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Buddha Archaeological Sites In Swat Valley


Buddha History: The arrival of Buddhism in Pakistani soil, introduced Buddha to the people of the area. It was a unique phenomenon in itself and it happened some 2,300 years ago. It brought revolutionary changes in the region which consisted of modern day territory of Pakistan and India. Mauryan King “Asoka” (literally the greatest of all the Emperors) was the …

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Eco-Tourism: Menace and Hazards in Pakistan

Eco-Tourism: Since tourism has become an emerging industry in the world therefore it turns out to be a big source of income. It seems like Eco-tourism grows parallel to the monetary benefits. Eco-Tourism is booming and flourishing business nowadays even in Pakistan. This is a good omen for accelerating economic growth. However the uncontrollable population growth causes many problems. Resultantly …

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Ratti Gali: A Charismatic Lake In Neelum Valley

Ratti Gali Lake, Neelum Valley

Ratti Gali Lake: Ratti Gali lake is an alpine glacial lake in Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir. It is one of the most beautiful lakes of Azad Kashmir. The altitude of the lake is about 12,130 feet (3,700 metres) above sea level and the water source is the nearby glaciers, which nestle between the lofty mountain peaks of the valley. Ratti …

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Dagri Bangla – Thandiani – An Interesting Story

Dagri Bangla

Dagri Bangla Dream: The lovely dawn is spreading its wings slowly and gradually over the nearby hills of Thandiani. I am sitting in a rocking-chair, waiting for a cup of sugar-free black coffee while looking out of the window pane. I can so feel the cool breeze and mesmerising beauty of the rising Sun in the East. One wonders, if …

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Katpana – The Cold Desert – Skardu

Katpna Desert

Skardu: Katpana falls in Skardu which is a town and also the capital of Skardu District, in Gilgit-Baltistan. It is a 10 kilometres (6 miles) wide and 40 kilometres (25 miles) long valley, at the confluence of the Indus and the Shigar river. Skardu is at an altitude of about 2,226 metres (7,303 feet). The town is surrounded by greyish-brown …

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