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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...

  • Five gangs yet to surrender in Punjab's riverine area

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: The anti-criminal Zarb-i-Aahan operation in the riverine area of Punjab's Rajanpur district continues on Thursday, even as notorious gangster Ghulam Rasool, alias Chotoo, and his 13 men surrendered before the Pakistan Army a day earlier...

    District police officer Ghulam Mubashar Maken told Dawn that some gangs had not surrendered as yet and put up resistance against security forces, but maintained that forces would...

  • Tree tsunami has turned Baloki area in Punjab green: PM

    “Massive change visible in Baloki, Punjab a year after the government initiated its tree plantation drive...

    As an environmentalist, it gives me the greatest satisfaction to leave a green Pakistan for our coming generations,” Prime Minister Imran Khan stated in a tweet, on Friday...

  • Chicago-area man accused of threatening Mayor, others on Facebook

    CHICAGO: A driver for a ride-sharing service used his Facebook page to threaten Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and others, hinting that he hoped to commit an act of violence before traveling to Pakistan, according to a recently unsealed federal complaint...

    His arrest in mid-May, the complaint suggests, was hastened by his purchase of a plane ticket to fly from Chicago to Pakistan on June 8...

  • Indonesia sends three warships to haze-affected area

    JAKARTA: Indonesia has deployed three warships, with more on standby, to deliver face masks, tents and medical supplies to thousands of people affected by acrid haze from forest fires, an official said on Monday...

    For nearly two months, thousands of fires caused by slash-and-burn farming in Indonesia have choked vast expanses of Southeast Asia, forcing schools to close and scores of flights and some international events to be cancelled
  • Park founded by Bhutto converted into parking area, PA told

    KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly was informed on Monday that a park established by Pakistan Peoples Party founder and prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto near the shrine of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan had been converted into a parking area...

    Pakistan Muslim League-Functional legislator Nusrat Sehar Abbasi raised the issue of the park during the question hour, which pertained to the Auqaf and Information Technology departments... ...

  • Car bombings claim 15 lives in Baghdad area

    BAGHDAD: Five car bombs in the Baghdad area, including one near a hospital, killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 45 on Tuesday, security and medical officials said...

    South of Baghdad, two more car bombs hit a car park used by taxis and buses in Al-Wahida, while a fifth exploded in a residential area of Mahmudiyah...

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