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  • Bayern’s Bundesliga title celebrations put on ice after Gladbach draw

    BERLIN: Bayern Munich were forced to wait at least another week for their fourth successive Bundesliga title after they were held 1-1 at home by Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday as Borussia Dortmund kept the title race alive with a 5-1 rout of VfL Wolfsburg...

    The Bavarians, needing to win to clinch their 26th German championship with two games to spare, got off to a great start when Thomas Mueller scored in the sixth minute
  • Besakhi celebrations begin at Punja Sahib

    TAXILA: The Gurdwara Punja Sahib Hassanabdal on Sunday echoed with Sikh religious slogans of ‘Wahe Guru Ji Ka Khalsa, and ‘Jo Bolay So Nihal’ as thousands of Sikh and Hindu devotees gathered for the annual celebration of Besakhi...

    The pilgrims have poured in from various parts of the world, with most arriving from India and the Gulf States for the celebration of the annual festival which began on Sunday
  • Hindutva now targets Tipu Sultan celebrations

    Tipu who fought against British troops valiantly was laid low by the betrayal of two Indian neighbours, the Nizam of Hyderabad and the Marathas, who joined the governor general’s forces to silence him...

    He alleged that people from other districts had arrived in large numbers ostensibly in support of the Jayanti celebrations and the police failed to crack down on armed protesters...

  • Parliament Watch: The decision that turned celebrations into gloom

    It couldn’t have come at a worse time for the ruling PML-N...

    It was busy celebrating the $46 billion Chinese investment and the good grades the IMF and international credit rating agencies gave it for building up the country’s foreign exchange reserves when the election tribunal dropped the bombshell of unseating Railway Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique by ordering fresh polling in the Lahore constituency
  • North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

    North Korea held mass celebrations for its latest successful long-range missile test, Pyongyang's state media said Saturday, with a propaganda-filled display of fireworks and dancing in public squares...

    Kim himself was absent from the celebrations ? he usually stays away from such events ? but Friday's gathering drew key military, party and government leaders...

  • 70th Independence Day celebrations begin in Lok Virsa

    ISLAMABAD: The 70th Independence Day celebrations started at Lok Virsa with a colourful ceremony featuring special plays, folk songs and dance performances on Tuesday...

    The children presented national songs such as ‘Dil Dil Pakistan’, ‘Ay Putar Hatan De Nae Bikday’, Kalam-i-Iqbal’, Her Lehza hai Momin ki Nai Aan’, Brahvi folk song ‘Dane pe Dana’, Punjabi folk song ‘Tut Gae Tarak ker ke’, ‘Lathe de Chadar’ and a special play on the...

  • Political parties at the forefront of city’s Eid Miladun Nabi celebrations

    RAWALPINDI: Three of the city’s main political parties appeared to be competing with each other to see who could hold the most elaborate event on Friday, leading their own rallies to mark Eid Miladun Nabi...

    The PML-N, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Sheikh Rashid Ahmed’s Awami Muslim League held separate events and rallies that eventually merged with the city’s main procession, which began and culminated at Jamia Masjid via Raja Bazaar...
  • Chinese vice premier to visit Pakistan for Independence Day celebrations

    Vice Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Wang Yang will start a two-day visit to Pakistan on Sunday to be part of the Independence Day flag hoisting ceremony on Monday, a press release from the Chinese Embassy said...

    The Chinese vice premier will lead a high-powered delegation and is expected to meet President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during the visit
  • Bhitshah comes alive as Bhitai urs celebrations get under way

    HYDERABAD: The 274th urs of the great Sufi saint Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai was formally inaugurated by Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani at Bhitshah on Saturday...

    The three-day celebrations featuring laying of wreaths on the great saint’s grave by revered personalities and luminaries, recitation of the saint’s mystic poetry, mystic music and dance performances by known artists, poetic sessions, exhibitions, traditional sports...

  • Celebrations in Karachi to mark Japanese emperor’s birthday

    KARACHI: The singing of the national anthems of Japan and Pakistan and the Consul General of Japan in Karachi Mr Toshikazu Isomura’s speech in fluent Urdu, along with the cutting of the cake, were some of the highlights of Japanese Emperor Akihito’s 84th birthday celebrations at a local hotel here on Monday...

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