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  • From Viceroy’s House to Rashtrapati Bhavan

    KARACHI: Prof Naman Ahuja gave a fascinating talk titled ‘The Politics of Interior Design’ at the Mohatta Palace museum on Monday evening on the genius of British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens and how the Viceroy’s House that he designed in Delhi saw many a change once it became the Rashtrapati Bhavan (presidential residence) after India’s independence...

    Prof Ahuja, who teaches at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, has put together a...

  • Prawn biryani on the beach

    Flipping through it, I came across a recipe for a prawn biryani...

    But it’s hard to get good local meat in Sri Lanka, so I thought I’d show Nandi, our wonderful housekeeper and cook, how to make a proper biryani...

  • CRICKET: BIRYANI, CURRY AND CRICKET

    He is the host, and his intensity is focused on cooking beef biryani and a chicken curry for his guests...

    But for now, via the medium of a simple plate of biryani and the conversation of grown men, I have come to know that this journey of discovery is not just for me...

  • Khicchdi and biryani

    Describing his experience with two actresses, Ranveer S has been quoted to have said that Priyanka C is like khicchdi and Deepika P is like biryani...

  • Food Stories: Mutton Dum Biryani

    I sat in the January cold of Michigan craving biryani, the painful realisation that my migration from Pakistan had taken me away from most desi delights...

    I rang the doorbell, and auntie warmly welcomed me to a delicious mutton biryani lunch...

  • Biryani on the brain

    India has mind-boggling and palate-numbing versions of the biryani...

    To understand the culinary culture of any state, all one needs to do is to understand how people make their biryani...

  • EPICURIOUS: Biryani versus pilau

    I might have written about my preference for a good pilau over a biryani previously: the former’s subtle fragrance and flavour beats the more robust taste of a biryani any day...

    So the other day, I decided to make fish biryani...

  • A biryani garnished with hate

    WE only learnt after his execution that Ajmal Kasab’s widely reported request for mutton biryani in jail was a myth...

    “Kasab never demanded biryani and was never served by the government,” the prosecutor confessed days after the man was dead...

  • Biryani or cricket?

    BIRYANI or cricket? Which one would you go for? If you are a Karachiite, you can choose both...

    Probably only a citizen of this frenetic metropolis could balance posters and signs for fours and sixes while gnawing chicken legs dotting the flimsy plastic box of steaming biryani...

  • Biryani sales surge as Modi's BJP faces defeat in Delhi polls

    Biryani sales in India's capital New Delhi soared after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a devastating loss in a key state election to the Aam Admi Party (AAP), reported The Economic Times on Tuesday...

    “The Kejriwal government provides biryani to the people sitting at protests at Shaheen Bagh and other places,” Adityanath had said at some election rallies he had addressed in Delhi, it added...

  • Debutant Patel spins India to comfortable win

    HARARE: A superb spell of bowling on debut from young left-arm spinner Axar Patel helped India cruise to a 54-run victory over Zimbabwe in the first Twenty20 International here at the Harare Sports Club on Friday...

    Opener Hamilton Masakadza top-scored with 28 from 24 balls, before he became the first wicket for Patel...

  • This week 50 years ago: Patel Park to be named after Sardar Nishtar

    It was originally known as Patel Park, which, as a couple of history lovers have suggested, was named after the Congress leader Vallabhbhai Patel...

    So, when was Patel Park rechristened? Well, on Nov 9, 1965 the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) called a meeting of its top officials, chaired by the corporation’s vice chairman Hafiz Mohammad Habibullah...

  • PPP leader Patel granted bail

    KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party leader Abdul Qadir Patel, who is a suspect in a terrorism case against former federal minister Dr Asim Hussain, was on Friday granted pre-arrest bail by an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC-II) for one week a day before his meeting with Rangers officials who summoned him for interrogation related to cases against former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain...

    “I am scheduled to meet the Rangers tomorrow...

  • Ex-PPP lawmaker Qadir Patel grilled to trace links with Lyari gangs

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, grilled former Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) legislator and Karachi president Abdul Qadir Patel for nearly eight hours on Thursday to trace his alleged links with Lyari gangs and evidence of his role in facilitating medical treatment of suspected gangsters allegedly at the hospitals owned by Dr Asim Hussain, former federal minister and close aide of former president Asif Ali Zardari...

    Though there...

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