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  • Nigar Khana — historical house of handicrafts

    MULTAN: Nigar Khana, just opposite the mausoleum of saint Shah-Rukn-i-Alam, is known as a house of handicrafts which has been selling antiquities and cultural and artistic items for over 45 years...

    About camel skin handicrafts, Waheed claims that Multan is the only city in the world where this unprecedented art has survived...

  • Danish envoy praises high quality of Swati handicrafts

    MINGORA: Visitors thronged an exhibition of traditional handicrafts, hand-woven shawls and decorative products of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, mainly Swat, here on Thursday...

    Different stalls of the handmade products, embroidery, pots and baskets, shawls, women’s dresses, jewellery and other handicrafts of great artistic skills, designed and created by women, were put on display at the exhibition, which was organised by Khwendo Kor in...

  • Handicrafts exhibition marks Working Women Day

    Dec 22 was declared National Working Women Day in March 2010, after legislation was passed against sexual harassment, to ensure that the contributions of Pakistan’s working women are made visible and the discrimination, harassment and other issues they face are given attention...

    “Our business has been hurt by the security situation in Pakistan since very few foreigners visit our areas and they were our main customers,” she said... ...

  • Handicrafts of orphan girls on display in Swat

    MINGORA: The display of handmade items made by orphan girls from militancy-hit area of the district attracted a large number of visitors during an art and craft exhibition here on Monday...

    Varieties of handmade items including woolen blankets, cushions, shawls, dresses, hair accessories and others made by orphan girls of Khpal Kor Foundation were displayed in the exhibition
  • Handicrafts at Shah Qabool Bazaar attract buyers

    Fahad Niaz, a teenage artisan at Shah Qabool Bazaar (old Dabgari area), strikes a balance between his school and sports activities to entertain orders of buyers of his artifacts at the lone shop of handicrafts in the once famous music street in the area...

    He adds that the lone handicrafts shop contains 100 different items that are available from just Rs40 to Rs15,000...

  • Punjab: Under the weather

    It’s a slow start for political parties in Punjab: local body elections in the province are scheduled on September 20, but the hot summers and the prolonged delimitation process and are already dampening all impetus for the grass-root electoral bout...

    Most are awaiting the final list of constituencies that will be issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on July 28, after objections to the demarcations it has carried out...

  • Can CPEC weather Pakistan's political storm?

    In a highly partisan political environment, China reiterated its neutrality towards the internal affairs of the country by stating its resolve to abide by ‘a strategic cooperative partnership with Pakistan’...

    A statement on the subject mailed to Dawn by the Chinese Embassy reads, “It hopes that all parties and sections in Pakistan can prioritise state and national interests, properly deal with their domestic affairs, maintain unity...

  • Bad weather delays fourth day of Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test

    Overnight rain and poor light continued to mar the first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, stopping the start of play on the fourth day on Saturday...

    The Test is the first in Pakistan since a militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus killed eight people in March 2009, leading to the suspension of international cricket in the country as foreign teams refused to visit over security fears...

  • Pakistan face Slovenia today amid inclement weather

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan take on Slovenia in the Davis Cup Asia Oceania playoff starting here at the Pakistan Sports Complex on Friday amid inclement weather conditions in the federal capital...

    Meanwhile, the referee said while the weather in the federal capital was unpredictable the tie was most likely to happen on March 6-7...

  • PM Imran hopeful Pakistan's 'hot and dry' weather will mitigate virus threat

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday expressed the hope that Pakistan's "hot and dry" weather will help to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak, urging citizens to exercise social distancing and self-discipline...

    There is a difference of opinion, but some doctors say that the type of heat Pakistan experiences, that makes the virus lose its effectiveness [to spread]...

  • Overeating, weather led to increased gastro cases

    ISLAMABAD: Health experts blame rising gastro cases on humid weather and change in eating habits after the fasting month of Ramazan...

    Moreover, suffocation and humidity also one of the reasons for gastro as food is spoiled more quickly during this weather,” he said...

  • Country to suffer more bouts of inclement weather, says ministry

    ISLAMABAD: The ministry of climate change fears that the country is going to suffer in coming years more bouts of inclement weather patterns like the heatwave in Karachi that led to over a thousand deaths in a few days...

    Based on various studies and projections, the ministry, headed by Senator Musha­hidullah Khan, says that global warming is going to affect Pakistan more than the rest of the world, which warrants drastic measures at...

  • Met dept issues fresh severe weather warning

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) issued on Friday another severe weather warning, forecasting torrential rain across the country, especially in Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan (upper parts), from Sunday to Thursday...

    “The severe weather system is likely to persist in Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral...

  • Likely to spare Sindh coast, Ashobaa turns city weather pleasant

    KARACHI: The tropical cyclone Ashobaa, currently located at around 700 kilometres south of the city, has turned north-west towards the Persian Gulf, missing the Sindh coast though affecting weather in Pakistan’s coastal areas including Karachi...

    Though still quite far from the coast, Ashobaa has started influencing the weather of Karachi that experienced a cloudy day, said a weatherman...

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