Lifestyle

Pak High Commission starts “Emerging Pakistan” Selfie Contest in London

LONDON (Sarzameen News)- Millions and millions of social media users are reaching, liking and sharing the images of London’s iconic double decker buses carrying brand Pakistan under the theme “Emerging Pakistan.” The High Commission started this campaign two weeks ago and so far the response on the social media has been overwhelming. The images of

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Shark Awareness Day highlights dangers to their extinction

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Shark Awareness Day was observed on Friday to highlight the danger of extinction and damage to their habitat due to threats of trade and hunting. World Wildlife Fund (WWF)-Pakistan is struggling to have a ban imposed on drift fishing. According to a WWF-Pakistan, sharks are threatened with extinction and their habitat is

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Latest hostel established at Nishtar Park Sports Complex: Ghumman

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- Director General Sports Punjab Zulfiqar Ahmed Ghumman on Wednesday said that an international level hostel has been established at Nishtar Park Sports Complex having the capacity of more than 500 players. “The first lawn tennis academy is also under the process whereas state of the art tennis court is in its final

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Pakistan Mango Festival held in Paris

PARIS (Sarzameen News)- A large variety of Mango dishes creatively prepared and artistically presented by the renowned French two Michelin Star Chef Sylvester Wahid enthralled the French dignitaries and notables at the first of its kind Pakistan Mango Festival held at the Embassy of Pakistan in Paris. Chef Wahid, with his team of cooks and

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Two Pak Customs officers to give presentation to WCO

ISLAMABAD  (Sarzameen News)- Two Pakistani Customs officers Sanaullah Abro and Nasreen Nawaz have been chosen by a global forum to give presentation to World Customs Organization (WCO) on career development programme and also lead group discussion. Nasreen Nawaz was also chosen for special award for their best sassy on professional development of Customs. The officers

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Pakistani student receives Queen’s Young Leaders Award in UK

LONDON  (Sarzameen News)- Pakistani student Syed Faizan Hussain won the Queen’s Young Leader Award 2017 in recognition of his use of technology to create solutions to the problems in his community. The award winners this year led projects tackling global issues including education, climate change, gender equality, mental health and disability equality. After receiving the

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Thanks Karachi, Thanks Pakistan, tweets football star Ronaldinho

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- As the Ronaldinho and other stars are set to play their second exhibition match in Lahore today, Brazilian hero Ronaldinho seems to be enthused by a warm and loving reception given to him and his fellows in Pakistan. “Thanks Karachi, Thanks Pakistan,” wrote the Ronaldinho with a minute-long video on his Twitter account. Ronaldinho, famous for his stints

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Lok Virsa to launch computerized Library Catalogue on Aug 12

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- A computerized Lok Virsa Library Catalogue will be launched on August 12 to provide online help and assistance to scholars, students, common citizens on folklore and cultural heritage. “Current Heritage Library’ offer unparalleled opportunities for self-directed learning and exploration by people of diverse ages, interests, backgrounds, and abilities,” an official of Lok

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Poverty reduction plan being initiated in Sindh

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- A union council based poverty reduction plan is being initiated during current financial year at a cost of Rs 4.9 billion in Sindh. This programme aims at reduce poverty, improve the quality of life of the poor and marginalized people through social mobilization. A community development plan is also being started at

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Famed writer Khatir Ghaznavi’s death anniversary observed

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Columnist, writer, researcher, columnist, educationist Khatir Ghaznavi was remembered on his death anniversary on Friday. Khatir Ghaznavi was born in 1925 into an Afghan family which had migrated from Ghazni. He wrote columns on variety of issues which appeared in several Urdu newspapers. The founder of a syndicate of writers and “Baitakh”,

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