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The Highway code of Ramzan Kareem

Assalam-o-Alaikum All,

Once Moosa (AS) asked Allah Ta'ala: O Allah ! You have granted me the honor and privilege of talking to you directly, Have you given this privilege to any other person? Allah Ta'ala replied, O!! Moosa during the last period I am going to send an ummat, who will be the Ummat of Mohammed (SAW) with dry lips, parched tongues, emaciated body with eyes sunken deep into their sockets, with livers dry and stomachs suffering the pangs of hunger- will call out to me (in dua) they will be much much closer to me than you O Moosa! while you speak to me there are 70000 veils between you and me but at the time of iftaar there will not be a single veil between me and the fasting Ummati of Mohammed (SAW) O!! Moosa I have taken upon myself the responsibility that at the time of iftaar I will never refuse the dua of a fasting person!

Subhan Allah!!

Be Careful & Remember the Highway code of RAMZAN KAREEM

"May Peace Be With You today & Always"

The memory of the Princess of the hearts!

Diana, Princess of Wales, who left this world on August 31, 1997, is still alive in media and hearts of the people. Much has been written and said and will continue to be said, about the tragic and sad life of a beautiful person.

12-year-ago, on August 31, 1997, she died after a car carrying her crashed. More than a decade has passed, like every year prayers and concerts will be organized in the memory of the Princess of the hearts!

The bold and the beautiful Princess had faced many hardships in her personal life but she was strong enough in making a mark for herself. She was known for her charitable work and social cause, her independent nature, courage to take a bold stand, and fight the blow of fate which had dealt her ruthlessly.

Diana's earliest memories, a daughter from the broken family The Spencer. A shy kindergarten teacher, a warm person, who adored children, was always ready to stand for any noble cause. A shy-sophisticated nineteen year old was suddenly pushed into focus,…

Iftar: إفطار‎

Iftar: إفطار‎ Refers to the evening meal when Muslims break their fast during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Iftar is one of the religious observances of Ramadan & is often done as a community, with Muslims gathering to break their fast together. Iftar is done right after Maghrib (sunset) time. Traditionally, a date is the first thing to be consumed during iftar.

Pakistanis observe religious and cultural events passionately, and so accordingly, in Pakistan almost everybody stops to rejoice for a few minutes following the iftar sirens and azan (adhan, call to prayer). Preparations for iftar commence about 3 hours before, in homes and at roadside stalls. The fast can be broken by eating dates or drinking water, if the former is not available. As a meal in Pakistan, iftar is usually heavy, comprising mainly of sweet and savoury treats such as jalebi, samosas, pakoras and namak para, besides the staple dates and water. Rooh Afza, a sweet syrup-based drink, is also considered an integral…

Father of the Pakistan’s nuclear programme Free to Enjoy Life

The Lahore High Court on Friday removed all restrictions on the movement of the father of the country’s nuclear programme Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan and allowed him to go anywhere he wants.

The LHC issued orders a day after Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan moved a petition challenging his official protocol, terming it a hindrance.

In February this year the Islamabad High Court had declared Dr. Khan as a free citizen of Pakistan and said that he is free to go anywhere in Pakistan.

But defence lawyer SM Zafar told the court the government’s official protocol restricted Khan’s freedom of movement and he felt like a prisoner.

The lawyer had requested the court to direct the government to withdraw Dr Khan’s protocol.

The LHC lifted the ‘official protocol’ and also issued contempt notice to the government as to why restrictions had been slapped on Dr Khan despite previous decision by the Islamabad High Court.

“It is a good decision,” Dr Khan told reporters at his heavily-guarded house in Islamabad.

Dr Khan, hero in…

Hazrat Data Ganj bakhsh R.A

Data Durbar is the tomb of Hazrat Syed Abul Hassan Bin Usman Bin Ali Al-Hajweri, the famous Sufi saint, where hundreds of thousands of people come each year to pay their respects and to say their prayers. It is located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

The large complex also includes Jamia Hajveria, or Hajveri Mosque. Abul Hassan Ali Ibn Usman al-Jullabi al-Hajvery al-Ghaznawi or Abul Hassan Ali Hajvery‎ also known as Data Ganj Bakhsh (Persian/Urdu: داتا گنج بخش ) or Data Sahib, was a Persian Sufi and scholar during the 11th century. He significantly contributed to the spreading of Islam in South Asia.He was born in Ghazna (in present day Afghanistan) in the beginning of Ghaznavids period (around 990) and died in Lahore (in present day Punjab, Pakistan) in 1077 CE. His most famous work is The Kashf Al Mahjub Unveiling the Veiled written in Persian language.The work debates Sufi doctrines of the past Hujwiri belonged to the Junaidia school of Sufism. These sufis followed Junaid Baghdadi of B…

Exclusive Photograph of Ahmed Faraz first death Anniversary

Hamein to mohabat ke leye bhe zindagi kam lagi Faraz
Magar log yahan nafraton ke lea bhe waqt nikal lete hein..

Ahmed Faraz sometimes reminds me of his romantic poetry when he says, Sona ha log ose aankh bher ke dekhte hein… and as I continue remember him, I found his words fill my mind with decency in poetry.

Sochta hun kabi tere dil mein utaar ker dekh lon faraz
Kon basa ha tere dil mein jo moje basne nahi deta…

Silsile tor gaya woh sabhi jate jate ……

Exclusive Photograph of Ahmed Faraz first death Anniversary

Khatam -e-Quran & Dua (Pray for his soul)

People from all walks of life

Mr. Sheble Faraz ( Son of Ahmed Faraz) sharing memories with Tv reporter

Photograph by : Farrukh Siddiqui

Tribute to the Legend Ahmed Faraz

Ahmed Faraz ~~احمد فراز~~
January 14, 1931 - August 25, 2008)

I too was a poet once....I too was a poet once O life of my words, but I cannot remember
Since I have forgotten you the love of my art too, I cannot remember

Yesterday during a coversation with my heart I learnt
that any forelock, lips, any mouth, I cannot rememeber

In the city of intellect insanity is quiet as if
the very spontainety the rabid fluidity of his speech, he cannot rememebr

Firstly I was not familiar with the mannerisms required for ruins
Now the ways and traditions of the residents of gardens, I cannot remember

Everyone asks for the shop selling arrows and quiver
but his own body, any customer cannot remember

Time has brought me to such a desert of forgetfulness
Now your name even, may I perish, I cannot remember

Is this not enough that in the state of being without country
the abandonment of my fellow countrymen I cannot remember

Ab Us K Shaher May Thahray K Koooch Ker Ja'ein,
Faraz Aaoo Sitaray Safer K Dekhtay Hain

The …

Ramdan: "It is Allah's Own month."

The holy month of Ramadan enjoys a special importance in the Islamic calendar. As the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) said: "It is Allah's Own month." It is the chief of all months and the most glorious one. As we already know, 'Fasting' is one of the important pillars of Islam and it is the very month of Ramadan during which fasting has been made obligatory for all adults and sane Muslims. By fasting during Ramadan, a Muslim besides discharging an obligation imposed upon him by Allah (SWT), becomes entitled to great reward in the Hereafter. On the other hand, any lapse in the matter amounts to a great sin. Fasting is an article of worship, the knowledge about the performance or otherwise whereof rests only with Allah (SWT) and the person concerned. Hence, it is Allah alone who will reward that person for it, on the Day of Judgment.

The blessings of Ramadan are not limited to fasting alone, because the performance of all sorts of worship and good deeds during this month is …

National Hero Rashid Minhas Shaheed 38th death anniversary observed

Rashid Minhas17 February195120 August1971
Place of birthKarachi, SindhPlace of deathSindhAllegiancePakistanYears of service1971RankPilot OfficerUnitPakistan Air ForceCommands heldPAF strike CommandAwardsNishan-e-Haider (197Early Life
Rashid Minhas belongs to famous Minhas clan of Rajput. He was born in Karachi. From an early age, Minhas was fascinated about the aviation history and technology. He had collected different models of aircraft and jets. He studied from Saint Patrick's High School, Karachi. He attended Karachi University where he studied military history and Aviation history. Fighting against Hijacking It was Friday, the 20th of August, 1971. Three pilot officers were to take their T-33 planes on test flights as part of their training at the P.A.F. Masroor Base near Karachi. This was a complete exercise; the instructor was not going to sit in the rear cockpit of the plane as a back up pilot. The T-33 "T-Bird" plane is a "fighter trainer" aircraft. It …

Ghakkar Forts: Rawat and Pharwala

The Ghakkar's once ruled the area around Rawalpindi, the Potwar Plateau, and were local allies of the Mughals.The Ghakkar Qila or Fort at village Rawat (or Riwat) is on the GT Road a few miles east of Rawalpindi. What remains of the Fort now is the entrance gate and ruins of the surrounding walls as well as a mosque and a tomb.
Rawat: Tomb
Rawat: Main entrance

Pharwala: Begum Gate

Pharwala: Hathi (Elephant) Gate

Pharwala: Detail, Hathi Gate

Rawat: Mosque The second Ghakkar fort is at village Pharwala, near Kahuta, and is only approachable by over an hours walk. What remains are three gates, parts of the enclosing wall, and, nearby, a mosque and tomb.Want to See more Treasure

Pakistani Children Celebrates Independence Day

Children's Participation in
Pakistan Independence Day Celebrations