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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’...

  • 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...

  • EPICURIOUS: MADHUR JAFFREY’S HIRAN KEBAB

    Meanwhile, I flipped through Madhur Jaffrey’s Ultimate Curry Bible...

    Quite apart from the wide range of recipes she has included, Ms Jaffrey has explored the geographical spread of our extensive desi cuisine from Japan to New York...

  • 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...

    Bakhtiar was awarded the Pride of Performance Award (Tamgha-i-Husn-i-Karkardagi) by the Government of Pakistan two years ago...

  • 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...

    During his address in parliament today, Bakhtiar sought joint action from parliamentarians to save the economy, reminding lawmakers that when the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government came...

  • 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...

  • '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)...

  • Indian poet Javed Akhtar, film star Shabana Azmi arrive in Pakistan to attend Faiz festival

    Punjab Minister for Information and Culture Fayyazul Hassan Chohan on Friday said the current visit of noted Indian poet Javed Akhtar along with his wife, film star Shabana Azmi, to Pakistan would open new doors of peace for Pak-India relationships...

    In a meeting with the Indian celebrity couple, who are in Pakistan to attend the “4th Faiz International Festival”, Chohan said both the neighbouring countries should work together “in...

  • PSL: ‘Peshawar is close to my heart,’ says team owner Javed Afridi

    KOLKATA: The Peshawar franchise in the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) has the potential to be both a profit centre as well as a platform for corporate branding, says its owner...

    “A franchise cricket team in Pakistan carries enormous potential both in terms of ROI (Return on Investment) and ROO (Return on Objective),” says Javed Afridi, CEO-HNR Company (Haier Manufacturing Unit)...

  • NBP president, Javed Kayani record statements before NAB in Sharif, Dar references

    National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) President Saeed Ahmed and Javed Kayani, a friend of Nawaz Sharif, appeared before a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) investigation team in Lahore on Monday to record their statements in the ongoing references against Ishaq Dar's assets and the Sharifs' Avenfield properties in London, DawnNews reported...

    "The previously-opened foreign currency accounts of Saeed Ahmed, one of the former directors of...

  • Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal appointed NAB chairman

    The government on Sunday issued a notification confirming the appointment of retired justice Javed Iqbal as chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), DawnNews reported...

    The notification announcing the appointment of Javed Iqbal was issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice...

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