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    Beef Festival Hyderabad

  • Indian govt asks festival organisers to drop film on beef

    NEW DELHI: The organisers of an Indian film festival said on Friday the government had pressured them to drop a documentary on the beef industry, amid a heated debate about beef eating in the majority-Hindu country...

    Officially secular India is the world’s biggest exporter of beef, but the slaughter of cows — which Hindus consider holy — has long been contentious...

  • Three-day Sufi festival gets under way in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A three-day festival titled ‘Sindh Sufi melo’ was inaugurated by by Sindh Senior Minister for Food and Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmed Khuhro in Hyderabad Club on Sunday...

    The festival, organised by the provincial auqaf department, was originally to be inaugurated by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah but he could not turn up owing to his preoccupations...

  • Three-day Hyderabad literature festival begins

    HYDERABAD: Prominent intellectual and writer Amar Jalil has blamed Sindhis for the deterioration of education in the province and said nobody has compelled them to close down their schools but they themselves have snatched the right to education from their children and youths...

    The scholar was among a bevy of writers, poets and intellectuals who spoke at the inauguration ceremony for the three-day Hyderabad Literature Festival...

  • Rising Pakistan children festival held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A large number of students of public and private schools were enthralled by daylong activities in a programme titled ‘Rising Pakistan Children Festival’ held at Mehran Arts Council Latifabad here on Saturday...

    The programme was organised by Bazm-i-Sathi Hyderabad and sponsored by the Al-Khidmat Foundation Orphan Care Programme...

  • ‘Why can’t you respect our religious values?’: Kashmiris react to news of beef ban

    Soon as news went around that the Jammu and Kashmir High Court had passed an order directing the enforcement of a 153-year-old ban on beef in the Muslim-majority state, people and separatists poured out their anger in the Valley, calling it a breach of their rights...

    On Wednesday, while hearing a public interest litigation, a two-member division bench of the high court had directed the police to ensure strict compliance of a law on...

  • Go to Pakistan if you can't live without beef: BJP minister

    NEW DELHI: Advocating a ban on cow slaughter, Indian Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said Thursday that all those who wanted to eat beef could go to Pakistan, IANS news agency reported...

    “Those who are dying without eating beef can go to Pakistan or Arab countries or any other part of [the] world where it is available," he added...

  • Zanzibar police beef up fight against sexual, physical abuse of women

    ZANZIBAR, Tanzania: Natasha Ali was devastated when she realised the man accused of snatching her 14-year-old daughter off a street in Zanzibar and raping her had been freed for lack of evidence...

    Her daughter was grabbed as she strolled through an area in Mkunazini in the old part of Zanzibar in May last year, dragged to an unoccupied ruin and raped
  • Where’s the beef?

    Thus, while fillet (or undercut in the subcontinent) is the most prized portion of beef, it is not the tastiest...

    You can substitute good beef stock for the wine, but the flavour will change...

  • Indian reports on ‘beef masala’ quashed

    ISLAMABAD: Following media reports that Pakistan had offended the Nepalese by sending beef in food packets, the Foreign Office clarified on Thursday that the population of Nepal was “mostly Hin­­du, not Buddhist” and that Indian media reports on the subject had been exaggerated...

    The controversy surfaced when Indian doctors at a Kathmandu hospital pointed out that packets of ‘beef masala’ were sent by Pakistan as part of relief aid...

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