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  • Pindi’s Bank Road revamped as food street

    RAWALPINDI: As the sun began to set over the garrison city, Bank Road in Saddar came alive with the sound of music and the delicious smells wafting from the various food stalls...

    The Bank Road was declared a walking street last week, with the completion of the Saddar food street project...

  • Bangkok bans its street food

    BANGKOK: Authorities in Thailand’s capital are banishing its world-famous street-food vendors as part of a clean-up drive by the military government, outraging foodies and threatening the livelihoods of the road-side cooks...

    Thailand’s street-food hawkers whip up tasty delights, from noodles and fried rice to oyster omelettes, in the blink of an eye, often with little more than a gas-cannister kitchen on a cart...

  • A trip to Rawalpindi’s many colourful food streets

    RAWALPINDI: The lanes of Kartarpura, Shamsabad and Saddar have over the years developed into food streets of sorts and that too, with their separate specialities...

    The many shops in the first street serve more traditional foods including nihari, siri paya and halwa puri, the second is crowded with shops specialising in meat dishes from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan and the third is famous for its chat, desi burgers and gol...

  • Rawalpindi food outlet owners, city officials meet today

    RAWALPINDI: Against the backdrop of the Punjab government’s campaign against unhygienic food outlets, the business leaders have arranged a meeting of their (food outlets) owners and the City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) officials at the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) on Tuesday...

    The district coordination officer (DCO), Sajid Zafar Dall, assistant commissioner, Cantonment, Khalid Goraya and assistant...

  • Paris street ‘named’ after slain Pakistani journalist

    ISLAMABAD: The street that houses the Pakistani embassy in Paris was rena­med in honour of slain Pak­istani journalist Syed Saleem Shehzad in a unique form of protest to mark the Inter­national Day to End Im­punity Against Journalists...

    ”In a statement, the Pakis­tan-based Freedom Network (FN) praised the move, saying, “persistent advocacy will go a long way to keep the flame of fighting impunity [alive] in Pakistan”...

  • ‘Sustainable food production, rational fertiliser use leads to food security’

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan can achieve food security through sustainable food production, food experts at a lecture titled ‘Food Security and Need for Good Agricultural Practices in Crop Production’ said on Monday...

    “Food security is one of the bigger challenges facing the world today,” Charge d’ Affaires at the Embassy of the Netherlands Renate Pors said, adding that though the Netherlands was a small country, it focuses on achieving food...

  • Punjab Food Authority to take steps for provision of quality food items

    RAWALPINDI: Punjab Food Authority (PFA) will declare Rawalpindi as the model city for food safety and measures will be taken so people can get quality food items in the market...

    Talking to Dawn, PFA Chairman Umer Tanveer Butt said the provincial food authority was taking measures for provision of quality food to people including milk, meat and other edibles in the open market...

  • Pakistan’s ‘first’ 3D street artist seeks govt support

    SIALKOT: A local 3D street artist has sought government support and patronage for promotion of 3D art in the country...

    Ahmad further said he had been involved with 3D art since 2010 when a UK-based animator, Abdul Rehman, had encouraged him to explore new vistas of this form of art in Pakistan; and that was when he introduced 3D art in Pakistan...

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