Saba Qamar’s “Hindi Medium” continues to make headlines – for all the right reasons

Saba Qamar’s “Hindi Medium” continues to make headlines – for all the right reasons

Karachi, January 21 (Dawn): The 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards held in Mumbai, saw glamour and glory galore, but we only had one thing on our minds: Hindi Medium‘s wins. The film bagged five nominations in the following categories, Best Film, Saba Qamar for Best Actor (Female), Irrfan Khan for Best Actor (Male), Best Director, and Best […]

Preservation of Buddhist art helps Pakistan fight stereotyping

Preservation of Buddhist art helps Pakistan fight stereotyping

Colombo, January 18: Pakistan has been undergoing an image makeover to portray itself as a tolerant country where its non-Islamic heritage is not obliterated in the process of asserting its basic Islamic character, writes P.K.Balachandran in Daily Express. In a video address at the opening of the Pakistan Single Country Exhibition here on January 12, […]

India files charge sheet against Pakistan-based terrorists Hafiz Saeed and Syed Salahuddin

India files charge sheet against Pakistan-based terrorists Hafiz Saeed and Syed Salahuddin

New Delhi, January 18 ( PTI):  India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday filed a charge sheet against 12 persons, including Lashkar-e-Taiba (Let) chief, Hafeez Saeed, and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen head, Syed Salahuddin, in a case related to alleged funding of terror and secessionist activities in the Kashmir Valley, and sought permission to continue the probe. The […]

Pakistani police arrest suspect in rape and murder of 7-year-old girl

Pakistani police arrest suspect in rape and murder of 7-year-old girl

Lahore, Jan 18 – Pakistani authorities on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl that ignited nationwide protests and outrage over allegations of government inaction, two police officials said. Police found Zainab Ansari’s body in a dumpster in Kasur district near the eastern city of Lahore last week, four […]

China helping Pakistan fortify bunkers on the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan

China helping Pakistan fortify bunkers on the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan

New Delhi, January 17 (India Today): China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is helping the Pakistan Army to fortify its bunkers along the Rajasthan border, according to a latest intelligence report accessed by India Today. Reports say that four to five Chinese military personnel have been reported at the Pakistani post in Jannatgul opposite Bikaner. Inputs […]

Pakhtun Sikhs make Nankana Sahib in Pakistani Punjab their cultural hub

Pakhtun Sikhs make Nankana Sahib in Pakistani Punjab their cultural hub

Pakhtun Sikhs fleeing from the Taliban, have made Nankana Sahib in Pakistani Punjab their home and have revived many Sikh festivals not celebrated in this part of the world since the partition of India in 1947, writes Haroon Khalid in Scroll. The only time I attended Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti (birthday) celebrations at Nankana Sahib […]

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