Emanuel Sarfraz

  • TBegum Kulsoom Nawaz is no more. Although she was not very active in politics in recent years, her support for Nawaz Sharif and the family was a matter of forte for them while her support and advice helped the leading political family of Pakistan to make important decisions. Her daughter Maryam ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Three sanitary workers choked to death while cleaning a manhole on Saturday afternoon in Formanites Housing Scheme near State Life Scheme in Kamahan, Nishtar Colony. The rescue team reached the place of incident one hour after it was reported. Three lives could have been saved ...

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  • TLAHORE - The general elections 2018 were never a fight between the left and the right. It was all the way struggle for supremacy of the right bank vote and mainly in the Punjab. In this struggle the political landscape changed. Whether it changed for the good remains to be seen and one many not ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Charity begins at home and the new Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated his resolve to start it from himself. In his first speech to the nation the premier formally announced to lead the austerity drive in the country. He has started living in three-bedroom house of his ...

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  • TPakistan today celebrates 71st Independence Day. It was not made overnight but after a long and continuous struggle that was originally started with the movement of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. That movement was to ensure that the Muslims did not lag behind Hindus in the field of education. The movement ...

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  • T­LAHORE - The news story about prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan’s pets getting a Wikipedia page published in different newspapers started rumour mills full steam about his personal life. People were seen gossiping about photo of Imran meeting the Iranian Ambassador while his dog Motu ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  On the outskirts of the city this area gives the typical look of a ghetto. Dust can be seen rising from the streets, sewers spewing out smelly water and the water from taps tastes and smells bad. This is Youhana Abad where majority of people living are Christians. This area ...

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  • TImran Khan has come a long way since he began his political journey in 1996. As a cricket legend who failed to impress the public, most people at the time would say politics was not his cup of tea. He turned to writing columns on cricket and then worked as a commentator for some TV channels. But ...

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  • TLAHORE - History is in the making as former premier Nawaz Sharif is all set to return to the country Friday. The opponents of Nawaz Sharif had tried to project that he would not return. Whenever he went to England to meet his ailing wife, his opponents always claimed he would not come back. He ...

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  • TThe politics of Pakistan have always been very unpredictable. They lean more towards realpolitik and heavy political investments that in real terms are money making ventures. This year too the ‘politics bazaar’ is buzzing with excitement. Whenever Senate mid-term elections are near the ...

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  • TLAHORE - As they say there is no gain without pain or in other words you cannot make an omelet without breaking the egg. Same is the case with the city’s most ambitious project – Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT). After the work was stopped at 11 points on court orders now it has started ...

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  • T“Woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep.” Geoffrey Douglas Langlands has these words inscribed outside his house in Aitchision College. He desires that these words should be inscribed on his ...

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  • TKARACHI-Pakistani fashion has made great strides in the last one decade. Local brands are now touching international market and vying to carve a niche there permanently. The three-day event Made in Pakistan Fashion Showcase 2017 by Fashion Pakistan was a reflection of the changing scenario. The ...

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  • TKARACHI: Pakistani fashion has made great strides in the last one decade. Local brands are now touching international market and vying to carve a niche there permanently. The three-day event Made in Pakistan Fashion Showcase 2017 by Fashion Pakistan was a reflection of the changing scenario. The ...

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  • TKARACHI-The awards ceremonies to honour the style icons of fashion, television, film and music are becoming rare. The PTV, Nigar Awards and many others have become things of the past. HUM Network is, however, continuing with the tradition of holding awards. The HUM Awards were held in Dubai two ...

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  • TLAHORE -  Azad Jammu Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan visited The Nation and Nawa-i-Waqt offices on Friday, where he admired the ideology of late Majid Nizami. “He (Nizami) always said he would not hear a single word against Pakistan,” Haider said while remembering ...

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  • TLAHORE: The people of occupied Kashmir have stood up against the tyranny of Indian armed forces. In the face of guns they chant the slogan of Pakistan Zindabad. When they are martyred by Indian army they are buried with honour wrapped in Pakistani flag. This is loud and clear message to the whole ...

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  • TIn 1940 Nawa-i-Waqt newspaper was started by Hameed Nizami, elder brother of Majid Nizami, after the adoption of Lahore resolution (later called Pakistan Resolution). Nawa-i-Waqt became the voice of freedom struggle that was ultimately achieved on August 14, 1947. After Hameed Nizami’s death ...

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  • TSome people call him the man with the golden hand. Whether he writes on the special paper called wasli (paper made by old Mughal technique), tree bark known as Bhuj Putter or on leather God has bestowed him great skill in writing the verses of Holy Quran. For more than four decades Khurshid Gohar ...

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  • TLAHORE: There is war among different religious groups in Middle East. There is no war for the cause of Islam. Who are we preparing this force? In Middle East the war is between Shia and Sunni Muslims for dominance. Gen Raheel Sharif should not have gone to Saudi Arabia, former Foreign Minister ...

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  • TKARACHI-Lights, camera – action. The word go and the fun begins. The business of fashion pays off to all those who have passion for it and work hard like they would have to in any other business. The third and last day of QMobile Hum Showcase saw the fashion business event end on a very ...

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  • TKARACHI-The second day of QMobile Hum Showcase brought together on one platform top designers and biggest names of the fashion industry. Pakistan’s most illustrious and sought-after designers showcased ready-to-wear and luxury fashion for Spring/Summer 2017 season. Those who showcased their ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Panama Leaks scandal rocked the political landscape of Pakistan one year and 16 days back while most of the people heaved a sigh of relief when the Supreme Court announced its verdict on the case of disqualification of the prime minister; many people in Karachi, however, doubted it ...

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  • TPunjabi is the 10th most spoken language in the world. About 150 million people speak today. Its literature particularly poetry is among the richest in the world. Unfortunately the language is on the decline. Due to increasing demand for English as medium of instruction in both Pakistan and India ...

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  • TLAHORE - The waiting time of the literati of city was finally over on Saturday. The fifth edition of Lahore Literary Festival that was reduced to one day event was held at Faletti’s Hotel. The holding of city’s premier literary event was in doubt due to the security threat in the wake ...

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  • TLAHORE - A day after the start of nationwide operation Raddul Fasaad there was a ‘blast’ in DHA, the nature of which could not be identified till the filing of this report. All hell seemed to have broken on social media with political and social activists using the sad incident to spur ...

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  • TPeace in South Asia remains hostage to the Kashmir issue, which for over two decades has gone worst from worse. The generations that grew up in turmoil carried on the resistance movement. All Kashmiris are resolute to take the freedom struggle to its logical end that is end of tyranny by the Indian ...

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  • TThe China Pakistan Economic Corridor is a game changer for Pakistan that has too long been embroiled in the war on terror, which hampered the economic growth. CPEC could change the economic map of Asia. The shift in attention from Pacific Rim to South Asia may be happening at last. When there are ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pride of Pakistan and the foremost Khayal vocalist Ustad Bade Fateh Ali Khan of Patiala Gharana passed away on Wednesday evening in Islamabad. He was 81 years old. There is a galaxy of highly acclaimed singers in Patiala Gharana and the deceased was one of the most shining ones. He was ...

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  • TLAHORE - President Mamnoon Hussain or Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should write a letter to President Obama to send Aafia to Pakistan because she is a Pakistani national. If they write a simple letter of request to the US President, who has commuted sentence of many prisoners as well as freed some, ...

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