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British Backpackers Society declared Pakistan top destination
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British Backpackers Society declared Pakistan as top tourist destination
Pakistan declared top tourist destination for 2018 by British Backpackers Society Pakistan’s status as a rapidly emerging tourist hotspot was cemented still further when the British Backpackers Society (BBS) ranked the country as the world’s top travel destination for 2018. The Society while announcing the results on its Facebook page late last month described Pakistan as “one of the friendliest countries on earth, with mountain scenery that is beyond anyone’s…
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Six Pakistani’s shinning in Forbes 30 under 30 list of 2018
Six Pakistanis have found their way into Forbes magazine’s prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 list for 2018. The annual list, which focuses on the game changing achievements of 600 individuals from 20 industries, and who are still under 30 years of age, was released on November 14. More than 15,000 online submissions were received for the 600 slots, which means that the ‘Forbes 30 under 30’ list has an acceptance…
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14-year-old Pakistani nominated for 2017 International Children’s Peace Prize
Young Hira Akbar became the second native of Swat, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, after Malala Yousafzai to have been nominated for the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize for 2017. The 14-year-old, who belongs to the town of Saidu Sharif in the Swat district, has been recognised for her efforts to promote children’s rights in her native region, and specifically for her work against corporal punishment in schools and for the prevention of child…
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Pakistan – An Endless Wonderland of Winter Sport and Adventure.
The Northern areas of Pakistan, specifically Hunza Valley, consists of an undiscovered arena of Winter Sports and adventure. The following video showcases the beauty of Pakistan and demonstrates the country’s safety and security as a group of investors, clients and company executives gather together to ski downhill on the northern snow-capped peaks of Pakistan.  
Pakistani student bags bronze medal in international chemistry competition
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Pakistani student wins bronze at International Chemistry Olympiad
Pakistani student Maaha Ayub clinched the bronze medal at the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO), which featured contestants from more than 75 countries, including the US, China, Russia and India. The prestigious chemistry competition was held between July 6-15 in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand. The contest, organised annually, features the world’s most talented chemistry students at the secondary school level, who are tested on their chemistry knowledge and skills in a…
Raj Kumar, first Pakistani to win US award
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Pakistani Raj Kumar Gujar among winners of 2017 Emerging Young Leaders Award
Raj Kumar Gujar, a graduate of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology’s Islamabad campus, won the 2017 Emerging Young Leaders Award in Washington DC on May 4. The prestigious award is given under the aegis of the US State Department to outstanding young leaders, aged 16-24, from across the world. Gujar, originally from Sindh’s Umerkot district, was honoured along with 10 other individuals from different countries for…
National Centre for Physics to be renamed as 'Abdus Salam Center for Physics'
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National Centre for Physics to be renamed as ‘Abdus Salam Center for Physics’
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif gave his approval for the National Physics Centre in Quaid-e-Azam University to be renamed as ‘Dr. Abdus Salam Centre for Physics’, on Monday.  According to details, the Prime Minister directed the Ministry of Education to send the summary seeking to change the name of the National Physics Centre to Dr. Abdus Salam Centre for Physics, for approval to the President of Pakistan. The Prime Minister…
Col (retd) Abdul Jabbar becomes fourth Pakistani to scale Everest Pakistan shining
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Colonel (retd) Abdul Jabbar Bhatti becomes fourth Pakistani to scale Everest
Accomplished Pakistani mountaineer Colonel (retd) Abdul Jabbar Bhatti became only the fourth person from the country, and the first from outside the Gilgit-Baltistan region, to scale the world’s highest mountain peak, Mount Everest, on May 22. Nazir Sabir, Hasan Sadpara and Samina Baig have been the other mountaineers from Pakistan to have this achievement under their belts. Mohammed Saad, another mountaineer who was part of Colonel (retd) Bhatti’s expedition, also…