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  • 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...

    Initially, Athmuqam police apprehended six villagers for violating the antiquities law but later freed them, citing lack of proof as the...

  • 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...

    Naveedur Rehman, the deputy collector customs, told Dawn that the seizure was made when the check-in for the Istanbul-bound Turkish Airways flight TK-711 was underway...

  • 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...

  • Radio Pakistan Quetta

    Recent decades have seen countless acres of land in cities and even in the rural areas taken over to satisfy the never-flagging demand to either convert its use or parcel it out for sale...

    Historical buildings have been torn down to make way for malls and plazas...

  • Historical Radio Pakistan building, change of guard?

    KARACHI: A noticeable presence of Rangers personnel on the premises of Radio Pakistan just a few years after the bulk of the operations undertaken in the stone-built structure were shifted to Gulshan-i-Iqbal has raised concern about the fate of the historical building...

    The Radio Pakistan staff said that the personnel of the paramilitary force, whose headquarters has been housed in the historical building of Jinnah Courts for the...

  • Radio Pakistan to go off air in favour of sports complex

    Quetta: The Balochistan government has finalised a plan to take over 64 acres of land owned by Radio Pakistan in Quetta by shutting down the station’s transmission, removing its machinery and transmission towers from the Sariab area...

    On Wednesday, sources confirmed that government officials had been directed to put finishing touches on the plan to take over land worth billions of rupees belonging to the radio station...

  • Ministry plans long-term lease for Radio Pakistan premises, upsets employees

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Informa­tion is planning to shift the Pakistan Broad­casting Corporation (PBC) headquarters and give its existing premises on a long-term lease, according to a letter issued by the ministry...

    It states that Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has directed the persons concerned to prepare a proposal for handing over the Radio Pakistan headquarters on a long-term lease and shifting the...

  • Govt withdraws plans to shift Radio Pakistan headquarters after protests, talks

    The Ministry of Informa­tion on Wednesday withdrew its plans to shift the headquarters of the Pakistan Broad­casting Corporation (PBC) and give out its existing premises on a long-term lease, DawnNewsTV reported...

    A letter sent by the Information Ministry to the PBC director general announcing the plans to shift the corporation's headquarters was withdrawn after Radio Pakistan staffers protested against the proposed move and their...

  • Airstrikes in eastern Afghanistan destroy IS radio station

    KABUL: American and Afghan officials say airstrikes on a remote eastern region of Afghanistan have destroyed a radio station operated by the militant Islamic State (IS) group...

    An official with the United States military said on Tuesday the strike had destroyed “Voice of the Caliphate” radio operated by IS near the border with Pakistan...

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