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  • ‘Dragon in a three-piece suit’

    From what I can tell, there’s not a shred of hostility to their presence, as is often the case with Chinese residents in Pakistan...

    Doug Guthrie’s classic volume, Dragon in a Three-piece Suit talks about how foreign businessmen who worked with Chinese firms left a bit of their social practices with their partners and took home some of theirs from them...

  • A piece of Kashmir in Karachi

    KARACHI: The Mohatta Palace Museum unveiled its latest exhibition titled ‘Paradise on Earth: Manuscripts, Min­atures and Mendicants from Kashmir’ on Sunday as an ode to the courage and resilience of the Kashmiris and the artistic traditions they have graced the world with...

    Mohatta’s 20th exhibition highlights the relevance behind Kashmir which cannot be denied, a piece of land which has for long divided and united people and...

  • Piece of film history up for sale in France

    TOURS: As the Cannes Film Festival comes to a close, a more than century-old precursor to cinema’s ‘talkies’, the Chronomegaphone, will soon be available in France to the highest bidder...

    The device, an essential element in the birth of sound films, was invented by Frenchman Leon Gaumont in 1902
  • Poultry sector vies for piece of global halal pie

    While policymakers in Pakistan may have, time and again, committed themselves to pursuing an export-led plan for rapid economic growth and reduction in the country’s external account vulnerabilities, no government has ever formulated an effective policy to boost exports...

    Owing to a policy emphasis on import substitution, Pakistan’s export base remains narrow and skewed in favour of textiles and clothing, which have historically...

  • A colour piece

    CAN party colours paint wrong impressions of who dominates politics at a particular time? Those who have followed the fortunes of the PML-N over all these years would say that the shades thrown up by an election campaign can create illusions that are not in sync with voters’ likes and dislikes...

    The conclusion holds true for Punjab in particular
  • Investigators piece together picture of Nice truck attacker

    NICE: The 31-year-old driver of a truck who killed scores of people on the Nice seafront was a Tunisian petty criminal described by neighbours as an unfriendly loner who showed no outward sign of being a devout Muslim...

    Investigators were on Friday piecing together a picture of the father-of-three who slammed into crowds who had been watching a Bastille Day fireworks display, killing 84 people including 10 children and adolescents
  • Immunisation: Awareness is the missing piece

    As the world observed pneumonia day earlier this month we were reminded that the disease kills a child every 30 seconds globally while in Pakistan 92,000 children die annually due to pneumonia...

    Despite being the first South Asian nation to offer free pneumonia vaccine in our national immunisation programme, Pakistan still stands among the top five countries which account for 99 per cent of childhood pneumonia cases...

  • In search for a piece of land

    All we want, they said, was a small piece of land where we can live without the constant fear of being evacuated...

    Till then, people like Azhra and Sakina will have to move from place to place in search of their little piece of land...

  • Smokers’ Corner: A last piece of chocolate

    Yet, despite the fact that I have known Yameen for over 20 years now, I had no idea that before he set up his first paan shop in Karachi’s Boat Basin area 31 years ago, he used to be a barber...

    At the time Pakistan’s film industry was thriving and Waheed Murad was one its biggest stars...

  • 11-year-old Abbottabad girl choked on a piece of orange: medical report

    The initial medical report of Misbah, an 11-year-old maid who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Abbottabad, states that she choked to death on a piece of orange, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Hazara Muhammad Saeed Wazir said on Friday...

    DIG Wazir said that detailed reports on her death shall be available in a week's time and will be submitted to the provincial inspector general (IG) and the Chief Justice of Pakistan...

  • Conviction of Sharifs: NAO 1999 a valid piece of law, govt tells LHC

    LAHORE: The federal government told the Lahore High Court on Wednesday that the National Accountability Ordinance 1999 was a valid piece of law and in conformity with the Constitution...

    Dogar of the Pakistan Lawyers Foundation and others had filed the petitions assailing the conviction of the Sharif family besides challenging the existence of the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO) 1999...

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