After Lahore, Pakistan is born in Nepal

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in News KATHMANDU: With rescue efforts still underway in quake-hit Nepal, a second child born at the Army field hospital has been named ‘Pakistan’ in a unique attempt to show appreciation to Pakistan for their relief efforts, according to an Inter Services Public Relations official. The first reported birth at the Army field hospital was on […]


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Mankiala (also known as Manikyala and Manikiyala) is a village in the Potohar plateau, Punjab near Rawalpindi, Pakistan, which is known for its Buddhist stupa. It is located some 50 km from Islamabad, beyond Rawat Fort. The name Mankiala is said to be derived from Raja Man or Manik. Mankiala Stupa is a Gandhara era stupa built to memorialize the place where, according to legend, Buddha sacrificed some of his body parts to […]

Rashid Minhas

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  Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas or Rashid Minhas Shaheed, NH, (Urdu: راشد منہاس‎) (February 17, 1951 – August 20, 1971) was a Pilot Officer in the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) during the 1971 Pakistan-India War. Minhas, a newly commissioned officer at that time, is the only PAF officer to receive the highest valour award, the Nishan-e-Haider. He is also the youngest person and the shortest-serving officer […]