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  • Ruby Chishti

    Ruby Chishti is an installation artist and graduate of the National College of Arts, Lahore...

    A direct reference to the popular art historical motif of the ‘Madonna and Child’, Chishti reconfigures this traditional image...

  • Afiniti founder Zia Chishti 'steps down' after sexual assault allegations

    Software company Afiniti's founder Zia Chishti stepped down from his senior roles in the wake of sexual assault allegations against him, it emerged on Friday...

    A spokesperson for Afiniti was quoted by Sky News on November 17 as saying "we take any allegations of this nature extremely seriously" and that Chishti "strongly disputed all accusations against him"...

  • Star-studded roster of advisers could not stop Chishti’s fall

    WASHINGTON: Former finance minister Hafeez Shaikh is one of the six people still on the board of directors of the Afiniti group whose founder Zia Chishti had to exit the company earlier this week after a sex scandal...

    Chishti spent more than a decade building Afiniti and assembled a star-studded roster of advisers -- three former heads of government, including former British Prime Minister David Cameron, and a former US military...

  • Iqbal’s love: Iqbal’s life

    It was to him that the young Muhammad Iqbal, the son of an ordinary man but the bearer of extraordinary ambition, sent his first lyrics...

    Muhammad Iqbal, the great national poet, could be imagined to exist in such an age, cared for and coddled and encouraged and celebrated...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • TTP claims responsibility for killing PML-N MPA in Gujranwala

    PESHAWAR: The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Monday claimed responsibility for the killing of Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) member of Punjab Assembly (MPA) Rana Shamshad who was shot dead along with his son and a party worker in Gujranwala's Kamoki area on Sunday evening...

    Chaudhary Shamshad was elected to the Punjab Assembly from Gujranwala's constituency PP-100 on a Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) ticket... ...

  • FIA arrests three suspects from Sialkot, Gujranwala

    GUJRANWALA / SIALKOT / QUETTA: Following the discovery of 15 bullet-riddled bodies by the Levies force in Balochistan’s Buleda tehsil on Wednesday morning, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) raided and arrested several human traffickers in Sialkot and Gujranwala districts on Thursday...

    Zafer Iqbal of Jamki Chattha in Wazirabad tehsil was another suspect arrested...

  • One hundred years of Islamia College, Gujranwala

    GUJRANWALA: The Govt Post-Graduate Islamia College, Gujranwala, formerly Guru Nanak Khalsa College, is going to complete 100 years of its foundation...

    It was in 1912 that some prominent Sikhs of Gujranwala, under the Khalsa Committee or Khalsa Educational Council, established a school in the town...

  • FIA arrests eight suspected human traffickers from Gujrat, Gujranwala

    The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday arrested eight suspected human traffickers from Gujranwala and Gujrat as part of a crackdown against trafficking that began following the recovery of the bullet-riddled bodies in Balochistan's Turbat last week...

    In a raid conducted by FIA officers in Gujranwala, seven suspected traffickers were arrested and 142 original Pakistani passports were recovered, according to an FIA...

  • PTI to support PML-Q candidate in Gujranwala re-poll

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has decided to support the PML-Q candidate, Nasir Cheema, in the re-poll in PP-97 Gujranwala...

    PTI Punjab president Ejaz Chaudhry chaired a meeting of the party’s Gujranwala district’s office-bearers at provincial secretariat on Sunday and asked them to actively work in the re-poll process...

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