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    Khafif Mehndi Designs 2016 In Pakistan

  • EID: THE CHANGING COLOURS OF MEHNDI

    The applying of mehndi, or henna, becomes imperative and salons all across the country burn the midnight oil on the night before Eid, catering to hundreds of women who turn up en masse for their requisite hand-candy...

    A good amount of traffic crowds around popular salons and the strong smell of mehndi resiliently permeates the air...

  • Pakistan has no aggressive designs, says Basit

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit has said that Pakistan is a peace-loving country and does not have aggressive designs against anyone...

    Mr Basit said the armed forces and the people of Pakistan had demonstrated the spirit of patriotism during the war...

  • Pakistan does not pursue aggressive designs against any nation: PM Nawaz

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressing a National Security Committee meeting focusing on the internal and external security of the country said, "Pakistan does not cherish aggressive designs against any country or nation...

    "Pakistan cannot be cowed down with hollow rhetoric and aggressive posturing," the meeting resolved, adding that the nation stands shoulder-to-shoulder with its armed forces to ensure defence of the country at any...

  • Indian designs to scuttle diplomatic efforts for dialogue unfortunate: Pak envoy

    Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani has called on the US and the international community to help resolve the Kashmir dispute and not allow New Delhi to divert world's attention from the atrocities being committed against civilians in India-held Kashmir...

    “Pakistan's proposal for a strategic restraint regime, based on these three inter-locking elements, remains on the table,” he said...

  • Confessions of former TTP spokesman, Indian spy have 'unveiled India's nefarious designs,' says FO

    Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria on Thursday said revelations made in the confessional statements of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and former Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan have "unveiled India's nefarious designs" in Pakistan...

    "The confessions have proven that India has been involved in supporting terrorist activities in Pakistan," the spokesperson said at the FO's weekly briefing...

  • Govt official in Balochistan's Kharan bans 'beards with designs'

    A government official in Balochistan's Kharan district has banned residents from styling their beards in different designs...

    A handwritten notification issued by Assistant Commissioner Kharan Mohammad Bakhsh Sajidi, dated May 29, says barbers are "strictly barred" from styling customers' beards in different shapes or clipping them into designs...

  • Intelligence agencies working day and night to defeat enemy designs: PM Nawaz

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said Pakistan's intelligence agencies are working day and night to defeat designs of the country's enemies...

    Addressing the National Assembly two days after the carnage at Quetta Civil Hospital, the premier said Pakistan's military and political leadership are on the same page to eradicate the menace of terrorism...

  • SBP designs draft for D-SIBs

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan has designed a framework for identification, regulation/supervision of domestic systemically important banks (D-SIBs) in the country, to ensure financial stability...

  • Karachi's ‘faulty’ road designs causing over 10,000 accidents every year

    KARACHI: Despite some improvement brought about by civic agencies to minimise the risk of traffic accidents, faulty road designs remain one of the major factors contributing to mishaps that need to be effectively addressed in the development and rehabilitation drive continuing across the city these days, experts told Dawn on Tuesday...

    The faulty road designs were responsible for 35 per cent accidents out of the total 30,000-32,000...

  • Rabbani terms Pak-China ties bulwark against western designs

    ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani said on Monday that the Pakistan-China relationship was a bulwark against western designs in the region...

    Speaking as the chief guest at the launch of a report, ‘CPEC: Facts versus Fiction’, he said the western designs in the region included destabilisation through regime change...

  • State executions in Pakistan decreased by 73pc in 2016: Amnesty International

    State executions in Pakistan dropped by 73 per cent in 2016 as compared to the previous year, with over 360 convicts put on death row and more than 87 hanged, rights group Amnesty International said in its latest report released on Tuesday...

    According to the report, Pakistan was joined by Iran, Saudi Arabia and Iraq as one of the countries with the greatest number of state executions in 2016, amounting to 87pc of death sentences...

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