The birth anniversary of revolutionary poet and left-wing activist Habib Jalib is being observed today to remember his struggle against oppression and societal injustices. He opposed military coups and administrators and was duly jailed several times but continued his struggle
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China commenced the year-long celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of their diplomatic relations. The capitals – Islamabad and Beijing – witnessed the launch of series of events at a virtual ceremony simultaneously held at the respective Ministries
AJMER: A man has ‘gifted’ his wife three acres of land on the Moon on their wedding anniversary. Dharmendra Anija from Ajmer city in India said he ‘bought’ land on the Moon as he wanted to do something special for
LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz will attend the death anniversary event of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on December 27 in Larkana. According to a schedule released by PML-N, Maryam Nawaz will reach Sukkur on December
KARACHI: The third death anniversary of Dr Ruth Katherina Martha Pfau, who devoted more than 55 years of her life to fighting leprosy in Pakistan, is being observed on Monday. Ruth Pfau was a German-Pakistani Catholic nun and a physician.
TOKYO: Japan marked 75 years since the world’s first atomic bomb attack in Hiroshima, with the coronavirus pandemic forcing a scaling back of ceremonies to remember the victims. Survivors, relatives and a handful of foreign dignitaries attended this year’s main
SRINAGAR: A curfew has been imposed across Indian-occupied Kashmir just days before the first anniversary of abolition of the restive region’s semi-autonomy. “These restrictions shall come into force with immediate effect and shall remain in force on 4th and 5th
ISLAMABAD: The 21st martyrdom anniversary of Kargil War heroes Captain Karnal Sher Khan and Havaldar Lalak Jan was observed at their native towns Swabi and Ghizer respectively. Wreath-laying ceremonies were held to pay homage to supreme sacrifices of valiant sons
LAHORE: Today marks the second death anniversary of renowned lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir who also worked for human rights internationally. Asma Jahangir, a human rights activist died two years ago from heart disease and is remembered for
LAHORE: The 3rd death anniversary of prominent novelist Bano Qudsia is being observed on Tuesday. Bano Qudsia was born in Feroz Pur (India) on 28 November 1928. She acquired a masters degree from the University of Punjab in 1950 and married
KARACHI: The fourth death anniversary of Intizar Husain being observed on Sunday, a major figure in the field of Urdu literature, people from the literary world gathered at the Arts Council on to pay homage to his art and life.
ISLAMABAD: The 24th death anniversary of renowned Urdu poet Mohsin Naqvi who was famous for his ghazals is being marked today. Mohsin Naqvi was born in Dera Ghazi Khan on 5th May 1947. His father, Syed Chirag Hussain Shah, was
LAHORE: The 142nd birth anniversary of Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal being celebrated today fervor across the country. Allama Muhammad Iqbal was born on 9th November 1877 in Sialkot. He emerged as a great poet, thinker, and philosopher who float the idea
ISLAMABAD: An event was held in Islamabad to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. It was organised by Pak China Institute at a local hotel. An event was held in Islamabad to comomorate the Chinese anniversary