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Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Flag and Emblem

The Flag and Emblem

Crescent and the Star The National flag of Pakistan was designed by Ameer-ud-Din Kidwai, and was adopted upon independence on August 14, 1947. The national flag of Pakistan is dark green in colour with a white bar, a white crescent in the centre and a five-pointed star. The green section represents Muslims, while the white [...]

January 22, 2017 admin Pakistan Special 0

Gwadar

Gwadar

The Makran region surrounding Gwadar was occupied by unknown Bronze age people who settled in the few oases. It later became the Gedrosia region of the Achaemenid Persian empire. The region is believed to have been conquered by the founder of the Persian empire, Cyrus the Great. The capital of the satrapy Gedrosia was Pura, [...]

January 22, 2017 admin Balochistan, Cities Of Balochistan 0

Murree – Malka-e-Kohsar (Queen of Mountains)

Murree – Malka-e-Kohsar (Queen of Mountains)

From Karachi upwards, ask anyone where Murree is, and most would be telling you how they enjoyed their last trip to this hill resort located at an hour’s journey from Rawalpindi. At an altitude of 2286 meters (7,500 feet) above sea-level, Murree is surrounded by lofty green pine trees. It is one of the most [...]

January 20, 2017 admin Important Places, Tourism 1

About Peshawar

About Peshawar

Peshawar is the most lively city of Pakistan. It is the heart of the North western (Khyber Pakhtoon Kuwah) province. The city lies at the edge of the Historic Khyber pass. The city is well known for its historic and cultural values. Peshawar has seen many invaders and travelers passing it by, from around the [...]

January 20, 2017 admin Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa, Major Cities Of K.P 0

About Pakistan

About Pakistan

About Pakistan Location: Pakistan is bounded in the south by the Arabian Sea, by Iran and Afghanistan in the west, the Soviet Union to the north, China to the northeast and India in the east. It lies between 23-35 to 37- 05 north latitude and 60-50 to 77- 50 east longitude touching the Hindukush Mountains [...]

January 20, 2017 admin Pakistan Special, History and Factsheet 0

Bagh – Garden of Kashmir

Bagh – Garden of Kashmir

Location: Bagh city is the district headquarters of district Bagh, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan situated at about 100 Kilometers from Muzaffarabad, via Kohallah & 80 Kilometers via Suddhen Gali, 205 Kilometers from Islamabad and 48 kilometers from Rawalakot. This city is situated on the confluence of two mini river- Mahlwani & Mahl, which flow all the [...]

January 20, 2017 admin Azad Kashmir, Major Cities Of AJK 0

Moin Akhtar – The Darling Imposter

Moin Akhtar – The Darling Imposter

Pakistan has had many comedians, all rounder and multi faced stars in its film / TV and stage history, but none has ever been able to match the class of Moeen Akhtar. Born in 1950 in the city of Karachi, he initially started as a child star in newly established PTV, Moeen quickly rose to [...]

January 20, 2017 admin Pak Personalities, Pakistani Actors 0

Kot Diji

Kot Diji

In between the Mehrgarh and the Indus Valley civilization, there existed a prelude to Moenjodaro and Harappa at Kot Diji, which thrived at about the time when Indus Valley civilization was getting into place around 3500-3000 BC. Located about 22 kilometres south of Khairpur in the Sindh of province, Pakistan, the site is situated at [...]

January 19, 2017 admin Civilizations, Archaeology 0

Mehrgarh

Mehrgarh

First Urban Civilization of South Asia When talking of ancient civilizations that once thrived in the areas that now are located in Pakistan, people generally know of Indus Valley Civilization (3500-1800 BC) of Moenjodaro and Harappa. But earliest evidence of sedentary lifestyle in South Asia discovered on the west bank of Bolan River and plains [...]

January 19, 2017 admin Civilizations, Archaeology 0

The Karakoram Highway

The Karakoram Highway

Silk Route – a fairy tale like travelers’ dream route from Central Asia to the rest of the world. It existed as trade link between the East and the West around 100 BC and lasted until the 15th Century, when with the invention of ships, the trade became more cheaper and easier than the rugged [...]

January 19, 2017 admin Communication Network, Road Networks 0
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