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    Bonanza Shops In Pakistan Face

  • In fashion: Bling bonanza at BCW

    To design is to create something inspiring and exciting...

    If one is to use this cardinal rule as a yardstick to measure the success of the 27 collections spread out over three days at the Telenor Bridal Couture Week 2015 held at the Faletti’s Hotel in Lahore last week, then only  a handful of designers persevered by getting their act right and pulled together a successful showcase
  • ‘Bharatmata’ bonanza for BJP

    An unexpected bonanza has been the reaction of the Darul-Uloom Deoband, India’s leading Islamic seminary, which issued a fatwa issued to Muslims not to chant Bharatmata ki jai because it is against Islam and tauheed or the “oneness of Allah”...

    It has pleased the saffron hardliners in the saffron network, and more vitally, it has taken the focus away from the formidable economic challenges that face the government...

  • Modi’s bonanza to Indian farmers hampered by funds, storage

    MUMBAI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pre-election gambit to sharply hike state-mandated prices for summer crops, including rice, may mean little to millions of farmers, as the government lacks the storage and funds needed to buy most of the produce...

    The median increase in the so-called minimum support prices (MSPs) approved by the government on Wednesday was 25 per cent, compared with 3-4pc in the first four years in office...
  • Face-to-face with Rohingya, pope ditches diplomacy

    Francis on Saturday explained his strategy: He said he would have never gotten his message across if he had launched into a public critique of the Rohingya offensive while on Burmese soil, saying doing so would have “slammed the door in their face” to any real dialogue...

    “It's true I didn't have the pleasure of slamming the door in their face publicly with a denunciation,” Francis told reporters en route home to Rome...

  • Saudi Arabia, Iran to discuss Syria war face-to-face

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Iran announced they would attend international talks in Vienna on Friday on the civil war in Syria, in the first meeting between the regional adversaries aimed at ending the four-year-long conflict in the country...

    Saudi Arabia’s participation in the talks was aimed at gauging the willingness of Russia and Iran, the Syrian government’s main backers, for a peace deal, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on...
  • Seven shops gutted in Landhi market blaze

    KARACHI: At least seven shops were gutted as fire broke out in a timber market in Landhi area of Karachi on Wednesday evening, according to officials...

    The market mostly contained shops selling wooden stuff and mats, causing the fire to spread rapidly...

  • NHA razes shops along KKH amid traders’ protest

    ABBOTTABAD: The National Highway Authority assisted by the district administration on Tuesday started an anti-encroachment drive on the Karakoram Highway from Muslimabad to Salhad here in connection with widening of the road, bulldozing at least 15 shops and cabins and removing hoardings and signboards amid resistance by the shop owners...

    The shop owners alleged they were not served prior notice by either the NHA or the district...

  • Primary school being run in rented shops

    Students in Swat village demand school buildingThe school has no building for which two shops along the dusty road have been rented where 90 students of six classes from class-I to fifth sit and get education...

    “My brother pay the monthly rent of the two shops for the school,” said Mohammad Roshan, a resident of Sherabad village...

  • 21 shops gutted

    BAHAWALPUR: Clothes, cosmetics and other articles worth over Rs20m were reduced to ashes when 21 shops of the Peshawar Bara Centre near Shehzadi Chowk were completely gutted at night...

    The shops contained imported as well as smuggled goods, including shoes, chemicals and other material...

  • Shops, valuables gutted in Vehari

    VEHARI: Fifty makeshift shops and valuables worth millions of rupees were burnt when a fire broke out at the Dewan Sahib Market in Burewala, some 50km from here, on Tuesday morning...

    Sahoka Station House Officer Zulfiqar Ali said the Dewan Sahib Market caught fire on Tuesday morning and most shops were burnt to ashes before any rescue team reached the site...

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