Zia Mohyeddin: Epitome of success
Written by Anis Shakur   

In reality, when you have devoted yourself, you are no longer the equal of other men, or rather; other men are no longer your equals. And whosoever has taken this resolution finds his strength and resources doubled.

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HakimSaid - A Profile
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A great humanitarian, educationist, scholar, Hakim Said, the President of Hamdard Foundation and Founder and Chancellor Hamdard University was born on January 9, 1920.

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Zia Mohuddin - Power rendition as ever
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How does one talk about a phenomenon? Perhaps on the aesthetical level one might say that Zia Mohyeddin is a remarkable artiste, that he has transformed talk shows on TV in Pakistan.But as a statement it doesn't convey much unless one backs it up with how this one-man has achieved it.

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Shorash Kashmiri - Tributes Paid to Shorash Kashmiri
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Former President Muhammad Rafique Tarar paying glowing tribute to renowned journalist, orator, poet and political activist Agha Shorish Kashmir! (917-1975) at Hameed Nizami Press Institute of Pakistan (HNPIP) here on Saturday said that Pakistan need such great people to steer country out of the crises.

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Sadequain - Till his last breath
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Thinking of Sadequain, my memory gets over-crowded. Images and episodes chase one another. Another memory which is etched deeply in my mind and does not fade with the passage of time is the exhibition of his paintings that was held at the Punjab Art Council.

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Obaidullah Baig - A Master of many trades
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Kasauti catapulted three imme¬nsely knowled-geable and well-read men to fame: Iftikhar Arif, Qureishpur and Obaidullah Baig. "Kasauti was a favourite quiz pro¬gramme of many TV viewers and there was audience participation on both sides of the screen.

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Omer Kureishi - Omer Kureishi On
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I was thrown into broadcasting — right into a test match at Dacca, in 1955 and it seemed to work out. I am very fond of cricket. It's one of my more successful love affairs, I know a great deal about it. So when I broadcast, it came very easily to me.

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Abdus Sattar Edhi - Amazing dedication, Astonishing Energy
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Abdus Sattar Edhi's parents hailed from Bantva, a small vil¬lage near Junagadh in Gujarat. They lived in a locality which was named after the family — Edhi mohalla.

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Qureshpour - Questioning his Abilities
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Qureshpour is a man of many parts, some known to the millions who have been watching him for over three decades, some unknown even to those who are in the business of knowing about persons such as him. One is his name.

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Arshad Mahmood - Accent On
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It is a bit difficult to be Arshad Mahmood. Strong was his imprint on EMI as a business venture that Nisar Bazmi, the famous composer said that EMI without Arshad Mahmood was a non-entity.

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Gulgee - A brilliant turned Outstanding Artist
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One cannot help but be knocked, almost down and out by the man who calls himself Gulgee. "I am just Gulgee, plain Gulgee," says Abdul Muhammed Ismail Gulgee engagingly.

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Naeem Bukhari - A man of many words
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Naeem watched David Frost interview Mrs Margaret Thatcher. 'There was no set, no camera panning, no tracking, just simple straight forward convention for 60 minutes. 

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Dr. Javed Iqbal - The Son also rises
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Back in the 1930s, Iqbal was writing what was destined to become his great¬est poetical achievement — a long epic after the style of Dante's Divine Comedy. Somebody asked him, "Dante wrote that poem to honour his beloved. Beatrice, Who is your Beatrice?" Iqbal replied, "I am past that age now. May God grant a long, long life to Javed. He is everything to me."

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