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    Population Of Old City Hyderabad

  • PM’s Rs500m package to make Hyderabad modern city: governor

    KARACHI: Sindh Gover­nor Mohammad Zubair said on Friday the Rs500 million development package anno­u­n­ced by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would prove to be a catalyst in the modernisation of Hyderabad, the second largest city of the province...

    He said at a meeting with Hyderabad Mayor Tay­yab Hashmi and Deputy Mayor Sohail Mashhadi at Gover­nor House that the fed­eral government belie­v­ed in equal development and economic agenda for...

  • ‘Hyderabad city has lost its character’

    An IAS officer of the 1955 batch who retired as chief secretary of a united Andhra Pradesh, he is considered an authority on Hyderabad — its history and culture — and has 14 books to his credit...

    His books on the founder of Hyderabad, the Nizami city, the cantonment of Secunderabad, its rockscape, the jewels of the Nizam or the coffee table book on its foremost photographer, Raja Deendayal, all reveal the depths of his attachment...

  • Burned body of woman found in car near Hyderabad city

    The charred body of a woman was recovered from a burnt car in the early hours of Thursday in the Tando Jam area near Hyderabad...

    According to Senior Superintendent Police Hyderabad Pir Muhammad, it is believed that the woman was murdered and her body was placed in the car which was then driven to a street and set on fire...

  • 12-year-old's marriage to 55-year-old man prevented in Sukkur

    An attempt to marry a 12-year-old girl to a 55-year-old man was thwarted by Sukkur police on Saturday, according to SSP Mohammad Amjad Shaikh...

    According to details provided by the SSP, the police had been tipped off that a minor was being married in the Micro Colony area of the city, following which he immediately directed New Pind police officials to conduct a raid...

  • 14-year-old Hindu girl married off to 55-year-old man recovered by Thar police

    A police team conducted a raid in Sindh's Tharparkar district on Saturday, recovering a 14-year-old Hindu girl who had been married off to a 55-year-old man earlier this week...

    Police officials told Dawn that the minor girl was produced in the court of Judicial Magistrate Abdul Qadir Khoso, who ordered the police to verify the girl's age by sending her to Hyderabad for required medical tests...

  • US-backed Syrian force seizes Raqa Old City

    HASAKEH: US-backed Syrian fighters ousted the militant Islamic State group from Raqa’s Old City on Friday, bringing them closer than ever to the jihadist bastion’s well-defended and densely populated heart...

    Backed by US-led coalition air strikes, the Syrian Democratic Forces first broke into Raqa in early June and penetrated its Old City a month later...

  • Photographing old city life

    LAHORE: An exhibition of photographs titled ‘ Old City Life’ featuring traditional city life of Lahore and Faisalabad opened at Zahoorul Akhlaq Gallery of National College of Arts on Monday...

    Some 33 or so participants from NCA, Punjab University, Home Economics College, Lahore College for Women University, Sargodha University, Lahore Campus, FMH College of Medicine and Dentistry, Lahore, University of Veterinary & Animal Science and...

  • UN cultural body to rebuild Aleppo’s Old City

    ALEPPO: Aleppo’s Old City, shelled, burned and shot up during years of fighting in Syria’s civil war, can be rebuilt, the local representative of the United Nations cultural body Unesco said...

    “Our vision is to rebuild the Old City exactly as it was before the war, with the same stones where we can,” said Mazen Samman, Unesco’s associate programme coordinator in Aleppo...

  • Exhausted and mourning, families emerge from old city ruins

    Around 15 women and children huddle on a shaded pavement out of the scorching sun at the edge of the Old City, as automatic weapons fire and mortar rounds resound inside...

    Iraqi forces fighting IS have brought them from the Al-Maidan area inside the city’s historic centre, where jihadists are making a last stand ahead of an imminently expected defeat...

  • Israel bars Palestinians from entering Jerusalem Old City

    JERUSALEM: Israel took the rare and drastic step of barring Palestinians from Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday as tensions mounted following attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child...

    The usually bustling alleyways of the walled Old City were mostly quiet on Sunday morning, with stores closed and hundreds of police guarding entrances...

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