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  • 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...

  • PSP, MQM-P and Mohajir Qaumi Movement on same page against Altaf Hussain

    The Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) and Mohajir Qaumi Movement on Monday accepted Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan's (MQM-P) invitation for a multi-party conference to be held on August 22 — which MQM has termed its 'Day of Deliverance'...

    PSP leader Anees Advocate, while addressing a joint press conference at the party's headquarters in Karachi, said that PSP will join MQM-P in trying to find solutions to Karachi's problems, as well as...

  • Qaumi Zaban’s Jamiluddin Aali edition published

    KARACHI: Urdu literary magazine Qaumi Zaban’s edition dedicated to the late poet and scholar Jamiluddin Aali was launched at the Anjuman Taraqqi-i-Urdu office on Saturday...

    She appreciated the fact that Dr Hassan had mentioned other national languages in it which meant that the Anjuman was not just meant for the Urdu language and its readers...

  • More party members quit Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz

    Amidst an ongoing crackdown against various factions of the separatist Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSQM), more members announced their decision to quit the party during a press conference in Tando Mohammad Khan on Thursday...

    The workers announced they were moving away from nationalistic politics and would join mainstream parties to work for 'pro-Pakistan politics'...

  • 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...

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