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  • Qissa Khawani Bazaar festival opens at Lok Virsa

    ISLAMABAD: The four-day Qissa Khawani Bazaar festival opened on Thursday with folk music, dance performances, and a book launch...

    It features a crafts bazaar, a launch of a book titled ‘Bazaar of Storytellers’, a food court, a Rubab competition, a Pashto musical concert, and a screening of a Pashto film by the Lok Virsa Mundwa Film Club...

  • Qissa Khawani’s signature dessert

    PESHAWAR: The historic Qissa Khawani Bazaar of the provincial capital has long been attracting crowds of people with a sweet tooth for scrumptious kheer...

    The people come from far and wide to have the Qissa Khawani Kheer selling for more than three decades...

  • FCA to set production targets for Rabi season

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Committee on Agriculture (FCA) will meet today to set targets for Rabi crops, including wheat...

    To be chaired by National Food Security and Research Minister Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, the FCA will also set production targets for gram, lentil (masoor), onion and potato...

  • FCA discusses cost of agri production

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Committee on Agriculture (FCA) in a meeting on Thursday discussed the imposition of general sales tax (GST) and duties on agricultural inputs, terming these as key factors resulting in increasing the cost of production...

    FCA discussed the duty structure on inputs and measures that would help the government in reducing duties on agricultural inputs...

  • Victims of Qissa Khwani firing remembered

    PESHAWAR: The Gandhara Hindko Board, a literary, cultural and social welfare organisation, took out a rally at Qissa Khwani Bazaar on Thursday to remember scores of people, who died when the British troops opened firing on the freedom-loving citizens in Peshawar on April 23, 1930...

    Haleem Jan Sethi, chief organiser of the board, led the rally that started from Misgaran Bazaar...

  • Two-day gems bazaar opens in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: A two-day gems and mineral bazaar got underway at the Nishtar Hall here on Saturday...

    The show is organised by the Pakistan Gems and Jewellery Development Company in collaboration with the Gems and Jewellery Training and Manufacturing Centre Peshawar...

  • Protest as robbers kill man in Saddar Bazaar

    LAHORE: A large number of people staged a protest demonstration against the North Cantonment police after a young man was killed while another injured resisting a robbery bid in Saddar Bazaar on Monday...

    They were fleeing with the snatched valuables when a local youth, Faheem, 22, of Saddar Bazaar and a nearby catering shop worker Aslam tried to overpower them...

  • Chaotic traffic in Raja Bazaar belies RMC’s claims

    RAWALPINDI: Despite tall claims made by the Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation (RMC) to purge the city of encroachments and ensure smooth flow of traffic, visitors to Raja Bazaar still face troubles even walking in the area...

    During the rush hours, it takes a motorist over an hour to reach Raja Bazaar from Murree Road - hardly a distance of a kilometre...

  • Over 600 stalls gutted in inferno at weekly bazaar in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: A massive fire, which took over four hours to put out, gutted a large section of the sprawling weekly bazaar in H-9 on Wednesday...

    ”Initially, fire-fighters also tried unsuccessfully to enter the bazaar from Kashmir Highway, and had to be guided by police to Gate 3, which is accessed through H-9’s Service Road East...

  • Work starts on Bara Bazaar Road

    LANDI KOTA: The reconstruction and widening of the two and a half kilometres road passing through the main Bara Bazaar was started on Tuesday after the administration agreed to form a committee to ascertain financial losses incurred by local traders during the last six years of insurgency in the area...

    Officials said that reconstruction of the road was part of the master plan they had devised to rehabilitate and reopen the historic...

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