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Balochistan gets over 20,000 valuable artefacts back from Sindh

They had been in Sindh for over 40 years

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March 10, 2019


Kot Diji Fort: A historical fort of Khairpur district

The fort is more than 80 feet tall

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February 12, 2019


Sanghar’s last four tangas fight chingchi invasion

The culture of the old horse-drawn carriage is slowly disappearing

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November 6, 2018


People are pillaging the world’s protected areas: study

Highways are being paved, oil is being drilled and entire cities are sprouting up inside many of the world’s nature preserves, imperiling the very creatures they are meant to protect, researchers said Thursday. The vast harm being wreaked by people inside protected areas that are home to endangered animals like the eastern black rhinoceros, Sumatran…

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May 18, 2018


The fading splendor of 17th century Shahjahan Mosque – Watch

Report by: Zohair Ali The government of Sindh has apparently no proper plan to restore the fading splendor of 17th-century mosque built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in Thatta. Its interior was slightly repaired some 18 years ago, according to Khateeb of the mosque. Since then, no restoration work has been carried out to save this…

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April 7, 2018


Amazing story of how churches were saved in communist Bucharest

BUCKHAREST: A bit bruised but still standing, old Orthodox churches can be found around Bucharest, having escaped the frenzied demolition of the Romanian capital in the 1980s ordered by ex-communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. At least 10 jewels of Romania’s religious heritage from the 16th to 19th centuries survived due to an engineering tour de force:…

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November 10, 2017


A guide to the most beautiful and vibrant city of Scotland

By: Filza Jawad Hai This a guide to most beautiful and vibrant city of Scotland, Edinburgh. This place is more like a tale of two to towns, the medieval old town contrasting with the new town. It is vastly known as the World heritage site. This capital city of Scotland is undoubtedly the finest and…

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July 26, 2017


‘Nishan-e-Pakistan’ opens at Karachi’s Sea View

KARACHI: Karachiites can add one more name to their list of places for recreation with the opening of ‘Nishan-e-Pakistan’, a museum that preserves history about the heroes who helped build Pakistan. The museum has been opened for public. For more information on the new project, watch the report by Samaa TV’s Nazahat Khan.

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May 2, 2016


Sukkur monument at jeopardy

The history of Sukkur began to fade away owing to negligence of the government. Mir Masoom Shah’s beautiful tower attracts a host of tourist still today. Watch this report on this lovely monument.

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January 19, 2016


Taj Mahal needs nine-year mud pack to tackle pollution

NEW DELHI: The Taj Mahal will need nine years of mud packs to remove yellow stains from its white marble walls caused by air pollution, the Times of India reported on Wednesday. Archaeologists said the lengthy period was needed to properly and safely clean particles from the four minarets and the main dome of the…

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September 30, 2015


Karachi’s glorious heritage in tatters

Magnificent buildings, that are cultural heritage of Karachi and a symbol of past glory, are nowadays in dilapidated condition. Watch this report by Samaa’s Shayan Saleem.

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May 18, 2015


Celebrities hail style heritage at Milan fashion week

MILAN: Italian fashion house Prada sent models down the runway in military-inspired khaki dresses topped with bejewelled bras, while Roberto Cavalli showed a riot of neon and mismatched prints on Thursday during Milan's biannual women's fashion week.Actors, models and designers flocked to a Milanese mansion filled with mannequins wearing ornate paper dresses, hosted by Vogue…

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September 20, 2013


Archaeologists cover up Afghan heritage

BAMIYAN: “It's there,” says an archaeologist pointing to the ground, where fragments of a Buddha statue from the ancient Gandhara civilisation have been covered up to stop them being stolen or vandalised. Just months before the US-led invasion in 2001, the Taliban regime shocked the world by destroying two giant, 1,500-year-old Buddhas in the rocky…

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August 12, 2012


Sri Lanka, Hawaii sites get world heritage status

BRASILIA: Sri Lanka's central highlands and a protected marine area in Hawaii, the only habitats of several endangered plant and animal species, have been added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites, the U.N. body said on Saturday. Sri Lanka's central highlands were deemed of prime importance because of the pristine forests that are home…

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August 1, 2010


SAMAA VIDEO – Peshawar's cultural heritage revived

Bushra Butt takes you to Peshawar where the cultural heritage and festivals were put on hold due to the increasing terrorism in the city. The festivals have been revived enabling the people to rejoice once again. (January 28, 2010).

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January 28, 2010


Sindh Govt sets up Rs.1 BN endowment fund for heritage sites

KARACHI: The Terms of Reference for the scheme titled “Public-Private partnership for Livestock and Dairy Farming in Sindh” are under consideration of Sindh Government. The scheme is being launched through Annual Development Program during the current financial years, said Abdul Haque Bhurt, Minister for Livestock in Sindh Assembly on Tuesday. He was replying to a…

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November 25, 2008


Pakistans cultural heritage should be introduced internationally: Dr. Firdous

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan, Federal Minister for Population Welfare has said that Multan is one of the oldest city of the world, which requires preservation. She was addressing a seminar titled, “Culture Heritage of Multan” here, which was organised by Archaeological and Historical Association. She said that historians say Multan is 5000 to 7000…

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November 6, 2008