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Web.PK Have Changed the Name to ww.Web.PK

We are excited to announce that we have officially changed our name from www.web.pk ™ to ww.web.pk ™. We did this for a many reasons, but mainly because we think the new name better reflects our commitment to professionalism and building quality relationship with our readers. Users will not be impacted by this domain name change and you do not need to take any action due to it. This is simply a domain name change. As part of the name change, we have removed www. prefix , and will be changing the logo in our documents, including our emails and videos. We want to reassure our visitors that while our name have changed, our quality, leadership, passion, and dedication have not. We …

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Seven Day Free Stopover with Turkish Airlines and Accommodation

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey has announced complimentary seven-day stopover visa to Pakistani passengers who travel with Turkish Airlines from Pakistan to the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Schengen countries. Turkish Airlines will offer seven-day free stopover visa with accommodation to the Pakistani passengers traveling in business and economy class from Pakistan to the all above-mentioned countries and have more than twenty hours connecting time. This new offer will allow the Pakistan passengers to get the chance of a free stopover in Istanbul with accommodation and hoteling cheque prepared by Turkish Airlines’ authorized staff after successful completion of the booking process of the passenger. The cheque issued by the Turkish Airlines will enable …

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Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream to Step In Pakistan

One of the largest ice cream chains in the world Baskin-Robbins is all set to launch in Pakistan soon. Baskin-Robbins has signed licensing agreement with AHG Flavours (Pvt.) Limited and according to the company, it will open the thirty-five Baskin-Robbins shops across the major cities. The services will be launched from Lahore and after successful completion; rest of the shops will be opened in other major cities of the country. “Baskin-Robbins is famous around the world for offering an extensive variety of 31 ice cream flavors to its guests, and we’re looking forward to treating our customers across Pakistan with the same flavourful experience,” said AHG Flavours Chairman Irfan Mustafa. “We look forward to opening our first Baskin-Robbins shop in …

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PIA’s plane transformed into a modern restaurant at Karachi Airport (View Pictures)

Last time you might be on an airplane for going to some foreign country or with even traveling across Pakistan. But this time, you can be there to just to have a meal. Yes, you heard it right. There’s a plane in the town, and that won’t fly you in the sky heights; it would only give you a perfect meal with superb ambiance around. Some might be aware of the aircraft restaurants as months back neighboring country India had launched such restaurant. But this time you have got your very own such restaurant in Karachi, and for sure it is way elegant than the one in the neighboring country. So what you all have to is go this Ramzan …

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Punjab Government Summer Holidays 2017 Notifications Announced

The Government of Punjab has announced the schedule for summer vacations 2017. As per the notification of Punjab Government, all the schools will remain closed from May 23rd to August 14th, 2017. The education department of the Punjab Government has also released the school timings for the days left till the summer holidays in Punjab. As per the notification of the education department, the schools are not allowed at all to charge the fee for three months at once from the parents. The license of the violator will be canceled for not following the instruction. “Those private schools which will violate the notification, their registration will be canceled” according to the notification. Cooler areas of Punjab like Kotli Satian and …

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Latest List of Visa Free countries for Pakistan 2017

The fake news revolving on social media often makes Pakistanis excited as they tell that Pakistan has got the visa free entry for its passport holder in countries like Australia and America, but the harsh reality is that Pakistani passport is the second worst passport worldwide with staying on 103 rank out of 104 countries, according to the Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index 2016 report. The only country to have the worst passport than Pakistan is Afghanistan. On the other hand, the neighbor India was placed on the 5th position on the list through which an Indian passport holder can get visa free access to 52 countries. Following it, Pakistani passport holder have visa free access only to 2 countries. …

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Rupees 500 Note Without Pakistani Flag; Fake or Real?

In recent days maybe you have noticed some variations in the Rs. 500 note you are using for your day to day transactions. Maybe you have noticed one Rs. 500 currency note has Pakistani flag or OVI flag, and another one with same design and security feature is under circulation without OVI flag. But don’t worry at all, State Bank of Pakistan has made it clear that both notes are genuine and are acceptable as legal tender. The new design of Rs. SBP introduced 500 in 2006. This newly designed note is different from the former one because of containing different size, design, color and extra security features. The newly added feature in the Rs. 500 is OVI flag. However, …

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Govt Announced March 1 Holiday in Rawalpindi and Islamabad

The Federal Government has announced the 1st March as a public holiday for twin cities, Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Holiday has been announced for arranging strict security measures for the meeting of Economic Coordination Organization. Today a high official meeting was headed by the Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan for reviewing the security measures for ECO Summit. The meeting was attended by the law enforcement authorities and civil administration. At the end of the meeting, Interior Minister issued the notice of holiday. The Islamabad administration has issued the security plan stating that all public offices and education institutions will be closed at 1 PM on Tuesday while there will be a public holiday on next day in twin cities. Officials …

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No Valentine’s Day in Pakistan; Orders Islamabad High Court

In a case hearing the matter of Valentine’s Day in Pakistan, Islamabad High Court ordered to ban all type of Valentine’s Day celebration at the public level. IHC has also ordered the local government to take corrective measures to implement on the order. In its judgment, IHC said that Valentine’s Day festivities and related activities would not be allowed at any cost in public places. Moreover, media, marking and publication houses have also been ordered to prevent their selves to give any coverage to this day. President Mamnoon Hussain said, “Valentine’s Day has no connection without our culture, and it should be avoided.” The orders of IHC came after the decision of the court made in the petition of Abdul …

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Ababeel Missile, Pakistan First MIRV Ballistic Missile

If you have heard about MIRV ballistic missile system, then you will be proud to know that Pakistan has developed and tested its first ever Multiple Independently Targetable Reentry Vehicle (MIRV) ballistic missile system. This missile system is fundamentally capable of containing several warheads with it and each capable of hitting one of a group of targets. It is entirely different from unitary warhead like Shaheen, Ghouri, and others that are single warhead on a single missile. Returning to over discussion again about Ababeel MIRV Ballistic Missile system that can carry both nuclear and conventional warheads as well encompasses MIRV technology. The range of Ababeel MIRV is 2200km. According to the press release of Inter Service Public Relations, today Pakistan …

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Happy New Year 2017 Greetings & Quotes

2016 has finally ended, and now 2017 has just started. Th new year is always started with new aims, and a resolution that what not be done in this year based on the previous experience. New Year is celebrated across the globe as it is seen as a hope and a new chance in ones life. People often have their new year resolutions to have a spectacular year ahead, here are the greetings and quotes for your 2017. May you have a fabulous year with hand full of successes.  Happy New Year 2017 Greetings & Quotes Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. – Oprah Winfrey New Year’s most glorious light is sweet …

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Sindh Govt. announces public holiday on 9th death anniversary of Benazir Bhutto

In order to observe the 9th death anniversary of Benazir Bhutto, one of the most influential leaders of South Asia, the Sindh government has announced public holiday on 27th December, 2016. According to statement hereby issued by the Government of Sindh Information Department, “The government of Sindh has declared December 27, 2016 (Tuesday) as public holiday throughout the province on the occasion of Shahadat of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed for all offices, autonomous, semi-autonomous bodies, corporations and local councils under the administrative control of Government of Sindh.” Benazir Bhutto was murdered on 27th Dec, 200 after addressing the masses in the election campaign. The PPP leader left the entire world in deep grief as she left the immortal world after …

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Benazir Bhutto Death Anniversary Holiday Announced by Sindh Government

The provincial government of Sindh has announced public holiday across the province on the 9th death anniversary of Benazir Bhutto. According to statement hereby issued by the Government of Sindh Information Department, “The government of Sindh has declared December 27, 2016 (Tuesday) as public holiday throughout the province on the occasion of Shahadat of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed for all offices, autonomous, semi-autonomous bodies, corporations and local councils under the administrative control of Government of Sindh.” Opposition leader in National Assembly of Pakistan, Khursheed Shah said that the PPP workers across the country would reach Garhi Khuda Baksh, Larkana on the death anniversary of BB. It worth to mention here that former president of Pakistan and leader of PPP Asif …

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Sindh Govt Announced Winter School Holidays 2016

Sindh Government has announced winter holidays 2016 for both government and private schools in the province. According to notification at this moment issued by the Government of Sindh, the private and government educational institutes in the province will remain closed from December 22, 2016, to December 31, 2016. The classes will then resume on January 01, 2017. Currently the winter season across the country is going on with the same temperature, however, in northern areas, it is going in a negative figure. According to Radio Pakistan and news headlines of SAMAA News, the notification for winter school holidays, all the educational institutes either secondary schools, higher secondary schools or universities, all will remain close for the said period. Note: Federal …

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RIP Junaid Jamshed Died in PIA Plane Crash Havelian

In a tragic PIA plan crash on a domestic flight from Chitral to Islamabad, Junaid Jamshed along with his some family member died. The singer turned preacher was in Chital to attend a Tablieeghi congregation. In a tragic PIA plane crash on a domestic flight from Chitral to Islamabad, Junaid Jamshed along with his some family member died. The singer turned preacher was in Chital to attend a Tablieeghi congregation. Earlier it was being said that chances of survivors are low and almost forty-seven passengers who were on PIA flight from Chitral City to Islamabad have died. The flight that was scheduled to arrive in Islamabad at 4:40 PM disappeared from the air control radar near Abbottabad. After an investigation, …

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Schools to remain close on Chehlum of Imam Hussain

Chehlum of Imam Hussain will be observed on 21st November, 2016 on Monday with religious reverence. The day is not observed as a public holiday, but Private Schools Management Association – PSMA has called it off on the day. According to the sources, the chairman of PSMA announced the holidays for schools on Chehlum of Imam Hussain quite a days back, when he announced the holiday on account of Iqbal Day. Hereby it is also said that Private School’s Management Association Karachi has came up with the decision of holiday over this religious occasion, which means only the Karachi private schools will remain closed. As the procession and events to pay tribute to Imam Hussain are held country wide on Chehlum, the security …

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Super Moon time in Pakistan!

Like people around the globe, Pakistani are also going crazy to catch the glimpse of biggest moon since 1948. As Super Moon refers to the time when moon is nearest to the Earth. It will be 14% bigger and 30% brighter than the normal full moon. People worldwide are anxiously waiting to watch closest moon of last 68 years. People are moving up to the mountains and buildings to watch this moon clearly if their is even  some cloudy weather. People living along shores are also alarmed as tides can be quite high than the normal full moon as the size of the moon will be of quite big size. According to the PMD, “On 14th November, 2016 at 18:52 PST moon …

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Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Urs: Sindh Govt announces public holiday (Official Notification)

Three day annual Urs of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai will be commencing from 13th November, the Sindh Government has called for a public holiday in the province on the 3rd and the last day of the Urs on 15th November (Tuesday). Sindh Government keeping in view the contributions of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai called for a holiday in honor of the great Sufi Sindhi poet. The notifications issued by the Sindh government on Tuesday reads that all of the educational institutes and offices of provincial government would remain close on the day. This year’s Urs will be mark as the 263rd Urs of the Sindhi Sufi poet and is regarding as the one of most influential Sindhi poet who holds …

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Report: US president Donald Trump was born in Pakistan (Photos of childhood)

The news coming from 45th US Elections yesterday left the million eye balls in awestruck as Republican candidate Donald Trump won it over the strong Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. People around the globe were in deep shock as the news sources and experts were quite sure about Clinton’s victory unless of any big upset. Trump, who is now the 45th US president, is quite controversial for his opinions over different issues. Revelations and facts about Trump often came in out of which many are just biased and some prove out to be the right one. The latest report by the local Pakistani channel tells that Donald Trump was born in Pakistan to a Muslim family,  and later moved to US …

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Does Australia approved visa-free entry for Pakistanis?

Pakistanis woke up to an unprecedented good news days back and started spreading it without knowing its validity or authenticity. The news which might have shocked hundreds of Pakistani states that Pakistan and Australia have signed an agreement, following which Pakistani passport holders will require no visa to travel to Australia. The news site ‘Cnn-alive’ came up with this news, which become the talk of the town, and ignited debates on social media. After checking it with reliable sources, we came to know that the story causing stir was nothing more than a hoax. Pakistanis who were on cloud nine after getting this news would surely be disappointed. Even many of the sensible netizens also got stuck with this con-story …

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Smog Precautions: Face pollution masks and air purifiers guide for Pakistan

Smog, the mixture of smoke and fog is the latest threat for the countries like Pakistan, China and India. It will be pertinent to mention here that these countries are among the countries suffering most with air pollution. According to the latest photo revealed by NASA, India is the real culprit behind increase in the smog as they celebrated Diwali, in which heavy fireworks polluted the air, other than that farmers crop burning, especially in Jalandhar has turned out one of the major cause of smog all around. In Pakistan, many cities including Lahore, Faisalabad are facing the most of current smog session, which is said to last for next several days as rain is no where in the prediction in …

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9th November Iqbal Day restored as public holiday

1938) 9th November, Iqbal Day is celebrated with patriotic solemnity and full zeal countrywide. The day is the birth anniversary of one of the all time greatest poet of sub-continent, the day is marked as a public holiday and people countrywide pay homage to their national hero. In an unprecedented move, last year federal government of Pakistan discarded Iqbal day as public day, but know once again upon Supreme Court’s decree Iqbal Day is being restored as the public holiday. It will be pertinent to mention here that grandson of Alalma Iqbal, Waleed Iqbal filed the petition against government’s call regarding Iqbal Day. The decision finally reaffirms observation of Iqbal Day as public holiday across the country. Allama Muhammad Iqbal …

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Thal Jeep Rally 2016 Timing, Venue, Details!

After the mighty success of Cholistan Rally, Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) have yet again taken another bold step over over persistent demand of people of Muzaffargarh & Layyah. TDCP will be conducting rally in these areas, the car racing event named ‘Thal Rally’ will be held from 3 to 5 November, 2016. The sole purpose of the event is to promote Southern Punjab as a winter tourist destination and to promote motor sports in Pakistan. In the places where there are not many recreational activities this will be becoming a reason for local residents to enjoy their time. Big names of Pakistan Jeep racing will also be joining for the race. Nadir Magsi (Sindh), Ronni Patel (Karachi),Jam Kamal (Balochistan), …

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Iqbal Day 9 November 2016: Govt Announced Youm-e-Iqbal Holiday

The Government of Pakistan on decree of the Supreme Court of Pakistan has resumed the National Holiday of 09 November.  Last year, government abounded the Iqbal Day holiday that has been no resumed by the Supreme Court of Pakistan after hearing the petition filled by Waleed Iqbal, son of Javed Iqbal and grandson of Allama Muhammad iqbal. According to the details the Federal Government declared that it National Holiday will be observed across Pakistan as Iqbal Day on Wednesday 09, 2016 and a Public Holidays will be observed as well on that day. Last year, Iqbal Day holiday was cancelled by Federal Government. At that time many thinkers, disapprove the decision of government. Most of the people are against the …

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Daraz.pk Black Friday Sales & Discounts 2017

For sure majority of Pakistanis weren’t well aware with the festive ‘Black Friday’ around an year ago and this people across Pakistan are yearning to avail this worldwide popular event at their door step. Pakistan’s biggest E- shopping site , Daraz.pk is introduced ‘Black Friday’ in the country. Daraz.pk Black Friday Deals 2017 Mark your calendars – 25th November 2016 is the date for Black Friday Pakistan. Starting from 12:00am and lasting all the way up till 11:59pm; you will have the entire day to get the Black Friday deals. Furthermore, you can get the benefits of getting your hands on some specials if you download the Daraz App. What is Black Friday? As we told that the day was originated by Americans, …

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