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  • 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...

  • PPP’s ‘one dress code’ resolution in PA

    LAHORE: The Pakistan People’s Party has submitted a resolution in the Punjab Assembly demanding ‘one dress code’ for both public and private sector schools in Punjab...

    “One dress code in schools is essential because it helps maintain uniformity and equality among the students, irrespective of their family and financial background, color, caste, religion, etc...

  • Diana: fashionista who shook up the royal dress code

    LONDON: Princess Diana revolutionised the royal dress code with the help of some of the world’s greatest designers during a glamorous life that came to a tragic end 20 years ago this month...

    Diana mastered the art of wearing the right dress for the right occasion...

  • Indian airlines blocks woman in short dress from flight

    The woman travelling from the western city of Mumbai to India’s capital New Delhi was not allowed to board on Monday’s flight because her dress was too short, the Indian Express reported...

    An official at IndiGo, who asked not to be named, said that the dress had stopped above the knee, in violation of rules issued to employees and relatives of staff...

  • FBR withheld Rs88bn refunds to dress up collection figures

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) conceded on Thursday it withheld refunds worth Rs88 billion to show feel-good figures of revenue collection during this fiscal year...

    The revelation was made by FBR Chairman Nisar Muhammad Khan before the newly constituted National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance headed by its chairman, MNA Qaiser Ahmad Sheikh
  • UAE tells citizens to avoid national dress while abroad after man held in US

    DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has urged men to avoid wearing the white robes, headscarf and headband of the national dress when travelling abroad, after a businessman visiting the United States (US) was wrestled to the ground and held as suspect belonging to the militant Islamic State (IS) group...

    In a message on a Foreign Ministry Twitter account focusing on citizens travelling abroad, the ministry said on Saturday: "For...

  • Fans dress up as comic book, anime characters for third TwinCon

    TwinCon was started by three students in 2014 who had wanted to provide a platform to comic book lovers, and anime, manga and gaming enthusiasts in Pakistan to come together at an animated art convention...

    The event was recognised as the largest gathering of film and animated art enthusiasts in the country when in April of last year Unicorn Black, the team behind the award winning Burka Avenger series, and Gogi Studios led by...

  • IS imposes ‘Afghan dress’ in Syrian town

    BEIRUT: The militant Islamic State group has imposed an “Afghan-style” dress code on men in its Syrian stronghold Raqa to help its fighters blend into the civilian population, a monitor and activists said on Monday...

    “The Islamic State has imposed Afghan-style dress on residents of Raqa so that informants giving coordinates to the US-led coalition will not be able to distinguish between civilians and fighters,” Observatory director...

  • Should women have to follow dress codes?

    LONDON: Hundreds of working women in Britain have to wear high heels and revealing outfits, dye their hair blonde and constantly reapply make-up due to discriminatory dress codes imposed on them by employers, British parliamentarians said on Wednesday...

    They urged the government to crack down on sexist dress codes and change the law if necessary to make it more effective in protecting workers from gender discrimination and to...

  • Indian minister blames ‘western dress’ for sex attacks

    BANGALORE: An Indian minister faced a severe backlash on Tuesday after he criticised women for dressing “like westerners” at a New Year’s eve celebration where a mob allegedly carried out a series of sex assaults...

    Although police have yet to charge anyone in connection with the violence on Saturday night in Bangalore, local media have carried testimony and photos of victims cowering from their attackers or fleeing for safety
  • Body found with ‘Daesh Al-Bakistan’ written on victim’s dress

    Umer Mubeen Jilani, 33, was kidnapped by seven armed men on June 16, 2014, when he left his house in Garden Town for his office at around 8...

    According to official sources, the following words were written with a black marker on the orange uniform: ‘Daesh Al-Bakistan’, ‘Inspector Umer Mubeen Jilani’ and ‘Tareekh Aghwa (June 16, 2014)’...

  • Skirt-wearing Israeli parliament aides protest dress code

    JERUSALEM: Skirt-wearing Israeli parliament staffers protested dress code rules at the building’s entrance on Wednesday after several of their colleagues were denied entry because their dresses were deemed too short...

    Around 10 to 15 women were denied entry for dress code reasons on Wednesday, but some were later allowed in, staffers said...

  • Syrian refugee tent finds life as dress with a past

    DUBAI: Once home to a family of Syrian refugees, a UN tent has found a new life as a dress still bearing the marks and stains of its past...

    “Dress for Our Time”, the brainchild of fashion designer Helen Storey, has turned a discarded tent from the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan into a hooded dress featured on stage at the Glastonbury Festival and in the conference halls of Dubai...

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