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Murder, Murderer And The Murdered: Saadat Hasan Manto On The Assassination Of Pakistan's First PM Liaquat Ali Khan

Oct 16, 2021 Saadat Hasan Manto

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the assassination of Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan. This little-known essay on the tragedy by Saadat Hasan Manto was published just a week after the event in the October 23, 1951, edition of the daily Afaq published from Lahore. It is the very first essay by any writer on the subject.

Kim Jong Un Pays Tribute To China's War Dead In North Korea

Jul 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

China fought alongside North Korea against South Korea and US-led UN forces during the Korean War, which ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty.


Dark Days Of Emergency Can Never Be Forgotten: PM Modi

On the 46th anniversary of the imposition of Emergency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called it "dark days", while Home Minister Amit Shah calls it "murder" of democracy for lust and arrogance of power.

China Prepares For Communist Party Centenary Celebrations

Jun 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Arrangements for celebration being planned to mark the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party remain shrouded in secrecy.


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Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their side's third goal of the game during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Manchester United and Atalanta at Old Trafford, Manchester, England.

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Barcelona's Gerard Pique celebrates with his teammates after scoring his side's first goal during a Champions League group E soccer match between F.C. Barcelona and Dinamo Kyiv at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Nursing staff of the M S Ramaiah hospital draws a 'rangoli' to celebrate the 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine dose milestone, in Bengaluru.

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Bollywood actress Ananya Pandey arrives at the Narcotics Control Bureau office in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Chunky Pandey accompanying his daughter Ananya arrives at Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) office after a team of NCB raided her residence, in Mumbai.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

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Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

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Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

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