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27th death anniversary of military ruler General Ziaul Haq today

27th death anniversary of military ruler General Ziaul Haq today

It has been 27 years since former military dictator, Zia ul Haq, died mysterious air crash in Bahawalpur district of southern Punjab on August 17, 1988. He was the sixth President of Pakistan who assumed power in a military coup on July 5, ... ARY, 1 month ago
Calcutta Telegraph

In Kunduz, new Taliban echoes old

Afghan soldiers near Kunduz airport during fighting between Taliban militants and security forces. (AFP) Kabul, Oct. 2: The man on the phone introduced himself as the Taliban's new minister for the propagation of virtue and the suppression of ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 days ago
Pakistan Observer

Journalism of fear and favour

- WHILE Pakistan is already known as the most dangerous country in the world for working journalists — one journalist in Pakistan dies every 38 days according to the Sri Lankan media expert Ranga Kalansooriya — Pakistan's journalists also come ...
 Pakistan Observer5 days ago
Yahoo! India

Art and religion: An uneasy relationship

Art and religion have constantly been at loggerheads with each other. The recent fatwa issued against AR Rahman by the Raza Academy, for composing music for an Iranian film, Muhammad : Messenger of God, by noted director Majed Majedi, is a classic ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago
The Friday Times

Legislating takfir and combating sectarian violence

Posted by TFT on Saturday, September 19, 2015 · Leave a Comment In a recent meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan's civil and military leadership unanimously discussed plans to introduce a legislation to ban takfir in ...
 The Friday Times2 weeks ago
Indian Express

The riddle of Urdu

An early Muslim League president, the Aga Khan, thought Pakistan should adopt Arabic as the national language. Pakistan couldn't do it, but General Zia-ul-Haq made it compulsory; that too didn't work. The constitution of Pakistan decrees, under ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
The Nation Pakistan

Boys shine in inter exams

LAHORE - The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore has announced the names of position holders of the FA/FSc examination 2015 while the detailed result will be announced on Saturday (today). A prize distribution ceremony of ...
 The Nation Pakistan3 weeks ago
Pakistan Observer

Folk musicians from Balochistan leave audience spellbound

- Islamabad—As many as 9 renowned folk musicians from Balochistan performed different folk stories of the province in three languages: Balochi, Pushto and Brahui at a cultural evening, which leaves audience spellbound. The event was organized by ...
 Pakistan Observer3 weeks ago
India Blooms

Punjab: Proxies Gone Wild

Editor, SAIR; Executive Director, Institute for Conflict Management & South Asia Terrorism Portal The Home Minister of Punjab Province, Colonel Shuja Khanzada (Retd.) and 22 others, including Deputy Superintendent of Police Shaukat Shah, were ...
 India Blooms1 month ago Pakistan: Punjab Proxies Gone Wild Analysis  Eurasia Review1 month ago
New Yorker

Postscript: Hamid Gul, 1936-2015

Hamid Gul, the wily and mendacious former head of Pakistan's spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence, died on Saturday of a brain hemorrhage. Gul was the architect of so much that has gone wrong in Pakistan and Afghanistan. He fanned the Taliban ...
 New Yorker1 month ago Former spymaster Hamid Gul dies of brain haemorrhage  The Nation Pakistan1 month ago Former DG ISI General Hamid Gul dies of brain hemorrhage  Frontier Post1 month ago Former ISI chief Hamid Gul dies of brain haemorrhage  Hindustan Times1 month ago
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