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    30 April In History Of Pakistan Movement

  • GDA announces launch of anti-govt movement on April 1

    KARACHI: Criticising the Pakistan Peoples Party-led Sindh government for “bad governance” and being involved in corruption, the Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) -- a conglomerate of several opposition parties and nationalist groups headed by the Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) -- has announced the launch of an anti-government movement from Hyderabad on April 1...

    Mr Palijo announced the schedule for the GDA movement and said...

  • Hottest April in history recorded

    MIAMI: Last month was the hottest April in modern history, marking the 12th consecutive month that global heat records have been shattered, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said on Wednesday...

    “The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for April 2016 was the highest for the month of April in the NOAA global temperature dataset record, which dates back to 1880,” the agency said in a...

  • 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...

    In April 1985, Bushra Zaidi, a college student in Karachi, was killed in a traffic accident...

  • Pakistan to host ACC Emerging Cup in April 2018: Sethi

    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi on Sunday announced that Pakistan will be hosting the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Emerging Cup in April 2018...

    Read more: Sri Lanka, Pakistan teams arrive at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore for final T20This morning the ACC met in Lahore to discuss the tournament, he said, adding that even holding this meeting in Pakistan was a significant development...

  • Pakistan to host Asia Cup of emerging players in April

    LAHORE: Pakistan will host Asia Cup of emerging players next April with six top regional outfits, chairman of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Najam Sethi announced on Sunday after chairing the development committee meeting of council here...

    “All five full members of the ICC — India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan — will compete in the vent while one team would be selected through a qualifying round,” Sethi, who is also...

  • Pakistan keen to host Asia Emerging Nations Cup in April

    KARACHI: Pakistan is in no mood to give up its right to host the Asia Emerging Nations Cup in April despite strong resistance from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)...

    Besides India, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has also objected to Pakistan hosting the tournament citing security concerns...

  • Pakistan reschedules Bangladesh one-dayer to April 1

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has agreed to reschedule a One-day International against Bangladesh next month to give the visitors more time to prepare for their second Test match, which is part of the ICC World Test Championship...

    The one-off ODI in Karachi was originally scheduled for April 3 and will now be played on April 1...

  • Poets shower praise on Pakistan movement heroes

    LAKKI MARWAT: Poets at a literary function held in connection with the Independence Day in Lakki city on Sunday recited verses highlighting the valiant sacrifices rendered for creation of Pakistan...

    Mr Shah said their forefathers rendered great sacrifices to get independence from British rule and that everyone should respect their struggle for creation of Pakistan...

  • Misbah says Oval triumph inspired by Jinnah, Pakistan Movement

    LONDON: Pakistan's comeback to level the four-match Test series against England was inspired by the Pakistan Movement which led to the country's independence 69 years ago, said skipper Misbah-ul-Haq...

    “It was like the Pakistan Movement that even in the time of adversity Quaid-i-Azam never abandoned hard work,” Misbah told AFP...

  • Movement for ‘protection of Pakistan ideology’ planned

    LAHORE: A meeting of representatives of various parties, chaired by Jamaatud Dawa emir Hafiz Saeed, has announced to launch a movement for protection and promotion of Pakistan ideology under the umbrella of the Pakistan Ideology Coordination Council...

    He cautioned the government that India and the US were hatching conspiracies against Pakistan and these could only be countered by promoting Pakistan ideology...

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