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    Cooling History Of The Nw Himalaya Pakistan

  • Metro bus stations lack cooling system

    RAWALPINDI: Imported glass sheets have been used to build the metro bus stations but there is no cooling system for passengers in the summer days...

    Even the roofs of the stations are not heatproof and this will increase the temperature inside the stations during humid days...

  • Cooling down Kashmir

    ONE wonders why the Indian army, with nearly 600,000 soldiers and paramilitary personnel, saw 22-year-old Burhan Wani and his Kashmiri lads as a terrible threat needing elimination...

    Surely these were not the monsters that murdered dozens at the Victoria Terminus and then scoured the rooms of the Taj looking for Hindus and Jews to shoot...

  • Qatar World Cup workers handed cooling vests

    DOHA: Thousands of World Cup stadium workers in Qatar have been handed ‘cooling vests’ to help them cope with building tournament venues in the desert country’s extreme temperatures...

    The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, Qatar’s World Cup organisers, said the ‘state-of-the-art’ vests can reduce the wearer’s body temperatures by up to 15 degrees Celsius...

  • Foreign Office's 'Ancient Pakistan' exhibition attracts history lovers

    ISLAMABAD: For the first time in country's history the Foreign Office organised a three-day exhibition reflecting Pakistan's ancient culture and civilisation which attracted a large number of history lovers along with diplomats...

    The exhibition titled 'Ancient Pakistan' is showcasing artifacts and relics from ancient civilisations belonging to the region including Gandhara, Harappa, Mehrgarh and Moen-Jo-Daro...

  • Recounting Pakistan’s 9,000 year old history of pluralism

    ISLAMABAD: A film screened at the Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary Services (PIPS) on Tuesday took viewers through the thousands of years of spiritual history of the land where Pakistan stands today...

    The film titled ‘The Story of a Banyan Tree: 9,000 Years of Pluralistic Heritage in Pakistan’ was conceptualised by Dr Kamran Ahmed and based on his research...

  • Pakistan cricket at lowest point in international history: Ramiz Raja

    Cricket commentator and former Test captain Ramiz Raja has described Pakistan's hammering at the hands of Bangladesh as "embarrassing" and the "lowest point in our international history"...

    He said pressure was on the green-shirts to re-invent themselves and keep Bangladesh at a distance during the upcoming Test series between the two countries...

  • Dawn undertakes Pakistan history project

    KARACHI: Today, Dawn embarks on a series of 16 special reports under the banner of ‘70 years of Pakistan and Dawn’...

    The first report covers the epoch of the founding fathers (1947 to 1951) and includes the Quaid-i-Azam’s tenure as governor general and Liaquat Ali Khan’s as first prime minister of Pakistan...

  • Pakistan win thriller for first Windies series victory in history

    Pakistan won a thrilling third and final Test with six balls to spare to clinch a first series victory in the West Indies Sunday and give a fitting farewell to the retiring captain Misbah ul Haq and veteran Younis Khan...

    Roston Chase's unbeaten 101, his second hundred of the series, proved in vain as the home side, set a target of 303 at Windsor Park in Dominica, slipped to 93 for six before the lower order almost rescued a dramatic...

  • Pakistan ready to ‘change history’ against India

    LONDON: Pakistan are ready to change the course of history in a clash that’s “bigger than the Ashes” when they face arch-rivals India in the ICC Champions Trophy final...

    Some estimates suggest Sunday’s match between the sub-continental cricket giants at The Oval in south London could attract a worldwide television audience of more than a billion viewers...

  • Pakistan eye history-making triumph in WI

    BRIDGETOWN: With an emphatic win in the opening Test in Kingston, Pakistan are on the brink of recording their first-ever series victory in the Caribbean when Misbah-ul-Haq’s men lock horns with a frail-looking home team in the second Test starting here at the Kensington Oval on Sunday...

    Since making their first tour to the Caribbean back in 1957-58 under Abdul Hafeez Kardar, Pakistan have so far played seven Test series in the West...

  • All to play for as Pakistan chase history in final WI Test

    ROSEAU: After the West Indies remarkable fightback to win the second Test of the series both sides have it all to play for in the series decider set to get underway on Wednesday in Dominica...

    Windsor Park will host only the fifth Test in its history and will be the stage on which the West Indies will seek to prove that their win last week in Barbados was no fluke...

  • 'History in Pakistan has been badly treated'

    KARACHI: With Pakistan just two days away from observing Defence Day and marking the 50th anniversary of the 1965 war, historian and political economist Dr S...

    Akbar Zaidi dispelled ‘the victory myth’, saying that there can be no a bigger lie, as Pakistan lost terribly...

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