Message
 
___________________________________________________________________________
Note: LOG files of previous issues can be retrieved in a similar manner.


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Subject: 8) Pakistan News Service Reference Guide 


	T H E   P A K I S T A N   N E W S   S E R V I C E 
	__________________________________________________________________


		   A QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE
		   _______________________


BASIC CONCEPTS:                     

a. Email addresses of Pakistan News Service are:

	PAKISTAN@ASUACAD.BITnet 
	pakistan@asuvm.inre.asu.edu

	PAKISTAN@PSUVM.BITnet	
	pakistan@psuvm.psu.edu

	Any contributions of News/Articles/comments may be sent to any 
	of the above email addresses.

b. A number of services are handled automagically by the LISTSERV.

c. These services include:

   SUB PAKISTAN name -        Subscribe to Pakistan News Service (PNS)
   SIGNOFF PAKISTAN  -        Cancel Subscription to PNS
   SET PAKISTAN NOMAIL -      Put subscription on hold
   SET PAKISTAN MAIL   -      Re-activate subscription 
   INDEX PAKISTAN      -      Get listing of files available thorough PNS 
   GET PAKISTAN filename -    Get a copy of available file named 'filename'

d. To use the LISTSERV services: 

	Step 1: Send email to: LISTSERV@ASUACAD.BITnet
	Step 2: 'Subject' field is optional (can be left blank)
	Step 3: List the appropriate service (listed in 'c') as text of 
                your email. 

e. Example: To subscribe from a unix machine my screen should look as 
            follows:
 
      __________________________________________________________________

	% mail listserv@asuacad.bitnet 
        Subject: subscription to PNS
   
        SUB PAKISTAN Asim Mughal
  	 
	<CTRL-D>
	%
	_________________________________________________________________

f. Accessing Pakistan News Service forums thru USENET.

	As of Oct 1, '93. PNS forums are available thru usenet as:

	bit.listserv.pakistan
	bit.listserv.pns-l
	bit.listserv.muslims

   To access: On Unix machines: type: 'rn' or 'trn'   
				      go <name>

	      On VAX/VMS      : type: 'VNEWS'

   If USENET is not available on your site or your site doesn't get PNS
   forums, please contact your system administrator and request for PNS
   forums to be available. 



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Subject: 9) Where to Send Contributions

	Please send your contributions to any of the following addresses:

	A-  PAKISTAN @ PSUVM.BITNET
	    PAKISTAN @ PSUVM.PSU.EDU

	B-  PAKISTAN @ ASUACAD.BITNET
	    PAKISTAN @ ASUVM.INRE.ASU.EDU

	C-  bit-listserv-pakistan@uunet.uu.net

	D-  USENET:  % Pnews bit.listserv.pakistan

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Subject: 10) PNS Staff & how to contact them

STAFF:
   -------------------------------------------------------------------------
   |                Pakistan News Service - Executive Board                |
   |               ------------------------------------------              |
   |               Syed Mohammad Irfan Ashraf, Syed Asim Ali,              |
   |                 Nauman Kassim Mysorewala, Asim Mughal                 |
   |||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

ASSOCIATE EDITORS:


CONTACT: Email Address: Pakistan @ Asuacad.Bitnet

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Subject: 11) Archived Publications ('93-Current)


    The Publications of Pakistan News  Service  are  automatically created &
    stored  on  "listserv@asuvm.inre.asu.edu".  To  retrieve  a full listing
    (filelist) of archived publications & files available in public, send an
    email message to "listserv@asuvm.inre.asu.edu",  the text of the message
    must be: 

                                 INDEX PAKISTAN
    

    A file similar to the one below will be mailed back. Select the archived
    publication desired. To retrieve  a  copy  of  the archived publication,
    again write an email  message  to  "listserv@psuvm.psu.edu"   with   the
    following format for your text message: 


                             GET PAKISTAN LOGyymmx


				Note: yy == year (e.g. 94)
	      			      mm == month (e.g. 08 for August)
				      x is alphabet (a-f)
				      	a  == first week
				      	b  == second week & so on...

	Hence the command would have been.

			     GET PAKISTAN-L LOG9512E



    A copy of Filelist retreived as  of  January 01,  1996  listing only the
    archived publications is attached. 


*  NOTEBOOK archives for the list
*  (Weekly notebook)
*                             rec               last - change
* filename filetype   GET PUT -fm lrecl nrecs   date     time   Remarks
* -------- --------   --- --- --- ----- ----- -------- -------- -------------------------------
  PAKISTAN LOG9301B   ALL OWN V      80   605 93/01/13 08:27:53 Started on Fri, 8 Jan 1993 10:36:00 EST
  PAKISTAN LOG9301C   ALL OWN V      80  1217 93/01/18 10:23:58 Started on Fri, 15 Jan 1993 09:58:00 EST
  PAKISTAN LOG9301D   ALL OWN V      80   529 93/01/28 22:03:10 Started on Thu, 28 Jan 1993 17:28:00 EST
  PAKISTAN LOG9302A   ALL OWN V      80  1552 93/02/06 07:03:34 Started on Fri, 29 Jan 1993 23:09:00 EST
  PAKISTAN LOG9302B   ALL OWN V      80   593 93/02/14 05:28:02 Started on Sun, 14 Feb 1993 01:43:00 -0500
  PAKISTAN LOG9302C   ALL OWN V      79    58 93/02/15 23:40:11 Started on Mon, 15 Feb 1993 22:48:42 MST
  PAKISTAN LOG9302D   ALL OWN V      79  1189 93/02/27 05:10:22 Started on Mon, 22 Feb 1993 22:55:23 MST
  PAKISTAN LOG9303B   ALL OWN V      80  1304 93/03/14 23:08:58 Started on Tue, 9 Mar 1993 16:53:00 EST
  PAKISTAN LOG9303C   ALL OWN V      80  1374 93/03/18 23:26:54 Started on Tue, 16 Mar 1993 01:33:03 EST
  PAKISTAN LOG9303D   ALL OWN V      80   994 93/03/25 05:10:16 Started on Wed, 24 Mar 1993 03:11:05 -0700
  PAKISTAN LOG9304A   ALL OWN V      80  3835 93/04/06 22:19:52 Started on Fri, 2 Apr 1993 13:42:49 -0700
  PAKISTAN LOG9304B   ALL OWN V      80  1186 93/04/14 13:31:37 Started on Fri, 9 Apr 1993 05:23:28 -0700
  PAKISTAN LOG9304C   ALL OWN V      80  1756 93/04/21 21:24:01 Started on Sun, 18 Apr 1993 16:33:02 MST
  PAKISTAN LOG9304D   ALL OWN V      79   289 93/04/25 01:22:59 Started on Sun, 25 Apr 1993 01:21:34 -0700
  PAKISTAN LOG9304E   ALL OWN V      79   362 93/04/29 06:38:24 Started on Thu, 29 Apr 1993 06:08:58 -0700
  PAKISTAN LOG9305A   ALL OWN V      80  3678 93/05/07 08:58:53 Started on Sat, 1 May 1993 03:53:47 -0700
  PAKISTAN LOG9305B   ALL OWN V      80  1744 93/05/14 09:26:57 Started on Sun, 9 May 1993 12:22:11 -0400
  PAKISTAN LOG9305C   ALL OWN V      79  1229 93/05/20 14:51:07 Started on Sat, 15 May 1993 14:54:20 -0400
  PAKISTAN LOG9305D   ALL OWN V      80  1537 93/05/27 09:51:58 Started on Tue, 25 May 1993 03:01:00 EDT
  PAKISTAN LOG9305E   ALL OWN V      80  2210 93/05/31 07:09:31 Started on Sat, 29 May 1993 14:15:34 -0400
  PAKISTAN LOG9306A   ALL OWN V      78   331 93/06/05 12:15:00 Started on Wed, 2 Jun 1993 14:20:10 -0400
  PAKISTAN LOG9306B   ALL OWN V      80  1204 93/06/11 01:54:55 Started on Fri, 11 Jun 1993 01:51:19 -0700
  PAKISTAN LOG9306C   ALL OWN V      80  1899 93/06/19 05:23:27 Started on Tue, 15 Jun 1993 00:56:20 -0700
  PAKISTAN LOG9306D   ALL OWN V      80   928 93/06/27 16:39:32 Started on Wed, 23 Jun 1993 18:30:40 -0700
  PAKISTAN LOG9306E   ALL OWN V      80   579 93/06/30 20:22:18 Started on Tue, 29 Jun 1993 20:03:02 -0700
  PAKISTAN LOG9307A   ALL OWN V      80  1529 93/07/07 21:24:18 Started on Fri, 2 Jul 1993 23:38:27 -0400
  PAKISTAN LOG9307B   ALL OWN V      80  1590 93/07/14 12:35:01 Started on Fri, 9 Jul 1993 22:18:41 -0700
  PAKISTAN LOG9307C   ALL OWN V      80  2688 93/07/20 19:45:44 Started on Thu, 15 Jul 1993 03:57:00 EDT
  PAKISTAN LOG9307D   ALL OWN V      80  1760 93/07/28 18:42:08 Started on Thu, 22 Jul 1993 03:51:57 -0400
  PAKISTAN LOG9307E   ALL OWN V      80   496 93/07/31 19:09:06 Started on Thu, 29 Jul 1993 16:33:28 -0400
  PAKISTAN LOG9308A   ALL OWN V      81  1333 93/08/06 13:09:31 Started on Mon, 2 Aug 1993 16:23:36 -0400
  PAKISTAN LOG9308B   ALL OWN V      80  1287 93/08/14 11:54:31 Started on Sun, 8 Aug 1993 19:39:12 PDT
  PAKISTAN LOG9308C   ALL OWN V      80  1338 93/08/21 05:26:04 Started on Mon, 16 Aug 1993 00:31:19 -0700
  PAKISTAN LOG9308D   ALL OWN V      80   974 93/08/28 14:49:13 Started on Mon, 23 Aug 1993 01:49:19 PDT
  PAKISTAN LOG9308E   ALL OWN V      80   838 93/08/31 18:33:12 Started on Mon, 30 Aug 1993 12:38:00 EDT
  PAKISTAN LOG9309A   ALL OWN V      80  2647 93/09/07 20:50:35 Started on Wed, 1 Sep 1993 20:25:42 PDT
  PAKISTAN LOG9309B   ALL OWN V      79  1174 93/09/14 03:15:46 Started on Wed, 8 Sep 1993 15:06:31 PDT
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Subject: 12) WWW Home Page & Links

PNS HOME PAGE:
http://alumni.caltech.edu/~mughal/pns/pns.html
http://www.wmich.edu/psa/news

PNS-L HOME PAGE: 
http://alumni.caltech.edu/~mughal/pns-l/pns-l.html

CTF HOME PAGE:
http://alumni.caltech.edu/~mughal/ctf/ctf.html

IINN HOME PAGE:
http://alumni.caltech.edu/~mughal/iinn/iinn.html


PNS FAQ URL:
http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/pakistan/news-service-faq

PNS-L FAQ URL:
http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/pakistan/news-service-list

IINN FAQ URL:
http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/bit-muslims-faq/faq.html

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Subject: 13) This FAQ- Archive Info, History & Credits.

ARCHIVE INFO:

This FAQ is archived & availble thru anonymous FTP & world-wide web.

        Anonymous FTP:

        1. SITE:        rtfm.mit.edu
           Directory:   /pub/usenet/news.answers/bit-pakistan-faq.Z

        2. SITE:        ftp.uu.net
           Directory:   /pub/usenet/news.answers/bit-pakistan-faq.Z


        Word-Wide Web:
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URL for USENET FAQs:
http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/top.html

URL for this FAQ:
www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/usenet/pakistan/news-service-faq



HISTORY:

Version 1.0  Released June 26, 1994  
Version 1.2  Released July 04, 1994   Distribution to scp & s.answers.
Version 1.3  Released Aug  14, 1994   Copyright Info Included 
Version 1.4  Released Oct  12, 1994   Item #7 updated. Files List of Listserv 
Version 1.5  Released Aug  10, 1995   New Items #11 & #12. Total=13
Version 1.6  Released Oct  05, 1995   Updated Subject: &
Version 1.7  Released Jan  01, 1996   Updated header, #3, #11, #12 
Version 1.8  Released Feb  14, 1997   Updated #12 & Headers/Archive name.

CREDITS: Pakistan News Service Staff

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