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  • Grapes of Wrath: Wine ferments divisions in China

    AWAT: When Chen Naibao got into the wine business, he left out the pigeon blood and lamb meat that have been hallmarks of vintages in China's Xinjiang region for more than a thousand years...

    The animal parts are usually added to enhance flavour and increase the supposed medicinal qualities of museles, a traditional wine raved about in Tang dynasty poetry and long fermented by local Uighurs, despite the prohibition on alcohol of Muslim...
  • Wheat yield may drop in Lahore, Gujranwala divisions

    “The loss has mainly come from the rice belt; Gujranwala and Lahore divisions (Lahore areas bordering Gujranwala district),” explains an official of the Punjab Agriculture Department...

    Explaining area-wise position, another official of the department says: “Rahim Yar Khan and Rajanpur areas are yielding better than last year; Multan, Bhawalnagar and Sahiwal are almost at the same level as of last year but Gujranwala and Lahore...

  • Blatter comes out fighting despite scandal, divisions

    ZURICH: FIFA president Sepp Blatter came out fighting on Saturday as he began his fifth term in charge of football’s governing body, implying that the US timed the announcement of a major corruption probe to try to scupper his re-election bid...

    The 79-year-old Swiss comfortably won Friday’s vote at a FIFA congress in Zurich, having secured the support of blocks of votes from Asia and Africa, which outweighed dissenters including...
  • Parties face divisions as cantt goes to polls

    RAWALPINDI: As residents of cantonment areas go to the polls today, the three largest mainstream parties that are contesting the polls wrestle with internal divisions over the award of tickets...

    The party also did not announce its candidates in a news conference, as most other parties did, but rather awarded tickets to the candidates by submitting their names to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)...

  • Failure of Syrian diplomacy exposes enduring divisions over Assad

    BEIRUT: While the desperate flight of Syrians from their country’s war was dominating news bulletins this summer, yet another diplomatic push to end the four-year-old conflict was quietly running into the sand...

    That largely unnoticed failure has reinforced the view amongst Syria experts that there is no solution in sight, with one of the biggest obstacles a seemingly unbridgeable international divide over President Bashar al-Assad’s...
  • Controversy over Sindh’s administrative divisions echoes in PA

    They were Pakistan Peoples Party legislators Syed Sardar Shah, Abdul Sattar Rajper, Bahadur Khan Dahri, Fayaz Ali Butt, Nusrat Sultana and Aijaz Shah; Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf lawmakers Dr Seema Zia and Khurram Sherzaman; Amir Haider Shah Sheerazi and Sorath Thebo of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz; Hargun Das Ahuja, Nadeem Rizvi, Mohammad Yousuf Shahwani, Azeem Farooui, Rauf Siddiqui of the MQM, Jam Madad Ali and Mohammad Rashid Shah of...

  • Forensic science agency expands to eight divisions

    LAHORE: Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) has expanded its operation to all eight divisional headquarters of Punjab with a cost of Rs266 million and planned establishing its evidence collection centers in all 36 districts within a year...

    This was stated by experts during the opening session of a two-day DNA Strategy Symposium arranged by the PFSA, in collaboration with the British High Commission, at a local hotel on Monday
  • PTI, PPP fail to take advantage of divisions in PML-N

    MULTAN: Despite divisions within its local ranks, the PML-N is in a strong position in different areas of Multan as the leaderships of both its rivals -- Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and the PPP -- seem unable to put a serious challenge in the upcoming phase of local polls to the ruling party by exploiting the situation...

    He admitted that the party was not in a position to exploit the divisions within PML-N ranks on a large scale,...

  • Nice massacre exposes divisions in French society

    PARIS: The Bastille Day attack in Nice — the third terrorist massacre to hit France in 18 months — has sparked anger and racism, putting further strain on an already tense political atmosphere...

    “What is clear is that it has brought to the surface the fault lines which were always there but which were not so apparent,” said sociologist Michel Wieviorka
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