Looking for a change in Pakistan Elections? Vote for the Transgenders

Bindiya Rana

The transgenders (Hijra or Khawaja Sira) of Pakitan are very exicted as election day in Pakistan is approaching. The transgenders, previously dejected due to confusion over determination of their sexes, can now declare themselves as belonging to the third gender – neither male or female. In Pakistan, there are an … Read more

Vote for Nobody: Ballot Paper in Pakistan should have None of the Above option

Vote for Nobody - None of the above

Elections 2018 is just around the corner and its the same story as before. The political parties of Pakistan are putting up same faces, the so-called electables who won their seats on the basis of family background, wealth, or party backing. However, they deliver nothing on ground, leaving the voters … Read more

How to find your polling station on Pakistan Election Day 2018

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Find your constituency: Visit the ECP website (ecp.gov.pk) Go to the ‘Election’ tab and select ‘Delimitation’ Select ‘Final Delimitation 2018’ Select your province and you will be redirected to a PDF file Scroll through the list to find the area where you registered to vote. The constituency numbers and names … Read more

Pakistan Census 2017: What is new in 2017 population census?

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Pakistan is all gearing up for Census 2017. Pakistan conducted its last census back in 1998. The sixth national population census in Pakistan will be held from March 15 to May 25 2017. According to the constitution of Pakistan, census must be held after every 10 years. Article 51 of … Read more

Ideas2016: Annual International Defence Exhibition And Seminar at Karachi Expo Center

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Ideas2016 is, the 9th annual International Defence Exhibition And Seminar (IDEAS), hosted at Karachi Expo Center between November 22-25, 2016. Exhibitors from more than 30 countries, including Pakistan, are displaying their weapons and military technology in the exhibition with a slogan Arms for Peace. Here are some of the glimpses … Read more

Karachi crumbles as the rain pours

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It sucks when it rains in Karachi. Due to the mismanagement and inefficiency of civic authorities and the utility service providers, the largest city of Pakistan crumbles with few millimeters of downpour. In spite of tall claims and media campaigns of “we’re ready this time”, Karachites worry about water clogging, … Read more

How to beat the heatwave: Save yourself and others from effects of heatstroke

How to beat the heatwave: Save yourself and others from effects of heatstroke Take these steps to prevent heatstroke during hot weather: Wear loose fitting, lightweight clothing. Wearing excess clothing or clothing that fits tightly won’t allow your body to cool properly. Protect against sunburn. Sunburn affects your body’s ability … Read more

Ishtiaq Ahmed, author of 800 books of children fiction, passed away in Karachi

Ishtiaq Ahmed at KIBF 2015

Ishtiaq Ahmed, author of more than 800 books for children, passed away in Karachi. He was 74 years old. Ishtiaq Ahmed was in Karachi to attend Karachi International Book Fair (#Kibf). He was at Karachi airport waiting for flight to Lahore when he experienced heart attack, which proved to be … Read more

Pakistan Earthquake 26 October 2015: Relief and Support

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Earthquake in Pakistan: October 26, 2015 A powerful earthquake struck Pakistan and Afghanistan at 2.09pm on Monday afternoon. The quake was 213 km (132 miles) deep and centered 254 km (158 miles) northeast of Kabul in Badakhshan province. The U.S. Geological Survey initially measured the magnitude at 7.7, then revised … Read more