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  • Madhur Jaffrey and her culinary delights

    The audience was taken on a gastronomical journey when London-based chef and cookbook author sat down with 82-year-old Indian award-winning actress, culinary legend and TV personality Madhur Jaffrey in a session titled ‘The Woman Who Took Curry Global’...

    In her 40 years of writing recipes and cookbooks, Madhur told the audience, she had tried and cooked food from almost all over the world...

  • Actor Saeed Jaffrey dies at 86

    NEW DELHI: British Indian actor Saeed Jaffrey, who could play a rustic tobacco vendor or a cuckolded nawab of Lucknow with equal poise, has died following a brain haemorrhage at his London home, his family announced on Monday...

    Jaffrey’s compelling portrayal of Sardar Patel, a Gandhi devotee who had reservations about Jawaharlal Nehru, in Richard Attenborough’s story of Mahatma Gandhi, appears to have fetched a condolence message...

  • Get well soon, Naila Jaffrey

    Naila Jaffrey is one of the finest actresses that Pakistan has produced in the last two decades...

    She has worked in a number of television plays and stage productions, earning many a fan by virtue of her top-notch acting skills and refined diction...

  • EPICURIOUS: MADHUR JAFFREY’S HIRAN KEBAB

    We are currently staying at a farm in Scotland, and our hosts there have a herd of deer...

    Hiran gosht was a great favourite of my father’s, and my mother occasionally smuggled beef — something my father was averse to — to the table under the guise of shikar gosht...

  • Veteran journalist Idrees Bakhtiar passes away in Karachi

    Veteran journalist Idrees Bakhtiar who had remained associated with the Herald and other renowned media outlets in a career spanning decades passed away in Karachi on Wednesday...

    He was admitted to the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) a few days earlier in connection with a heart problem and died at the facility today...

  • Bakhtiar urges govt, opposition to sign charter of economy

    Minister for Planning and Development Khusro Bakhtiar on Sunday urged government and opposition lawmakers to sign a charter of economy in order to prevent Pakistan's return to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for bailout packages in the future...

    The idea of a 'charter of economy', initially proposed by PML-N leader and former finance minister Ishaq Dar in 2017 to "draw up a common economic vision for 2018-2023", was revived by...

  • PML-N wasted $66bn fiscal space: Khusro Bakhtiar

    ISLAMABAD: Declaring former finance minister Ishaq Dar an “economic hitman”, the federal Minister for Planning and Develop­ment, Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, on Sunday acc­used the previous Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) government of failing to utilise $66 billion historic fiscal space to stabilise the national economy...

    Mr Bakhtiar, while taking part in the general debate on the federal budget in the National Assembly, offered to...

  • PML-N wasted $66bn fiscal space: Khusro Bakhtiar

    ISLAMABAD: Declaring former finance minister Ishaq Dar an “economic hitman”, the federal Minister for Planning and Develop­ment, Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, on Sunday acc­used the previous Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) government of failing to utilise $66 billion historic fiscal space to stabilise the national economy...

    Mr Bakhtiar, while taking part in the general debate on the federal budget in the National Assembly, offered to...

  • PML-N wants mills owned by Tareen, Bakhtiar searched

    ISLAMABAD: Alleging that “influential government members are involved in the wheat and sugar mega corruption heist,” the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has called for a ‘thorough search’ of the stocks and record of the mills owned by former secretary general of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Jahangir Tareen and Minister for National Food Security Khusro Bakhtiar...

    PML-N president and Leader of the Opposition in...

  • Shabana, Javed and Baba: finally together

    They are members of an illustrious film family, and yet they haven’t worked together in a movie before...

    Actress par excellence Shabana Azmi, her poetic husband Javed Akhtar and her camera-wielding brother Baba Azmi (cinematographer) have signed a film together...

  • Javed Afridi calls reports about KKR and Zalmi matches 'just speculations'

    Peshawar Zalmi owner Javed Afridi on Thursday retracted an earlier claim that Peshawar Zalmi would play a series of T20 matches with Shah Rukh Khan-owned Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)...

    Earlier in the day, it was reported that Javed Afridi had been congratulated by KKR owner Shah Rukh Khan for winning the Pakistan Super League final, and that Khan had suggested a T20 series between the Knight Riders and Zalmi...

  • 'Pakistan has never seen a crisis worse than the one it is in today': Javed Hashmi

    Never in the country's history has Pakistan faced a worse crisis than the one it faces today, former PML-N leader Javed Hashmi said in a characteristically well-timed press conference on Monday...

    The press conference was called by him to share insights on Pakistan's political and constitutional struggles, his own struggles for democracy and his brief stint with the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)...

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