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  • Wedding hall admin ‘disallows suspicious Nikah’

    KASUR: A would-be groom, along with around hundred guests, had to leave a wedding hall without the Nikah ceremony on Sunday after they failed to establish before its administration that the girl to become bride was not a minor...

    City police got a tip-off that a minor girl was going to be married to a man thrice her age to settle a loan at a wedding hall on Khara Road, sources said...

  • 14 killed in suicide attack outside Kabul wedding hall: officials

    A suicide attacker blew himself up outside a wedding hall in Kabul killing at least 14 people, officials said on Thursday, in an apparent attempt to strike a political gathering under way inside...

    Supporters of Atta Mohammad Noor, the powerful governor of the northern province of Balkh and a vocal critic of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, had been holding an event inside the hall at the time of the blast...

  • Royal Shakespeare Company founder Peter Hall dies

    LONDON: British director Peter Hall, who founded the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1960 and is credited with the boom of post-war British theatre, has died at the age of 86, the National Theatre said on Tuesday...

    Actors Vanessa Redgrave and Patrick Stewart led the tributes to Hall, the son of a railway stationmaster who also worked with Judi Dench and Anthony Hopkins in a career spanning more than five decades...

  • Marriage hall owner held for ignoring dengue measures

    LAHORE: A team of the City District Government of Lahore’s (CDGL) health wing on Monday raided a marriage hall in Samanabad and got its owner arrested for not following anti-dengue regulations...

    Action, according to a spokesman, was taken against Dreamland Marriage Hall after the team found dengue larvae there...

  • Man goes to jail for entering Senate Hall

    ISLAMABAD: A man arrested two days ago for trespassing on the Senate Hall, at the National Assembly, was sent to jail on a 14-day judicial remand on Wednesday...

    He spent some time asking around for Senator Shah but was caught trying to enter the Senate Hall...

  • Rupert Murdoch to marry Jerry Hall

    LONDON: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch will marry actress and former supermodel Jerry Hall, the couple announced in British newspaper The Times on Tuesday, after a four-month romance...

    The couple got engaged over the weekend in Los Angeles, where they attended the 73rd Golden Globes awards gala — although Hall was not pictured sporting a ring on the red carpet...

  • Rupert Murdoch marries Jerry Hall in London

    LONDON: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch married model Jerry Hall in London on Friday, a family spokesman confirmed, less than two months after they announced their engagement in one of his newspapers, The Times...

    It is the fourth marriage for 84-year-old Murdoch and the first for Hall, 59, although she had a long-term relationship and four children with Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger...

  • Bradlaugh body meets UK MPs to save hall

    LAHORE: The Charles Bradlaugh Committee (CBC) met Northampton MPs Michael Ellis and David Mackintosh at Westminster recently and urged them to intervene and save the Bradlaugh Hall in Lahore through the Punjab governor and the chief minister...

    The MPs were both keen to help support the campaign to save the Bradlaugh Hall and agreed to approach the Punjab governor in this regard, says a press release...

  • Protesters ransack Muslim prayer hall on French island

    AJACCIO: Demonstrators ransacked a Muslim prayer hall and attempted to burn copies of the Holy Quran on the French island of Corsica Friday, police said, following a night of violence that left two firefighters injured...

    French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said the attack on the Muslim prayer hall showed signs of “racism and xenophobia”...

  • Jinnah Hall awaits rehabilitation

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: The Jinnah Hall which was burnt by protesters after the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007 has yet to be rehabilitated...

    The hall was built in 1951 for public functions...

  • Fire ravages Muslim prayer hall in Corsica

    AJACCIO: A Muslim prayer hall in the French island of Corsica was ravaged by fire on Saturday in what prosecutors said was probably a criminal attack...

    Demonstrators shouting slogans such as “This is our home!” and “Arabs get out”, vandalised a prayer hall and set fire to books including copies of the Holy Quran...

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