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  • Saudi police detain young woman for removing abaya: media

    Saudi police detained a young woman for violating modesty rules after she removed her abaya, the loose-fitting, full-length robes women are required to wear, on a main street in the capital Riyadh, local media reported on Monday...

    "Police officers have detained a girl who had removed her abaya on al-Tahliya street, implementing a challenge she announced on social media several days ago," the newspaper quoted Colonel Fawaz al-Maiman,...

  • Saudi police detain young woman for removing abaya

    Saudi police detained a young woman for violating 'modesty rules' after she removed her abaya, the loose-fitting, full-length robes women are required to wear, on a main street in the capital Riyadh, local media reported on Monday...

    "Police officers have detained a girl who had removed her abaya on al-Tahliya street, implementing a challenge she announced on social media several days ago," the newspaper quoted Colonel Fawaz...

  • Abaya not mandatory attire for Saudi women, says cleric

    DUBAI: Saudi women need not wear the abaya — the loose-fitting, full-length robe — a senior member of the top clerical body said, another indication of the kingdom’s efforts towards modernisation...

    On his radio programme, Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, said Muslim women should dress modestly, but this did not necessitate wearing the abaya...

  • City School PAF win Karachi Girls Netball Cup in style

    KARACHI: City School PAF Chapter (Blue) proved their superiority by outplaying rivals in both junior (schools) and senior (colleges) categories to win the Karachi Girls Netball Cup here at the PSB Coaching Centre on Thursday...

    In the junior (schools) category, the thrilling final was played between City School PAF Chapter (Blue) and Habib Girls School teams which was won by City School 7-6 to become the champions of Karachi Girls...

  • Karachi Whites retain U-19 crown in style

    KARACHI: In a day/night final that turned into a one-way traffic on Saturday evening in Rawalpindi, Karachi Whites thrashed Karachi Blues by a clinical margin of eight wickets to retain their PCB Inter-region Under-19 One-day Championship title...

    Astutely handled by ex-Pakistan Under-19 head coach Mohammad Masroor, who added another title to his already impressive CV, Karachi Whites were just too strong for their Blues strings on the...

  • STYLE: A SHINY NEW VENEER

    There were a few statements, a smattering of new trends, some memorable moments, glamour and some good old-fashioned tamasha...

    The grandeur of the previous venue, Falettis Hotel, was replaced by the glossy new Nishat Emporium and the catwalk was brought down to eye-level a la international events...

  • STYLE: THE NEW BENCHMARK

    In an ode to Karachi’s Zainab Market, the designer flirted with denims, kitschy imagery and all the colours of the rainbow...

    In a brilliant debut, Khaadi introduced its upcoming new line Chapter 2 which had the brand returning to its roots with indigenous hand-woven fabric...

  • New Google CEO Pichai made ascent with low-key style and technical chops

    SAN FRANCISCO: A low-key style and an unusually firm handle on diplomacy propelled new Google chief executive Sundar Pichai to the top of the search engine giant, former colleagues said, cementing his successes such as creating the Chrome browser...

    As part of a major overhaul of its operating structure, Google said on Monday it was creating a new holding company called Alphabet...

  • Clarke opts for new-style helmet

    BIRMINGHAM: The injury suffered by team-mate Chris Rogers has finally convinced Australia captain Michael Clarke to wear one of the new-look helmets developed following the death of Phillip Hughes, he said on Tuesday...

    Rogers, struck by a James Anderson bouncer while making a Test-best 173 during Australia’s 405-run win over England at Lord’s this month, credited the new stem guard with preventing a more serious injury...

  • Cook can build on England’s new style: Strauss

    LONDON: England team director of cricket Andrew Strauss has backed Alastair Cook as the right man to lead the national team this summer and to adapt his captaincy to the style of cricket played against New Zealand in the recent ODI series that has recaptured the public’s imagination...

    “I think Alastair is at a phase of his career where he is not afraid to try new things to try and get success,” said the former England captain...

  • New Zealand win tour opener in style

    CANBERRA: New Zealand’s Black Caps launched their Australian tour with a thumping 102-run win over the Prime Minister’s XI in a one-day game here at Manuka Oval on Friday...

    Boult finished with three wickets for 27 and James Neesham claimed three for 23 as the New Zealand bowlers dismissed the PM XI for 205 off 45...

  • India thump New Zealand to celebrate 500th Test in style

    KANPUR: India celebrated their 500th test in style when they overcame New Zealand’s final dogged resistance with mesmeric spin and masterful swing to claim the series opener by 197 runs on Monday...

    New Zealand were always going to do well to manage anything more than delaying the Indian celebrations when they resumed on 93 for four in their pursuit of an improbable 434-run victory target on a track offering generous spin and...

  • FBI report claims teen planned Paris-style attacks in New York

    ISLAMABAD: A US citizen of Pakistani origin was planning to carry out Paris-style attacks on “heavily populated areas” in New York City, revealed a report shared by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) with Pakistani authorities...

    The FBI report, handed over to the interior ministry for extradition of the 18-year-old suspect Talha Haroon, says that he, along with his co-conspirator and an undercover FBI agent, “plotted to...

  • UK plans 1980s’ style sale of Lloyds shares to Britons

    LONDON: Britain will launch a sale of shares in Lloyds to private retail investors in the next 12 months in what is expected to be the biggest privatisation since Margaret Tha­tcher’s government sold off assets in the 1980s...

    It has also extended a facility enabling it to sell more shares in the bank to financial institutions as it disposes of its remaining stake of less than 19 per cent in the bailed-out lender, worth about 12 billion...
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