Flashback April 29: Hatf-8, a new Miss Pakistan and Dadi Janki's return

Published: April 29, 2012

Flashback is an experimental feature looking back at the top articles on this date featured on The Express Tribune website.

April 29, 2011

Pakistan conducts successful flight test of Hatf-8 missile

Pakistan conducted a successful flight test of the indigenously developed air launched cruise missile, Hatf-8 on Friday. The test of the nuclear-capable missile was conducted as part of the continuous process of improving the technical parameters of the weapon system. The Ra’ad missile, with a range of over 350 kilometres, has been developed exclusively for launch from aerial platforms.

William and Kate in biggest royal wedding in 30 years

The fairytale wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton captured the imagination of the world Friday, with millions sharing in the celebration of the royal nuptials at parties across the globe.

April 29, 2010

A new ‘Miss Pakistan’ emerges

Roomi Syed, describes herself as a model, fashion designer, poet and writer.

She is the bearer of the title ‘Miss Pakistan’, and held a press conference in Karachi this week to announce she had tied the knot with her maternal cousin. But the obvious question on everyone’s minds was: how is she ‘Miss Pakistan’ when the country does not have an official beauty pageant?

94-yr-old Dadi Janki comes home after 60yrs

In a simple, white sari and a modest but strong countenance, 94-year-old Dadi Janki, the spiritual guide of the Hindu caste Brahma Kumari, came back home after 60 years.

In her first visit to Karachi from Hyderabad Deccan, she spoke to a hall of almost 500 Muslims and Hindus, uniting them all under one roof.

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