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  • Hyderabad to have another museum as culture dept gets possession of Mukhi House

    HYDERABAD: Mukhi House, built in 1920 by prominent figure of Hyderabad, Mukhi Jethanand, has been handed over to the Sindh government, which will convert it to Hyderabad Museum...

    Speaking to the media, she said that an amount of Rs25 million was being allocated for the repair, rehabilitation and renovation of the proposed museum now when the Mukhi House had formally been handed over to the department...

  • Rest house upgraded to circuit house

    GUJRAT: The district council rest house has been upgraded to the level of a circuit house and additional bedrooms and other infrastructure will now be built there for temporary stay of government officers and other functionaries...

    The rest house was established by the Gujrat district council around four decades ago and was under its control since then...

  • Avenfield House or ‘tax haven’ house?

    LONDON: The family of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is not the only resident of Avenfield House on London’s Park Lane who bought their properties through offshore companies incorporated in tax havens...

    According to the UK Land Registry record, the majority of flats in Avenfield House are owned by offshore companies incorporated in tax havens like Panama, the British Virgin Islands and Guernsey...

  • Nepra fines power company for delays in submission of data

    ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) imposed on Monday a fine of Rs1 million on the Central Power Purchase Agency (CPPA), also known as the National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC), for failing to provide information needed for monthly fuel price adjustments within the stipulated time...

  • Comedy troupe Bhai Log Company is ready for a comeback

    A comedy troupe trusted to take the mickey out of those in the limelight, the Bhai Log Company has announced its comeback in a teaser image put up on its Facebook page and website...

    According to the Bhai Log Company website, this new show will take place on August 8 at Karachi's Royal Rodale Club...

  • Alphabet passes Apple as world’s biggest company — now what?

    NEW YORK: Even before it became a household name, Google parent Alphabet has become the world’s most valuable company, vaulting past Apple in a sign of an evolving technology landscape...

    Apple ends a run of four years as the world’s largest publicly traded company, having overtaken Exxon Mobil on January 25, 2012...

  • Private company blocked from importing 20pc cheaper LNG

    ISLAMABAD: Amid legal vacuum surrounding the sale of around 140,000 tonnes of imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) to a few bulk consumers, a private company’s bid to arrange import of 20 per cent cheaper commodity is reported to have been blocked...

    A senior government official said the CNG industry represented by Universal Gas Company had struck a deal with an LNG supplier at less than $7 per million British thermal units (mmbtu)...

  • All the world’s a stage: UK’s Royal Shakespeare Company in first tour of China

    LONDON: Britain’s Royal Shakespeare Company embarks on its first major tour of China in 2016, presenting the Bard’s history plays about bloodshed, honour and kingship in mediaeval England to a new and potentially vast audience...

    Marking 400 years since William Shakespeare’s death, the prestigious theatre company will take productions of Henry IV Part I, Henry IV Part II and Henry V to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong in February and...

  • Two local employees of Turkish waste management company killed in Rawalpindi

    Two Pakistani employees of a Turkish waste management company were killed and one injured in Rawalpindi in an incident of suspected target killing early on Saturday, police officials told DawnNews...

    Station house officer (SHO) Sadiqabad told DawnNews that the deceased had received multiple bullet wounds and had been shifted to a nearby hospital for a post-mortem examination...

  • Royal Shakespeare Company founder Peter Hall dies

    LONDON: British director Peter Hall, who founded the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1960 and is credited with the boom of post-war British theatre, has died at the age of 86, the National Theatre said on Tuesday...

    Hall stayed at the Royal Shakespeare Company until 1968, after which he became head of the National Theatre in 1973 and oversaw its transfer to the South Bank arts centre...

  • Driver of ride-hailing company shot dead in Karachi

    Police are investigating the alleged murder of a driver working for a ride-hailing company who was found dead in his car in Karachi's Korangi area earlier this week, police said on Friday...

    The driver, Syed Abdullah Gillani, was found inside his car with a single bullet wound on his head on Wednesday, Station House Officer (SHO) Khalid Abbasi told Dawn...

  • Consumer court orders rickshaw company to refund price

    LAHORE: A consumer court on Monday ordered a private engineering company to return the price of an auto-rickshaw to a citizen who had sued the company for selling a defective four-stroke rickshaw to him...

    Petitioner Muhammad Khadim of Sanda had filed the petition, stating he purchased an auto-rickshaw from Meezan Metoline Engineering Company and paid Rs167,000 to its sales executive...

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