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Pakistan Blog Awards 2011


Karachi: Bloggers from all over Pakistan attended the Pakistan Bloggers Awards 2011. The ceremony took place at a local hotel in Karachi, in which the Chairman of PTI Imran Khan made a dramatic appearance.

While speaking to the audience Imran Khan said that Karachi will witness the biggest change on 25th December 2011. He said that a tsunami of change is coming in Pakistan, due to which father is in one political party, whereas their family members are joining PTI.

On the blogs front, the best social activist award was given to My bit for change, a blog by Dr. Aisha Aijaz. The best blog by a journalist was awarded to Beena Sarwar’s Journeys to Democracy, whereas best political coverage award was given to Ali K. Chisti.

TV anchor Faisal Qureshi, social activist Abid Beli, President PASHA Jehan Ara, Google Pakistan Country Manager Badar Khushnood and several others from the social arena and media industry attended the event.

Acknowledging bloggers in Pakistan, Imran Khan said that a ‘silent revolution’ is building up in Pakistan and that the bloggers are a vital part of the revolution.

According to organisers there were about 25 blog nominations in every category from Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and abroad.

Un-official list of winners compiled from Tweets of various attendees for Second Pakistan’s Blog Award is following. Official list of winners is awaited.

Pakistan Blog Awards Winners

Best Journalism blog: Journeys to Democracy – Beena Sarwar

Best Current Affairs Blog: Zulfiqar Ali Shaikh’s NeWs

Merit Awards: Seedhi Baat

Best Political Coverage Blog – Winner: AKC (Ali K Chishti)

Best Social Activist Blog – Winner: My Bit for Change

Merit: To Whom it may Concern – Sara Khalili

Winner of D-Juice Agents of Change Blog – The Good News

Merit Award for D-Juice Agents of Change – Revolution Flame

Best Youth Blog – Winner: My World

Merit winner – Envisioning Future

Best Aggregator Blog –

Winner in Best Education Blog – LSE

Merit Award in best Educational Blog category – Bachpan k din

Best Medical Blog Winner – Medicalopedia

Best Science Blog Winner: Telecommunication and electronics project

Best Business Blog – Winner: Life Etc

Best Marketing Blog – Pak Media Blog

Best Sector Coverage Blog – Winner: Pak Soldiers

Best Celebrity Profiling Blog Winner – Pak Spice

Best Fashion Blog – Winner: Pink255

Merit: Sarah Hassan’s Blog

Best Infotainment Award – Listphobia(DJ Bubble)

Merit award – 3Woogle by Mehwish Sattar

Best Music Blog – Winner: Easy Learn to Play Guitar

Best Diarist – Winner: The After Life

Merit: A Myth in Creation

Best Literature Blog – Winner: Desi Writers Lounge

Best Culture Blog – Winner: Lahorenama

Best Travel Blog – Winner: I Explore Pakistan

Best Video Blog – Winner: 24/7 Online TV

Best Food Blog – Winner: The Crazy Chef by Tehniat Aftab

Best Sports Blog – Winner: Sport Fuss

Merit: Khailo Pakistan

Best Humor Blog – Winner: Sami Tahami

Merit: Dufferistan

Best Tech Blog International – Winner: Tech Devil

Merit:   Tips’o’Tricks and  Technology Cafe’

Best Technology Local – Winner: TelecomPk.Net

Best Regional Language Blog – Winner: Indus News

Best Urdu Blog – Winner: Danishnama

Merit Award – Pak.Net

Best use of Urdu Language in a blog – Winner: ITNama

Best Photo Blog – Winner: Galiyaan

Merit:  Basil’s Photography

Best Urdu Blog – Winner: Danishnama

Posthumous Award: Asher Chaudhry. He submitted his blog this year and passed away 10 days before the closing date

Courtesy for List : Fariha Akhtar

The event was sponsored by Google, YouTube and organized by PC World Pakistan.

Twitter Updates


What is Imran Khan doing at #PBA? He has never blogged! He only wrote regressive op-eds for The News titled chadar aur chardewari.



Dare any of you at #PBA to ask Imran about PTI trolls on social media and show him some of their comments. @SundusRasheed@shobz @nlikeb



@HamadDar There are better things to do and watch than watchingPBA in life 😛



Haye. Kitna acha hota agar mae jheet jaati kuch. #PBA



@Rai_Azlan Urdu bloggers say poochhnay main to sirf hans raha hoon. woh sir kay baal noch rahay hain 🙂 #PBA



Posthumous Award: Asher Chaudhry. He submitted his blog this year and passed away 10 days before the closing date.


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