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Ilham Aliyev: we are proud of our cultural and historical heritage

By Mubashar Ahmad Bhatti In month of June, 2015 the Republic of Azerbaijan hosted first ever European Games. The country with overwhelming Muslim majority population brought together more than 6000 European athletes. Thousands of sport fans and tourists from all over the world got mesmerised with beauty of capital city Baku and other spots of Azerbaijan. And the fact that Azerbaijani team stood second in the Olympics was another surprise. 24 years back, this scene would have looked a dream. In the early years of independence Azerbaijan experienced tremendous difficultiesRead More


ATC sends Dr Asim to jail in case relating to harbouring terrorists

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party leader and close aide of former president Asif Ali Zardari, Dr Asim Hussain, was produced in an antiterrorism court (ATC-II) Tuesday where he was sent on a judicial remand after having been released by police on Dec 11.Adjourning the matter till Dec 30, the court also ordered that copies of all prosecution documents, including statements of witnesses, be handed over to Dr Hussain in compliance with Section 265-C of the Criminal Procedure Code.


QAU students observe strike over hike in fee, lack of facilities

ISLAMABAD: 22 DEC (DNA) – Quaid-e-Azam University on Tuesday turned into battlefield when students staged strong protests against abnormal hike in university fee and the ignorance on their demands by the University administration. According to details, a registered students union of the university, Quaid-e-Azam University Students Federation (QSF), gave few demands to the administration asking them to cut down fee to a lower level, to improve and extend university facilities, accommodation facilities, to redress the drinking water issues, gas shortage and internet problems and improvement in mess. Despite assurances givenRead More


Younis remains unpicked as PSL draft ends

Younis on top five in Test rankings

Former Twenty20 captain Younis Khan remained unsold as the Pakistan Super League (PSL) draft concluded on Tuesday with Abdul Razzaq and Saeed Ajmal the most notable last-minute inclusions.It is worth noting that Pakistan’s only World T20 title came under Younis’ leadership in 2009 and the 38-year-old had expressed a desire to feature in the PSL in a similar role.His omission is likely to create another storm just weeks after the prolific batsman ended his ODI career amid much drama at the start of the England series.


Why Paris climate conference would fail?

The “historic” agreement just concluded in Paris was supposed to be the humanity’s last chance to save the world from catastrophic warming. If that’s the case, then the world is surely doomed. Notwithstanding the giddy talk, not aPolar BearChristopher.Michel via Foter.com / CC BY single major polluter offered anything resembling an adequate plan to slash emissions. In fact, literally every country gamed the process—demonstrating, yet again, the utter folly of trying to save the world by putting it on a collective energy diet.


Portraits of Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Iqbal unveiled at PNCA

ISLAMABAD, DEC 22 (DNA) –Portraits of Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Allama Muhammad Iqbal” by ImtiazAmjad, who is born & raised in United Kingdom (Glasgow, were unveiled at PNCA on Tuesday. Federal Information Secretary Saba Mohsin unveiled the portraits.ImtiazAmjad studied interior design at Glasgow College of Building & Printing (now known as Glasgow Caledonian University). During academic sphere Imtiaz was also exposed to other mediums that include photography, drawing & painting, printing, sculpture, modeling, & digital multi-media. Before moving to Pakistan Imtiaz worked as an interior designer & digital artist.