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  • Three-day Regional Food Festival begins

    RAWALPINDI: A three-day Regional Food Festival kicked off at the Pearl Continental hotel on Friday by showcasing signature dishes from all four provinces...

    The festival was attended by diplomats and twin cities residents...

  • Khyber food festival opens with Khattak dance

    KARACHI: The aroma of mutton roast, yakhni pulao, dumpukht lamb and chapli kebabs sizzling on the tawa beckoned as the waiters in Chitrali caps or pakol and black and silver waistcoats or koti over crisp white shalwar kameez served hot roti in a changair, cool lassi or hot kahwa at the four-day Khyber Food Festival that commenced at Marco Polo restaurant at Pearl Continental Karachi here on Thursday...

    “Being a Pakhtun myself I didn’t...

  • Visitors slam high prices at Punjab food festival

    KARACHI: Little straw grass stools, low chokhi, charpoys, horse carts without the animal, tilted upwards and parked against pillars, matka or clay water carriers and oil lanterns ...

    that’s Punjabi culture for you, and it was all there at the Frere Hall lawns on Saturday at the Punjab Eat Festival...

  • Five-day Ramazan food festival begins

    KARACHI: The five-day Ramadan Food Festival 2016 organised by Triple-E, which kicked off on a portion of the Frere Hall grounds here on Wednesday, is a clever combination of food, clothes and handicrafts...

    Still things didn’t seem to quite pick up on the first day of the festival...

  • Music, food at Kohat winter festival appreciated

    KOHAT: The first ever national cultural and winter food festival held in Kohat went a long way in promoting the soft image of the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, besides creating opportunities for the entertainment-starved inhabitants, according to the event organisers...

    Local hoteliers had set up food stalls presenting varieties from fast food to karahai gosht and other local cuisine...

  • Food festival kicks off, finally

    LAHORE: The Lahore Eat food festival began on Friday afternoon with people trickling in till late in the evening...

    The venue of the festival, Fortress Stadium, was lit with colourful lights and stalls were set up along the circumference...

  • ‘Sustainable food production, rational fertiliser use leads to food security’

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan can achieve food security through sustainable food production, food experts at a lecture titled ‘Food Security and Need for Good Agricultural Practices in Crop Production’ said on Monday...

    “Food security is one of the bigger challenges facing the world today,” Charge d’ Affaires at the Embassy of the Netherlands Renate Pors said, adding that though the Netherlands was a small country, it focuses on achieving food...

  • Punjab Food Authority to take steps for provision of quality food items

    RAWALPINDI: Punjab Food Authority (PFA) will declare Rawalpindi as the model city for food safety and measures will be taken so people can get quality food items in the market...

    Talking to Dawn, PFA Chairman Umer Tanveer Butt said the provincial food authority was taking measures for provision of quality food to people including milk, meat and other edibles in the open market...

  • 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...

  • I Am Karachi music festival from 11th

    KARACHI: I Am Karachi (IAK) in collaboration with Lok Virsa and the Arts Council Karachi will hold a music festival from Nov 11...

    The music festival cut across “all three parameters”: it’s being done at public places, music transcended cultures (so it’s about changing discourse), and gave a platform because “IAK is a movement, not an initiative”...

  • Karachi Mubarak Festival kicks off today

    Pack a picnic basket folks, and be prepared to lug a rug!An evening’s worth of live entertainment awaits us at Aladin Park today, as Karachi Mubarak Festival – the city’s first touring performing arts festival – is scheduled to kick off at 6pm...

    Organised by Nida Butt and Hamza Jafri in support of the I Am Karachi movement, Karachi Mubarak is all about instilling a sense of pride and ownership in the citizens of Karachi by...

  • 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...

    Hidden behind the National Museum, the terrace was once a space dedicated to the women of the city in 1927, the nano festival transformed it into an interactive space with projects such as Baara Qataar (12 lines), Sitaron ki Sair and Sheesh Mahals...

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