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  • Dharamsala: The sleepy hill station which will host the Pakistan-India firecracker

    MUMBAI: The sleepy hill station of Dharamsala will host arch-rivals India and Pakistan at next year's cricket World Twenty20, while the final will be staged at the historic Eden Gardens in Kolkata, India, organisers said Friday...

    India versus Pakistan is set to be one of the most anticipated clashes of the tournament but fans could find tickets hard to come by, with organisers overlooking larger stadiums in favour of Dharamsala, home...

  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • Gorakh hill station to be provided with solar energy

    KARACHI: Sindh minister for culture, tourism and antiquities Syed Sardar Ali Shah has announced that Gorakh hill station will be provided with solar energy in an attempt to promote the key tourist spot of Sindh...

    It was decided at the meeting that the hill station’s current eight tourist huts would be provided with solar energy and so he directed the GHDA authorities to prepare a plan for establishing a solar power plant...

  • Footprints: The hill of silence

    I have brought design and architecture students, practising professionals and history and culture buffs who wanted to learn about Makli within the framework of Pakistan’s historical identity,” he explains...

    As the inspection teams start to file out from the site, and visitors are done taking photos of the ruins, silence once again returns to Makli Hill — a silence that is welcomed, no doubt, by its original inhabitants...

  • Ennis-Hill set for Austria return

    LONDON: Jessica Ennis-Hill will take part in her first heptathlon since winning gold at the 2012 London Olympics when she competes in the biggest multi-discipline meeting of the year in Austria on May 30-31...

    Ennis-Hill says she feels good enough to compete in the Combined Events Challenge meeting in Gotzis, where she will bid to gain enough points to be eligible to defend her Olympic title next year in Rio de Janeiro...

  • Medium flood in Indus; hill torrents strike Rajanpur

    The district often faces hill torrents in Kaha Sultan and Chhachhar in the west, with floods in the Indus inundating its riverine areas from the east...

    A few days ago, hill torrents in Kaha Sultan and Chhachhar were recorded at 45,000 cusecs as a result of heavy rains in Balochistan and on the Sulaiman mountain range, while there was a medium-level flood in the Indus in Rajanpur district...

  • A million revellers at Notting Hill Carnival

    LONDON: Around a million people are expected to attend the Notting Hill Carnival, a celebration of Caribbean culture which sees colourful floats and sound systems filling west London’s streets, from Sunday...

    The Notting Hill Carnival started in the 1960s, when the area had a high population of immigrants recently arrived from the Caribbean and was notorious for its slums — a far cry from today when it is one of London’s most...

  • Ancient hamlet ravaged by hill torrent

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: High flood in Wador hill torrent on Sunday devastated ancient hamlet Wador in arid zone of the district while, according to flood victims, the district government did not issue any warning to residents...

    The hill torrent is named after the ancient village...

  • Hill torrents devastate Isakhel tehsil

    MIANWALI: Hill torrents on Monday devastated Isakhel tehsil owing to torrential rains on surrounding mountains...

    Various hill torrents of Isakhel tehsil locally known as ‘Barooch’, ‘Rakka’ and ‘Lunda’ have destroyed crops on thousands of acre land besides inundating residential localities of various mauzas...

  • Namal valley ravaged by hill torrents

    The hill torrents in Isakhel tehsil washed away the inter-province road at Tarag, Qamar-Mushani and Jalalpur...

    In Mianwali tehsil, the hill torrents emerging out of Salt Range devastated large areas of Namal valley in Chakrala area...

  • PM to inaugurate Sangla Hill interchange today

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate the Sangla Hill interchange on Pindi Bhattian-Faisalabad Motorway (M-4) on Friday (today)...

    The interchange will link adjoining areas of Sangla Hill to the National Highway and motorway network for agricultural and industrial development in the area...

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