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  • NAB seals ex-finance secretary’s bungalows in Karachi

    KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has traced and sealed about a dozen bungalows of Mushtaq Raisani, the suspended finance secretary of Balochistan, in Karachi, it emerged on Monday...

    Sources believe that the bungalows had been purchased for resale as Raisani was actively involved in the property business in the city...

  • The forgotten dak bungalows from the British era

    Back when there were no motor vehicles and British colonisers travelled around India on horseback, dak bungalows and rest houses were built at a specific distance, typically 18 to 20 miles apart, where British officers could stop to take a break while travelling...

    The rest houses were looked after by the public works department, but with time and modernity the dak bungalows and rest houses began to lose their importance...

  • NAB ‘freezes’ 14 bungalows illegally built on govt land in Karachi

    KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Karachi, as part of their ongoing investigation into allotment of over two dozen acres of land to the “land mafia” worth Rs25 billion in Gulshan-i-Iqbal, has ‘frozen’ 14 bungalows built on one acre land, a NAB spokesperson said on Sunday...

    “In this connection in order to protect government land, NAB Karachi has frozen 14 bungalows illegally constructed on one acre land situated on...

  • HONY: The deleted images from Pakistan

    Quite a few pictures from Pakistan on the popular photoblog Humans of New York’s (HONY) have recently been recovered...

    According to sources, Brandon Stanton, who was recently in Pakistan publishing heart-warming images from the country on HONY’s Facebook page, had deleted a few sets of images...

  • Broadcast of Altaf Hussain's images, speeches banned by LHC

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and Additional Attorney-General Naseer Ahmed Bhutta to implement a ban on the broadcast of images and speeches of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain across all electronic and print media till further orders...

    A petition filed by advocates Abdullah Malik, Aftab, Maqsood and others, called for a lifetime ban...

  • Karachi astronomer’s moon images feature on Nasa website

    KARACHI: An NED graduate and young amateur astronomer from Karachi, Talha Zia’s composite of 12 single images documenting the full moon has been displayed on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)...

    The 12 full moons captured by Zia, according to Nasa’s website, represent “every lunation from 2016 November through 2017 October, as imaged from Pakistan...

  • Rare images of Dhaka’s gurdwara

    During my stay there, I made memorable visits mostly to the northern regions of Pakistan...

    But the real downturn in the fortune of the gurdwara started with communal riots in the then East Pakistan in 1964, followed by the Indo-Pak war of 1965, after which hostilities stopped all Sikh pilgrims coming from India...

  • Past present: Images of reconstruction

    In the age of democracy, the images of many individuals have been altered or rehabilitated according to the traditions and norms of popular democratic ideas...

    Mostly, we judge the past in light of the present situation, as in the case of Pakistan...

  • Space probe grabs rare images as comet skirts Sun

    The samples as well as images Rosetta took of the comet as it came within 186 million kilometres of the Sun at about 0200 GMT will be analysed in the coming weeks and months, the European Space Agency said...

    Experts, however, sounded a hopeful note that the lander could wake up again and transmit scientific data as well as images from the surface of the comet to Rosetta...

  • Enemy images

    MEMBERS of Congress have embarrassed themselves, this time by a joint subcommittee hearing on whether Pakistan is a friend or foe...

    The United States, like Pakistan, is prisoner to a repetitive news cycle loop filled with hot air, loose talk and the constant drip of poisonous insinuation...

  • ‘Making images, curating, teaching are all a process of creation’

    Mr Mirza welcomed the audience to the ‘Art Now’ art sessions of the ILF and introduced Rashid Rana saying: “He has multifaceted dimensions to his personality, teaching and art in Pakistan, in the region and globally...

    ”Mr Mirza asked Mr Rana whether the practices of being a maker of images and producer of exhibitions were inherently different activities...

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