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Basant Festival In Lahore

The biggest, or perhaps the best known, festival of Lahore, is that of Basant (or Jashn-e-Baharaan) held in February each year. Basant is a Punjabi festival celebrating the onset of the spring season and is also called the Basant Festival of ki...

  • 2015-02-01 - By siddique

Mayo School Of Industrial Art Later National College Of Arts

The Mayo School of Industrial Art was set up in 1875 to perpetuate the memory of Lord Mayo, the British Viceroy of India, who was assassinated in 1872, was among the pioneer colonial art schools established in British India, besides the art sch...

  • 2015-02-03 - By siddique

Zamindar Football Club Garhi Shahu Lahore 1960s

Zamindar Football Club (circa 1960s) - Established some time in the early 1900s, Zamindar Football Club from Garhi Shahu produced some of the best local football players. The club even went to play in India and Sri Lanka on a number of occasion...

  • 2015-02-09 - By lahore

Lahore Aerial View By Jawad Zakariya

List of places and their details

  • Badshahi Mosque from a 1000 ft or so above the Minar-e-Pakistan ! The surrounding areas including Cocoo's and the old city can also be seen.
  • The Model Town market where Bhaia Kababs...
    • 2015-02-13 - By lahore

Aitchison College

Aitchison College (formerly Chief's College) - Lahore

The history of Aitchison College goes back to the Ward's School at Ambala which was envisioned in 1864 by Captain Tighe, then D.C. of Ambala. Established in 1868, it was originally i...

  • 2015-02-28 - By siddique

The Dyal Singh Trust Library

The Dyal Singh Trust Library, located at Nisbat Road, near Lakshmi Chowk, was established in 1908 in pursuance of the Will of the Sardar Dyal Singh Majithia. The library was initially established in the residence of Sardar Dyal Singh Majithia, ...

  • 2015-03-10 - By siddique

Punjab Exhibition Hall (Tollinton Market)

Famous Tollinton Market at the Mall, was built in 1864 as the First Punjab Exhibition Hall and later used as market place as Tollinton Market. 

The Exhibition of Arts and Industry was opened by Lieut. Governor Robert Montgomer...

  • 2015-03-16 - By siddique

March 23rd, 1940 - Lahore Resolution

The Lahore Resolution (later known as the Pakistan Resolution)  moved by Bengal Chief Minister Fazlul Haq on March 23, 1940, the 27th annual session of Muslim League under the chairmanship of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, was held at L...

  • 2015-03-22 - By siddique

Lahore Memories: Moti Shah - Unforgettable Street Singer Of Lahore

Lahore Memories - LM018: Moti Shah - Unforgettable Street Singer  of Lahore and a memorable reunion with Mohammad Rafi

Photos and text by: Sabrina Shah (grand daughter)

You may find these photos of my grand...

  • 2015-03-29 - By siddique

Lahore - Early 1900s Post Cards

Raphael Tuck & Sons of London were the world's premiere early postcard publisher. Tucks published its first Christmas cards in 1871 and first postcards, like many other firms, in 1898. The firm was a regular supplier of Christmas cards to Q...

  • 2015-04-06 - By siddique

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