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    1962 War Of Pakistan And India Documentary

  • Analysis: A leap back to 1962

    THE grand cabinet reshuffle carried out by the eight-month-old government of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf can be viewed from several angles...

    The key finance portfolio has been assigned to an unelected adviser, the portfolios of information and broadcasting, petroleum, and health have been downgraded further as they are to be handled by unelected special assistants to the prime minister...

  • PCB, ECB and CA rubbish spot-fixing claims from recent documentary

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board, England and Wales Cricket Board and Cricket Australia as well as the Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) have termed the claims in a recent documentary on spot-fixing, released by an Arab television, as unsubstantiated and have urged the broadcaster for evidence to back their claims...

    In the documentary, aired on Sunday, the Qatar-based broadcaster reported that some...

  • If breaks out, Pakistan-India war may spiral into a world war, warns Khurshid

    SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah has warned that a full-scale war between Pakistan and India, if takes place, is bound to turn into a third world war and cause a huge loss of life and massive destruction in the region...

    Speaking to the media at his residence here on Friday, Mr Shah ruled out possibility of a war between the two countries observing that [Indian Prime Minister Narendra]...

  • Documentary on Lal Masjid issue premiered in London

    LONDON: The Lal Mas­jid’s Maulana Abdul Aziz Ghazi has been heavily featured in a documentary that has premiered in London...

    Filmed over a five-year period in which Aziz and his students gave extended interviews, Among the Be­­lievers portrays the periods before, during and after the siege of the Lal Masjid in 2007...

  • Sharmeen wins Emmy for best documentary

    KARACHI: Award-win­ning filmmaker Shar­meen Obaid Chinoy has added another prestigious accolade to her name, winning the ‘Best Documentary’ award at the 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards held in New York on Friday...

    A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, which last year won an Oscar for ‘Best Documentary - Short Subject’, focuses on the life of an 18-year-old girl who is a survivor of an honour killing attempt... ...

  • Documentary highlights evils of human trafficking

    ISLAMABAD: The Embassy of Switzerland on Thursday hosted the opening of the third edition of the Human Rights Film Festival which included a screening of a documentary titled ‘Impasse’...

    The Human Rights Film Festival commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a campaign built on #StandUp4HumanRights which aims to engage broad audiences across the world and mobilize people for human rights... ...

  • Vasakh documentary fest from Friday

    LAHORE: The two-day 8th Vasakh International Documentary Film Festival will open at Ali Auditorium on Friday...

    IRC Director Muhammad Waseem while shedding light on the festival told Dawn that Vasakh has had been established with the specific objective of creating a critical mass by sensitising the youth on issues of human rights through documentary films...

  • Friend of Diana urges TV channel to scrap ‘intrusive’ documentary

    One of Princess Diana’s closest friends is writing to Channel 4 bosses asking them to scrap a forthcoming documentary using private video footage which includes Diana talking about about her sex life with Prince Charles...

    Rosa Monckton, a confidante of Diana’s until she was killed in a Paris car crash 20 years ago next month, will argue that the confessional videos that Diana made as part of a course of speech coaching amounted to...

  • Documentary charts rise of professional skiing

    ISLAMABAD: Short but spectacular Dancing with Snow, a documentary on skiing presented at a local hotel on Saturday evening, was a visually stunning work...

    The premiere of the 15-minute film to promote skiing on the magnificent slopes of Karakoram Range was hosted by the Ski Federation of Pakistan in collaboration with Serena Hotel...

  • Documentary on environmental destruction, corruption screened

    ISLAMABAD: The Borneo Case, a documentary on activists protesting the destruction of the Malaysian Borneo Rainforest that reveals the wealth the minister in charge of the rainforest accumulated during his tenure, was screened at the United Nations Information Centre as part of the ongoing Human Rights through Cinematography Festival...

    Although it began late because of some technical difficulties, the documentary kept the audience –...

  • Diana’s sons share her legacy in a new documentary

    “THEY always live with you, people you lose like that,” muses Prince William, the 35-year-old Duke of Cambridge and future king of England, whose mother, Diana, was killed in a Paris car crash 20 years ago next month...

    ”ITV and HBO’s hour-long documentary, Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy (airing on Monday night) offers this rare conversation with Diana’s sons, William and his brother Harry, 32, who get out old their mother’s...

  • Documentary showcasing all-women UN peacekeeping unit screened

    ISLAMABAD: A documentary about three Bangladeshi women from a Muslim unit of police officers stationed in Haiti as United Nations peacekeepers for a year was screened at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Tuesday...

    A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers encompassed the story of UN workers and the lives they lead behind the uniform...

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