8th International Urdu Conference begins at Arts Council

The biggest International Urdu Conference begins Tuesday at Karachi Arts Council. 8th international Urdu Conference will highlight the value of “Urdu Language” on different topics and sessions. On the beginning of Conference hostess Huma Mir introduced the conference special guests on stage as galaxies of Urdu language, Intezar Hussain, Zehra Nigah, More...

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By pak_adnews On Friday, November 27th, 2015

An Indo-Pak encounter 10,000 miles away

By S Vadwlas Every day as I drove past a shopping complex, I would see the sign outside a shop change randomly. Some days it would say ‘Rana Market’ and on the others it would say ‘Raja Market’. More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Painter creates a “parallel universe” for these victims of tragedy

Painter creates a “parallel universe” for these victims of tragedy This sad and heart wrenching reality of these children would urge you to make this world a better place. The realm of art can provide More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, September 21st, 2015

Manchester Pakistan Parade 2015

Hundreds of people lined the streets for a parade celebrating the history and culture of Pakistan. The Pakistan Parade was first staged last year as a way for people of Pakistani descent and others to celebrate More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Takht-i-Bhai: A Buddhist monastery in Mardan

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By pak_adnews On Thursday, September 18th, 2014

The edge of knowledge

More than $260,000 would be spent on the restoration of 400-year-old tombs of Mir Sultan Ibrahim (1556-92 AD), the ruler of the Turkhan dynasty, and Amir Sultan Muhammad at the Makli necropolis, said US Ambassador More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

I am looking for you like a drone, my love. You have become Osama, no one knows your whereabouts.

In Pakistan, Drones Have Made Their Way Into Love Poems “I am looking for you like a drone, my love. You have become Osama, no one knows your whereabouts.” In Pakistan’s northwest tribal region, More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Read, Kids, Read

By Frank Bruni As an uncle I’m inconsistent about too many things. Birthdays, for example. My nephew Mark had one on Sunday, and I didn’t remember — and send a text — until 10 p.m., by which point he was More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Baloch Culture Day Celebrated

A Baloch Culture Day is being observed across the country. Baloch youth and elders mark this day by wearing traditional dresses and turban. They strap a sword to their waist, attiring a traditional Baloch costume. Baloch More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Finding A Path For Pakistan At The Karachi Literature Festival

By Steve Inskeep Friends in Karachi had me over for a beer Sunday evening. It wasn’t hard for them to do. Alcohol is broadly outlawed in Pakistan, but with so many exceptions and so little enforcement, you More...