Eid Mubarak

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Eid-ul-Adha 2011

Moon has been sighted and today is the first day of Dhul Hajj. Eid ul adha will be celebrated on 7th of November 2011 here in Pakistan. This eid is considered a busy eid as compared to eid ul fitr. First you have to make arrangements for buying and taking care of the sacrificial animal. […]

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Surviving on One Dollar in Pakistan

About 39 million Pakistanis out of 170 million are living on one dollar a day. World Food Program’s Web editor, Martin goes on shopping in the capitol of Pakistan, Islamabad. Watch this video

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Harnessing the Power of Political Notoriety

Wow! that is all I could say. Yesterday I was having a fleeting look at the newspaper when a news caught my eye. Curious as I was, I googled and saw it. Why don’t you look at it too.

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Flood Disaster in Pakistan

Everyday I see the images of flood affected people of my dear Pakistan, and they bring tears to my eyes. Today as I was watching TV while playing with my daughter, I saw the same images and I thought of the mothers and children stuck in this disaster. Lauren Gow at ask a mum? wrote, […]

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Sheer Khurma…Eid Special

Eid Mubarik to all the Muslims of the world. Many of our Muslim brothers and sisters have already celebrated the Eid day yesrerdat but here in Pakistan we are celebrating it today. Today I am going to share a special recipe of sheer khurma made mostly on this meethi(sweet) Eid. This is not the first […]

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Learning Henna Art of Decorating Hands

Decorating hands with Mehndi or henna is an ancient art. In subcontinent and Islamic world, it is an important part of celebrations, be it weddings or other festivals. Eid is coming and all of us women are on the look out for beautiful and unique mehndi designs to make hands look pretty. As I was […]

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Independence Day

  Uploaded with ImageShack.us I’ve created this ecard yesterday but I am posting it today. Belated Happy Independence day to all the Pakistanis.I was thinking, Are we really free? We are bound by so many things. Freedom is a privilege bestowed upon the fortunate ones and with this privilege comes great responsibilities. I was reading […]

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Summer Vegetables And Fruits

May has come and the heat wave is in full swing. Though there are some sprinkles to make it a bit better but all the same you have to bear the long summer days . To top it all loadshedding isn’t helping either. One day I was watching a cartoon show in which the main […]

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Silver Lining

This is unusually hot March and the genie of load shedding coupled with rising rate of dearness and terrorist attacks is not helping either. In these dark and gloomy days I had this news which made me happy and hopeful again.  A short-stories book written by an 11-year-old Pakistani girl has been included in the […]

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