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  • 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...

  • Islamabad airspace to remain close for days for PAF jets' rehearsal for March 23 parade

    Timings for flights headed to or leaving Islamabad between March 12-22 have been revised to enable Pakistan Airforce jets to rehearse for Pakistan Day parade, a press statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Monday...

    Pakistan Day commemorates the passing of the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940, when the All-India Muslim League demanded a separate nation for the Muslims of the British Indian Empire...

  • PTI moves March 27 power show in Islamabad from D-Chowk to Parade Ground

    The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Monday changed the venue of its planned March 27 power show in Islamabad from D-Chowk to Parade Ground, hours after Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IGP) Qazi Jamilur Rehman told the Supreme Court that section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure — already in force in the capital — had been broadened to include the Red Zone area...

    In a tweet, the PTI said that "the Parade Ground will be more...

  • Chinese troops, Turkish band to feature at Pakistan Day parade

    Chinese troops and a Turkish military band will feature at the Pakistan Day parade later this month, Pakistan Army's media wing announced on Monday...

    The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) director general, Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, said in a tweet that Chinese soldiers will take part in the March 23 parade to mark Pakistan Day celebrations...

  • Military parade in capital marks Pakistan Day

    A military parade to mark Pakistan Day is being held at Shakarparian in Islamabad as the nation celebrates the day with zeal and fervour on Friday...

    Pakistan Day commemorates the passing of the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940, when the All-India Muslim League demanded a separate nation for the Muslims of the British Indian Empire...

  • Afghan army chief to be chief guest at Kakul passing out parade today

    ISLAMABAD: Afghan Army Chief Gen Sher Mohammad Karimi will be the chief guest at the passing out parade at the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA), Kakul, on Saturday, the military’s public affairs division said...

    The Afghan army chief’s participation as chief guest at the passing out parade of the 132 PMA Long Course signifies a transformation in bilateral relations over the past few months, particularly defence cooperation which once...

  • Iran vows 'crushing response' after gunmen kill 29 at army parade

    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani vowed a “crushing response” after gunmen shot dead at least 29 people including women and children on Saturday in an attack on an Iranian military parade...

    “The response of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the smallest threat will be crushing”, Rouhani said on his official website, after addressing a similar military parade in Tehran to commemorate the start of the 1980-1988 war with Iraq...

  • Army unwilling to allow rally at Islamabad's Parade Ground, alleges PTI

    ISLAMABAD: After failing to get permission for its public meeting scheduled for the eve of Independence Day despite proposing three venues in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has decided to shift the event to Lahore...

    “We have been told that the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) has already applied for its public meeting at Parade Ground on Aug 13...

  • Hollande to attend India’s Republic Day parade

    NEW DELHI: France has accepted India’s invitation to President Francois Hollande to be chief guest at India’s Republic Day parade in January, local reports said on Sunday...

    Hollande’s predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy was chief guest at the Republic Day parade in 2008...

  • Violent clashes tarnish Bastille Day parade

    PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday showcased European military cooperation in a Bastille Day parade but the aftermath of the glittering event was tarnished by violent clashes between police and protesters...

    Key EU leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, joined Macron in Paris to watch the annual parade that included representatives of nine other European armies in a show...

  • India holds Republic Day parade without foreign dignitary guests of honour

    Lumbering tanks and the deafening roar of fighter planes echoed through New Delhi on Wednesday as military and police battalions marched down a boulevard past Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the country's Republic Day...

    This year, however, the parade was held without the customary foreign dignitary guests of honour, as India battles a resurgence of Covid-19 infections...

  • Pakistan condemns attack on military parade in Iran

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a military parade in Ahvaz city, Iran, which resulted in the loss of dozens of innocent lives...

    In a statement, Foreign Of-f­ice’s spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal said: “Pakistan strongly condemns terrorist attack on military parade in Ahvaz, Iran in which several lives were reportedly lost...

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