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PTV-ABU-KBS’s Care-7 Project

64 per cent of female TV Journalists around the world, even today, experience harassment, intimidation, threats, abuse, gender discrimination not only from the society but also within their own respective organizations. “To promote gender equality and empower women”, is one of the goal of Millennium development goals set by United Nations in 2015. In 2016, […]

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Rohtas Fort

#History has termed #Ghakhars as fearless warriors who ruled #Potohar region for centuries, till Sher Shah Suri snatched the kingdom from Emperor Humayoun in 1540. Sher Shah Suri knew that Ghakhars were allies of #Mughal Empire and would revolt against his reign, so he ordered a garrison fort to be built at a distance of […]

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Mohra Morado

Serenity of self is said to be linked with the Stillness; stillness of mind, body, emotions and soul, which leads one to understand the meaning of Universe with more clarity. It is said that there are five phases of stillness: Silent Meditation: Closing down the portion of mind dedicated to speech Concentration Meditation: The challenge […]

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Sajda Gah of Lal Shabaz Qalander

Jummah Mubarak..Hadees se marvi hai k jis bhi jaga jao warna Allah k hazoor sajda baja lao takeh woh zameen Qayamat k din us sajde ki gawahi de sake….lekin kuch sajday us zameen ko munfarid muqam ata kar dete hain , jin mein se aik Hazarat Lal Shahbaz Qalander ki Sajda Gah hai… Historical reference […]

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Pakistan & Sri Lanka- 69 years of diplomatic relations

Though diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka has been 69 years long, but the brotherly relations between the people of these two regions dates back to 324 BC when Chanderagupta Maurya, great grandfather of Mahinda Bhikkhu, who spread Buddhism in Sri Lanka (70% of Sri Lankan population is Buddisht) was crowned in Taxila (Now […]

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Uber in China

So #UBER & #CAReem is banned in Punjab & Sindh, but do you know Uber is illegal in many other countries too, in my last visit to Beijing, China, me and my international colleagues produced a short documentary on UBER in China, and how Govt. had dealt with this crisis. Although it cant be denied […]

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Kattas Raj Temple

Originally called Katkasha (strings of tears), Kattas Raj holds a very significant place in the history of sub-continent. Vedic Scriptures reveals an event related to Shiv, whose inconsolable grief at the death of his wife Sati led to a rain of tears which formed a pool of water here. Kattas Raj dates back to 1500 […]

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Promise of Friendship

17 producers from all across Asia, made a combine video on a Poem by Mogran Gregg. This batch was from RNTC – Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) – SAPPRFT, China 2015. A poem dedicated to the promise of friendship.

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GZDOC 2016

#GzDoc2016 gave me a great opportunity to meet some of the maestros of documentary film making, learnt quite a lot from them, pitched and discussed some ideas, met broadcasters for seeking opportunities for international collaborations for Pakistan Television… So overall tried to made as much impact as I could as documentary filmmaker and representing Pakistan […]