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  • Habshi Halwa and patisa – the city’s favourite mithai

    For those looking to break out of the usual kheer, barfi or ice cream, a variety of mithai are available at shops across the city, including favourites such as patisa and Habshi Halwa...

    Habshi Halwa, also called Shahi Halwa, is a popular halwa in the Indian subcontinent that emerged during the Mughal era...

  • Looking to change up the Eid menu? Try Mango Halwa and Date Cookies!

    So I thought it might be interesting to add a fun summery twist to classic sooji halwa, and to create a recipe inspired by popular Ramzan and Eid dishes in other Muslim countries...

    I’m sure you didn't get to eat as many mangoes as you would have liked during Ramzan and in the spirit of consuming mangoes any which way you can, I highly recommend giving this Mango Halwa a try...

  • Indian majority holds no grudge against Pakistanis: Om Puri

    LAHORE: Veteran Indian actor Om Puri, referring to a lynching incident in Dadri, India, in which a mob attacked a Muslim family, termed the happening shameful for his country...

    Mr Puri who is currently in Pakistan on a three-day visit to attend International Film Festival organised by Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop (RPTW), was talking to the media at Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall, on Thursday...

  • Bhel puri — a snack with many flavours

    ISLAMABAD: Bhel puri is one of the most popular street foods in Pakistan and India...

    Whether you’re having it at a stall in F-7 Markaz, at Pizza Kone in Centaurus or having it delivered from Lahore Chatkhaara in E-11, bhel puri comes in hearty portions; enough to fill you up, but light enough not to slow down your day...

  • Culture Circle: Om Puri desires to do theatre in Lahore

    Indian actor Om Puri has expressed his desire to do theatre in Lahore in collaboration with the Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop (RPTW), says Saadan Peerzada...

    The creative director of the Rafi Peer Theatre told Dawn that Om Puri was an accomplished theatre actor also and he had shown great interest in doing theatre in Lahore...

  • OMG! It’s Om Puri

    Veteran Indian actor Om Puri will be seen in a Pakistani film titled Actor in Law, to be made by the director/producer duo of Nabeel Qureshi and Fizza Ali Meerza who have given us one of the most successful Pakistani films in the last few years Namaloom Afraad...

  • Puri Estate triumph

    KARACHI: The talented Puri Estate outfit clinched the 3-day Toyota Cup Bridge Tournament which concluded here recently at the National Stadium, Karachi...

  • Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri are Nepali ISI operatives: Anupumpkin Kher

    It was recently revealed that famous Indian actor, Anupumpkin Kher, would in fact not be attending a literature festival in Karachi to be held on February 5th, because he had not received his visa...

    Indian media reported that Kher's visa was rejected by the Pakistani High Commission, but that's only the beginning of this saga
  • InMemoriam: Remembering Om Puri

    In the first few sentences of our phone conversation, Om Puri Ji melted away all our nervousness by praising the concept and expressing his willingness to do the role...

    ]” Who would have thought a star of Om Puri’s stature would be thinking about saving money for his filmmakers...

  • Rest house upgraded to circuit house

    GUJRAT: The district council rest house has been upgraded to the level of a circuit house and additional bedrooms and other infrastructure will now be built there for temporary stay of government officers and other functionaries...

    The rest house was established by the Gujrat district council around four decades ago and was under its control since then...

  • Avenfield House or ‘tax haven’ house?

    LONDON: The family of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is not the only resident of Avenfield House on London’s Park Lane who bought their properties through offshore companies incorporated in tax havens...

    According to the UK Land Registry record, the majority of flats in Avenfield House are owned by offshore companies incorporated in tax havens like Panama, the British Virgin Islands and Guernsey...

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