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Warid national ranking tourney from Aug 2
ISLAMABAD, July 30 (APP): Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) will hold Warid National Ranking Tennis Tournament from August 2-7 here at PTF Complex.
 
FIH announce teams for Youth Olympic Games
ISLAMABAD, Jul 30 (APP): The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced the 20 teams that will be competing in the Hockey competition at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing next month.
 
Sarfraz urges players to focus on physical fitness
ISLAMABAD, July 29 (APP): Former Test Cricketer Sarfraz Nawaz has urged the national players to work on their physical fitness keeping in mind the tough weather conditions of Sri Lanka in August.
 
Sarfraz urges players to focus on physical fitness
ISLAMABAD, July 28 (APP): Former Test Cricketer Sarfraz Nawaz has urged the national players to work on their physical fitness keeping in mind the tough weather conditions of Sri Lanka in August.
 
62 member Pakistani contingent participates in CGames march past
ISLAMABAD, Jul 25 (APP): The 62-member Pakistani contingent, dressed up in traditional shalwar qamiz participated in the march past at the opening ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July, 23.
 
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Lone survivor narrates march of events shaping independence movement for Pakistan PDF Print E-mail
By Erfan Khan

ISLAMABAD , Aug 13 (APP): “Bodies of Muslims, household articles and even wedding dresses, left by would-be brides were strewn on all exit roads of Delhi,” is what cost us to win our freedom, says a surviving eye witness Syeda Shamima Khatoon of a family that migrated from India after birth of Pakistan and now settled in Islamabad. Everyone must remember, Pakistan was created with immense human sacrifices,” she says. Having left alone to pass the rest of her life on bitter and sweet memories of the greater divide of British ruled Indo-Pak Sub-Continent, she says crowds were poured over streets and roads, soon it was announced by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah that Pakistan would emerge as independent state for the Indian Muslims.

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Lone survivor narrates march of events shaping independence movement for Pakistan PDF Print E-mail
By Erfan Khan
ISLAMABAD,Aug 12 (APP):“Roads were strewn with bodies of Muslims, household articles and even wedding dresses, left by would-be brides on all exit roads of Delhi,” is what cost us to win our freedom, says a surviving eye witness  Syeda Shamima Khatoon  of a family that migrated from India after birth of Pakistan.Everyone must remember, Pakistan was created with immense human sacrifices,” she says.Having left alone to pass the rest of her life on bitter and sweet memories of the greater divide of British ruled Indo-Pak Sub-Continent, she says crowds were poured over streets and roads, soon it was announced by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah that Pakistan would emerge as independent state for the Indian Muslims.

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Karachiites, all set to mark Independence Day with fervour PDF Print E-mail
By Arshad Ahmed Khan   
KARACHI,Aug 10(APP):The people of Karachi are warming up to celebrate the Independence Day as is growingly evident by their interest in buying the national flags and buntings in this mega city.The 64th Independence Day of Pakistan will be celebrated by people across the country and around the globe.Karachi, which was the capital of the country at the time of Independence had, a population between 0.3 to 0.5 million, has now grown to its current size of approximately 10.4 million, also called mini-Pakistan, is all-set to celebrate the Independence Day.

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City of artisans fast losing its glory PDF Print E-mail
PESHAWAR, July 29 (APP): Once the capital of great land of Gandhara, Peshawar was known as ‘city of artisans’ because of its geographical importance and housing various arts and artisans, but now it is fast losing its glory as majority of arts for which the city was famous are either dying or vanished due to various reasons.  The word ‘Peshawar’ is derived from the word ‘Peh Shawar’ meaning ‘City of artisans or skilled men’ because the city provided livelihood to the artisans of different arts.  In olden times, professionals from different countries used to visit Peshawar - the gateway to South Asia and present their products at ‘Melas’ (exhibitions), a regular feature of the city at that time.
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City of artisans fast losing its glory PDF Print E-mail
 By Adeel Saeed
PESHAWAR, July 25 (APP): Once the capital of great land of Gandhara, Peshawar was known as ‘city of artisans’ because of its geographical importance and housing various arts and artisans, but now it is fast losing its glory as majority of arts for which the city was famous are either dying or vanished due to various reasons.  The word ‘Peshawar’ is derived from the word ‘Peh Shawar’ meaning ‘City of artisans or skilled men’ because the city provided livelihood to the artisans of different arts.  In olden times, professionals from different countries used to visit Peshawar - the gateway to South Asia and present their products at ‘Melas’ (exhibitions), a regular feature of the city at that time.
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