In the long moments that divided a country into two, lives, dreams, families and parchments of history seemed to have been dissolved forever. In a dreadful storm of politics and the separation that followed, parts of land that belonged to the people were lost behind the lines. This is the rich history behind one of […] The post Monument To Love On The India-Pakistan Border: Pul Kanjri Was Built By Ranjit Singh appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
The Gandhara civilisation existed in the north-eastern part of Pakistan and south-western part of Afghanistan: it was known as land of fragrance. In the region, many signs of Gandhara art are located in the shape of buildings, sculptures, jewellery, pottery etc. For practical purposes, Gandhara art means Buddhist art. Buddhist art first emerged in the […] The post Of Amluk Dara And Other Sites Of Gandharan Swat appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Sindh is a hub of cultural heritage as it was ruled by various dynasties in the past, from the pre-Islamic era to Islamic era; a history that can be traced from the Harappan period to the Muslim conquest and beyond. In the Islamic period, Muhammad bin Qasim conquered Sindh in A.D 712 and latery Sindh […] The post Kotdiji Has Its Own Magnificent Sheesh Mahal appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.