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Sindh Government’s Culture dept to inaugurate 8 books on history of Sindh at London Sufi festival.

Sindh Government’s Culture dept to inaugurate 8 books on history of Sindh at London Sufi festival.

Sindh Government’s Culture dept to inaugurate 8 books on history of Sindh at London Sufi festival. Appreciate work of Bina Shah, Raza Rumi and abbas Nasir Ad   Ad:    

Koh-i-Noor diamond inspires new and bloody history

Koh-i-Noor diamond inspires new and bloody history

Many precious stones have a blood-soaked history, but a new book reveals the world’s most famous diamond the Koh-i-Noor surpasses them all, with a litany of horrors that rivals “Game of Thrones”. The Koh-i-Noor (Mountain of Light), now part of the British Crown Jewels, has witnessed the birth and the fall of empires across the […]

Witness to history: Bangladesh’s oldest jail opens to public as a museum

Witness to history: Bangladesh’s oldest jail opens to public as a museum

DHAKA: Many of Bangladesh´s most significant political prisoners have been incarcerated within the walls of the two-century old Dhaka Central Jail. Now the prison that has borne witness to much of the country´s brutal history has opened to the public as a museum. The last inmates of the 228-year-old prison in the capital´s old Mughal […]

Misbah looks to make history in Australia

Misbah looks to make history in Australia

BRISBANE: The Pakistan team, six years in the making and armed with insider knowledge from coach Mickey Arthur, are poised to make history in Australia, veteran skipper Misbah-ul-Haq said Wednesday. Misbah, who exerts a calming influence on the mercurial Pakistanis, believes the side has developed into one that can finally deliver a series win after […]

Coming of Age in Cartography: Evolution of the World Map

Coming of Age in Cartography: Evolution of the World Map

Mapmaking has been an integral part of human history for thousands of years. It is believed that the human activity of graphically representing one’s perception of his world is a universally acquired skill and one that pre-dates virtually all other forms of written communication. From cave paintings to ancient maps of Babylon, Greece, and Asia, […]