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  • Global Entrepreneurship Summit: Pakistani tech entrepreneur invited by White House

    KARACHI: Pakistani tech entrepreneur, Jehan Ara, has received an invitation from the White House to speak at Stanford University for the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 (GES), according to a post on her organization's Twitter profile...

    Jehan Ara heads [email protected] and its tech incubator 'The Nest I/O', which provides budding entrepreneurs with space, infrastructure, facilities and knowledge sessions as well as access to a...

  • Hyderabad to have another museum as culture dept gets possession of Mukhi House

    HYDERABAD: Mukhi House, built in 1920 by prominent figure of Hyderabad, Mukhi Jethanand, has been handed over to the Sindh government, which will convert it to Hyderabad Museum...

    Speaking to the media, she said that an amount of Rs25 million was being allocated for the repair, rehabilitation and renovation of the proposed museum now when the Mukhi House had formally been handed over to the department...

  • PM’s Rs500m package to make Hyderabad modern city: governor

    KARACHI: Sindh Gover­nor Mohammad Zubair said on Friday the Rs500 million development package anno­u­n­ced by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would prove to be a catalyst in the modernisation of Hyderabad, the second largest city of the province...

    He said at a meeting with Hyderabad Mayor Tay­yab Hashmi and Deputy Mayor Sohail Mashhadi at Gover­nor House that the fed­eral government belie­v­ed in equal development and economic agenda for...

  • ‘Hyderabad city has lost its character’

    An IAS officer of the 1955 batch who retired as chief secretary of a united Andhra Pradesh, he is considered an authority on Hyderabad — its history and culture — and has 14 books to his credit...

    His books on the founder of Hyderabad, the Nizami city, the cantonment of Secunderabad, its rockscape, the jewels of the Nizam or the coffee table book on its foremost photographer, Raja Deendayal, all reveal the depths of his attachment...

  • Burned body of woman found in car near Hyderabad city

    The charred body of a woman was recovered from a burnt car in the early hours of Thursday in the Tando Jam area near Hyderabad...

    According to Senior Superintendent Police Hyderabad Pir Muhammad, it is believed that the woman was murdered and her body was placed in the car which was then driven to a street and set on fire...

  • Rest house upgraded to circuit house

    GUJRAT: The district council rest house has been upgraded to the level of a circuit house and additional bedrooms and other infrastructure will now be built there for temporary stay of government officers and other functionaries...

    The rest house was established by the Gujrat district council around four decades ago and was under its control since then...

  • Avenfield House or ‘tax haven’ house?

    LONDON: The family of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is not the only resident of Avenfield House on London’s Park Lane who bought their properties through offshore companies incorporated in tax havens...

    According to the UK Land Registry record, the majority of flats in Avenfield House are owned by offshore companies incorporated in tax havens like Panama, the British Virgin Islands and Guernsey...

  • Ideas about energy-efficient house, city discussed

    Well, the city needs such housing, it was evident during the round-table conference on ‘Working for energy-efficient Karachi’ organised by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) Sustainable Initiatives and Shehri — Citizens for a Better Environment here on Wednesday...

    She said that in order to build such a house one should first know the climate of the place where it would be located...

  • City heritage under threat: Kapoorthala House residents move LHC against Orange Line

    LAHORE: Residents of Kapoorthala House, a pre-partition locality in Old Anarkali, have challenged acquisition of their properties for “Orange Line Metro Train Project” through a writ petition filed before the Lahore High Court...

    They said major portion of old heritage of the city, including General Post Office (GPO) and some part of Shalamar Gardens and Chauburji were being damaged to accommodate the project...

  • Sindh govt suspends registration of City School, Beacon House over failure to comply with SHC orders

    The Sindh's Directorate of Inspection / Registration of Private Institutions on Thursday suspended the registration of all campuses of The City School and Beacon House School System following their alleged failure to comply with the Supreme Court and the Sindh High Court's (SHC) orders, barring them to increase their tuition fees by more than five per cent...

    The directorate's director general (DG), Dr Mansoob Hussain Siddiqui told...

  • How India's 'Garden City' became garbage city

    Hailed first as the country's Garden City and then its Silicon Valley, drawing in multinational IT firms and their monied executives, today Bangalore is paying a heavy price for its success ? it's a city overflowing with garbage, its infrastructure and waste collection services unable to keep up with decades of unchecked growth...

    Located on a plateau and blessed with a relatively cool climate, the city is dotted with public parks and...

  • Man City dazzle as United held by Hull City

    LONDON: Manchester City turned on the style to dismantle West Ham United 4-0 and revive their fading Premier League title aspirations as Manchester United’s hopes suffered a potentially fatal blow with a goalless home draw against struggling Hull City on Wednesday...

    City produced a scintillating first-half display, scoring three times before the break through Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva and new boy Gabriel Jesus, before Yaya Toure’s...

  • Tech tools helping to combat counterfeiting

    KARACHI: SMS verification/serialisation, Quick Response codes, and colour shifting film are good measures available to help combat counterfeiting in the pharmaceutical industry of Pakistan, said Executive Director Pharma Bureau (PB) Ayesha Tammy Haq on Monday...

    In a statement, she said that although Pakistan has continued its efforts to advance Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) enforcement through raids, seizures, and arrests by...
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