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Pashtoon Culture Day celebrated in Balochistan

The Pashtoon Culture Day was celebrated in Quetta and other parts of Balochistan on Thursday. Music concerts, cultural shows and other programs are being held by different social organizations and political parties to mark the day. Meanwhile, the Governor Balochistan Syed Zahoor Ahmed Agha and Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan congratulated the Pashtoon nation on the culture day. In their...

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Pashtoon Culture Day celebrated in Balochistan

The Pashtoon Culture Day was celebrated in Quetta and other parts of Balochistan on Thursday. Music concerts, cultural shows and other programs are being held by different social organizations and political parties to mark the day. Meanwhile, the Governor Balochistan Syed Zahoor Ahmed Agha and Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan congratulated the Pashtoon nation on the culture day. In their...

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Martyrdom anniversary of Major Aziz Bhatti being observed today

The 56th Martyrdom Anniversary of Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider, is being observed today. He was born in Hong Kong in 1928 and moved to Pakistan before independence in 1947, settling in Ladiyan village of district Gujrat. In 1950, he joined newly formed Pakistan Army and was commissioned in Punjab Regiment. During Indo-Pak War in September, 1965 as a...

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Death anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah being observed today

The 73rd death anniversary of father of the nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah is being observed today (Saturday). In this connection, special ceremony of Quran Khawani and Fateha will be held at the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam in Karachi today. People from different walks of life will visit the mausoleum to lay floral wreath on his grave. Father of the nation...

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50th martyrdom anniversary of Rashid Minhas being observed today

The 50th martyrdom anniversary of Pakistan Air Force Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas, Nishan-e-Haider, is being observed today (Friday). He was born on 17 February 1951 in Karachi and was commissioned as GD-Pilot in the PAF in March 1971. Rashid Minhas sacrificed his life for the country during the 1971 war, while trying to thwart an attempt by his senior to...

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World Photography Day

“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still” Dorothea Lange. Photography is the beautiful art of capturing the moments so that one gets to relive them again. We see so many people around us who want to capture every moment with the eye of camera. Though, human brain too has the ability to hold the...

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Death anniversary of Dr. Ruth Pfau being observed today

The fourth death anniversary of Dr. Ruth Katherina Martha Pfau, who devoted more than 55 years of her life to fighting leprosy in Pakistan, is being observed on Tuesday. She was a German–Pakistani Catholic nun of the Society of the Daughters of the Heart of Mary, and a physician. She moved from Germany to Pakistan in 1961. Her matchless services...

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Birth anniversary of Madr-e-Millat Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah being observed today

128th birth anniversary of Madr-e-Millat Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah is being observed on Saturday. She was born on this day in 1893 in Karachi. Miss Fatima Jinnah obtained a dental degree from Dr. Ahmed Dental College of the University of Calcutta in 1923 and practiced as a dental doctor in Mumbai. She left the profession and worked side by side with...

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World Youth Skills Day

In 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared 15 July as World Youth Skills Day, to celebrate the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship. Since then, World Youth Skills Day events have provided a unique opportunity for dialogue between young people, technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions, firms, employers’ and...

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Death anniversary of Abdul Sattar Edhi being observed today

The 5th death anniversary of prominent philanthropist and humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi is being observed on Thursday. Abdul Sattar Edhi was born on February 28, 1928, in Gujarat before partition of the sub-continent. He started welfare services in Pakistan in 1951. He established world's largest volunteer ambulance network along with shelters for homeless people, animals and orphanages across the country....

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World Refugee Day being observed today

World Refugee Day is being observed today across the country to honour the courage of refugees around the world who have been forced outside of their homes. This year the theme for World Refugee Day is 'Together we heal, learn and shine'. The day aims to build understanding and empathy for refugees building their life in countries new to them....

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Int’l Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict being observed today

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict is being observed today (Saturday). The aim of observing the day is to raise awareness about the need to put an end to conflict-related sexual violence and honour the survivors and victims of sexual violence across the globe.

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World Day Against Child Labour being observed today

The day aims to spread awareness about the illegal practice of child labour that still prevails. World Day Against Child Labour is being observed today (Saturday) under the theme of "Act now: end child labour!". The day aims to spread awareness about the illegal practice of child labour that still prevails. According to International Labour Organization, this year’s World Day...

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World Food Safety Day being observed today

World Food Safety Day is being observed today (Monday) under the theme of ‘Safe food today for a healthy tomorrow. According to World Health Organization, the aim behind observing the day is to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks, contributing to food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture, market access, tourism and sustainable...

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Pakistan will host World Environment Day on Saturday

Pakistan will host the World Environment Day tomorrow (Saturday). This is an acknowledgement of Pakistan's strong credentials in combating environmental degradation and climate change. The theme of World Environment Day is Ecosystem Restoration.

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World No Tobacco Day being observed today

World No Tobacco Day is being observed today (Monday) to highlight the hazards associated with use of tobacco. This year theme for the Day is ‘Commit to quit.’ The day spotlights the efforts being made by governments, civil society and individuals across the globe to safeguard the health of people through preventive, persuasive and punitive measures against the use of...

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International Nurses Day being observed todays

International Nurses Day is being observed today to pay tribute to the contribution of nurses towards people's health. This year theme of the Day is: 'Nurses: a voice to lead, a vision for future healthcare' to look into the ways in which the profession will transform in future. The day holds significance as COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havocs in...

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