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  • Shoe thrown at Nawaz Sharif at Jamia Naeemia Lahore

    A day after ink was thrown on Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif in Sialkot, a shoe was thrown at PML-N's supreme leader Nawaz Sharif in Lahore on Sunday, DawnNewsTV reported...

    Sharif, who had arrived at Jamia Naeemia to address a ceremony marking the death anniversary of Mufti Mohammad Hussain Naeemi, had a shoe thrown at him by a man in the audience as soon as he took the stage...

  • Wafaqul Madaris keeps Jamia Hafsa out of its list

    ISLAMABAD: Wafaqul Madaris al Arabia, the board of seminaries belonging to the Deobandi school of thought, has decided to keep Jamia Hafsa Islamabad delisted, rejecting its fresh application for the enrollment of the students...

    Jamia Hafsa is affiliated with Lal Masjid, and its principal is Ume Hasaan, wife of Maulana Abdul Aziz, the administrator of the seminary...

  • Ex-model Veena visits Jamia Binoria

    KARACHI: Former actress and model Veena Malik visited Jamia Binoria in SITE area with her husband and son on Saturday, met its chief Mufti Muhammad Naeem, senior faculty members and students and said she wanted her children to get educated at the religious institution...

    Ms Malik did not specify any particular reason behind her visit to Jamia Binoria Al Almia — one of the country’s largest religious institutions — but said her life...

  • CDA asks Jamia Hafsa to voluntarily demolish construction on park land

    ISLAMABAD: Twelve years after Jamia Hafsa in G-6 was razed, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) is asking its administration to demolish its new building voluntarily because it has been built on land for a children’s park in G-7...

    The notice, which is addressed to the Masjid Committee and Madressah Al-Hafsa and available with Dawn, said it has come to CDA’s notice that violations of the 1963 Islamabad Building Regulations and...

  • Jamia Hafsa students claim responsibility for defacing feminist mural in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Students from Jamia Hafsa have claimed responsibility for defacing a mural, painted ahead of the Aurat Azadi March, in G-7 on Tuesday...

    A statement signed by “students of Jamia Hafsa” was issued on Wednesday claiming responsibility for defacing the mural, even though a senior Lal Masjid cleric had earlier confirmed that members of the proscribed organisation Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat defaced the mural with the blessing of Mr...

  • Maulana Aziz moves to Jamia Hafsa

    ISLAMABAD: Former Lal Masjid khateeb Maulana Abdul Aziz along with his family moved to Jamia Hafsa from the mosque under an agreement made between him and the government...

    Haroon Rasheed, son-in-law and nephew of the cleric, told Dawn that Maulana Aziz and his wife shifted to their house located on the premises of Jamia Hafsa at G-7...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • City Diary: Beautification of Lahore to reflect culture, history and tradition

    The divisional administration’s policy to involve the National College of Arts (NCA), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA), Parks and Horticulture Authority and others in planning, designing and executing small pilot schemes for the city’s beautification in view of its natural, cultural, heritage and historical values is a right step in the right direction...

    “After completion of...

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