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  • Karachi City of Lights festival brings a glow to arts

    KARACHI: With temperatures rising in the city, it wouldn’t be surprising to see only a few leaving their homes to attend any event but by the evening considerable number of people had gathered to see the public space luminous with art installations and performers entertaining audiences...

    A joint effort of the Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP) and ‘I AM Karachi’, the Karachi City of Lights Festival brought a glowing radiance to...

  • Karachi: City of lights that was

    Related: City heritage under threat: Kapoorthala House residents move LHC against Orange LineBut to me, a chronic Karachiite, no matter where in the world I may live for months, even years, Lahore and Islamabad remain a major source of envy...

    In contrast, Karachi, which many thought was the only ‘real’ city in Pakistan through the 1960s and bey­ond, now presents a picture of total neglect...

  • Festival of lights Diwali celebrated with joy in city

    KARACHI: Diwali, the festival of lights, celebrated by Hindu and Sikh communities, involves plenty of excitement which includes offering pooja, preparing sweetmeats, exchanging gifts, decorating homes, donning new clothes, drawing rangoli and letting off fireworks...

    Bollywood songs were being played aloud in almost every house and colourful fairy lights decorated most home balconies...

  • Lighting for the ‘City of Lights’

    KARACHI: “Dekh shehr ki battian! [See the city lights]” used to be the oft-repeated comment by the people who arrived in Karachi from small towns or villages for the very first time...

    It was fascinating for them to see the lights installed here for illuminating the roads, streets, lanes, parks, buildings, etc...

  • Seoul night market lights up city with delicacies, performances

    THE nightscape of Seoul offers a wealth of pleasant surprises, one of which is Seoul Bamdokkaebi Night Market, a special weekend market being held in five locations throughout the city...

    The night market set up at Seoul Color Park in Yeouido encourages visitors to explore multiple facets of the metropolitan city...

  • Los Angeles lights up City Hall with Batman signal

    LOS ANGELES: A giant Bat-signal lit up the side of City Hall in Los Angeles on Thursday night to honour Batman actor Adam West, who played the superhero role in the 1960s television series...

    The caped crusader helped protect the fictional Gotham City in a franchise that began as a DC Comics strip before also moving to television and film...

  • Shadow cast over city of lights

    A city famed for its glamour and bustling streets seemed garbed in mourning as Parisians struggled with the shock of the multiple attacks that claimed scores of lives...

    “All city facilities are closed today,” Paris City Hall said on its website, listing schools, museums, libraries, sports halls, swimming pools, tennis courts, food markets and district town halls...

  • Karachi-Manchester nano festival lights up Rambagh Quarters

    KARACHI: The 90-year-old Purdah Bagh (Sobhraj Chetumal Terrace) came alive on Sunday evening with the DIY City, a Karachi-Manchester nano festival...

    Men, women and children from all over the city started to gather at the terrace to look at the light installations, mini-planetarium,tag-a-tree and experience a bicycle ride around Burnes Garden...

  • The lights of Lighthouse

    Strangely, the other shops which also sell lights in this vicinity also believe that the name of the area is thanks to them...

    There are the dazzling crystal chandeliers and ceiling lights...

  • Light The Night lights up Lahore races in record time

    LAHORE: Four-year-old bay filly Light The Night virtually lit the Racecourse while powering to victory in the feature event in a record fastest time during the Lahore Summer Meeting here on Sunday...

    Owned by Shahid Hussain, the filly from famous sire Assassi revived some of the old memories of the progenies of Assassi when she established a new record by clocking 59 2/5 seconds over the 1,000 metres in the , the Headingley Plate, class...

  • Stokes lights up Lord’s quickfire ton as Cook hits form

    LONDON: Ben Stokes scored the fastest-ever Test hundred at Lord’s, while England captain Alastair Cook weighed in with a less spectacular but equally valuable century of his own as the hosts fought back against New Zealand on Sunday...

    England were 429 for six in their second innings at stumps on the fourth day, a lead of 295 runs, despite having been outplayed for much of this match, the first of a two-Test series

  • Lights out in Trump’s America

    ON Aug 21, 2017, millions of people in the United State will experience a total solar eclipse...

    The timing of this astronomical event is such that the moon’s shadow will completely obscure the light of the sun for several minutes in the middle of the day

  • Lights out for movie houses in Libya’s ‘Mermaid of the Med’

    And the city’s old epithet, “Mermaid of the Mediterranean”, jars sharply with what has become a mainly Islamist-run capital of a country plagued by conflict and political chaos...

    ” Films full of blood and violence like Scarface and Die Hard pass muster with the militias that have controlled the city since August 2014, driving Libya’s elected parliament and internationally recognised government to take refuge in the far east of the...

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