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  • 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...

  • How Facebook is killing Lahore's Heera Mandi

    LAHORE: Pakistan's oldest red light district was for centuries a hub of traditional erotic dancers, musicians and prostitutes ? Pigalle with a Mughal twist, deep in the heart of the vibrant city...

    But as an e-commerce boom revolutionises how Pakistanis conduct the world's oldest profession, locals say the historic Heera Mandi district is under threat...

  • Heera scrapes through at Subh-e-Nau tennis

    ISLAMABAD: Third seed Heera Ashiq narrowly avoided defeat at the hands of unseeded Barkatullah in the second round match of the men’s singles category on the third day of the Subh-e-Nau National Clay Court Tennis Championship here at the PTF Complex on Tuesday...

    Heera won the first set without conceding a single game to his opponent, however, Barkatullah bounced back to win the second with only losing two games...

  • Abid, Heera to face off in tennis final

    LAHORE: Mohammad Abid will face Heera Ashiq in the final of the third Long Beach Punjab Open Tennis Championship after both won their respective semi-finals at the Bagh-i-Jinnah courts here on Thursday...

    However, in the other last-four clash, Heera was stretched to three sets by Usman Rafiq before the former claimed the match 6-4, 4-6, 6-3...

  • Muzammil wins U-18 crown; doubles title for Aqeel, Heera

    ISLAMABAD: Davis Cupper Aqeel Khan partnering with Heera Ashiq overpowered Shehzad Khan and Yasir Khan to clinch the men’s doubles title in the Subh-e-Nau National Clay Court Tennis Champi­onship here at the PTF Complex on Saturday...

    Aqeel and Heera pocketed Rs20,000 as prize money while the runners-up received Rs12,000...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • City Diary: Beautification of Lahore to reflect culture, history and tradition

    The divisional administration’s policy to involve the National College of Arts (NCA), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA), Parks and Horticulture Authority and others in planning, designing and executing small pilot schemes for the city’s beautification in view of its natural, cultural, heritage and historical values is a right step in the right direction...

    “After completion of...

  • Conservation of Lahore

    Unfortunately, it would appear that the administrators of Lahore, the historical timeline of which spans several centuries, have not even reached this rudimentary level of reasoning...

    The Punjab and Lahore administrations do urgently need to take all such reservations into account and to have the moral courage to go back to the drawing board if required...

  • Fantastic Five win Lahore leg of Neymar Jr’s Five qualifiers

    LAHORE: After a series of pulsating matches, Fantastic Five outwitted their rivals to win the Lahore leg of the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five qualifiers on Sunday...

    The champions from Lahore join Steel Town FC 2 from Karachi in a three-way battle for the national champion’s title; the two teams are going to compete with the winners from Islamabad leg of the qualifiers in a play-off — national finals will take place in April...

  • Brain-eating amoeba claims life in Lahore

    LAHORE: After causing havoc across Karachi, the brain-eating amoeba (Naegleria) now reaches Lahore as a death by the deadly disease was officially confirmed here on Friday...

    He said the health authorities were blind towards factors behind the emergence of the first case of a brain-eating amoeba in Lahore...

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