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  • Fall-off in Indian weddings bodes ill for jewellers, gold

    This bride was lucky because many other weddings will likely be postponed - to the dismay of the country's jewellers...

    “Jewellery demand could drop by 30 per cent (year-on-year) in the second half due to fewer weddings,” said Prithviraj Kothari, vice president of India Bullion & Jewellers' Association (IBJA)...

  • Indian jewellers pull ‘racist’ ad featuring Aishwarya Rai

    A national English newspaper published the Kalyan Jewellers’ advertisement last week that showed a fair Bachchan bejewelled and decked in Indian regal attire, reclining under a parasol held by dark-skinned child...

    The jewellers apologised, saying the ad was “intended to present the royalty, timeless beauty and elegance”...

  • Passerby burnt during jewellers’ protest

    Around 250 jewellers, led by the president of the jewellers’ association, Khawaja Sohail Sadiq, gathered on the road carrying placards inscribed with demands for the arrest of the robbers who took away about three kilogrammes of gold jewellery from a shop at Sarafa Bazaar on Wednesday night...

    The president of the jewellers’ association said: “Police have been doing nothing for the arrest of the culprits and the recovery of the...

  • Jewellers announce opposition to Indian trade fair

    LAHORE: Lahore Sarafa and Jewellers Association have opposed the upcoming Indian Jewellery Show being held in first week of next month here, with the collaboration of Saarc Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)...

    In a joint statement, the association’s President Hafiz Mohammad Ahmed, chairman Haji Afzal, SVP Shehzad Iqbal and general secretary Tahir Mehmood Bhatti said that 12th Saarc...

  • I’m a certified Grammar Nazi, and I couldn’t pass IELTS

    Nothing wrecks an English writer’s pride – his “unfaltering” confidence in his own pen – like being made to repeat an internationally acclaimed English language test due to an insufficient score...

    IELTS, which stands for International English Language Testing System, meticulously examines one’s language skills for the purpose of working or studying in certain English-speaking countries; notably Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom
  • Karachi operation is completely apolitical, stresses Corps Commander Karachi

    KARACHI: Corps Commander Karachi Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar said Saturday that the Karachi operation is completely apolitical, adding that it will continue without any discrimination...

    Speaking at a seminar organised by the National Defence University at a private hotel in Karachi, the corps commander said, "I assure citizens that our struggle against terrorism will continue unabated...

  • COVER: The heart of Karachi: Karachi Raj By Anis Shivani

    IN his debut novel Karachi Raj, erstwhile critic Anis Shivani depicts a year’s worth of Karachi life as viewed from the differing perspectives of an American anthropologist and a couple of individuals living in the low-income district of the Basti...

    Shivani’s first foray into the realm of fiction intrinsically grapples with an immensely complex topic — the stratified social layers of which Karachi life is composed...

  • Karachi notebook: Is a ‘Naya’ Karachi possible?

    But for the residents of Karachi, the question on everyone’s minds is: will Naya Pakistan also mean a Naya Karachi?By Naya Karachi one does not mean New Karachi, the neighbourhood on the northern tip of the metropolis beyond North Karachi...

    By Naya Karachi, one means a revived, clean and crime-free megacity that can be regenerated from the endless urban sprawl that currently exists...

  • PSP chief accepts Karachi mayor’s offer to help clean Karachi, seeks his removal

    KARACHI: The ongoing war of words between Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) chairman Mustafa Kamal took an intriguing turn on Monday when the city custodian “designated” the latter as “Project Director Garbage on voluntary basis” to clean the city...

    “I, being Mayor of Karachi, hereby designate Syed Mustafa Kamal as Project Director Garbage on [a] voluntary basis with immediate effect until further order,” said...

  • PTI being used in Karachi by-polls, says Hashmi

    MULTAN: Veteran politician Javed Hashmi said the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is being used in the Karachi by-elections by the forces looking for a solution to the issues of the city...

    “However, the result cannot be predicted as the forces looking to find a solution to Karachi’s problems are once again using the PTI in the by-elections and only God knows what will be the results,” he said...

  • Rise in street crime in Karachi in first 10 days of Ramazan

    KARACHI: As law enforcement agencies count successes in ongoing operation against terrorists, banned outfits and militant wings of political and religious organisations, Karachiites face a sudden rise in street crimes, which has cost four lives so far during the first 10 days of Ramazan and raised fears for the days ahead...

    In 2015, both the security agencies and business community had broken the good news to nation that the...

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