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Lahore - From The Eye Of An Expat

The dawns I witnessed here while living on this piece of land are pellucidly different and distinct from those I have witnessed in the earlier years of my life. Every day’s aurora cannot be unvaried only because it is the first light of j...

  • 2016-02-27 - By siddique

Formation Of The Pakistan Peoples Party (Ppp) At Lahore

PPP formation, 1967: It’s amazing how little is available by way of any visual documentation of what was perhaps one the most iconic events in the history of Pakistani politics – i.e. the formation of the Pakistan P...

  • 2016-04-04 - By siddique

Abdur Rashid Kardar - The Founder Of Lollywood

Abdur Rashid Kardar (b:1904–d:1989), aka A.R. Kardar, was an actor and film director/film producer. He is credited as establishing the film industry in the Bhati Gate locality of Lahore.

He was an arts scholar and a calligraphist ...

  • 2016-05-02 - By siddique

Maharaja Ranjit Singh

Maharajah Ranjit Singh (born November 13, 1780, Gujranwala —died June 27, 1839, Lahore), founder and maharaja (1801–39) of the Sikh kingdom of the Punjab., was the founder of the Sikh Empire, which came to power in the Indian subcontinent in the e...
  • 2016-06-27 - By siddique

Shalamar Garden

The Shalimar Gardens, sometimes written as Shalamar Gardens, is a Mughal garden complex located in Lahore, Pakistan. Construction began in 1641 AD (1051 AH) and was completed the following year. The project management was carried out under the ...

  • 2014-11-25 - By lahore

Tomb Of Nadira Begam

Tomb of Nadira Begam, is located in close proximity to the tomb of Hazrat Mian Mir. In order to view this 17th century structure, you should travel southeast on Allama Iqbal Road. Almost midway between the canal and railway line is a turning of...

  • 2014-12-05 - By lahore

Badshai Masjid

The Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, commissioned by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1671 and completed in 1673, is the second largest mosque in Pakistan and South Asia and the fifth largest mosque in the world. Epitomising the beauty, passion ...

  • 2014-12-01 - By lahore

Lahore Memories - Lahore Visit 1945-1948

I am sending you a photo album of my grand father's brother Muhammad Anwar Qureshi about their visit to Lahore in 1945 and 1948. He is mash Allah alive but not very active. Every photo has his own hand written note in Urdu.

My great gra...

  • 2014-12-05 - By lahore

Punjab University

Established in 1882 at Lahore, the University of the Punjab is the largest and the oldest seat of higher learning in Pakistan. It was the first to be established in the sub-continent in Muslim majority area. The fact that two Nobel laureates, D...

  • 2015-01-03 - By lahore

Tomb Of Nur Jahan

Nur Jahan (alternative spelling Noor Jahan, Nur Jehan, etc.) (31 May 1577 – 17 December 1645) born as Mehr-un-Nissa, was Empress of the Mughal Empire as the chief consort of Emperor Jahangir. A strong, charismatic and well-educated woman,...

  • 2014-12-15 - By lahore

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