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    1965 Pakistan War Miracles Of Jesus

  • Convent of Jesus and Mary win Defence Day Throwball

    KARACHI: Convent of Jesus and Mary beat Shahwalayit School to win the Defence Day Throwball Tournament 2016 at Mini Sports Complex, Nazimabad on Wednesday...

    Six teams participated in the tournament, which was organised by Sindh Throwball Association, including Convent Jesus of Mary School, Mama Parsi School, Aga Khan School, Shahwalayit School, National Throwball Academy and Aga Khan Garden School...

  • Last-gasp Jesus winner lifts City to third

    MANCHESTER: Gabriel Jesus showed why he is keeping Sergio Aguero out of Manchester City’s team, scoring twice including a 92nd-minute winner in a 2-1 victory over relegation-threatened Swansea City in the Premier League on Sunday...

    Having volleyed City ahead in the 11th minute, the 19-year-old Jesus rescued three points for his new side by tapping in the rebound after his initial header was only parried out by goalkeeper Lukasz...

  • Newly restored shrine at Jesus tomb unveiled

    JERUSALEM: The newly restored shrine surrounding what is believed to be Jesus’s tomb was unveiled at a ceremony in Jerusalem on Wednesday following months of delicate work and in time for crowds of Easter visitors...

    Religious leaders in traditional robes addressed a ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built at the site where Christians believe Jesus was crucified and buried...

  • ‘Miracles’ of military justice

    Either this is an example of the ‘miracles’ of military justice or there is a more earthly reason for such perfect convictions...

    But paradoxically, upholding these unfair court martial proceedings leads to the further militarisation of anti-terror law in Pakistan which contains within it the implied acceptance of the failure of the civilian criminal justice system...

  • PAF & 1965 war

    These were the heady days of September 1965...

    This year we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 war...

  • Modi govt plans 1965 war carnival

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rightwing Hindu nationalist government has ordered India’s armed forces to organise a ‘carnival’ to mark 50 years of a war with Pakistan in 1965, The Telegraph reported on Tuesday...

    “From September 1 to September 23 this year, on days coinciding with the duration of the war, the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force have been directed to organise tableaux, exhibitions, processions, public...

  • Khwaja Khizr: The saint who 'saved' Rohri, Sukkur and Lansdowne Bridge during the 1965 War

    I was lost in thought as we were speeding by Rohri and its beautiful pre-Partition houses and their enigmatic wooden balconies, when I heard our driver ask me “Adi, do you know how this bridge and cities were saved during the 1965 War?”“No, I don’t,” I replied, rather ashamed of my lack of general knowledge...

    During the Indo-Pak War of 1965, when Indian planes came to bombard this strategically important bridge, people noticed...

  • 1965 war hero Daudpota passes away

    KARACHI: Air Marshal Mohammad Abdul Azim Daudpota — a former governor of Sindh, 1965 war veteran and ex-chairman of the Pakistan International Airlines — died in Karachi on Monday...

    He joined the Pakistan Air Force Academy at Risalpur in July of the same year...

  • India’s propaganda and 1965 war

    IT is ironic that this year the Indian government is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its ‘victory’ in the 1965 war, though various accounts of their own diplomats, scholars and researchers make it clear that it was a deadlock before the UN declared a ceasefire on September 22, 1965...

    Jaswant Singh, one of India’s topmost diplomats who has served as the finance and the defence minister in his book, India at Risk — Mistakes,...

  • Literary notes: The 1965 war and Pakistani Urdu literature

    So it is not only the soldiers that fight a war, but it is the nation as well...

    When the United States joined in the First World War, for instance, the public sentiments quickly turned in favour of US intervention, backed by the intellectuals and philosophers such as John Dewey, and even the ones with the leftist leanings echoed the nationalist feelings...

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