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  • Weather vane 'stolen' from Karachi's Frere Hall, Chief Secretary takes notice

    KARACHI: Chief Secretary Sindh Siddique Memon on Wednesday took notice of 'theft' of a rooster-shaped weather vane which used to sit atop Karachi landmark Frere Hall...

    Chief Secretary spokesman Naukhaiz Anwar Siddiqi said Memon has also ordered Karachi Commissioner and Karachi Municipal Corporation Administrator Shoaib Siddiqui to submit a report on the incident within two days...

  • Foodies flock to Frere Hall lawns as festival opens

    KARACHI: Exactly 24 hours before the Karachi Eat Food Festival was to officially open for the public, the Frere Hall lawns were witnessing a flurry of activity hardly ever seen within its boundaries...

    ”The interesting thing about the Karachi Eat Food Festival is how it smokes out home-cooks from their usual abodes and brings them out for the culinary world to gauge and judge...

  • Frere Hall’s tangible heritage

    KARACHI: At a recent event held to discuss how to democratise heritage in our part of the world, architect Arif Hasan made a noteworthy point...

    Karachi’s iconic neo-Gothic Frere Hall definitely falls into the first category...

  • Historic Frere Hall illuminated to mark Quaid’s birth anniversary

    KARACHI: The Frere Hall was illuminated like it has never been before during a ceremony organised by The Guardian Trust and attended by people from all walks of life, including local government representatives, here on Wednesday...

    “The Father of the Nation was born in Karachi, which has been through many difficult times in the recent past...

  • Wedding hall admin ‘disallows suspicious Nikah’

    KASUR: A would-be groom, along with around hundred guests, had to leave a wedding hall without the Nikah ceremony on Sunday after they failed to establish before its administration that the girl to become bride was not a minor...

    City police got a tip-off that a minor girl was going to be married to a man thrice her age to settle a loan at a wedding hall on Khara Road, sources said...

  • 14 killed in suicide attack outside Kabul wedding hall: officials

    A suicide attacker blew himself up outside a wedding hall in Kabul killing at least 14 people, officials said on Thursday, in an apparent attempt to strike a political gathering under way inside...

    Supporters of Atta Mohammad Noor, the powerful governor of the northern province of Balkh and a vocal critic of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, had been holding an event inside the hall at the time of the blast...

  • Royal Shakespeare Company founder Peter Hall dies

    LONDON: British director Peter Hall, who founded the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1960 and is credited with the boom of post-war British theatre, has died at the age of 86, the National Theatre said on Tuesday...

    Actors Vanessa Redgrave and Patrick Stewart led the tributes to Hall, the son of a railway stationmaster who also worked with Judi Dench and Anthony Hopkins in a career spanning more than five decades...

  • Marriage hall owner held for ignoring dengue measures

    LAHORE: A team of the City District Government of Lahore’s (CDGL) health wing on Monday raided a marriage hall in Samanabad and got its owner arrested for not following anti-dengue regulations...

    Action, according to a spokesman, was taken against Dreamland Marriage Hall after the team found dengue larvae there...

  • Man goes to jail for entering Senate Hall

    ISLAMABAD: A man arrested two days ago for trespassing on the Senate Hall, at the National Assembly, was sent to jail on a 14-day judicial remand on Wednesday...

    He spent some time asking around for Senator Shah but was caught trying to enter the Senate Hall...

  • Rupert Murdoch to marry Jerry Hall

    LONDON: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch will marry actress and former supermodel Jerry Hall, the couple announced in British newspaper The Times on Tuesday, after a four-month romance...

    The couple got engaged over the weekend in Los Angeles, where they attended the 73rd Golden Globes awards gala — although Hall was not pictured sporting a ring on the red carpet...

  • Rupert Murdoch marries Jerry Hall in London

    LONDON: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch married model Jerry Hall in London on Friday, a family spokesman confirmed, less than two months after they announced their engagement in one of his newspapers, The Times...

    It is the fourth marriage for 84-year-old Murdoch and the first for Hall, 59, although she had a long-term relationship and four children with Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger...

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