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    Karachi Picnic Spots In Napa

  • Campaign launched in Hazara to ensure cleanliness at picnic spots

    MANSEHRA: A consortium of nongovernmental organisations and government departments working on environment started a campaign to ensure cleanliness at picnic points in Hazara by launching its activities from Saiful Muluk Lake on Saturday...

    “We have initiated the campaign to clean the tourist spots in Hazara and started our activities from Lake Saiful Muluk which attracts a large number of tourists every year,” Abdul Rasheed, the...

  • 13 students on picnic drown in India

    MUMBAI: A college picnic to the beach turned into a tragedy on Monday when at least 13 students drowned off India’s west coast after they went swimming, police and officials said...

    Inamdar, a trustee at the college, said that the students had been on a picnic to Murud, which had been arranged by the educational institute...

  • KP’s biggest picnic resort in a shambles for seven years

    The biggest recreational picnic resort of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, once the most beautiful and frequented Kund National Park, was destroyed in the flashfloods of July 2010...

    Rahmzada Pehlawan, a diehard fan of natural beauty and picnic resorts, while sharing his views pointed out that the province was a rich treasure trove of natural resorts and picnic sites but the authorities concerned never bothered to take care of them and never took...

  • Seaview beach — the most accessible picnic point in city

    KARACHI: The hustle and bustle associated with a popular spot can be witnessed at the Seaview beach almost every evening...

    What seems to be missing from Seaview and other picnic spots is the erstwhile ubiquitous photographers who offered the visitors instant photos of a particular size for a reasonable price...

  • Citizens told not to picnic around streams on Eid

    ISLAMABAD: With chances of heavy rain during Eid days, the Met Office has warned citizens to be cautious of flash floods and landslides...

    Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) spokesperson told Dawn that there is major risk for those picnicking around nullahs on the second and third days of Eid
  • 30 rescued from flood-hit picnic spot in Harnai

    Over 50 people had gone to Zardalo area on Saturday afternoon for a picnic and some of them climbed the mountains...

    All of a sudden the massive hill torrent hit the picnic spot and picnickers started running helter-skelter to save their lives,” Mohammad Aslam, a survivor, said...

  • EPICURIOUS: THE JOY OF THE PICNIC

    The chicken can now be allowed to cool to room temperature before placing it in the fridge for either a picnic, or for serving at lunch on a warm summer day...

    One memorable picnic was organised by my friend and colleague, the late Benjamin Randle...

  • 35 blind spots identified across Karachi where street crime shows no let-up

    KARACHI: Police have identified 35 blind spots across the city that appear to have eluded the proverbial long arm of law for long as incidents of mobile snatching have shown no let-up at these spots despite two years of the ‘targeted operation’ in the metropolis...

    Police are now working on a plan for 24-hour surveillance of such spots through CCTV cameras and deployment of armed personnel to be managed by public-private partnership,...

  • 60 Karachi areas become ‘hot spots’ for mobile phone snatching

    KARACHI: The Citizens-Police Liaison Committee has identified 60 places in the sprawling metropolis where incidents of street crimes, particularly snatching of mobile phones, have increased alarmingly, it emerged on Sunday...

    Law-enforcement officials believed that with the identification of the 60 “hot spots” the area police could manage to cut the number, if not curb the menace entirely, of street crimes by effective patrolling and...

  • Sangat to celebrate Napa-Texas varsity music collaboration

    KARACHI: A three-year journey of collaboration between the National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) and the Butler School of Music in the University of Texas, Austin, will be celebrated on its culmination in the form of a grand finale on March 20, it emerged on Monday...

    Sangat (association), which is the theme of the musical evening, will allow musicians, singers, arrangers, composers and conductors inspired by different musical...

  • Napa announces Zia Mohyeddin’s next project

    KARACHI: Napa’s next production is what its programme director Arshad Mahmud calls their “best foot forward”, a dramatisation of Maxim Gorky’s play The Philistines...

    Directed by industry veteran Zia Mohyeddin and titled Dhaiti Deewarain, the play is set to be staged at Napa from May 14-31...

  • Napa aims to reclaim cultural space amid growing intolerance

    KARACHI: “The National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) has long been criticised for mostly staging adaptations and translated plays...

    We have decided to address these claims and are introducing a theatre and music series that aims to provide space to original plays and musical performances,” said Zain Ahmed, director of the Napa-I am Karachi Theatre and Music Series, at a press conference on Wednesday...

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