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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...

  • In pictures: 70 years on, you show us how diverse Pakistan still is

    As Pakistan turns 70 years old, we asked you to share with us pictures capturing our country's beautifully diverse culture through heartwarming photographs of traditions, attire and places of significance...

    Here are some of the best shots you shared with us on Instagram using the #DiversePakistan hashtag:Also read: Here is why Pakistan is more diverse than you thoughtView all submissions here...

  • In pictures: Mohammad Amir trains with the Pakistan squad

    As the Pakistan Super League (PSL) drafting process came to an end on Tuesday, the Pakistan cricket team continued their training camp at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore for the upcoming away series against New ZealandMohammad Amir, who has been out from the national side after the spot-fixing row in 2010 was called up to attend the camp after recent performances in domestic first class cricket and the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL)... ...

  • Pictures of US President Barack Obama's mother's stay in Pakistan

    GUJRANWALA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his meeting with US President Barack Obama on Thursday will present commemorative photos of Obama's mother's stay in Pakistan during the 1980s...

    Official sources said Barack Obama's mother worked for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) during the 1980s and came to Pakistan to work on a project – she stayed at a five-star hotel in Lahore and frequently travelled to Gujranwala...

  • Pictures, videos retrieved from downed Indian drone released

    ISLAMABAD: Army released on Monday pictures and video-clips retrieved from the spy drone it downed earlier this month near the Line of Control to back up its claim that the remotely piloted aerial vehicle was used by India for snooping in areas on the Pakistani side of LoC...

    “Photos and videos recovered from the internal memory of quadcopter provide irrefutable evidence that it was flown by Indian army for reconnaissance inside...

  • NA body wants pictures of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif in embassies replaced

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis on Monday directed the Foreign Office to get the pictures of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in different embassies abroad replaced with that of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah...

    The pictures of President Mamnoon Hussain and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif could be seen in the background...

  • Female model denied bail in fake pictures case

    PESHAWAR: A local court on Tuesday dismissed the bail petition of a female model in a case in which she is accused of sharing the alleged fake objectionable pictures of a policewoman with friends and the latter’s family over the cellphone...

    She is accused of sharing fake pictures of a woman police constable with friends and the latter’s family over the cellphone...

  • Kremlin releases pictures of Putin fishing during holiday

    Russia's President Vladimir Putin, who loves to cultivate a virile man-of-action image, was showed by Russian TV on Saturday, spear-fishing in a camouflage wet suit, piloting a powerboat and catching some rays while on a Siberian holiday...

    Putin's affinity for the tough guy pose has been documented with shots of him bare-chested on horseback, diving in a submarine in Lake Baikal, the world's deepest, and flipping a Judo opponent
  • Ravindra Jadeja in trouble for clicking pictures with endangered lions

    AHMEDABAD: Forestry officials in western India have ordered an inquiry after cricketer Ravindra Jadeja posted several photos on social media of him and his wife posing with endangered Asiatic lions...

    Officials from Gujarat state's Gir wildlife sanctuary ordered the probe late Thursday after photos showing the couple in front of a pride of lions during a safari earlier this week went viral on social media
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