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    14Th August 1947 For Pakistan

  • Ramazan of 1947, and now

    RAMAZAN of 1947 also fell in the long and thirsty days of the subcontinental summer...

    The collective act of fasting paralleled at the time the collective act of waiting, the patient longing for dusk, a metaphor for the collective longing for a country, for the creation of Pakistan...

  • ‘The Ramazan of 1947 and now’

    The Ramazan of 1947 was also hot and humid...

    Shouldn’t be we ashamed that even after 68 years of independence we are unable to provide electricity and water to our people? Shouldn’t we be ashamed that more than half of our population has no access to potable water and sanitation? Shouldn’t we be ashamed that millions of our children don’t go to schools and most of the schools in rural areas are without teachers, roofs, furniture,...

  • Pakistan, India ready to resume Kartarpur talks on 14th

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to expeditious completion of Kartarpur Corridor as it accepted an Indian proposal for a second bilateral meeting on the modalities for the functioning of visa-free passage in the second week of July...

    “Pakistan, today, conveyed to India that the second meeting to discuss the draft agreement for finalising the modalities of Kartarpur Corridor and related technical issues will be...

  • Dar may skip court in assets reference on 14th

    ”The reference alleged that the assets of Mr Dar were “disproportionate to his known sources of income for which he could not reasonably account for...

    According to the reference, any role of the incumbent chief executive officer of the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) is yet to be established “in aiding and abetting the accused (Ishaq Dar) in the acquisition of the stated properties...

  • Ex-home minister gets protective bail in 14th case

    KARACHI: The provincial government must wait till May 29 for the arrest of former home minister Dr Zulfikar Mirza, as the Sindh High Court on Friday approved his protective bail in yet another case — 14th in a row — registered against him since his recent outcry over alleged corruption of former president Asif Ali Zardari...

    The fresh case, according to Dr Mirza’s counsel, was registered on May 17 by the Badin police for alleged...

  • KP badminton trials from 14th

    PESHAWAR: Trials to select Khyber Pakhtunkhwa male and female squads for the forth-coming Inter-Provincial Badminton Championships will be held on May 14-15 here at Murad Ali Badminton Hall...

    She said five male players and as many females would be short-listed after the trials for camp training under coach Nadeem Khan...

  • India has demanded consular access to Jadhav for the 14th time: Bambawale

    India, in the first-ever diplomatic contact between Islamabad and New Delhi after the sentencing of spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, made two formal demands of Pakistan during a meeting between Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale and Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua in Islamabad...

    Speaking to journalists after the meeting, Bambawale said New Delhi had, during the meeting, requested consular access to Jadhav for the 14th time...

  • 14th Amendment

    WHEN parliament passed the 21st Amendment in 2015 giving constitutional cover to military courts, Senator Raza Rabbani claimed he was ‘ashamed’ for having voted against his own conscience...

    This makes one wonder if things would have turned out any differently if we never had the 14th Amendment in the first place...

  • Dumoulin stuns Quintana to claim Giro 14th stage

    OROPA (Italy): Dutchman Tom Dumoulin further underlined his Giro d’Italia (Tour of Italy) victory ambitions by stunning Colombian rival Nairo Quintana to claim victory on Saturday’s 14th stage...

    But despite a couple of impressive attacks that appeared to set him up for his second stage win of this 100th edition, following his victory at Blockhaus on stage nine, Quintana was never able to open up a gap of more than 10sec on the big...

  • India elects BJP-backed Kovind as 14th president

    The 71-year-old former lawyer and state governor from the marginalised Dalit community was nominated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party for post...

    “Congratulations to Shri Ram Nath Kovind Ji on being elected the President of India! Best wishes for a fruitful and inspiring tenure,” Modi wrote on Twitter...

  • 14th APMC festival starts at Napa

    KARACHI: Despite gridlock in several parts of the city, the three-day All Pakistan Music Conference (APMC) retained its tradition for the 14th year by hosting an eclectic sampling of classical music performances for the ahle zauq at the National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) on Friday...

    With vocalist Urooj Saami performing raag darbari, the smell of popcorn pervading the venue, and the constant hum of traffic from outside the...

  • Naheed Khan announces hunger strike from 14th

    Speaking at a workers’ convention held at Rawalpindi Press Club, she said there was a need to stand up and be counted for the rights of the citizens...

    ”Ms Khan said former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto had raised voice for the voiceless people and brought politics to small houses...

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