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THE HORROR STORIES IN PAKISTAN

THE HORROR STORIES IN PAKISTAN

The night of spooks is here. Yes, we’re talking about Halloween! Kids usually dress up in their spookiest costumes to follow the old tradition of Trick or Treat, collecting candies from various houses. While it is a night of fun and frights, we decided to have a little fun of our own, by listing the top 5 most haunted places in Pakistan. P.S. read it with the lights on! Karsaz Road, Karachi Every Karachiite is familiar with the Karsaz Road, one of the busiest roads in Karachi. Now there is a famous tale revolving around this road. Particularly on its Dalmia Road, there a beautiful bride in a red dress which has been spotted by many people using that road. The story goes back to the 70s where a couple was driving home on their wedding night and got into a fatal accident. It is said that the woman’s ghost still roams around on that road, remembering the incident when she tried to help her dying husband. Shamshan Ghat, Hyderabad Every graveyard can give you the chills. However, the Shamshan Ghat in Hyderabad is on another level. It’s a 250-year-old graveyard, where it is said that Hindus used to perform their rituals of cremating the dead bodies. At present, people have witnessed paranormal activity of children playing there. It is believed that the souls never left that space. Sheikhpura Fort, Lahore The historic monument of Lahore is a tourist attraction, because of its heritage value. However, rumour has it that the Sheikhpura Fort in Lahore is haunted, with its haveli still holding the souls of the queens who have lived there. The Koh-i-Chiltan Peak, Balochistan A gorgeous peak, with the highest point is one of the major attractions of Balochistan. However, have you ever heard the story behind this tourist attraction? According to the tales, a couple lived there who could not have a child. In utter desperation, they decided to meet a pir for help. This ultimately led them to have 40 children, which also did not satisfy the couple as they could not provide for all them. With the couple abandoning 39 children, and the mother returning a few years later to find them alive, and eventually losing all her children, the place is haunted till date by those 40 children. Mohatta Palace, Karachi Who doesn’t know what the Mohatta Palace is? Built by the British, Fatima Jinnah resided there till her death. Till date, that place remains to be haunted, with objects moving here to there, and presence felt by several people. It is a museum which is open to the public in the morning, but make sure not to sneak in it at night, to remain far far away from a frightening experience. Like our blogs? You’ll love our properties. Visit our website at www.jagahonline.com to find the best properties listed across Pakistan.

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KARACHI ONCE AGAIN EDGES THE REST

KARACHI ONCE AGAIN EDGES THE REST

KARACHI WINS TITLE FOR THE BEST ROUNDABOUT Karachi, it is time to boast over something new. Forget the old nihari vs paye, biryani vs pulao rivalry. Karachi has officially claimed bragging rights over the city, adding a whole new spice to the rivalry. The Charminar roundabout in Bahadurabad, Karachi, is voted as one of the most beautiful roundabouts in the world. The Charminar roundabout has a mosque in the middle which is inspired by the original Charminar monument in Hyderabad, India. Need We Say More? Lahore, we feel your pain. But let’s give you a point to brag about as well. While Lahore’s roundabouts might not have qualified for THE best roundabout in the world, in terms of beauty, Lahore has a larger number of roundabouts to flaunt about. The Liberty roundabout, or Liberty Chowk, as we Pakistanis like to call it, is one of the most beautiful icons in Pakistan. Located right in the heart of Lahore, it is full of colors and lights, to give you a very pleasing feeling when crossing it. Well, it looks pretty lit Next, we have the Roundabouts at Ring Road in Lahore. It’s full of greenery, which just adds beauty to the road on its own, which is one of the most adored road for every Lahori. Why settle for one when you can have 4 ? Faisalabad, here is something for you to cheer about. You’re on the list! The Clock Tower Roundabout is a unique scenery in Faisalabad on its own, with a huge clock for you to witness while traveling on the road, which has got quite a Londonesque feel to it, because the clock tower looks very similar to the Big Ben Clock in London. Gora feels bhi tou zaroori hain Lastly, Lahore once again makes it to the list. One of the busiest roads in Lahore is Gulberg. So while you’re stuck in traffic, why not adore the beauty of the main market roundabout there? It’s a very simple roundabout, but massive in terms of size, with a place to sit, and relax from the hustle and bustle of shopping and the constant traffic around it. Ye Shehr hai ya roundabout ka adda ? So there you have it. Lahore has many roundabouts, but the Charminar roundabout trumps the rest easily. However, let’s not forget, that all these roundabouts add beauty to Pakistan, and from a national perspective, something to be proud of. Looking for a property near these roundabouts? Check out www.jagahonline.com for the best listings, to find your own home near these beautiful landscapes.

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Tips For Making Your Home Safe During Earthquakes

Tips For Making Your Home Safe During Earthquakes

Stay Safe Through The Tremors Yesterday’s 5.6-magnitude earthquake in the northern side of Pakistan must have gotten you thinking, how can you stay safe during an earthquake and how can you keep your home safe? Although we cannot plan ahead for any natural disaster, here are some excellent tips to keep your house protected in these trying times. Planning Ahead The first and foremost thing to do is to check if you live in an earthquake prone area. You can get this information from the internet. Find out what your community has in place for disaster management. Make sure that everyone in your household, even children, know where all the gas valves and electrical mains are. This will help if they have to be shut down during an emergency. Keep an emergency kit accessible. Inside the House Install a gas shut-off mechanism. Check all nuts and bolts regularly for any loosening. Keep your appliances secure by placing them on proper mounts and bases. Safety film installation on windows and glass doors can keep them safe. If a quake is expected, strap large appliances and furniture to the walls using safety cables and straps. Structure of the House Reinforcing concrete walls, brick walls, and stone work can safeguard your construction. Install Steel Plates and Anchor Bolts between the structure and the foundation of the house.

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Apni Gari Ya Apni Jagah

Apni Gari Ya Apni Jagah

Make the smart choice A Toyota or a Property? Following the trend from previous months, Indus Motor Company (IMC)’s production has come to another halt this month. The automotive manufacturing giant has decided to stop production for the rest of September due to a fall in demand. At the same time, the falling prices in real estate market present an opportunity for investors and buyers. With automotive prices slipping out of reach, real estate and cars are going toe to toe. Why invest in a car and tolerate devaluation when you can invest in real estate and earn profits? 3,000,000 - 3,500,000 on top, Corolla Grande, Al Ghafoor Grande Tower The Toyota Altis Grande is selling for PKR 3,499,000. For the same price or even less you can book a 3-bedroom apartment in Al Ghafoor Grande Tower, Gulshan-e-Maymar. The property offers a pollution-free environment away from the chaos of urban life. 6,000,000 – 6,500,000 on top, Revo, Bahria Town Apartments For the price of Toyota Revo at PKR 6,249,000, you can purchase a 2-bedroom apartment in Bahria Apartments. A safe and secure master-planned community offering state-of-the-art facilities by the Bahria Town group. 8,500,000-9,000,000 on top, Fortuner, Palm Dreams Bookings for 1,000 yards plots in Palm Dreams, Karachi Golf City are starting from PKR 90 lacs, just a little above the price of Toyota Fortuner 4x4 at PKR 8,649,000.

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Property Ka Badshah Kon KARACHI Ya LAHORE

Property Ka Badshah Kon KARACHI Ya LAHORE

Clash Of Rivals: Bahria Town Karachi vs Bahria Town Lahore Bahria Town Karachi and Bahria Town Lahore Karachities and Lahoris have always been on odds, both trying to bag in points for their city by comparing both metropolis. Be it food, clothing, dialect or infrastructure nothing goes un-compared, quite a common trait of brown people. Nowadays, Bahria town is the buzz around the country, with its 3 massive housing societies across the country, it is yet another thing for Karachiites and Lahoris to compare. Bahria Town stepped into Lahore and Karachi markets soon after achieving success in their inaugural project in Islamabad and became a symbol of quality living in the country. Following the footsteps of real estate development Bahria Town launched in Lahore in the 2000s and in the late 2000s it was launched in Karachi too. With nearly full occupancy Bahria Town Lahore hosts eye-catching infrastructure and attractions such as The Grand Jamia Mosque which is the 7th largest in the world with a capacity of 70,000 worshippers, the replicas of Eiffel Tower, Pharaohs and the beautiful green art adds to its beauty. Bahria Town Lahore Effile Tower and Bahria Town Karachi Effile Tower On the other hand Bahria Town Karachi one of the latest real estate developments in the city, comparatively it is still in its teething stages has already sky rocketed the standards of luxury and safety. Nearly same the size of its sister society in Lahore, the Bahria Town Karachi hosts the world’s third largest mosque named Jamia Masjid Riaz with a capacity of 800,000 worshippers, Pakistan’s first international day night safari named Danzoo, dancing fountain, a replica of Eiffel Tower and a theme park. Inspired by the Sheikh Zayed road of Dubai the Bahria Town Karachi offers Jinnah Avenue a 6 lane road for each side. Bahria Town Jamia Masjid Karachi and Bahria Town Jamia Masjid Lahore The Bahria Town Karachi also hosts Pakistan’s largest international standard Rafi cricket stadium, whereas, its Lahore counterpart lacks world class stadiums of such scale and being a little far from city center the Bahria Town Karachi also offers free bus rides to its residents to and fro city center. Bahria Town Housing Scheme Lahore Bahria Town Housing Scheme Karachi Bahria Town Karachi, since its launch has turned into an extremely popular housing scheme all over Pakistan, with investments pouring in not only from other parts of Pakistan but also from the overseas Pakistanis, such an interest and investment has made it one of the most luxurious residential projects in the country leaving other leading brands way behind. Minar e Pakistan, Lahore Mazar e Quaid, Karachi Although the most of Bahria Town Karachi is still under construction and not fully inhabited it has turned the rocky mountains of Malir district in gold. Hence, keeping in view the above points, despite both Bahria Towns being top-notch residential societies, it is with no question that the Bahria Town Karachi with its all facilities is the uncrowned king. Danzoo Bahria Town Bahria Town is Pakistan’s largest real-estate property project. Owned by property tycoon Malik Riaz it offers world class facilities to its residents in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.

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Pakistan becomes the fourth fastest growing freelancer market

Pakistan becomes the fourth fastest growing freelancer market

In the world of competition, race and technology innovations, the successful countries mold their concentration over on the youth of the country because as the great leader said “Youth is the future of any country”. In Today’s world where Pakistan is fighting with its toughest time, maintaining the economy of the country becomes the highlighted issue for the Government of Pakistan. Every year Pakistan producing about a half million graduates in which 10,000 is IT graduates since 2010 which is the huge number but the question arises that millions of students graduating but is there any opportunity and jobs available in same figure? The answer is No. in fact it is impossible for any country producing same number of jobs as the graduated student. Freelancing, Solution of IT Unemployment: The solution of the problem discussed is simple. Introduce any platform where students work with the teams and enhance their skills by working with not only the local clients but also with the international clients which also increase their knowledge, economical rate of Pakistan and help them to get earning. So the platform which is growing very fast in all over the world is freelancing where students show their skills and get their desire work. In the freelancing world Pakistan become the 4th fastest growing company in market across the world. Government of Pakistan introduce multiple online training courses for students and also starts the vocational training centers where students get the knowledge of freelancing work in half of the fees or sometimes it’s free. So the People of Pakistan compete the freelancers all over the world. According to the research 70% population of Pakistan have high potential working in the freelancing company under the age of 30. According to the general manager of payoneer, “The younger generation of Pakistan seeking the opportunity”. So in the last it is mandatory for the government of Pakistan to take initiatives and support the HEC and its autonomy. If this trend continue or even sustain for the next 10 years Pakistan will become strongest global player with the flourishing and advance knowledge having the large number of literate population.

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How technology will change our homes in future

How technology will change our homes in future

FUTURE HOMES You are sleeping on your bed, your alarm is buzzing continuously, don’t worry you didn’t set the wrong alarm but your smart clock scanned your schedule and organize your meeting according to your busy routine. You wake up and going to take bath your shower automatically maintain the temperature and start after realizing your presence. The electrical car is waiting you which have capability to charge by the solar system, the later on after coming back to your home there are sensors doors, light setups and also automated health sensors placed in your washroom recommend you the medicines for you are if you are not well or may be it detect kind of illness. Strange ? Being 90’s maintain communication all over the world, having possible solutions in your hand, secure life, minimize the burden with the help of automatic robots was just a dream . But in 21st it’s not the dream. Technology involve in every inch of our life and moderating the future homes with the unbelievable and amazing technical inventions to make our life easier and comfortable. The time consuming activities converted into instant work or reduce the human efforts as well. But it’s not stopping here IOT and automation involves the intelligence to make the life automatic. INVENTIONS FOR HOME AUTOMATION The most exciting thing in technology is, it always developing with the time. Now with the passage of time technology replace the people like home automation as we sees in cartoons but it is happening in homes now. Now you can control, take suggestions, organize your activities virtually by the smart phones, remotes and other technical devices. With the time increasing these devices are being common in the market, so it is not possible to decide that where the technology stop. There are some home inventions available which are highly impacted on our residents in future like 3D televisions, robots helpers, giant touch screen tables, smart glasses and hydro flooring. These gadgets make our believe strong that someday our home will look like the Jetson homes which will be real not graphical. So these inventions point the self-sufficiency of future homes everywhere.

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Benefits of Going Solar in your Residential or Commercial Space

Benefits of Going Solar in your Residential or Commercial Space

When people think about getting solar energy, they usually think of big, dark panels that cover their roofs. Not picturesque, but rewarding (considering the functional aspects of the matter). Now everyone knows that the sun is the most idyllic source of energy. Why? Because it is an indefinitely renewable natural resource whose rays produce neither carbon dioxide nor other dangerous (i.e. greenhouse) gas emissions during conversion. You also do not need a fuel or water / wind power to generate electricity. However, there are many other lesser-known benefits of using solar panels in your home area - read below to find out what that is! MINIMUM ENERGY PRODUCTION COSTS: The cost of maintenance and power generation of solar backup solutions is virtually non-existent, as you only have to pay the installation cost of your preferred device. The prices of these products - and in particular the cost of solar panels - vary. Depending on the size and type of your accommodation. Despite the significant initial investment (capital investment), your solar energy resources will pay off well in the long term, as there are no additional costs for regular use. LESS ENERGY / DISTANCE LOSS: In a conventional (wired) energy system, losses in transportation and distribution of energy increase in proportion to the distance between the production network and the supply points. Although this waste of energy is not very big, your devices and utilities cannot function optimally anymore. This problem is more pronounced in densely populated areas. With solar energy outlets, however, the photovoltaic modules are mounted on your rooftops - which significantly reduces the distance between the power generator and your devices. FLEXIBLE INSTALLATIONS: One of the major (experimental) benefits associated with using solar energy systems is their ease of installation. First, you do not need a spacious roof to install the panels. Any horizontal or vertical space is enough. In addition, you can easily expand your installations if your energy needs change. Going Solar is the ideal solution for rural or geographically remote areas, where the cost of power distribution over traditional power distribution schemes is far too high. Today, traffic and traffic safety departments are also known for using solar panels (such as the Solis Energy-made "Light Pole Power Tap") to power streetlight poles and street lights to save on energy costs without compromising traffic safety. SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT: Solar energy production does not lead to the emission of toxic gases - as we said at the beginning of this article. It also causes no noise pollution. This is a big plus point for cities like, Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and different large cities of Pakistan, areas where high tones are already a big problem. Furthermore, there is no waste that needs to be disposed of later, and the equipment does not require much maintenance. In fact, quality manufacturers of solar products such as Solis Energy are developing their products to withstand extremely harsh weather conditions - which mean they are very reliable. LESS ACCIDENT HAZARD: We have all heard of the terrible accidents caused by faulty power grids or broken electricity pylons. Solar energy grids, however, are not as susceptible to overloads, fires or other harmful disasters because of their safer operating mechanism. In Pakistan, the move towards solar energy is certainly the next big step on the road to "full electrification" - a promise that has long been announced by many at the forefront of government, but barely honored. Individual homeowners have stuck to this turn-of-the-century trend, and in some of the nobler areas of the country, there is hardly a house that does not have one or two elongated solar panels.

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