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  • Hockney presents ‘Bigger Book’ at world’s largest book fair

    FRANKFURT: David Hockney presented the largest book ever devoted to his art on Tuesday, a limited-edition volume costing $2,500 that spans more than 60 years of work by one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century...

    “David Hockney: A Bigger Book” — a collaboration with publisher Taschen —weighs 35 kg (77 pounds), measures 50 by 70 cm (20 by 28 inches) when closed and comes with its own custom-made stand...

  • Trott ready to win 50th Test cap

    LONDON: Jonathan Trott believes his battle against depression has made him stronger and the former bedrock of England’s batting line-up is confident of winning his 50th Test cap in Monday’s first Test against the West Indies in Antigua...

    ”Since the retirement of Andrew Strauss in 2012, England have tested a number of openers with limited success and Trott is confident of filling the role alongside Alastair Cook on Monday...

  • HERITAGE: FAREWELL TO THE JINNAH CAP?

    Inside the labyrinth of Karachi’s Teen Hatti locality is a small, three-room house...

    Mohammad Sultan is one of the two or three surviving artisans of the karakul — the cap worn by the Quaid-i-Azam and the one which came to be known as the Jinnah Cap...

  • Proud, Peaty cap Britain’s golden night

    BUDAPEST: Adam Peaty and Ben Proud both struck gold for Britain at the world aquatics championships on Monday as Hungary’s ‘Iron Lady’ Katinka Hosszu came close to tears...

    Peaty clocked a new championship record of 57
  • Stock market cap soars past record Rs10tr

    KARACHI: As the bulls continued to rampage on the stock market underpinned by the exuberance over the approaching entry of the KSE-100 index in the MSCI emerging-market index, stocks rallied by nearly 1,100 points, or 2...

  • An artist with many feathers in his cap

    To encourage the youngsters to keep speaking their mother language, painter, graphic designer and teacher Saeed Asghar makes a free portrait of every student who speaks Punjabi to him...

    One of elder brothers of Saeed Asghar was convinced that he should pursue his career as an artist and he took the young Asghar to Karachi and introduced him to his artist friend, Sheikh Ahmed...

  • CAP digs out Pakistani cinema’s gold

    LAHORE: In an effort to recreate and celebrate the golden moments of cinema in Pakistan, the Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP) screened the 1960’s blockbuster ‘Armaan’ starring Waheed Murad and Zeba...

    It was the first fundraising event by CAP and the ticket was Rs1,200...

  • Small-cap stocks leading PSX volumes

    KARACHI: While celebrating Forbes Magazine’s ranking of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) ahead of the stock markets of China and India, excited investors on the PSX fell over each other on Friday in grabbing whatever they could lay their hands on...

    For most sessions since the start of this year, the second- and third-tier stocks have dominated the trading activity, with small-cap stocks almost always qualifying as the top-five...

  • Accused of overcharging, UK energy firms could face price cap

    LONDON: Britain’s largest energy suppliers could face a price cap after a competition watchdog found they overcharged households by around 1...

    The idea of a cap on energy prices was floated by former Labour Party leader Ed Miliband when he promised to act on high bills as part of his unsuccessful campaign for the May election...

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