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  • Food Stories: Mutton Dum Biryani

    History suggests that the dum method of cooking comes from the Persian style of cooking, and may have travelled to the Indian subcontinent from Persia through Afghanistan, or from ancient Arabia to Kerala through the Arabian Sea with traders...

    Today, we boil the rice before the process of dum but tradiontionally, when biryani was prepared, the unwashed rice was initially fried in butter or ghee, before boiling...

  • Data breach as Starwood, Marriott, Hyatt, IHG hit by malware

    NEW YORK: A data breach at 20 United States hotels operated by HEI Hotels & Resorts for Starwood, Marriott, Hyatt and Intercontinental may have divulged payment card data from tens of thousands of food, drink and other transactions, HEI said on Sunday...

    About 8,000 transactions occurred during the affected period at the Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara hotel in California, and about 12,800 at the IHG Intercontinental in Tampa, Florida,...

  • Marriott says up to 500m guests may have fallen victim to hacking

    WASHINGTON: As many as 500 million guests at Marriott International hotels might have been victims of a hack that in most cases pilfered passport numbers or other key identifying data, the company announced on Friday...

    Marriott said it was alerted on September 8 that there had been an attempt to hack their reservation database in the United States...

  • Prisoners get free telephone calls facility

    SAHIWAL: Around 20 telephone booths have been set up in the Central Jail Sahiwal to allow prisoners to talk to their families and lawyers under surveillance...

    “There will be no call charges as a telephone operator will dial the number for inmates...

  • Erdogan congratulates Imran on election performance via telephone

    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday telephoned Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to congratulate him on his party's successful performance in the recently-held general elections, the PTI media cell said...

    During the telephonic exchange, the two leaders exchanged the hope for the beginning of a positive chapter in the bilateral relations
  • Case filed against 5 men for assaulting girl at hotel in Karachi's DHA

    A first information report (FIR) has been registered against five men accused of assaulting a girl at a hotel in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) in Karachi, police officials said on Monday...

    According to the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Karachi South Javed Akbar Riaz, the incident took place on October 29 at a four-star hotel where the girl went with a friend...

  • Retired army officer commits suicide in Karachi's hotel, say police

    KARACHI: A retired army officer was reportedly found dead in a hotel room in the city’s downtown area on Thursday, police officials claim that the officer committed suicide...

    The Station House Officer (SHO) of Artillery Maidan police station Abdul Ghaffar said that a retired army officer of major rank, Imran Jawed aged 55, was found dead inside his room in Mehran Hotel...

  • 12 killed in fire at Karachi's Regent Plaza hotel

    At least 12 people were killed and 75 others injured when a huge fire erupted at Karachi's Regent Plaza hotel early Monday, police and a doctor said...

    The blaze broke out in the kitchen located at the ground floor of the four-star hotel located on the city's Shahrah-i-Faisal, and swept through the building, trapping scores of hotel guests in their rooms...

  • Five doctors among 12 dead in Karachi hotel blaze

    KARACHI: Twelve people, including five doctors, were killed and over 80 others injured in a fire that broke out in the Regent Plaza Hotel located on the arterial Sharea Faisal on Monday, police and rescuers said...

    Officials said that the fire broke out at 3am in the hotel kitchen located on the ground floor...

  • Is US embassy building a hotel, SC asks govt

    ISLAMABAD: A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Monday asked the government to verify the allegation by a private petitioner that a hotel was being constructed in the US embassy compound...

    But the submissions made by Deputy Attorney General Sohail Mahmood on Monday that the petitioner’s entire case rested on newspaper reports did not weigh with the bench which called for a concise statement from the government acknowledging or...

  • Online hotel booking in Pakistan ‘set to grow’

    KARACHI: When it comes to hotel room booking, Wi-fi is a deal-breaker with 68 per cent of visitors asking for this amenity, followed by 24pc looking for swimming pools and 8pc searching for air-conditioned rooms, according to a report released by hotel booking website Jovago...

    Talking about the experience of ‘educating’ hotel and guesthouse owners, she said that it was the website’s biggest challenge to get hoteliers to understand...

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