Author Archive: KHAWAJA UMER FAROOQ

The Margalla Festival Tent Pegging Championship

A riders on horseback competes in the Margalla Festival Tent Pegging Championship. The sport dates to the cavalries of ancient armies and involves horsemen using a sword or lance to catch small targets placed in the field.

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Why Islamabad is One of the Most Beautiful Capitals?

Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan located within the Islamabad Capital Territory. It has a population of 2 million and together with its neighbouring twin city of Rawalpindi, the greater Islamabad-Rawalpindi metropolitan area is the third largest in Pakistan with a population of over 4.5 million inhabitants. Islamabad is located in the Pothohar Plateau …

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ڈی چوک اسلام آباد ”دھرنا”

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Scenes from Rawalpindi as rain lashes Pakistan’s garrison city

 Scenes from Rawalpindi as rain lashes Pakistan’s garrison city.

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Islamabad Crowned PSL Champions

Islamabad United were crowned the inaugural champions of the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) after they beat Quetta Gladiators in the final by six wickets at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Misbah opted to bowl first after winning the toss and the Gladiators, riding on the back of half-tons by Ahmed Shehzad (64) and Kumar …

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Margalla Hills turn snowy after a decade

Cold waves griped Azad Jammu and Kashmir and the northern areas of the country on Thursday as new spell of rain and snowfall started in different areas, forcing the people to remain indoors. Heavy rain started in early hours of the day and continued till afternoon in the valleys and plains, while snowfall occurred on …

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مارگلہ کی پہاڑیوں کے دشمن

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A cold and chilly evening in Rawalpindi

Pakistani street performers sit around a fire waiting for customers on a chilly evening in Rawalpindi.

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Snowfall on Margalla Hills

Margalla Hills in the Federal Capital received light snowfall after 10 years turning the weather chilly. The picnic point of Pir Suhawa and surrounding hills wore a white snow cover for a few hours which with the shining of sun later melted. The light snowfall along with intermittent rain spell which started on Wednesday evening …

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Field filled with flowers on the outskirts of Islamabad

Children make their way through a field filled with flowers on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.

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