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A Look back into the 2011 Lawn Exhibition Frenzy

Summer 2011 brought with it an absolute craze for designer lawn exhibitions. Though mostly huge in Karachi due to the longer summers, lawn exhibitions were the place to be seen throughout the entire country. Whether it was the sheer number of people who attended these events or lack of planning on the organizers part, the exhibitions were a pairing of chic design and relative chaos. The Exhibitions The launch of

Historical Sites in Pakistan

Pakistan is home to many significant historical sites that reflect the traditions and customs of times past.  Although historical sites are of special interest to archaeologists and history students, tourists enjoy visiting these interesting places as well.  The fascinating cultures and beautiful scenery lure countless visitors each year. Harappa Located about 200 km from Lahore in the Montgomery District of Punjab, Harappa is the site of an important ancient settlement

Noteworthy Quotes You Probably Haven’t Heard Yet

Presidential and Politician’s Quotes: “Things are more like they are now than they have ever been.” – President Gerald Ford “This is the worst disaster in California since I was elected.” – California Governor Edmund Brown “During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet.” – Vice President Al Gore, 2000 “No woman in my time will be prime minister…” Margaret Thatcher In

Famous Political Murders in Modern History

An assassination is a murder of a (usually prominent person) by sudden, secret attack. Deliberate, premeditated assassination of public figures is often done for political reasons or by a hired hit man. Assassinations may be prompted by religious, ideological, political, financial, or military motives. Revenge or the desire for notoriety often plays into the equation. Insider.pk has compiled a list of some of the famous political murders in our recent

India Beats Pakistan in Cricket World Cup Semifinals

India’s 260 for nine beat Pakistan’s 231 by 29 runs in the semifinal in Mohali. India’s batting was lackluster, but enough to defeat Pak. On-field performance by India was much more impressive. The field demonstration lived-up to the pre-match hype that called this the “Match of the Decade.” Not all fans agree. Spectator TRAM commented, “Fielding needs to be good (for both teams) to make a high quality cricket. Today,

Pakistan and United States’ Business Relationship

The United States and Pakistan have a strong relationship based on a mutual commitment to security and stability.  Esperanza Gomez of the United States-Pakistan Business Council says, “Pakistan and the United States are natural trade and investment partners.”  She notes that the U.S. is Pakistan’s top trade partner and largest customer. The U.S. Commercial Service in Pakistan is responsible for U.S. export development activities and provides services to the U.S.

World Records Held by Pakistan: Part Two

This is the second article of our series on World Records Held by Pakistan and Pakistani’s. The first post can be found here http://insider.pk/world-records-held-by-pakistan/. Be sure to read that post as well. Most Trees Planted in 24 Hours by a Team On Wednesday, July 15th, 2009, a group of Pakistanis broke the record for most trees planted in 24 hours.  Guinness World Records Adjudicator Aadil Ahmen attended the exciting event,

Best Quotes of All Time

Ambition Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. -Will Rogers People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily. -Zig Ziglar Ambition is not what a man would do, but what a man does, for ambition without action is fantasy. -Bryant H. McGill It’s not the size of the dog in the

2nd Quarter Final: India vs. Australia

Yuvraj Singh’s trademark punched drives, ferocious pulls, and some touch play to work the ball around India eases its way into the semi-finals. Singh takes credit for blasting a fifty and picking up two wickets. Australia, a three time consecutive world champion and India’s heartbreaker from 2003, will have to fly back home – defeated. On April 2nd the new Cricket World Champion will be named at the Wankhede Stadium

Cricket Update: Pakistan through to the Semis

Congratulations to Pakistan and fans of the Spinners – worldwide! Pakistan will be facing either India or Aussies in India for the Semi Finals. Pakistan is just two games away from winning the ICC Cricket World Cup! Read on to find out how it happened. The last time Windies were in Dhaka, their on-field performance was poor. Bangladesh left them in barely 30 overs of one-sided action. As the West