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  • 1960s cult killer Charles Manson dies in jail at 83

    LOS ANGELES: Charles Manson, the psychopathic guru who masterminded a savage killing spree in the United States in the late 1960s that shocked the world, has died aged 83, California prison officials said...

    In the late 1960s, Manson headed an apocalyptic cult that committed random murders in upscale mostly white neighbourhoods of Los Angeles — unleashing a wave of panic in the city and beyond...

  • Growing up in the 1960s

    KEY members of the current civil-military ruling elite seem to have a very simplistic, one-dimensional view of Field Marshal Ayub Khan’s so-called Decade of Development (1958-68) and have more than once eulogised the 1960s as the country’s golden era...

    Contrasting today’s Karachi to the mid-1960s, my own personal memories are very pleasant, to say the least...

  • In fashion: The fashion week jungle

    Great fashion, in essence, needs to be more than just a race to the top...

    It is true that the business of fashion can only be viable if it generates revenue but does financial success signify the death of creativity?It is a question that perpetually sprang to mind during Fashion Pakistan Week’s (FPW) Winter/Festive ’15...

  • In fashion: Five reasons to celebrate Pakistani fashion (in Dubai)

    It was all played out at the Madinat Arena Ballroom with a fashion installation featuring innovative techniques of display and lighting to further accentuate the cuts and structure...

    While the Dubai exhibition remains a far cry from similar attempts in Pakistan and no parallels can be drawn between both, Pakistan did manage to stand out head and shoulders above the rest of the competition in terms of sheer ingenuity in design,...

  • In fashion: The way we ‘fashion week’

    The bridal power gameWhile its fashion standards may fluctuate, BCW is at the top of its game in many other ways...

    It is a perpetual highlight on the network’s channels, taking up prime-time spots during Eid and weekends, reaching out within Pakistan as well as to a well-dispersed Urdu-speaking audience around the globe...

  • Brexit crisis to test ‘Iron Ladies’ Merkel, May

    BERLIN: Pragmatic, childless pastors’ daughters with killer instincts who were long underestimated by their blustering male peers — the parallels between new British Prime Minister Theresa May and Germany’s Angela Merkel are striking at first glance...

    But analysts warn that resemblance may mask more fundamental differences that will complicate talks on Britain’s divorce from the EU, pitting its newest leader against its longest-serving
  • Me wins PGF ladies golf title

    KARACHI: South Korean Cho Young Me did the hosts Karachi Golf Club (KGC) proud by winning the top honours in the 36-holes Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF) Ladies Amateur Golf Championship as curtains fall on the event on Sunday...

    Young Aania Farooq, who is making waves in the ladies golf, caught the eye by finishing second runner-up, three strokes behind at 167 gross, 23 over par...

  • ‘Distinguished gentlemen and ladies’ ride for a cause

    ”Mehwish Ekhlaque, who has travelled up to the Pakistan-China border on her motorcycle, was also there, this time with her newly painted white 1986 Honda CDI 1200...

    Although Pakistan was taking part in the event for the second time this year, globally ‘The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride’ is in its fourth year...

  • The first ladies' club of Hyderabad

    One such institution is the Nari Sabha, the first ladies’ club of the city, situated near Jail Road...

    The idea of a club for Hyderabad’s ladies was materialised by the Hindu community who founded the Nari Sabha, in memory of a Hindu lady named Chattur Bai Advani...

  • Pakistan build lead in steady fashion

    KINGSTON: Pakistan were steadily building a handy lead on the first innings as an unbroken stand of 86 between captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Sarfraz Ahmed lifted them to 322-5 at lunch on the fourth day of the first Test here on Monday...

    Sarfraz scored a rapid 53 and Misbah a more patient 47 at Sabina Park after Pakistan lost only Asad Shafiq for 22 in the morning session, caught behind off the bowling of Shannon Gabriel...

  • New York hosting 2016 fashion merry-go-round

    NEW YORK: The twice-yearly style orgy that is New York Fashion Week which was to kick off on Thursday evening when the booted and suited rush to catch sight of collections for spring-summer 2016...

    Hollywood stars, buyers and fashion editors from across the planet descend on Gotham to admire the most coveted talent in US design dominated by the likes of Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger...

  • New York exhibition plots rise of global fashion

    NEW YORK: Paris, Milan, New York and London may reign in world fashion, but Asian and South American cities are the ones to watch, according to an exhibition at one of the world’s best design schools...

    com, the museum at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology is charting a new generation of fashion-forward cities eying global prominence...

  • French fashion giants ban ultra-thin models

    PARIS: A host of French-owned fashion labels spanning Christian Dior to Saint Laurent pledged Wednesday to ban ultra-thin models from their advertising and catwalk shows following repeated scandals about anorexia and mistreatment...

    Ahead of the start of New York Fashion Week, the two French groups said they would ban their designers using size 32 models under the French system — size XXS or size zero in the US or four in Britain —...

  • Style awards recognise excellence in fashion, sport

    She also won hearts by stating “Meri pehchan Hindi Medium nahin Pakistan hai” and pointed out on a somewhat light note that her film raked in three times more at the box office than Khoobsurat, adding that in Fawad Khan’s case it was Hum TV and its blockbuster serial Humsafar that shot him to stardom...

    The recipients of the QHSA trophy in various categories are: Most stylish model (Female): Sadaf Kanwal, Most stylish model (Male):...

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