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Christmas day is celebrated on the day, when Jesus Christ was born and one hopes that in Pakistan, the celebrations would, be marked with lights, music, songs, colour and festivity followed by special prayers for the peace and prosperity of the country.

For, Christians everywhere and in Pakistan particularly, is a wonderful time of the year when you feel so special, spiritually and socially. The best part about Christmas is that it knows no bounds, in every country people from all walks of life, whoever they may be, enjoy a slice of the celebration; and in Pakistan too, with the growing number of Christians here and government’s recognition of the festivals of the minorities, Christmas is becoming a great feast for everyone. For Christian community, a special function was arranged at (PNCA) which was graced by Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani and a special dinner for Christian community was also held at President House to mark the Christmas celebrations.

Christian community in Pakistan is giving final touches to the preparations. The Christian community in Pakistan is decorating their homes with colourful lights; even the churches are illuminated with golden twilights to celebrate the joy and spirit of Christmas. The aim of Christmas is to spread the message of peace, harmony and unity among the world communities. According to Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs, Shahbaz Bhatti, “This time, Christmas will be celebrated in the same old spirit, which kindles love and hope.”

Christian employees working for government and private firms would be getting bonus on their salaries and Christmas perks also, according to the Punjab government notifications. On these celebrations, youth buy cards and gifts and children decorate Christmas trees with their parents. Little boys and girls participate in Christmas plays in schools. Shops are opened till midnight and cakes are being decorated with reference to Christmas celebrations. To add more colour to Christmas, college and university students give donations, help out charities or other activities that calls on people to give their time and share with those who do not have anything.

Newspapers, television and radio print and broadcast special programmes and articles on the importance of Christmas day. Because of wide media activities in Pakistan; channels telecast plays, carol singing and visits to Christian churches and homes are recorded.

Comments (0) Posted by saher on Thursday, December 24th, 2009

it can be very easy to save money once you know how to and when you have your credit cards safely hidden away. While shopping you should never loose yourself as that can lead to over purchasing.

  1. Ask and you might be given. It won’t always work, but every now and then all you have to do is ask nicely for a discount to get one in Pakistan. As they’re ringing you up, ask if it’s possible to get a discount on your purchase and save money.
  2. Look after of your clothes to save money. Dry-clean when the tag says to dry-clean, hand-wash nice lingerie, and don’t let your floor double as a cabinet. Your favorite items will last a lot longer if you take care of them, and you won’t have to replace them often.
  3. After an item lingers in stores in Pakistan a month or more, retailers start dropping its price to get it out the door, grab the item.
  4. There’s no worse feeling than finding out that your latest overindulgence went on sale days after you bought it. Before you hand over your credit card on a big purchase and to save money, ask if the object of your fashion envy is going on sale soon in Pakistan.
  5. Take advantage of buy-one-get-one-half-off sales and similar discounts — not by buying all that you can, but by clueing in your fashion-forward friends in Pakistan. If you’re both craving a new pair of winter boots, hit the sales together and take advantage of the special deals it will help save money.
  6. Befriend the salesgirl at your favorite shopping hot spots in Pakistan. Make an effort to say hello to her when you’re shopping, ask for her opinion on something you’re trying on, and make sure you jump on her line when she’s at the register. Be a familiar and friendly face, and she might give you a heads-up on sales or ring up a discount code for you.
  7. In Pakistan hit the stores on a weekday to make sure you get a good selection. Thursdays are ideal — you’ll likely be able to take benefit of weekend sales while still having a big selection to choose from. If you go later in the weekend, your favorite stores in Pakistan are more likely to be empty.
  8. In Pakistan get the best deals by stocking up on seasonal clothing right as the season is finishing. Scour sale racks for short sleeves in November and sweaters in April.
  9. In Pakistan we all have that one store that spoils our shopping judgment. Force yourself to stick to your budget and prevent spontaneous shopping sprees.
  10. Thrift shops can be just as pricey as expensive boutiques, if not more so. But your friends’ wardrobe can be free. Manage a clothing swap with your chicest pals in Pakistan. If your clothes and shoes don’t fit swap accessories — new scarves, headbands, bags, and costume jewelry are great ways to refresh your style.
Comments (0) Posted by saher on Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

“Friendship is the cooperative and supportive relationship between two or more people. Friendship connotes a relationship which involves mutual knowledge, esteem, affection, and respect along with a degree of rendering service to friends in times of need or crisis,” this is the definition of friendship that I found in the dictionary but I am more than sure that rather than words friendship is more of a feeling.

Friendship is one of the rare miracles of life which everyone gets to experiene once in his lifetime. Friendship is not something to take for granted as it is as precious as pearl and as sweet as love. Actually for me friendship is love at its best if you take the blood relations out of the equation.

Friendship unlike ralations is one thing you get to choose on your own probably which is why it is more near to heart as every man relishes his own achievements anf finds.

Friendships come along so rarely, and I am so thankful to have met my friend that we must move past anything that threatens our friendship and see the big picture. Without our friendships, we are indeed lost.

friendship is a feeling of belonging and nothing can replace it.

Comments (0) Posted by saher on Friday, October 16th, 2009

Cell phones are now available in a large variety of fashion designs and functions, including those that allow users to send pictures they drew on their screen. Today’s cell phones are more than just communication devices; they have become indispensable tools of everyday use offering a multitude of functions like text messaging and information downloading and playing games when you have not much to do.

Within a couple of years the cell phones, once an expensive luxury item, found themselves in the hands of everyone from business workers to homemakers to teenagers. Cell phones are ever becoming a fashion statement in our world and it seems to be a race to get the best and the latest cell phone there is.

Many people have been converted to cell phone fashion so much that that they are beginning to identify their personality and individuality with the type of cell phone or model they carry. Just as many plan their wardrobe for the season ahead; they also accessorize their cell phone with accessories to suit their personality.

From an ever-blossoming multitude of functions to their attention-grabbing sounds and fashion designs, cell phones are now much more than just tools for communication. They have become a fashion statement, do-it-all, super devices which are not only communication devices anymore.

Cell phones have become a luxury from a necessity.

Comments (0) Posted by saher on Monday, October 5th, 2009

We are Pakistanis and this is a fact no man and no land can change. No matter what color we are or how we speak or what we wear and where we live we will always be Pakistanis. But now the question is whether or not we are proud to be a part of Pakistan.

Are we proud to belong to a nation formed by sweat and blood of the freedom fighters? Thanks to those fearless strong headed Pakistanis today we breadth the air of independence and walk the road of evolution.

Pakistan is a land of many miracles and wonders and one should never over look the fact that we are the people of Allah and this land was a gift to us from Him. How we were successful to get Pakistan and how it is still standing with a straight back are things not less than miracles. Many decades have passed but Pakistan managed to stand its ground no matter who ruled it or who bought it! We Pakistanis have a lot to be thankful for and not much to complaint about but sadly Pakistanis do just the opposite.

What really makes a Pakistani? Generations before us and generations after us will probably never know for we have taken Pakistan, the gifted land for granted.

In my opinion on this 14th august we should not pass with some music and good fun but ponder on the question; who a true Pakistani is and try our level best to achieve that goal.
We belong to Pakistan and InshAllah we will prove to be Pakistanis, as well!

Pakistan is the land of many gifts and we as Pakistani should do justice to it.

Comments (0) Posted by saher on Thursday, August 13th, 2009
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Life is a blessing, only if health stays associated with it. Exercise is pivotal for health. But then there are other factors important for health as well. Lean, mean, fat-burning machine; happy, content, blissful; cheerful, optimistic, relaxed; then be just that! Acquire health.

For a lifestyle based on health, here are some easy first steps for a beginner:

  • Avoid fried foods, burgers and other fatty meats. They spell everything but health.
  • Dairy products should be eaten in low fat versions; fat adversely affects health.
  • Nuts and sandwich meats, mayonnaise, margarine, butter and sauces should be eaten in limited amounts for good health.
  • Smoking is harmful to your health; reducing use of smoking and other products that kill is a very good idea. Give up just one cigarette, the next one.
  • Easier said than done is reducing stress. Stress busters come in many forms to ruin our health.
  • Recommended by experts is to think positive thoughts. Count to ten, relax and think about your health before losing your temper or getting aggravated.
  • Avoid difficult people for better health when possible since they will certainly show you red spots sooner or later.
  • Spend 30 minutes a day doing something you like, acquire health and relax. Walk in a park; read a good book; visit a friend; play with your dog; watch a funny movie.
  • Get a massage. Soak in a hot tub. A facial or a haircut to indulge yourself. Listen to soothing music and relax.
    Meditate. Shut out the world and relax.
  • At least try avoiding smoke-filled rooms, high traffic areas, breathing in highway fumes doesn’t let you relax.

There’s a definitive connection between living well and living healthy and having a cheerful outlook on life. You can’t be unhappy when you’re smiling, relaxed and thinking happy thoughts.

Comments (0) Posted by saher on Friday, July 17th, 2009
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