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Pakistani girls beat India, Sweden at three Guinness World Records
KARACHI: Two Pakistani girls have beat India and Sweden at three different Guinness World Records, according to the global authority on record-breaking achievements. According to a statement issued Tuesday by the Guinness World Records, Karachi-born Emma Alam “breaks 2 world records, and teammate Syeda Kisa Zehra, breaks 1 World Record, and both girls get recognized by the Guinness World Records”. The World Memory Champion 2020, Alam broke the world record…
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First Pakistani female biker Samar Khan reaches K2 base camp on cycle
SKARDU – Mountain biker and adventure athlete, Samar Khan, has become the only female cyclist to reach the base camp of the world’s tallest peak. Khan, who holds the title of the first Pakistani to summit Mount Kilimanjaro and the Biafo Glaciers in the Karakoram Range on a bike, has set a unique record by reaching the base camp of the savage mountain via cycle. In her journey, Khan cycled…
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In a first, woman judge to be elevated to SC
ISLAMABAD: In a first in the country’s judicial history, the Judicial Commis­sion of Pakistan (JCP) is going to elevate a woman judge to the Supreme Court when it meets on Sept 9. Justice Ayesha A. Malik is fourth on the seniority list of the Lahore High Court. If elevated to the apex court, she will remain judge of the Supreme Court until March 2031. At present the sanctioned strength of…
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Young Aerospace Engineer Beats the Odds
KARACHI: Aruba Faridi, 23, a young ambitious woman from Karachi is the youngest female aerospace engineer in Pakistan – a title she earned by beating the barriers presented by both class and gender. Aruba hails from Gulshan-e-Hadid and is the third among five siblings. With both her father and brother affiliated with the field of engineering Aruba was naturally inclined towards the field. “Only tools and electronic devices amused me…
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Pakistan’s Mariam Nusrat Adil Makes It to Forbes Next 1000 List
Each year, Forbes’ lists continue to highlight the potential and achievements of intellectual and brilliant minds from across the globe and introducing them to the entrepreneurial world.  Mariam Nusrat Ali, a Pakistani entrepreneur, with her minimalist yet mind blowing business start up has reached an international level. A resident of Virginia, Mariam has represented Pakistan on a global level. Ali has done her post-graduate degree in economics from Lahore University…
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Pakistan Receives Its First Female Google Developer Expert For Flutter & Dart
With technology advancing exponentially, the developer ecosystem has played a paramount role in those advancements. As of now, women in the tech ecosystem are making their mark in Pakistan and one such woman is Sakina Abbas who has received the honor to become Pakistan’s first female Google Developer Expert for Flutter and Dart. Google Developer Experts is an official program by Google which consists of a network of highly experienced…
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Pakistani Chef Makes It To ‘Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List
A London-based Pakistani culinary artist has made it to the prestigious Forbes list of 30 Under 30. Zahra Khan, in hopes of making it big, moved to London in 2015 to attend celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s culinary school, Tante Marie Culinary Academy. And it seems like she is now well on her way to becoming one of the biggest names globally. Khan owns Feya Café in central London near Bond Street, something…
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Zainab Abbas Becomes First Pakistani Female Presenter to Join Sky Sports
Pakistan’s cricket presenter Zainab Abbas has many jewels to her crown but recently the news of her debut with British sports channel Sky Sports this summer has left the netizens proud. As the first Pakistani female presenter to achieve this accolade in a field helmed by men for decades, the 33-year-old is thrilled to embark on a new journey of her life. Turning to her social media handle, Abbas made…