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  • Hyderabad: the case for a new sabzi mandi

    SHIFTING the wholesale vegetable and fruit market, to its new location, in Hyderabad continues to be delayed owing to Sindh’s tardy pace of implementing projects and habit of accumulating cost overruns...

    ‘The new fruit and vegetable market project’ for Hyderabad – Sindh’s second largest city and gateway to rest of Sindh – was planned near Lined Channel, on 70 acres, in the mid-90s...

  • ATC indicts two more in Zahra Shahid murder case

    KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court in Karachi on Friday indicted two suspects in the case relating to the murder of slain Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Zahra Shahid Hussain...

    Vice-President of Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf’s Sindh chapter Zahra Shahid Hussain was killed by motorcycle-riding gunmen outside her residence in the city’s Defence Housing Authority Phase-IV in May 2013...

  • Final arguments not recorded in Zahra Shahid murder case

    KARACHI: The final arguments could not be recorded in a case pertaining to the murder of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Zahra Shahid on Saturday as the judge of the antiterrorism court trying four detained accused was on leave...

    Senior leader of the PTI Zahra Shahid was shot dead outside her home in the Defence Housing Authority on May 18, 2013...

  • Prawn biryani on the beach

    Flipping through it, I came across a recipe for a prawn biryani...

    But it’s hard to get good local meat in Sri Lanka, so I thought I’d show Nandi, our wonderful housekeeper and cook, how to make a proper biryani...

  • CRICKET: BIRYANI, CURRY AND CRICKET

    He is the host, and his intensity is focused on cooking beef biryani and a chicken curry for his guests...

    But for now, via the medium of a simple plate of biryani and the conversation of grown men, I have come to know that this journey of discovery is not just for me...

  • Khicchdi and biryani

    Describing his experience with two actresses, Ranveer S has been quoted to have said that Priyanka C is like khicchdi and Deepika P is like biryani...

  • Food Stories: Mutton Dum Biryani

    I sat in the January cold of Michigan craving biryani, the painful realisation that my migration from Pakistan had taken me away from most desi delights...

    I rang the doorbell, and auntie warmly welcomed me to a delicious mutton biryani lunch...

  • Biryani on the brain

    India has mind-boggling and palate-numbing versions of the biryani...

    To understand the culinary culture of any state, all one needs to do is to understand how people make their biryani...

  • EPICURIOUS: Biryani versus pilau

    I might have written about my preference for a good pilau over a biryani previously: the former’s subtle fragrance and flavour beats the more robust taste of a biryani any day...

    So the other day, I decided to make fish biryani...

  • A biryani garnished with hate

    WE only learnt after his execution that Ajmal Kasab’s widely reported request for mutton biryani in jail was a myth...

    “Kasab never demanded biryani and was never served by the government,” the prosecutor confessed days after the man was dead...

  • Biryani or cricket?

    BIRYANI or cricket? Which one would you go for? If you are a Karachiite, you can choose both...

    Probably only a citizen of this frenetic metropolis could balance posters and signs for fours and sixes while gnawing chicken legs dotting the flimsy plastic box of steaming biryani...

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