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Rashid Minhas Shaheed

Rashid Minhas Shaheed

Rashid Minhas or Rashid Minhas Shaheed, NH , (Urdu: راشد منہاس شہید ) (February 17, 1951 – August 20, 1971) was a Pilot Officer in the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) during the 1971 Pakistan-India War. Minhas, a newly commissioned officer at that time, is the...

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Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed

Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed

Raja Aziz Bhatti (1928 - 10 September 1965) [1] (Punjabi, Urdu: عزیز بهٹی ) was a Hong Kong-born Pakistan Army's Staff officer who received Pakistan's highest award for valor. He was born in Hong Kong in 1928. [2] [3] He moved to Pakistan before it became...

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Major Muhammad Akram Shaheed

Major Muhammad Akram Shaheed

Major Muhammad Akram (Urdu: محمد اکرم; c. 1938–1971), was a Pakistan Army officer who was posthumously awarded Pakistan military's highest decoration, the Nishan-e-Haider, for his actions during the 1971 Indo-Pak War. Akram was sent on several missions...

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Major Tufail Mohammad Shaheed

Major Tufail Mohammad Shaheed

Tufail Mohammad (Urdu: طفیل محمد; c. 1914 – 7 August 1958) was born in Hoshiarpur, Punjab. Mohammad was posthumously awarded the Nishan-e-Haider, Pakistan's highest military award and is the only person to win the award for an action outside the Indo-Pakistan...

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Captain Muhammad Sarwar Shaeed

Captain Muhammad Sarwar Shaeed

Raja Muhammad Sarwar Khan Bhati (1910–27 July 1948) (Urdu: محمد سرور ) was a captain in the newly formed Pakistani Army. He was born in Singhori village, Tehsil Gujar Khan, District of Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan as Muhammad Sarwar [1] He was commissioned...

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Nishan-e-Haider

Nishan-e-Haider

Nishan-e-Haider is the highest military award given by Pakistan Nishan-e-Haider or Nishan-e-Hyder (Urdu: ئشان حیدر , translated as "Emblem of Haider, where Haider is the epithet of Hazrat Ali and means Lion", abbreviated as NH) is the highest military...

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Minar-e-Pakistan

Minar-e-Pakistan

Minar-e-Pakistan (Urdu: مینارِ پاکستان , literally "Tower of Pakistan") is a public monument located in Iqbal Park in Lahore, Pakistan. The tower was constructed during the 1960s on the site where, on 23 March 1940, the All-India Muslim League passed...

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The Badshahi Mosque

The Badshahi Mosque

The Badshahi Mosque (Urdu: بادشاہی مسجد ) or the 'Royal Mosque' in Lahore, commissioned by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1671 and completed in 1673, is the second largest mosque in Pakistan and South Asia and the fifth largest mosque in the world....

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The Indus Highway

The Indus Highway

The Indus Highway, also known by its technical designation N-55, is a 1,264 km long four-lane highway that runs along the Indus River inPakistan connecting the port city of Karachi with the northwestern city of Peshawar via D.G.Khan. It is part of Pakistan's...

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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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