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Mehdi Hassan

Mehdi Hassan

Mehdi Hassan Khan (Urdu: مہدی حسن خان ; July 18, 1927 – June 13, 2012) was a Pakistani ghazal singer and a former playback singer for Lollywood. He is famously known as the "King of Ghazal". In 1979, he was awarded K. L. Saigal Sangeet Shehenshah Award...

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The geography of Pakistan

The geography of Pakistan

The geography of Pakistan (Urdu: جغرافیۂ پاکِستان ) is a profound blend of landscapes varying from plains to deserts, forests, hills, and plateaus ranging from the coastal areas of the Arabian Sea in the south to the mountains of the Karakoram range in...

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Deserts in Pakistan

Deserts in Pakistan

Cholistan Desert The Cholistan desert spans an area of 16,000 square kilometers. The name "Cholistan" is derived from the Turkish word "chol" meaning "desert" though the desert is locally known as the Rohi. The desert hosts an annual jeep rally, which...

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Kashmir Solidarity Day

Kashmir Solidarity Day

Kashmir Solidarity Day has been observed on 5 February each year since 1990 in Pakistan as a day of protest against Indian control of part of Kashmir. [1] It is a national holiday in Pakistan. [2] Kashmir Day was first proposed by Qazi Hussain Ahmad of...

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Defence Day Pakistan

Defence Day Pakistan

Defence Day (Urdu: یوم دفاع or Youm-e-Difa) is celebrated in Pakistan as a national day [1] on 6 September [2] in memory of those who martyred in the Indo-Pakistani war of 1965 and successful defence of Lahore, Sialkot and other important areas of the...

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Public Holidays in Pakistan

Public Holidays in Pakistan

February 5 Kashmir Solidarity Day یوم یکجحتی کشمیر Youm-e-Yekjehty-e-Kashmir Protest against Indian administration of Jammu and Kashmir. March 23 Pakistan Day یوم پاکستان Youm-e-Pakistan Commemorates the Lahore Resolution, which formally demanded an independent...

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The Indus River

The Indus River

The Indus River flows past the city of Hyderabad, Sindh Pakistan The Indus River is a major river in Asia which flows through Pakistan. It also has courses through western Tibet and northern India. Originating in the Tibetan Plateau in the vicinity of...

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Rais Amrohvi

Rais Amrohvi

Syed Muhammad Mehdi, known as Rais Amrohvi (or Raees Amrohvi) (رئیس امروہوی) (1988-1914) was a noted scholar, Urdu poet and psychoanalyst from Pakistan. He was born on 12 September 1914 in Amroha, India, in a notable family of scholars. Other members...

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