Life of Prophet Muhammad a beacon of light for mankind: Mushaal
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Life of Prophet Muhammad a beacon of light for mankind: Mushaal

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 (WNP/DL): Mushaal Hussein Mulick, wife of detained Hurriyat leader Yasin Malik and peace and culture organization chairperson, Wednesday said the life of Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) is a beacon for the mankind who preached love and humanity throughout his life. She said this while inaugurating the calligraphy exhibition […]

Govt announces civil awards for 184 in recognition their services to Pakistan
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Govt announces civil awards for 184 in recognition their services to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Friday, August 14, 2020 (WNP/DL): On 73rd Independence Day, Pakistan’s government announced civil awards for 184 Pakistanis and foreigners in recognition of their services to the country and showing excellence in their respective fields. The awards will be handed out by President Dr Arif Alvi in a ceremony scheduled for Pakistan Day, March 23, […]

Wazir Khan Mosque controversy: Saba, Bilal apologize for unknowingly hurting public sentiments
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Wazir Khan Mosque controversy: Saba, Bilal apologize for unknowingly hurting public sentiments

LAHORE, Sunday, August 09, 2020 (WNP/DL): Saba Qamar and singer Bilal Saeed will be starring together in a music video for Bilal’s upcoming song Qubool. The music video which is the directorial debut of Saba Qamar will be released on 11th August. However, just a few days before its release controversy seems to have found […]

Amitabh Bachchan recovers from coronavirus
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Amitabh Bachchan recovers from coronavirus

MUMBAI, Sunday, August 02, 2020 (AP/WNP/DL): Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan was discharged from a Mumbai hospital on Sunday after undergoing three weeks of treatment for the coronavirus. His actor son, Abhishek Bachchan, who is still in the Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital with the virus, said in a tweet that his father has tested negative and […]

Aishwarya, daughter Aaradhya discharged from hospital after testing negative for COVID-19
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Aishwarya, daughter Aaradhya discharged from hospital after testing negative for COVID-19

MUMBAI, Monday, July 27, 2020 (WNP/DL): Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her Aaradhya Bachchan have discharged from the hospital after testing negative for coronavirus. This was confirmed by Abhishek Bachchan on Twitter on Monday. He said, “Thank you all for your continued prayers and good wishes. Indebted forever.” “Aishwarya and Aaradhya have thankfully tested […]

Aishwarya Rai, daughter Aaradhya, hospitalised for COVID-19 treatment
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Aishwarya Rai, daughter Aaradhya, hospitalised for COVID-19 treatment

NEW DELHI, Saturday, July 18, 2020 (Reuters/WNP/DL): Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter were hospitalised for COVID-19 treatment, the Times of India reported on Saturday, days after her husband and father-in-law were admitted. Rai’s father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan and husband Abhishek Bachchan, also major Bollywood celebrities, were admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati Hospital early this week, […]

Pakistan’s folk music enchanting with soulful lyrics, rich musical tapestry: Australian envoy
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Pakistan’s folk music enchanting with soulful lyrics, rich musical tapestry: Australian envoy

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Friday, July 17, 2020 (WNP/DL): Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr Geoffrey Shaw Friday said Pakistan’s folk music is enchanting with its soulful lyrics and rich musical tapestry. Taking to twitter, he said it speaks for the unique and diverse culture of my present home. This is Pakistani music at its […]

ICESCO culture ministers extraordinary virtual conference conclude
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ICESCO culture ministers extraordinary virtual conference conclude

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Thursday, June 18, 2020 (WNP/DL): The extraordinary virtual conference of culture ministers of the member states of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), held with the participation of 50 countries and 22 international organizations, under the theme – sustainability of cultural action in the face of crises (Covid-19) […]

Tariq Aziz, Pakistan's first television host, passes away
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Tariq Aziz, Pakistan’s first television host, passes away

LAHORE, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 (WNP/DL): Renowned radio and television anchor Tariq Aziz passed away in Lahore on Wednesday. He was 84. Aziz was born in Jalandhar on April 28, 1936. After partition, his family migrated to Pakistan and settled in Sahiwal, where he received his primary education. He started his career with Radio Pakistan in the […]

Pakistan has potential to become top tourist destination: French mountaineer
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Pakistan has potential to become top tourist destination: French mountaineer

PARIS, Thursday, June 04, 2020 (WNP/DL): Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque Thursday held a virtual meeting with Ms. Francoise Cadoux – a renowned French mountaineer and traveler who had recently published a book about her travels to Pakistan and China. Moin ul Haq thanked Ms. Francoise for writing an interesting book based […]

Google honors acclaimed Pakistani artist, educator Anna Molka Ahmed with Doodle
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Google honors acclaimed Pakistani artist, educator Anna Molka Ahmed with Doodle

ISLAMABAD, Monday, June 01, 2020 (Google/WNP): Today’s Doodle honors acclaimed Pakistani artist and educator Anna Molka Ahmed, the country’s first art teacher to bring her students out of the classroom to paint outdoors. On this day in 1940, Ahmed established the Fine Arts Department, now the University College of Arts and Design, at the University […]

Deadly thunderstorm in northern India partly damages Taj Mahal
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Deadly thunderstorm in northern India partly damages Taj Mahal

AGRA, Sunday, May 31, 2020 (AFP/WNP/DL): A deadly thunderstorm that rolled across parts of northern India damaged sections of the Taj Mahal complex, including the main gate and a railing running below its five lofty domes, officials said Sunday. One of the New Seven Wonders of the World, India´s top tourist attraction has been shut […]