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  • Music festivals shake their moneymaker for UK economy

    LONDON: Music festivals like Glastonbury sometimes leave the British countryside strewn with discarded tents and beer cans for days after — but they’re big money-spinners for the nation’s economy, generating billions from revellers following the world’s biggest bands...

    5 million people attended British festivals and concerts in 2014, generating over 3 billion pounds, according to figures released by the industry-backed promotional...

  • Literary festivals

    THAT spring has been ushered in with literary festivals in both Karachi and Lahore is befitting...

    The KLF has over the years grown into a solid institution, drawing large crowds from a cross section of society and providing an essential counterpoint to the narratives of violence and conflict that have so befuddled Pakistan in recent years...

  • ‘We cannot celebrate our festivals or cremate our dead’

    Akash belongs to a Hindu tribe which decided to stay in Pakistan after the partition in 1947...

    We could have celebrated Holi, Diwali and other festivals with others instead of just observing them in our homes,” Mr Prakash said,Talking to Dawn, the patron of the Pakistan Hindu Council, Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, who also represents Hindus in the National Assembly said: “Cremation is our basic right...

  • ‘Pakistan, China will play important role in regional cooperation’

    ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing on Monday lauded Pakistan’s role in the promotion of peace and prosperity in the region and said it is a key partner in the One Belt One Road Project...

    Speaking at a discussion on regional cooperation organised by the Institute of Regional Studies at the Institute of Strategic Studies, the Chinese envoy said China wanted to end the recent trade and tariff issue with America...

  • Trying to help Pakistan is important for cricket

    Hopefully this can be a significant step in helping Pakistan host international fixtures again after eight years of playing in other countries, including their home series in the United Arab Emirates and England...

    The tour has got the backing and support of all the Test playing nations, the professional players’ unions as well as the International Cricket Council, though the series is being considered as a bilateral series with the...

  • Pakistan played important role in eliminating Big Three: PCB chief

    LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan on Friday said that Pakistan played an important role in eliminating Big Three from the structure of the International Cricket Council (ICC)...

    “Big Three was an undemocratic set-up and Pakistan was the only country which raised its voice against this set-up from the very beginning and made the cricket-playing countries realise that Big Three was not going to truly serve...

  • Peace in Afghanistan important for stability in Pakistan, Aziz tells Ghani

    Aziz reiterated Pakistan's earnest desire for lasting peace in Afghanistan, which he said is important for stability and progress in Pakistan...

    Recalling Pakistan's efforts for facilitating peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban, Sartaj Aziz said that Pakistan would continue to make efforts through the framework of the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG)...

  • ‘Balancing GDP growth, social stability important for Pakistan’

    ISLAMABAD: With an annual growth of nearly five per cent, Pakistan’s economy is now on the path to stability, and taking this advantage the government should try to create a balance between the economic growth and social stability, Ambassador of Japan Takashi Kurai said on Monday...

    While he acknowledged that creating a balance between the two is difficult for many countries, he emphasised that it is a very important task for...

  • Operation Raddul Fasaad 'important in elimination of terrorism' in Pakistan: Russia

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Alexey Yurevich Dedov in Islamabad on Tuesday to discuss matters of regional security, Inter-Services Public Relations, the army's media wing, said in a statement...

    Dedov appreciated the Army for launching Operation Raddul Fasaad, saying it will play an important role in eliminating terrorism from Pakistan...

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