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  • Footprints: Battle for interfaith harmony in Islamkot

    ISLAMKOT: Two guards stand right outside the Sant Nenuram ashram in Islamkot, Tharparkar, as former nazim of the area Ghansham Das leads me and a group of elders from the area inside the gates of the sanctuary...

    On Jan 9, three men — two from Kunri and one from Islamkot — broke through the back door of the ashram after midnight...

  • AT kicks off month-long march from Islamkot

    MITHI: A large number of workers of the Awami Tehreek (AT) embarked on a 32-day-long march on Sunday against ‘anti-Sindh’ projects, Gorano dam, water crises, lawlessness, unemployment, terrorism and other issues...

    Led by their octogenarian leader Rasool Bux Palijo, they started the march from Islamkot town of Tharparkar district under the slogan of ‘Save Sindh’...

  • Murad seeks federal funding for $160m Islamkot-Chhor railway line project

    KARACHI: Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday urged the federal government to construct a 105-kilometre railway line between the Thar Coalfield in Islamkot and Chhor for transportation of coal to the upcountry areas...

    The meeting was attended by Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Shaikh, Special Assistant to the CM on Investment Qasim Naveed, Investment Secretary Zahid Abbasi and Energy Secretary Tariq Shah...

  • HONY: The deleted images from Pakistan

    Quite a few pictures from Pakistan on the popular photoblog Humans of New York’s (HONY) have recently been recovered...

    According to sources, Brandon Stanton, who was recently in Pakistan publishing heart-warming images from the country on HONY’s Facebook page, had deleted a few sets of images...

  • Pakistan Army soldier martyred in terrorist attack near Turbat airport

    A Pakistan Army soldier was martyred in a terrorist attack near Turbat airport on Thursday, according to a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

    The military’s media wing said that terrorists using “small arms” attacked the troops near Turbat airport, as a result of which a “brave soldier, Naik Aqeel Abbas, embraced shahadat (martyrdom)"...

  • Broadcast of Altaf Hussain's images, speeches banned by LHC

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and Additional Attorney-General Naseer Ahmed Bhutta to implement a ban on the broadcast of images and speeches of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain across all electronic and print media till further orders...

    A petition filed by advocates Abdullah Malik, Aftab, Maqsood and others, called for a lifetime ban...

  • Karachi astronomer’s moon images feature on Nasa website

    KARACHI: An NED graduate and young amateur astronomer from Karachi, Talha Zia’s composite of 12 single images documenting the full moon has been displayed on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)...

    The 12 full moons captured by Zia, according to Nasa’s website, represent “every lunation from 2016 November through 2017 October, as imaged from Pakistan...

  • Rare images of Dhaka’s gurdwara

    During my stay there, I made memorable visits mostly to the northern regions of Pakistan...

    At its zenith the whole of Punjab, Peshawar up to Khyber Pass, Kashmir, western Tibet and Sindh were under his sway...

  • Past present: Images of reconstruction

    In the age of democracy, the images of many individuals have been altered or rehabilitated according to the traditions and norms of popular democratic ideas...

    1556-1605), regarded as the greatest Mughal emperor, became an invader and imperialist from the local Sindhi point of view for occupying Sindh without any provocation...

  • Space probe grabs rare images as comet skirts Sun

    The samples as well as images Rosetta took of the comet as it came within 186 million kilometres of the Sun at about 0200 GMT will be analysed in the coming weeks and months, the European Space Agency said...

    Experts, however, sounded a hopeful note that the lander could wake up again and transmit scientific data as well as images from the surface of the comet to Rosetta...

  • Harking back: How this Walled City area has changed beyond the images

    The very words ‘Heera Mandi’ conjure up images of beautiful women, lively dancing, music, food and drink and carnal pleasures beyond the ordinary...

    It is very clear from the very geography of the place that this Shahi Mohallah did not exist before 1575, and the word ‘Taxali’ came about because Akbar built the royal mint, or Shahi Taxal as old documents name it, near this mound...

  • Enemy images

    MEMBERS of Congress have embarrassed themselves, this time by a joint subcommittee hearing on whether Pakistan is a friend or foe...

    The United States, like Pakistan, is prisoner to a repetitive news cycle loop filled with hot air, loose talk and the constant drip of poisonous insinuation...

  • ‘Making images, curating, teaching are all a process of creation’

    Mr Mirza welcomed the audience to the ‘Art Now’ art sessions of the ILF and introduced Rashid Rana saying: “He has multifaceted dimensions to his personality, teaching and art in Pakistan, in the region and globally...

    ”Mr Mirza asked Mr Rana whether the practices of being a maker of images and producer of exhibitions were inherently different activities...

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