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  • German far right angry at soccer team’s photos on candy bars

    Photos of Germany’s national soccer team on a popular chocolate bar have prompted online outrage among Germany’s far right because they include childhood pictures of some players of migrant origin...

    Chocolatier Ferrero swapped the usual blond boy on its ‘Kinder’ bars ahead of this summer’s European Championships for photos of the German soccer players as children
  • Imran Khan and the Candy Crush saga

    I know it is quite annoying but Imran Khan is addicted to Candy Crush and he can’t stop...

    So if you are looking for a momentary escape from our stark political realities, please accept Imran Khan’s request and join him in Raiwind for a mass game of Candy Crush...

  • PFA seals food outlets, fines hotel in Murree

    MURREE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Saturday imposed a fine on hotels and restaurants and sealed food outlets in Murree for unhygienic, sub-standard kitchens and other violations...

    In one such raid at a hotel, the PFA team was maltreated, leading to the arrest of four members of the management...

  • Hell and ice water: Glacier melt threatens Pakistan's future

    Above them the vast Shisper glacier dominates the landscape: A river of jagged black ice moving towards them at as much as four metres per day...

    Climate change is causing most glaciers worldwide to shrink, but due to a meteorological anomaly this is one of a few in the Karakoram mountain range in northern Pakistan that are surging...

  • Murree with a curry: Pakistan alcohol booms

    RAWALPINDI: At Murree Brewery, home of Pakistan's national lager, vintage copper boilers belch odorous fumes as they churn out 10 million litres of beer each year...

    Whether it's beer produced by the crateful in Murree's venerable red brick brewery ? opposite the powerful army's headquarters in Rawalpindi ? or wine discreetly fermented in a bedroom, alcohol sales are booming in "teetotalitarian" Pakistan...

  • Murree with a curry: alcohol sales boom in 'teetotalitarian' Pakistan

    RAWALPINDI: At Murree Brewery, home of Pakistan's national lager, vintage copper boilers belch odorous fumes as they churn out 10 million litres of beer each year...

    Whether it's beer produced by the crateful in Murree's venerable red brick brewery ? opposite the powerful army's headquarters in Rawalpindi ? or wine discreetly fermented in a bedroom, alcohol sales are booming in "teetotalitarian" Pakistan...

  • Murree with a curry: Pakistan alcohol booms

    RAWALPINDI: At Murree Bre­wery, home of Pakistan’s national lager, vintage copper boilers belch odorous fumes as they churn out 10 million litres of beer each year...

    Whether it’s beer produced by the crateful in Murree’s venerable red brick brewery — close to the powerful army’s headquarters in Rawa­lpindi — or wine discreetly fermented in a bedroom, alcohol sales are booming in ‘teetotalitarian’ Pakistan...

  • Online hotel booking in Pakistan ‘set to grow’

    KARACHI: When it comes to hotel room booking, Wi-fi is a deal-breaker with 68 per cent of visitors asking for this amenity, followed by 24pc looking for swimming pools and 8pc searching for air-conditioned rooms, according to a report released by hotel booking website Jovago...

    Speaking at the launch of the report, Jovago Managing Direc­tor Nadine Malik said Pakistan’s hospitality industry is set to grow in the years to come and the...

  • Pakistan condemns hotel siege in Mali

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday strongly condemned the terrorist attack and hostage-taking at Radisson-Blu Hotel at Bamako in Mali...

    At least 22 people were killed during the nine-hour siege of the hotel on Friday...

  • Bayern’s Bundesliga title celebrations put on ice after Gladbach draw

    BERLIN: Bayern Munich were forced to wait at least another week for their fourth successive Bundesliga title after they were held 1-1 at home by Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday as Borussia Dortmund kept the title race alive with a 5-1 rout of VfL Wolfsburg...

    The Bavarians, needing to win to clinch their 26th German championship with two games to spare, got off to a great start when Thomas Mueller scored in the sixth minute
  • Coffee shop sealed, ice cream factory rewarded

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) sealed a coffee shop on Mahmood Kasuri Road and awarded Rs25,000 to an ice cream factory during raids here on Tuesday...

    Meanwhile, PFA Director General Noorul Amin Mengal awarded cash to Hico Ice Cream Factory for maintaining hygienic environment...

  • Is the ice breaking with Kabul?

    The meeting between Pakistan’s army chief Qamar Bajwa and Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani over a week ago seemed to have gone off well and hopes were raised that perhaps the ice between both countries might be breaking...

    That opportunity came when a high-level review of the Afghan-Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement was due...

  • Moscow unveils $240m park with tundra, ice cave

    MOSCOW on Monday opened a brand new park to the public just steps from the Kremlin, boasting wonders such as an ice labyrinth, despite criticism over its huge pricetag...

    Zaryadye Park has replaced a gigantic Soviet-era hotel on the banks of the River Moscow, which was demolished in 2006 leaving a lot that stood empty for many years as investors and City Hall clashed over the space, valued at more than $1 billion...

  • FOOD: THE EMPERORS OF ICE CREAM

    With Karachi’s never-ending summers, it’s always good idea to go and cool off with a bowl of ice cream; after all what can be better than indulging oneself with a trip to one’s local parlour? And there’s something about this concoction of cream, sugar and flavouring that’s nostalgic...

    Everyone, after all, has a favourite childhood memory of ice cream — whether that’s buying a choc bar from their local school canteen or heading out...

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