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Gazetted Holidays in Pakistan 2017

Federal Ministry of Interior is the prime body into Pakistan to issue the list of annual public holidays in the country. Then comes the provincial government who decide at their own grant extra holidays as per local events or special traditions. According to the Federal Ministry of Interior Circular F.NO.2/4/2016-Public, the following are the public and optional holidays for the Year, 2016. Gazetted Public Holidays in Pakistan 2017 The following days will be Bank holidays and Banks will remain closed for public but NOT for their employees: i. 2nd January, 2017 (Monday) ii. 27thMay, 2017 (Saturday) corresponding to 1stRarnzan 1438(subject to appearance of moon). iii. 3rd July, 2017 (Monday) Optional Holidays: As per the notification of Ministry of Interior: Holidays …

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Idea Croron Ka; Pakistan’s First Business Reality Show

Neo TV in collaboration with Chaudhry Muhammad Akram Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CMACED) is going to launch Pakistan’s First Business Reality Show. The show that was aimed and manifested during September 2015 is going to start in 2017. In 2015, rumors where there that Director Entrepreneurship at PITB Nabeel A. Qadeer will host this show. Now it is confirmed that he will host the show and hold talks with leading business celebrities and entrepreneurs in Pakistan. According to the statement at this moment made by Neo TV and CMACED, the show aims to enhance and promote the entrepreneurial culture in Pakistan. This will transform the job seekers into job creators. This idea is much similar to that of Shark Tank …

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How to Use Uber Car Service Online and App to Book Cab?

It seems the means for transportation and traveling will be changed in Pakistan very soon. Pakistan is also gradually entering the world of technology where everything is transforming from classical way of working with the smart working system. The launch of the global renowned car service Uber in Pakistan has opened the new era of traveling from one place to another. Soon there will be a culture in Pakistan when people rather than standing on taxi stations waiting for taxi/cab will prefer to book their ride right from the home or other places. Before discussing the method of how to use Uber online service or its official application, we would like to draw your attention towards its car services that …

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Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s Death: Conspiracy theory

Just imagine you are watching your favorite drama or movie, and the light goes when the story enters into climax. Or assume you are reading your favorite novel of the book and you come to know about the ending pages are disappeared at all. What will be your expressions? There will be surely a great amount of anxiety, a stiff breeze, and thirst.  In short, the feelings cannot be explained in words. But there are countless accidents, tragedies, and events that have no end, or we don’t know there end clearly. In case we are aware then these are only myths or have no clear evidence at all. The history of Pakistan is full with dark ages. There are five …

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Pakistani Policeman’s Selfie With Indian Fishermen Takes Over The Internet

In a goodwill gesture, Government of Pakistan has released 218 Indian fishermen who had allegedly strayed into Pakistani waters. In last ten days, Government of Pakistan has released 439 Indian fishermen so far as a goodwill gesture. But on tomorrow Thursday when Pakistan set free 218 Indian fishermen there happened an amazing event when a Pakistani policeman at Lahore railway stations takes the selfie with Indian fishermen. Check out the Pakistan policeman’s selfie with Indian fishermen that take over the internet within Pakistan and across the border as well. The selfie of Pakistani policeman is widely being shared by both Indian and Pakistani social media users over the internet. Over social media channels, it is being shared by the title …

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How to Donate to Edhi Foundation

Edhi Foundation is the largest privately started non-profit social welfare organization in Pakistan. It also has the largest ambulance service in the world as well. Founded in 1951, by Late Abdul Sattar Edhi, Edhi Foundation is providing twenty-four hours emergency services across Pakistan and even in some other developed countries as well. The main services being offered by the Edhi Foundation are free hospitals and medical care, a shelter for destitute, education services, emergency services, blood & drug bank and some other welfare services. The organization accepts a donation from Rs. 5 to Rupees in a million. However, it is the policy of Edhi Foundation that it never accepts the foreign donation and aid at all except through proper government …

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Pakistan’s Progress on Anti-Ballistic Missile System

Four a country that is surrounded by unpredictable enemies, it need to make progress in defense system. They ways of defense systems have been changing gradually. If you have a neighbor country like India, two Muslims countries like Iran and Afghanistan and all these are unpredictable too then you will need to significant attention on your educations system. The development in Pakistani missile system started in 1987 as a response to defense system of India. Rather than developing and designing chemical weapons, Pakistan has made progress in developing short to medium range anti-ballistic missile systems backed by the computer guided system. We all are familiar with ballistic missile system of Pakistan, but I bet most of us have no idea …

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Facebook Blocked 25 Pages on Request of PTA during 2016

Facebook has a proper policy for blocking pages on requests of the governments. It is easy for blocking Facebook pages by sending blocking requests to Facebook. However, Facebook also follows the instructions of governments in case of immediate blocking of any page after fulfilling the procedure. According to Facebook, it responds to the valid requests of global governments relating to criminal cases only. The requests forwarded by the governments are first checked by the FB for legal sufficiency, and it then rejects or requires greater specific on requests that are overly broad or vague. It worth to mention here that Facebook publish the semiannual reports. The reports we are discussing relating to January 2016 to June 2016. Here is the …

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Christmas in Pakistan: Facebook Profile Pics, Wallpapers, SMS and Songs

Preparation for Christmas in Pakistan, especially in metros, are in full swing with devotees decorating the churches and Christmas trees according to their religious traditions. Christians are one of the largest Pakistani non-Muslims with a total population of five million in various part of the country especially Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan, Islamabad and few other cities. The major celebration of Christmas takes place in Lahore from St. Anthony’s Church to the Cathedral. The day in Pakistan is celebrated with lots of enthusiasm. In the last week of Christmas, spiritual seminars starts to take place to aware the people prepare for that Big Day. Some Muslims in Pakistan show their harmony and contribution towards their non-Muslim Pakistani fellows. Christmas SMS May …

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Top 10 Pakistani Android Apps

You will remain shocked to hear that in the year 2016 Pakistan was at number three in term of those countries that are rapidly growing in term of information technology. Pakistan is now one of the largest freelancers in the world as well. Writing and development are two primarily fields in which Pakistan has made significant progress in last two years, and the process is still on. In this article, we will list down the Android apps developed by the Pakistani developers. Here we will like to make it clear; this list is not about those apps that are popular in Pakistan. 1. Groopic Groopic has earned 8.7 points out of 10 from famous tech site CNET. This app is for …

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How to Get Western Union Money Transferred to Bank Account in Pakistan?

Now for the clients of Pakistan, the Western Union in collaboration with Dubai Islamic Back Pakistan has introduced a new service of direct to bank service to all banks operating in Pakistan. This is simply convenient for overseas Pakistanis to transfer money in Pakistan. Now in addition to getting money transferred through at the bank counter, the recipient can get their Western Union money transferred into their bank account as well. This service in Pakistan is being offered by the Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan in collaboration with the Western Union. This service of Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan is available 24/7 and 365 days of a year. Here is the process of getting the Western Union transferred money into your desired …

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Indian ParaCommandos Vs Pakistani SSG Commandos

The commandos of any country belong to their special operation forces. They consist of the army, air force, and navy well-trained personals. These commandos are involved into the various military activities and are responsible for the counter-terrorism operations, foreign internal defense, covert operations, direct action, unconventional warfare, hostage rescue and few others. Here we will make a comparison between Indian and Pakistani commandos. First, we will like to throw light on their introduction. Indian Commandos Indian commandos work under the supervision of the Indian military. These are trained to conduct several special operations inside the government. All divisions of Indian military have specialized commandos. Indian commandos mainly belong to the three special operation forces that are Para (Indian Army), MARCOS …

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Top 10 Worst Earthquakes in Pakistan

The Indian subcontinent has a history of worst earthquakes in the world. Pakistan, India, Nepal and Afghanistan are the major victims of the earthquake that frequently occur in this region. The reason of occurrence of earthquakes in this region is that Indian plates are frequently moving towards Asia at 49mm per year. As Pakistan is situated at the north-western side of the Indian sub-continent. Moreover, it overlaps the both Eurasian and Indian tectonic plates, and for the same reason, it frequently plunges into the earthquakes that frequently occur in the Northern Areas and some parts of the Baluchistan. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluchistan are located at the Iranian Plateau while Punjab and Singh fall in the region of Indian plates. For …

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15 Best Hikes and Trails Destinations in Pakistan

Pakistan is a large and differed country, having many spots to visit and explore. Hiking and trailing activities in Pakistan are wide and immeasurable. With regards to Hiking in Pakistan, Pakistan has a lot of spots where this movement is conceivable. Hiking is a suitable approach to understanding and value the outside and contact nature. Pakistan is the place that is known for magnificence and one of only a handful couple of nations on the planet, which is honored with endless and unprecedented spots of regular excellence. The hoisted snow-topped mountains in Pakistan with the green and tranquil fields encompassing them never stop to blow your mind. The Northern territory of Pakistan is encompassed by the large and striking Himalayan, Hindukush …

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Top 12 Biggest Scandals in History of Pakistan

In recent years Pakistan has witnessed the worst scandals. We thought Pakistan had made progress in this field over the past few years, but the fact is that if you date back to the creation of Pakistan and study the history till know, then you will find some scams in our history so far. The alleged scandals that we are going to list below are directly or indirectly connected to the political situation in Pakistan. In most of the cases, politicians are directly involved, and in most of the cases, these activities are performed by the others. Checkout the list of twelve biggest worst scandals in Pakistan. 1. Operation Midnight Jackal Operation Midnight Jackal was one of the biggest alleged …

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16 Most Romantic Honeymoon Places in Pakistan

The honeymoon has always been a fascinating period in a newly married couple’s life when everything appears to be otherworldly and euphoric. Everything seems to be new and what is a preferred route than to begin this “new” existence with a trek with your dearest? The act of honeymoon night started as ahead of schedule as the nineteenth century in Great Britain, when privileged couples took ‘bridal tours, frequently joined by loved ones, to visit distant relatives. The practice bit by bit turned out to be more promoted. Today, it is a typical practice among new couples everywhere throughout the world. Directly after the wedding, couples leave upon a visit together to extraordinary spots. Most of the time we overlooked …

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General Qamar Javed Bajwa Appointed as Pak Army Chief, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat Appointed as CJCS

Finally the change of power one of the largest powerful seats in Pakistan is going to happen on November 29, 2016. According to recent news, General Raheel Sharif will hand over the post of Pak Army Chief to General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Up to some extent, seniority list has against been neglected by the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. He opted for the fourth general in the list. Chairman Joint Chief of Staff General Rashid Mahmood has been retired today, and his command will go to the General Zubair Mahmood Hayat. Here was the seniority list: Name Posting Lt Gen Zubair Hayat Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Ishfaq Nadeem Ahmed   Commander II Corps Multan   Lt Gen Javed Iqbal …

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Twitter Trend #ThankYouRaheelSharif Over General Raheel Sharif Retirement

Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif is going to retire on November 28, 201 as per schedule and what he had promised to the nation at the start of 2016. No doubt, General Raheel Sharif is one of the most popular Army Chiefs of Pakistani history. The upcoming COAS will get the same reputation and even more if he will produce double results as compared to the General Raheel Sharif. Pakistanis over Twitter are paying tribute to his hero saying Thank You Raheel Sharif, Army Chief, ZarbeAzb, Pak Army and much more. Just check out what the masses of Pakistan are thinking over the retirement of Pak Army Chief.   When you get to know that Today is …

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IDEAS Pakistan 2016 Pics and Videos

IDEAS Pakistan, a biennially held defense exhibition, is once again bringing together all the industry’s players across the globe to showcase the latest technological innovations. The 9th IDEAS 2016 is being held at Karachi Expo Center. The four days exhibitions inaugurated by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Karachi and will last until 25 November 2016. Being the most strategically important event for the region, IDEAS has once again brought together all the industry’s players across the globe to showcase the latest technological innovations. The four days of the IDEAS Show are exclusively for trade visitors and high official defense delegates. Key Features and Highlights 338 Companies from 38 Countries 10,758 SQM net exposition space 85 delegations from 39 countries 32,405 …

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Top 12 Pakistani Law Firms

The article lists down the top and leading law firms in Pakistan. The list of Pakistani Law Firms also contains the nature of the business and official addresses. There is no official ranking sources of Pakistani Law Firms in Pakistan, so our research is based on the information of Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) and The Legal 500. This article is independent of the commercial profiles. The profiles of these law firms will allow you to see an overview of the firms’ locations, strengths alongside the firm’s current ranking. 1. MR Legal Inn Areas Covered: Pakistan Foreign Investment, M&A, Corporate, Finance & Commercial Dispute Resolution Law Firm Contact: Rana Towers 15-B, Shadman II Lahore 54000 +92 (42) 3540-7116 www.mrlegalinn.com 2. Abraham …

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11 Interesting Things about China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)

The Economic Corridor is a strategic disposition used to integrate cities/countries to trigger economic development. This includes linkage through infrastructure development encompassing augmentation of railway lines, pipelines, roads, and ports, etc. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is nowadays one of the most ventilated propositions on media. The beautiful prints of the agreement have inseminated seeds of felicity and confidence among nationals of both countries with its promising fruition. The prospective corridor of opportunities costing $ 51 billion is on one side the biggest overseas investment incurred by China as a step to fulfill its One Belt One Road dream and the largest historic Foreign Direct Investment inflow into Pakistan, reflecting its significance through its inclusion in the next five years development plan …

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Today’s Weather Forecast of Pakistani Cities with Temperature Updates

Most of the Pakistani goes for Google or some other reliable sites to check the weather conditions and today temperature of their areas. However, most of them are unaware of the fact that there is also another credible source in Pakistan that provides the weather forecast, conditions, and temperature on a daily basis. It is Pakistan Meteorological Department that delivers the weather conditions and temperature of Pakistani cities on a daily basis.   At www.web.pk, we are embedding the temperature area of PMD so that our users can get the straightforward weather conditions of their cities. Below listed section contains the maximum temperature situation of Pakistani cities. About Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) is both a scientific …

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Daily Urdu Newspaper Columns Online of Pakistani Columnists

A columnist is a person who writes for newspapers or publication in a series by creating articles on multiple subjects particularly current affairs. Column somehow refers to the kind of opinion and commentary. At present, Pakistan has almost seventy-five leading columnists in which most popular one are Hamid Mir, Javed Chaudhry, Orya Maqbool Jan, Hassan Nisar, Harron Rashid, Ayaz Mir, Mujeeb ur Rehman Shami, Nazi Naji and Ata ul Haq Qasmi and few others. The columns of Pakistani columnists mostly appear in national newspapers and other publications, including a blog. These consist of short story essay offering a personal point of view. Most of the columnists in Pakistan are written by the columnists only while there are few ones whose …

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Income Tax Slabs in Pakistan 2016-17: Income Tax Rates for Non-Salaried and AOPs

Taxes are the main source of revenues for the government of modern ages. The government imposes taxes to collect revenue to run the government, to impose its policies, for fair distribution of wealth, and to administer the government is the best way. Like other countries of the world, Pakistan also has a proper taxation system that is being regulated in the country according to Income Tax Ordinance, 2001, Sales Tax Act, 1990, Federal Excise Act, 2005, Custom Act, 1969, Capital Value Tax levied through Finance Act, 1989 and few others that are mostly in shape of amendments. Federal Government is the only body which is empowered to levy and collect the tax. After that, the constitution gives the power to …

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How to Check BISP ATM Card Balance

Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) was started in July 2008 with a prompt goal of utilization smoothening and padding adverse impacts of moderate financial development, the sustenance emergency and swelling on poor people, especially ladies, through the arrangement of money exchanges of Rs. 1,000/month to qualified families. Its long haul targets incorporate supporting the accomplishment of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to destroy extraordinary and endless neediness, to engage of ladies and to accomplish essential general instruction. The regularly scheduled payment was improved to Rs. 1200/ – every month w.e.f first July 2013 by the present government and has now been settled at Rs. 1500/ – every month w.e.f first July 2014. Keeping in mind the end goal to advance enhance …

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