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  • Pakistan Monument, Lok Virsa declared smoke-free zones

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) on Monday declared the Pakistan Monument and the Lok Virsa Complex ‘tobacco smoke-free zones’...

    At the monument, NHS Minister Aamer Mehmood Kiani said: “A healthy and smoke-free environment in public places, healthcare establishments, educational institutes and on public transport is our collective responsibility, legal obligation and moral duty...

  • Martyrs’ monument inaugurated at PAF Museum

    KARACHI: On the occasion of the 1965 war golden jubilee, Air Force Day was celebrated by unveiling a martyrs’ monument at the PAF Museum and laying of a wreath on the grave of Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas Shaheed (Nishan-i-Haider) here on Monday...

    Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman inaugurated the martyrs’ monument where he laid a wreath also and offered Fateha for the martyrs of the 1965 and 1971 wars...

  • Families seek monument to Baldia factory fire victims

    KARACHI: A monument be erected at the place where the burnt-out facade of the Baldia garments factory stands and the culprits behind the country’s deadliest fire that claimed 259 lives on September 11, 2012 be arrested, demanded the families of the victims on the third anniversary of the incident...

  • MQM-P will march to ‘Martyrs’ Monument’ today

    KARACHI: In what appears to be an attempt to flex political muscles, Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) chief Dr Farooq Sattar has announced that his party will stage a rally to visit “Martyrs’ Monument” in Azizabad’s Jinnah Ground, close to the MQM’s sealed headquarters, on Saturday (today)...

    Since MQM founder Altaf Hussain’s Aug 22, 2016 incendiary speech, the party’s Nine Zero headquarters and its public secretariat at...

  • Farid Gate — monument turned into an eyesore

    The contractor engaged for the purpose deployed labour on the site, shifted construction material there and got erected the shuttering to remove the old plaster from the monument so that marble tiles could be fixed there to restore its original shape...

    The monument’s first renovation was initiated under the former district nazim Tariq Cheema...

  • Monument complex

    Another example is the new Islamabad international airport which has seen massive cost overruns and delays since 2007...

    It makes one wonder why politicians, particularly in a debt-ridden country, suffer from a ‘monument complex’ (as Dr Flyvberg of Oxford University puts it) even when hundreds of our projects face delay and cost overruns are in the trillions?Flyvbjerg points to four aspects to answer that...

  • MQM-P leaders, supporters pay respects at 'Martyrs' Monument' in Karachi

    Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar and other supporters of the party paid a visit to the "Martyrs' Monument" in the Azizabad Area in a ground close to the party's sealed headquarters in Karachi on Saturday...

    The MQM-P was to stage a rally to visit the monument, but changed tack at the last minute, with Sattar alleging that the party was not granted permission by the administration to march to the...

  • Karachi included in World Monument Watch List for 2018

    KARACHI: The built heritage of Karachi — referred to as ‘Historic Karachi’ — has recently been included in the list of 25 sites constituting the World Monument Watch List for 2018...

    The list is announced every year by the World Monument Fund (WMF), a New York-based non-profit organisation dedicated to saving world’s treasured places and has so far orchestrated over 600 projects in 90 countries...

  • Swabi villagers remove PTI’s name from monument

    SWABI: The residents of Kotha union council have removed the name of ruling PTI engraved on a monument built at a local thoroughfare during the previous night, the police and PTI leaders said on Sunday...

    The locals had contended that the tehsil municipal administration, at the behest of PTI leaders, had written name of the party on the monument built at the Safdar Chowk, instead of retaining its old name...

  • Kalashnikov monument unveiled in Moscow

    MOSCOW: Russian officials and Orthodox priests on Tuesday unveiled a statue in Moscow of inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov, whose iconic AK-47 assault rifle has claimed countless lives worldwide...

    A priest sprinkled holy water on the seven-metre tall statue of Kalashnikov gripping his deadly creation, which will now loom over motorists from a traffic island in one of the sprawling capital’s central thoroughfares
  • Imran Khan opens work on monument to APS students

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Wednesday inaugurated the work on a monument to the victims of the Army Public School Peshawar attacks amid protest by parents of the deceased students against the government’s failure to set up a judicial commission into the massacre and fix responsibility on anyone for security failure...

    The monument will be built on the premises of the Directorate of Achieves and Libraries... ...

  • Monument for Sept 6

    SARGODHA: A monument is being built near Officer’s Club on University Road to mark the golden jubilee celebrations of 1965 Indo-Pak War...

    A flag-hoisting ceremony will be held at Company Bagh and the inaugural ceremony of the monument will be held on Sept 7...

  • This week 50 years ago: Frere Hall declared protected monument

    So what did the report say? Well, according to it, Frere Hall, a century-old building situated at Bagh-i-Jinnah, had been declared a protected monument by the Central government...

    In a government gazette issued on June 25 it was notified that the government had prohibited bringing into Pakistan any copy of The Carpet Beggars by Harold Robins...

  • IS blows up ancient monument in Palmyra

    BEIRUT: Jihadists of the self-styled Islamic State have blown up the Arch of Triumph in Syria’s Palmyra, the country’s antiquities chief said on Monday, stepping up their campaign of destruction at the world heritage site...

    Syrian antiquities director Maamun Abdulkarim warned of a catastrophe unfolding in Palmyra, which the jihadists have been dismantling since capturing it in May
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