Here’s a Roundup of this month’s amazing, awesome and inspirational news brought to you by Goodnews.pk!
Pakistan perform hockey sweep against China
Pakistan completed a clean sweep of China in their four-match series, the first international hockey event in the country since 2004.
2011: A golden year for Pakistani IT
Pakistan first ever ‘Titans of Cricket’
October 2011 (Archive): Pakistan won the first ever Titans of Cricket exhibition trophy held at the O2 Arena in London, England. The two hour spectacular saw 4 teams battle it out – ENGLAND, R.O.W, PAKISTAN, AUSTRALIA.
Pakistani surgeon lands in Guinness Book
‘Pakistan Chawk’ recognized in Germany
A famous German institute has published a thesis by a young Pakistani, Ahmed Aleem, on the topic of local culture and design. The dissertation titled ‘Pakistan Chawk’ explores artwork of designers in the old city area of Karachi.
From TB patients to storytellers
Pakistani breaks rowing world record
Mohammad Zubair broke the world record of individual longest continual rowing in Pakistan when he rowed 10 hours straight at a private fitness club on Saturday.
In Pakistan, soccer offers hope
Tony Lazaro’s Letter to the Editor
Goodnews.pk was recently sent a letter written by Tony Lazaro, a visiting consultant to Pakistan, who wrote this in response to a very negative Time Magazine cover story about Karachi.
it is great to read all the good news happening in Pakistan! and it feels good to know that there are Pakistanis who think on the positive side of the story. This is the motivation we need to get back on the right track. If all of us commit to make Pakistan a better place, not just by saying it, but by also proving through our actions and examples. We need to individually take up the challenge to correct what is wrong and do what is right, no matte what stands against us. We will have to say no to bribe and all the wrong things now, to see a brighter Pakistan. Here is a video which illustrates this beautifully: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhOfYzzS6D4 we all need to pledge to start building Pakistan. Lets take the first step now – pledge now!
Thanks for your great advice Waqar. Change starts at home.