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  • Ramazan of 1947, and now

    RAMAZAN of 1947 also fell in the long and thirsty days of the subcontinental summer...

    The collective act of fasting paralleled at the time the collective act of waiting, the patient longing for dusk, a metaphor for the collective longing for a country, for the creation of Pakistan...

  • JI opposes shirt-and-trouser school uniform

    PESHAWAR: As the elementary and secondary education department is considering changing uniform in government schools, the Jamaat-i-Islami has opposed shirt and trousers for boys terming it Americanisation of education system...

    Official sources told Dawn on Monday that the department recently began deliberations for changing the prevalent school uniform for boys and girls in government schools across the province...

  • Defiant Syria soccer coach sports Assad T-shirt

    SINGAPORE: In a defiant gesture of support for his country’s embattled leader, Syria’s national soccer coach wore a T-shirt of a smiling President Bashar al-Assad to a news conference here on Monday — and said he wanted to keep politics out of sport...

    The coach, Fajr Ibrahim, was flanked by midfielder Osama Omari and a Syria Football Association official, who also sported matching white Assad t-shirts ahead of a 2018 World Cup...

  • Afghan boy becomes Internet star after plastic shirt goes viral

    JAGHORI: A five-year-old Afghan boy has become an Internet star after pictures went viral of him wearing an Argentina football shirt made out of a plastic bag, complete with his hero Lionel Messi's name...

    Murtaza Ahmadi has never met his idol and lives in a Taliban-controlled area of Afghanistan but footage and photos of him wearing the improvised shirt, with Messi's named scrawled in marker pen, went round the world...

  • Indian fan jailed for wearing Afridi shirt wants to meet star all-rounder

    The 21-year-old Indian youngster, Ripon Chaudhry, who was arrested by local police over wearing Pakistan team shirt while watching a local cricket tournament in Assam, says he wants to meet Shahid Afridi at-least once in his life...

    Ripon Chowdhury, 21, was arrested on Sunday in Hailakandi, a small town in India's northeastern state of Assam, while watching a local cricket tournament after his shirt angered a Hindu nationalist...

  • NZ batsman Henry Nicholls donates World Cup final shirt

    WELLINGTON: New Zealand batsman Henry Nicholls will donate the shirt he wore in the heart-stopping final of last year’s World Cup in England to help raise funds for the battle against the Covid-19, media reports said on Thursday...

    The 28-year-old will donate the half-sleeve shirt, signed by his teammates, to the local chapter of United Nations’ children’s fund UNICEF, the Stuff website reported...

  • UK man sues UAE officials claiming he was tortured for wearing a Qatari football shirt

    A British man has launched legal action against UAE state security officials, claiming he was stopped, falsely detained and tortured for wearing a Qatari football shirt, his lawyers confirmed on Friday...

    Ahmed is seeking damages for false imprisonment, assault and battery, intentional harm — including psychiatric harm — and negligence while detained in the emirate of Sharjah between January 23 and February 12, 2019...

  • Banksy creates T-shirt to help statue-toppling defendants

    LONDON: People lined up on Saturday in the English city of Bristol to get the latest work by elusive street artist Banksy, a T-shirt created to help four defendants charged over the toppling of a local statue of a slave trader...

    The grey shirt features the word Bristol above an empty plinth like the one on which the statue of 17th-century slave merchant Edward Colston long stood...

  • Noor Mukadam murder: Islamabad police say Zahir's shirt was stained with victim's blood

    Islamabad police on Tuesday issued a detailed statement clarifying the progress in the Noor Mukadam murder case, stating that the shirt of the primary accused, Zahir Jaffer, was stained with the victim's blood at the time of his arrest...

    He also told a court that there were no bloodstains on Zahir's pants when he was arrested and that he did not get the photo collected from the digital video recorder (DVR) vetted through a...

  • CPJ calls on government to lift suspension of ads to Dawn and Jang media groups

    The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on Pakistani authorities to stop withholding government advertisements to the Dawn and Jang media groups and grant ads to media outlets "without regard for their editorial stances"...

    Citing news reports and information from the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), CJP noted in a statement on Monday that the federal government and governments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab...

  • 'Sab Se Bari Jang' launched

    It happened on Saturday evening when a book detailing the movement for freedom of expression of 1977-78 titled Sab Se Bari Jang, written and compiled by eminent journalist and poet Ahfazur Rehman, was launched at the Arts Council...

    Mehnaz Rehman, rights activist and Ahfazur Rehman’s wife, gave a heartfelt account of the troubles she and her husband had to face during Gen Ziaul Haq’s rule as they fought for freedom of the press... ...

  • REVIEW: In the name of freedom:Ahfazur Rahman's Sub Se Barri Jang

    There is a major difference, though: Dr Khan’s work covered the press scene in South Asia since the days of the East India Company, while Rahman’s book concerns itself solely with the 1977-78 movement...

    While Dr Khan wrote prosaic Urdu, Rahman’s diction has a literary touch, perhaps justifiably, because the book is a memoir, with the author himself in the mainstream of the struggle launched by the Pakistan Federal Union of...

  • Jang Group executive director kidnapped in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Gunmen have kidnapped Jang Group Executive Director Abid Abdullah in Peshawar, a senior police official said Thursday...

    Mushtaq Khan said that Abdullah, who arrived in Peshawar from Islamabad on Tuesday, was seized as he left for a hotel after visiting the local printer for Jang...

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