Posts tagged as: heroes

Our heroes

In a space of six months, the Express Group has been attacked three times. In the previous instance, a guard was injured and paralyzed from the waist down. Others were also wounded.  Since then we have been trying our best to shield our staff from the dangers that surround us as working journalists. The most […]

Bringing everyday heroes to film

KARACHI:  New York-based investment banker and accidental entrepreneur Abbas Hashmi hopes to bring Pakistani heroes to the forefront with a project titled Heroes of Pakistan. With a film competition, the 35-year-old hopes to highlight the achievements of regular people. Open to “everyone”, the contest organisers are encouraging young people to submit five-minute videos talking about […]

Bringing everyday heroes to film

KARACHI:  New York-based investment banker and accidental entrepreneur Abbas Hashmi hopes to bring Pakistani heroes to the forefront with a project titled Heroes of Pakistan. With a film competition, the 35-year-old hopes to highlight the achievements of regular people. Open to “everyone”, the contest organisers are encouraging young people to submit five-minute videos talking about […]

Bringing everyday heroes to film

KARACHI:  New York-based investment banker and accidental entrepreneur Abbas Hashmi hopes to bring Pakistani heroes to the forefront with a project titled Heroes of Pakistan. With a film competition, the 35-year-old hopes to highlight the achievements of regular people. Open to “everyone”, the contest organisers are encouraging young people to submit five-minute videos talking about […]

Bringing everyday heroes to film

KARACHI:  New York-based investment banker and accidental entrepreneur Abbas Hashmi hopes to bring Pakistani heroes to the forefront with a project titled Heroes of Pakistan. With a film competition, the 35-year-old hopes to highlight the achievements of regular people. Open to “everyone”, the contest organisers are encouraging young people to submit five-minute videos talking about […]

Forgotten Heroes

Karachi Twelve-year-old Abdul Ahad has been waiting for his father. Often he wakes up in the middle of the night and asks his mother and elder sist The News International – Karachi

Unsung heroes: Entrepreneurs are the saviours of nations

“Your problem is solved,” with those words Sir Adamjee Dawood, one of Pakistan’s greatest entrepreneurs, saved the country from financial collapse a mere 13 days after its independence. Though many entrepreneurs have played a pivotal role in the country’s creation, their sacrifices have been forgotten and their accomplishments erased from history. On August 27, 1947, […]

Asian Games heroes await promised rewards

  KARACHI: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani wasted no time in announcing huge cash rewards for athletes who won medals at the Asian Games last year but, almost twelve months down the line, those promises have still not been fulfilled. Several athletes, including the hockey team, were promised hefty awards after their good show in the […]

Forgotten heroes of Pakistan

The power of community participation in development was highlighted by Akhtar Hameed Khan through his famous Orangi Pilot Project in Karachi in the 1980s. Due to the fact that Orangi was a squatter settlement, it did not qualify for government aid. As a result, Dr. Akhtar Hameed Khan organised and mobilised the local squatter community […]

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