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  • Ainak Wala Jinn’s ‘Bil Batori’ is no more

    LAHORE: Actor Nusrat Ara, who played a popular character in a children’s television play, commonly known as Bil Batori, passed away on Saturday...

    She acted in several plays such as Uchay Burj Lahore Dey, Alif Laila, Masi Chalako to name a few...

  • Ainak Wala Jinn staged at RAC

    RAWALPINDI: A classic Pakistan Television children’s programme called Ainak Wala Jinn was staged at the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) on Tuesday, in connection with the Punjab culture department’s attempts to revive theatrical performances...

    Ainak Wala Jinn reached the height of its popularity between 1993 and 1996, and will be staged across Punjab in August and September at the division level...

  • Election and qeema wala naan

    LAHORE: The poor old qeema wala naan has suffered more than its share of the taunts over its association with politics during all these years...

    A hassle-free offering quite popular among Pakistanis and a favourite here in Lahore, the naan is quite often used to symbolise the incentive or bribe politicians offer to woo people to their side...

  • US president stumbles on Indian names, ‘Chai Wala’ in cricket stadium speech

    Cheered by more than 100,000 people at the opening of the world’s largest cricket stadium, Trump tried to praise his host, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for achieving high office despite his humble origins as a tea seller, or “chai wala”...

    He started out by his father’s side as a ‘chee wala’, a tea-seller,” Trump said, drawing laughter, cheers and jokes on Twitter...

  • Full mobile signals at D-Chowk

    ISLAMABAD: Though mobile phone services have been suspended across the city to hinder communication between the supporters of Mumtaz Qadri, who are staging a sit-in at D-Chowk, the only place in the federal capital where there is full cellular reception is D-Chowk...

    When asked, Mr Raza agreed that mobile phone signals were strong at D-Chowk and that protesters had no problems communicating...

  • Delay at D-Chowk: PTI announces Lahore rally on Oct 9

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has postponed its October 4 sit-in scheduled to be held at Islamabad's D-Chowk, party's central organising committee told media on Tuesday...

    The announcement came after local administration on Wednesday reminded the PTI that gatherings and processions in the Red Zone are prohibited and further said that the party will now hold the rally in Lahore on October 9...

  • Lahore's Shahkam Chowk flyover faces delay

    LAHORE: The completion of the mega Shahkam Chowk flyover project may take one-and-a-half months more, as the Lahore Electric Supply Company and the National Transmission and Despatch Company are not ready to observe off and on power shutdown to make the live high tension wires of 66kV, 132kV and 220kV dead and enable the construction workers and engineers to complete the girder launching and laying the deck slabs and finally carry out the...

  • Lahore's Shahkam Chowk flyover opens to traffic

    LAHORE: The newly-constructed Shahkam Chowk flyover has been opened to traffic, easing mobility of the public at large at Link Canal Road, Shahkam intersection and New Defence Road...

    233 billion Shahkam Chowk flyover project had been launched on-time in July last year...

  • Qavvali at the chowk

    The Pakistan Chowk Community Centre (PCCC) on Saturday evening organised a qavvali performance by Subhan Ahmed Nizami at the chowk...

    One doesn’t know whether the people who run shops around the chowk had any idea as to what was about to take place there...

  • Footprints: D-Chowk commission

    But the piles of mud, dug out to create the underground tunnel for the construction of the metro-bus project at D-Chowk, are still there on Thursday morning...

    Particles of dust are still flying over the Parliament House and D-Chowk...

  • Pakistan Chowk Community Centre inaugurated

    KARACHI: As Pakistan Chowk is a symbol of the city’s rich cultural and historical fabric, the inauguration of the Pakistan Chowk Community Centre (PCCC) on Wednesday was another step by concerned citizens and activists to reclaim the space long usurped by increasing violence, hoards of waste and gentrification...

    She said that the project became a part of the lives of those living near and far from Pakistan Chowk...

  • Work begins on renaming historic Fowara Chowk

    BAHAWALPUR: In the light of the court order, the process to change the name of Fowara Chowk to Khatm-i-Nubawat Chowk has been initiated...

    Municipal Corporation Mayor Aqeel Najam Hashmi told Dawn on Friday that in pursuance of the verdict of a division bench of the Lahore High Court’s Bahawalpur bench in an intra-court appeal (ICA), the Local Government and Community Development Department has been assigned the task...

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