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Role of Youth in Promoting Peace in Pakistan By Guest Blogger, Dec 22nd, 2014,

The world is created for the peace and not for the destruction but the modern world has become full of violence, tension, hatred, unrest, injustices, disrespect for human rights and the situation of lawlessness within society. It is leading towards the creation of a less peaceful and unsafe environment for the present as well as [...]

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Worth A Second Look

PM to take intrepid decisions against terrorists»
By Shanzeh Iqbal, Dec 20th, 2014

Noam Chomsky said that “Everyone is worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there is really an easy way, stop participating in it”. Due to recent attacks Pakistan is stabbed in the heart and it was a spiteful plan indeed. It was an appalling national tragedy. The terrorists have revealed that they are the enemies of whole [...]

Overpopulation in Pakistan»
By Shanzeh Iqbal, Dec 19th, 2014

While I am writing this article the news reports suggest that a poor lady in Sukkur tried to commit suicide with her five daughters due to scarcity of food and miserable financial conditions. This is a strong comment on society where the pets of a rich man eat food which a poor man is deprived [...]

Imran Runs Away with Tail Between his Legs»
By Rohail Butt, Dec 18th, 2014 1 Comment

In his Mega U-turn, the Niazi Khan of PTI has surrendered the arms along with his troops in Islamabad and ended the so-called sit-in or whatever was left of it. Peshawar attack this aftermath is ironically a silver lining in the sense that now at least KPK would get its government back, which was earlier [...]

Another Dark Day- Cries of the innocent»
By Rizwan Nasar, Dec 17th, 2014

I woke up feeling grateful and positive but the news of the terrorist attack on the School in Peshawar has left me gutted. I am speaking not just for myself but for any sane person when I condemn the killings of innocent school children in Peshawar in the strongest possible way.
The terrorists then had the [...]

East Pakistan Crisis 1971: Bhutto and Polish Resolution»
By Mahboob Popatia, Dec 16th, 2014 2 Comments

Occasionally Pakistani TV channels telecast a footage which shows Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, tearing and throwing away some papers in rage and walking out of the session of the UN Security Council. Bhutto was then representing Pakistan in the Security Council as nominated Foreign Minister while India-Pakistan War was in progress. For benefit of young generation [...]

Count Down of Nawaz Sharif»
By Maria, Dec 15th, 2014

Those who know in Islamabad are putting huge bets on the chance that Nawaz Sharif won’t be here for long now. The mistrust between Nawaz Sharif and the establishment never ceased to exist and they richly dislike the man and his policies and his party affiliates too. That is the reason why Imran Khan is [...]

Introducing World History as Compulsory Subject»
By Mahboob Popatia, Dec 14th, 2014

Presently Pakistan Studies is taught as a compulsory subject in our educational institutions at secondary, higher secondary and degree levels. Unlike the Cambridge System in which Geography of Pakistan constitutes a very informative and useful component of the subject, the syllabus of Pakistan Studies as taught under national system is primarily focused on ideology and [...]

GEO Deserves PTI Attacks»
By Ali Yar Khan, Dec 13th, 2014

Hamid Mir ( @hamidmirgeo  ) tried making Imran a fallen hero on the eve of elections last year by doing a program from hospital. The whole GEO administration, its anchors and all its resources were focused on promoting Imran Khan and his PTI for at least one year before the elections.
Imran Khan was star of [...]

Muslim, Pakistani, Pakhtoon girl, Malala Yousafzai»
By Abida Rahmani, Dec 12th, 2014

Hate it or love it, Malala Yousafzai is the youngest recipient ever of Nobel peace Prize or Nobel Prize as a whole. At the tender age of 17, she shared this noble prize for peace with Kailash Sath yarthi of India. The Nobel committee described both laureates as “champions of peace”. We should be proud [...]

Thanks Kenya for Coming to Pakistan»
By Sameer Shaharyar, Dec 11th, 2014

It’s to the credit of Najam Sethi and then now the chairman PCB Shaharyar Khan to make sure that Kenyan team arrives in Lahore to play Cricket. This is happening after 5 long and painful years that any team (other than Afghanistan) has come over to Pakistan.
Special thanks goes to the Kenyan team for putting [...]

Misc

University Students Send final project articles to Blog sites»
By Ghazala Khan, Dec 22nd, 2014

Lately as editor of Pakistan premier blog website www.pkhope.com, I have seen that more and more students are trying their hands on the blog post writing and as part of their final projects they are sending articles to the blog websites for publication. I believe that’s a great initiative on part of their teachers and [...]

PTCL ILM website registration entry tests application»
By Tazeen, Dec 9th, 2014

PTCL ILM with click2learn venture is aimed at enabling and empowering the deserving students across Pakistan and this is a ground breaking idea in a true sense. Not only it will usher a new era of online learning in Pakistan but it will also provide valuable resource for the students of matric, intermediate and entry [...]

Hazara Motorway Jobs Map Toll»
By Rohail Butt, Nov 29th, 2014 3 Comments

From Hawailian to Islamabad, the destiny of one of the most populous region of Pakistan is about to change. The land has been acquired, the route has been set, and the construction work will begin from today. Hazara region is about to be transformed on its head forever.
The cities and towns in Hazara including Haripur, [...]

Layyah Girl Video on Social Media»
By Bilal Kayani, Nov 29th, 2014

From Kot Sultan area of Layyah a young girl was kidnapped and taken to a house in the nearby village. The whole episode was recorded on the mobile phone camera and then was spread onto the social media and at various places on the Internet, and from there it was tracked.
It was a sad incident [...]

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 5 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 [...]

Politics

The East Pakistan Tragedy – It Hurts Even Today»
By Afshain Afzal, Dec 21st, 2014

Sixteenth December 2014 was another dark day, when foreign terrorist carried out cold blooded massacre at Army Public School, Warsak Road, Peshawar, martyring over 157 and injuring scores of other. It is being claimed that terrorist suspected that recruitment of Tribal was taking place inside school. However, there are conflicting reports that some farewell party [...]

PM to take intrepid decisions against terrorists»
By Shanzeh Iqbal, Dec 20th, 2014

Noam Chomsky said that “Everyone is worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there is really an easy way, stop participating in it”. Due to recent attacks Pakistan is stabbed in the heart and it was a spiteful plan indeed. It was an appalling national tragedy. The terrorists have revealed that they are the enemies of whole [...]

Madrassahs and Bigotry»
By Mahboob Popatia, Dec 19th, 2014

The nation is in rage. It is indignant. The pain and anguish is over-whelming. No words are capable of expressing the emotions of grief and shock. It was just appalling. Although the people of Pakistan have almost with single voice and vehemently condemned the massacre of students and teachers in the Army Public School, Peshawar, [...]

Overpopulation in Pakistan»
By Shanzeh Iqbal, Dec 19th, 2014

While I am writing this article the news reports suggest that a poor lady in Sukkur tried to commit suicide with her five daughters due to scarcity of food and miserable financial conditions. This is a strong comment on society where the pets of a rich man eat food which a poor man is deprived [...]

Imran Runs Away with Tail Between his Legs»
By Rohail Butt, Dec 18th, 2014 1 Comment

In his Mega U-turn, the Niazi Khan of PTI has surrendered the arms along with his troops in Islamabad and ended the so-called sit-in or whatever was left of it. Peshawar attack this aftermath is ironically a silver lining in the sense that now at least KPK would get its government back, which was earlier [...]

Another Dark Day- Cries of the innocent»
By Rizwan Nasar, Dec 17th, 2014

I woke up feeling grateful and positive but the news of the terrorist attack on the School in Peshawar has left me gutted. I am speaking not just for myself but for any sane person when I condemn the killings of innocent school children in Peshawar in the strongest possible way.
The terrorists then had the [...]

NUST representing Pakistan in International HULT Prize»
By Husnain Saeed, Dec 17th, 2014

ISLAMABAD: Amidst fierce competition, the entrepreneurial team that would represent NUST and Pakistan at the regional finals of the International HULT prize in Dubai was selected on Thursday, at an event held in Centre of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at NUST.
At the final event, eleven of the shortlisted teams pitched their ideas to a packed audience [...]

Peshawar Attack: Pakistan United Against Evil»
By Brig. (r) Junaid Zaman, Dec 16th, 2014 2 Comments

The evil enemy is inhumane, heartless, gutless, shameless, and without any morals. They have struck again in the most cowardly fashion and have killed more than 150 school children in the Army Public School Peshawar on Warsak Road. Pakistan has plunged into mourning but our resolve is steely.
Pakistanis are showing unity and strength of character [...]

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 4 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

The anxiety to look accurate»
By Quratulann Shakoor Shahid, Dec 3rd, 2014

From clothing to manner, all is extending up and umpired for social appropriateness; when life form flirty is attractive, and what annoyed the row into ‘inquiring for it.’ At the workplace, she have to be ‘good’ but not in the slightest ‘pedantic,’ and a minor offense may just fall over into unsuitably ‘rude’ and completely [...]

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 [...]