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  • Aurat March to be held on March 8

    KARACHI: A collective of women from diverse affiliations, backgrounds and professions referring to themselves as ‘Hum Aurtein’ gathered at the Karachi Press Club on Monday to introduce and brief the media about the upcoming Aurat March to commemorate International Women’s Day...

    It was said that Aurat March is unique because it is a collective effort not led by a single group or organisation...

  • Trudeau makes history as first Canadian PM to march in pride parade

    OTTAWA: Justin Trudeau will become the first Canadian prime minister to march in Toronto's Pride parade this summer, organisers said...

    "This year's parade will make Canadian history, with Justin Trudeau participating as the first ever sitting prime minister to march," festival organisers said in a statement Monday...

  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the violence-stricken Jamaica of the 1970s and ’80s (the story moves further ahead)...

    Here’s how A Brief History of Seven Killings moves into first gear by virtue of...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Sociologists also trace the history of Karachi’s ethnic conflagarations to the 1960s after then president Gen Ayub Khan initiated a plan to settle Pakhtuns — his own ethnic group — in the city...

    MQM’s demands included the repatriation and settlement of Biharis (Urdu-speaking East Pakistanis who continue to live in refugee camps) from Bangladesh to Pakistan...

  • Air Marshal Asghar Khan: my role model, father of Pakistan Air Force, and the protégé of Jinnah

    I have many reasons to write in memory of the venerated Air Marshal Asghar Khan — a protégé of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, he was my role model from the age of 19 when I joined the Royal Pakistan Air Force (RPAF) in 1952...

    I first heard about Asghar Khan, who was at the time a wing commander, from my instructor at the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Academy in Risalpur, who narrated to me the historic event of Jinnah’s visit to...

  • China may be developing new long-range air-to-air missile

    China may be testing a new, long-range air-to-air missile that could take out early warning aircraft and aerial refuelling aircraft, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday, after pictures of the new missile surfaced online...

    Air force researcher Fu Qianshao told the newspaper he believed the missile was designed to hit distant high-value targets, such as early warning aircraft, normally outside actual combat zones...

  • Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan designated new chief of air staff

    Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan was designated as the new chief of air staff of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) by the federal government on FridayAir Marshal Mujahid Khan will take command on March 19, when incumbent Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman retires from his post...

    Air Marshal Khan was first commissioned in the GD (P) Branch of the PAF in December 1983...

  • India, Australia march ahead in women’s World Cup, leaving Pakistan behind

    LONDON: Defending champions Australia and India overpowered New Zealand and Pakistan respectively in the matches between the neighbours to register their third successive victories in the ICC Women’s World Cup on Sunday...

    Australia spoiled Suzie Bates’s 100th ODI by reaching the 220-run target in the penultimate over for the loss of five wickets in Bristol, while India overcame a watchful and cautious batting display to successfully...

  • High octane Pakistan-India World T20 clash on March 19

    The fate of the bilateral series remains uncertain but Pakistan and India will cross swords in a high-octane 2016 World Twenty20 clash on March 19 after the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the groups and schedule of the tournament on Friday...

    Pakistan feature in a tough Super 10 Group 2 which also includes 2015 World Cup champions Australia and runners-up New Zealand...

  • Microsoft Pakistan to launch job portal in March

    KARACHI: Microsoft Pakistan is launching its job portal in March as part of its corporate social responsibility initiatives “to bridge the gap between job-seekers and employment opportunities, and to help the human resources learn soft skills”...

    We inspire the common people to explore their true potential,” Leila Serhan, general manager of Microsoft’s NEPA (North Africa, East Mediterranean and Pakistan) region, told a press...

  • PCB invites West Indies to play two T20s in Pakistan in March

    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has invited World T20 Champion West Indies to play two T20 matches in Pakistan in March 2017, said PCB Executive Committee Chairman Najam Sethi...

    Sethi told DawnNews on Saturday that the proposal was sent as a precondition in response to another invitation by West Indies asking Pakistan to play two T20 matches in Florida, United States...

  • Pakistan to tour West Indies for full series in March

    West Indies will host a full series, including three Tests, against Pakistan beginning on March 31, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has said...

    Former giants West Indies rank a lowly eighth in Tests and WICB manager of operations Roland Holder said the series against number five Pakistan would offer an additional opportunity to improve their ranking...

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