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  • COAS visits Gujranwala Garrison

    GUJRANWALA: Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday visited the Gujranwala Garrison, where he was given briefing on operational preparedness of the Gujranwala corps, progress on operation Raddul Fasaad and census, says a press release issued by the ISPR...

    The COAS also addressed officers of the Gujranwala Garrison and visited Pasrur Cantt...

  • Brief, heavy rainfall causes flooding in garrison city

    According to the Met Office, more rain-thunderstorms are expected at scattered locations in Islamabad and upper Punjab, including Rawalpindi, Gujranwala and the Lahore divisions, as well as in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir...

  • Garrison city loses prominent politician

    RAWALPINDI: Former Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) member and ex-MPA Agha Riazul Islam passed away on Monday night with his funeral prayers held at Liaquat Road, outside his office in Rabia Manzil on Tuesday...

    Agha Riazul Islam was elected Rawalpindi’s mayor in 1979 local bodies polls but resigned from office in protest, soon after Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was hanged by General Ziaul Haq
  • COAS visits Hyderabad garrison

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif visited the Hyderabad Garri­son on Thursday, an ISPR press release said...

    During his visit, the COAS met officers, troops and veterans of the formation
  • Pro-Gen Raheel banners reappear in garrison city

    RAWALPINDI: After the banners urging Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif to impose martial law and form a government of technocrats in the country a few months ago, posters again emerged in the garrison city on Saturday asking the government and parliamentarians to amend the law allowing the general to contest the general elections 2018 and become the prime minister...

    The posters have been installed in the heart of the garrison...

  • The humble chai makes a comeback in the garrison city

    RAWALPINDI: Having been overshadowed by coffee for some time now, tea has made a comeback in the garrison city and is now available in various flavours – including blueberry, caramel and chocolate – in high-end restaurants as well as roadside stalls from one end of the city to the other...

  • Garrison city’s music makers

    Nestled between a mosque and an imambargah in downtown Rawalpindi, music workshops on Shah Allah Ditta Road fashion wood and animal hide into traditional instruments, such as the tabla, sitar, rubab, dhol, dholak and harmonium...

    Music is an ancient art, and instruments have been recovered from the ruins of Harappa, Mohenjo-Daro and Taxila, while the sitar is said to have been invented by Amir Khusro
  • 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...

    Ordering a complete ban on the broadcast of images and speeches of the MQM supremo till the court...

  • 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)...

    ”As all the consecutive full moons are captured at the same scale, the images highlight the changes in its apparent size...

  • HONY: The deleted images from Pakistan

    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...

    While the pictures that have been published on the HONY page are being praised for promoting an alternative Pakistan, these unseen images give us even more insight into the country’s hidden treasures...

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