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  • REVIEW: Startling images:Dehshat Kay Mausam Main Likhi Nazmain

    Ravish Nadeem’s Dehshat Kay Mausam Main Likhi Nazmain moves away from this trend; instead of far-fetched blurbs, the back of the book is adorned with a small poem which describes Nadeem’s relationship with his poetry...

    Dehshat Kay Mausam Main Likhi Nazmain(POETRY)By Ravish NadeemIlqa Publications, LahoreISBN 978-969640021993pp...

  • Pemra orders suspension of Zara Hut Kay for three days

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has ordered the suspension of Zara Hut Kay, a Dawn News programme, for three days with effect from Wednesday (March 22)...

    Mr Zaidi and the two other presenters of Zara Hut Kay, Wusatullah Khan and Zarrar Khuhro, were given show cause notices by Pemra for making comments on a reference pending before the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) against Justice Shaukat Aziz...

  • GARDENING: THE FLOWER THAT EATS UP BEES

    I liked the roses but have to admit that it was the ‘antirrhinums’ that really stirred my soul, not for their intricate and fascinating blooms (that enduring fascination developed later), but for the fat and furry bumble bees which insistently pried the petals open before disappearing into the flowers’ throats...

    Until then I had not seen carnivorous plants and hence thought that the flowers ate the bees...

  • Decline of bees threatens crop output, says UN

    KUALA LUMPUR: Many species of bees, butterflies and other creatures that are vital to agricultural pollination are threatened with extinction, posing risks to major world crops and global biodiversity, a UN body said on Friday...

    “Many wild bees and butterflies have been declining in abundance, occurrence and diversity at local and regional scales in Northwest Europe and North America,” said an assessment by the Intergovernmental...

  • Egyptian man grows ‘beard of bees’

    SHEBIN EL KOM (Egypt): Mohamed Hagras stands barechested as dozens of honeybees congregate around his face, eventually forming what he calls the “Beard of Bees”...

    The 31-year-old engineer-turned-beekeeper has been doing this for years both competitively — he fondly recalls a Canadian model’s “Bikini of Bees” at a beekeeping event — and as an effort to educate Egyptians on the usefulness of bees...

  • Situationer: Helping bees to help us

    “IT is so amazing what bees do,” said Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam at the launch of the ‘Billion Tree Honey’ programme in Islamabad recently...

    “Bees have evolved to become the most efficient insects to pollinate plants and, in this task, they reign supreme,” the PM’s aide went on to say...

  • CITIES: A KARACHI BY ANY OTHER NAME

    Defining Karachi is always difficult...

    Is it a port city or an industrial hub? Can Karachi best be described as the city of Urdu speakers or is it actually a mini Pakistan? The truth is that Karachi is so large in terms of both area and population, that its neighbourhoods can easily be thought of as distinct towns, each with its own subculture and history...

  • Analysis: In the name of Karachi

    KARACHI: With the so-called “million march” of the Pak Sarzameen Party, held on May 14, unable to make a major impact, this season of protests, public meetings and sit-ins in the name of rights for the people of Karachi is coming to an end as political parties will pause for breath in the month of Ramazan...

    The parties, whether ruling or in opposition, are trying to entice voters by holding sit-ins, taking out rallies and organising...

  • Imran for including his name alongside PM in ToR

    SIALKOT: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has offered himself to be probed alongside the prime minister for financial matters if a judicial commission on the Panama Papers is set up...

    He told reporters at the factory of PTI leader Umer Dar here on Friday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family were actively involved in money laundering and had several offshore companies
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