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PTDC to set up Wildlife Park near Kular village

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PTDC owns lands in several areas across the country, which can be set up for tourist facilities through joint ventures. Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) aims to develop setup a Wildlife Park and resort with modern facilities near Kular village on the motorway. Abdul Ghafoor, Managing Director PTDC said that the publicity of beautiful sites in Pakistan through media and other ... Read More »

World’s oldest’ 48-feet long Buddha statue discovered in Haripur district

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Latest discoveries by the archaeologists have opened new chapters in the history of the ancient Taxila Valley Civilisation Pakistan’s North province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has unveiled the remains of a 2300-year-old sleeping Buddha image in district Haripur. Provincial government has started a historic initiative to encourage tourism and project religious harmony in a region roiled by Islamist militancy. According to Khyber ... Read More »

Pak Army sponsors KP’s female cyclist for Tanzania event

Pak Army sponsors KP's female cyclist for Tanzania event

Samar Khan is national record holder of cycling over 4,693 meters by covering 1000km The first Pakistani female Cyclist Samar Khan who has cycled on glaciers in Karakoram Range and now would be scaling highest peak Kilimanjaro in Africa. Pakistan Army has promised to sponsor female cyclist Samar Khan who belongs to Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for high mountain cycling event in ... Read More »

Last PIA flight reaches Lahore from New York as PIA shuts down US flights after 56 years

PIA suspends all domestic, international flights as strike continues

PIA flight operations to the US discontinued due the Rs1.25 billion losses annually A glorious chapter in the history of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) closed as the last flight of the national airliner departed for Lahore from the United States. The last flight PIA flight PK-712 left with 300 passengers from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport, PIA landed back ending ... Read More »

Hybrid electric planes could be up in the air by 2022

Hybrid electric planes could be up in the air by 2022

Zunum Aero’s hybrid-electric planes announced to start its flight starting in 2022 A hybrid-electric startup Zunum Aero, backed by the venture capital arms of Boeing Co and JetBlue Airways Corp has released the design specifications for its debut 12-seat production aircraft. The company has announced its first major plane since emerging from stealth mode back in April with big plans to ... Read More »

This 6-year-old boy just flew an Etihad airplane

This 6-year-old boy just flew an Etihad airplane

Child dressed in a pilot suit specially-made for him surprises everyone on Etihad flight A 6-year-old child’s dream came true as he got to be a pilot for a day on a flight heading from Morocco to Abu Dhabi. The kid earned this honour after a video of him explaining an aircraft’s operating systems to Etihad Airways pilots went viral. Etihad Airways ... Read More »

PIA to halt flights to US from October 31

PIA all set to induct Boeing 777 Aircraft to its fleet

PIA to cut jobs and discontinue flights to the United States due to financial losses Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has decided to discontinue its flights to United State, airline is no longer booking US flights through its reservation system after October 31. According to the media news, PIA had been incurring losses of up to Rs 1.25 billion annually due to its ... Read More »

Qatar Airways launches global promotion offer

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The offers are valid for travel between Sept 15 this year and May 31 next year Qatar Airways has announced ‘Global Travel Boutique’ promotion, offering passengers from around the world amazing fares on flights in both Economy and Business Class. The promotion also offers a chance to win once-in-a-lifetime Mega prizes, including the chance to fly free to any Qatar ... Read More »

Careem launches #HerJourney to celebrate Women Empowerment in Pakistan

Careem launches #HerJourney to celebrate Women Empowerment in Pakistan

Careem to bring more women drivers to workforce Ride-hailing service, Careem Pakistan, after introducing ‘Female captains’ initiative last year, has now expanded the network of its females captains to drive around the city. Careem Pakistan has recently launched its new initiative program #HerJourney which aims to encourage women empowerment by female drivers to break the stereotypes in a male-dominated profession. Careem Pakistan ... Read More »

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