Sunday, January 31, 2010

Bhimber District- Azad Jammu and Kashmir

BHIMBER
History of BHIMBER:
BHIMBER is a district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Bhimber is on the route, which was used by Mughal Emperors to enter in Kashmir. So it is also known as Baab-e-Kashmir (Gateway to Kashmir). Bhimber became a district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in 1995. Previously it was a tehsil of Mirpur. It is situated about 50 km away from Mirpur.
Gujrat, a district of Punjab has shared boundaries with district Bhimber. To know more about Gujrat, please visit following website:
www.GujratPakistan.com

Tehsils of Bhimber District:
  1. Bhimber
  2. Barnala
  3. Choki Samahni
Tourism Spots in BHIMBER:
  • Jandi Chontra
  • Samahni Valley
  • Baghsar Lake
  • Kas Chanatar Valley
Hotels and Restaurants in BHIMBER:
View from a Hotel in Bhimber

Culture of BHIMBER:
Main Tribes of Bhimber are Jatt, Gujar, Rajput, Butt, Syed and Malik. Punjabi and Kashmiri are the languages of residents.

Colleges and Schools in BHIMBER:
  • Government College for Girls and Boys Bhimber
  • Army Public School and College Bhimber
  • F.G Ashiq husain public school Bhimber
Famous People and Legends of BHIMBER:
Sufi Saint Raja Shadab Akber (Baba Shadi Shaheed)

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Haripur Hazara

HARIPUR
History of HARIPUR:
Haripur Hazara is a district of N.W.F.P. Haripur was heart of Gandhar civilization. HARIPUR was founded by Hari Singh Nalwa (a General of Raja Ranjit Singh) in 1822. Haripur became a district in 1992 after separation from Abbott Abad district.
In 1399 Hazara was a part of kingdom of Amir Timur. In 1472 Prince Shahab ud Din became the ruler of Hazara region.
Ø      Old name of HARIPUR is Pakhli Sarkar (1472 A.D.)
Ø      Nearby Important and Famous Cities and Places are Mansehra, Abbott Abad, Hassan Abdal, Swabi, Marda, Attock, Buner and Rawalpindi.
Ø      Kot Najeeb Ullah is a famous town of Haripur.

Location of Haripur:
Haripur is located 65 kilometer in North of Islamabad, federal capital, on Silk Route (Shahrah-e-Resham). 20 km from Hassan Abdal and 35 km from Abbotabad.

Mega Projects in Haripur:
Tarbela Dam and Khanpur Dam are two important dams of Pakistan located in Haripur. Ghazi Brotha is also a mega project of Power Generation.

Tehsils of Haripur:
  1. Haripur
  2. Ghazi
  3. Khanpur
Languages in HARIPUR:
Hindko, Pashto and Urdu are spoken languages of Haripur.

Universities, Colleges and Institutes in HARIPUR:
  • Hazara University, Haripur Campus
  • Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Haripur Campuss
Industries in HARIPUR:
  • TIP (Telephone Industries of Pakistan)
  • Hazara Fertilizers
  • Heavy Electrical Complex
  • Dewan Salman Fibers
  • Shazeb Pharmaceutical Industry
  • And many other famous industries in Hattar Industrial Estate
Famous Writers, Poets, Journalists, Compares and Columnist of HARIPUR:
Qateel Shifai
Fazil Jamili

Famous Politicians of HARIPUR:
General Ayub Khan (Former President and Ex. Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan)
Gohar Ayub Khan (Ex. Speaker of National Assembly and Ex. Foreign Minister)

Other Famous People and Legends of HARIPUR:
Kamran Mehmood (Ex. National Boxing Champion)

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Khushab

KHUSHAB
History of KHUSHAB:
Khushab is a district of Punjab. Khushab is located in between Sargodha and Mianwali near Jhelum River. Khushab has many important projects of PAEC. Johar Abad is districts headquarter. Some of the area of Khushab is the part of Thal desert. Before independence, Khushab was a tehsil of Shahpur district. Name of Khushab is given by Sher Shah Suri. Khushab means pure water.
Ø      Nearby Important and Famous Cities are Sargodha, Mianwali, Bhakher, Jhelum and Jhang.
Ø      Mithtawana, Nowshera, Hadali, Gunjiyal are also famous towns of Khushab.
Ø      Malik, Awan, Tiwana, Baloch are famous tribes of Khushab.

Tomb of Badshahan Khushab


 Wall paper of Tomb
Tehsils of Khushab:
  1. Tehsil Khushab
  2. Tehsil Quaid Abad
  3. Tehsil Noor Pur
  4. Noshehra (Sub Tehsil)

Government Administration of Khushab:
Malik Ghulam Muhammad Tiwana is the District Nazim (Mayor), Malik Atta Ullah is the Naib Nazim, Raja Khuram Shehzad Umar is District Coordination Officer and Abu Bakar Khuda Bakhash PSP is the DPO of Khushab district.

Contact Number, Email and Address of District Nazim:
Address: District Nazim Complex, Jauharabad, Khushab
Telephone#: 0454-920001
Email: nazim@khushab.gop.pk

Geography of Khushab:
Khushab is the only district of Punjab which have all type of geography i.e. mountains, valleys, lakes, deserts, fertile lands and rivers.

Tourism Spots in KHUSHAB:
*      Soon Valley
*      Sakaser Mountains
*      Ochali Lake
*      Khabbaki Lake
*      Sodhi Jay Wali Lake

Gifts of Khushab:
Dhoda and Pateesa (types of sweets) are very famous sweets of Khushab. There are lots of Dhoda shops of Anwar Dhoda House and Amin Dhoda House among many others.

Universities, Colleges and Institutes in KHUSHAB:
Arid University Khushab Campuss

Schools in KHUSHAB:
*      DPS Khushab
*      Fauji Foundation Khushab

NGOs in KHUSHAB:
Tanzeem Al Awan and Young Baloch Federation are two well known organizations of Khushab.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Kundian

KUNDIAN
History of KUNDIAN:
KUNDIAN is a famous town of District Mianwali in Tehsil Piplan. It has two union councils. Kundian is located on Mianwali- Dera Ismail Khan Road, about 18 km away from Mianwali city.
There are 2 Nuclear Power Plants of PAEC; Chashma Nuclear Power Plants 1 & 2. These plants are also sometime named as KNC (Kundian Nuclear Complex). WAPDA has also its Hydel Power Generation Plant in Kundian on Indus River.

Tourism Spots in KUNDIAN: Chashma Lake, Chashma Barrage, Indus River
Culture of KUNDIAN: Kundian is in Saraiki region of Punjab.

Schools in KUNDIAN:
  • Jauhar Lyceum School
  • PAEC Model School and College for Boys and Girls
Banks in KUNDIAN:
  • MCB Bank Chashma Barrage
  • Askari Bank Chashma Barrage
  • National Bank Chashma Barrage
Jobs in KUNDIAN:
There are many job opportunities for Professionals/ Engineers/ Associate Engineers and other skilled and un-skilled persons in different projects of PAEC and WAPDA in Kundian.

Roads and Transportation in KUNDIAN:
Kundian is linked with Mianwali, Sargodha, DI Khan and Multan via Road.

Railway Stations in KUNDIAN:
Kundian has a Railway Junction.

Telephone and Mobile Communication in KUNDIAN: All major mobile phone companies have their set up in KUNDIAN along with landline telephone network of PTCL.

Lahore

LAHORE
History of LAHORE:
Lahore is the capital of Punjab Province of Pakistan. Lahore is also the 2nd largest city of Pakistan.
Lahore Resolution (Pakistan Resolution) was passed in a session of All India Muslim League in Lahore on 23 March, 1940.

Capital of Ancient Kingdoms:
It was the capital of following Empires:
  • Shahi Kingdom (11th Century)
  • Ghazanvi Kingdom (12th Century)
  • Ghurid Kingdom (12th & 13th Century)
  • Mughal Empire (16th Century)
  • Sikh State (19th Century)
  • It was also the capital of whole Punjab in the British Rule.

Towns of Lahore: Lahore is divided into 9 towns and Lahore Cantonment:
  1. Ravi Town
  2. Shalimar Town
  3. Gulberg Town
  4. Saman Abad Town
  5. Iqbal Town
  6. Nishtar Town
  7. Wagah Town
  8. Aziz Bhatti Town
  9. Data Ganj Bakhash Town
Ø      Old name of LAHORE is “Lava puri”
Ø      LAHORE was founded by Prince Lava (Loh) in 2000 B.C.

Tourism Spots in LAHORE
Badshahi Masjid, Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore Fort, Shalimar Gardens, Lahore Museum, Lahore Zoo, Walled City (Androon Lahore), Hiran Minar

Culture of LAHORE
Lahore is the heart and hub of Punjabi Culture. Lahore is the center of Mughal Heritage. Punjab and Urdu are the main languages of the Lahore.

Universities, Colleges and Institutes in LAHORE:
  • University of Punjab
  • University of Engineering and Technology
  • Government College University
  • University of Management and Technology (UMT)
  • Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
  • National University of Modern Languages (NUML)
  • National College of Arts (NCA)
  • Aitchison College
Schools in LAHORE:
  • Beacon House School System
  • American Lyceum
  • Supreme Education School System
  • Crescent Model High School
Hospitals and Clinics in LAHORE:
  • Mayo Hospital
  • Jinnah Hospital
  • Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital
  • Doctor’s Hospital
  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
  • Children Hospital
  • Services Hospital
  • Shalamar Hospital
  • Lahore General Hospital
  • Lady Willingdon Hospital
  • Sheikh Zayed Hospital
Banks in LAHORE
All major Pakistani and International Banks have their branches in Lahore.

Famous Writers, Poets, Journalists, Compares and Columnist of LAHORE: Ashfaq Ahmad, Saadat Hassan Manto, Atta Ul Haq Qasmi, Faiz Ahmad Faiz,

Famous Politicians of LAHORE: Chaudhary Aitzaz Ahsan, Mian Nawaz Sharif, Mian Shahbaz Sharif, Nawabzada Nasarullah Khan,

Famous Actors/ Actress/ Singers/ Models/ Artists and Showbiz Personalities of LAHORE: Ustad Amanat Ali Khan, Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Atif Aslam, Ali Zafar, Nadeem, Muamar Rana,

Other Famous People and Legends of LAHORE: Khawaja Khursheed, Nayyar Ali Dada, Abdul Hafeez Kardar, Rameez Raja, Abdur Rehman Chughtai,

Daily (Roznama) Newspapers in LAHORE:
Daily Jang Lahore, Daily Express Lahore, Daily Khabrain Lahore, Daily Pakistan Lahore, Daily Times Lahore, Daily Nation Lahore, Daily Lahore Post, Daily Voice of Lahore

FM Radios in Lahore:
Mast FM 103, FM 100

Monday, January 18, 2010

Layyah

LAYYAH

History of LAYYAH:
Layyah was founded in 1550 A.D by a Mirani Baloch.
Layyah has three tehsils:
  1. Layyah
  2. Karorr Lal Esan
  3. Chaubara

Ø      LAYYAH is a District of Punjab, Pakistan.
Ø      LAYYAH was founded by Kamal Khan, a Mirani Baloch. Kamal Khan was the descendant of the founder of D. G. Khan.
Ø      Nearby Important and Famous Cities and Places: Jhang, Bhakkar, D.G. Khan, Mianwali and Muzaffar Garh are neighboring cities. Fateh Pur, Kot Sultan and Chowk Azam are also famous towns of District Layyah.

Area of District LAYYAH is 6291 km²

Languages Spoken in LAYYAH
Seraiki, Punjabi and Urdu languages are spoken in Layyah while Urdu and English are medium of education.

Universities, Colleges and Institutes in LAYYAH:
  • BZU Layyah Campus
  • AIOU Layyah Campus
  • University of Education Layyah Campus
  • Government Polytechnic Institute Layyah

NGOs in LAYYAH: Al- Khidmat Foundation Layyah and Baloch Falah-e-Marizan are two most famous NGOs of Layyah.

Major crops of LAYYAH:
Wheat, Cotton, Gram and Sugarcane are the major crops of Layyah.

Famous Tribes in Layyah:
Arain, Syed, Mirani Baloch, Chandia Baloch, Jutt, Gujjar and Qureshi

Newspapers and Radio Stations in LAYYAH:
Daily Nawa-e-Thal and Daily Fakhar-e-Layyah are published from Layyah.

Telephone and Mobile Communication in LAYYAH: All major mobile phone companies have their set up in LAYYAH along with landline telephone network of PTCL.


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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

District Sargodha

SARGODHA

History of SARGODHA:
Sargodha is 11th largest city of Pakistan. There are only three planned cities in Pakistan; Islamabad, Sargodha and Faisal Abad. Mushaf Air Base Sargoda is the largest air base of Pakistan Air Force. During British Empire, Sargodha was a small town and part of District Shahpur. But it is very strange to know that after independence of Pakistan Sargodha got immense development and soon become a major city and now a days Shahpur is a Tehsil (sub-division) of Sargodha District. In 1966 Sargodha was awarded by Hilal e Istaqlal due to its bravery in 1965 Indo Pak War. Sargodha is also called as City of Falcons (Shaheenoon ka Shehar )
District Sargodha has 6 tehsils; Sargodha, Bhalwal, Shahpur, Kot Momin, Sahiwal and Sillanwali. Punjabi and Urdu are spoken languages of Sargodhians.

Location of SARGODHA:
Sargodha is situated 172 km away from Lahore, 60 km away from Faisalabad and 40 km away from M2 Motorway.

Universities, Colleges and Institutes in SARGODHA:
  • University of Sargodha
  • Allam Iqbal Open University, Sargodha Campus
  • Punjab College of Commerce
  • Superior College of Commerce
  • Fazaia Model Inter College for Boys
  • Air Base Inter College
  • ILM College Sargodha
  • City School System
  • Beacon House School System

Schools in SARGODHA:
  • Dar-e-Arqam Model School Sargodha
Major crops and Fruits of SARGODHA:
Rice, Sugar Cane and Wheat are main crops while Citrus, Mangoes and Guava are the fruits produced in Sargodha.

Roads and Transportation in SARGODHA:
Sargodha is linked with Lahore, Islamabad and Faisalabad via M2 Motorway and linked to Gujrat, Mandi Baha ud Din, Mianwali and Jhang via Highways.

Railway Stations in SARGODHA:
Sargodha is linked via railway track to Khushab, Mianwali, Marri Indus, Rawalpindi, Lahore and Lalamusa (Gujrat).

Radio Stations in SARGODHA:
  • Radio Pakistan Sargodha
  • FM Sun Rise 96 MHz
  • FM Bhalwal 104 MHz

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Mianwali

MIANWALI
History of MIANWALI
Mianwali, Isa Khel and Piplan are three Tehsils (sub-divisions) of this district. In past, Mianwali was a part of Bannu District of NWFP. But now MIANWALI is a district of Punjab Pakistan.  Chashma Barrage, Kundian and Kala Bagh are big towns. Waan Bacharaan, Khanqah Sirrajia, Kacha Gujrat, Hurnoli, Alluwali, Mosa Khel, Shadia are also famous villages. Niazi is the main tribe living in Mianwali, Malik and Jatt are also prominent. Seraiki is the language of Mianwali.
Mianwali is the part of Thal Desert.

Ø      Nearby Important and Famous Cities are: Lakki Marwat, Kohat, Karak, D. I. Khan, Attock, Khushab and Bhakkar.

Area of MIANWALI is 5840 km²
 Namal University, Mianwali
Tourism Spots in MIANWALI
Namal Lake, Chashma Lake and Chashma Barrage (on Indus/ Sindh River)

Universities, Colleges and Institutes in MIANWALI
Namal University Mianwali is another masterpiece of Imran Khan after Shaukat Khanam Cancer Hospital. Namal College is an Associated College of Bradford University, UK.

Hospitals and Clinics in MIANWALI
PAF Hospital (PAF Airbase), Mianwali District Hospital and PAEC Hospital, Chashma Barrage are major medical facilities.

Railway Stations in MIANWALI
Kundian is a railway junction and a railway station in Mianwali city is also present.

Famous Politicians of MIANWALI:
Nawab of Kala Bagh Malik Amir Muhammad Khan (Ex Governor West Pakistan) and Imran Khan (Ex Crickter and Chairman Tehreek e Insaf Pakistan) belong to Mianwali.

Famous Actors/ Actress/ Singers/ Models/ Artists and Showbiz Personalities of MIANWALI
Ata Ullah Khan Isa Khelvi belongs to Mianwali.

Jobs in MIANWALI
Un-Employment has been resolved in the area due to CHASNUPP PAEC and Pakistan Air Force.

Matrimonial/ Marriage Centers in MIANWALI
Literacy Rate in MIANWALI
Major crops of MIANWALI
Hotels and Restaurants in MIANWALI
Culture of MIANWALI
Schools in MIANWALI
NGOs in MIANWALI
Banks in MIANWALI
Government Offices in MIANWALI
Ambulance Services in MIANWALI
Famous Writers, Poets, Journalists, Compares and Columnist of MIANWALI
Roads and Transportation in MIANWALI
Newspapers and Radio Stations in MIANWALI
Shopping Centers/ Plazas/ Markets and Bazaars in MIANWALI


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Saturday, January 9, 2010

Gujrat Pakistan

History of GUJRAT
Ø      GUJRAT is district in the province of Punjab.
Ø      GUJRAT was founded by Raja Bachhan Pal Gurjar (Gujar) in 460 BC. But the City of Gujrat of present day was come into being in early 1900 AD. By Britain with the help of Daswandhi Khan of Mohallah Daswandhi Pura, Sargodha Road Gujrat.
Ø      Nearby Important and Famous Cities and Places are Kharian, Lalamusa, Wazir Abad and Phalia.

Approximate population of GUJRAT is more than 355,000.

Tourism Spots in GUJRAT: Chenab River Side,

Hotels and Restaurants in GUJRAT, Kinara Hotel and Restaurant GT Road Gujrat

Culture of GUJRAT: Gujrat has a moderate type culture, beautiful mixture of modern and traditional culture. Shalwar Qameez is the dress of both girls and boys but Paint Shirt and suit is also very popular dress among boys.

Universities, Colleges and Institutes in GUJRAT:
  1. University of Gujrat
  2. Fatima Jinnah Girls College
  3. Zamindar Degree College
  4. Swedish Pakistani Institute of Technology
  5. Nawaz Sharif Medical College
  6. Punjab College
  7. Chenab Group of Colleges
  8. Gujrat Group of Colleges
 Schools in GUJRAT
  1. Kids Beacon Model School
  2. Dar e Arqam Model School
  3. Ghazali Model School
  4. Educators School
NGOs in GUJRAT
  1. Edhi Welfare Trust
  2. Human Rights Welfare Society
  3. Decent Welfare Society
Hospitals and Clinics in GUJRAT
  1. Aziz Bhatti Hospital (District Headquarter Hospital)
  2. Khalil Hospital, Sargodha Road
  3. Inayat Hospital, Sargodha Road
  4. Haider Hospital, Jail Chowk, Rehman Shaheed Road
  5. Bashir Hospital, Railway Road

Banks in GUJRAT
  1. MCB Bank
  2. Allied Bank
  3. Askari Bank
  4. Alfalah Bank
  5. Bank of Punjab
  6. National Bank
  7. Habib Bank
Ambulance Services in GUJRAT
            Edhi Ambulance Service

Jobs in GUJRAT
            All types of Jobs are available in the industries of Gujrat, especially for Associate Engineers, Technicians and Skilled Persons

Matrimonial/ Marriage Centers in GUJRAT
Major crops of GUJRAT are Wheat, Rice and Sugarcane

Famous Writers, Poets, Journalists, Compares and Columnist of GUJRAT
Javed Chaudhary, Mustansar Hussain Tarar, Sharif Kunjahi

Famous Politicians of GUJRAT
Chaudhary Zahoor Ellahi, Chaudhary Pervez Ellahi, Chaudhary Shujaat Hussain, Chaudhary Ahmad Mukhtar, Mian Imran Masood

Famous Actors/ Actress/ Singers/ Models/ Artists and Showbiz Personalities of GUJRAT
Arif Lohar, Alam Lohar, Inayat Hussain Bhatti

Other Famous People and Legends of GUJRAT
Major Aziz Bhatti Shaheed N.H., Maj. Shabbir Sharif Shaheed N.H, Major Muhammad Akram Shaheed N.H.

Roads and Transportation in GUJRAT
Gujrat is linked with Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, Gujranwala and Jhelum via GT Road. There is also a newly built Gujrat Sargodha Road which connects both cities and many others.

Railway Station in GUJRAT
Gujrat has a railway station which is situated on main railway track of Pakistan, Karachi to Peshawar

Newspapers and Radio Stations in GUJRAT
  1. Radio Station AWAZ 105
  2. Newspapers; Jazba, Dak
Telephone and Mobile Communication in GUJRAT: All major mobile phone companies (Zong, Ufone, Telenor, Warid, Mobilink) have their set up in GUJRAT along with landline telephone networks of PTCL and NTC.

For more informations about Gujrat, Pakistan- Please Visit:
GujratPakistan.com

Monday, January 4, 2010

Swat Valley - Switzerland of Pakistan

Swat valley is administratively a district of N.W.F.P. Pakistan. The capital of swat is Saidu sharif. However Mingora and Kalam are the major cities of Swat Valley. It is also known as the Switzerland of Pakistan. Malam Jabba and Oshu is the favorite place of foreign tourists.

Area of Swat is 5,337 km² and the population is about 2 million. It is located just 160 km away from Islamabad. It was totally dissolved in Pakistan in 1969. It is one of the earliest centers of Buddhist religion and Gandhara civilization.
Temperature in summer 10 to 25C
Temperature in winter -15 to 10C
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