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    2014 Colour Trends In Pakistan

  • Hostile elements giving sectarian colour to terrorist incidents in Pakistan: ISPR

    The Pakistan Army has called for a unified response to what it said was a "malicious" campaign by hostile intelligence agencies and anti-state elements to give a sectarian and ethnic colour to a recent string of terrorist incidents in the country that mainly targeted minority Shias...

    The people of Pakistan need to be cognisant of the campaign, which is also "unwittingly" being spread on social media, said the statement, adding that...

  • 'ArrestAntiPakjournalists' tops Twitter trends in Pakistan

    A hashtag calling for the arrest of journalists briefly became the top Twitter trend in Pakistan on Thursday, deepening concern over a shrinking space for dissent in the country...

    Read more: 11 things that wouldn't have happened without press freedomMany users accompanied it with a composite photograph of prominent journalists and TV anchors, some of whom regularly criticise the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) of Prime Minister...

  • PML-N, PTI sanguine about success: Colour contest and ballot battle

    LAHORE: The stage is set for the first phase of local polls in Lahore’s 274 union councils, with the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf dominating the show...

    The Election Commission of Pakistan has established 3,269 polling stations, of which 839 have been declared highly sensitive and 2,430 sensitive...

  • Colour me pink

    Pink is the colour of the cheeks of the young blushing Pakistani bride whose wedding in Raiwind an Indian prime minister stopped-over to attend...

    Pink is the colour of the turban her grandfather Nawaz Sharif wore at her valima, a turban which Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave to his Pakistani counterpart for the occasion...

  • Interior minister says census results should not be given political colour

    KARACHI: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said there is nothing surprising in the results of the population census and it should not be given a political colour...

    Stresses need for educating students about ‘traps set by terrorists’The minister said several members of the Ansarul Sharia Pakistan had been arrested and its absconders would also be caught soon...

  • Energy ministry proposes changing fuel colour to ensure purity

    Ogra will be required to ensure that kerosene is marked before leaving refinery premises and may independently inspect the quality of HSD and petrol with the help of Hydrocarbon Development Institute of Pakistan (HDIP) or other third party inspectors at different stages of the petroleum, oil and lubricant (POL) supply chain ie local refineries; OMC deports and retail outlets...

  • Defining colour 

    KARACHI: How does one define colour? Well, there can be a few answers to the question one of which is “sensation on the eye that an object produces because of the light it emits”...

    This is the idea which seems to have worked well for Hamra Abbas, an exhibition of whose artworks tit­led Colour opened at the Canvas Art Gallery on Tuesday...

  • Huge wins for Wapda, Punjab Colour

    LAHORE: Wapda and Punjab Colour registered huge wins in the third All-Pakistan Fatima Jinnah Women’s Gold Cup Hockey Tournament at the District Sports Ground in Multan on Wednesday...

    Wapda outclassed Sindh 8-0 and Punjab Colour thrashed Islamabad 10-0 in one-sided matches...

  • INDEPENDENCE DAY: THE COLOUR OF MONEY

    The minute you step into the periphery of the Karachi’s Paper Market the first sounds you will hear are “150 ka do, 150 ka do”[Two for 150 rupees, two for 150 rupees] and then “Germany na Japan, agaya naya Pakistan!” [Not Germany nor Japan, this is the new Pakistan!]It’s the time of Independence Day celebrations again and for a few years now we’ve found a new way to show off how patriotic we are...

    The 70th anniversary of the birth...

  • Colour, cut, craft on last day of fashion week

    LAHORE: The concluding night of Pakistan Fashion Design Council’s Sunsilk Fashion Week saw glitz, glamour and some exciting fashion here at the Expo Centre on Saturday...

    It incorporated intricate embroideries and subtle laces on traditional yet contemporary silhouettes on a diverse colour palette of soft pastels and vivid hues...

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