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Bhutan, Pakistan, Nepal, Afghanistan and Bangladesh: South Asia pays tribute to Vajpayee

Pakistan sent law minister Ali Zafar to pay homage to Vajpayee ... He had a great liking for Bengali music. I had the privilege of serving in Delhi as career diplomat when he became the foreign minister.” A sea of people swarmed the roads with teary ...

Four bands that Pepsi Battle of the Bands gave Pakistan

The band is one of the pioneering mainstream rock bands in the Pakistani music industry. In 2009, the band announced their official comeback with Fawad Khan and Ahmed Ali Butt in leading positions. However, two of the main members of the band, Zulfiqar J ...

Pakistani community celebrates Independence Day with pomp

Pakistan Independence Day has never been a single day of celebration. It’s a festival that is celebrated for weeks with different get-togethers, dinners, cake cutting ceremonies and music events featuring national songs and this year was certainly no ...

When Atal Bihari Vajpayee charmed Pakistan

he left Pakistan in a good mood,” Aziz had said after the summit. Aziz said they watched the India-Australia cricket match together on television in the hotel Vajpayee stayed in, and also recalled the BJP leader’s fondness for music. Vajyapee would ...

Pakistani mangoes get king’s welcome in Turkey

Biryani’ made of famous Pakistani Basmati rice was also served at the festival with selected Pakistani music in the backdrop. A photographic display of Pakistan’s natural beauty also formed part of the event. Speaking on the occasion, ambassador Syrus ...

Writers who witnessed the trauma of India-Pakistan partition

While he is now often associated with Pakistani nationalism, studies show varied characteristics of Iqbal and his thoughts on Marxism, Islam and the future of the subcontinent. Born as Abdul Hayee, Sahir Ludhianvi is a towering figure in Hindi film music ...