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 […]

Bhulley Shah

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Year 1758 AD. Syed Abdullah Shah, a member of the distinguished Muslim Syed family dies in Kasur, and his body is denied a burial in Kasur’s graveyard and is left without funeral proceedings out-side the town for some days until a non-native stranger arrives their to perform Syed Abdullah Shah’s funeral. Commonly known as Bulleh […]

Namira Salim

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  Namira Salim (Urdu: نمیرا سلیم; born 1975 in Karachi, Pakistan) is a Pakistani explorer already been to both poles, skydived over Mount Everest and set up country’s first consulate in Monaco. She may also become the first Pakistani to travel into space after she was short-listed among 100 space tourists by the world’s first commercial space liner Virgin Galactic in 2007 out of 44,000 candidates.  Salim has said […]

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 […]

Ghulam Mustafa Khan

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Ghulam Mustafa Khan, PhD, D.Litt, SI, (September 23, 1912 – September 25, 2005) was a researcher, critic, linguist, author, scholar of Urdu literature and linguistics, educationist and religious and spiritual leader belonging to Naqshbandi order of Sufism. He was one of most notable people of Hyderabad, Sindh Pakistan. In 1928 he passed ninth grade from Anjuman Islamia High School, Jabalpur and went to Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh for the rest of his education. He received his higher education at […]

Amanat Ali Khan

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Ustad Amanat Ali Khan (Urdu: استاد امانت علی خان; born 1932–1974) was a Pakistani classical/ghazal singer, from the Patiala gharana. He was honoured with the ‘Pride of Performance’ award by the government of Pakistan. He stands with great singing icons likeMehdi Hassan and Ahmed Rushdi. Amanat Ali Khan was born Hoshiarpur, Punjab to Akhtar Husain Khan and the grandson of Ali Baksh Jarnail, the founder of […]