Pakistan Will Break World Record of Largest Human National Flag

Pakistan Youth are in mood to break records this year. It is just the start of the New Year and already Pakistani Youth are ready to break some records. All preparations are complete to make a new world record in Punjab Youth Festival. Bangladesh earlier on 16th of December 2013 broke the world record of 24,200 people making largest human national flag by gathering 27,117 volunteers. Pakistan made this record in National Hockey Stadium in Lahore in October 2012. This time 29,000 Pakistani Youth are likely to break Bangladeshi record today in the National Hockey Stadium Lahore. Another record that is likely to be broken is gathering of 1.5 Lac Pakistani youngsters gathering at University of Punjab New Campus on …

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Decision of YouTube Unban Will Be Taken By Government Soon

Chairman of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Ismail Shah informs the media sources that it totally is up to the government to unban or continue ban on YouTube. He stated that there isn’t single software in the world at the moment that can filter unwanted and offensive content in a country. He further stated that PTA is bound to obey orders from the government and if government decides to unban YouTube in Pakistan, PTA will obey the order. YouTube is banned in Pakistan since September 2012 due to presence of blasphemous and anti-Islam movie. An American user uploaded the movie that hurt the sentiments of Muslims all over the world. Protests against blasphemous movie turned violent in majority of the Muslim …

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Valentine’s Day in Peshawar University Leaves 3 Students Wounded

Valentine’s Day was being celebrated by a group of students with red balloons and cake while the second group had been observing “Haya Day” while referring the day un-Islamic. Students of Pakhtun Students Federation and Jamat-e-Islami threw stones at each other. The scuffle escalated to gunshots being fired by both parties and finally resulted in three rooms being set on fire in the students’ hostel of Peshawar University. Local Police official Fazl ur Rehman told media sources that situation was under control in Peshawar University now and three students were confirmed wounded in the clash. He also told that Police was searching for the students who were involved in the incident and would arrest them soon. According to police, one …

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Pakistan One of the Most Dangerous Countries for Journalists

According to a report produced by Committee to Protect Journalists (CJP) Pakistan stands fourth in the list of most dangerous countries of the world for journalists. Freedom of speech was stained with the blood of at least five journalists who happen to be killed during their duties in the year 2013 in Pakistan. Pakistan is behind crisis-hit countries like Syria, Iraq and Egypt in terms of journalists killed. Back in 2012 the number of journalists killed while performing their duties was seven but still journalists are not safe in Pakistan. One of the five journalists was killed in target killing while the motive about killing him is still under the shades. Same was the case for three other journalists, two …

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Sidra Iqbal 1st Pakistani Nominated for GR8 Women Awards 2014

It indeed is a big news that Sidra Iqbal has been nominated for GR8 Women Awards 2014. This is the first time ever that a Pakistani woman is nominated for this prestigious award. Sidra Iqbal has been nominated along with 16 other women across Middle East region. Indian Television Academy has been organizing this award for the past 3 years. Their purpose is to recognize women for their achievements as well as to spread the message of the founders of “BETI”. BETI is a foundation helping women in trouble and provide financial help to them so that they can overcome difficult times. Sidra Iqbal is a very popular TV host and journalist. She will be honored and recognized on 15th …

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Samina Baig & Mirza Ali Conquers Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro

Pakistani brother-sister team of Samina Baig and Mirza Ali have conquered the third peak of their expedition. They intend to climb seven peaks in seven continents of the world. Mount Kilimanjaro is situated in Tanzania and its top is 5895 meter high. It is regarded the highest mountain in Africa. Mehboob Ali who is the elder brother of Samina Baig and Mirza Ali told media the news almost at 8 AM PST. He informed that both his brother and sister were fine and their spirits were high. Mehboob Ali said that I and my family are extremely happy and proud that Samina and Mirza are hoisting Pakistan’s flag on the mountain peaks of foreign continents. Their achievement should be a …

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Pakistani Imam Arrested in Child Marriage Case in Australia

A Pakistani Muslim Imam was charged with carrying out an illegal marriage between 26 years old man while the bride was just a 12 years old girl. The husband, a Lebanese national was arrested under the case of child sex offences. According to Police a Pakistan-born imam was being arrested in Sydney by Child Abuse Squad. He was charged with solemnisation of marriage by unauthorised personnel. Later the imam was granted a strict conditional bail and directed strictly to appear in court on 2nd of April 2014. Police revealed the story that the Lebanese man was present in Australia on a student visa. He met with a 12 years old girl in Hunter region situated in North of Sydney back …

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Comatose Struck Shahzaib Bajwa’s Family Fighting to Keep Him Alive in USA

Muhammad Shahzaib Bajwa is a 20 years old Pakistani student who went to University of Wisconsin-Superior for spending one semester in an exchange program. He was studying anthropology and sociology. On 13th of November 2013, he along with his friends was driving back to University from Minneapolis, when their car had an accident with a deer. Shahzaib Bajwa suffered a lot of facial injuries because deer’s antlers pierced into his face. His nose was also broken. Although he was able to speak when he arrived to a hospital in Cloquet yet he went into a cardiac arrest. He was saved from cardiac arrest and transferred to Essentia Health-St Mary’s Medical Center where he remains in coma. Doctors informed the family …

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Nine Year Old Girl Saved from “Vani” in Mithanwali

According to Police, 30 years old man was accused of having illegitimate relations with a 26 years old woman. Both belonged to the local tribe Mandoos. Woman was the daughter of the local tribal chief. After getting knowledge of the relationship, woman’s family called panchayat and demanded that the man should be killed and all his property should be given to the father of the woman. Father of the 30 years old man begged 50-man panchayat to have mercy and issue another punishment instead of the current one. This is where panchayat decided to “vani” 9 years old niece of 30 years old man to be punished. The nine years old “vani” girl was to be married to 10 years …

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Unhappy Aamir Sohail Leaves Pakistan Muslim League (N)

Pakistan Cricket Board’s Ex-Director Game Development and Ex-Chief Selector Aamir Sohail left Pakistan Muslim League (N). Aamir Sohail was dismissed a couple of days ago from his above mentioned posts. He did not get any help from his political party when he was getting dismissed from the seats of Director Game Development and Chief Selector. This is why he declared that he is resigning as a Focal Person of the Sports Wing of Pakistan Muslim League (N) and is leaving the party. The views shared by him on this matter revealed that Pakistan Muslim League (N) proved to be absolutely different from what he expected while joining PML (N). He further said that after performance of PML (N) in the …

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Pakistani General Maqsood Ahmed Appointed UN Military Advisor

It indeed is a proud moment for all Pakistanis. Lieutenant General Maqsood Ahmed has taken oath as United Nations’ new Military Advisor. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon took the oath from Lieutenant General Maqsood Ahmed. It is mandatory to mention here that Lieutenant General Maqsood Ahmed was appointed by Ban Ki-moon as military advisor for Peacekeeping Operations at UN back on 26th of August 2013. United Nations has provided information that Military Advisor is responsible for the provision of military advice to Under-Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations. In addition, if requested, he will also provide military advice to Under-Secretaries-General for Political Affairs and Field Support, the Secretary-General and Security Council. Military Advisor also has the responsibility of advising and …

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Pakistani Illegal Immigrants Facing Trouble in Malaysian Jails

Bad Condition of Pakistani Prisoners in Jails of Malaysia

After Saudi Arabia, Malaysian Immigration department has also launched a huge crackdown against illegal residents. In this crackdown thousands of Pakistanis were arrested in addition to Indians, Bangladeshis and people from many other countries. Pakistanis in prison have started hunger strike against Pakistani Embassy in Malaysia. According to these prisoners, Malaysian Immigration staff arrests them, torture them and then rip them off of any money or any other precious thing that they have with them and take it away from them. They are kept in such prisons where even animals can’t be kept. Due to this action many Pakistani prisoners are getting depressed and catching other types of diseases as well. After a few months when the court rules that …

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Free 3G Trial for Mobile Operators in Pakistan by PTA

PTA has announced that Pakistani Cellular Companies are allowed to use 3G mobile technology on experimental basis. Mobile companies in Pakistan will be allowed to use the technology just after a few hours of its auction. In January 2014, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) informed that a three month free trial of 3G technology will be allowed to major mobile operators in Pakistan. This will allow the mobile operators to complete their preparations before the complete adaptation. Syed Ismail Shah, Chairman PTA told that this will help mobile operators to identify the technical challenges before they could provide 3G technology to the whole country. People will be able to enjoy live TV streaming, make Skype calls on smartphones and will also …

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Veena Malik is Example for Showbiz Women – Tehreek-e-Taliban

Shahid Ullah Shahid who is the spokesperson of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has said during a recent interview that Veena Malik has finally decided to say good bye to showbiz and has promised to be a better Muslim. Shahid Ullah Shahid said that if she really kept her promise, then she is an example to follow for all such women who are exposing their bodies in front of the camera. He further said that ALLAH’s gates of mercy are open to everyone and anyone could benefit from it like Veena Malik did. He denied the claims that Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has ever threatened Veena Malik. Shahid Ullah Shahid said I don’t think she was ever any hurdle to us Veena Malik after …

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Valentine’s Day 2014 in Pakistan

Story Behind Valentine’s Day The most common story about the origin of Valentine’s Day tells that back in 3rd century there was a priest. His name was Saint Valentine. Back in his times, the King had made a law that soldiers cannot marry because he thought that single soldiers were better than those who had wives and children. Saint Valentine used to carry out the weddings of young soldiers to the women they loved. King found out about his actions and ordered to execute him. Before execution, Saint Valentine wrote last letter to his spouse. He wrote “Your Valentine”. This day is celebrated as Valentine’s Day throughout the world on February 14th. Valentine’s Day 2013 in Pakistan Some people will …

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