New Me :)

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It’s good to be back after December 17th 2014.
So, what was the reason of my absence, hmmm … I am glad to share this with you my blogosphere friends!!
I am a mother of a sweet boy now, MashaAllah, born on 23rd December 2014. Life turns really beautiful and busy with this sweet angel .I am totally engaged with my sweet boy since then , now he is getting a proper routine and it’s possible to give time to my blog again.
Yaaayyy ! 😀
After all this is the place where I really feels like MY SPACE. Where my heart speaks!
Hope to see you all again, and May Allah bless you all and your loved ones, ameen !

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Darkest day in Pakistan’s History – 16-12-14

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TURKISH FLAG flutters down for a day in the memory of Army Public School Martyrs.

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10 Facts About Pakistan

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The world’s highest mountain ranges exist in this country. They include the Himalayas and HinduKush range in which four mountains are present in the list of 14 highest peaks in the world.  K-2, the world’s second highest peak, is also located in Pakistan.

highest mountain ranges in the world - pakistan

 2- Largest Deep Sea Port in the world

Gwadar port is the largest deep sea port in the world, located on the southwestern Arabian Sea along the coast line of Balochistan, Pakistan. This  port is considered a lifeline in the region’s economy. Pakistan has agreed on a collaboration with China  to turn Gwadar into a full scale commercial port.

Largest deep sea port in the world - gwadar pakistan

3- Highest paved International Road

Do you know the “eighth wonder of the world” is located in Pakistan? Karakoram Highway has been constructed at a height of 15,397 ft between China and Pakistan. It is one of the popular tourist attraction in the region.

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4- Second Largest Salt Mine in the World

Khewara Salt Mines are the world’s second largest and Pakistan’s oldest salt mines.  It was discovered by Alexander’s troops in 320 B.C. These salt mines are the largest source of salt in the world producing 350,000 tons per year. However, the salt mines reserves are estimated to be about 600 million tons.

secong largest salt mine in the world - khewara salt mine

5- One of the Largest Desert In The World

Thar desert is located on the border of Pakistan and India. It is the world’s ninth largest sub-tropical desert. This desert is about 10,000 years old and was once a water source for Indus Valley Civilization.

One of the largest deserts in Pakistan - thar

6- Highest Polo Ground in the World

Shandur Top is located in Gilgit, Pakistan and called “Roof of the World” elevated at 12,200 ft. Every year a polo match is played between Gilgit and Chitral teams. People from all around the world come to watch this match.

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7- Largest Irrigation System of The world

The world’s largest irrigation network are present in Pakistan. It serves 14.4 million hectares of cultivated land. The irrigation system is fed by water from the Indus River. The main features of the system are  its three major storage reservoirs, namely, Tarbela and Chashma on the River Indus and Mangla on the River Jhelum; 19 barrages; 12 inter-river link canals and 43 independent irrigation canals with the total length of the main canals is 58,500 km.

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8- Largest Ambulance Network in the World

Edhi Foundation is the world’s largest non-profit social welfare organization. This organization provides 24-hour emergency services, medical & healthcare services and shelter for orphans.  Abdul Sattar Edhi started the service from a single room and now it has over 300 centers all over the country. It has branches in other countries such as UK, USA, Canada, Japan and China.

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9- First Islamic Country To Attain Nuclear Power

Pakistan became the first Islamic country to become Nuclear Power on 28th May 1998.  The country ensured its solidarity in the face of threats from its long time nemesis neighboring country.

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10- More than 50% of World Footballs are made in Pakistan

Sialkot is a city famous for making sports equipment.  Hand-stitched footballs are a trademark of this city. Around 60 milion hand-stitched footballs are produced in world cup year in small firms in Sialkot, Pakistan. This year 42 million official football Brazuca were exported to Brazil for FIFA World Cup 2014.  Even NASA tested this football and declared it the best football ever made.

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Malala Yousafzai wins Nobel Peace Prize 2014

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Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousufzai and the Indian children`s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi have won the Nobel Peace Prize for their struggle for the right of all children to education and against the suppression of children and young people.

“Despite her youth, Malala Yousafzay has already fought for several years for the right of girls to education, and has shown by example that children and young people, too, can contribute to improving their own situations. This she has done under the most dangerous circumstances. Through her heroic struggle she has become a leading spokesperson for girls rights to education,”the Norwegian Nobel Committee issues a statement on its website.

The committee further stated that “showing great personal courage, Kailash Satyarthi, maintaining Gandhi s tradition, has headed various forms of protests and demonstrations, all peaceful, focusing on the grave exploitation of children for financial gain. He has also contributed to the development of important international conventions on children s rights.”

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has congratulated Malala on winning the Nobel Peace Prize, calling her the “pride” of Pakistan.

“She is [the] pride of Pakistan. She has made her countrymen proud. Her achievement is unparallelled and unequalled. Girls and boys of the world should take the lead from her struggle and commitment,” he said in a statement.

With the prize, Malala Yousafzai, 17, becomes the youngest Nobel Prize winner, eclipsing Australian-born British scientist Lawrence Bragg, who was 25 when he shared the Physics Prize with his father in 1915.

She was attacked in 2012 on a school bus in the Swat Valley in northwest Pakistan by masked gunmen as a punishment for a blog that she started writing for the BBC s Urdu service as an 11-year-old to campaign against the Taliban s efforts to deny women an education.

Unable to return to Pakistan after her recovery, Yousafzai moved to Britain, setting up the Malala Fund and supporting local education advocacy groups with a focus on Pakistan, Nigeria, Jordan, Syria and Kenya.

The prize, worth about US$1.1 million (S$1.4 million), will be presented in Oslo on Dec 10, the anniversary of the death of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, who founded the award in his 1895 will.

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Independence day celebrations in full swing

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MANSEHRA: Aug12 – View of Pakistani flag prepared by District Management on a mountain ahead of Independence Day.
ONLINE PHOTO by Sultan Dogar

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RAWALPINDI: August 12 – People busy in selecting national flags and other related items from vendor in connection with Independence Day celebrations. APP photo by Abid Zia

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LAHORE: August 12 – An illuminated and eye-catching reflection view of Minar-e-Pakistan decorated with colourful lights in connection with Independence Day celebrations. APP photo by Mustafa Lashari

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KARACHI: Aug11 – A 60-meter long national flag being hoisted at Mazar-e-Quaid in connection to Independence Day.
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KARACHI: August 12 – Ladies purchasing bangles of national flag colour from vendor to celebrate Independence Day of Pakistan. APP photo by Syed Abbas Mehdi

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LAHORE: August 11 – Vendors displaying national flags to attract the customers in connection with Independence Day celebrations. APP photo by Muhammad

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