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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...

  • Official neglect turning historical tomb into ruins

    LARKANA: The tomb of Shah Baharo, the great general of the Kalhora period, is in dire need of preservation and restoration, but the Sindh culture department’s apathy towards it persists despite the fact that under the 18th constitutional amendment it has to look after the historical site, sources said...

    The tomb of Shah Baharo is one of the monuments that has been neglected in the past for various reasons and failed to attract the...

  • Restoration work of 18th century tomb resumes after brief hiatus

    LARKANA: Work on the restoration of the 18th century tomb of Shahbaharo, a general in the army of Sindh ruler Mian Noor Mohammad Kalhoro, has resumed after a brief pause, says Dr Ishtiaque Ansari, regional coordinator of the Endowment Fund Trust (EFT) for Preservation of the Heritage of Sindh...

    “As the structure was gradually deteriorating and cracks were developing in the tomb and its walls we opted to seek technical support of...

  • Myths & mysteries: The curse of the Pharaoh’s tomb

    There was such a curse linked to the tomb of King Tutankhamen, a young king who died in his youth, probably murdered by his uncles or enemies to stop him from becoming the next pharaoh...

    No statue or mention of him in the ancient records, so no one had heard of him until the discovery of his tomb...

  • Taj Mahal Muslim tomb, not ancient Hindu temple says Indian court

    An Indian court officially rejected claims that the Taj Mahal is a Hindu temple while hearing an appeal to let Hindus pray in the historic monument's premises, The Guardian reported on Wednesday...

    Only Muslims are allowed to pray in Taj Mahal, a mausoleum built by Shah Jahan over one of his wives’ final resting places
  • The tomb of the man who conquered Delhi

    Locals say Dr Khan had employed a driver from the village who told him about its history, after which Dr Khan paid for the construction of the tomb...

    The land of the tomb was originally bought by retired Maj Gen Nawabzada Sher Ali Khan Pataudi, and his grave is also in the compound,” said Ashfaq Ahmed, who lives next to the tomb...

  • Egypt announces discovery of 3,500-year-old tomb in Luxor

    LUXOR: Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery in the southern city of Luxor of a pharaonic tomb belonging to a royal goldsmith who lived more than 3,500 years ago during the reign of the 18th dynasty...

    The tomb, located on the west bank of the river Nile in a cemetery for noblemen and top officials, is a relatively modest discovery, but one that authorities has announced with a great deal of fanfare in a bid to boost the country’s...

  • Tomb of a fabled princess

    TAXILA: The crumbling Mughal era monument in Hassanabdal, locally known as tomb of Princess Lalarukh, is in dire need of preservation and restoration...

    The tomb’s past grandeur is fast fading with graffiti covering the walls and growing encroachment...

  • Tomb of Quaid’s aide renovated

    GUJRAT: The district government of Jhelum has renovated the tomb of Raja Ghazanfar Ali Khan, a prominent leader of Pakistan Movement and an aide of Qauaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah...

    It has also got constructed a library and an art gallery adjacent to the tomb in Pind Dadan Khan (PDK) tehsil in a short period of two months...

  • Turkey moves mediaeval era tomb to avoid flooding risk

    HASANKEYF: Turkish authorities on Friday conducted a hugely ambitious and controversial operation to move a centuries-old tomb to new location to stave off the risk of flooding from a dam project...

    The tomb of Zeynel Bey is a 15th century memorial to one of the key figures in the Ak Koyunlu tribe who controlled much of eastern Anatolia and the Caucasus and vied for supremacy with the emerging Ottomans...

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