From Mirpur to Birmingham

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MUZAFFARABAD: Authorities in Pakistan are planning to launch a bus route from the Kashmir town of Mirpur to the British city of Birmingham, 8,000 kilometres (5,000 miles) away. [nggallery id=114] The mammoth journey will take travellers through some of the most dangerous areas of Pakistan on their way to Iran, Turkey and Europe before reaching […]

LCWU holds seminar on Islamic calligraphy

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LAHORE: A seminar aimed at promoting Islamic calligraphy was arranged at Persian Department of the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) on Thursday. LCWU Vice Chancellor Dr Sabiha Mansoor and Iran Cultural Centre Director General Abbas Ali Famoori were invited to the seminar, titled ‘Role of Islamic Calligraphy in Islamic Heritage’. Speaking on the occasion, […]

Currency in Pakistan

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The Pakistani rupee (Urdu: روپیہ) (sign: ₨; code: PKR) is the official currency of Pakistan. The issuance of the currency is controlled by the State Bank of Pakistan, the central bank of the country. The most commonly used symbol for the rupee is Rs, used on receipts when purchasing goods and services. In Pakistan, the […]

Moin Khan

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Mohammad Moin Khan (Urdu: محمد معین خان; born September 23, 1971), popularly known as Moin Khan (Urdu: معین خان), is a former Pakistani cricketer, primarily a wicketkeeper-batsman, who remained a member of the Pakistani national cricket team from 1990 to 2004. He has also captained the Pakistani side. He made his international debut against the West Indies at Multan. He took over 100 catches in […]

Sehba Akhtar

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Sehba Akhtar (September 23, 1930 – February 19, 1996) was a poet and songwriter in Pakistan. He was born to Sir Rehmat Ali Rehmat, a poet and a contemporary of Agha Hashr Kashmiri, in Srinagar, India. Sehba originally belonged to Amritsar. He started writing verses in his school days. He passed his high school from Breli and later attended the […]