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Baloch, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pathan, Mohajir definitely! Pakistani…Maybe

The curious case of ethnicity in Pakistan has been touched upon many times before. Initially, I believe it was about identifying each other (for ease of stereotyping) but now it has gotten completely out of control. People identify themselves more with their ethnicity than with Pakistan. When Ethnicity is Taken to Extremes Ethnicity was the main culprit that led to the division of Pakistan in 1971 and today everyone’s talking

From Las Vegas to Pakistan – Home Is Where The Heart Is

Usually upon hearing the common saying ‘home is where is the heart is’ most people don’t think twice about where home is.  For me, its not so simple.  I was born and raised in the US, so that is naturally where I am from.  But my culture, my ethnicity, my religious beliefs and even my penchant for spicy food hail from Pakistan, making it my heritage.  So for me, ‘home

The Real Pakistani

Some time ago, I was engaged in a small discussion with a Lebanese man while sitting in Makkah waiting for prayers. Upon telling him I was a Pakistani, he proclaimed, ‘Oh! You mean Indian! Their women wear sarees and nose pins and your women do the same. Both of you speak Urdu, share the same music and have similar cultural dances. It’s the same thing’. An Arab, Moroccan and an

Pakistan The Beautiful: Part IV

Pakistan is the land of never ending miracles, picturesque mountains, gorgeous valleys, mysterious deserts, sunny beaches and magnificent lakes. There are hundreds on wonderful places to visit and there are thousands of beautiful photos we’d love to share with you. Stay with us and we’ll try to reveal you the heart of Pakistan. Pakistan The Beautiful: Part IV- enjoy the collection and share it with your friends! Bindu Gol Zom,

Mind-boggling “Cricket World Records” by Pakistan

Pakistan Cricket have suffered some major “lows” in last 6 years due to their certain acts but they are like a vagabond who irritates the street with his loud and notorious acts yet, once he is not around, a part of you always miss him. They truly have been a soul of this game. In every aspect of this game there are Pakistanis who keep the blood running in heart of Cricket.

The Magnificent Beauty of Pakistan

This post features another set of breathtaking pictures from Pakistan worth visiting. Enjoy another collection of Pakistan places with Insider.pk and share this amazing country’s sights with the the rest of the world! Famous Rakaposhi peak in Nagar State. Photo by Muzaffar Bukhari Boating in Lake Saif-ul Muluk Photo by The Himalayan Nomad Photo by Muzaffar Bukhari Photo by Muzaffar Bukhari Photo by Muzaffar Bukhari Photo by Muzaffar Bukhari Siri

National Monuments of Pakistan

The Pakistan Monument in Islamabad, Pakistan, is a national monument representing the nation’s four provinces and three territories. After a competition among many renowned architects, Arif Masood’s plan was selected for the final design. The blooming flower shape of the monument represents Pakistan’s progress as a rapidly developing country. The four main petals of the monument represent the four provinces (Balochistan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, and Sindh), while the three smaller petals

Much Ado about Cricket – How We All Love to Add Masala to a Pak vs. India Match

The world cup is over and India has lifted the trophy. It’s the first time in history that a host nation has won the world cup. Anyways we wanted to do an article on how we add “Masala” to India Pakistan matches. It is the second last ball of the last over. This match between India and Pakistan at Mohali has been nerve wrecking throughout. Shahid Afridi is facing in

Mother of all Matches: Pakistan vs India, World Cup 2011

Odds may be against Pakistan, but the country is siding with their team for the “Mother of all Matches” today. Pakistan will be squaring up with India for the ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final. Winner will be facing Sri Lanka on Saturday that will take place in Mumbai. More Than a Game? Credit: ESPNcricinfo.com Even those who don’t usually pay much attention to the sport have taken notice of the

Growing Pakistan Economy

In absolute dollar terms, Pakistan’s economy is 27th largest in the world. The semi-industrialized economy encompasses textiles, chemicals, food, and agriculture. Karachi and Punjab’s urban centers are home to diversified economies. Past internal politics, population booms, and confrontation with India has taken its toll on the economy in past decades. The recent government policies, foreign investment, and access to global markets have positively poised the country. Pakistan has seen solid