R Umaima Ahmed

  • LAHORE -  Women in Pakistan have started taking things in their hands to improve their standard of living. One such lady is Hamida Ali Hazara who is out to break stereo types in Quetta, the capital of Balochistan. Hamida comes from one of the most persecuted community of Balochistan – ...

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  • Women in Pakistan have started taking things in their hands to improve their and their loved ones' standard of living. One such lady is Hamida Ali Hazara who is out to break stereo types in Quetta the capital of Balochistan. Hamida comes from one of the most persecuted community of Balochistan ...

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  • The Hazara’s of Quetta are one of the most persecuted community of Pakistan; yet in the face of all adversity that they face, there are people who are rising above the gray cloud to shine; one of them is Kalsoom Hazara who is the first female Karate Champion of Pakistan. Coming from the ...

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  • LAHORE -  It is often said that one incident should be enough for authorities to take action. In July a lady who went to Hunza valley for site seeing was harassed by some boys. At that time she had no medium to launch a complaint against them so she took their pictures and started a social ...

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  • It is often said that one incident should be enough for authorities to take action. In July a lady who went to Hunza valley for site seeing was harassed by some boys. At that time she had no medium to launch a complaint against them so she took their pictures and started a social media campaign ...

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  • LAHORE: The NA-120 constituency on Sunday was the most happening place of Lahore as three most prominent political parties were in a race against each other. Two of the contestants are registered voters of NA-120 while Dr Yasmin Rashid of PTI, is not a resident of the area. It is assumed by many on ...

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  • Sharoon Masih, a fifteen and a half year old Christian boy who died on 30th August at Vehari during a fight that broke out between him and Muhammad Ahmed Raza another student during school hours. According to Sharoon’s Uncle Liaqat, Sharoon had complained of being harassed and insulted for ...

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  • LAHORE - Sabah Zaman, winner of the ‘Mein Hun Pakistan’ (I am Pakistan) competition, is awaiting Rs500,000 prize money from the government of Pakistan even two months after conclusion of a logo design contest. The competition to design a logo for the 70th Independence Day of Pakistan ...

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  • LAHORE: The winner of ‘Mein Hun Pakistan’ (I am Pakistan) competition, Sabah Zaman still awaits to get the cash prize of Rs 500,000 from the Government of Pakistan, after nearly two month of the finalisation competition to make a logo for the 70th Independence Day celebrations. The ...

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  • The role of the Pakistan Air Force in the 1965 war was pivotal in keeping the Indian Air Force at bay and allowing both PAF and Pakistan army freedom of movement in the air and ground. Wing Commander Aman ullah (SJ) was a F86 pilot who’s dedication and flying ability in almost 30 sorties ...

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  • LAHORE - Another beacon of light was extinguished, this time in Burewala, a town in Vehari District of Punjab. Sharoon Masih, a young intelligent boy who aimed at the stars, was beaten to death by Muhammad Ahmed Rana, a class fellow along with a couple of other students, for being a Christian. ...

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  • LAHORE: Another beacon of light has been extinguished, this time in Burewala, a town in Vehari District of Punjab. Sharoon Masih, a young intelligent boy who aimed for the stars, was beaten to death by Muhammad Ahmed Rana, a class fellow along with a couple of other students, for being a Christian. ...

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  • Noor Jehan was the voice that injected spirit the Pakistan Army and the public during 1965 war with India. There were a number of Pakistani singers who played an important role during the war but Noor Jahan outshined them all. Even though Noor Jehan was famous for her voice and acting before 1965 ...

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  • Air Marshal (Retd) Arshad Chaudary  Air Marshal (Retd) Arshad Chaudary was one of the eight Pakistan Air Force F 86 Fighter pilots who created history in Pathankot during the 1965 war. He retired as Vice Chief of the Air Staff in 1997. After the skirmishes in the Rann of Kutch the Pakistan Air ...

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  • Air Marshal Arshad Chaudary (Retd) { HI(M), SI (M), SBt } was one of the eight Pakistan Air Force F 86 Fighter pilots who created history in Pathankot during the 1965 war. He retired as Vice Chief of the Air Staff in 1997. After the skirmishes in the Rann of Kutch the Pakistan Air Force knew that ...

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  • The pilots of the Pakistan Air Force played a vital role in not only assisting the ground troops but also defending the air space. Flight Lt Qais Hussain was one of the pilots who is known for shooting down an Indian aircraft which was carrying Chief Minister of Gujrat in India, Balwantrai Mehta, ...

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  • Brig Rauf Ahmed Khan was at Gadgor during action in 1965 war.. He shed light on various angles of the war. What was the environment prior to 1965 war and how did the war proceed? He said the tensions were high since the beginning of the year.  Rann of Kutch was simmering in the south, and ...

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  • Air Commodore Farooq Haider (Retd) is a PAF officer who was part of the Air Defence team during 1965 war. Following are excerpts of his interview: The Pakistan Air Force is comprised of different departments one of which is Air Defence  of which I was a part of during my service. I ...

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  • Lieutenant General Ghulam Mustafa (Retd) was in tenth class in the Military College Sarai Alamgir near Jhelum when the war broke out on 6th September 1965. While speaking to The Nation, Lt. Gen Mustafa said that he and a group of students were asked by the commandant to listen to the radio as the ...

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  • Noor Jahan was the voice that injected spirit in the Pakistan Army and the public during the 1965 war with India. There were a number of Pakistani singers who played an important role during the war but Noor Jahan outshined them all. Even though Noor Jahan was famous for her voice and acting before ...

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  • Brig (Retd) Talat Imtiaz Naqvi was a Lieutenant when the 1965 war broke out. He was in medium Artillery regiment which was a part of the Pakistan Army’s armored division. The unit was deployed in near Khem Karan in the Punjab during the war and it lost two soldiers. Brigadier Imtiaz shared ...

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  • LAHORE - Indian Army General Jayanto Nath Chaudhuri is famously known for his words, “Tomorrow we will drink in Lahore Gymkhana.” When one reaches the border on Lahore’s side, one can easily imagine how close the General was from gymkhana. But then it’s all history. Wagah ...

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  • LAHORE: Indian Army General Jayanto Nath Chaudhuri is famously known for his words, “Tomorrow we will drink in Lahore Gymkhana,” which he said shortly before 6 September, 1965. When one reaches the Wagah border on Lahore’s side, one can easily imagine how close the General ...

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  • LAHORE -  President Donald Trump’s remarks and the language he used while announcing the new US policy for South Asia and Afghanistan were completely inappropriate in terms of diplomacy, says former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri. Talking to The Nation on Friday, Kasuri said ...

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  • The President of the United States of America Donald Trump presented his administration’s Afghan and South Asia policy in a televised speech on 22 August, which had been finalized after considerable reviews and discussions. While Pakistani analysts believe that Trumps policy is old wine in a ...

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  • LAHORE: US President Donald Trump’s latest policy statement regarding Afghanistan clearly indicates that the US will stay in the region for an indefinite period of time. Apart from saying ‘Pakistan often gives safe haven to agents of chaos, violence and terror’ it has also warned ...

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  • A group of social activists from the Hazara community in Quetta have started an initiative to paint the Mariabad area of Quetta white, to show that it is a peaceful and hopeful place. The project called “Paint it Peace,” aims at painting all homes and walls in the area white. The ...

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  • LAHORE-Forced marriages are not a new phenomenon in Pakistan. In recent years, this issue has been highlighted by the print, electronic and social media. Rida Shah is an aspiring photographer from Islamabad who has captured the ordeal of those who get married against their will, through her ...

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  • Forced marriages are not a new issue in Pakistan, which in recent years have been highlighted on social and electronic media and press. Rida Shah is an aspiring photographer from Islamabad, who has captured the ordeal, one has to under go while getting married against one's wish, through her ...

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  • Facebook account of Khadija Siddiqui, the law student who was stabbed 23 times by her class fellow Shah Hussain and her Lawyer Hassan Niazi, were blocked earlier on July 15 and were restored later when social media reacted to it. The accounts were blocked for speaking against the brutality of Shah ...

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