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  • ‘Govt to support hand-knotted carpet industry’

    LAHORE: The government is determined to enhance exports of hand-knotted carpets and rugs across the world as the sector can play an important role in economic growth and boost Pakistan’s soft image, Punjab Minister for Industries Chaudhry Muhammad Shafique said on Thursday...

    He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of the three-day 34th Pakistan Hand-knotted Carpet Exhibition 2016 — jointly organised by the Trade Development...

  • MAGIC CARPETS

    “Why do you think parents give their daughters carpets in their dowries? Because years later that carpet — which they probably bought for Rs50,000 — will be worth at least Rs800,000 or more depending on what condition it is in,” he says, as he gently holds a 150-year-old carpet...

    Mr Ahmed is a collector of and dealer in antique carpets...

  • Sports and economics go hand in hand, says POA chief

    KARACHI: Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) president retired Lt Gen Syed Arif Hasan on Sunday urged participants of the Olympic Council of Asia Adminis­tration Course to spread the knowledge that they have gained instead of confining it to this hall...

    Acknowledging Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Siddiq­ui’s vision, the POA chief said it was he (Shoaib) who pioneered various projects at schools level with British Council, Karachi Youth...

  • Police, bureaucracy asked to work ‘hand in hand’

    LAHORE: Civil bureaucracy and police were on Friday asked, after nearly two decades, to immediately start functioning hand in hand for improving the fast deteriorating governance while Special Branch and information technology would be used to monitor this arrangement...

    The officials said that as per the directions, the RPOs would work hand in hand with divisional commissioners, DPOs with DCs, and SPs/SDPOs with ACs...

  • Divisions in PTI Karachi after leadership extends hand to MQM

    The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)'s offer to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) that it join it on the treasury benches has caused unrest among the leaders of the party's Karachi chapter, sources told DawnNewsTV on Tuesday...

    Earlier this week, a PTI delegation led by Imran Khan’s pointman Jahangir Tareen flew into Karachi from Islamabad and invited former nemesis MQM-P to join the federal government...

  • KP governor sees foreign hand in Orakzai, Karachi terror attacks

    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Shah Farman said on Saturday that the terror attacks in Karachi and Orakzai tribal district yesterday "are part of the same conspiracy" and that "foreign elements are involved who want to destabilise the China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC) project"...

    Prime Minister Imran Khan had "strongly condemned" the terrorist attack in Orakzai as well as the one foiled on the Chinese Consulate in Karachi...

  • Aqeel, Samir hand Pakistan 2-0 lead

    LAHORE: Aqeel Khan and Samir Iftikhar earned victories in their respective singles matches as Pakistan took a 2-0 lead on the first day of their Davis Cup Asia Oceania Group II tie against Indonesia in Jakarta on Tuesday...

    While Pakistan top seed Aqeel toppled Aditya Hani 6-2, 6-3, 5-7, 6-0 in a battle that lasted two hours 48 minutes...

  • Australia hand Pakistan 6-1 drubbing in HWL Semi-Finals

    Australia handed Pakistan a 6-1 drubbing in their second match of the Hockey World League Semi-Finals on Wednesday, making the prospects of Rio 2016 much tougher for the Greenshirts...

    As expected, the match was packed full of action and incredible skills, with Pakistan giving the world number 1 ranked team a real run for their money in the opening two quarters...

  • Woeful Pakistan hand Sri Lanka advantage in decider

    PALLEKELE: Pakistan's brittle top-order undid the good work by leg-spinner Yasir Shah as Sri Lanka seized control of the series-deciding third and final Test in Pallekele on Saturday...

    Having been bowled out for 278 in the first innings, Sri Lanka hit back to reduce Pakistan to 209-9 by stumps on the second day that saw 11 wickets fall on the evenly-paced pitch...

  • Modi hints at Pakistan's hand in Uttar Pradesh deadly rail crash

    A train crash that killed 148 people may have been caused deliberately as part of a “conspiracy” hatched in Pakistan, India's prime minister said Friday, as he campaigned for a key state election...

    Narendra Modi said police had found evidence of sabotage in the disaster last November, when a crowded passenger train derailed in northern Uttar Pradesh (UP) state, linking it to neighbouring Pakistan...

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