Author Archives: Asim

“One pound fish” internet sensation

He’s the internet sensation who sells fish with a song. Muhammad Shahid Nazir – who is from Lahore in Pakistan – has notched up over a million YouTube hits after performing his “one pound fish” song at Queen’s market in … Continue reading

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PK’s Who’s Who: Chacha Cricket

Chaudhry Abdul Jalil (Urdu: چوہدری عبدالجلیل) aka Chacha Cricket (Urdu: چاچا کرکٹ) is one of Pakistan’s most ardent and famous cricket mascots and fans. “Chacha Cricket” literally means “Uncle Cricket”. He was born in Daska, Punjab on October 8, 1949 … Continue reading

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Big win for Pakistan at Karl Popper Debates

It was a big win for Pakistan when their team were declared winners of the first Asian Karl Popper Debate Championship and all three members of the team emerged the top speaker, runner-up and fifth. Zainab Shahid, aged 17, leapt … Continue reading

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Whiz kid: 14-year-old to present first research paper

After breaking four world records, 14-year-old whiz kid from Dera Ismail Khan, Babar Iqbal is now set to present his first research paper at the 8th IEEE International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology. Iqbal will present a paper on … Continue reading

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Pakistani Doctor named ‘Scientist of the Year-2012’

A Pakistan-based scientist has been honoured by the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC), the body said in a statement released this week. Dr Yusuf Zafar, who is the director general agriculture and biotechnology at the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission was … Continue reading

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Lahore in Fog

Winter is almost here in pakistan, the picture above shows how Fog has taken over Lahore since yesterday. Afternoon are clear but Mornings and Evenings get foggy. Photo courtesy: Daily Express, Lahore Edition, November 23, 2011

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Pakistan’s Bisma Maroof holding the Women of the match trophy in Dhaka

Bisma Maroof (vice captain) of Pakistani National Women’s Cricket team (the wikipedia articlet is a bit old) holding the Man Women of the match trophy. The team has had a good performance in this qualifier round and have qualified for … Continue reading

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Pakistani and Chinese Army busy in War Games

Pakistani and Chinese Army busy in War Games in Jehlum, Pakistan. View original story at Daily Express, Lahore Edition of Nov 22, 2011

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Shahbaz Sharif Travelling without Protocol

Those who know PML-N’s Shahbaz Sharif, can vouch that this is not the first time he is traveling without security or protocol. Even if the car is bulletproof, this is a huge risk and a bold step that any politician … Continue reading

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