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Arabian Horse

One of the most recognizable breeds of horse in the world, the Arabian horse originated on the Arabian peninsula more than 4,500 years ago. Over the course of time, the Arabian has spread throughout the world via trade and war, and its genetic code is found in almost every modern breed of riding horse. Developed… read more »

Palak (Spinach)

Spinach is one of the favorite Pakistani culinary plants, called Palak in Urdu (Spinacia oleracea) is an edible flowering plant in the family Amaranthaceae native to central and western Asia. It is an annual plant (rarely biennial), which grows up to 30 cm tall. Spinach may survive over winter in temperate regions. The leaves are alternate,… read more »


Sukkur , formerly Aror and Bakhar, is the 14th largest city of Pakistan and third largest city of Sindh province, situated on the west bank of river Indus in Pakistan in Sukkur district. However, the word Sakhar in Sindhi means “superior”, which the spelling of the city’s name in Sindhi suggests is the origin of the name. It was… read more »