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  • Umar Gul puts in the hard yards in comeback bid

    While the nation was preoccupied in discussing the possible return of spot-fixing tainted Mohammad Amir, it went largely unnoticed that another spearhead, Umar Gul, has been working hard in the gym to regain fitness and form as he aims for a comeback in the Pakistan team...

    Gul, who represented Pakistan in 47 Tests, 126 one-day internationals and 58 Twenty20 Internationals, has not been quite able to regain fitness since he underwent a...
  • Saudi police detain young woman for removing abaya: media

    Saudi police detained a young woman for violating modesty rules after she removed her abaya, the loose-fitting, full-length robes women are required to wear, on a main street in the capital Riyadh, local media reported on Monday...

    "Police officers have detained a girl who had removed her abaya on al-Tahliya street, implementing a challenge she announced on social media several days ago," the newspaper quoted Colonel Fawaz al-Maiman,...

  • Saudi police detain young woman for removing abaya

    Saudi police detained a young woman for violating 'modesty rules' after she removed her abaya, the loose-fitting, full-length robes women are required to wear, on a main street in the capital Riyadh, local media reported on Monday...

    "Police officers have detained a girl who had removed her abaya on al-Tahliya street, implementing a challenge she announced on social media several days ago," the newspaper quoted Colonel Fawaz...

  • Abaya not mandatory attire for Saudi women, says cleric

    DUBAI: Saudi women need not wear the abaya — the loose-fitting, full-length robe — a senior member of the top clerical body said, another indication of the kingdom’s efforts towards modernisation...

    On his radio programme, Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, said Muslim women should dress modestly, but this did not necessitate wearing the abaya...

  • BRT project: Sindh CM approves design of underpass at Numaish in Karachi

    Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Thursday approved the design of an underpass at Numaish which would serve as a central point for passengers of Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) projects, a press release issued by the Sindh government read...

    He also approved the design of BRT system from Numaish to Tower while presiding over a meeting in connection with the BRT Green Line Bus project...

  • Karachi heatwave claims over 120 lives

    KARACHI: The scorching heatwave that has gripped Karachi since the start of Ramazan claimed the lives of more than 120 people till late Sunday night, according to health and rescue officials...

    Karachi Metropolitan Corporation Health Director Salma Kausar said 27 dead bodies had been brought to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital in the past 24 hours, all of whom had died due to heat-related illnesses...

  • Karachi in for pleasant surprise as 120 buses set sail from China

    KARACHI: After more than 14 years of its rule, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) government in Sindh managed to display some success in its civic administration on Wednesday as a consignment of 120 buses for Karachi and other cities of Sindh left China for the metropolis...

    The provincial government remained under immense criticism over its failure to address fast deteriorating transport system of Karachi...

  • PFDC design district to take fashion to another level

    LAHORE: When it comes to defining what has been achieved after four days of back-to-back fashion, eight years of fashion weeks and 10 years since the establishment of Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC), perhaps no one can put it in better words than the council’s Chairperson Sehyr Saigol when she announced the establishment of a ‘design district’ in Lahore...

    She added that through the design district the gap between artisans,...

  • Building design of Nowshera medical college approved

    PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has approved the building design of Nowshera Medical College and asked the relevant authorities to set up an autonomous board to run the new teaching hospital from its very beginning...

    The chief minister gave the directives while chairing a meeting regarding affairs of the Nowshera Medical College and Teaching Hospital, at the CM House on Wednesday, according to a handout...

  • Design, build, fly contest concludes at GIK Institute

    SWABI: A three-day design, build and fly competition concluded at the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology here on Monday...

    On the occasion, Mr Ikram said the PAC had been cooperating with GIK Institute since the start of the design, build and fly contest a decade back to hunt the young talent...

  • Desi by design

    In a sea of traumatic, angst peppered art that continues to haunt the Pakistani artscape, a cheery burst of colour and a generous dollop of desi pop in “Of the Road — A Truck Art Exhibition” at the IVS Gallery, Karachi, reminded viewers of art’s capacity to simply amuse and entertain...

    Formerly in 1994, a Karachi School of Art project, undertaken in collaboration with PSO, centred on truck decoration — the painted vehicle then toured...

  • Exhibition held to celebrate Italian creativity and design

    KARACHI: Pakistanis were reminded of Italy’s innovative contributions to the world, which they greatly appreciated at the inauguration of an interesting exhibition, ‘The great game of Italian industry’...

    Organised by the Italian Consulate in Karachi at LuckyOne Mall on Friday, the exhibition, mostly comprising panel installations lining the mall’s atrium, displayed Italian creativity and design in developing objects that have now...

  • Suicide by design?

    Videos posted on social media by citizens on Jumatul Wida show activists of the outlawed Jaish-e-Mohammad openly and freely asking for donations for the cause of ‘Kashmir and Afghan Jihad’ right under the nose of paramilitary Rangers outside some Karachi mosques...

    It was Karachi where a security operation has been ongoing for nearly three years and has seen both the TTP and MQM facing a tough crackdown...

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