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Peshawar – A Pinnacle of Cultural Diversity

Peshawar is the ‘Gateway to Central Asia’. It was founded over 2000 years by the Kushan Kings of Gandhara and was called ‘Lotus Land’. Thereby from 2nd century AD to 7th century it remained a center of Gandharan civilization and a very significant place of…

Baluchi Rugs: Epitomizing their Culture Beautifully

The majority of Baluchis live in Pakistan. However they are also live in the western area of Afghanistan and in the South-Eastern border of Iran, thereby Baluchi rugs have a flavor of all three cultures. They make an excellent addition to the décor of the…

The Feisty Festivals of Kalash

The Kalash Valley is made up of three valleys. Birir is situated 34 km away from Chitral. Rumbur is 32 km away and Bumburet (the largest and most beautiful) is 36 km away. There are many colorful Festivals of Kalash that are celebrated in these…

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Around Pakistan

More Places to Visit in Peshawar

Peshawar has a lot to offer, so we will travel across the city to briefly look at some more fascinating places and one also finds tombs of sufis who made many efforts to promote Islam in the region. Peshawar Museum It is a matter of…

Peshawar – Gor Khatri & Bala Hissar Fort

This week we take a peek at two buildings of immense historical value; one that can be found in the center of the city and the other which can give you a panoramic view of not only Peshawar but the Valley too. Gor Khatri Sethi…

Peshawar – Mahabat Khan Mosque & Mohalla Sethian

Following we take a look at a spectacular specimen of Mughal architecture (the only one in Peshawar), as well as some rare residential buildings: Mahabat Khan Mosque Background You can reach it through Chowk Yaadgar as the entrance to the mosque is located in the…

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Artistry and Crafts

Baluchi Rugs: Epitomizing their Culture Beautifully

The majority of Baluchis live in Pakistan. However they are also live in the western area of Afghanistan and in the South-Eastern border of Iran, thereby Baluchi rugs have a flavor of all three cultures. They make an excellent addition to the décor of the…

Sindhi-Kutch Styled Embroidery

Stunning Sindhi-Kutch Styled Mirror Embroidery

Mirror Embroidery incorporates delicate pieces of these reflecting surfaces within the needlework. Conventionally, these embroideries were sewn by the women belonging to rural areas. These works were then used for wearing on celebration of a particular festival or, later on, for selling to generate a…

Handicrafts

Handicrafts of Pakistan: A Pour Over of the Famous Artistry

Acknowledging the Marvels of Pakistan Aware and delight yourself with the most absorbing specialties of our country – the captivating and alluring handicrafts. The stupendous artisanship is overwhelmingly renowned as the cultural recognition of Pakistan. The tradition of creating handicrafts is thousand-year old. It is considered as…

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Entrepreneurship & Innovation

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TEDx Islamabad Talk- Breaking the Barriers

TEDx Islamabad: A Gathering of Innovative Minds TEDx Islamabad is all set for its new episode of 2016 to be held on March 19, bringing together the brilliant minds and sharing ideas worth spreading. What Exactly is TED? TED is globally renowned foundation that works…

A Decade of Excellence – Reaching for the Stars (Part II)

Rising Youth of Pakistan The second half of the decade was even more remarkable then the first. You can read about the first decade of shining Pakistani stars in this article. The following can only give you a glimpse of the capabilities of our youngsters….