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National Hockey Stadium Lahore

National Hockey Stadium (aka Gadaffi Hockey Stadium) is a purpose-built field hockey stadium in Lahore, Pakistan. It is the biggest field hockey stadium in the world. The stadium has a capacity of 45,000 spectators. It hosted the 1990 Hockey Wo...

  • 2014-12-14 - By lahore

Kinnaird College

Kinnaird College For Women - Lahore: Kinnaird College, the premier women's college in Pakistan, was founded in 1913 by the Zenana and Bible Medical Mission, now called Interserve. The first Intermediate class (FA) started with Miss Joan McDonal...

  • 2014-12-18 - By lahore

Nedous Hotel And Lawrence Of Arabia In Lahore

Nedous Hotel Lahore Est. 1880 (now stands Avari Hotel)

The Nedous hotel was founded by Michael Adam Nedou, who came from the medieval port city of Ragusa ( Dubrovnik). Michael Adam Nedou an architect by profession was i...

  • 2014-12-26 - By siddique

Lok Virsa - Pehlwani - A Dying Tradition

The art of Pahelwani is comprised of stance ("paintra"), and moves and countermoves ("daw-pech").

Paintra is the art of standing in the akhara. It is the point of entry into the act of wrestling and the prelude to every competitive wres...

  • 2014-12-27 - By lahore

Lahore Memories - Fc College Picnic Parties 1928-29

These are FC College student and staff picnic photos. The 1928 photo was taken at Jehangir's mausoleum, Shahdara. The 1929 photo was taken at Shahlimar Gardens Lahore. My father Mahmud Ali Shah was a student at FC College 1928-29. He went on to...

  • 2015-01-01 - By lahore

Gateway Of Gulabi Bagh

This beautiful tile-decorated gate located on Grand Trunk Road was entrance to Gulabi Bagh (Rose Garden) from southern side, built in 1655 by a Persian noble, Mirza Sultan Beg who was Admiral of the Fleet under the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.

  • 2015-01-08 - By siddique

  • Last Princess Of Lahore Bamba Sutherland

    Last Princess of Lahore - Princess Bamba Sutherland (1869 - 1957)

    The last of the survivors of the Maharaja’s family, Princess Bamba Sutherland, who lived like an unknown in Lahore, the capital of the kingdom of ...

    • 2015-01-14 - By siddique

    Model Town Society

    A Society originally laid down as the concept of a "Garden Town" having "Agricultural Farm", "Vegetable Garden" and "Fruits Garden", a dream of  Dewan Khem Chand.

    In 1921 when about 200 persons assembled in Lahore's Town Hall ...

    • 2015-01-27 - By siddique

    Pak Tea House - Once A Galaxy Of Urdu Literature

    Historical Pak Tea House - Lahore

    Pak Tea House had remained a favourite sitting place of some of the most celebrated intellectuals of the Subcontinent for many decades since 1932 (then India Tea House).

    Among t...

    • 2015-01-30 - By siddique

    Mayo Hospital

    Mayo Hospital is one of the oldest and biggest hospital, located in the heart of Lahore City and is surrounded by busy commercial and thickly populated residential areas with famous Anarkali Bazaar, Nila Gumbad, Gawalmandi and the Walled City o...

    • 2015-02-06 - By siddique

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