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  • Jinnah between Kerala and Dubai

    WE can only guess how Bangladeshis regard Jinnah after some of his self-proclaimed followers subverted his dream in 1971...

    And some of these partisans of the Indian stump of Jinnah’s Muslim League have carried the adulation to Dubai...

  • Looking for Jinnah’s Pakistan

    All sorts of ironies are often pointed out about what happened to Pakistan after the early demise of its founder, Mohammad Ali Jinnah...

    Shamim Ahmed in his article, “A Leaf from Jinnah’s Life” (DAWN, 1948), described Jinnah to be a supremely confident man who, before leaving for England to study Law, told his first cousin Fatima Ganji Vaji, ‘I will return a great man …’Though he had first arrived in England to study Business, he...

  • NARRATIVE ARC: JINNAH, FATIMA AND DINA

    The recent demise of Dina Wadia, the only child of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, reminded me of Lieutenant Colonel Ilahi Bakhsh’s account of the last days of the Quaid in his slim yet extremely important book, With the Quaid-i-Azam During His Last Days...

    A leading physician of his times, tasked with treating and looking after the Quaid, Bakhsh accompanied Jinnah and his sister Fatima Jinnah when the ailing Father of the Nation...

  • Jinnah's only child, Dina Wadia, passes away at 98

    Dina Wadia, the only child of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Rattanbai Petit, passed away in New York on Thursday, sources in Mumbai and New York confirmed...

    Jinnah had raised Dina alone after his separation from Rattanbai and her subsequent demise...

  • Jinnah’s daughter

    Dina Wadia, the only child of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah passed away in New York on Thursday at the age of 98...

    The first time was when Mr Jinnah passed away on Sept 11, 1948, and the second and last time in 2004 at the invitation of then president Musharraf to witness a cricket match between India and Pakistan...

  • Jinnah and Iqbal in a ‘new’ light

    Since the dawn of Independence, the Establishment — albeit with varying labels — has tried to misinterpret, tamper or altogether censor any sayings of [Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali] Jinnah and his sister [Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah] which are in direct conflict with the ruling cliques’ own views...

    On August 11, 1947, according to Hector Bolitho, Jinnah made “the greatest speech of his life”...

  • Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah protesters ordered to vacate Jinnah Avenue

    ISLAMABAD: The capital administration on Monday warned organisers and activists of the Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah to immediately vacate Jinnah Avenue where they are staging a sit in and served them a notice in this regard as well...

    The sit-in is also likely to threaten public peace by blocking Jinnah Avenue, will affect local businesses, may pose a threat to public property and may lead to a riot or affray within the city, the...

  • Smokers’ Corner: The mysterious ideologue on Jinnah’s left

    Ever since 1940, the AIML (led by the refined lawyer and politician, Mohammad Ali Jinnah), had increasingly pushed for the idea of creating a separate nation-state for the Muslims of India, carved out from the Muslim-majority areas of the region...

    Desperate to bag widespread support for the AIML in the province, Jinnah agreed to a suggestion made to him by Mumtaz Daultana — a leading member of the party in the province...

  • Jinnah star Christopher Lee passes away at 93

    The veteran actor, who is perhaps best known to local audiences for playing the titular role in Jamil Dehlavi's biopic of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, enjoyed a diverse career in films ranging from Dracula to The Wicker Tree to the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies...

    His favourite film, however, was Jinnah...

  • ‘Illegal construction’ under way at Jinnah Courts

    KARACHI: Another building is being constructed illegally on the premises of Jinnah Courts, as the temporary headquarters of the Pakistan Rangers has become a place where violation of heritage law doesn’t attract any punishment, it emerged on Saturday...

    Built between June 1932 and June 1933, the Jinnah Courts is protected under the Sindh Cultural Heritage (Preservation) Act of 1994 that says nobody including the owner of a protected...

  • Ton-up Marina steals show in Fatima Jinnah event

    KARACHI: Opener Marina Iqbal slammed a splendid century to star in Omar Associates’ clinical 260-run defeat of Lahore in the runs in 10th Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah National Women Cricket Tournament at the Lahore Country Club in Muridke on Wednesday...

  • Jinnah Govt College win

    KARACHI: Karachi’s Jinnah Government College continued to stamp their authority in the ongoing edition of the Red Bull Campus Cricket when they outclassed Superior College by 82 runs here on Tuesday...

    Hamza Ghanchi’s splendid 75-run knock and Amit Ravi’s quick-fire 56 helped Jinnah Government College reach an imposing 219-4 in their allotted 20 overs at the Moin Khan Academy...

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