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Pakistan will greatly benefit from full SCO membership

In the picturesque Russian city of Ufa, members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will hold a landmark summit from 9-10 July to discuss means of expanding the regional bloc’s role in the times to come. Russia and China, traditionally considered as the primary adversaries of Western hegemony in the Eastern hemisphere, will be spearheading this meeting which will witness full participation by member and observer states. Pakistan, like India, is

Pakistan In And Out: Domestic And International Travel Insights – infographic

Did you know that Karachi is the most visited city of Pakistan in terms of incoming and outgoing travelers; and that, most travelers to Pakistan come from the United Kingdom. Surprising Han… Take a look at the infographic below, produced by Jovago, and see more domestic and international travel insights of Pakistan. Note: The statistics in the infographic are based on a survey of all the travelers who made bookings through Jovago (an online

Load-shedding has devastated Pakistan

The energy crisis has devastated Pakistan–a country so young and powerful, a country that has been able to stand tall, proud and resistant to come what may, ever since it was born in 1947. Pakistan is the country that did not let herself fall down to the greater problems she faced after The Partition. It survived. It survived well due to the honest leaders and committed determination of its population.

The Brave Students of a Failing Country

Do you know of any third-world country that despite unending political, religious, economical and social crisis, keeps on setting world records in almost every field? No? Well I know of one–Pakistan. With great pride, I announce that Pakistan is the only country that in the last decade has achieved the highest number of world records academically. Let’s start with Ali Moeen Nawazish, who set a world record by scoring 21

The Top 5 Pakistani Batsmen of All Time

I’m sure you’ll all agree that in Pakistan it’s difficult enough to even comment on a comment on an article about cricket, let alone compiling a list of cricket’s top 5’s or 10’s. But here I am doing just that. Why? because I love living on the wild side!! :D Before I move on, let me clarify one thing: this list is in no particular order. Just as the cricket

Pakistan – There’s Still a Lot to Love About It!

“Failed state“, terrorism, corruption, killings and oppression are among the terms that define Pakistan around the globe.  Is this all Pakistan is about? I don’t think so.   So what is it about Pakistan that raises hopes, makes us optimistic, and tells us that we’re going to make it out of this temporary rough patch in the road? Even before finishing the first paragraph of this post I can see the

Will Pakistan Premier League be Successful in Bringing Back International Cricket Home?

It happened about 35 years ago and changed the game forever.  The world of cricket owes a huge debt to Kerr y Packer for launching the World Series Cricket.  He brought the yet unknown elements like loads of money and fan-fare to bring the excitement back in the game.  Then, in 2008, Indian Premier League (IPL) did the same and more.  This new face of cricket had obscene amount of

4 Nation Hockey Tournament Cancelled – When Do We Get To Host Again?

There was a time when we had sporting action all year round.  Teams and players from all nations loved to come to Pakistan for memorable contests and great hospitality.  Then, on March 3, 2009, this all changed.  The Sri Lankan cricket team was attacked in Lahore and this incident sent shock waves among sports fans and organizations around the world.  This unfortunate incident had far reaching consequences for sports in

List of Airline Hijack Incidents Involving Pakistan (With Photos and Summaries)

Aircraft hijacking is also known as skyjacking or sky controlling. It is an unlawful takeover of an airplane by an individual or a group, usually for fulfilling their demand or demands. While in a hijacked state, passengers are under constant threat for their lives. Hijackers usually take the plane to a destination of their choice and from there often negotiate or begin their series of threat. There have been many

List of Airline Crash Incidents Involving Pakistan (With Photos and Summaries)

Even though flight safety is the priority of the aviation authorities, but still unexpected things do happen. There have occurred many air crashes around the world involving all types of aircrafts and airlines. Still, there is no aviation authority can give 100% flight safety, mainly because of the non-human conditions and external factors, like weather or operation of an aircraft, etc. Here is a list of airline crash incidents involving