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  • 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...

    But she was never alone, as the common people of Pakistan held her in high esteem...

  • 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...

  • Condolences pour in following Dina Wadia's demise

    Soon after news broke about the death of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah's only daughter Dina Wadia on Thursday, messages of condolences started to pour in through social media...

    PPP leader Naz Baloch shared an iconic picture of Dina with her father Mohammad Ali Jinnah and aunt Fatima Jinnah...

  • 'The women of Pakistan stand with the daughters, sisters and mothers of Kashmir': SAPM Awan

    Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan said on Sunday that February 23 is the day to salute the daughters of Kashmir who sacrificed their husbands in the struggle for the freedom of Kashmir...

    it is the day to tell our daughters, sisters and mothers in Kashmir that the daughters, sisters and mothers of Pakistan are with them and they will not leave them helpless," she added...

  • Pakistan to send chloroquine tablets to US, Saudi Arabia among others: Awan

    Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan on Tuesday said that the federal cabinet has decided to send chloroquine tablets to "friendly nations" to help them in their time of need...

    While briefing the media after a cabinet meeting in Islamabad, Awan said that one million chloroquine tablets will be sent to Saudi Arabia and United States each, 500,000 to Turkey and Italy each, 5m to the...

  • Court imposes Rs500 fine on Babar Awan

    ISLAMABAD: A district and sessions judge (DSJ) on Saturday imposed Rs500 fine on Babar Awan for not submitting reply on an application filed by the former chief justice (CJ) Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry...

    In the application, former CJP objected that Mr Awan could not represent Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan because he holds “certain preconceived notions and personal bias against him due to certain judicial orders”......

  • PPP's Babar Awan to join PTI tomorrow, claims Imran Khan

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday claimed that PPP's Dr Babar Awan would be joining his party tomorrow...

    An associate of Awan's in conversation with DawnNews today claimed that the senator would hand in his resignation to Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani in the coming days and undertake a new step along his political journey in which, he said, the PTI held 'great significance'...

  • Babar Awan parts ways with PPP, joins PTI

    Former PPP leader Senator Babar Awan on Friday formally announced that he is joining the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)...

    "I part ways with the PPP after a long-standing membership of 21 years," Awan said during an iftar party held at his residence where PTI leadership were the main guests, according to DawnNews...

  • Khawaja Asif takes flak for calling Firdous Ashiq Awan PTI's 'newly acquired dumper'

    Federal Defence Minister and PML-N stalwart Khawaja Asif sparked an outcry after seemingly referring to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's new arrival Firdous Ashiq Awan as the party's "newly acquired dumper" and — in an apparent repeat of his earlier verbal transgression — PTI chief whip Shireen Mazari as a "tractor trolley"...

    Then, without naming anyone and supposedly taking aim at Mazari and Awan, the federal minister said the "tractor...

  • Babar Awan resigns from Senate seat

    Former law minister Babar Awan officially resigned from Senate on Thursday, confirming that he had sent his resignation letter to Chairman Raza Rabbani by post...

    "I am not Nehal Hashmi that I will back-track after resigning," Awan said, speaking to DawnNews...

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