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  • This week 50 years ago: Patel Park to be named after Sardar Nishtar

    It was originally known as Patel Park, which, as a couple of history lovers have suggested, was named after the Congress leader Vallabhbhai Patel...

    So, when was Patel Park rechristened? Well, on Nov 9, 1965 the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) called a meeting of its top officials, chaired by the corporation’s vice chairman Hafiz Mohammad Habibullah...

  • Weeklong cultural festival underway in Nagar

    GILGIT: The weeklong Nagar cultural festival is underway at the famous tourist point of Hoper valley with a view to revive cultural heritage of the district and boost tourism...

    He said Hoper-Nagar was considered the best place for trekking and hiking...

  • Preet Nagar

    However, not many people know about the existence of Preet Nagar (now in India), a community that was set up midway between Lahore and Amritsar in 1938 by Gurbakhsh Singh, a resident of Model Town, Lahore...

    Thus in 1938, Preet Nagar — Village of Love — came into being...

  • Hunza Nagar to export 28 tons of dried apricot to Japan

    ISLAMABAD: By the end of the year Hunza Nagar, also known as “Pakistan’s organic village”, plans to export around 28 tons of dried apricot to Japan...

    The four-year project largely focuses on the apple- and apricot-producing districts of Hunza Nagar and Baltistan where farmers have been facing difficulties in collecting, processing, grading and marketing agricultural produce...

  • 20 years after Shanti Nagar

    KHANEWAL: It's a day of thanksgiving in Shanti Nagar, a village 10km southeast of Khanewal city...

    ”The total number of churches burned in Shanti Nagar alone — 13; number of schools and colleges burned — 3; the number of houses burned — 775; and shops burned down in Civil Lines, Khanewal — 10...

  • New infection cases declining in Nagar

    GILGIT: Commander FCNA Maj-Gen Ehsan Mehmood Khan along with Gilgit-Baltistan chief secretary, top civil and military officials visited the Nagar district to review Covid-19 situation...

    Nagar deputy commissioner Mohammad Shahrukh Cheema briefed the delegation about the ongoing efforts to contain Covid-19 in the district...

  • Debutant Patel spins India to comfortable win

    HARARE: A superb spell of bowling on debut from young left-arm spinner Axar Patel helped India cruise to a 54-run victory over Zimbabwe in the first Twenty20 International here at the Harare Sports Club on Friday...

    Opener Hamilton Masakadza top-scored with 28 from 24 balls, before he became the first wicket for Patel...

  • PPP leader Patel granted bail

    KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party leader Abdul Qadir Patel, who is a suspect in a terrorism case against former federal minister Dr Asim Hussain, was on Friday granted pre-arrest bail by an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC-II) for one week a day before his meeting with Rangers officials who summoned him for interrogation related to cases against former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain...

    “I am scheduled to meet the Rangers tomorrow...

  • Ex-PPP lawmaker Qadir Patel grilled to trace links with Lyari gangs

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, grilled former Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) legislator and Karachi president Abdul Qadir Patel for nearly eight hours on Thursday to trace his alleged links with Lyari gangs and evidence of his role in facilitating medical treatment of suspected gangsters allegedly at the hospitals owned by Dr Asim Hussain, former federal minister and close aide of former president Asif Ali Zardari...

    Though there...

  • Patel replaces injured Ansari in England Test squad

    LONDON: England have called up spin-bowling all-rounder Samit Patel in place of the injured Zafar Ansari for the Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Wednesday...

    Patel, 30, has played five Tests, the last one against India in 2012...

  • In Gujarat, Modi faces more than a Patel problem

    An influential community — the Patidar caste, more commonly known as Patels because of the last name many hold — has rallied behind 22-year-old firebrand Hardik Patel to demand guaranteed places (‘reservations’) in the government bureaucracy and educational institutions...

    Patel’s temporary arrest earlier in the week set off riots; the army has since practically shut down several major cities...

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