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  • Paintings illustrate historical, religious, cultural diversity of Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: A 20-day ‘Takht Bhai to Potohar’ exhibition was inaugurated on Tuesday at the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) as part of a series of regional exhibitions aimed to illustrate the historical, religious and cultural diversity of Pakistan...

    With a simple design and a resounding political message, Jugni Chaudhry’s rendition of the Pakistan government displays a clown seated as either the president or prime minister of...

  • Historical Radio Pakistan building, change of guard?

    KARACHI: A noticeable presence of Rangers personnel on the premises of Radio Pakistan just a few years after the bulk of the operations undertaken in the stone-built structure were shifted to Gulshan-i-Iqbal has raised concern about the fate of the historical building...

    The Radio Pakistan staff said that the personnel of the paramilitary force, whose headquarters has been housed in the historical building of Jinnah Courts for the...

  • Historical follies – Where Pakistan went wrong in negotiating the Indus Waters Treaty

    5 MAF hits the plains of Indian Punjab at Rupnagar finally entering into Pakistan north of Kasur...

    4 MAF rise in Himalayan ranges of Indian administered Kashmir and Hamachal Pradesh flowing through deep gorges, bound by steep cliffs enter Azad Kashmir and Pakistan after very short runsThe friction between India and Pakistan over sharing of started on April 1,1948, when India stopped flows from Ferozepur Headworks in eastern Punjab to...

  • Official neglect turning historical tomb into ruins

    LARKANA: The tomb of Shah Baharo, the great general of the Kalhora period, is in dire need of preservation and restoration, but the Sindh culture department’s apathy towards it persists despite the fact that under the 18th constitutional amendment it has to look after the historical site, sources said...

    Houses being constructed on the historical siteHenry Cousins in his book Antiquities of Sindh has made mention of the monument and...

  • Databank of over 1,000 historical sites handed over to Sindh govt

    KARACHI: More than 1,000 historical sites in Sindh have been painstakingly documented and made part of an electronic database, which was handed over to the Sindh government at a ceremony on Tuesday...

    The Heritage Foundation of Pakistan and the RWTH Aachen University of Germany have worked together for over three years to create this databank that focuses on establishing an authentic inventory of cultural sites in the province...

  • Bangladesh summons Pakistani envoy over video showing 'distorted historical facts'

    Bangladesh's foreign ministry on Wednesday registered a protest with Pakistan High Commissioner Rafiuzzaman Siddiqui against a video posted on the Pakistan High Commission's webpage, saying that it "distorted historical facts" about Bangladesh's independence, BBC Urdu reported...

    "To state that Sheikh Mujib did not desire independence is an attempt to distort historical facts," said the BBC Urdu article quoting the official...

  • Sir Syed’s interest in documenting historical buildings highlighted

    KARACHI: Popularly known as a reformer, educationist and philosopher, not many are aware that Sir Syed Ahmed Khan published an Urdu text, listing and describing several notable historical monuments in Delhi which was titled Asar-us-Sanadid...

    The historical monuments discussed and dissected in the volume are a reflection of the architectural elements, as well as a documentation of history which Sir Syed has accomplished remarkably......

  • SMOKERS’ CORNER: KARACHI: A HISTORICAL MESS

    Every time Pakistan’s largest city Karachi is struck by a natural calamity, angry voices begin to ring from within and outside the city...

    What gets buried underneath the loud barrage of accusations and counter-accusations are certain historical factors which have continued to compound the many problems faced by this chaotic metropolis...

  • Nigar Khana — historical house of handicrafts

    In his trekking guide, Pakistan Handbook, Isobel Shaw writes: “The old gun emplacement on the southern end of the fort mound is a platform with a good view over Shah Rukn-i-Alam’s tomb, in one direction, and the old city of Multan in the other...

    The Pakistan government converted it into a souvenir shop for selling handicrafts in 1972...

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