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  • Heer Ranjha performed on UoG campus

    SIALKOT: Lahore-based amateur actors came together under the Sangat Group to stage a play, Heer Ranjha, at the auditorium of University of Gujrat (UoG) Sialkot Campus on Sunday...

    The play was based on Heer Waris Shah...

  • Mundwa Film Festival starts with Heer Ranjha screening

    ISLAMABAD: The launch of Lok Virsa’s Mundwa Film Festival was greeted with great enthusiasm as adults and children gathered in the Media Centre to watch Ejaz Durrani’s Heer Ranjha...

    ”Syed Noor spoke at the event reminiscing about how when he joined the film industry he would watch Heer Ranjha every few days and learn something more from it...

  • Thrice elected on Muttahida ticket, Heer Soho defects to PPP

    KARACHI: A woman MPA of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan, who is said to have acted as a bridge between certain disgruntled lawmakers of her party and the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party during the Senate elections, announced that she was joining the PPP on Tuesday...

    Heer Soho — who has returned to the Sindh Assembly for a third time since 2002 on a seat reserved for women from the MQM platform — told the media that she had joined...

  • In search of the lost Heer

    KARACHI: The blurred face of a woman peeking from a jharokha window in Lahore, a photograph taken by Rudyard Kipling’s father John Lockwood from the 1870s, made its way to Harleen Singh Sandhu’s Instagram page (@thesingingsingh) as he introduced the world to a project close to his heart — The Lost Heer...

    “The Lost Heer Project is a by-product of my four years of research on the partition and archiving memories of partition refugees,”...

  • The mazar & BRT

    This will obstruct the view to about 50 listed heritage buildings and also obstruct the view of the Quaid’s mazar from M...

    Here it is worthwhile recalling why the mazar is located where it is and the importance of that location...

  • Accord on Mazar-i-Quaid chandelier signed with China

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China signed on Tuesday an agreement of implementing a project of manufacture and maintenance of the chandelier of the Mazar-i-Quaid...

    Adviser to the prime minister on national history and literary heritage Irfan Siddiqui and Ambassador of China to Pakistan Sun Weidong signed the 13-page agreement here at the ministry of national history and literary heritage...

  • To the Quaid’s mazar we go

    There were men, women and children all ready to pedal their way to the Quaid-i-Azam’s mausoleum as an act of solidarity and patriotism on the 69th anniversary of the day Pakistan was born...

    That’s when everyone chanted slogans of ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ followed by cheering and clapping to appreciate each other’s accomplishment before turning to go back...

  • Mazar-i-Quaid to have solar system

    This was pointed out at a meeting of the sub-committee of the Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting and National Heritage held on Monday at the Mazar Management Board...

    He further pointed out that the federal government bears all the expenses of the mazar...

  • Indian consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif attacked by gunmen

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF: The Indian consulate in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif came under attack on Sunday with an unknown number of gunmen attempting to enter the compound after twin explosions and shots were heard, the spokesman for the local governor said...

    It came amid renewed efforts to reduce longstanding tensions between India and Pakistan and restart peace talks with the Afghan Taliban as part of a broader drive to...

  • Mazar-i-Quaid illuminated pink in solidarity with breast cancer patients

    The Mazar-i-Quaid was illuminated pink on Saturday as part of solidarity with breast cancer patients and survivors...

    Pink Ribbon Campaign, in collaboration with Government of Pakistan, National History and Literary Heritage Division and administration of Mazar-i-Quaid, illuminated one of the most sanctified places in the country — the Mazar-i-Quaid — in solidarity with the 40,000 women who die each year due to breast cancer...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

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