Atif Anwar, Pakistani Bodybuilder wins Arnold Classic title in Australia

Pakistani bodybuilder Atif Anwar on Sunday won a title at the Arnold Classic body building competition held in Australia.

Anwar won the ‘over 100 kg class’ title at the event named after Hollywood legend and seven times Mr Olympia, Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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An amazing story of a Pakistani village

This is called ‪#‎Pakistan‬. Tando Somro, a village near Hyderabad is a place where the villagers are contributing a lot to make it an ideal place for its habitants. How? Watch this video.

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Forbes includes 28-year-old Fiza Farhan in the list of young social entrepreneurs for 2015

Distinguished US magazine Forbes has included 28-year-old Fiza Farhan, co-founder of the Buksh Foundation, in its list of 30 under 30 social entrepreneurs for 2015.

Buksh Foundation, operating in Pakistan since 2009, is a microfinance institution that brings clean energy projects to poor and rural areas of the country.

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The bravest journalists of 2014

The year 2014 was a one of contradictions, with stories only brought to life because of those journalists willing to go where the stories were.

The Sochi Olympics were a time of inclusion and world harmony as nations gathered in Russia to put differences aside and celebrate the love of sport, but weeks . . . → Read More: The bravest journalists of 2014

Malala and Satyarthi receive joint Nobel Peace Prize

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Both recipients of the award gave a speech at the ceremony in Oslo

Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi have received the Nobel Peace Prize awards.

The Nobel committee described both laureates as “champions of peace”.

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Pakistan brings back 2 golds and 3 silvers from APICTA 2014

The Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES (P@SHA) announced on Sunday that Team Pakistan won 2 Gold Awards and 3 Silver Awards at the Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) 2014 ceremony held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The teams won Gold Awards in the Media & Entertainment Technologies and Tertiary Student Categories and Silver . . . → Read More: Pakistan brings back 2 golds and 3 silvers from APICTA 2014

Haroon Tariq from Pakistan creates new world record in maximum A grades in A Levels

Pakistani student Haroon Tariq has broken the world record after claiming 30 A grades in A-level examination in Cambridge university.

Haroon broke six world records by claiming 87 A grades: 28 A in O levels, 30 A in A levels, 29 A in IGCSE and 30 A+ grade.

A student of Froebel’s International School (FIS), . . . → Read More: Haroon Tariq from Pakistan creates new world record in maximum A grades in A Levels

Only The Longest Thread – An immersive and riveting journey through the Eureka moments in Physics

Tasneem Zehra Husain is a writer, educator, and Pakistan’s first female string theorist. She holds a PhD from Stockholm University and did post-doctoral research at Harvard University. Husain is fascinated by scientific theories, how we engage with them, and how they change us. She explores these themes in her fiction and nonfiction writing, her popular . . . → Read More: Only The Longest Thread – An immersive and riveting journey through the Eureka moments in Physics

Pakistani filmmaker Shahzad Hameed awarded Prince of Asturias Award

Broadcast journalist and documentary filmmaker Shehzad Hameed Ahmad from Pakistan has won the Prince of Asturias Award — Spain’s equivalent of the Nobel Peace Prize — for his work during Fulbright scholarship which also included a documentary ‘The Pakistan Four’.

Ahmad received the award from the Spain’s King Felipe Juan on behalf of . . . → Read More: Pakistani filmmaker Shahzad Hameed awarded Prince of Asturias Award

One Young World Dublin first prize goes to Pakistan

(By SYED TALAL) Pakistan has won first prize at the Rwanga Social Startup Competition, which was held at the fifth One Young World summit in Dublin.

Khizr Imran Tajammul represented Pakistan and presented his idea for researching and manufacturing affordable energy solutions for low income communities. His idea taps into the potential of solar energy . . . → Read More: One Young World Dublin first prize goes to Pakistan