Pakistan International Airlines will be getting new A-320 planes soon

(by Parvez Jabri) ISLAMABAD: National Assembly was informed Wednesday that new A-320-200 aircrafts will start joining Pakistan International Airlines fleet from current month.

Minister of State for Cabinet Secretariat and Parliamentary Affairs Aftab Sheikh told the House the government has approved financing for acquisition of 11 narrow body aircrafts on dry lease. “These aircrafts will be . . . → Read More: Pakistan International Airlines will be getting new A-320 planes soon

23rd March celebrations in pictures

Pakistan Day parades evoke national pride and mark the commemoration of the Lahore Resolution.

A Navy band performs the national anthem during Pakistan National Day at the tomb of Quaid-i-Azam in karachi on March 23, 2014. Pakistan National Day commemjorates the passing of the Lahore Resolution, when a separate nation for the Muslims of . . . → Read More: 23rd March celebrations in pictures

Kashmir Paradiso

A collection of photos of Kashmir and its breathtaking landscapes.

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Movenpick Hotels US$30 Mil in Karachi

Undeterred by lawlessness, crime and terrorism in the city, Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts is going to invest up to $30 million in the next few years to renovate its Karachi property.

The 407-room building located in the city’s pricey business district was known as Sheraton Hotel as recently as January 1. But Arabian Sea . . . → Read More: Movenpick Hotels US$30 Mil in Karachi

India’s leprosy colony

It is perhaps one of the world’s most misunderstood infectious diseases. Believed by many to be both incurable and highly contagious, leprosy is, in fact, neither.

If caught and treated early enough, disability can be averted. But if left untreated, it can cause progressive and permanent damage to the skin, nerves, limbs and eyes.

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Amazing offices

Some offices can be boring and stifling, but definitely not these – we made a list of the coolest and most well-designed office spaces in the world.

Not all work spaces were created equal – some can reduce workers’ morale while others can keep them happy and inspire them to be . . . → Read More: Amazing offices

The Bhit Shah Experience

BY QASIM A. MOINI

BHIT SHAH: For most Karachi-based city slickers, a visit to Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai’s dargah in Bhit Shah, Matiari district, especially during the urs, serves as a crash course in how the Sufi saint holds such a central place in Sindh’s spiritual and cultural life and what this translates . . . → Read More: The Bhit Shah Experience

The real Pakistan finally noticed by International media

110,000 people are killed every year in road accidents across India

A fierce blaze on board a bus sparked by an exploding fuel tank has killed at least 44 passengers in southern India, local police say.

The fire broke out early on Wednesday morning after the bus crashed into a central reservation on a highway between the cities of Bangalore and Hyderabad around 5am, Venkateshwarlu, a . . . → Read More: 110,000 people are killed every year in road accidents across India

Karachi in pictures

Karachi is to Pakistan what Pakistan is to the rest of the world – a place of contradictions! It is a really difficult task when one has to explain this city to a person who has only been exposed to it via the media.

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