Ban on Shisha Smoking in Sindh

Sheesha Smoking ban in Karachi Sindh

The Deputy Commissioners of all five districts of Karachi have been directed to launch a crackdown campaign against places offering shisha smoking from today by Karachi Commissioner Roshan Ali Shaikh. This is in compliance with Sindh Home department’s imposition of Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code banning shisha smoking/selling … Read more

Are you a registered voter in Pakistan? ECP displays Voter Lists, offers SMS confirmation

Election Commission of Pakistan SMS for Voter List

For the first time in Pakistan in collaboration with NADRA, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has presented initial draft of computerized voter lists consisting of the names of 80.32 million voters on display centers at more than 50,000 public places all over the country yesterday. The preliminary electoral rolls will … Read more

And The Oscar goes to Pakistan. Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy with Saving Face.

What a great moment it was when a Pakistani short film has been nominated for the prestigious Academy Awards and even greater moment when it manages to win. Mixed feeling about the topic of the documentary being a bitter reality in Pakistan yet proud moment for the country to have … Read more

Pakistan Business Express – Nothing for Awam by Pakistan Railways

Pakistan Business Express

After shutting down 120 passenger trains and dumping so many engines, Pakistan Railways has launched its first ever Karachi to Lahore nonstop air conditioned train called Pak Business Express. The train is launched in a joint venture with private sector. Pak Business Express is apparently a VIP train with high … Read more

Bill Gates contacts Arfa Karim’s father for treatment in US

Arfa Karim Randhawa

Everyone in Pakistan got inspired by the young, dynamic girl of Faisalabad in 2004 when the news came that she has become the youngest Microsoft Certified Professionals MCPs of the world. Genius Arfa Karim Randhawa kept the title of youngest MCP till 2008 and had the honor of visiting Microsoft … Read more