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  • Millennia-old mummy found in Egypt tomb

    CAIRO: Spanish archaeologists have discovered a millennia-old mummy in “very good condition” near the southern Egyptian town of Luxor, the antiquities ministry said on Sunday...

    The mummy had been bound with linen stuck together with plaster...

  • Archaeologist narrates tale of fake Persian mummy

    KARACHI: “If no one was buying, people wouldn’t dig it out,” pointed out well-known archaeologist and museologist Dr Asma Ibrahim during her interesting talk on ‘Illicit trade in antiquities: the tale of the Persian Mummy’ as part of the Aga Khan University’s Special Lecture Series on Tuesday...

    Large collections of sculptures have been smuggled out of Pakistan this way and have been sold at Christie’s auctions...

  • Israel to display ancient mummy with modern-day afflictions

    JERUSALEM: Israel’s national museum is set to display a 2,200-year-old Egyptian mummy of a man who was afflicted with some modern-day illnesses such as osteoporosis and tooth decay, the museum said on Tuesday...

    The mummy is the only such relic in Israel, named the “Protective Eye of Horus,” after a pharaonic deity...

  • Glaring financial irregularities found in Pakistan’s UK mission

    ISLAMABAD: Federal auditors have pointed out a number of serious natures of financial and administrative irregularities in the books of the Pakistan High Commission in London, and its three consulates elsewhere in the United Kingdom...

    In one incident, auditors reported that 21 visa stickers — Serial Nos VG811680 to VG811700 — were found to be missing from the official record...

  • Karachi to Umerkot: The ‘real’ Pakistan found outside the beaten tracks

    Mind you, this ethnic diversity is absent in large cities but characterises many towns in Pakistan; more so in rural Sindh and parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and it has done so for centuries...

    We seem to be disconnected from, if not oblivious to, the real Pakistan; the one outside the beaten tracks and urban centres of Karachi, Multan, Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar...

  • ‘NZ would’ve found it tough against Pakistan at neutral venue’

    KARACHI: Country’s top tennis player Aqeel Khan said had the Pakistan-New Zealand Davis Cup Asia Oceania Zone Group I second-round relegation playoff tie been played at a neutral venue, preferably in Colombo, the results would have been different...

    According to the draws, Pakistan play Iran in the Group II opener from Feb 3...

  • 'I thought of my own son': Turkish policeman who found Aylan Kurdi

    ISTANBUL: A Turkish police officer who was pictured picking up the lifeless body of three-year-old Syrian refugee Aylan Kurdi — whose death pricked the world's conscience — said he thought of his own son when he saw the toddler on the beach...

    Speaking to Turkey's Dogan news agency, Mehmet Ciplak recounted how he prayed the little boy was still alive as he walked towards him and scooped him up from the water's edge
  • Drugs found to tackle deadly ‘brain-eating’ amoeba

    KARACHI: After conducting a series of research projects for five years, doctors at the Aga Khan University (AKU) have found a diverse group of drugs effective against Naegleria fowleri (N...

    Of them, three have been found to be effective,” said Dr Khan, adding that the drugs would hopefully be used to treat humans infected with N...

  • Amicus curiae tells high court: Train project can be stopped if found to be against law, rights

    LAHORE: Supreme Court Bar Association President Syed Ali Zafar told the Lahore High Court on Tuesday that Orange Line Metro Train project could be stopped if the court found it contrary to law and fundamental rights of the citizens...

    He explained that the court could stop any development project if found contrary to the Constitution/law, fundamental rights and if the urban development violated basic and desirable features of an...

  • Three clerics held: Boy found raped, murdered in seminary

    SIALKOT: After a 15-year-old boy was found murdered at a local seminary on Monday, police arrested three clerics of the religious school for killing the boy after subjecting him to rape...

    The body of victim Abdul Rehman was found in a pool of blood in the courtyard of the mosque-cum-seminary, Madressah Jamia Masjid Pir Mehar Ali Shah, located in Islamnagar locality, by his fellow students when they woke up early morning for Fajr...

  • 13 bodies found on Malaysian beach

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police said 13 bodies, believed to be of Indonesian illegal immigrants, were found washed ashore after their boat capsized in bad sea conditions...

    He said that authorities found an overturned wooden boat not far from the beach, which had likely capsized before dawn...

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