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    Maharishi Vidya Mandir Hyderabad Reviews Of Fifty

  • Vidya Chaplin, sorry Balan

    Here is as intriguing a nugget of info as the actress Vidya Balan herself is...

    Vidya B hasn’t yet responded to the offer, but given her propensity for unconventional roles, she might nod in the affirmative...

  • Vidya Balan plays it safe

    Bollywood A-lister Vidya Balan was supposed to do a film in which she was playing the part of a Hindu poetess, Kamla Das, who converts to Islam...

    ’ To be fair to Vidya B, she had no other option...

  • 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...

  • From the past pages of dawn: 1965: Fifty years ago: Fifty Pakistanis questioned

    KARACHI: About 50 persons, including business executives, professors and students, have so far been questioned during the current probe into surveys conducted by the US Embassy in Karachi and other parts of the country, according to reliable sources...

    The probe ordered by the Government of Pakistan, is still on and more persons who associated themselves with the “unauthorised surveys” are being interrogated by the authorities
  • Meeting reviews development agenda

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Monday stressed the importance of translating the global Post-2015 Development Agenda into well-calibrated national targets...

    The adviser stated this while chairing an inter-ministerial meeting held at the Foreign Office to review the country’s preparations for the Post-2015 Development Agenda set to be adopted during the 70th Session of the United Nations...
  • CM reviews progress on Sahiwal coal power projects

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said the two coal power projects are being set up in Sahiwal to generate 1,320MW electricity from them...

    Presiding over a meeting to review the progress of Sahiwal coal power projects here on Saturday, the chief minister said the promotion of industrial, trade and economic activities was essential for early elimination of energy crisis in the country
  • BBC reviews staff pay over gender gap

    LONDON: The BBC is reviewing employee pay after it was forced to reveal that male stars were paid far more than their female counterparts, damaging the British public broadcaster’s image and angering women employees...

    “These are difficult and often deep-rooted challenges, and they are not unique to the BBC, but I see this as a moment of real opportunity for us,” Director General Tony Hall said in a speech on Wednesday
  • Sindh apex committee reviews implementation of National Action Plan

    KARACHI: The Sindh apex committee meeting on Thursday, chaired by Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, reviewed the implementation of decisions taken earlier regarding the ongoing security operation in Karachi and the National Action Plan (NAP)...

    Director General (DG) Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar briefed the committee on the ongoing security operation in the metropolis
  • CM reviews law, order situation

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting at the Arfa Karim Software Technology Park on Thursday which reviewed an overall law and order situation and security arrangements...

    According to a handout, the meeting decided to expand the scope of use of information technology to the entire province for improving efficiency of police stations and provision of prompt justice to the common man
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