Indo-Pakistani war of 1965
Celebrations and parade
|February 5||Kashmir Solidarity Day||یوم یکجحتی کشمیر Youm-e-Yekjehty-e-Kashmir||Protest against Indian administration of Jammu and Kashmir.|
|March 23||Pakistan Day||یوم پاکستان Youm-e-Pakistan||Commemorates the Lahore Resolution, which formally demanded an independent Muslim-majority state to be created out of the British Indian Empire; the republic was also declared on this day in 1956|
|May 1||Labour Day (May Day)||یوم مزدور Youm-e-Mazdoor|
|August 11||National Minorities Day||Commemorates the contribution of non-Muslim communities of Pakistan, particularly in light of a speech by Muhammad Ali Jinnah given on this day in 1947 |
|August 14||Independence Day||یوم آزادی Youm-e-Azadi||Marking Pakistani independence from the United Kingdom in 1947|
|November 9||Iqbal Day||یوم اقبال Youm-e-Iqbal||Birthday of national poet Muhammad Iqbal|
|December 25||Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam (Great Leader)||یوم ولادت قائداعظم Youm-e-Viladat-e-Quaid-e-Azam||Birthday of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan|
|Dates of the (lunar) Islamic calendar|
|Dhul Hijja 10||Eid ul-Adha||عید الاضحٰی||Marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage; sacrifices offered on this day commemorate Abraham‘s willingness to sacrifice his son|
|Shawwal 1||Eid-ul-Fitr||عيد الفطر||Marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan|
|Rabi`-ul-Awwal 12||Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi||عيد ميلاد النبی||Birthday of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad|
|21 Ramadan||Day of martyrdom of Ali||Youm-e-Shahdat e Ali||Death anniversary of Imam Ali.|
|Muharram 9&10||Ashura||عاشوراء||Marks the end of the Shia mourning for the martyred Imam Hussein ibn Ali|
|Date||English Name||Local Name||Remarks|
|September 6||Defence Day||یوم دفاع Youm-e-Difa||Commemorates the official start of the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965|
|September 11||Death Anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah||یومِ وفات قائداعظم Quaid-e-Azam ki Youm-e-Wafaat
|Death Anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam|
|Textiles market in Karachi|
Tariq Road is not only the most popular market for apparel and accessories in Karachi but across Pakistan. It is regarded as the best and the most diverse market of Pakistan. Believe it or not, you can get anything here. Whether you are looking for jewelry, apparels, accessories or whatever, Tariq Road has everything. Tariq Road in particular is not a market but a street with hundreds of shops. Due to the fact that the whole street is organized well, people of Karachi have considered it as a market.
For people living near defense and Clifton, Khadda Market is the best one to shop. It can be said that Khadda market exactly the same as Tariq Road but smaller. The street on which the market is steep compared to the nearby streets therefore it has the name ‘Khadda’ which literally means a deep hole.
If you are interested in buying some second hand stuff then Lighthouse is the central hub for that. It is one of the most famous markets of Karachi where numerous residents and tourists shop for second hand stuff including clothes, guitars, electronics, leather goods, etc.
Zainab market is the oldest market of Karachi. It was established way before Pakistan was created. Most of the leather goods and arts and crafts goods supplied all over Karachi are made here. Also, there are many shops in Zainab Market that deal in wholesaling goods such as leather goods, silver jewelry and the like.
If you want to shop for true Asian apparels then Kurtaba market is the best place to be at.
Zamazama Market is usually visited by the elite class of Karachi. The market as such does not have any specialty regarding the goods you can buy but it is a well organized one because of which it attracts the elite class.
|Allama Iqbal Express at Sialkot Junction.)|
Chishty Mujahid is a well-known figure in Pakistani cricket journalism and broadcasting. Born in 1944 in New Delhi, British India, he was educated at Karachi Grammar School, National College Karachi, Selwyn College Cambridge (Law Tripos 1966) and the Middle Temple London. He played cricket at school, college and club levels as a middle order batsman, a right arm leg break and googly bowler and an agile and reliable fielder. He started Radio commentaries in 1967 and TV commentaries on Pakistan Television (PTV) in 1970.
Mujahid has also commentated for and appeared on Doordarshan – India, Rupavahini, MTV & TNL – Sri Lanka, Worldtel, TWI, Sony, South African Broadcasting Corp, CricInfo, BBC Urdu, Hum FM (UAE), Yes FM, Sri Lanka. He has covered, and written on cricket for newspapers such as the Dawn, Frontier Post, Morning News, The News (all Pakistani English Dailies) for the World of Cricket and The Cricketer Magazine (Pakistan), and the Khaleej Times (UAE).
Mujahid wrote the commentary for a pictorial cricket biography of Imran Khan – “An Eye on Imran”. He was nominated for the Best Sports Commentator award for PTV three years in a row 1985, 1986 and 1987 winning the Award in 1986. He also won the PBC (Radio Pakistan) best cricket commentator award for 1999 and the PBC Excellence Award 2001. He was conferred the President’s Award for Pride of Performance in the Honours List of 14 August, 2003.