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Declaration of Independence
The Fourth Of July
The Bill of Rights
Online Poll: What will you do to get to Weddings on Time?
13 Tips on How to Start Your
Wedding on Time
14 Tips on Dealing with Wedding
A Short Wedding
Pak-Americans we approach the July 4th Independence
Day with hope for a better world where freedom and justice is for all.
Fredrick Henry's words "give
me freedom or give me death" are built into the patriotic fibre of our
adopted country, the USA.
Pak-Americans feel a double
responsibility. One is to bring liberty and justice to the Pakistani masses.
Another is to make America a kinder and gentler nation which does not sacrifice
justice at the altar of security.
Are you getting married
this Summer? Are you helping a friend with her wedding arrangements? Or do you
know a relative planning a Walima? Please utilize our new Shadi
to help you organize weddings more efficiently!
"When in the Course of human Events, it becomes necessary for one People
to dissolve the Political Bands which have connected them with another, and
to assume among the Powers of the Earth, the separate and equal Station to which
the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent Respect to the
Opinions of Mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel
them to the Separation." [read
Celebrating The Fourth Of July
There once was a time in America when the year was marked by two eagerly awaited
high festivals -- Christmas and Independence Day. On the Fourth of July, from
country to city it was a day of fluttering flags, passionate emotions, and bombastic
pleasures commemorating a freedom so recently won. [read
Bill of Rights
During the debates on the adoption of the Constitution, its opponents repeatedly
charged that the Constitution as drafted would open the way to tyranny by the
central government. Fresh in their minds was the memory of the British violation
of civil rights before and during the Revolution. They demanded a "bill
of rights" that would spell out the immunities of individual citizens.
37% of our Readers
show that they will visit relatives in Pakistan this summer and while 22% of
those serveyed say that they will volunteer for a non-profit Pakistani
Survey Question: What will You do for Pakistan this Summer?
will Visit my Relatives in Pakistan
will read or write about Pakistan and its people
will Volunteer for a Pakistani organization
will Donate to a Development Project in Pakistan
ONE thing you will do to get to weddings on time this Summer?
13 Tips on How to Start Your Wedding on Time
Ever heard of a Pakistani wedding that was scheduled for 8 p.m. but
started at 10 p.m.? Unfortunately, most of us have witnessed such disasters.
In traditionally Muslim societies like in the Middle East and in the Indian
subcontinent, weddings are long, drawn out and relaxed affairs. But in time-pressured
North America, most Muslims don't have this luxury. [read
14 Tips on Dealing with Wedding Stress
Getting married? Stressed out? While weddings are supposed to be joyous
events that bring families together, they are also a major source of stress!
Here are some
tips that can help you deal with pre-wedding stress. [read
A Short Wedding Checklist
this checklist to make sure that you've got at least the very basics of planning
a wedding covered before you take the leap to marriage! Consi der the hall setup,
invitations, legal and immigration requirements, food and more. [read
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