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  • After 30 years, Rawalpindi no more a PML-N fort

    RAWALPINDI: After 30 years, Rawalpindi is no longer a PML-N fort as the official results declare PTI victorious in the area...

    In the 2013 elections, PML-N had lost three main National Assembly and five provincial assembly seats in Rawalpindi City and Taxila but managed to retain its hold on four National Assembly and nine provincial assembly seats...

  • KP govt to approach army chief to get possession of Balahisar Fort

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has said that provincial government will get possession of Balahisar Fort from Frontier Corps (FC) to turn it into a tourists’ attraction centre...

    “I along with Chief Minister Pervez Khattak will meet Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif and will ask him to hand over possession of Balahisar Fort,” he said while talking to media after ground breaking ceremony of a zoo at Pakistan Forest...

  • No judicial probe into Army Public School carnage: KP govt

    PESHAWAR: One year after the Army Public School and College Peshawar carnage, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has no plan to conduct judicial inquiry into the gory incident...

    He said the provincial government had notified Dec 16 as a public holiday, while educational institutions and departments in Peshawar district would remain closed to honour 144 people, who were killed in the APS terrorist attack, pay respect to them and...

  • Review: This Army Public School attack game fails on every front

    In an attempt to honour the valour of Pakistan Army soldiers, the Punjab IT Board last month released an Android game themed on the Peshawar Army Public School attack in December 2014...

    This first-person shooter (FPS) game titled 'Pakistan Army Retribution' is based on the tragedy, when terrorists massacred 144 pupils in what was the country's most brutal terror attack...

  • Parents of Army Public School attack victims feel dejected

    PESHAWAR: As the country is set to observe the first anniversary of the Army Public School Peshawar carnage on Dec 16, the government’s failure to meet their major demands, including the start of a judicial inquiry into the terrorist attack, have deepened the grief of the victims’ parents...

  • Mystery surrounding age of Ranikot Fort may be resolved

    Speaking to reporters after the ceremony, Sindh Minister for Culture, Tourism and Antiquities Syed Sardar Ali Shah said that nobody exactly knew how old the Ranikot Fort was, but through the MoU a major breakthrough was expected in this regard very soon...

    MoU signed with Italian officials for joint probe into Sindh history and archaeology“We have taken a great step forward towards knowing the age of Ranikot Fort that is also called...

  • Historic fort crumbles from neglect

    Like many historical sites in the Salt Range, the condition of the Malot Fort, a beautiful and unique fort in the region, is deteriorating because of neglect...

    Two temples on the premises of the fort have crumbled, and the ruins of the fort are covered in wild growth...

  • Archaeology staff closes Lahore Fort to tourists

    LAHORE: A number of officials on Tuesday kept the Lahore Fort closed for tourists reportedly for two hours in protest against the government for shifting its administrative/functional control to the Walled City of Lahore Authority from the archaeology department...

    The situation turned embarrassing for the WCLA duty officials after a delegation from the US consulate paid a scheduled visit to the fort at the time when the archaeology...

  • If Taj Mahal is built by traitors, so is Red Fort, politician tells Modi

    Responding to the controversial remarks, Lok Sabha member Asaduddin Owaisi, tweeted: “Traitors also built Red Fort will Modi stop hoisting Tiranga? Can Modi and Yogi tell domestic and foreign tourist not to visit Taj Mahal?”The All India Majlis-i-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief, in a series of tweets, also said that the Hyderabad House in Delhi — the state capital’s venue for hosting foreign dignitaries — was built by a “traitor”...

  • Tulamba fort under attack again

    MULTAN: The fort of Tulamba has survived many invaders for more than 2,500 years, according to legend; it is, however, now caving in to the apathy of the authorities...

    The Tulamba fort is located in the middle of the town and it was reconstructed by Sher Shah Suri...

  • Proposal to declare fort, Shalamar Gardens endangered: activists

    LAHORE: Threatening to strike off Lahore Fort and Shalamar Gardens off the World Heritage Site list, civil society activists quoted the World Heritage Committee (WHC) as saying that the Orange Line Metro Train project will “irreversibly compromise the authenticity and integrity of the properties and is a potential threat to its Outstanding Universal Value (OUV)”...

    ”Addressing the conference, noted conservationist Dr Ijaz Anwer,...

  • Rohtas Fort documentary planned

    GUJRAT: The Jhelum district government has decided to make a documentary on Rohtas Fort to attract tourists and inform young people about the monument...

    There is a plan to approach local historians for authentic information about the fort...

  • Altit Fort — Hunza's silent prestige

    Altit Fort was on top of my to-see list, I had been told it would be the best place to learn about the origins of its people...

    The valley's inhabitants are the Burusho — they claim to be the descendants of Greek soldiers who were part of Alexander the Great's army...

  • Fort Vimieux

    Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 – 1851), an English romantic landscape painter, watercolourist and printmaker, painted “Fort Vimieux”, oil on canvas (106...

    “Fort Vimieux” is among the group of paintings in which the artist recorded the British struggle against the French in Napoleonic Wars, and even made a special trip to sketch the ship...

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