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  • Shops damaged by fire in Aabpara Market

    ISLAMABAD: Two shops were damaged after a fire erupted at Aabpara Market, police said on Friday...

    Police said the Aabpara trader’s union was also informed and an office bearer also reached the site of the fire...

  • Baba Haider Zaman dies in Islamabad hospital

    ABBOTTABAD: Baba Haider Zaman, the chairman of Tehreek-i-Sooba Hazara, died at a private hospital in Islamabad on Wednesday where he was admitted for the last several days...

    Baba Haider Zaman got nationwide fame after Abbottabad riots in 2010 when he opposed re-naming of the erstwhile NWFP as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

  • Imran, Nisar in ‘chance encounter’ at Islamabad restaurant

    ISLAMABAD: The two old friends and now arch-rivals — Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan and former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan — had a chance encounter at a restaurant here on Monday night...

    However, he confirmed that the two were present at an Italian restaurant in F-7 Sector at the time of dinner...

  • Mexico to reopen its embassy in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Mexico is reopening its embassy in Islamabad after a break of about six years as the Latin American country seeks to reinvigorate its ties with Pakistan...

    Mexico’s Ambassador to Iran Ulesis Canchola, who is also accredited to Pakistan, in a meeting with Chairman of National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee Awais Leghari said: “Mexico was in middle of the process to reopen its embassy in Islamabad which closed in 2009...

  • Islamabad deplores attack on Saudi embassy in Tehran

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan disapproved on Monday a mob attack on Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Tehran, which sparked a diplomatic crisis between Iran and Arab countries...

    “The attack on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, which is against international norms, is most unfortunate and deeply regrettable,” the Foreign Office said in a statement...

  • German embassy hosts first Oktoberfest in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The German embassy hosted the first Oktoberfest in Islamabad, which was organised along the lines of the Oktoberfest held annually in Munich, complete with traditional live music, food and games that created a very festive atmosphere...

    The embassy arranged for checked shirts for men and dresses with a bodice, full skirt and an apron for women to be available for sale so that people could wear the appropriate Bavarian...

  • US embassy official arrested in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The chief security officer (CSO) of the US embassy was arrested for alleged abetment in a crime and assaulting and harassing the police...

    The Kohsar police arrested the suspect from the parking area of the district and sessions court Islamabad, an official told Dawn...

  • India says diplomats, embassy guests 'harassed' by Pakistani security in Islamabad

    India on Sunday accused Pakistani security services of "widespread harassment" outside an event hosted by the Indian embassy in Islamabad a day earlier, saying that "hundreds" of guests were turned away and some of New Delhi's diplomats were "threatened"...

    According to the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, Pakistani security agencies "even used a forklift truck to remove the cars of some attendees" of the Saturday event...

  • In theatre: New play Baba Jalinoos is all about hypocrisy

    If Zia Mohyeddin's Dheti Deewarain was a critique of an authoritarian older generation, Fawad Khan’s Baba Jalinoos will be peeling off layers of hypocrisy in our society...

    com, Fawad said that the audience should be able to relate to the play because it addresses hypocrisy: “The play is basically about this man, Azam, who belongs to an upper-middle class and falls for this jaali baba, who is a fake maulvi...

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