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Roots & History

Jange-e-Azadi – War of Independence
Posted On April 26, 2012 | No Comments

Although the British Empire expanded, the native Indians never accepted their dominance. On May 10, 1857, Indian soldiers of the British Indian Army, drawn mostly from Muslim units from Bengal, rose against the British in [...]

Fact Sheet

Malala Yousaf Zai
Posted On October 27, 2013 | No Comments

Bio: Malala Yousafzai (born in Mingora, Pakistan on July 12 1997) is a Pakistani school pupil and education activist from the Swat region of Pakistan. Malala has spent her life fighting for education and women’s [...]

Archaeology

Moenjodaro – The Cradle of Civilization
Posted On June 6, 2012 | No Comments

Located on the west bank of the River Indus, 350 miles from Karachi lies Moenjodaro (Mound of the Dead), an archaeological site which has been rated amongst the most spectacular of the world’s ancient cities. [...]

Geography

Coastal Area
Posted On January 20, 2013 | No Comments

The coastal area of Pakistan stretches along the Arabian Sea for some 1000 km from the marshy Rann of Kutch to Iran in the west. The Makran (Urdu: مکران) Coast Range forms a narrow strip [...]

Pak Personalities

Malala Yousaf Zai
Posted On October 27, 2013 | No Comments

Bio: Malala Yousafzai (born in Mingora, Pakistan on July 12 1997) is a Pakistani school pupil and education activist from the Swat region of Pakistan. Malala has spent her life fighting for education and women’s [...]

Cultural Heritage

Culture of Pakistan
Posted On April 22, 2012 | No Comments

The culture of Pakistan is an amalgamation of influences various civilizations that thrived in this part of the world as old as 7000 BC (Mehrgarh) and Indus Valley Civilization(3500 BC–1800 BC). In the near past, [...]

Punjab

Sialkot – Pakistan’s Export Capital
Posted On July 15, 2012 | No Comments

While most of the cities of {Punjab are famous for their long history and possession of Mogul architecture, there two cities which are famous for their exports – Faisalabad for world famous cotton bed sheets [...]

Sindh

Khairpur
Posted On June 13, 2012 | No Comments

Khairpur is a small city in the north of Sindh the south eastern province of Pakistan. Khairpur is known for the dates grown in this region, the fort of Kot DG, archeological site of Kot [...]

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Chitral – Land of Tirich Mir and Kafir Kalash
Posted On April 27, 2012 | No Comments

Ask anyone where Chitral is, and one may get a blank look since this land of Tirich Mir and the Kafirs, people of the lost world, is obscured behind the Lowari Top, which due to [...]

Balochistan

Balochistan – The Largest Land Mass Province
Posted On May 19, 2012 | No Comments

Balochistan – rugged with endless landscape (devoid of vegetation) – is the largest province of Pakistan. Like Punjab, it is also divided between Pakistan and Iran to the west. Besides Iran it neighbours Afghanistan and [...]

Gilgit Baltistan

Information About Gilgit
Posted On October 26, 2011 | No Comments

Located on the Karakoram Highway (KKH), the Eighth Wonder of the World, Gilgit is the most important city in the Northern Area of Pakistan. Gilgit provides the jump pad to some of the loftiest and [...]

Capital

History Of Islamabad
Posted On October 22, 2011 | No Comments

Whether you’re arriving to the capital city or leaving, it is accessible from two main arterials: the Islamabad Highway, which links to the (historic) Grand Trunk Road, and the Kashmir Highway. From the Eastern side, [...]

National Symbols

Chakur (Partridge) – National Bird of Pakistan
Posted On June 12, 2012 | No Comments

The Chukar (Alectoris chukar) is a Eurasian upland game bird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. Its native range in Asia from Pakistan and Kashmir, India and Afghanistan. It is [...]

Pak Politics

Profile of Asfandyar Wali Khan
Posted On February 11, 2012 | No Comments

Personal Born in Shahibagh Charsadda on 19th February 1949. Attended primary school at Jesus and Mary Convent and attended college at Aitchison College Lahore. Graduated and got B.com honors from Peshawar University in the mid [...]

Sports

Shandur Polo Festival
Posted On April 19, 2012 | No Comments

Describing the importance the game of polo, the WW-II acclaimed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once said that “A polo handicap is your passport to the world”. His words could not ring with more shattering [...]

Entertainment

Nusrat Fateh Ali – The Music Maestro
Posted On May 13, 2012 | No Comments

There are very few singers who just come and click to the audience right on their solo appearance. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was one such person, who came and conquered not only the local audience [...]

Communication Network

Ports
Posted On January 19, 2014 | No Comments

Pakistan shares a 1,200 kilometres long coast line with the Arabian Sea – a mid sea which joins the the strategic oil line of Persian Gulf with the Indian Ocean. On it lie the Karachi [...]

Calamities & Disasters

Bhoja Air Crash Claims 127
Posted On April 22, 2012 | No Comments

At least 127 people have died in Pakistan’s worst air crash in almost two years. Budget carrier Bhoja Air’s flight B4213 crashed near Islamabad airport on Friday at 6:47 p.m., seven minutes after it made [...]