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  • Hashmi says social media pics of his ‘torture’ are old

    MULTAN: Veteran politician Javed Hashmi has said he is not afraid of being killed and will not step back from his stand...

    Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Mr Hashmi said a false propaganda was being spread against him on social media that he was tortured by posting old pictures
  • SMOKERS’ CORNER: KARACHI: A HISTORICAL MESS

    Every time Pakistan’s largest city Karachi is struck by a natural calamity, angry voices begin to ring from within and outside the city...

    What gets buried underneath the loud barrage of accusations and counter-accusations are certain historical factors which have continued to compound the many problems faced by this chaotic metropolis...

  • 12 picnickers drown at Karachi's Hawksbay beach, say police

    At least 12 people, including three teenagers, of two families drowned at Karachi’s Hawksbay beach on Saturday evening after they were swept away by strong waves, police officials said...

    The incident occurred when the families were picnicking at the popular beach despite the ban on swimming imposed by the provincial government’s Home Department during the monsoon season due to rough waters...

  • Karachi Platinum clinch top position as Beach Games conclude

    KARACHI: Karachi Platinum team secured top position in the third edition of the KCSA Karachi Beach Games which concluded amid great fanfare and success here as over 800 players and officials participated in it at the Clifton beach recently...

    Karachi Platinum finished with 1248 points to clinch the Dr...

  • DHA Karachi to rename Beach Avenue after Abdul Sattar Edhi

    KARACHI: The Executive Board of DHA in a meeting chaired by its President Commander 5 Corps Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar decided to rename Beach Avenue on Seaview in DHA Phase VIII as Abdul Sattar Edhi Avenue — in recognition of the philanthropist’s legendary services to the humanity...

    It pointed out that Beach Avenue is the most popular road of the metropolis which is frequented by the people visiting the sea in large numbers for...

  • Official neglect turning historical tomb into ruins

    LARKANA: The tomb of Shah Baharo, the great general of the Kalhora period, is in dire need of preservation and restoration, but the Sindh culture department’s apathy towards it persists despite the fact that under the 18th constitutional amendment it has to look after the historical site, sources said...

    Houses being constructed on the historical siteHenry Cousins in his book Antiquities of Sindh has made mention of the monument and...

  • Databank of over 1,000 historical sites handed over to Sindh govt

    KARACHI: More than 1,000 historical sites in Sindh have been painstakingly documented and made part of an electronic database, which was handed over to the Sindh government at a ceremony on Tuesday...

    From aerial shots of a particular site, to pictures from the past and recent ones, excavation maps, written sources as well as satellite images, the databank aims to provide a more thorough academic and historical examination of...

  • Wheat stocks hit historical peak of 9m tonnes

    KARACHI: The country’s wheat stocks have swelled to a record nine million plus tonnes...

    “Our wheat stocks are at a historical high but it does not auger well for consumers and exports,” Central Chairman Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA), Chuadhry Ansar Jawed said...

  • Bangladesh summons Pakistani envoy over video showing 'distorted historical facts'

    Bangladesh's foreign ministry on Wednesday registered a protest with Pakistan High Commissioner Rafiuzzaman Siddiqui against a video posted on the Pakistan High Commission's webpage, saying that it "distorted historical facts" about Bangladesh's independence, BBC Urdu reported...

    "To state that Sheikh Mujib did not desire independence is an attempt to distort historical facts," said the BBC Urdu article quoting the official...

  • Sir Syed’s interest in documenting historical buildings highlighted

    KARACHI: Popularly known as a reformer, educationist and philosopher, not many are aware that Sir Syed Ahmed Khan published an Urdu text, listing and describing several notable historical monuments in Delhi which was titled Asar-us-Sanadid...

    The historical monuments discussed and dissected in the volume are a reflection of the architectural elements, as well as a documentation of history which Sir Syed has accomplished remarkably......

  • 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...

    Climbing down the stairs of this enchanting locus, one finds oneself surrounded by world of colours spread around through mosaics, carvings, wood and glass works, pottery, jewellery made of camel bones, table lamps, flasks, decoration pieces...
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