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  • Finishing touches to renovated Darya Lal mandir

    KARACHI: Hanuman and Ganesh sit peacefully in a small room at the recently renovated Darya Lal mandir at the end of Eduljee Dinshaw Road, as construction workers put the finishing touches to its walls and roof...

    He is busy most of the day attending to worshippers and construction workers who are putting the finishing touches on the mandir’s walls and roof...

  • Ownership of Guru Mandir still contested

    KARACHI: The little-known Bahadur Yar Jang Road, near Quaid-i-Azam’s mausoleum, hosts Gur Mandar, famously known as Guru Mandir, which has hosted many occupants over the years...

    Overshadowed by a huge Sabeel Wali Masjid on the right, Guru Mandir can be easily missed by many...

  • Mandir main mehrab – a temple inside a mosque in Rawalpindi

    Rawalpindi, the abode of the army and the epicentre of the country’s power, is a city that has endured sectarianism and communal violence...

    Yet, it has maintained a symbol of peace in the shape of a temple that stands right at the heart of Jamia Taleem ul Quran Raja Bazaar, one of the oldest and central mosques of the city
  • Rs20m released to renovate Krishna Mandir

    RAWALPINDI: The Punjab government has released Rs20 million to renovate Krishna Mandir in Rawalpindi city, which the local Hindu community has said should be expanded because it cannot currently accommodate worshippers on festivals and religious occasions...

    Krishna Mandir is the only functioning Hindu temple in the twin cities...

  • Scientists emerge from isolation on Hawaii volcano slope

    HONOLULU: Six scientists who were living under a dome on the slopes of a dormant Hawaii volcano for eight months to simulate life on Mars have emerged from isolation...

    Looking out the dome’s porthole windows, all the scientists could see were lava fields and mountains, said University of Hawaii professor Kim Binsted, principal investigator for the study...

  • Attack siren blares in Hawaii for first time since Cold War

    HONOLULU: A siren blared across Hawaii on Friday for the first time since the end of the Cold War in an effort to prepare tourists and residents for a possible nuclear attack from North Korea...

    The state is the first to bring back the Cold War-era warning system, Hawaii emergency management officials said...

  • Solar Impulse leaves Japan for risky flight to Hawaii

    TOKYO: A revolutionary solar-powered aircraft was past “the point of no return” and flying over the Pacific Ocean bound for Hawaii on Monday, on the most ambitious leg of its quest to circumnavigate the globe...

    “No Way Back! This is a one way ticket to Hawaii,” tweeted @solarimpulse...

  • Strong hurricane on track to spare Hawaii

    LOS ANGELES: Hurri­cane Ignacio moved menacingly closer to Hawaii on Sunday but the worst of the powerful storm should spare the American archipelago, according to latest forecasts...

    After initial fears of a Hawaii landfall, the latest reports put the hurricane 430 miles from Hawaii and continuing on a northwest course out to sea, although it will still cause strong winds and rain to drench Hawaii...

  • Solar Impulse grounded in Hawaii for repairs

    WASHINGTON: The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has been grounded in Hawaii, its crew said on Saturday, after a grueling five-day, fuel-less flight across the Pacific Ocean overheated its batteries...

    The airplane took 118 hours to cross from Japan to Hawaii in the most perilous leg of its goal to circumnavigate the globe without a drop of fuel...

  • Hawaii files lawsuit over Trump's revised travel ban

    Hawaii has become the first state to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, saying the order will harm its Muslim population, tourism and foreign students...

    “Hawaii is special in that it has always been non-discriminatory in both its history and constitution,” Attorney General Douglas Chin said...

  • Hawaii judge freezes Trump's revised travel ban

    A federal court in Hawaii on Wednesday halted Donald Trump's revised executive order temporarily closing US borders to refugees and nationals from six Muslim-majority countries, dealing the president a humiliating fresh defeat...

    US District Judge Derrick Watson ruled that the state of Hawaii, in its legal challenge to the order, had established a strong likelihood that the ban would cause “irreparable injury” were it to go ahead... ...

  • Warning of ballistic missile inbound to Hawaii a 'false alarm'

    Social media ignited on Saturday after apparent screenshots of cell phone emergency alerts warning of a “ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii” began circulating, which US officials quickly dismissed as “false”...

    “Hawaii - this is a false alarm,” wrote Democratic Representative Tulsi Gabbard on Twitter...

  • Hundreds of residents flee after volcano eruption in Hawaii

    LOS ANGELES: Hundreds of residents sought shelter on Friday after red-hot lava seeped from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano and plumes of ash and dangerous gases spewed into the air...

    Drone footage of the volcanic eruption on Hawaii’s Big Island showed orange magma gushing up from cracks in the ground in a wooded area...

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