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First Ever Conference on Pakistani Writing in English Held at Lahore

First Ever Conference Organized by International Centre for Pakistani Writing in English (ICPWE), Kinnaird College (KC) The conference took place from 17th to 18th February. It was attended by intellectuals, researchers and students from Islamabad, Faisalabad, Karachi, Lahore and Quetta as well as some reputed…

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Uber All Set to Launch in Pakistan

Uber Launches in Pakistan Towards the end of 2016, the famous online service of taxi-hailing with the name of Uber will launch in Pakistan. This service is set to target megacities in the region of Asia Pacific. What is Uber All About? Uber was founded…

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Sharmeen Obaid Brings Home Oscar Award- Making Pakistan Proud

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy Brings Home the Second Oscar Award The pride of Pakistan, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy brings home the second Oscar award thus becoming the first Pakistani to win two Oscars. Best Short Documentary by Sharmeen Obiad – A Girl in the River The 88th…

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Pakistanis Making it to the Sony World Photography Awards

Sony World Photography Awards 2016: Contribution by Pakistan Three photographers of Pakistan have been nominated for the world’s biggest photography awards: Sony World Photography Awards 2016 edition. The Amazing Works of Kumail Rizvi Kumail Rizvi is amongst the nominated candidates for the 2016 edition of…

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Wall of Kindness Being Setup All Over Pakistan

Wall of Kindness: The Concept An unknown person in Mashad, Iran created a simple yet thoughtful way of propagating charity for those who cannot afford and especially for the homeless. He merely put up some hangers on a wall and left the message “If you…

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Fiza Farhan Elected As a Member of UN Panel on Women Empowerment

Getting to Know Fiza Farhan Fiza Farhan is a well known social entrepreneur of Pakistan, Director of Buksh Energy and the CRO of Buksh Foundation. Fizza Farhan is amongst those few lucky Pakistani women who made it to the prestigious list of Forbes Magazine featuring…

Eradicating Honor Killings – A Hope From Sharmeen Obaid Film

Efforts of Sharmeen Obaid For Raising Sensitive Issues Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is renowned for being the Oscar winning filmmaker. Since her first success in the film “Saving Face” about acid attacks in Pakistan, she has been continuing her endeavors in bringing up such inspiring content…