Oct 192015
 
Pakistan becomes one of the world's top three executioners

Pakistan has become one of the world’s top three executioners, joining the likes of China and Iran, as the country hanged the murderer of a former Punjab Chief Minister Haider Wyne. According to The Dawn, the convict, Zaman, in Wayne’s killing was hanged in Central Jail Multan and brought Pakistan’s tally to 260 since the government lifted a moratorium on capital punishment following the Peshawar massacre in December last year. Executions in Pakistan have been the highest in a single calendar year over the past […]

Oct 162015
 
Pakistani people become 18th largest middle class worldwide: Report

Pakistan’s middle class consists of over 6.27 million people, according to Credit Suisse, a global financial services company. The study revealed that 14% of world adults constituted the middle class in 2015 and held 32% of world wealth. The share of middle-class adults in Pakistan’s total adult population of 111 million was 5.7% in 2015 as opposed to India’s 3% and Australia’s 66% in 2015. Contributed By Sonia Narula

Jun 182015
 
Pakistan among world's top hosts for refugees: Report

Conflicts and violence raging around the world sent the number of people forced to flee their homes soaring to a record 60 million last year, the United Nations said Thursday. That is 8.3 million more refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) in the world than in 2013 — the highest-ever increase in a single year, the UN refugee agency said in a report titled “World at War”. At the end of 2014, the world’s top host for refugees was Turkey, sheltering 1.59 million people, followed […]

Top 10 most beautiful female politicians of Pakistan

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Dec 262014
 
Top 10 most beautiful female politicians of Pakistan

Pakistan is one country that is known for all the wrong reasons. Be it militancy or the conservative political set up that is soft on fundamentalists who indulge in violence at the drop of a hat. If strategic commentators are to be believed, Pakistan has become the epicenter of terrorism. Most of political parties in Pakistan seem to have a soft corner for the militants for various reasons but a closer look at Pakistan’s political landscape reveals the presence of an impressive set of beautiful […]

After Iraq, Pakistan becomes world’s most terror hit-nation

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Jun 072014
 
After Iraq, Pakistan becomes world’s most terror hit-nation

Pakistan is the most terror hit-nation in the world after Iraq, a new report has found. Also considering the severity of the incidents, Pakistan even surpassed the Middle Eastern nation. According to the report, From 2001 to 2013, there were 13,721 incidents in Pakistan, which is marginally less than Iraq. From 2001 to 2005, there were 523 terrorist incidents in Pakistan, but from 2007 to November 2013, the total number of incidents has risen to 13,198. According to the report, similarly, the number of suicide […]

5 Must Visit Temples In Pakistan

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Apr 062014
 
5 Must Visit Temples In Pakistan

Hinduism is perhaps one of the oldest religions, and is followed by over 9000 million people worldwide. Though majority of Hindus reside in India, there are substantial numbers of Hindus present in various other parts of the world. To offer prays to the deity, the Hindus have constructed immense temples all across the world. A temple is considered as the holiest place of worship by the Hindus. And as such you are sure to witness the marvelous architecture of the Hindu temples in Bangladesh, Indonesia, […]

Pakistan becomes third largest dates exporter in the world: Report

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Feb 242014
 
Pakistan becomes third largest dates exporter in the world: Report

Pakistan has become the third largest dates exporter in the world and with proper attention and appropriate interventions this sector can flourish manifold. The annual production of dates in Pakistan is estimated at around 535,000 tonnes of which only 86,000 tonnes are exported and the rest are either consumed locally or perish. Pakistan maintained that the usage of dates increases during the winter season thus its price and demand surges. Contributed By Sonia Narula

Pakistan breaks Guinness World Record, formed the world’s biggest national flag

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Feb 172014
 
Pakistan breaks Guinness World Record, formed the world’s biggest national flag

Pakistan today regained the Guinness World Record of making the largest human flag with participation of 29,040 people at the National Hockey Stadium in Lahore. According to the report, 29,040 students gathered in the rainy weather at the stadium on the call of their school administration. Bangladesh later broke it with the participation of 27,117 students and army men. Contributed By Sonia Narula

Miracle! Twins and triplets are common, sextuplets ?

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Jan 282014
 
Miracle! Twins and triplets are common, sextuplets ?

While twins and triplets are common, sextuplets are not. According to the recent report, ‘Sextuplets’ in this case refers to the birth of 6 babies at once. It’s a miracle for ordinary folks, a challenge for doctors and all in all, a rarity in the world we live in. The woman gave birth to a total of 6 healthy babies (2 females and 4 males). Although the doctors are reported to have said that newborn babies as well as their mother were fit and fine, […]

Al-Qaida, Pakistan and Rest of the World

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Dec 172012
 

Pakistan is not the only state being exploited in the name of terrorism. Every Tom Dick and Harry is blaming all the Muslim nations and states for supporting terrorism. Every commentator pokes his nose in the affairs of these states. Every ruler who says some thing about al Qaida automatically speaks about Pakistan and Islam. There are many countries in the world whose internal affairs are not smoothly running due to terrorism. They are always spared. If you cast a cursory glance at India the […]

Listen to the Cries of Hindus from Pakistan; Appeals RSS Mouthpiece ‘Organiser’

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Jan 132012
 
Listen to the Cries of Hindus from Pakistan; Appeals RSS Mouthpiece 'Organiser'

A group of Hindus from Pakistan have been living in miserable conditions in Delhi for weeks now, refusing to go back home because of the threat to life and honour in their homeland. “Kill us but do not deport us” they say in anguish. (Organiser issue dated December 25, 2011 and January 1, 2012). Is anyone listening? During partition, the Hindu population in Pakistan was around 25 per cent. Sixty years later, it has dropped to less than two per cent. Of the 400-odd temples then, […]

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Pak flag hoisted in Karnataka town on New Year

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Jan 022012
 
Pak flag hoisted in Karnataka town on New Year

Bijapur: Tension prevailed in Sindgi town near Bijapur after locals noticed that a Pakistani flag had been hoisted on the premises of the Tehsildar’s office today, police said. Soon after receiving the message, police went to the town, about 60 km from Bijapur, and removed it from the flag-pole, SP Rajappa said. An irate mob pelted stones at two buses and showed signs of intensifying the protest. However, police brought the situation under control, he said, adding the situation was now peaceful. The flag was […]

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Pakistan: Taliban cut breasts off woman breast-feeding child

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Dec 232011
 

ISLAMABAD, 15 DEC: Pakistani Taliban fighters cut the breasts of a woman who was breast-feeding her child and asked other women to eat the pieces, in a gory incident highlighted in a new report that details the abuse of women in the militancy-hit tribal belt bordering Afghanistan. The incident occurred when five militants walked into a house and saw the woman breast-feeding her child, The Express Tribune quoted the report titled ‘Impact of crisis on women and girls in Fata (federally Administered Tribal Areas)’ as saying. […]

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US Congress targets Pak, freezes $700m aid

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Dec 132011
 

Washington: US Congress has pushed ahead to freeze $700 million aid to Pakistan until Islamabad comes up with a strategy to fight the spread of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in the region, a step which is likely to deepen crisis between the two countries. Reflecting a bipartisan toughening of stand, the negotiating panel of the House of Representatives and the Senate, on yesterday unanimously agreed to freeze the 700 million aid to Pakistan as they reached a compromise on a sweeping $ 662 billion Defense Authorization […]

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