Category Archives: Achievement

Nighat Dad Wins 2016 Human Rights Tulip Award

Pakistani digital rights activist, Nighat Dad, has been awarded the 2016 Human Rights Tulip Award. The Foreign Minister for Netherlands, Bert Koenders, will present her…

Pakistani film maker wins highest International film award in Toronto

Tanya Panjwani, a Pakistani American currently living in Toronto, has won a prestigious ‘Making a Difference Award’ for her masterpiece documentary. The theme of her short film ‘Marvi: The Mystic Muse’ is the life of Sanam Marvi, a Pakistani Sufi singer. Panjwani achieved the feat at the Global Community Film Festival which was held in Toronto, Canada and lasted for six days.

Pakistani duo wins international award for radio drama in US

A duo of students associated with Punjab University’s Institute of Communication Studies (ICS) has won an international award for a radio drama depicting Pakistan’s struggle with terrorism and how the country copes with its related tragedy.

Pakistani students set world record on Global Handwashing Day

Pakistani students have set a new Guinness World Record as 1,636 students from various schools in Karachi participated in a hand-washing activity, held in connection with Global Handwashing Day, observed worldwide on October 15.