A galaxy of English, Urdu, Punjabi and Pashto writers will be participating in the first-ever Islamabad Literature Festival (ILF) being organised by the Oxford University Press (OUP).
April 30: Islamabad Literature Festival begins today
April 23: Pakistan gets first all-female bench
For the first time in the judicial history of Pakistan, two female judges of the Peshawar High Court formed a bench, hearing various petitions.
Receiving a warm welcome by lawyers and litigants present inside the courtroom, the division bench, comprising Justice Irshad Qaisar and Justice Musarrat Hilali, heard cases relating to 73 petitions.
April 22: Tharparker's first female candidate
32-year-old Hajiani Lanjo, a lawyer and social activist is the first woman in the history of Tharparkar to stand for elections. Contesting for the NA-229 constituency from the platform of the Qaumi Awami Tehreek (QAT), Hajiani will be going up against political heavyweights like former Sindh chief minister Arbab Ghulam Rahim and Pakistan Peoples Party’s Faqir Sher Muhammad Bilalani.
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