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Pakistan’s second blog awards 2011

After the great success of Pakistan’s first blog awards, PC World (with it’s local representatives) has managed to get Nokia, djuice, Intel and Dell as partners to organize Pakistan’s second blog awards.

So if you are Pakistani and a blogger too, and believe in awards – here’s a chance for you to get things goings.

Rules are pretty much the same as they were last time, but just in case if you don’t know then you can nominate your blog to win award in one of following categories.

You will have to vigorously ask your FnF to vote and comment on your nomination. These votes and comments from your FnF on your page are likely to carry 50 percent weight with rest of 50 percent weightage in the hands of judges. (I hope I understood the terms well, they are mentioned here for a detailed look)

Here’s the official website for blog awards: http://pakistanblogawards.com

Important Dates:

  • Opening of Site and Nominations: 5th November 2011
  • Closing of Site and Voting: 25th November 2011
  • Sending of Sites to Judges: 28th November 2011
  • Closing of Nominations/Judging Process: 5th December 2011
  • Awards Announcement: 10th, December 2011

Update:

It appears that categories are being added uncomprehendingly, with a possibility of more changes in categories in coming days – as mentioned by the website:

Please note that the organizers may tweak or alter some of these categories without notice. Keep checking this website for details.

Here’s the fresh list of categories:

1. Best Humor Blog
2. Best Online Community Blog
3. Best Political Coverage
4. Best Celebrity Blogger
5. Best Social Activist Blog
6. Best Fashion Blog
7. Best Travel Blog
8. Best Diarist
9. Best Gossip Blog
10. Best Literature Blog
11. Best Technology Blog-Local Technology
12. Best Technology Blog-International Technology
13. Best Sports Blog
14. Best Business Blog
15. Best Marketing Blog
16. Best Education Blog
17. Best Science Blog
18. Best Healthcare Blog
19. Best Food Blog
20. Best Urdu Blogger
21. Best Sector Coverage Blog
22. Best Photo Blog
23. Best Culture Blog
24. Best Video Blog
25. Best Music Blog
26. Best Corporate Brand Blog
27. Best Current Affairs Blog
28. Best Use of the Urdu Language in a Blog
29. Best Youth Blog
30. Best Blog from a Journalist
31. Best Aggregator Blog
32. Best Infotainment Blog

Special Djuice Award Category: Best “Agents of Change” Blog, to be awarded to a blogger who has used his/her blog effectively to raise social concerns and have conducted “Khamoshi Ka Boycott”.

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Etihad Wins Airline of the Year Award

Etihad Airways has been awarded the title ‘Airline of the Year’ in the 2011 by TTG Travel Awards. The award was announced at a gala, black-tie dinner in London.

These include Etihad’s Diamond First Class being judged the best in the world for the second year running by Skytrax, the aviation industry’s pre-eminent global rankings system, determined by the votes of 19 million travelers from more than 100 different countries.

The TTG judges agreed Etihad was “truly an outstanding airline which offered great service and customer experience.”

It also had a strong business model and had demonstrated innovation and financial success over the past 12 months, along with an effective CSR policy.

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