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  • Bangladesh players fined for entertaining female guests in hotel rooms: reports

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board has levied a record fine on two national team players for what it called “serious” breaches of discipline after they reportedly entertained female guests in their hotel rooms...

    It gave no details of the charges against the players, but the Prothom Alo daily reported online that they had taken female guests to their hotel rooms during the tour...

  • Sailing into drawing rooms

    KARACHI: Stepping into Ahmed Yousuf’s shop in Saddar you feel like Robinson Crusoe, the sole survivor of a shipwreck...

    Using a bit of innovation and creativity, Yousuf’s son, Waqar Ahmed, has used the brass ship windows to make pretty centre tables in people’s drawing rooms...

  • LHC orders separate rooms for transpersons in hospitals

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court directed Punjab government to ensure separate rooms in the OPDs of all public hospitals of the province for the treatment of transgender persons...

    He said the Supreme Court had already issued an order to reserve separate wards and rooms for transgender persons in the public hospitals, but the order had not be complied with so far...

  • Edotco, Dawood Hercules to acquire 13,000 mobile towers from Jazz

    KARACHI: Edotco Group in partnership with Dawood Hercules Corporation Ltd (DH Corp) announced the acquisition of approximately 13,000 towers from Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited (Jazz)...

    Edotco operates and manages a regional portfolio of over 26,000 towers across core markets of Malaysia, Myan­mar, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan with over 18,400 towers directly operated by edotco and a further 8,100 towers...

  • This week 50 years ago: KMC allocates money for clock towers’ repair

    On June 19, 1967 Chairman of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) Parvez Ahmed Butt presented the annual budget for 1967-68 before the council...

    It would be interesting to note one more thing that happened in the 1967 budget session which might have relevance to the sociopolitical drifts that 21st century Karachi has come to be known for...

  • Swiss, Czech climbers summit Trango Towers

    ISLAMABAD: After a successful summit of the Trango Towers, the Swiss and Czech climbers who made the 6,000 meter trek said the mountains were farther,taller and harder than they looked...

    The Trango Towers in Gilgit-Baltistan are one the largest and hardest cliffs in the world...

  • Anomalies alleged in electric towers project

    CHITRAL: Anomalies have been alleged in the project of installation of electric towers transmitting power generation of Golen Gol Hydropower Project to the grid station in Chokiatan (Upper Dir) in its different stages, including award of contract and advance payment of bills...

    He said in his complaint that the change of 132kV electric towers by 220kV towers in violation of the approved design was another anomaly which would enhance...

  • Edotco scraps $940m deal to acquire Jazz towers

    KARACHI: Edotco Group — subsidiary of Axiata Group Berhad, listed on Bursa — on Monday announced its exit from the agreement to move forward with the acquisition of 13,000 towers from Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited (Jazz) in Pakistan after delays in necessary regulatory approval...

    The company operates a regional portfolio of over 28,000 towers across core markets of Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and...

  • Giving kids presents to make them happy fosters materialism

    Materialism, which has been linked to reduced well-being, marital problems and financial difficulties, is often thought to be solely the result of childhood insecurity, but there’s another pathway to this trait, according to Marsha L...

    Richins of the University of Missouri and Lan Nguyen Chaplin of the University of Illinois: If warm, loving parents provide their offspring with toys and other material rewards, either to shape behaviour...
  • SPOTLIGHT: THE COMEBACK KIDS?

    From the looks of it, now is a good time to be a part of the Pakistan film industry...

    There’s a lot happening: new filmmakers are taking chances, television drama-makers are turning to filmmaking, newer blood is trying to make it big on the silver screen, major media houses are associating themselves with films, filmmakers are experimenting with all sorts of genres and new multiplexes allow them to target niche audiences
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