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    Horse For Sale In Sindh Pakistan History

  • Piece of film history up for sale in France

    Similar to the classic gramophone, it uses compressed air to amplify sound for large spaces...

    Purchased in 1912 for 8,330 francs (the equivalent of two million euros), this Chronomegaphone is valued at more than one million euros by the auctioneer who will put it up for sale on June 7 at the Chateau d’Artigny near the city of Tours in central France...

  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    I must be the only woman in Jamaica who didn’t hear the Prime Minister say that there were five flights to Miami for anybody who wanted to leave...

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Sindh, however, has often been the most affected because incidents of violence have left deep-rooted scars on the ethnically polarised province...

    Ethnic disturbances in Sindh first began in 1952 when, during an Ashura procession, some rumours created tensions between Sindhi and Urdu speaking residents and an infuriated crowd burnt down a police station...

  • Sizing up the gift horse

    IS the investment coming in under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor really a ‘gift horse’? And are all those voicing apprehensions about the manner in which the projects are being implemented necessarily just playing politics with the country’s destiny?There is a long history in Pakistan of viewing assistance from abroad as some sort of gift that must not be questioned, and the benefits and the sharing of which must not be questioned... ...

  • Horse-racing fraternity suggests steps to improve falling standard

    LAHORE: The horse-racing fraternity here has pinned high hopes on the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Lahore Race Club (LRC) that it would take some positive steps to improve quality and quantity of horseracing, particularly of thoroughbreds which has shown a downward slide in recent past...

    The AGM scheduled for this Sunday should trace out the causes of the down fall of thoroughbred racing, members of fraternity told...

  • Indian court bans Mumbai's horse-drawn carriages

    MUMBAI: Mumbai's ornate horse-drawn carriages are nearing the end of the road after a court in the Indian city ruled them illegal, saying owners must wind up operations within a year...

    The silver-coloured Victorias — styled on open carriages used during Queen Victoria's reign — have been plying Mumbai's streets since British colonial times, and for years have been a tourist attraction...

  • NEWS: THE HORSE WINS BIG

    David Grossman’s “ambitious high-wire act of a novel”, A Horse Walks into a Bar, set around a stand-up comic’s rambling and confessional routine in an Israeli comedy club, has won the Man Booker International prize for the year’s best fiction in translation...

    “A Horse Walks into a Bar shines a spotlight on the effects of grief, without any hint of sentimentality...

  • Caligula’s horse

    CALIGULA’S horse, whom he appointed as tribune of the people, was a harmless beast...

    He could, at best, be accused of inaction since he was inherently unfit for the job...

  • ‘Attacked’ Indian horse buried with police honours

    DEHRADUN: A horse was buried with “police honours” after dying from injuries suffered in an attack allegedly by an Indian politician, with his death triggering renewed outrage...

    The police horse, called Shaktiman, became the subject of a weeks-long row between rival political parties in India after his injured hind leg turned gangrenous and had to be amputated...

  • PML-Q blames PTI for horse trading

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid has criticised the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf for, what the Q League says, making inroads into colleagues on opposition benches...

    “Though no schedule has been announced for the general election or local body elections, (the PTI is) making unilateral promises of awarding tickets to attract people from other parties in its “lota saazi” (changing loyalties) campaign just like the N-League...

  • Young Pakistani horse rider excels in Australia

    BRISBANE: Rohan Hussain Subhani, a professional tent pegging player as well as polo artist and horse rider, did Pakistan proud in Australia when he won as many as six gold medals, two silver medals and one bronze in international tent pegging and equestrian competitions...

    Rohan, 16, who returned to Pakistan after his outstanding performances in Brisbane, was immediately named captain of Pakistan’s national U-19 tent pegging team... ...

  • Horse race enthrals tourists in Upper Dir

    UPPER DIR: Three-day horse race competition, the first such activity in Upper Dir district, concluded in the scenic tourist spot of Jaz Banda, located at an altitude of about 10,000 feet above the sea level...

    Tourists from Karachi, Mardan, Peshawar, Lower Dir and other areas also came to enjoy the horse race competition...

  • Indian politician arrested for attacking police horse

    DEHRADUN: An Indian politician was arrested on Friday on suspicion of attacking a police horse whose injuries led to a leg amputation, with the animal becoming a tool in a fierce battle between rival parties...

    Police said Ganesh Joshi, from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was remanded in custody for two weeks on charges of cruelty to the horse, which was injured during a party protest in the northern state of Uttarakhand on...

  • Donkey, horse meat seized

    The team also had six employees of Subhani Foods Unit arrested for offering resistance besides registering a case against the owner...

    PUSHCART: Various educational institutions, including the University of Engineering and Technolgoy (UET) and National College of Arts (NCA) presented model of the state-of-the-art pushcarts for the roadside vendors in a meeting presided over by the commissioner...

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