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Multan: The City of Saints

Which Pakistani city has been; The capital of a kingdom mentioned in the Mahabharata? Conquered by the Greek king Alexander? Called Dar-ul-Aman during the rule of the Mughar Emperor Akbar? Recognized as the birthplace of Baba Farid, considered to have been the first Punjabi poet?…

Few Interesting Facts about Pakistan

Type ‘Pakistan’ into the Google search box and you’re not very likely to come up with a lot of positive news. For years now Pakistan has been struggling with a host of challenges; internal and external. But here are few facts about Pakistan you don’t…

Summaiya Jillani: An Overnight Star from Pakistani Art World

Besides the saddening and distressing notoriety that Pakistan possesses in front of the world, there still occur some pleasant junctures that always thrive to bring a positive light to our country’s name. Every now and then we witness a particular achievement or a talented person…

Ali Hassan: When There’s a Will There’s a Way

If you are or were a student of Karachi University, in the past few years, you must have noticed a guy on a wheel chair selling stationary near Arts Lobby. A polio victim whose appearance is ordinary but heart is kind. Who speaks as if a genius…

Darbar Mahal Bahawalpur : An Architectural Masterpiece

Introduction The Darbar Mahal is a historic fort located in the Pakistani city of Bahawalpur; this city is deeply rooted in Asian history and is considered to be one of the most important trade and cultural centers in local history. The Mahal itself is under…

Artpreneurs for Change – A Great Initiative

Artpreneurs; What are they? Artpreneurs for Change is a socially empowering initiative that is designed to bridge the gap between individuals from the US and Pakistan; especially after 9/11 there was a lot of inherent hostility in the way citizens from both countries had perceptions…

Zindagi Trust Brings Art to the Street Kids

Art  and the faculties of its promotion has been tremendously been neglected in Pakistan, but things are changing for good as a number of social change makers are promoting it through different mediums. Today, we will be discussing about the well reputed NGO, ‘Zindagi Trust’,…