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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...

  • Senate, Balochistan govt continue protest against 'Free Balochistan' posters displayed in Switzerland

    In its Thursday session, the Senate agreed to suspend till further notice the workings of a Pak-Switzerland Friendship Group in reaction to the appearance of "Free Balochistan" posters in Geneva...

    Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani claimed that the posters were an attack on Pakistan's sovereignty and demanded to know from Law Minister Zahid Hamid why the posters continue to be displayed in Switzerland even though Pakistan had summoned the...

  • No indigenous armed movement in Balochistan: IG FC Balochistan

    QUETTA: Inspector General Frontier Corps (FC), Major General Sher Afgan said Saturday that there is no indigenous armed movement in Balochistan...

    “The arrest of the Indian spy has proven Indian state sponsored terrorism in Pakistan,” said Afgan while speaking in detail regarding Indian and Afghan intelligence’s involvement in acts of terrorism in Balochistan...

  • Balochistan's development vital for growth of Pakistan, says army chief

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa while speaking to Baloch students in Rawalpindi on Thursday promised the army's support for development of Balochistan, stressing that the province's progress is vital for the growth of Pakistan...

    The army chief met a group of 173 students and their families at the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Directorate"Pakistan cannot succeed, Pakistan cannot develop if there is no...

  • Pakistan incomplete without Balochistan: COAS

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the youth of Balochistan should not be misled by anti-state propaganda being spread by certain elements from abroad with the support of hostile foreign agencies...

    While interacting with a group of 173 students and faculty members from various educational institutions of Balochistan at the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) directorate on Thursday, he...

  • China-Pakistan corridor: NP criticises centre for not taking Balochistan govt on board

    QUETTA: The Central Committee of the National Party criticised the federal government for not taking the Balochistan government and NP leadership into confidence on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project...

    The committee regretted that the authorities in Islamabad did not take the Balochistan government and National Party leadership on board on the important CPEC and other projects and issues pertaining to the corridor......

  • Pakistan's UN representative asks Swiss authorities to take action against 'Free Balochistan' posters

    Ambassador Farukh Amil, the permanent representative of Pakistan to the United Nations (UN), has written to the Swiss authorities to take action against “Free Balochistan” posters that have appeared in Geneva...

    In a letter, written to Ambassador and Permanent UN Representative Valentin Zellweger on September 6 — a copy of which is available with DawnNews, Amil said that the posters that appeared in the area around Rue de Ferney of...

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