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Coca Cola Pakistan launched new campaign Crazy for Good

Coca Cola is a renowned company which is spreading happiness among the people. Continuing its excellent efforts, Coca Cola has revealed a new campaign with the name ‘Crazy for Good’. Its new campaign is a part of Cultural Leadership program of Coca Cola.

The aim of this campaign is to seed kindness into the mindset of the people of Pakistan by promoting casual acts of kindness in order to spread goodness and prosperity in society.

Through the campaign ‘Crazy for Good’, Coca Cola is trying to bring a constructive change in Pakistani society by celebrating the people who participate in acts of kindness and inspire others with their positive attitude.

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In 2012 Coca Cola’s Cultural Leadership program has launched a campaign titled, Reasons to Believe’ promoting the believe in Pakistan and hope for its better future.

Coca Cola’s campaign Crazy for Good takes the Cultural Leadership program a step further to promote kindness and goodness at an individual platform, gathering the people to perform their role by committing Random Acts of Kindness to make the world a happier place for all people.

While speaking about the Crazy for Good campaign, Rizwan U. Khan, General Manager, The Coca-Cola Export Corporation, Pakistan stated “Kindness is the social thread that binds society together; but unfortunately, people underestimate the power of kindness.

As a Company that is synonymous with attributes of happiness, optimism and joy, we decided to take the message of random acts of kindness and their potential of opening happiness for the people of Pakistan forward in an interactive and engaging way.”
via The Nation.com.pk

This campaign is call to aware the people to go crazy for good deeds and it tries to identify the people who have committed random acts of kindness around Pakistan.

Coca Cola has appeared as a universal image of happiness as from many years it has played a vital role across the world to inspire people through Coca Cola’s leadership to make this world a happier place.

Hai na by Atif Aslam OST Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story

Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story is an upcoming Bollywood film. The story of the film revolves around crime, comedy and romance. The film is directed by Vinnil Markan, and produced by Kumar S. Taurani.

The cast stars of the film include Vivek Oberoi, Neha Sharma and others.

Vivek Oberoi will perform the leading character while Neha Sharma will perform the opposite role as leading actress of the film.

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It is being heard the movie is scheduled to release this year.

The OST of the film Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story is sung by famous Pakistani singer Atif Aslam. Here is the OST (Hai na) by Atif Aslam.


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Strings band performed in Lums Lahore

Strings band is an internationally admired Pakistani pop rock band comprising two members from Karachi, Pakistan.

Recently, Pakistani renowned Strings band has performed at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). The event was sponsored by ZONG.

A large number of students, faculty and staff gathered in the institution (Lums) to enjoy the annual event. The concert was arranged for the students of LUMS especially for the representatives who had come from different cities of Pakistan for the event.

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The thrilling performance of band made the event full of fun and enjoyment. Students find these events a fantastic activity to make them fresh and up to date.

The band was initially formed by four college students, Bilal Maqsood (vocals and guitars), Faisal Kapadia (vocals), Rafiq Wazir Ali (synthesizer) and Kareem Bashir Bhoy (bass guitars) in 1988.

Later two of them Rafiq Wazir Ali and Kareem Bashir Bhoy left the band and now the band is comprised of two members Bilal Maqsood and Faisal Kapadia.

In 1990, the strings band released its self-titled debut album Strings . The band is highly appraised acreoss the world having strong poetic sense and fabulous music in their songs.

Anwar Maqsood, (Bilal’s father), has been writing the lyrics of songs for the band. Anwar Maqsood’s writing has deep meanings. Anwar Maqsood’s son Bilal Maqsood acts as the composer, guitarist and sometimes does vocals for a few songs.

The band arranges live concerts at international level. They have hired some other persons to work on guitar, keyboard and drum.

Quaid-e-Azam’s address celebrating first Eid Milad un Nabi (PBUH) in Independent Pakistan

On 25TH January 1948, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah addressed Karachi Bar Association on Eid Milad un Nabi (PBUH) (Prophet’s birthday) and said.

Islam is not only the combination of customs, traditions and spiritual ideas; even Islam is also a code for every Muslim which regulates his life and his conduct even in politics and economics.

The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was a great leader, a great law-giver, a great statesman and a great sovereign who ruled.

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Islam is based on the highest principles of honor, integrity, fair play and justice for all. Believe on One God is one of the basic principles of Islam.

According to Islam there is no difference between a man and the other. Equality of mankind and brotherhood are fundamental principles of Islam.

In his address Quaid-e-Azam clarified the proper meaning of Islam. He gave guidance to Pakistani people about their life styles. There is need that Pakistani nation should recall great leader’s message. No doubt, Islam is a proper code of life for every Muslim.

Source: http://www.facebook.com/Pakistan.Drama.Fans.club

BJP warns Pakistani author s to attend Jaipur Literature Festival

Recently, there are escalated line of control tensions between Pakistan and India. India has returned Pakistani hockey players back to home as well as Pakistani artists are also forbidden to perform in India, therefore many scheduled performances of Pakistani artists in India, are being cancelled.

Following these Line of Control tensions between the two countries, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has warned Pakistani writers that they should not attend Jaipur Literature Festival.

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According to the report, the work of seven Pakistani authors is shortlisted for the 2013 Prize for South Asian Literature including Jamil Ahmad (The Wandering Falcon) and Mohammed Hanif (Our Lady of Alice Bhatti).

Last year both the authors Jamil Ahmad and Mohammed Hanif attended the JLF but this year, due to cross border conflicts, the BJP has banned the presence of these authors.

“We will not allow them to enter the festival venue. There is no question of welcoming the Pakistani authors here at a time when their country has disrupted peace at the border,” said BJP Yuva Morcha state president Rishi Bansal.

However, the TOI report quoted a JLF organiser as saying: “All sessions would be held as per schedule in the presence of all guest authors.”
via the Express Tribune

Kami Reh Gayee drama serial on PTV Home [OST]

A stunning drama serial ‘Kami Reh Gayee’ is coming on PTV Home. The story of the serial revolves around human passions which lead to unaffordable desires and unachieved goals.

The story describes that how emotions and desires create confusion and disturbance in the life and the situation became so difficult to handle it.

The story of the serial is Written and Directed By Kashif Nisar.

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The cast of the drama serial ‘Kami Reh Gayee’ includes Nauman Ijaz, Mehwish Hayat, Irsa Ghazal, Jahanzeb Gurchani, Agha Ali, Uzma Hassan, Saba Faisal, Simi Rahael, Haseeb Khan, Abdullah Ejaz, Imran Rizvi, Zahid Qureshi, Faiza Gillani, Anusheh Asad.

This serial is going to start from 17th February on PTV Home. Viewera can see the serial every Saturday at 7:45PM.

The OST of drama serial ‘Kami Reh Gayee’ is below.

AAG band to release new track Janay Tu [Official Lyrics Video]

AAG, the Lahore based band all set to release it’s new track Janay Tu.  In 2005 AAG band was formed by two brothers Haroon Sheikh and Usman Sheikh.

They are considered talented singers not only by the listeners byt also by the famous personalities of the industry like Ali Azmat, Faraz Anwar,  Salman Ahmad and Shahzad Hameed.

After their first track in 2009, the band hascome out with other 4 origional tracks, through which they gained great fame and recognition in the industry.

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Now, the band is getting ready to release its latest track named Janay Tu.

Here is official lyrics video of Janay Tu.

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy honoured with Crystal Award at World Economic Forum

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is an Emmy and Oscar award-winning Pakistani Canadian journalist and documentary filmmaker.

On 22nd of January 2013, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy was given the important ‘Crystal Award’ by Hilde Schwab at the 2013 World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, for her efforts in promoting human rights and women’s issues through film.

She was presented the ‘Crystal Award’ at the official Crystal Award ceremony which was held at the World Economic Forum Congress Centre, Congress Hall in Davos, Switzerland.

Alongside Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, the session awarded Charlize Theron, actress and founder of the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project and Vik Muniz, artist and member Global Agenda Council, on the Role of the Arts in Society.

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The ceremony was chaired by Hilde Schwab, Chairperson and Co-Founder, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship. Past winners include A R Rahman, Amitabh Bachan, Muhammad Ali, Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Richard Gere.
via Dawn

In 1995 The World Economic Forum introduced the Crystal Award to honour those personalities who are committed as  cultural leaders and global citizens, to improve the state of the world.

The Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum is considered as a significant universal platform for all stakeholders of society in order to provide leaders from different fields, keeping in mind the political, economic, societal  and technological issues.

It brings 2000 top leaders together relating different walks of life like government, media, business, academia, science, the arts and civil society in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. It gathers the top leaders to form the worldwide schedule of the forthcoming year.

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She can be seen carrying clutch having Pakistani flag on it. It is a handmade clutch made by Pakistani designers. She also seems wearing Pakistani dress.

She told The Express Tribune. “The crystal award is special because this is the first time a Pakistani is being honoured at the World Economic Forum. I feel proud to represent my country and showcase the fact that educated empowered women are making strides in Pakistan.”
via The Express Tribune

Sharmeen Obaid explains her feelings that she feels proud to represent Pakistan at international level. She expresses that quest of art and film can change the world with the promotion of dialogue and acting as a substance to bring change in the community. She expresses her favour for power of film to change the mindsets of Pakistani people instead of taking life threatening and risky steps to bring change in the community.

On 23 March 2012, Pakistani President conferred the Hilal-e-Imtiaz to Obaid-Chinoy, for bringing honour to Pakistan as a filmmaker. She has also been awarded with the Livingston Award for Young Journalists.

Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH) celebrations in Pakistan [Pictures]

The word Milad has been derived from “Viladut” which means birth.  Milad is word which indicates the place and time of birth.

Milad is to remember the events which took place at the birth time of the Holy Prophet (Peace be upon Him). All the Muslims get the opportunity of narrating the Seerat of the Holy Prophet (Peace be upon Him) on this occasion. We presents the Holy Prophet (Peace be upon Him) gifts of Durood -o- salam.

All the Muslims celebrate Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH) on 12th of Rabi-ul-Awwal, with full zeal. As the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal starts Muslims start their preparations for Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH).

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This year Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH) will be celebrated on 25th of January. In different cities of Pakistan the preparations for celebrating Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH) are gaining momentum.

People are busy in decorating roads, bazaars, buildings, houses and shopping centres with colourful banners and lights.

Cultural, educational institutions and religious organisations have prepared different programmes for Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH) with religious enthusiasm. Children seem busy in decorating streets and homes with flags and preparing special dresses for the event.

Different processions would be taken out in different areas of Pakistan. Vioces of Naat Khawans can be heard which really make the environment peaceful and calm.

While in different programs Ulema and scholars would highlight the teachings of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and deliver lectures on his way of life and conduct.

The whole country (Pakistan) is being decorated. Especially Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan seems fabulous at Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH).

As there are beautiful lighting everywhere and different Naat Khawani programs are being held on different locations.

May Allah enable all of us to follow the teachings of our Holly Prophet (PBUH). Ameen

Here are some pictures of the celebration of  Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH).

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Zong offers online number booking facility

Zong is a renowned Pakistani cellular company. With its other up to date advancements it has now launched a brand new service.

With its new service customers will be able to buy Zong’s Sims through official website of Zong.

Customers can book the Sims online and after confirming the booking, customers can collect their Sims from authorized Franchisees and Customer Service Centres themselves.

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No doubt this latest service is a marvellous effort of Zong Company to facilitate the people.  People can book the Sims from anywhere and can collect from the nearest Franchise.

Moreover Zong has facilitated the customers in another way that people can book the Sim order at Call Centre, CS Centre, Franchise and Retailer.

Furthermore Zong has introduced a new numbering series of 03111yyyyyy and 03110yyyyyy. Customers can book the number of their choice from the above series at retail. Customers can make five bookings on an ID card.

At the time of submitting the booking request, customer will be granted a ticket number and customer should keep a record of this number. At the collection of the Sim, customers have to present that request number along with a copy of CNIC.

For booking the number online, customers can follow this URL: http://115.186.182.11/mbyn/

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