Monday, August 21, 2006

Nurpur Noon is a historical village in Sargodha District, Punjab, Pakistan. It was settled in the nineteenth century by the noon family, who moved here from Mitha Tiwana, along with their staff and people to cutivate the lands. Nurpur noon, which is one of the fifteen villages belonging to the Noon family, was resided by the family chief. Nurpur Noon is inhabited by over 8,000 people. It is a self sustained community, having schools, medical clinics, ironmongers, carpenters, traditional craftsmen in leather arts, clay arts, etc. The village is surrounded by citrus, mango, lychee, Guava and date orchards. The date and Mango orchards are over a hundred years old. It also has a very successful stud farm which is owned by Malik Adnan Hayat Khan Noon. Nurpur Noon is also a historic political seat, which has produced some great leaders for over a century. Before the independence, Nawab Malik Mohammad Hayat Noon served as a Provincial Darbari. His son, Sir Malik Feroz Khan Noon served in the Viceroy's council of India, the War Cabinet of Prime Minister Winston Churchill and served on other posts before independence. He also played a pivotal role in the independence movement for Pakistan. After the creation of Pakistan, he eventually elected Prime Minister of Pakistan in 1958. The political legacy was carried on by Malik Nur Hayat Noon, who served as Federal Minister in several successive governments. Malik Adnan Hayat Noon has also been active in the political arena and was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan. The youngest members of this distinguished family, Malik Saif Ullah Khan Noon and Malik Taimur Hayat Khan Noon, are the sons of Malik Adnan Hayat Noon

Friday, August 18, 2006

Nature, in the broadest sense, is equivalent to the natural world, physical universe, material world or material universe and etc. Nature refers to the phenomena of the physical world, and also to life in general. The term generally does not include manufactured objects and human interaction unless qualified in ways such as, human nature or the whole of nature. Nature is also generally distinguished from the spiritual or supernatural. It ranges in scale from the subatomic to the galactic.

The word nature derives from the Latin word natura, or the course of things,natural character.Natura was a Latin translation of the Greek word physis which originally related to the innate way in which plants and animals grow of their own accord, and to the Greek word for plants generally.The concept of nature as a whole, the physical universe, is a more recent development that gained increasingly wide use with the advent of modern scientific method in the last several centuries.

Friday, August 04, 2006

Cosmetics or make-up are substances used to enhance the beauty of the human body. Cosmetics include lotions, powders, lipstick and many other types of products. Their use is widespread through the world, especially among women in Western countries. The manufacture of cosmetics is currently dominated by a small number of multinational corporations that originated in the early 20th century, but the distribution and sale of cosmetics is spread among a wide range of different businesses.

The first archaeological evidence of cosmetics usage is found in Ancient Egypt around 4000 BC. The Ancient Greeks and Romans also used cosmetics. The Romans and Ancient Egyptians used cosmetics containing mercury and often lead. In the western world, cosmetics were used throughout the medieval period, although their use was typically restricted to the upper classes. Cosmetics were also used in Persia and what is today the Middle East. After the rise of Islam, cosmetics were sometimes restricted, although Islam has no set prohibition against the use of cosmetics.but nowadays cosmetics are used widely.