April 1 and April 4 2024 are declared as public holidays in Sindh

For this week Sindh province have announced two holidays. First of them is April 1, 2024. For Muslims it will be off due to a an occasion called Youm-e-Ali. All the schools, colleges and educational institutions will remain closed for this reason. For Christian community, April 1 will also be off due to the Easter, a religious festival or event of Christians. Easter marks the resurrection of Jesus three days after his death by crucifixion according to christian beliefs. Sindh province will also have a public holiday on April 4, 2024. This holiday is given to commemorate the death anniversary of a former Pakistani Prime Minister and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. All the public and private […]

School and College Holidays in Pakistan for Year 2024

In Pakistan the students of schools, colleges and higher educational institutions enjoy a long list of holidays in a year. Along with national and public holidays, the holiday calender of students in Pakistan inlcude more sets of holidays. These extra holidays normally include but are not limited to 2.5 to 3 months of summer holidays. Similarly, students here in Pakistan also enjoy 2 or more weeks of winter holidays. Also similarly the educational institutions in hilly areas also announce similarly such long holidays for their students and teachers. However, timings or schedule of these does not match with the ones offered to the students, who live in the normal lower grounds. So a full list of holidays which will be […]

Public Holidays in Pakistan for Year 2024

There are a set number of holidays which are enjoyed and celebrated by the people of Pakistan every year. Every year, the list is mostly the same, however, sometimes some weather or other situational anomilies may result in few more holidays than usual. Anyways the main list of public holidays which Pakistanis are going to enjoy in year 2024 are as follows. No. Holiday Date Day of Week 1 Kashmir Solidarity Day Feb 5, 2024 Monday 2 Pakistan Day Mar 23, 2024 Saturday 3 Eid-ul-Fitr Holidays April 10, 11 & 12th 2024 Wednesday to Friday 4 Labour Day May 1, 2024 Wednesday 5 Eid-ul-Azha Holidays Jun 17, 18 & 19th 2024 Monday to Wednesday 6 Ashura Days 16th & 17th […]

Imran Khan and Bushra Bibi Sentenced to 14 years in Jail

The former prime minister and the Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi are sentenced to 14 years in jail in the toshakhana case. The decision comes just few days before next general elections, which are to be held on February 18, 2024. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is facing severe victimization on many levels. Almost all of its senior leadership have been sent to jail, anyone who have came forward and announced through a press conference that they are leaving PTI, is spared. Otherwise, even those getting who are getting aquital from jail via some court order, were arrested again and again outside jails by misusing the laws which allow the police to hold the individuals in […]

Social Media including Youtube and X face outage in Pakistan once again

On Sunday, Dec 17, 2023 in the late hours, suddenly the users all across Pakistan have started facing the issues accessing the social media sites. I too was facing same issues while trying to access youtube and twitter. So naturally, I opened the downdetector.pk to check if something is going on with these services here in Pakistan. And Yes, there were many more other users who were complaining about these services not being accessible in Pakistan. On further research it came forward that there is some virtual gathering or ‘jalsa’ in other words is organized by PTI. So these services are being restricted to stop all those from reaching the people of Pakistan. Specially a dawn.com’s article about interruption of […]