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Climate Change in Pakistan

Climate Change in Pakistan: A Call for Action and Adaptation

Pakistan, a country with diverse landscapes ranging from mountains to coastlines, is confronted with an existential threat from climate change. The impacts of climate change in Pakistan are profound and far-reaching, affecting millions of lives and the very fabric of society. The recent floods of 2022 serve as a stark reminder of Pakistan's vulnerability to extreme weather events, which...

Monsoon Season in Pakistan: A Comprehensive Guide

The monsoon season in Pakistan is a period of significant importance as it not only marks a change in the weather but also impacts various aspects of life, including agriculture, economy, and daily routines. The season typically starts in July and lasts until September, transforming the landscape as rains nourish the arid land. Start and End The onset of the monsoon...

Pakistan Celebrates First International Day of ‘Markhor’, National Animal of Pakistan

Pakistan is celebrating the first-ever International Day of the Markhor, as declared by the United Nations. On May 2, the UN General Assembly espoused a resolution, patronized by Pakistan and eight other countries, to observe this special day on May 24 each time. The Markhor, Pakistan’s public beast, isn't just a symbol of public pride but also plays an...

Best Places to Visit During Eid Holidays

As Eid approaches, many Pakistanis look forward to spending quality time with their loved ones, enjoying delicious food, and exploring new destinations. Pakistan, with its diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage, offers numerous breathtaking locations to celebrate this joyous occasion. Whether you're seeking adventure, tranquillity, or cultural immersion, here are five spectacular places to visit in Pakistan on Eid: MURREE Embarking...

Young Activist From Swat Wins Global Citizen Award for Women’s Rights Advocacy

22- time-old activist Hadiqa Bashir from Swat has been recognized with the prestigious Global Citizen Youth Leader award for her inexhaustible Swat in backing women’s rights and combating underage marriages in her region. A native of Saidu Sharif in Swat, Hadiqa has become the first Pakistani to admit this esteemed award, adding another remarkable corner to her formerly outstanding...

US And Pak Back To Normal

In a ceremony held to commemorate the 247th Independence Day of the United States of America, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed Pakistan's desire to strengthen its bilateral relations with the US across various fields. He acknowledged the efforts made by both countries to mend their ties, leaving behind any misunderstandings, and reinstating normalcy in their relations. PM Sharif pledged his...

A New Disease Enters Pakistan

Lahore, Pakistan - Health officials in Lahore have confirmed the first case of Naegleria fowleri, a deadly amoeba causing parasitic meningitis, within the metropolis this year. The patient, a 30-year-old individual, was admitted to Services Hospital where they are currently receiving treatment, as reported by SAMAA. According to Dr. Ehtisham Haque, the Medical Superintendent at Services Hospital, the patient displayed...

Pakistan’s City of Alexander Having worth to be a Global Tourist Hotspot

Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province is looking forward to an increase in tourism as the latest archaeological works have unearthed new systems inside the historic city of Bazira that centuries in the past turned into conquered through Alexander the Wonderful. Placed in Barikot, within the middle of the Swat valley, Bazira has been excavated by way of the Italian Archaeological...

Karachi, Islamabad among ‘cheapest’ cities in world for expats

Karachi and Islamabad were ranked as one of the cheapest places in the world for expatriates to live in in 2023, a Cost of Living survey by global consultancy Mercer revealed. Meanwhile, for residents of the cities in Pakistan, inflation has been steadily rising since the beginning of the year due to the government's implementation of difficult fiscal measures, which were...

Beware Karachiites: Pay your vehicle tax at the earliest

The road-checking campaign would continue until 16 June. The teams of the Sindh Excise and Taxation Department will check the vehicles at more than 30 places in Karachi. Meanwhile, Sindh Minister for Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla had requested the owners of tax-defaulting vehicles to deposit their taxes immediately.