Pakistan’s squash player Maria Toorpakai Wazir put her name in the history books by winning the first ever women’s event in the Nash Cup in Canada by beating Milou van der Heijden of the Netherlands 13-11, 11-3, 11-9.
The victory gave Maria, who hails from South Waziristan, the third title of her WSA career after . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s Maria Toorpakai wins Nash Cup
ISLAMABAD: As many as 6,000 women entrepreneurs in urban and rural areas of Pakistan are now successfully marketing their homemade products online.
This was made possible after they got digital marketing training under the “Women Entrepreneurship Development Programme” offered by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), which started in 2011.
. . . → Read More: Online entrepreneur women of Pakistan
LAHORE: The Punjab government’s attempt to set world record of singing national anthem by maximum people has been postponed due to potential security threat.
The provincial government sources revealed that there was red alert threat to easy and soft target of school and college children at the Punjab University New Campus venue.
. . . → Read More: Punjab world record attempt postponed due to security threat
KARACHI: Casually flipping through channels on television, he recalls with a nostalgic smile that when he was growing up, the small TV set his parents had at home only aired one station — PTV. “Now, I have been interviewed by two channels. Who would have thought that a small-town village boy would ever be on TV?” . . . → Read More: Rising from the ashes: Javaid Ali’s success story
ISLAMABAD: As a young boy, Mohammad Karim taught himself to speed over the snowy slopes of northern Pakistan on home-made skis.
Now he is his country’s sole representative at the Winter Olympics.
Growing up among some of the world’s highest mountains in the northern region of Gilgit-Baltistan, Karim caught the skiiing bug early — albeit . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s sole representative at Sochi 2014
Interviewed by Adil Ahmad, and published in TCS CONNECT Corporate News Magazine, January 2014 Volume 13 Issue 1
Much before the advent of Malala Yusufzai, the Land of the Indus and the Karakorum had been blessed with its share of warrior princesses soldiering on in a hostile, male dominated landscape, and through their sheer dint . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s Dr Isma.. a distinguished veterinary doctor, surgeon
As the government finalises its plan to revive Pakistan International Airlines on priority, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Aviation Shujaat Azeem assured the PIA employees on Monday that there would be no lay-offs and said a system of reward would be introduced in the organisation with zero tolerance for corruption.
In a message to PIA . . . → Read More: PIA celebrates Umra success, introduces award scheme
By Peter Oborne
Who is the most admirable cricketer in the world? Some might name Michael Clarke, who has done so much to turn the Australian team around, both with the bat and also brilliant captaincy.
Some might well suggest Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who again and again digs the woeful West Indian batting line up out . . . → Read More: Leading the Pakistani cricket team- no mere feat