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  • 140-foot-high bulletproof cross rises at Gora Qabaristan

    One such example is of the 140-foot-high cross, a mixture of steel, iron and cement, under construction at one of Karachi’s oldest Christian cemeteries, Gora Qabaristan...

    This cross symbolises the hopes of millions of Christians living in Pakistan, and in extension all minorities that have lost loved ones to the rising tide of extremism, and yearn for better times ahead...

  • Do you have to be gora to get the girl? This ad says so

    But one Indian TVC came close to overturning the 'gora is good' perception that plagues the subcontinent...

    Outside, he meets a suit-clad Emraan Hashmi who points to the successful job candidate, a decidedly brown-skinned man, and delivers this nugget of wisdom: "Gora honay say naukri milti...

  • Peshawar Zalmi win Pakistan Super League 2017

    Peshawar Zalmi thrashed Quetta Gladiators by 58 runs in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 final on Sunday at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium...

    "He's one of the great players from Pakistan and has been very instrumental in my decision to come here," he said...

  • PSL: ‘Peshawar is close to my heart,’ says team owner Javed Afridi

    KOLKATA: The Peshawar franchise in the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) has the potential to be both a profit centre as well as a platform for corporate branding, says its owner...

    “A franchise cricket team in Pakistan carries enormous potential both in terms of ROI (Return on Investment) and ROO (Return on Objective),” says Javed Afridi, CEO-HNR Company (Haier Manufacturing Unit)...

  • Ashura observed peacefully in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Ashura was observed peacefully in the provincial capital as the main mourning processions culminated smoothly after going through their designated routes...

    Peshawar city police chief Mubarak Zeb told reporters following the Muharram processions that police had made elaborate security arrangements to ensure peace on Ashura...

  • Re-poll ordered in 26 polling stations of Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Peshawar district returning officer on Sunday announced re-polling in 26 polling stations in different areas of the provincial capital where the voting process was either suspended on the election-day or not conducted properly...

    Sources said that a decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of all 36 returning officers with the district returning officer Riaz Mehsud, who is also Deputy Commissioner Peshawar...

  • Peshawar’s mass transit system hits new snag

    PESHAWAR: The much-talked about ‘mass transit system’ in the provincial capital has hit newer snags with those associated with one of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s pet projects are now acknowledging its dream may not realise, not at least in its present term in office...

    Mr Aziz, a born Peshawari industrialist now associated with PTI, who had piloted the project, who has been running from pillar to post, says the Pakistan Railways plans...

  • Illegal fruit and cattle markets in Peshawar to be removed

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar district administration has fixed April 17 as the deadline for removal of illegal fruit, cattle markets and plazas along the railways track and other encroachments in the limits of Karkhano market, and warned to take stern action against the traders not complying with the order...

    A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting chaired by Peshawar deputy commissioner Riaz Khan Mehsud...

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