AZME ALISHAN, a great step towards a better Pakistan!

By Bushra Khalid Syed

About Azme Alishan
“70 years ago the idea of Pakistan was born in Lahore. Today it appears that we have reached a crossroads in our journey. Azme Alishan is an invitation for all Pakistanis to celebrate our real identity, culture and values, and to challenge negative images of our country around the world.”(Source:

As all of you can observe, Pakistan is in a very critical situation these days. Everybody knows that and everyone can understand that. It is the time we should take active steps to save our identity. It is all about now or never!

There is an urgent need of an active practice. If you really want to do something for Pakistan then do not waste your time. I want to make you aware of a great movement, which involves such great activities and campaigns that can be very helpful for a brighter future of Pakistan. It is the one and only ‘AZME ALISHAN’, an open invitation to celebrate being a true Pakistani. Its main aim is to save our identity and to create a positive image of Pakistan around the world.

‘AZME ALISHAN’ is undergoing many activities and events that are encouraging every Pakistani to be confident about their land and their true cultural values.

I suggest you to be an active part of AZME ALISHAN!


Degree Show ’10

Textile Design Degree Show by the graduating batch of 2010 will commence on Saturday, 22nd of May, ‘10, and will run till Thursday, 27th of May, ‘10, daily, between 9:00am – 4:00pm at the Bin Qasim campus.

The Textile Institute of Pakistan is a leading institute imparting Textile education in all related fields of Textile Industry since 1994. Textile Institute of Pakistan offers degree programs in Textile Design, Science, Management, Apparel and now offering two new graduate programs, Fashion Design Management and BBA.

Between walls and public restrooms

The government of Pakistan has decided to break down all the walls in the nation because people all over the country are spewing excrement over them. This has become a major cause of concern for the government with related incidents increasing at an explosive rate as the population rises. It is believed that people routinely use walls to dump excrement, hence removing them should solve the problem.

A spokesperson stated “Not only does it smell and look bad, it also goes against our values when men and women are seen dumping on and around walls. Our behavior portrays a negative image of Pakistan, especially to foreign viewers”
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Holiday Tour in Sri Lanka

By Komal Iqbal (TDT)
Student Rep – Adcom

Ms. Rashida Valika, Registrar TIP, has designed this special Sri Lanka Tour package  in collaboration Gerry’s Int. Students wishing to avail the benefits of this offer can click here and here for more details!

Naat Competition’10

By Rizwan Fareed, TS3

Religious society of Textile institute of Pakistan dedicated to propagation of religious thoughts and promotion of Prophetic love, organized a grand naat competition first time in the history of institute, the venue for this event was auditorium. Mr. Qamar zaidi and Mr. Syed usman were the judges of this event. The proceeding of the Naat competition got under way with recitation from Sarim Mehmood himself who is the President of Textile institute religious society. All the top ten students who were selected paid homage to the Holy Prophet Hazrat Mohammad (peace be upon him) in the form of Naat, which cast a spell on the atmosphere of the auditorium and audience deeply felt its spiritual effect. After the naat competition both the judges came on stage and expressed their views on the competition they admired all the participants Mr. Syed Usman delivered himself a beautiful naat, after that results of competition were announced judging on the criteria which was quality of voice and delivery of words Sajjad Mehdi of TS-4 was declared first, Danya Jamil of TMM-1 secured 2nd position and Rijah Saarah of AMM-3 got 3rd position, after congratulating these participants, Judges praised the efforts of Rizwan Bhatti and Taayab waqar who managed this event successfully and made it possible.


On 5th may, 2010, an art competition was held at Textile Institute of Pakistan. It was organized by literary society. It took place at tip’s design lobby. The location was neatly bejeweled with exquisite paintings and sketches. The time period for the competition was 45 minutes. All the participants were provided with papers, pencils, erasers and boards. Three different themes were given 1) who am I? 2) Tsunami and 3) Hum say hai zamana sara and participants had to choose one of them and make an artwork related to it. Continue reading “ARTE CHALLENGE 2010 AT TIP”