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Hunza Valley becomes Pakistan’s & Asia’s first plastic free zone
Adviser to the PM on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam said while addressing a ceremony held at Altit Hunza that the scenic Hunza Valley has become Pakistan’s first plastic- bag free district. “The people of Hunza deserve congratulations for implementing the ban. I hope they will continue cooperating with the administration to keep the city clean and free of plastic bags,” he added. The PM’s adviser said that Pakistan would…
Social & Political Women in Limelight
Pakistani-American Rabeea Collier becomes District Court judge in Texas
Pakistani American woman Rabeea Collier has become  judge of the 113th District Court in Harris Country in US state of Taxas. Rabeea Collier, a Democrat,  has practiced law for 12 years. She  is married to Robert Collier, an attorney. They have two sons and live in North Houston. She has served as a board member of the Harris County Democratic Lawyers’ Association and Association of Women Attorneys. Rabeea has also…
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TIME Magazine names PM Imran Khan among top five leaders for environment
Acknowledging Prime Minister’s efforts for environment, TIME Magazine included the Prime Minister among the top five global leaders that work for the environment. According to details, PM Imran Khan’s Vision on Environment is being released globally as TIME Magazine posted a photo of Imran Khan and other world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Europe’s Central Bank President Christine Lagarde and Amazon’s boss Jeff Bezos on…
Social & Political Women in Limelight
Queen Maxima of Netherlands to start her three-day Pakistan’s visit on Nov 25
Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will arrive in Pakistan on 25th of this month for a three-day visit in her capacity as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development. During the visit, the Queen will call on the President and the Prime Minister, besides engagements with a range of stakeholders from the public and private sectors. According to a press release issued by the foreign office,…
Social & Political
Pakistan dominate as Junior scrabble kicks off
KARACHI: The Junior World Scrabble Champ­ionship kicked off at the Torquay, England on Sunday. The opening day was dominated by the Pakistani players. The defending champions started where they left off last year with some sterling displays of vocabulary and tactical skills. Although, slightly weakened by the absence of some key players, Pakistan still were able to muster enough talent to completely dominate the games in a way that the…
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Pakistan welcomes scores of Sikh pilgrims to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in landmark ceremony
Hundreds of Indian Sikhs made a historic pilgrimage to Pakistan, crossing through a white gate to reach one of their religion’s holiest sites, after a landmark opening of the Kartarpur corridor on Saturday. Cheering Sikhs walked joyfully along the road from Dera Baba Nanak in India towards the new immigration hall that would allow them to pass through a secure land corridor into Pakistan. Some fathers ran, carrying their children…
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Youth, women spur social business growth in Pakistan: global poll
From turning organic waste into fertiliser to sharing farm equipment, new businesses seeking to address social problems in Pakistan have made the South Asian nation one of the best performers in the second global poll on social entrepreneurs. As the government struggles to find solutions for a nation affected by poverty, water scarcity, climate change and lack of sanitation, social startups are emerging to fill the gaps. Pakistan was one of the…
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…