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  • FIFA says Nobel Center withdrawal “isn’t fair play”

    ZURICH: FIFA reacted with bitterness on Tuesday over the Nobel Peace Center’s plan to end cooperation over the Handshake for Peace initiative, saying the decision was “not fair play” and obstructed anti-discrimination...

    “We are disappointed to have learned from the media about the Nobel Peace Center’s intent to terminate the cooperation with FIFA on the Handshake for Peace initiative,” said FIFA in a statement...

  • Explosion in Bogota shopping center kills three, wounds nine

    Three women were killed and nine wounded after an explosive device detonated in a restroom in a busy upscale shopping centre in Colombia's capital on Saturday...

    The Andino shopping mall in an exclusive area of Bogota was evacuated after the blast, which occurred around 5 pm local time in the women's toilet
  • Hockney presents ‘Bigger Book’ at world’s largest book fair

    FRANKFURT: David Hockney presented the largest book ever devoted to his art on Tuesday, a limited-edition volume costing $2,500 that spans more than 60 years of work by one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century...

    “David Hockney: A Bigger Book” — a collaboration with publisher Taschen —weighs 35 kg (77 pounds), measures 50 by 70 cm (20 by 28 inches) when closed and comes with its own custom-made stand...

  • Council of Islamic Ideology terms certain sections of NAB law 'un-Islamic'

    The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Thursday termed some sections of the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999, as going against the Shariah...

    Addressing a press conference on Thursday, chairman of the CII, Dr Qibla Ayaz, said the council held a two-day-long meeting during which it concluded that sections 14-D, 15-A and 26 of the NAO were un-Islamic...

  • Karachi International Book Fair begins tomorrow

    KARACHI: The 13th Karachi International Book Fair organised by the Pakistan Publishers and Booksellers Association (PPBSA) in collaboration with the National Book Foundation will begin on Dec 7 and close on Dec 11 at the Expo Centre...

    In the beginning it had sought help from the media to arrange a book fair of international standard in the country...

  • Team Muhafiz: At Karachi Central Jail, a comic book helps those who need it most

    This is why when Imran Azhar, the CEO of Azcorp Entertainment, was launching a comic book revolving around teenage Pakistani heroes, he decided that the first people to get a look at the book should be those who need it most...

    The soft launch of the first chapter of local upcoming comic book Team Muhafiz took place last week at the Youthful Offenders Industrial School (YOIS) located in the Karachi Central Jail, where teenage inmates...

  • Five-day Karachi book fair gets under way

    KARACHI: The hunger for books was apparent in everyone as the doors of the 11th Karachi International Book Fair (KIBF) opened to the general public at the Expo Centre on Thursday afternoon...

    Among the first visitors to the annual five-day book fair on the inaugural day were women of all ages and tastes in reading, children, especially students, and elderly folks...

  • Book on Lyari sparks debate on old Karachi’s political history

    KARACHI: Speakers discussed the past and present of Lyari, from being cradle of the mainstream politics to turning into a crime-infested gangland at the launch of a semi-autobiographical book written by veteran journalist Latif Baloch...

    Book Lyari ka muqadma sparked a thought-provoking debate on the issue of Balochistan on the larger scope in which many speakers said the persistent insurgency and fragile security situation in the...

  • Closing the book on the 8th Karachi Literature Festival

    KARACHI: As dusk fell over the port city on Sunday, the book readings, discussions and other learned sessions going on in the different rooms and halls of the Beach Luxury Hotel for the last three days were wrapped up...

    As the carpets were being rolled up, the chairs stacked up and books about to be piled up and packed into boxes to be moved back to bookshops and godowns, the entire crowd tried to fit under a huge tent in the hotel...

  • Police book presiding officer in Karachi over charges of impersonation, forgery

    Karachi police on Monday booked a presiding officer over charges of impersonation, forgery and cheating on the orders of a judge of City Courts, said City Zone SSP Dr Samiullah Soomro...

    Police have invoked Sections 419, 420, 468, 471 and 34 of the Pakistan Penal Code against DMC West Zone official Waheedullah, who was appointed as the presiding officer of PS-93 and PS-95 in Korangi district...

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