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    Antique Barlow Knives Pakistan

  • Antique gold statuette allegedly unearthed and stolen in AJK

    Civil society activists in the valley alleged that in the third week of March a group of villagers unearthed some antique artifacts, including a precious gold statuette, from Rawota, a village located a few kilometres from the district headquarter Athmuqam, on the left bank of River Neelum...

    The AJK Preservation and Protection of Antiquities Act, 1986, states that whosoever discovers or accidentally finds any moveable antique...

  • Antique statues seized at airport

    RAWALPINDI: Customs staff at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport on Tuesday seized eight pieces of antique statues, including one from the Gandhara art, and arrested a German national of Pakistan origin...

    The customs staff found eight pieces of antique statues concealed in a suitcase...

  • 539 seized coins declared antique

    KARACHI: The Archae­ological Survey of India (ASI) has declared 539 coins reportedly smuggled into India from Pakistan as antique...

    A spokesperson for the customs department on Wednesday said that they had seized 239 coins from one passenger and some 300 coins from another passenger who had travelled from Pakistan to India in October 2015 and January 2016, ...

  • Two antique ‘Derawar Fort locks’ donated to Bahawalpur Museum

    BAHAWALPUR: Two huge antique locks said to be used at now defunct Bahawalpur State’s decaying Derawar Fort were presented to Commissioner Saqib Zafar for displaying these at the Bahawalpur Museum on Saturday...

    The commissioner told Dawn on cell phone that one of the antique locks, which was operative, bore 1941 as year of its manufacturing...

  • From swords to kitchen knives

    Oharu is tasked by her father-in-law to revive the waning passion of Yasunobu, who resents giving up the life of the sword for kitchen knives after the death of his elder brother...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

  • Round 2: All eyes on Pakistan to pull a Pakistan against India

    In the previous outing between these two on Wednesday, Pakistan were horrible to watch, failing miserably in what was a lop-sided eight-wicket defeat...

    Read: 5 takeaways from Pakistan's predictable meltdown against IndiaIn the game against Afghanistan days later, they regressed more, and were quite possibly the worst version of themselves...

  • After Iran, Pakistan?

    Hardly a week after the Iran deal was announced, the New York Times — which often reflects official US policy — editorially propagated that attention be turned to constraining Pakistan’s nuclear and strategic capabilities...

    The NYT arguments, taken from the Indian hymnbook, were not surprising; the timing of the proposal to target Pakistan is significant...

  • Pakistan's Muniba Mazari named goodwill ambassador by UN Women

    ISLAMABAD: UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women, named Muniba Mazari as Pakistan’s first female goodwill ambassador to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls...

    As the goodwill ambassador for UN Women Pakistan, Muniba will dedicate her efforts towards the empowerment of women and girls, and would serve as an advocate for UN Women’s “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It...

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