December, 2015

Pakistan’s First Book Museum Established in Islamabad

National Book Museum: An Initiative of National Book Foundation To rekindle the declining interest in books, NBF has established a book museum at its head office in G-8/4, Islamabad. It is spread across one big hall having various enclosures and its décor symbolizes our rich…

Munawar Shakeel

A Pakistani Cobbler Has Written 5 Award-winning Books on Poetry

Munawar Shakeel: A Scholarly Craftsman As cobbling was the family business, and also because his father died when he was just a young boy, Munawar has been working as a cobbler for the past thirty years, as well as a part-time a newspaper vendor in…


Getting to Know NADRA Pakistan

In a speech in parliament in 1973, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, the then Prime Minister of Pakistan stated, “due to the absence of full statistical database of the people of this country, this country is operating in utter darkness”. As a result, the government of Pakistan…


Taking a Look at the Avenues of Urdu News in Pakistan

Urdu is the most popular medium of spreading and selling news in Pakistan. This is owing to the fact that the national language of Pakistani is, but Urdu. There are a large number of Daily Newspapers, magazines, as well as TV channels that sell news…


The Meaning and Significance of Moonstone

The Moonstone gemstone is a silicate of sodium potassium aluminum. The stone is very attractive to the sight and comes in different varieties and colors. Buyers are eager to take their pick from the range of moonstones available for sale. The choice of moonstone from…

Lapis Lazuli

The Meaning and Significance of Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli is an ancient stone which has been admired for its beauty, significance and uses since pre-historic times. From the earliest records available, lapis lazuli was found to be admired and valued by the people of the time, taking the lead from their forefathers….