Shab-e-Meraj, A Night of Miracles

Shab-e-Meraj is one of the holy nights in which Muslims are asked to pray and ask for forgiveness from Almighty Allah. The Muslims every year on 27th of Rajab observe Shab-e-Meraj, the night when Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) embarked on a special journey to meet Allah Almighty.

Shab-e-Meraj is being observed on Wednesday night across the country with great respect. Special prayers were held in the mosques. Buildings, houses, streets and mosques were decorated whereas thousands of people lit candles in their homes.

After the Isha prayer, people went to different mosques to pray. Badshahi and Data Sahib Mosques in Lahore where as Faisal Mosque in Islamabad were packed with worshippers. Duas were offered for the progress of the country as well as for the prosperity of the Muslim Ummah. Mehfil of Naat and Hamd organized in all cities of Pakistan to celebrate this holy occasion.


Lipton Adds Colors In Your Cup Of Tea

Unilever Pakistan recently launched six new tastes of lipton flavored tea. The launch party was held in Café Flo in Karachi. Lots of media personalities including TV stars, high achievers, fashion icons and models were seen in the event. The models were seen in very different look wearing colorful dresses and headgear, depicting forest fruits, camomile, lemon, rosehip peach and other flavors.

The arrangements and decorations of the function were giving the outlook of gardens and the guests were asked to narrate their key tea moments and stories from around the world. This new range of Lipton Flavoured Teas by Unilever Pakistan promises to be fresh and invigorating and available consistently. The sensual and sophisticated blend of tea will lead you to the journey of fruity taste and decorations.


Workshop on High Impact Front-Line “Supervisory Skills” by R-Act

Workshop Overview

This workshop is designed to support new (or relatively new) supervisor in creating a work environment that enhances productivity, teamwork, and the achievement of business results. This will quip supervisors to gain the most from their team as well as learn new tips and techniques. Participants will refreshed, recharged and prepared, after this one day learning experience.

Who Can Benefit

  • Supervisors
  • Team Leaders
  • Shift In-charges
  • Sales Supervisors
  • Assistant Managers
  • Junior Managers
  • Administration In-charge

Workshop Outline

  • Understand Organizational Structure / Supervisors Responsibilities
  • What are the key tasks of an effective Supervisor?
  • Effective Communications – Understanding the communication process
  • Experience the impact of non-verbal communications
  • Learn effective delegating techniques
  • Understand your own coaching style
  • Understand leadership and leadership style
  • Understand key principles of Managing time effectively
  • Your action plan for continued growth


8000 per participant

(Including course material, certificate, lunch, Tea & professional networking)

Date & Venue

19 July, 2011

Hotel One, Lahore


9:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Suite # 5, 3rd floor, Al-Hafiz Trade Center, 110 Link road, Model Town Lahore

Deadline: July 16, 2011





Visit Kaghan Valley With KP Tourism Corporation

Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has planned exciting trip to Kaghan Valley for families. Kaghan Valley is also known as the jewel among the Hazara District valleys. It is about 160 kilometers in length and very popular for Summer Holidays. These holidays will be an unforgettable experience as you will visit and see such places like Naran, Saiful Maluk, Lalazar,Shogran, Siri Paye, and a host of glittering, shining, gorgeous Lakes. In high summer, you may even cross over the Babusar Pass into Gilgit. Even in summer, you will see Glaciers and Snow clad peaks.


Venue of the Festival:      Naran

Dates of the festival:       24th to 26th June 2011

Major Attractions

  • Trout fishing competition
  • White water rafting
  • Mountain bike race
  • Rock climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Stalls for Handicrafts as well as Artisans
  • Stall for Traditional Food and other snacks, cold drinks, tea and coffee.
  • Play land to entertain children
  • Dances of the Hazara Valley
  • Live Music Concert with bonfire


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Celebrations of Father’s Day

People around the world celebrated the day on Saturday. Father’s Day is marked on the third Sunday of the month of June every year in various countries, including Pakistan. The day is celebrated on different dates worldwide and typically involves giving gifts, special dinners for fathers, and family-oriented activities.

The first observance of the Father’s Day actually took place in Fairmont, West Virginia, on July 5, 1908. It was organised by a lady who wanted to celebrate the lives of the 210 fathers who had been lost in the Monongah Mining disaster, in Monongah, West Virginia, on December 6, 1907.

Various TV channels and radio stations held special programmes in connection with the Father’s Day with active participation of children from across the country. Besides these programmes, some TV channels also asked the youngsters to send text messages to their fathers, which were displayed on those channels.

Green Energy Award Won by Pakistani Company

Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy, one of the world’s most prestigious green energy honours is a British award, which started in 2001, aim to encourage the greater use of local clean energy and to address climate change and alleviate poverty.

They were three of the winners at this year’s Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy, two Indian and one Pakistani company. Two Indian companies which recycle waste products into sources of power and a Pakistani firm that fits energy-saving devices in homes were on Thursday honoured with major green energy awards.

The Indian firms, Abellon CleanEnergy Ltd. and Husk Power Systems, and Pakistani company, The Aga Khan Planning and Building Service, were among four international winners. The Aga Khan Planning and Building Service was selected for helping families in mountain villages save energy and make their homes warmer through a range of locally-produced devices.


Octave Entertainment Presents Charity Concert 2011

June 25 will be a musical night in expo centre, Lahore. Octave Entertainment presents charity concert in association with 99 Attraction Event Management Company. Musical legends of Pakistan include Atif Aslam, Arif Lohar, Shazia Manzoor, Raga Boyz, Aniee Khalid and Falak which will entertain audience with their extra ordinary voices.

Event Details & Entry Procedure:

Venue : Expo Center,Johar Town,Lahore!

Charity Coupons are available at

  1. Gloria Jeans Cafe at Mall of Lahore and Gulberg
  2. Shahzad Audio Shops at Fortress Stadium, H block Market DHA, Allama Iqbal Town, Model Town link road.

Charity Coupons
Single : 2000/=
Single VIP : 5000/=

For more information contact:




(COMSTECH) International Workshop On Poor Man’s Disease

The workshop titled ‘Modern Applications of Combinatorial Chemistry’ was organised by the COMSTECH in collaboration with International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) of the University of Karachi and Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS). Chemists from different Islamic countries have called for investing in research and development of drugs against poor man’s diseases.

ICCBS Director Dr Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary underlined the need to focus attention on poor man’s diseases prevalent in the developing countries and stressed the need to make investment for research and development in this sector.

Poor man’s diseases include a range of diseases caused by individual pathogens, and groups of conditions caused by related microbial species. They are spread by animal hosts such as dogs, fish or by vectors such as mosquitoes, black flies, snails, bugs and common houseflies.

This workshop is sixth of the series of the international workshops COMSTECH has planned for the current year. Thirty-five scientists, science policymakers, researchers and trainers from Egypt, Turkey, Nigeria, Sudan, Malaysia, Taiwan, Sri Lanka and Pakistan are participating in this three-day workshop which will end on 16 June.

IMS and US consulate Organized Painting Exhibition

The Institute of Management Sciences (IM Sciences) in cooperation with the US Consulate on Sunday organized a paintings exhibition in Peshawar to create awareness among the students regarding the importance of environment.

The students also presented their drawings and informed the audience about the concepts they portrayed through their paintings regarding the environment.

Zainab of IM Sciences who was the coordinator of the event told that the girls students from age 14 to 18 of the Government Girls High School Hayatabad took part in the activity. She said in future Peshawar Youth Organisation and World Wildlife Fund would also be helping the cause to promote the concept of saving environment.

Fakhruddin Khan, English Coordinator of IM Sciences, speaking on the occasion, said the efforts of the students were encouraging and their confidence was outstanding.


3-day Mango Expo 2011 in Hyderabad

Mango, “King of Fruits” is one of the most popular and loved fruits worldwide.   The most popular commercial varieties – all different in colors and sizes, and each with a distinct flavor and taste – include Anwar Retol, Dasehri, Langra, Chaunsa, Sindhri, Saharni, Alphonso, Pairi, Fazli and Neelam.

The 3-day Mango Expo 2011 will be held in Hyderabad at Expo Center from June 23 to 25 under the auspices of Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

A four member-delegation of Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry Dr. M. Fareed Qasim, Saleem Arain, Zaheer Jan and Naeem Aslam visited Mirpurkhas Mango Exhibition and met with Sindh Agriculture Minister Syed Ali Nawaz Shah to seek his support.

The minister assured HCCI delegation of his full support. He also asked the Director General Agriculture Extension Hyderabad to provide full support to organizers of the Mango Expo 2011.