One ‘soldier of Islam’ had perished in the Bahawalpur air crash but another rose to the fore post-1988
Despite being prime minister, Bhutto had been kept isolated from the nuclear programme.
Rajiv Gandhi’s visit to Pakistan in 1988 was heralded by Benazir Bhutto as a historic departure from over 40 years of...
Much manoeuvring and manipulation continued in NWFP and Balochistan in the first few months of Benazir Bhutto’s
Wasim Sajjad’s victory in the Senate elections came as Benazir’s first defeat in the early days of her premiership
Benazir’s second premiership began with presidential polls and ended with dismissal of her government
In the death of Jamal Faqir, Sindh’s music culture has lost a great exponent of the Soung school of music. Among...
Despite Gen Beg’s hostile attitude, another Bhutto takes oath as PM
Promising to comply with three conditions set by GIK, Benazir takes oath as prime minister
Amid great uncertainty after the Bahawalpur crash, Gen Zia’s proxies went up against the force that was Benazir Bhutto
A political alliance was formed to confront the PPP, which enjoyed a substantial sympathy vote bank
Investigations post plane crash suggest sabotage but leave a number of questions unanswered
A national emergency followed Zia’s helicopter crash, amidst steps to restore democracy
Agha Saleem contributed significantly to Sindhi short story, novel, drama and poetry
Gen Zia’s tragic death in a plane crash changed the course of events
Did Gen Zia have a clue that something catastrophic was about to happen?
Junejo became the first prime minister of Pakistan to leave the capital in an honourable manner post dismissal.
BASHIR Ahmad Moriani, a short story writer of eminence and poet passed away in Karachi on Feb 26. His departure ...
“Rafaqat, this is it, but may I tell you that I have decided to pack them up”
April 10, 1988 would be remembered as a day of mass mourning; the day Islamabad and Rawalpindi received a dreadful shock