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  • Tuesday, May 1, 2012

    "The King of

    Games is still the game of Kings"

  • Describing the importance of the game of polo, the WW-II acclaimed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once said that "A polo handicap is your passport to the world".

  • Sunday, May 13, 2012

    Greg Mortenson and

    his “Three Cups of Tea” emerge victorious in embezzlement charges

  • In a historic verdict passed by the Montana attorney general last month, the honourable jury has come up with the decision that although the Central Asian Institute, run by the climber-turned-philanthropist Greg Mortenson lacks water-tight book-keeping, no criminal wrong doings whatsoever have been found in the investigations regarding the operations of the organisation.

  • Monday, May 14, 2012

    Greg Mortenson: Conquering

    mountains and hearts

  • There have been a handful of mountaineers in the annals of history who have been able to face all odds to climb the toughest of mountains on the face of earth. Fewer among them managed not only to summit these peaks but also conquer the hearts of the natives.

  • Friday, May 18, 2012

    PTCL staff pulls

    in emergency maneuvers to repair the damaged Broadband Internet services in Chitral

  • Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has upgraded its services in Chitral through a challenging team effort in the hilly and snow covered region.

  • Saturday, May 19, 2012

    Khewra Salt Mines:

    Nature’s beauty inside a Mountain

  • Khewra Salt Mines is located in Tehsil Pind Dadan Khan, District Jehlum at ballpark distance of 200 kms from Islamabad and 245 kms from Lahore. It has an easy approach via Lahore-Islamabad Motorway through Lilla or Khallar Kahar interchange. The journey takes around 2 hours 20 minutes from Islamabad and 3 hours 20 minutes from Lahore approx.

  • Friday, May 25, 2012

    Emily comes to

    the rescue of Pakistan

  • I usually avoid getting drawn into arguments with people on the internet, because there’s really no point. I even try to avoid reading the comments on online newspaper articles, because I know I’m more likely just to make myself angry than actually to learn or reconsider anything. But when a particularly poisonous commenter on Huffington Post started arguing that the 138 Pakistanis who are now almost certainly dead after being buried by an avalanche on the Siachen Glacier last Saturday are undeserving of our sympathy and compassion – I couldn’t help but rise to the bait.

  • Monday, May 28, 2012

    Once extinct Sarus

    Cranes spotted in the Nagarparkar district of Sindh

  • The tropical lakes and artificial water reserves of Pakistan namely the Tarbela Lake and the Mangla Lake, have long been one of the favourite destination of the migratory birds who fly down thousands of miles from the Steppes of Russia and Siberia to escape the bitter cold.

  • Thursday, May 31, 2012

    Wildlife Department reveals

    rare sightings of the Asiatic Black Bear in Chitral Gol National Park

  • The restive western border of the country, lining the troubled Afghanistan, plummeted into ceaseless political uncertainty and unstable security situation at the onset of the War on Terror and the region is still recuperating from the damages done in the decade-long turmoil.

  • Thursday, May 31, 2012

    District Administration Mansehra

    imposes ban on boating in Saif-Ul-Malook to curtail ecological damage

  • The District Administration of the Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa has finally taken notice of the ecological damage that has been inflicted on the once serene and breathtaking lake Saif-ul-Malook in the Mansehra District and has now imposed a complete ban on boating in the lake.