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  • Satellite yields stunning 3-D map of Milky Way

    PARIS: Europe’s Gaia satellite has produced a “stunning” 3-D map, published on Wednesday, of more than a billion stars in our Milky Way galaxy, complete with their distance from Earth, their colour, and their motion through space...

    Its first map was published in September 2016, with about 1...

  • KMC restrained from razing wedding lawn

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Monday restrained the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation from razing a wedding lawn in Bahadurabad...

    A two-judge bench headed by Justice Syed Hasan Azhar Rizvi gave the restraining order on a petition filed by Orenz Events Management Company against the civic authorities apprehending that they would demolish its lawn...

  • 10 alternatives to lawn this summer

    If you actually manage to get your tailor to stitch your lawn, designer lawn has its perks...

    Sania MaskatiyaSania Maskatiya’s lawn for Al-Karam is one of this year’s major hits but her signature cotton prêt range at her own store is also brilliant...

  • In style: Fashion week’s ‘lawn’ side

    After all, that’s the way lawn is popularly worn in Pakistan...

    The Sana Safinaz lawn catalog always looks fantastic and when Sania Maskatiya’s lawn line for Al-Karam walked the catwalk at TFPW a few weeks ago, it took the fabric to a high-fashion level...

  • Spot the fake: The Kapoor sisters join the lawn wars

    In a strange twist of events, both sisters can be seen advertising the same lawn print — one’s wearing the original, the other, the replica...

    “Kareena Kapoor is our brand ambassador for Crescent Lawn and before her, it was Karisma,” says Faraz, the designer behind the hit Crescent Lawn...

  • ‘Great job,’ Trump tells 11-year-old boy mowing White House lawn

    WASHINGTON: An 11-year-old boy earned a “great job” and a high five from US President Donald Trump for mowing the White House lawn on Friday...

    Frank Giaccio, from Falls Church, Virginia, wrote the president earlier this year saying that he owned his own lawn-mowing business and it would an “honour” to mow the White House lawn...

  • ADVERTISING: THE MARKETING THAT MAKES LAWN

    You may or may not love luxury lawn but living in Pakistan, you can’t ignore it...

    If you live in Karachi, you’re currently exempted from lawn sirens staring enticingly at you from billboards dotted all about the skyline...

  • How to ‘kill’ a lawn

    Severe water shortages over the last few months will, it is hoped, have encouraged at least some lawn lovers to give serious consideration to the sensibility of retaining what are, to put it bluntly, climatically unsuitable monsters — lawns...

    If you happen to be one of those gardeners who are pondering what to do about your lawn, then please do not despair...

  • First person: Lawn, lookalikes and politics

    There’s no other way that she can manage her thriving business for bridal wear, luxury pret and lawn at her label Elan alongside being the creative head at fledgling high-street label Sapphire...

    Her design teams have carte blanche to flit to her whenever necessary and focus ricochets from the luxurious mass-centric realms of the upcoming designer lawn to the pretty but less formal unstitched variety at Sapphire; the quirky...

  • Grazing in the lawn

    KARACHI: Advertisements, brand catalogues, exhibitions, crazed shoppers, rip-offs, races to tailors … yes, it is that time of the year when markets are flooded with lawn fabric...

    Every woman goes shopping for lawn...

  • Get off my lawn! Pokemon Go tests global property laws

    LONDON: Within one week in July the Sydney suburb of Rhodes was transformed from a quiet neighbourhood to what resident Joyce Wong described as a “place of carnage” with hundreds of people wandering around like “zombies”...

    “The car hooting noise was incessant, on weekends you felt like you were under siege and the rubbish and litter all over the public areas was terrible,” she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by email from her home...
  • Lawn ‘wars’ in apparel market

    With summer just around the corner, large billboards featuring famous models brandishing lawn brands have appeared on major thoroughfares in cities across the country...

    A long and crazy lawn war is about to ensue with top brands scrambling to boost their share through an aggressive and expensive media campaign in an estimated Rs50bn lawn market...

  • Nawaz Sharif provided a cook, lawn to walk in at Adiala jail: officials

    Punjab Information Minister Ahmed Waqas Riaz on Wednesday said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is being provided all the facilities that he is entitled to while serving his 10-year sentence in Adiala jail, Rawalpindi...

    The ousted prime minister was shifted to the jail on July 13 and was assigned the 'Better Class' category of the jail the next day, July 14, Riaz told a press conference
  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Myanmar's startups map past, shape future with virtual reality

    Gasps echo across the hall as the Myanmar school kids trial virtual reality goggles, marvelling at a device that allows some of Asia's poorest people to walk on the moon or dive beneath the waves...

    “In Myanmar, we can't afford much to bring students to the real world experience,” beamed Hla Hla Win, a teacher and tech entrepreneur taking virtual reality into the classroom
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