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  • Railway introduces duplicate ticketing

    LAHORE: For the first time, commuters opting to travel by trains will now be able to get a duplicate ticket...

    The duplicate ticket generation system was formally inaugurated jointly by Minister for Railways Khwaja Saad Rafique and Pakistan Railways Chief Executive Officer Javed Anwar at a ceremony at the PR headquarters on Monday...

  • Senate body lambasts govt plan to form ‘duplicate’ human rights commission

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Human Rights Committee on Wednesday expressed serious reservations over the creation of a ‘parallel human rights body under the executive,’ claiming it undermines the existing National Commission on Human Rights (NCHR)...

    The issue came up before the Senate Human Rights Committee today after a motion moved by Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Senator Farhatullah Babar last month was referred by the upper house to the...
  • 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...

  • Crime diary: Car sales boom as do car thefts

    But there is a darker side to the boom too – car thefts have increased in the country...

    Several senior police officers agreed that car lifters provide an alternative market attractive to buyers who cannot afford the high prices of the regular market...

  • Girl abducted, raped by two car riders in Lahore

    LAHORE: A teenage girl was allegedly abducted and raped by two unidentified men in a car in Factory Area on Monday...

    Police said 13-year-old (M), a house maid, was going to market in P-Block of the Punjab Housing Society when two unidentified men in a car stopped her on the road and at gunpoint ordered her to get into the vehicle...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • A relatively unknown book haven

    Karachi’s Bedil Library has been serving book lovers since early 1974, but it is seldom discussed — though people crib about the shortage of libraries in the city — because it is located in Sharfabad near Bahadurabad...

    The first part of Bedil Library is its reading room, with a big table around which book lovers sit and go through books...

  • Book on city’s old architecture

    KARACHI: Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan will launch an illustrated book titled Karachi legacies of empires, written by Peerzada Salman with photography by Fahim Siddiqi, at Governor House on April 15, according to a press release issued on Monday...

    The book is a photographic history of old architectures of Karachi and published by the Endowment Fund Trust for Preservation of the Heritage of Sindh...

  • Book on Bhitai’s political thought launched

    KARACHI: At the book launch of Political Thought of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai by Khalil-ur-Rahman Shaikh held at the Arts Council on Friday, the dynamic contributions of popular Sindhi Sufi poet were delved into and his message of tolerance, harmony and peace shared among all present...

    This thought was shared by many at the book launch which saw literati belonging to the Sindhi written word contributing their opinion regarding the...

  • Uxi Mufti’s book provides an insight into Pakistani culture

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan National College of Arts (PNCA) hosted a dialogue on culture in tandem with the launch of ‘Pakistani Saqafat’, a newly-published book that provides vital insights into the understanding of Pakistani culture...

    Addressing key concerns that perplex the Pakistani consciousness about the genesis, history and narratives of cultural identity, the book explores cultural pluralism and philosophical ethos of Pakistan......

  • Book touching daily life issues launched

    ISLAMABAD: Consisting of 19 short stories, social activist Zahid Abdullah’s book “The Wise Man” was launched at a local hotel on Wednesday...

    A large number of people from different walks of life participated in the ceremony and appreciated his efforts for bringing out the book, despite being blind...

  • Govt asked to remove ‘controversial’ lesson from course book

    SWABI: Political and civil society activists have threatened that if the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Textbook Board doesn’t remove a controversial lesson about Pakhtun hero Malik Kalu Khan from the ninth grade English book, then they would take the case to court...

    Addressing a convention on ‘Kalu Khan, a hero of Pakhtuns’, at Haqqani Library Hall here on Sunday, they maintained that Yousafzai Action Committee (YAC), formed for this purpose by...

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