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  • Gulzar's outpourings tell us of the unimaginable human cost of Partition

    Quite reminiscent of the Radcliffe Award, the boundary line drawn between India and Pakistan, the movie shows how an international boundary is drawn inconsiderately and thoughtlessly between two villages in the former Soviet Union, which are at a handshaking distance from each other...

    The front door opened in what became Pakistan, while the back door opened in what remained India...

  • Dissident PTI lawmaker Gulzar Khan passes away

    Gulzar Khan, a disgruntled lawmaker of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and former bureaucrat, passed away in Peshawar on Monday...

    Gulzar, who was elected an MNA from Peshawar's NA-4 constituency on a PTI ticket in the 2013 general elections, could not survive the treatment he was undergoing after suffering from a cardiac arrest a few days ago...

  • What’s up, Doc Gulzar?

    If there’s any one person in the Indian film industry who deserves an honorary doctorate degree for his intellectual pursuits and an awe-inspiring body of work, it’s Gulzar...

    Kolkata University has announced that it will bestow on Gulzar sahib an honorary PhD...

  • Gulzar Bano: a feminist icon

    Miss Gulzar Bano, who passed away in Lahore last week, was an iconic figure in the Pakistani women’s struggle for realizing themselves...

    Born in 1927 in one of the Bastis of Jalandhar district, Gulzar Bano spent her childhood in Uttar Pradesh, where her father was an officer in the Indian Forest Service...

  • Gulzar gets miffed

    Lyricist and film-maker Gulzar is not one who would get provoked by a mere question...

    But last week he lost his cool when, at the music launch of the film Motu Patlu, a journalist sought his views on the current tensions between India and Pakistan...

  • ‘Religious discrimination harms Pakistan, defies Quaid’s vision’

    ISLAMABAD: Faith based prejudices have existed in Pakistan since the birth of the country and only deepened during Gen Ziaul Haq’s missionary rule, and after the 9/11 attacks on America, reveals a recent survey of religious minorities...

    Titled ‘Living in fear: Pakistan’s unequal citizens’, the report was prepared by the Asia Foundation and the Pattan Development Organization and launched at the Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary...

  • Pakistan to give pink ball another go in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy final

    KARACHI: Pakistan will experiment with the pink ball in the final of its premier First-class cricket tournament in preparation for a possible day-night Test against Australia later this year, a cricket official said Saturday...

    “We had experimented with the orange ball in the final of the trophy in 2011 and then with a pink ball in 2012 so the latest final will help us further assess the pink ball as Australia have offered us to play...

  • No room for extremism in Quaid’s Pakistan: PM

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the ideals espoused by Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah do not leave space for extremism in the country...

    “The present democratic government has resolved to leave no stone unturned to make the country the Quaid’s Pakistan in a real sense,” he said in a message on the 68th death anniversary of the Father of the Nation...

  • Week-long ‘Quaid Ka Pakistan’ celebrations draw to a close

    ISLAMABAD: A week of events held to celebrate Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s birth anniversary concluded on Sunday at the Liaquat Gymnasium at the Sports Complex with a grand prize distribution ceremony and colourful performances...

    The Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) and the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage organised a number of programmes, held between Dec 19 and Dec 25, including a speech...

  • ‘Quaid did not want to separate Pakistan from a larger configuration’

    Partition is not independence,” said author, former senator and federal minister, and member of the Senate Forum for Policy Research Javed Jabbar during a discussion with Nadya Qamar Chishty Mujahid on the third edition of his book Pakistan — Unique Origins; Unique Destiny? at the Oxford Bookshop here on Thursday evening...

    It was the partition of Punjab and the partition of Bengal,” he explained, also stressing that the Quaid did...

  • Hostile elements giving sectarian colour to terrorist incidents in Pakistan: ISPR

    The Pakistan Army has called for a unified response to what it said was a "malicious" campaign by hostile intelligence agencies and anti-state elements to give a sectarian and ethnic colour to a recent string of terrorist incidents in the country that mainly targeted minority Shias...

    The people of Pakistan need to be cognisant of the campaign, which is also "unwittingly" being spread on social media, said the statement, adding that...

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