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Veteran lawyer Sharifuddin Pirzada passes away

KARACHI: Veteran lawyer and former attorney general Sharifuddin Pirzada passed away after protracted illness on Friday in Karachi at the age of 94.  Sharifuddin Pirzada was born in Burhanpur in present day India in 1923. Pirzada is said…

5th July 1977: Doomsday for democracy in Pakistan

Thirty eight years have passed since former Army Chief General Zia-ul-Haq ousted a democratically elected government of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) founder Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, who is considered one of Pakistan's most able politician -…

PPP marks July 5 as Black Day

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is observing a Black Day against July 5, 1977 martial imposed by then Pakistan Army Chief, General Zia ul Haq. Former President and PPP co-Chairperson, Asif Ali Zardari has said that dictators should be…