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  • PRA wants YouTube, Dailymotion registered

    LAHORE: The Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) on Thursday served separate notices to two international video-sharing websites — YouTube and Dailymotion — and a local website Mustakbil...

    “As you are providing taxable services in Punjab Pakistan you, therefore, are liable to comply with the rules under this jurisdiction...

  • The seven long years when Pakistan did not sing its national anthem

    For seven long years after the inception of their country, the people of Pakistan could not sing their national anthem...

    The political leadership was faced with two major dilemmas:Perhaps, in the case of the national anthem, too, language was a contentious issue; people in East Pakistan spoke Bengali, while those in West Pakistan spoke four different languages, which included Sindhi, Balouchi, Punjabi, and Pashto...

  • Disrespecting the national anthem in China may soon mandate prison time

    China's legislature is considering a bill mandating prison sentences of up to three years for disrespecting the national anthem, amid rising nationalist appeals from the ruling Communist Party under the leadership of President Xi Jinping...

    Since taking office in 2012, Xi has established a growing cult of personality that leans heavily on his image as a patriotic leader who brooks no slight to national dignity...

  • ‘What kind of curriculum ignores the national anthem?’

    ISLAMABAD: A PTI MNA informed a National Assembly sub-committee on Monday that Pakistani students sent to a recent South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) event in India could not sing their national anthem...

    “What type of syllabus and textbooks are we providing our students?” she asked, adding that “our students should have deep attachment to our culture, our values and our national anthem...

  • Pemra asks private TV channels to telecast national anthem in morning

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Elec­tronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued an advice to private TV channels, asking them to telecast national anthem daily in the morning to promote patriotism...

    “The authority has advised private TV channels to telecast national anthem before the start of everyday transmission as being practised in neighbouring countries to promote patriotism,” says an official announcement on Thursday...

  • National anthem

    WITHOUT any exception, our national anthem is one of the best pieces of poetry, a gift to this nation by Hafiz Jallandhry...

    With deep meanings and perfection of its message to future generations, our anthem is a jewel in itself...

  • ‘National anthem’

    THIS is apropos the letter “National anthem” (Aug 25)...

    While the anthem might be full of ‘deep meanings and perfection’, its inclusion in the school curriculum would not be as effective as expected...

  • Tamil version of National Anthem also played at Lanka Independence Day ceremony

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka celebrated on Thursday its 68th year of independence from the British, making history with the singing of the national anthem in Tamil at the formal ceremony held in the capital...

    Although irking ultra Sinhala nationalists, the country broke with a long-standing tradition of singing only the Sinhalese version of the national anthem at official functions after President Maithripala Sirisena permitted the singing of...

  • Indian court orders cinemas to play national anthem

    NEW DELHI: All cinemas must play the national anthem before screening movies and audiences should stand for it, India’s highest court ruled on Wednesday, drawing angry accusations of an assault on civil liberties...

    The Supreme Court panel said cinemas should display the national flag on the screen as the anthem was played, and that making people stand up would instil a sense of patriotism...

  • New national anthem describing struggles of Kashmiris launched

    MUZAFFARABAD: A new national anthem was launched in Muzaffarabad on Monday, which was inspired by the situation in Indian occupied Kashmir...

    “Kashmir jo Pakistan bhi hai, yeh Jannat arzi, ye wadi; Hai iska naseeb ab azadi”, is the chorus of the song, which means: Kashmir which is also Pakistan, this paradise on earth, the valley...

  • India arrests 12 for not standing during national anthem

    Twelve people have been arrested in southern India for not standing while the national anthem was being played at an international film festival, police said Tuesday...

    The arrests follow a ruling by India's Supreme Court last month that said the anthem must be played before every film screening in the country, accompanied by a visual of the national flag, and that audiences must stand...

  • Indian theatres do not have to play national anthem

    India's Supreme Court on Tuesday reversed a ruling that ordered the national anthem to be played before movie screenings while audiences stand, a ruling that sparked a spate of arrests and attacks on cinema-goers who refused to rise...

    The new decision, Indian news outlets reported, allows theaters to choose whether to play the national anthem...

  • 4 cricketers arrested in India-held Kashmir for playing Pakistani national anthem before match

    Police in India-held Kashmir on Sunday arrested four cricketers for playing the Pakistani national anthem before the start of a cricket match in Bandipora district, Times of India reported...

    The two teams that participated in the cricket match on January 4 were booked and four players were arrested for honouring Pakistan's national anthem after a video of them doing so went viral on social media, Times of India said...

  • Sri Lanka scraps Tamil national anthem at Independence Day

    Sri Lanka's new government declined to sing the national anthem in Tamil, the country's second national language, during the island's Independence Day celebrations on Tuesday...

    This was a departure from the previous government which sang the anthem in the country's two primary languages to promote ethnic harmony in the aftermath of a decades-long civil war...

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