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Where the land changes its nationality

Killa Jevan Singh, the last village on the Pakistan side of the border

By Haroon Khalid

Having treaded the long stretch of the canal, now acting as the artillery of the city, the BRB, the mother canal comes. Crossing the bridge over it, after a few kilometers, one would come across the village of Manhiala. The next and the last village on the Pakistan side of the border is known as Killa Jevan Singh. As can be inferred from its name, this settlement derives its name from a small fort, perching on the top of a mound, within the village, which also happens to be the highest point around. Easily the top of the edifice stands 15-17 meters above the ground.
I happened to reach the village accidentally, while I was researching for Kos Minars in the surrounding areas. I was of the impression that there were two such minarets in the neighbouring regions but what I did not know was that one of them was in India. Manhiala is the destination of the other one. The distance between these two structures is 1 Continue reading

Food Street for food lovers

Associated Press of Pakistan

LAHORE: Food Street Lahore, the best place for food lovers, welcomes locales as well as tourists from far and wide. People can enjoy authentic Lahore cuisine at cheap prices.

Food Street Lahore is one of the most important attractions of the city. The wide variety of food items available in the Lahore streets remains unparalleled, a private TV channel reported.

Gawalmandi, the Food Street in Lahore, offers the best of kebabs, biriyanis and other popular Lahore food. Continue reading