Showing posts from March, 2010

Earth Hour around the World

Image released by the Nasa Earth Observatory of the Earth’s city lights

A Pakistani boy holds a candle in front of the national assembly in Islamabad.

Jordanians hold candles, as they gather to mark 'earth hour' in Amman, Jordan.
A combo shows the Eiffel tower submerging into darkness in Paris as part of the Earth Hour

People light candles during Earth Hour in Cancun.

Glasses containing candles form the number 60 in celebration of Earth Hour in La Paz.

Malaysia's landmark Patronas Twin Towers is seen before for Earth Hour

A fire acrobat performs in front of the Bulgarian National Theater

A newly married couple participate in candle light rally for Earth

A man lights candles during Earth Hour by the West lake in Hanoi.

Mascots Spark and Splash during the Earth Hour lantern march in Dubai.

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Wish you all, A Happy Pakistan Day

“We are a nation, with our distinctive culture and civilization, names and nomenclature, sense of values and proportion, legal laws and moral code, customs and calendar, history and tradition, aptitude and ambition; in short we have our own distinctive outlook on life and of life.
By all canons of international law, we... are a nation.” ~ Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
Wish you all, “A Happy Pakistan Day” Show your love to Pakistan by waving the country flag and do prayers for the solidarity of Pakistan. May Allah bless us all with righteousness and sincerity to be gratifying of our country, and May we all apprehend the real significant of Pakistan Resolution move onward on this day. Ameen.

~Long Live Pakistan~

23rd March 1940 Pakistan Resolution Day

O land of Pakistan,Each particle of yoursIs being illuminated by stars.
Even today your dust has beenbrightened by the galaxy

The people of Pakistan celebrate the 23rd of March, every year, with great zeal and enthusiasm, to commemorate the most outstanding achievement of the Muslims of South Asia who passed the historic Pakistan Resolution on this day at Lahore in 1940. Pakistan Resolution

The preparations to celebrate Pakistan Day, marked on March 23, are in full swing both at a federal and provincial level. The government has announced a public holiday on the day, preparations include firing of a 31-guns salute at sunrise in Rawalpindi and a 21-guns salute in all the provincial capitals. Flag hoisting ceremonies will be arranged on principal public and private buildings across the country and at all Pakistan Missions abroad. Government, Private organizations & common Pakistani is planning to celebrate the Pakistan Day in a befitting manner.

Pakistan Day is a day of remembrance, a…

Habib Jalib a revolutionary & Urdu Poet

The first thought that came to mind when talking about Jalib was his tenacity and resilience against oppression and injustice. Habib Jalib (1928 - March 12, 1993) was one of the most renowned Pakistani revolutionary and Urdu poets of 20th century his name has become synonymous with the struggle against tyranny, injustice and dictatorship and his poetry is the voice of people. His poetry reflected his vision and approach to life. He never deviated from his chosen path.

His love for humankind, his sympathy for the underdog and his passion for the fellow-beings were reflected in his verses. What is quite significant and somewhat rare in a poet who is also charged with political ideology is his capacity to suppress his anger against the injustices and tyrannies that he witnesses in life.

Pakistan Ka Matlab Kya?
Roti, kapda aur dawa
Ghar rehne ko chhota sa
Muft mujhe talim dila
Mein bhi Musalmaan hoon wallah
Pakistan ka matlab kya
La Ilaha Illalah…

Amrika se mang na bhik
Mat kar logon ki tazhik
Rok …

12 March 2010 'A Black Day'

Army soldiers cordon off the area of bombing in Lahore. Panic fripped Lahore after it was rocked
by a twin-suicide attack that killed at least 50 people, followed by a series of low-intensity explosions.
AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary via Pakistan

12 March 2010'A Black Day' Lahore bombings were a series of bombings in Lahore. It was the second attack in Lahore that week, following a bomb explosion at an intelligence headquarters on 8 March 2010. The blasts wounded about 100 people, mostly civilians, and killed at as many as 50 plus of which ten were soldiers. In the late afternoon, 7 more bombs were detonated in an Iqbal Town market, but their main consequence was panic some windows were broken, and a car was damaged, and three injuries were reported. President PM, Punjab Chief Minister condemned (as Prime duty) the attacks and said the victims would be compensated.

Pakistan cricket in big trouble

"PCB in its first ever major crackdown against players
power and in a firm move to enforce discipline imposing life ban"

Pakistan Cricket Board has imposed ban for life on Younis Khan and Mohammad Yousuf Wednesday. Heavy fines have been decided some other cricketers including Shahid Afridi, Shaoib Malik, Rana Naveed-ul Hasan, Kamran Akmal and Umar Akmal.

Rs 3 million fine is for Shahid Afridi and Kamran Akmal and Rs 2 million fine is for Rana Naveed, Shoaib Malik and Umar Akmal. The PCB inquiry committee was given recommendations to take stren action against the players. Read full story

You can't hand out such severe punishments to players of the caliber of Yousuf and Younus Khan," Former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq criticised the board for the speed of its response.

Former Pakistan test captain Ramiz Raja said the national team needed certain direction on discipline, but felt barring players from international competition was extreme. Our main problem was discipline, but b…

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is marked today (8 Mar) every year. It is a major day of global celebration of women. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political and social achievements.

The theme of women's Day in Pakistan this year, is “equal rights, equal opportunities; progress of all” on this International Women’s Day, as we prepare for the vital challenges before, let us all be mindful that the achievement of women’s rights is not the responsibility of women alone, it is the responsibility of us all. Let us step up our efforts to create an environment where progress towards gender equality is not a daily struggle, but a natural part of all our actions.

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Pakistan beat Spain in Hockey World Cup 2010

Pakistan hockey team coach said that the tournament is not over yet, and vowed to bounce back against the strong European team Spain today & Pakistan team prove that the coach was right. Pakistan defeated Spain in its do-or-die encounter of Hockey World Cup. Pakistan scored 2 goals while Spain could only score 1 goal in the Hockey world Cup 2010. Have a look at some memorable moments.