Scotland can do it alone

my country, Scotland, decides whether to remain a part of the United Kingdom or go it alone as an independent sovereign nation. I have been a vocal advocate of the Yes campaign, and spoke at its start in Edinburgh in May 2012.

Last week, during a . . . → Read More: Scotland can do it alone

BJP suffers a blow in by-polls

It may sound premature, but it has to be said: the Modi wave has ebbed. Sure, bypolls are not general elections, nor are they a vote of confidence on the incumbent Prime Minister. But these elections across ten states in 33 assembly and three Lok Sabha seats are a clear indication of the mood of . . . → Read More: BJP suffers a blow in by-polls

Qaid-e-Azam’s 66th death anniversary observed

The 66th death anniversary of the founder of Pakistan‚ Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was observed throughout the country today with reverence and honor.

Different sittings of Quran Khawani were held on this occasion countrywide including the one at the mausoleum of the Quaid in Karachi. Political personalities, armed forces, officials, and citizens visited the mausoleum . . . → Read More: Qaid-e-Azam’s 66th death anniversary observed

COAS invites college & university students to get to know the army better

 A group of over 100 students from Kinnaird College visited various military units and formations at Lahore Garrison on Thursday.

The programme, ‘A Day Out with Army’ has been specifically introduced throughout the Army on instructions of Chief of Army Staff to acquaint students from different colleges and universities on routine functioning of Pakistan Army . . . → Read More: COAS invites college & university students to get to know the army better

India to speed up citizenship process for persecuted minorities from its neighborhood

The Centre has set up a task force to expedite pending citizenship requests from nearly one lakh Hindu and Sikh refugees from Pakistan and Bangladesh.

This will cut down the time needed for the process from several years to two months and help the people, many of whom were driven from their homes and financially . . . → Read More: India to speed up citizenship process for persecuted minorities from its neighborhood

Renowned artist / actor Maqsood Hassan passes away

Seasoned Pakistani actor Maqsood Hassan breathed his last on Wednesday at the age of 67.

The veteran radio and TV artist, whose career spanned nearly 50 years, died of a heart attack in Karachi.

Hassan was considered a great actor with burgeoning talents in the entertainment industry. He started his career from Radio . . . → Read More: Renowned artist / actor Maqsood Hassan passes away

Wiki Loves Monuments… This time Pakistan is in too!

Wiki Loves Monuments Pakistan is an online photography competition about cultural heritage sites in Pakistan. It is a part of the international annual photographic competition Wiki Loves Monuments, which is officially the biggest photography competition in the world according to the Guinness World Records and organised worldwide by Wikipedia volunteer editors.

The aim of Wiki . . . → Read More: Wiki Loves Monuments… This time Pakistan is in too!

Coke Studio 7 delayed due to prevailing political crisis

After a winter of upheaval at Coke Studio, the popular show was all set to return to television screens on  September 7 but sources revealed to The Express Tribune that it is no longer happening. The latest season of Coke Studio has been delayed and will not be released on . . . → Read More: Coke Studio 7 delayed due to prevailing political crisis

Do you know what DJ Butt means?

On Tuesday afternoon, as the sun began to set on Constitution Avenue, when Dr Tahirul Qadri took the stage to speak to his followers and Imran Khan’s supporters on Constitution Avenue, the sound system failed him.

Amid repeated requests to his engineers to ensure that everyone could hear the speech, Dr Qadri regretted that his . . . → Read More: Do you know what DJ Butt means?

Khan takes a break from inquilab, leaves for Bani Gala to get some exercise

With the protesters still battling police on Constitution Avenue and the country’s fate hanging in the balance, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Monday night left the site of the sit-in and headed for his residence located in Bani Gala to “work out”.

PTI leader Arif Alvi posted on social media, . . . → Read More: Khan takes a break from inquilab, leaves for Bani Gala to get some exercise