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  • 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...

  • Food Stories: Chai garam chai!

    Chai's romance with the subcontinent goes way back...

    Many a match made in heaven are solidified over a cup of chai; best friends are made over a cup of chai; office breaks (like the ones we enjoyed at the Haroon House of the '90s) have led to lasting friendships over cups...

  • Satellite yields stunning 3-D map of Milky Way

    PARIS: Europe’s Gaia satellite has produced a “stunning” 3-D map, published on Wednesday, of more than a billion stars in our Milky Way galaxy, complete with their distance from Earth, their colour, and their motion through space...

    Its first map was published in September 2016, with about 1...

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

    However, it was PTV’s Ainak Wala Jinn in 1993 that made her a household name through the character of Bil Batori...

    Haseeb Pasha, another actor from Ainak Wala Jinn expressed grief over the her demise, saying she was a great actress who contributed a lot to performing arts...

  • 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...

    So what is the background to the presence of qeema wala naan in the political discourse and why is it that it is associated with one party more than the others?The people in Lahore, where the Kashmiris have been prominently experimenting with everything from politics to what people would love...

  • The humble chai makes a comeback in the garrison city

    So popular has tea become now that a number of restaurants market themselves as tea houses including Naan Chaaye, Chaaye Khana and Pappu Chai Wala, all of which are located in Bahria Town’s main civic centre...

    Traditional chai – made with tea leaves, water, sugar and milk – has always been a popular beverage in this part of the world and China is known as the home of tea...

  • Trends: How chai dhabas became hip

    It was Saturday night, around 10 pm and I was experiencing Karachi’s most recent food fad: the upscale dhaba which serves an assortment of teas as well as well as traditional and non-traditional food items...

    The growing popularity of tea led to chai-wallahs similar to the ones in other countries such as England, China, Nepal, Russia, Iran, Turkey and the Central Asian Republics...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Myanmar's startups map past, shape future with virtual reality

    Gasps echo across the hall as the Myanmar school kids trial virtual reality goggles, marvelling at a device that allows some of Asia's poorest people to walk on the moon or dive beneath the waves...

    “In Myanmar, we can't afford much to bring students to the real world experience,” beamed Hla Hla Win, a teacher and tech entrepreneur taking virtual reality into the classroom
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