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  • Qatar welcomes Saudi 'political' decision to open border for hajj

    “What matters to us is the bottom line, which is that our citizens now have a way to attend the hajj (pilgrimage), and we uphold our demand that hajj be spared politicisation and remain separate from our political issues,” Sheikh Mohammed said...

    Saudi Arabia has announced it would open the Salwa border crossing to Qatari pilgrims for the annual hajj pilgrimage to the city of Makkah, the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and...

  • IS attacks in Saudi Arabia raises security concerns for Hajj

    DUBAI: The Daesh or the self-styled Islamic State militant group is extending its reach in Saudi Arabia and fears are that its determination to bring down the US-allied royal family has raised concerns it could threaten the annual Muslim Hajj pilgrimage later this month...

    So far, the extremist group's presence in the kingdom appears to be in a low-level stage, but it has claimed four significant bombings since May, one of them in...

  • Hajj lucky draw postponed in keeping with SHC stay order

    Hours before the government was due to announce the names of those selected in the annual Hajj lucky draw, the Ministry of Religious Affairs on Friday announced that it has delayed the draw indefinitely in keeping with a stay order issued by the Sindh High Court...

    The petition had declared that the new Hajj policy, which prevents individuals from performing the pilgrimage more than once within a stipulated period of time, is against...

  • Dr Abdus Salam's bust unveiled at IAEA Headquarters

    A bust of Nobel Prize winning physicist Dr Abdus Salam was unveiled at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Headquarters in Vienna on Wednesday by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano, a Foreign Office (FO) handout said today...

    The bust of Dr Salam will be placed at the IAEA HQ alongside those of other notable figures, most of them scientists, who were instrumental in the promotion of nuclear science and technology, according...

  • Salam Basant

    The prime minister has been able to secure front-page coverage for a certain Abdus Salam by naming a centre at the respected Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad after him...

    The freedom he gives himself soon after — the freedom to be seen hobnobbing with the likes of Dr Salam, may certainly have a staggering effect on those longing for an expedited weakening of Mr Sharif...

  • Cousin of Nobel laureate Abdus Salam gunned down in Nankana Sahib

    A prominent local leader of the Ahmadi community and a relative of Nobel laureate Abdus Salam was gunned down in Nankana Sahib on Thursday morning in an attack claimed by the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ)...

    The mistreatment of and mainstream bias against the community is one of the main reasons that Pakistan's first Nobel laureate, Dr Abdus Salam, fled the country to reside in the United Kingdom...

  • CII decries naming QAU physics centre after Dr Abdus Salam

    Chairing the last session as the head of Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Thursday, Maulana Mohammad Khan Sherani decried the proposal to rename the Quaid-i-Azam University's (QAU) physics centre after Professor Abdus Salam...

    The council discussed the proposal after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif forwarded a summary to President Mamnoon Hussain of his approval to rename the National Centre for Physics at QAU the “Professor Abdus...

  • Ramanujan and Salam — what inspired them?

    SRINIVISAN Ramanujan (1887-1920) and Muhammad Abdus Salam (1926-1996), two intellectual giants of the 20th century, were born in the same corner of the world...

    Curiously, Abdus Salam, then a 19-year-old student at Government College Lahore, wrote his very first paper proposing a simpler solution to an intriguing mathematical problem posed about 20 years earlier by Ramanujan...

  • NA passes resolution to rename QAU's Abdus Salam Centre to al-Khazini Department

    The National Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution to change the name of National Centre for Physics at Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) from Professor Abdus Salam Centre for Physics to al-Khazini Department — after the Byzantinian astronomer, Abu al-Fath Abd al-Rahman Mansur al-Khazini...

    The physics centre was named after Abdus Salam in December 2016 following the approval of the then prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, who had also...

  • Abdus Salam in China

    PUBLIC interest in Abdus Salam, Pakistan’s legendary theoretical physicist, has surged with the worldwide release of Salam, The First ****** Nobel Laureate, a Netflix documentary...

    Their paper, titled Abdus Salam and China — A View on Salam’s Influence on China’s Science Development Based on His Six Visits to China was published from Beijing in March 2019 in a Chinese language journal...

  • Salam’s face blackened

    Very recently a group of abuse-yelling young men in Gujranwala chose to video-record themselves while spraying black paint onto a poster of Prof Abdus Salam...

    An Ahmadi and Pakistan’s sole science Nobel Prize winner who died 25 years ago, Salam is the only Pakistani who has seriously impacted the world of science...

  • Hathora Group: Karachi’s first terror

    Decades before blood-curdling episodes of suicide bombings and ‘target killings’ became an uneasy norm in Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, a wave of terror cut across the widespread and chaotic metropolis that carried with it almost exactly the same sense of fear and dread as does the vicious criminal madness in the city today...

    Though Karachi was never a very peaceful and serene city, before the mid and late 1980s its crime rates...

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