Category Archives: Pakistan

Somapura Mahavihara losing lustre; Anwar Ali; Daily Star

Within three years of the completion of several conservation and development projects, the Somapura Mahavihara has started to lose its shine.

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The Most Famous Cultural Heritage Sites in Pakistan; Saad Nasir; ProPakistani

Pakistan has been blessed with plenty of places that showcase the best of nature. Additionally, Pakistan is also home to some of the most ancient civilizations in the world.

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The ancient Makli shines again; Muzammil Ferozi; Daily Times

It is our fortune that six Pakistani sites are registered on the United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organisation’s World Heritage List. The Mohenjo-Daro, Makli necropolis in Thatta, Remnants of Taxila, Lahore Fort and Shalimar Gardens, Rohtas Fort in Jhelum and Buddhist ruins of Takht-e-Bahi in Mardan. A World Heritage site Makli had countless prominence in antiquity becauseof larger-than-life elaborations, intricate designs, stunning structural sites and centuries old monuments, which are a treat for heritage lovers.

Source: The ancient Makli shines again | Daily times

Now Trailing; Swathy Sanjay Sindhu; Khaleej Times

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Wedding event at Lahore Fort: WCLA removes official over negligence; Khalid Hasnain; Dawn

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Int’l heritage site Shahi Qila turns into wedding hall in Lahore; Naseer Khawaja; Ary News


The international heritage site, Shahi Qila (Lahore fort), sheesh mahal has been turned into a event place for the valima ceremony.

Source: Int’l heritage site Shahi Qila turns into wedding hall in Lahore

Research Accelerates: Pratt Fosters An Ecosystem Of Investigation; Pratt

Pratt Institute is a global leader in higher education situated in New York City. The Institute prepares its students for successful careers through its schools of art, design, architecture, information, and liberal arts and sciences.

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Heritage ignored: With no flights, Mohenjo Daro at risk of being forgotten; Razzak Abro; Tribune

As PIA suspen­ds operat­ions for ‘non-viable airpor­ts’, visito­rs find it increa­singly hard to reach the ancien­t city…

Source: Heritage ignored: With no flights, Mohenjo Daro at risk of being forgotten

Rohtas Fort—a world heritage site is facing negligence; Raiq Qureshi; APP

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View of Takht-i-Bahi, UNESCO World Heritage Site in NW Pakistan; Wu Qin; Xinhua

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Funds being wasted at Mohenjo Daro: archeologists; Pakistan Today

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Preserving Takht-i-Bahi: why the old and the new must walk hand in hand; Tayeba Batool; Tribune

The community’s ownership and affiliation with the place has been marred by state-led interventions…

Source: Preserving Takht-i-Bahi: why the old and the new must walk hand in hand

10 Interesting Facts About Pakistan; US News

The South Asian country has given the world the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize winner and the world’s highest ATM.

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Thatta to get a brand new museum; Asma Malik; Daily Pakistan

THATTA – Thatta is an ancient city of Pakistan. Thatta was the medieval capital of Sindh and served as the seat of power for three successive dynasties.

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Lahore Fort – a historical gift that keeps on giving; Asif Mehmood; Express Tribune

Part of the fort, where struct­ures built during Akbar’s era were situat­ed, now has reside­nces of fort’s staffe­rs…

Source: Lahore Fort – a historical gift that keeps on giving

Unesco team to inspect progress of work at Makli necropolis next week; Ghulam Hussain Khawaja; Dawn

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Interesting Facts About The Great Bath, The World’s Oldest Public Pool; Joseph Kiprop; World Atlas

The Great Bath was located in the ancient city of Mohenjo-daro.

Source: Interesting Facts About The Great Bath, The World’s Oldest Public Pool

This 4,000-Year-Old Pot Spent Years as a Toothbrush Holder; Matthew Taub; Atlas Obscura

It was purely acci-dental.

Source: This 4,000-Year-Old Pot Spent Years as a Toothbrush Holder

The stone crushers of Taxila: Are we ready to lose pieces of our history and heritage?; Rina Saeed Khan; Express Tribune

The entire school would shake as if an earthquake had occurred and stones from blasting would fly into school grounds.

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Where Alexander’s world met Persia and India; Ammad Ali; Friday Times

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