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  • Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai's 272nd urs kicks off in Bhit Shah

    HYDERABAD: The 272nd urs celebrations of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, Sindh's most popular sufi saint, commenced formally Friday morning in the town of Bhit Shah in Sindh's Matiari district...

    Officially, two separate opening ceremonies were held, with one attended by adviser to Sindh chief minister for Auqaf, Dr Qayyum Soomro, and the other by CM’s adviser on culture, Sharmila Farooqui...

  • Sakhi Hasan Gymkhana lift title

    KARACHI: Sakhi Hasan Gymkhana clinched the KCCA Zone VI ‘B’ Division League cricket title after pulling off a 44-run victory over Paposh Nagar CC in the final played at the Sakhi Hasan Gymkhana Ground here on Sunday...

    Batting first, Sakhi Hasan Gymkhana made 214 before being all out in 33 overs...

  • Osama sought to destroy Pakistan, says Jilani

    WASHINGTON: The slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden considered Pakistan an enemy and made every effort to harm the country and its people, says Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani...

    In a letter to a Republican congressman, Ted Poe, Mr Jilani informed the lawmaker that his country was “a victim” and not the perpetrator of terrorism, as Mr Poe claimed...

  • Pakistan removed objectionable material from textbooks: Ambassador Jilani

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan has been steadily reforming its education system and has also removed a number of offensive references from its textbooks, Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani said in his reply to a US report about objectionable material in Pakistani textbooks...

    While reviewing the report “Teaching Intolerance in Pakistan”, Ambassador Jilani noted that the report by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) was a...

  • Ambassador Jilani censures NYT over damning editorial on Pak role in Afghanistan

    Pakistan Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani on Thursday rejected assertions made in a New York Times editorial published May 12, which implicated Pakistan for the mess in Afghanistan and termed Islamabad a “duplicitous” and “dangerous” partner for the United States and Afghanistan...

    In a statement that was a rejoinder to the NYT indictment, Jilani came out hard against the organisation, questioning what he called its...

  • Don’t blame Pakistan for mess in Afghanistan: Jilani

    “Pakistan cannot be held responsible for the mess in Afghanistan, which is the result of the collective failure of the international community,” said Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani...

    Mr Jilani noted that a recent editorial in The New York Times accused Pakistan of “duplicity and double game,” which was not only wrong but also “extremely painful, especially when Pakistan has suffered the most due to war in Afghanistan”...

  • Ambassador Jilani gives 'evidence' on human rights violations in held Kashmir to US special envoy

    ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States (US) Jalil Abbas Jilani on Tuesday handed over 'evidence' on human rights violations in India-held Kashmir (IHK) to US special envoy Richard Olson...

    During their meeting at the US State Department, Ambassador Jilani stressed that the international community, especially the US, should take note of the inhuman and degrading treatment of innocent civilians in held Kashmir, including...

  • Columnist Amina Jilani passes away in Karachi

    Renowned columnist and social activist Amina Jilani passed away on Thursday in Karachi, a family friend confirmed to Dawn...

    Jilani, reportedly in her 80s, was known for her bold columns on the issues of corruption and bad governance in Pakistan...

  • Wahab Shah – dancing to entertain, create emotional connection

    LAHORE: Wahab Shah Dance Company, an institute for learning various forms of dance here, has been invited by the Natya Ballet Centre to perform at the Natya Ballet Dance Festival in New Delhi, said an ecstatic Wahab Shah, contemporary dancer and the brains behind the dance company...

    Moreover, Shah said his dance company was setting up a studio space in Karachi that would be operational by July end...

  • Sindh govt will not consult governor on IG issue: Wahab

    KARACHI: Spokesperson for the Sindh government Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Wednesday said certain opposition parties were exploiting the controversy over removal of inspector general of Sindh police to their own advantage instead of following the Constitution in this matter...

    “IGP Kaleem Imam has himself become controversial, who in clear violation of the service rules has got himself involved in politics,” said Barrister Wahab, also...

  • Sindh to share Rs749.9bn in PM’s Rs1.1tr Karachi uplift plan, says Wahab

    1 trillion Karachi package announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan look highly grim as the debate between the centre and the province over their contribution continued on Tuesday with the Sindh government claiming that the federal government would spend a “meagre” sum of Rs33 billion per annum while remaining funds would be invested through public-private partnership...

    “The Sindh government is actually contributing Rs749...

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