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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.

Govt schools to host summer camps from June 5

According to the plan, daily summer teaching sessions will be held from 7am to 9:30pm with an aim to particularly focus on primary and middle-class students. A formal circular has been also issued in this regard. These educational summer camps will offer free coaching in English, Urdu, and Mathematics. All the students attending these camps will be provided with...

‘Very hot’ weather expected to grip most parts of Pakistan

According to the weatherman, mainly very hot and dry weather is likely to prevail in most parts of Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, Islamabad and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.  Moreover, day temperatures are likely to remain 3 to 5°C above normal in most plain areas during the next one to two days. However, the Met Office predicted that a westerly wave is likely to enter...

Truck art exhibition showcases Pakistan’s diverse cultural landscapes in China

The exhibition will continue till July 24 and was organised by Pakistan Embassy in Beijing, in collaboration with Silk Road International Art Centre, Langfang and renowned Truck Artists enterprise — Phool Patti. The opening ceremony was attended by more than 300 people including Chinese dignitaries, government officials, members of the diplomatic corps, business executives, media representatives and the Pakistani community. Welcoming...