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    Speech On 14 August Pakistan 1947

  • Ramazan of 1947, and now

    RAMAZAN of 1947 also fell in the long and thirsty days of the subcontinental summer...

    The collective act of fasting paralleled at the time the collective act of waiting, the patient longing for dusk, a metaphor for the collective longing for a country, for the creation of Pakistan...

  • ‘The Ramazan of 1947 and now’

    The Ramazan of 1947 was also hot and humid...

    Shouldn’t be we ashamed that even after 68 years of independence we are unable to provide electricity and water to our people? Shouldn’t we be ashamed that more than half of our population has no access to potable water and sanitation? Shouldn’t we be ashamed that millions of our children don’t go to schools and most of the schools in rural areas are without teachers, roofs, furniture,...

  • Tahirul Qadri to return to Pakistan on August 8

    Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chairperson Tahirul Qadri announced on Monday that he would be returning to Pakistan on August 8, DawnNews reported...

    Qadri's announcement has come just as Pakistan is gearing up to elect a new prime minister after Nawaz Sharif's disqualification by the Supreme Court in the Panamagate case...

  • Imran Abbas's 'Jaanisaar' to release on August 28 in Pakistan

    **After news came in that notable Indian film director Muzaffar Ali will be visiting Pakistan on the release of his love saga Jaanisaar, many were curious to know when exactly will that be...

    The film, which is actor Imran Abbas's second Bollywood venture, is opening in Indian cinemas today, and will be released in Pakistan on August 28, according to Abbas's Twitter post today:With Imran Abbas and fashion entrepreneur-turned-actor...

  • August 15 — Pakistan's Independence Day

    In 2003, I attended a workshop under Hussain Naqi, that the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) conducted in Lahore...

    "Naqi sahab smiled, emptied out the tobacco from his pipe into an ashtray, and retorted, "You are late by only 24 hours, and, yes, now I can understand why the Red Revolution did not make it to Pakistan on time...

  • Pakistan received 47pc less rainfall than usual this August

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan received 47pc less rainfall this August than usual with just two weeks remaining until the end of the monsoon, apparently due to climate change...

    According to data compiled by the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), overall rainfall between July 1 and Aug 27, 2018, was 28pc below normal...

  • Inaugural women’s football league to kick off in August

    KARACHI: The inaugural Pakistan Women’s Football League will kick off in August this year, it was decided by the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) on Sunday...

    Balochistan United, the holders of the Women’s Championship title, will be favourites to win the inaugural edition which also see Wapda, Pakistan Army, Young Rising Star, Punjab, Higher Education Commi­ssion, Diya WFC and Islam­abad Football Association Women FC take part... ...

  • Nisar and Rajnath may meet in August

    ISLAMABAD: The interior ministers of Pakistan and India are expected to meet on the sidelines of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) conference scheduled to be held in the federal capital in the first week of August...

    Many attempts have been made in the past to stabilise fragile relations between Pakistan and India but all such efforts have been thwarted by untoward incidents that always cause a breach...

  • PBS reissues trade figures for August

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said on Tuesday that it had previously released incorrect trade figures for August...

    It said the error occurred due to the use of an incorrect exchange rate for August...

  • Policy on repatriation of Afghan refugees by August, Senate told

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate was informed on Friday that a comprehensive policy on Afghan refugees’ repatriation would be finalised by August and submitted to the cabinet for approval...

    He said the repatriation of registered Afghan refugees was guided by the principle of voluntarism as embedded in a tripartite agreement signed between the governments of Pakistan and Afghanistan and the UNHCR...

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