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  • FPW forecasts winter weddings in white

    KARACHI: The three-day Fashion Pakistan Week ’17 Winter Festive under the Fashion Pakistan Council kicked off at the Global Marquee off Sharea Fai­sal on Tuesday with 18 established and emerging designers showcasing bridal and groom wear, luxury pret and festive wear...

  • ENVIRONMENT: TEN WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL

    The sheesham across the road turned 25 this past monsoon...

    From the tiny sapling sown into the wasteland that was once the upcoming housing society, to a full-grown Don Juan on the road, the fast-growing Dalbergia sissoo (known commonly as North Indian Rosewood) had a macho bearing, commanding the landscape around it
  • Afghan weddings: bigger, fatter and hard to tame

    The bill seeks to relieve the huge financial strain weddings pose on grooms, who usually pay for everything from the banquet feast to bride price, a kind of reverse dowry presented to the girl's family in the form of cash, goods or livestock...

    Thousands of dollars are typically splurged on weddings, a small fortune in a country wracked by poverty and war, driving families into massive debts and forcing young men to delay marriage,...

  • Police may get ‘punctuality task’ at weddings

    LAHORE: Police are being allowed in Punjab to directly raid wedding ceremonies to take cognisance of violation of the allowed one-dish meals and holding of the functions beyond the permitted time of 10pm, also enhancing fine up to Rs2 million...

    The stringent measures are being taken through a new law, replacing the Marriage Functions (Prohibition of Ostentatious Displays and Wasteful Expenses) Ordinance 2000, Dawn learnt on Thursday
  • Officials making millions by renting out KHA Complex for weddings, functions

    KARACHI: While hockey has been experiencing a serious decline in the country since the past two decades and the players are struggling for theirjobs and to earn enough money to make ends meet, the men at the helm of Karachi Hockey Association (KHA) managing KHA Complex in the heart of Gulshan-e-Iqbal, are allegedly minting money from the Complex by using its land for weddings and other non-sports activities...

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  • Our big, fat desi weddings

    I’m a huge fan of attending weddings — so much so that I actually crave to attend one when an invite doesn’t come my way for some time...

    Perhaps, the main reason for this is that I’ve grown up attending the most amazing matrimonial ceremonies in family and friends’ weddings...

  • Drugs in Karachi in short supply as price hike looms

    KARACHI: As a price hike looms, many medicines are ‘out of stock’ for the past few months while some are in ‘short supply’, retailers said while talking to Dawn...

    After getting a revised enhanced price list from the distributors, many retailers cut the original prices printed on the boxes and instead write the new prices...

  • Pakistan fails to capitalise on oil price dip: ADB

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank says that Pakistan’s economy has failed to achieve its growth potential in spite of benefiting from lower prices of oil which accounts for almost a third of its imports...

    The ADB approved $1 billion for projects in Pakistan to improve transport and trade...

  • Fixing Pakistan's water woes beyond regulating the price of bottled water

    But even if Diamer-Bhasha reaches its funding goal, then what?The court summoned yesterday the CEOs of all bottled water companies to present data on the price of extracted water and the revenue they have made selling it...

    We can question whether major bottlers are cartelised, and whether quality audits are functioning well, but let’s think here instead about what the price of water should be...

  • Pakistan paid the price for waking up too late

    LONDON: Every World Cup failure for Pakistan sparks a wave of reviews and sackings and the promise of a fresh approach — until the team wins again and all is forgotten...

    Pakistan won four straight matches to finish level on 11 points with New Zealand, but they bowed out of the tournament due to an inferior net run-rate...

  • Karachi operation is completely apolitical, stresses Corps Commander Karachi

    KARACHI: Corps Commander Karachi Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar said Saturday that the Karachi operation is completely apolitical, adding that it will continue without any discrimination...

    Speaking at a seminar organised by the National Defence University at a private hotel in Karachi, the corps commander said, "I assure citizens that our struggle against terrorism will continue unabated...

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