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  • NARRATIVE ARC: JINNAH, FATIMA AND DINA

    The recent demise of Dina Wadia, the only child of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, reminded me of Lieutenant Colonel Ilahi Bakhsh’s account of the last days of the Quaid in his slim yet extremely important book, With the Quaid-i-Azam During His Last Days...

    A leading physician of his times, tasked with treating and looking after the Quaid, Bakhsh accompanied Jinnah and his sister Fatima Jinnah when the ailing Father of the Nation...

  • Ton-up Marina steals show in Fatima Jinnah event

    KARACHI: Opener Marina Iqbal slammed a splendid century to star in Omar Associates’ clinical 260-run defeat of Lahore in the runs in 10th Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah National Women Cricket Tournament at the Lahore Country Club in Muridke on Wednesday...

  • Youth asked to learn lessons from Fatima Jinnah’s life

    ISLAMABAD: The 50th death anniversary of Madr-i-Millat Fatima Jinnah will be commemorated today (Monday) ...

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday urged the country’s young generation, particularly women, to rekindle the spirit of comradeship, dedication and reinforcement for the development of Pakistan as manifested through the life-long struggle of Ms Jinnah...

  • Fatima Jinnah’s cars handed over to consultant for restoration

    KARACHI: The two forgotten classic cars belonging to Miss Fatima Jinnah, which had been gathering rust for years, have finally been handed over to experts for restoration by the government at the National Museum here on Monday...

    “After being restored, the cars will be put on display permanently at the Quaid-i-Azam House Museum or Flag Staff House as it is also known as on Fatima Jinnah Road,” said Mr Ikram...

  • Miss Fatima Jinnah’s cars come back home

    KARACHI: Miss Fatima Jinnah’s 1955 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible and her 1965 Mercedes Benz 200, which had been driven to ruin over the years due to negligence by their caretakers, have been restored to their original condition with the heritage vehicles placed at the Quaid-i-Azam House, or Flagstaff House as it is also known, on Monday...

  • What Fatima Jinnah told those who tampered with her speech

    Those who read my previous blog on the late Miss Fatima Jinnah’s censored speech in 1951 on Radio Pakistan and her burial, came forth with countless interesting comments...

    To prove the point that Miss Jinnah’s speech was indeed censored, I had referenced Qudratullah Shahab’s book...

  • University of Central Punjab, Jinnah College in Campus Cricket final

    KARACHI: Defending champions University of Central Punjab produced a power-packed performance in the semifinal to send University of Peshawar packing from the Red Bull Campus Cricket 2017 while Jinnah Degree College from Karachi recorded a resounding victory over Emerson College in the tournament’s second semi-final to set up a grand final, to be played at the DHA Sports Club (Moin Khan Academy) on Saturday...

    Their batsmen failed to...

  • Pak movement veteran Fatima Sughra dies at 86

    Renowned Pakistan Movement worker Fatima Sughra died on Sunday night in Lahore after a protracted illness...

    Fatima Sughra won acclaim for her rebellion against British rule during the Pakistan Movement, when she pulled down Union Jack from the Civil Secretariat Lahore gate and hoisted her own green dupata as a flag for the Muslim League...

  • Fatima Sughra is no more

    LAHORE: Fatima Sughra, remembered as the young girl who had hoisted up the Pakistani flag for the very first time, passed away on Monday after an illness...

    “She used to take part in a lot of women’s processions at that time, and the Government centre was the Civil Secretariat at the time too,” said Shahid Rasheed, trustee of the Pakistan Movement Workers’ Trust...

  • Rabia, Fatima claim archery titles

    LAHORE: Rabia Momin of Islamabad and Sajjab Fatima of Lahore won the senior and junior titles respectively of the Punjab Open Women Archery Championships at the Punjab Stadium here on Friday...

    In the senior category, Aqsa Ali of Government College University Lahore (GCUL) grabbed silver medal while Abida Siddique of Punjab University and Anum Khawar of GCUL seized bronze medals...

  • Sundus, on fighting for Fatima’s chance to hear

    Doctors said Fatima would never speak, but her mother changed thatA week after Fatima Raza’s first birthday, her parents discovered she was deaf...

    What they didn’t realise at the time, however, was that Fatima was responding to the visual element of toys – a bright light or eye-catching image – and had no reception of sound at all...

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