World’s First Veiled Lady Pilot From Pakistan

Yes! You read it correctly. Captain Pilot Shahnaz Laghari is the World’s first baparda pilot. She can fly an aeroplane all by herself. Not only has this but she do it while fully covered in veil. She is the only one in the World hailing from Pakistan and has her name in the Guinness Book of World Record. This shows that if one is determined, anything can be achieved and that also by staying within the boundaries of the religion. This is not all but she is striving for the rights of women in Pakistan. She is serving the women of Pakistan by opening free education centers and sewing centers for poor women in Pakistan. According to her Facebook page, …

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Smoking in Pakistani Girls is Growing Enormously

Once upon a time, smoking was quite rare in Pakistan although there were many other things that contained tobacco but smoking the tobacco in the form of cigarette was quite rare. Gradually smoking started to replace many other tobacco based products and now it is the most popular medium of utilizing tobacco in the form of cigarette. Smoking a cigarette was considered a manly thing for the past many years. It was quite shocking and amazing as well as a strange thing if someone countered a woman who smokes or even if she is buying cigarette.   Women who smoke are not yet confident enough to go buy cigarettes like they buy any other commodity but still the trend in …

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Q-Mobile Going Hollywood with Angelina Jolie as Next Brand Ambassador

Earlier Q–Mobile hired few Pakistani top models as their brandambassadors. Then Q-Mobile hired KareenaKapoor as their brand ambassador. They did not stop there but has further excelled to Hollywood and has been negotiating with Angelina Jolie to become their brand ambassador. Angelina Jolie will soon feature in Q-Mobile’s latest advertisement if the negotiations go in the right direction. Pakistani mobile brand has gone really bold and big this time and has been deciding amongst three top names in the Hollywood to be their brand ambassador i.e. Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts and Angelina Jolie for their future advertising campaigns. Angelina Jolie has already worked in the refugee recovery projects as an ambassador of UNHCR in Pakistan and almost all social classes …

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Smelly Toilets of Islamabad Airport makes Travelling Less Fun

When you land at a foreign country, the first impression of the country is its airport where you land. After a pleasant first impression, you make up your mind that your stay in the country will probably be a good one. This is not the case when you land onto Islamabad Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Airport. Of course after a long journey and considering that toilets in the aeroplane are congested and not everyone is easy to go there, many of us need to relieve themselves at toilets on the airport. If you land on Islamabad Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Airport, be ready to be welcomed by a very smelly toilet that you probably do not want to go inside. Civil Aviation …

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Ufone Free Bundles with Sony Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra

Ufone once again has taken the initiative to introduce Sony’s flagship devices SonyXperiaZ1 and ZUltra along with free voice, SMS and internet bundles for a period of one month. Sony Xperia Z1 has a quad-core SnapDragon 800 Processor and it also boasts Adreno 330 graphics accompanied by 2GB of RAM. Z1 has a great camera at the back having 20.7 megapixel colour depth and it can also shoot 1080p Full HD videos at 30fps. Its sensor is 1/2.3 inch Exmor RS having an aperture of f/2.0 is 70% larger as compared to other smartphones present in the market. It is really amazing how Sony has managed to keep this phone only 8.5mm. 2 megapixel Full HD rear camera is also …

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“ThumbPrint” Opera Inspired by Mukhtar Mai

Mukhtar Mai, an illiterate Pakistani woman who was a victim of gang rape by the order of a local village council back in 2002 and unlike other women in Pakistan denied to stay silent and raised her voice against the system, has inspired to initiate an opera that is based on her story. Thumbprint is a 150,000 dollars production that is being currently played in a basement in Manhattan, New York. With Thumbprint, the production team has shocked the viewers as these kinds of topics are not presented in opera normally and this actually is what the production team intended to do i.e. shock the people. Mukhtar Mai is now 42 years old. She was gang raped in order to …

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Literature Against Pakistan Printed in Karachi, Taught in Baluchistan

Frontier Constabulary claimed that during a raid on a college in Baluchistan, a lot of material was taken into custody. This material was full of hatred propaganda against Pakistan. A spokesperson of Frontier Constabulary during a briefing given to media in provincial capital Quetta told the media that during the raid on Atta Shad College situated in Turbat, maps of independent Baluchistan, posters, digests and banners were recovered that were full of hatred against Pakistan. According to the spokesperson, the raid was conducted after a confidential source of Frontier Constabulary informed them of the presence of such material. The spokesperson further informed the media that the recovered material was printed in majorly in neighbour countries and Karachi and this material …

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How to charge your mobile phone faster?

When it comes to smartphones, almost every one of us is annoyed with the fact that you need to charge it every day. Impatience and irritability creeps in when you have to make some urgent calls or you are bored, trying to kill some time by playing game or surf online but the battery is quite low and you have to charge your phone. It sure takes a lot of time before it can be charged enough to get you going. Earlier we described 5 Android Applications for Improved Battery Life of Smartphones. Now we move to the next phase by describing how to speed up charging of your smartphones. It sure is not some secret recipe to make your …

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eLearn.Punjab Platform by Government of Punjab for Schools

First time in the history of Pakistan, Government of Punjab has launched eLearning platform i.e. eLearn Punjab and this is something that should have been done a long time ago. On this platform, textbooks will be available free of cost and online. This is not all but video lectures, assessments, simulations, animation and in addition content contributed by users for the ease of students. Initial steps of eLearn Punjab Platform consists of books for grades 9th and 10th. This includes Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics for both class 9th and class 10th. This is not all as it is the initial step. More and more digital content will be included to eLearn Punjab Platform within coming days. User contribution has been …

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Meher Bukhari Kissing Video Circulating On Social Media

Meher Bukhari is a very famous TV host, anchor and journalist who currently is working with Duniya News. She has been married to another famous journalist and host/anchor Kashif Abbasi. She has been allegedly surrounded with some major scandals for the past couple of years. Firstly the scandal of her planted interview with Malik Riaz was a hot issue and Rana Muhammad Kashif was the brave Pakistani behind Dunya TV leaked video. Then allegedly there was another scandal confronting her in the shape of Malik Riaz once again. She was in the list of 19 Pakistani journalists bribed by Malik Riaz. Scans of the documents were also released that showed the amount and plots received by these journalists from Bahria …

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Azaan Sami Khan is Married Now in the Age of 20

Adnan Sami Khan and Zeba Bakhtiyar’s son Azaan Sami Khan who is 20 years old now has recently married. It is not a big surprise for many that his wife is none other than Sofia, Azaan’s childhood sweetheart. Both of them have been engaged for the last 6 months and now they are both married. On the occasion of wedding, Azaan was looking dashing in sherwani while Sofia looked astoundingly beautiful in bridal lehenga.     Before the news of the marriage, Azaan was in news as he was thought to make a debut as a director but the limelight has now shifted to his marriage instead. It is quite surprising that Azaan and Zeba Bakhtiyar are working together in …

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Punjab Youth Internship Program 2013-14 (PYIP 2013-14)

Punjab government has taken a brilliant step that will help youth equip with productive skills that ultimately will expose them to better employment opportunities. Punjab Youth Internship Program is the name of this program and it majorly aims to provide practical training to the educated youth of Pakistan that currently are unemployed. First phase of this internship program focuses on benefiting 20,000 freshly graduated youth who will receive training and a monthly stipend for the duration of the internship. On successful completion of this internship program, the internee will be awarded an internship completion certificate. This certificate will be awarded by the private or government organisation where the internee completed the internship. Government has decided that 20% candidates will be …

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32% Pakistanis Think Niqab is Best for Women

Recently an online survey was conducted by University of Michigan from the people of 7 Muslim countries during the year 2011-2013. These countries included Tunisia, Pakistan, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Turkey. The survey included a question on how women should dress in public. 6 options were given in the form of headshots including shuttlecock, burka, niqab and other different forms of head covers popularly used in these countries. The 6th headshot was of a woman not covering her head at all. Answers of 3,523 Pakistani people who responded to survey show that 32% people favoured niqab (as in photo 2). Abaya was the second most popular way of women dressing as 31% people voted for it (as in …

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PTA Solved 30,912 Complaints Against Telecom Companies in 2013

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) solved 30,912 out of 31,266 complaints filed by consumers against telecom companies in Pakistan. Telecom companies including cellular companies (Warid, Zong, Mobilink, Telenor and Ufone), PTCL, LLs (Local Landline), LDIs (Long Distance International), WLL (Wireless Local Loop) and ISPs (Internet Service Providers) during the year 2012–2013. PTA claimed that the authority got 98% of the consumer complaints solved and the number of solved complaints is 30,912 out of a total 31,266 complaint registered. A break-down of the number of complaints against the service providers are given in tabular form. Summary of Consumer Complaints Received and Resolved During 2012-13 Service Providers Complaints Received Complaints Resolved Cellular Mobile Operators 19,938 19,938 PTCL 10,813 10,519 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) …

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Imran Khan is the Most Popular Pakistani around the World

YouGov is a UK based organisation that researches the public opinions along with consumer behaviour and recently they have released an infographic for a survey. This survey was conducted globally and 14,000 people from 13 countries participated in the survey. The infographic shows results country-wise and then collectively from all these countries. Amazing thing for Pakistanis to celebrate is that there indeed is one Pakistani in the list who is most popular in his own country and ranks at number 12th position globally. This man is none other than the only ODI world cup winning captain for Pakistan. Yes you guessed it right, it indeed is Imran Khan. According to the survey Imran Khan got 21.58% votes in his own …

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