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Dharna as a medium of social change By Shanzeh Iqbal, Nov 24th, 2014, 1 Comment

In Khyber Pakhtun Khwa since more than a decade there had been a great turbulence. Talibans had given a blow to socio economic progress in this province especially. All the inhabitants had suffered either directly or indirectly due to this hullabaloo. The government had taken a firm decision to launch an operation to root out [...]

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Worth A Second Look

Education as Provincial Subject in Pakistan»
By Mahboob Popatia, Nov 23rd, 2014

At the time of framing of the Constitution of 1973, it was understood that after ten years or so the Concurrent Legislative List would be abolished to grant more autonomy to the provinces. Under the Constitution, Education was placed in the Concurrent Legislative List and the Federal Government was empowered to deal with educational curriculum. [...]

Sheikh Rashid - True Face of Poor in Pakistan»
By Azfar Gardezi, Nov 20th, 2014 1 Comment

The reason why our intelligentsia and elite turns away their heads in disgust and they condemn the Awami Muslim League (AML) leader, Shaikh Rasheed because they think that this is so cheap and street like talk. Yes that’s what it is and street talk is all about the common public.
Pakistan is drifting towards anarchy because [...]

30 November Deadline of PTI»
By Faiza Iqbal, Nov 19th, 2014

Nawaz Sharif, his ministers and his relatives are taking the 30th November deadline of PTI very lightly. They seem over-confident and living in la la land. PML-N thinks that as they managed to somehow weather the PTI storm in August, they will also be able to replicate that again on 30th November deadline of PTI.
They [...]

Zardari in Hashwani’s Book»
By Salman Mugsi, Nov 17th, 2014

Two titans have locked horns again. Two of the most rich people have come out with daggers drawn to fight in the public. One has published a book leveling allegations against the other, and the other has gone to courts and is serving defamation notices of billion rupees.
Hashoo Group’s president Sadruddin Hashwani has written a [...]

PTI Arrests IDPs in Bannu»
By Badar ul Islam, Nov 16th, 2014

PTI government in KPK has broken yet another record of incompetency by shooting at the (Internally Displaced People) IDPs, and then arresting hundreds of them who were protesting peacefully against the corruption of local officials and the policemen. PTI as usual is in denial mode.
This is a common scene now. PTI is staging sit-in Islamabad, [...]

Najam Sethi credits ‘trio’ for team success»
By Muhammad Asif Khan, Nov 15th, 2014

On Pakistan’s impressive run of form the former chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Najam Sethi has credited the trio of captain Misbah-ul-Haq, coach Waqar Younis and chief selector/manager, Moin Khan, adding that despite criticism he stuck to his plans for a purpose.
“I chose Misbah and stood by him to eliminate the possibility of [...]

IMRAN KHAN’s WISH LIST…»
By Maryam Nazir, Nov 14th, 2014

You want to kill a matter, make a commission, leave its fate on them and forget. This has been a common practice in Pakistan, becoming a tradition now. Just two days ago, Imran Khan, the record maker Imran Khan, demanded to form a commission constituting of ISI and MI members for election probe.
This Dharna if [...]

Agencies in Judicial Commission for Election Probe»
By Shanzeh Iqbal, Nov 13th, 2014

The spokespersons of PTI argue that the role of ISI was defined according to Pakistan Protection Ordinance. They are of the view that in the past whenever PPP and PMLN wished to take help of army they were ready and now the issue is raised that army should be kept out of the poll rigging [...]

Insult-Container in Islamabad»
By Ali Yar Khan, Nov 12th, 2014

Insult- Container in Islamabad has become a source of comical amusement for the world. On nightly basis, an insane person climbs up it, roams like a wounded specie, picks a particular person in his mind, and then start insulting that person with wild allegations and threats.
Last night, the target of that ‘fatir-ul-aqal’ person was former [...]

Western Allied Pakistan is What We Need»
By Maria, Nov 11th, 2014

Chinese President Ji Xingping, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and English Prime Minister are few of the world leaders which have shown warm gestures towards the Pakistan. This is such a great news as it seems that Pakistan is getting out of a virtual pariah status.

Pakistan needs to stand allies with the Europe, America and the [...]

Misc

Pakistani sindhi girls mobile numbers»
By Amna Gilani, Nov 5th, 2014

Pakistani sindhi girls mobile numbers mania is on the rise these days. There are boys who circle around the schools and colleges throwing cards in the way of girls with their cell numbers written on them and many ask girls’ numbers in return, and they kind of tail them for a distance on daily basis.
I [...]

Apna Rozgar scheme application form 2014 2015»
By Rohail Butt, Oct 31st, 2014 1 Comment

The Apna Rozgar scheme application form 2014 2015 are now available for the chief minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif new venture for the poor and needy of this country and as usual it will be done on the merit. The whole process is fully transparent and open for any scrutiny, and merit is the key.
Applicants of [...]

CTI Internship program 2014 2015 forms applications result»
By Rauf Amir, Oct 3rd, 2014

College Teaching Internship program for 2015 and 2014 has been announced and in the first phase the applications have been submitted and new will be announced soon. Girls and boys can apply for these  internship which will also pay a handsome stipend each month in addition to valuable experience as teacher.
This is a very good [...]

British Council Sending Pakistanis to Australia»
By Mahina Murtaza, Oct 3rd, 2014

Do you want to go to Australia from Pakistan and work there or visit there? Well, here is a free chance from the British Council Pakistan as they launch their ‘Australia Beckons’ campaign. British Council sending Pakistanis to Australia is being advertised in the newspapers across the country.
All the candidates need to do is to [...]

Remembering Hajj 2009 Part 2»
By Abida Rahmani, Sep 29th, 2014

Nov 25th 8th Zilhajj
We arrived at Mina from Azizia (Mecca) today. Found it too much changed than the hajj that we performed in 1983. Lots of improvements have been done here.Tent is big enough to accommodate all three groups of us. Ladies in one tent and gents in the other one.
We arrived here by bus [...]

CM Punjab Flood Relief Fund NADRA Centers»
By Sana Ali, Sep 27th, 2014 4 Comments

Money among Punjab flood victims will be distributed through the NADRA payment centers in Jhang, Sialkot, Multan, Athara Hazari, Narowal, Hafizabad, Gujranwala and other areas. Centers have also been established in the Lahore and other districts of the Punjab province.
Rescue work in Punjab floods 2014 has been completed and now relief work is in full [...]

Sitara-e-Imtiaz for Overseas Pakistani Dr. Riaz Khawaja»
By Faiz Al-Najdi, Aug 26th, 2014

In keeping with the age old tradition, President of Pakistan - Mamnoon Hussain – announced various civil and military awards on the eve of 14th August – the Independence Day of Pakistan. For the overseas Pakistanis living and working in Saudi Arabia this news was received with bit of surprise and joy as one of [...]

Congo Virus in Pakistan Reported»
By Tazeen, Aug 18th, 2014

4 to 5 cases of dreaded Congo Virus has been reported in patients in the Zoob area of Balochistan. This is extremely dangerous development, and its very alarming. The health departments of provinces are now scrambling to their feet.
Two people have already died in the Balochistan in 2014 and more causalities are expected. This is [...]

BOL TV scholarships for Students in Pakistan»
By Faisal Arain, Aug 1st, 2014 3 Comments

Pakistani students get another great news from the educational front as another TV channel has started showing interest in the noble cause of education and has announced a great step. We don’t see many channels giving back to the Pakistani society and contributing their role in the progress of the students.
BOL TV will be giving [...]

Toppers in Matric Lahore Karachi Rawalpindi Board»
By Guest Blogger, Jul 27th, 2014 1 Comment

Toppers in Matric Lahore Karachi Rawalpindi Board list for 2014 and 2015 is out now and this dream has come true for many girls and boys from various cities making their parents and teachers proud. These students belong to mainly middle class background and are from Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Federal, and Multan board.
Position holders of [...]

Politics

Pak Envoy Welcomes Visiting Pak Navy Ship PNS Mujahid»
By Faiz Al-Najdi, Nov 24th, 2014

This past Sunday (16 Nov) Charge d’Affaires of Pakistan Embassy – Khayyam Akbar – feted the visiting Pakistan Navy Ship PNS Mujahid at the Al-Jubail Islamic Port. This reception was hosted on board PNS Mujahid that was attended by the Royal Saudi Navy Eastern Fleet Commander Rear Admiral Ghasham Menahi Al-Qahtani. This reception was also [...]

Pakistan and Council of Saudi Chambers»
By Faiz Al-Najdi, Nov 23rd, 2014

Envoys from the Embassy of Pakistan in Riyadh held an important meeting with Dr. Abdurrahman A. Al-Zamil – the Chairman Council of Saudi Chambers (aka: CSC) this past week at the Chairman CSC’s office in Riyadh. Hassan Wazir Counselor as Acting Charge d’ Affairs and Waseem Bajwa Commercial Attache represented Pakistan Embassy while Council of [...]

Afghanistan offers support to PCB for international cricket revival»
By Muhammad Asif Khan, Nov 23rd, 2014

The chief executive of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), Dr Noor Muhammad Murad, while terming his recent trip to Pakistan fruitful, has hoped that bilateral cricketing ties between Pakistan and Afghanistan would get further strengthen.
He further said that, in the meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Sheharyar Khan, different aspects of developing coordination between both [...]

Children Day in Pakistan»
By Shanzeh Iqbal, Nov 23rd, 2014

“We were all children once. And we all share the desire for the well-being of our children, which has always been and will continue to be the most universally desired wish of humankind”.(An extract of the report submitted to UN)
Children are the tangible assets for any nation. They demand an extra attention to ensure a [...]

Education as Provincial Subject in Pakistan»
By Mahboob Popatia, Nov 23rd, 2014

At the time of framing of the Constitution of 1973, it was understood that after ten years or so the Concurrent Legislative List would be abolished to grant more autonomy to the provinces. Under the Constitution, Education was placed in the Concurrent Legislative List and the Federal Government was empowered to deal with educational curriculum. [...]

Sheikh Rashid - True Face of Poor in Pakistan»
By Azfar Gardezi, Nov 20th, 2014 1 Comment

The reason why our intelligentsia and elite turns away their heads in disgust and they condemn the Awami Muslim League (AML) leader, Shaikh Rasheed because they think that this is so cheap and street like talk. Yes that’s what it is and street talk is all about the common public.
Pakistan is drifting towards anarchy because [...]

30 November Deadline of PTI»
By Faiza Iqbal, Nov 19th, 2014

Nawaz Sharif, his ministers and his relatives are taking the 30th November deadline of PTI very lightly. They seem over-confident and living in la la land. PML-N thinks that as they managed to somehow weather the PTI storm in August, they will also be able to replicate that again on 30th November deadline of PTI.
They [...]

Zardari in Hashwani’s Book»
By Salman Mugsi, Nov 17th, 2014

Two titans have locked horns again. Two of the most rich people have come out with daggers drawn to fight in the public. One has published a book leveling allegations against the other, and the other has gone to courts and is serving defamation notices of billion rupees.
Hashoo Group’s president Sadruddin Hashwani has written a [...]

dating

Flirt With Pakistani Girls on Rise - Dating Survey Shows»
By Sharafat, Jan 11th, 2014 2 Comments

Love is universal, and Pakistan is no exception when it comes to advances of cupid. Cupid may not be Pakistani, but for sure flirting, dating, rendezvous, and love meetings with the soul mates are not some alien concept. I did an email survey to some 100 people, and a physical survey in Karachi University, and [...]

pakistani girls 2013 mobile numbers for free Business Online»
By Amna Gilani, Oct 29th, 2013 8 Comments

Whenever girls meet with each other, they firstly greet each other and then talk about their interests like music, arts, back biting, may be studies. When girls give each other gifts, they give flowers, artificial jewelry, poetry books or any music album. But does boys do when they meet each other or gift each other?
The [...]

Dating Ideas For Pakistanis in Germany»
By Amna Gilani, Sep 17th, 2013 1 Comment

Germans love their Berlin, and so do the expats from Pakistan, India, and Sri Lanka. Germany is an awesome place, and Germans are famous for their speed dating. Berlin in Germany tops the list when it comes to finding the dates speedily and without any hassle. It is also called as the dating capital of [...]

Dating For Pakistani Students in England»
By Amna Gilani, Sep 16th, 2013 2 Comments

Let’s admit it. Most of the students in Pakistan who go abroad for the studies first get really impressed by the colorful prospectus of the universities and colleges. In these prospectus and the glossy brochures, the first thing which jumps out is beautiful European girls with books in their hands roaming the lush green lawns [...]

Dating sites for Immigrants»
By Amna Gilani, Sep 15th, 2013 1 Comment

When a person comes to a foreign country for work, for leisure, or for pursuing his or her new life, the person tends to go in search of companionship and love and romance very soon, as that is the basic human need, and everybody has the right and desire to have it, no matter where [...]

Australia Dating for Pakistanis, Indians and Bangladeshis»
By Amna Gilani, Sep 14th, 2013

Australia is a great country. Very pretty, beautiful, open, and lush. It creates a vibe of openness and vastness. Most of its population resides on the coastal fringes and that is where the dating action is. You have much more chance of finding matches in the metropolitan cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, and Canberra.
There [...]

Dating Tips for Immigrants in Houston America»
By Amna Gilani, Sep 13th, 2013 1 Comment

There is a huge population comprising of expatriates in the Houston and its suburbs. These expats have migrated from various countries from the Asia. Pakistanis and Indians make up a huge chunk of that migrant community. From Pakistan, there are literally hundreds of thousands of people who hail from port city of Karachi.
These expats from [...]

Yes Migrants Its Possible to Date in Saudia Arabia»
By Amna Gilani, Sep 12th, 2013

Yes, immigrants need love even in the strict and stringent society like Saudi Arabia. The kingdom is very well know for its strict laws and customs, so make sure that you don’t cross the line and remain in the legal limits while pursuing happiness for yourself. Immigrants are in millions of numbers in the KSA [...]

Technology

Australia Immigration time for Pakistanis»
By C H, Nov 13th, 2014

Many of my friends are wondering about the Australia immigration time for Pakistanis in 2014 and 2015 and they also wonder about the process. There are many Australian immigration consultants are present in Pakistan but I haven’t really found a really helpful or expert one.
Anyway, I am not an Immigration agent or something, but I [...]

Windows 10 in Pakistan»
By C H, Oct 1st, 2014

Microsoft has released the Windows 10 operating system for the personal computers. They are also likely to release the same operating system for the smart phones, tablets and other gadgets very soon. Microsoft says that it would be a game changer and would change how we perceive operating systems.
So it will be one product from [...]

Sun flower Cultivation Production and Uses in Sindh Pakistan»
By Farzana Panhwar, Sep 27th, 2014

Sunflower Helianthus annuus L. belong to the family compositae. The genus name Helianthus is derived from Greek Helios “Sun” and anthos “Flower” Locally it is known as surajmukhi. Sixty-seven species of the genus are recognized. Beside cultivated species any are perennials, ornamental and weeds (1).
In 2005, the world production of sunflower seeds was 30.76 million. [...]

Sugarcane production, varieties and uses in Sindh Pakistan»
By Farzana Panhwar, Aug 14th, 2014

Sugarcane scientific name is Saccharum Officinarum. It is true seeded plant. It has five sub-species.
1.    Saccharum Spontanium.
2.    Saccharum Sinensis.
3.    Saccharum Baribreri.
4.    Saccharum Robustum.
5.    Saccharum Officinarum (1)
Sugarcane is any of several species of tall perennial true grasses of the genus Saccharum, tribe Andropogoneae, native to the warm temperature to tropical regions of South Asia and used [...]

Coconut plantation and its uses in Sindh Pakistan»
By Farzana Panhwar, Aug 12th, 2014 3 Comments

Coconut (Cocos nucifera) belongs to family Arecaceae. Cocos nucifera is the only accepted species in the genus Cocos. The term coconut refers to the entire palm. Coconuts are produced in 92 countries worldwide on about 11.8 million hectares (29.5 ac) land. World production has been estimated at 61.7 million tones (FAO, 2009), with an average [...]

Banana Plantation and Bunchy Top Virus Pakistan»
By Farzana Panhwar, Aug 3rd, 2014

Banana belongs to the genus Musa of the Monocot family Musaceae (1).Banana is the premier fruit of Asia and the Pacific, Vietnam, Philippine, Bangladesh, the Southern Pacific Island countries, India and Pakistan. Banana also occupies and important position in the agricultural economy of Australia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Sri-Lanka and Southern china (2).
Banana is the 4th largest [...]

Aadi Qeemat Main Tablet Phone Laptop TV Khardiye»
By Muskan Hina, Jul 26th, 2014

These days Pakistani Internet scene is rife with battery of emails being sent in bulk giving you the good news that you can buy new and used tablets, iPads, iPhones, smart phones, laptops, LCD TV, LED TV, and other gadgets electronics on half price or even less than half price. Some offers are indeed seem [...]

Benefits of BT cotton in Sindh Pakistan»
By Farzana Panhwar, Jul 11th, 2014

Gossypium is a cotton genus. It belongs to the tribe Gossypieae in the mallow family, Malvaceae native to the tropical and sub-tropical regions from both the old and new World. The genus Gossypium comprises around 50 species (1) making it the largest in species number in the tribe Gossypieae. New species continue to be discovered [...]

Entertainment

PTV sports online from outside Pakistan»
By Saleem Awan, Nov 12th, 2014

If you are outside Pakistan and if you try to access the live stream of PTV Sports, then you get the error that its only available for the people present in Pakistan and any IP originating from outside Pakistan won’t be able to access it. Most people access it to watch Cricket, especially Pakistani matches.
Cricket [...]

Roopi Shah History Bhor Scandal Photos Vidoes Leaked»
By Sharafat, Oct 9th, 2014

Pakistan’s leading bold dancer is Roopi Shah. Roopi Shah’s history is very interesting and her dances are very famous. I saw her dancing in the Royal Palm country club few days back on the Eid, and wow she is the greatest and prettiest dancer I have ever seen on stage.
People were going crazy and were [...]

PWC Celebrates Saudi National Day in Riyadh»
By Faiz Al-Najdi, Sep 27th, 2014

Pakistan Writers Club-Riyadh aka: PWC, in keeping with its tradition, jointly celebrated the 83rd Saudi National Day and 68th Pakistani Independence Day on this past Friday in Riyadh. This event was attended by a large number of Pakistani men, women and children from Riyadh and its adjoining areas. Some Saudis and men and women from [...]

Mahira Khan Bollywood Movie Scene»
By Sharafat, Sep 13th, 2014

Mahira Khan is one of the most beautiful girl in the Pakistani showbiz industry. She has shown her jalwas in TV dramas and movies and the shows. She has also starred in the MTV shows and has also performed as VJ, Model, and designer. She has also worked in some of the movies.
Her looks, her [...]

PTI Girls and Boys in Swimming Pool Azadi March»
By Sharafat, Aug 25th, 2014 5 Comments

I don’t know about Azadi of anything else, but it seems that the mod PTI girls and boys have found their refuge in August summer in the swimming pool and they are chilling out there. Social media is buzzing with the photos and pictures and videos of PTI girls taking a swim and boys also [...]

When Mohammad Amir Ban Will Finish»
By Muskan Hina, Aug 21st, 2014

Everybody is asking as when ban on Mohammad Amir will end. Mohammad Amir, who is a disgraced Pakistani cricketer was banned by ICC after the match fixing allegations were proved and Amir also accepted his wrong doing. Teary eyed, he accepted his folly but ICC didn’t forgive him.
Innocent face, childish voice, and his haste to [...]

Junaid Khan Cricket Academy Admission Phone Address»
By Guest Blogger, Jul 24th, 2014 1 Comment

In Dagi, Swabi  the Pakistani Cricketer Junaid Khan has started a free Cricket academy. In this academy not only he teaches the local and other boys bowling, he also has hired coaches to train the boys in the fielding and batting. He says that his main goal is to prepare the boys for international cricket.
Junaid [...]

Why Quddusi Sahab Ki Bewa Was Ended Suddenly?»
By Guest Blogger, Jun 29th, 2014

The last episode of Quddusi Sahab Ki Bewa drama was surprise to many. The episode 155th turned out to be the terminating episode for this long humorous drama. Hina Dilpazair was the lead actress, who appeared in more than dozens of the role. It might be another new world record of Guinness World Record that [...]