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  • Special and proud: gems that society has yet to recognise

    KARACHI: Diagnosed with Down syndrome at the age of five, Asim is the prized swimmer in a team heading to the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles, the US, with a dream to bring home medals just like he did in the year 2007 by winning two silver medals in the Special Olympics World Games, it emerged on Friday...

    But it was not all that easy for the child with special needs
  • Gems and jewellery exhibition begins

    PESHAWAR: A three-day gems and jewellery exhibition “Jashn-i-Khyber”, organised by the Gemological Association of Pakistan (GAP), started at Nishtar Hall here on Friday...

    According to the organisers, at least 100 stalls had been set up in the hall where people dealing in business of the precious stones had displayed the gems and jewellery besides other items...

  • Recognition of gems business as industry urged

    QUETTA: Balochistan Assembly Speaker Raheela Hameed Khan Durrani has underlined the need for recognising gems and jewellery business as an industry which is playing an important role in the world’s economy...

    Speaking at a certificate distributing ceremony of the Pakistan Gems and Jewellery Development Company (PGJDC), Ministry of Production, here on Tuesday, she said that gems and jewellery business was adding billions of dollars to...

  • Gems exhibition: a bid to present a soft image of violence-hit KP

    PESHAWAR: Holding a gems and jewellery exhibition in Peshawar was the latest attempt of business community to present a soft image of the violence-hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province...

    Arranging the three-day gems show without government support was not an easy job but the organisers proved it that community could play vital role if it was determined...

  • 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...

  • Sectarian tension in Hyderabad localities subsides

    HYDERABAD: Residents of Gujrati Para, Gulshan-i-Hamid and some other localities held a protest demonstration after Juma prayers against some statements made by the prayer leader of the Jama Masjid Rais, located in neighbouring Gulshan-i-Rais, a couple of days back...

  • Murder, rape convict executed in Hyderabad

    A man convicted of rape and murder was executed early Tuesday morning at the Hyderabad Central Prison...

    This is the first execution to take place in Hyderabad since 2015, when two death-row prisoners convicted for the 1998 hijacking of a PIA Fokker were executed in Karachi and Hyderabad jails...

  • Anti-drugs rally held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A rally against drugs was taken out by a number of students of public and private schools and colleges along with scores of police officials on Thursday...

    According to a Hyderabad police spokesperson, district police launched the anti-drug campaign from Nov 17 to 23 in collaboration with the Crime and Human Rights Cell set up at Hyderabad SSP office...

  • Three-day Sufi festival gets under way in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A three-day festival titled ‘Sindh Sufi melo’ was inaugurated by by Sindh Senior Minister for Food and Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmed Khuhro in Hyderabad Club on Sunday...

    Senator Aajiz Dhamra, Auqaf Minister Ghulam Shah Jillani, PPP Hyderabad district president Saghir Qureshi and information secretary Ahsan Abro were among the prominent figures who were present...

  • MQM-P activist Dr Naushad shot dead in Hyderabad

    A sector in-charge of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Dr Naushad, was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Hyderabad on Wednesday, DawnNews reported...

    Residents of the area called police after spotting his body, which was subsequently shifted to Liaquat University Hospital, Hyderabad...

  • Hyderabad GOC stresses importance of education, art

    HYDERABAD: Education is an inevitably significant source of development whereas art plays a role in character-building of the youth of the country...

    It was organised by the Institute of Art and Design (IAD), Univer­sity of Sindh (SU), Jamshoro, in collaboration with Pakistan Army 18 Division, Hyderabad, on the institute’s premises...

  • SHC summons Hyderabad jail chief in detention case

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh High Court Hyderabad circuit bench comprising Justices Mohammad Ali Mazhar and Shoukat Ali Memon on Tuesday directed the additional advocate-general (AAG) to ensure presence of the Hyder­abad central jail superintendent in court at 1pm on May 13...

    However, the bench asked him “to ensure that the jail chief attends the court in Hyderabad also on the next date of hearing”, observing that the matter was adjourned...

  • Ibtesam, Bilal guide Hyderabad to second win

    HYDERABAD: Mohammad Ibtesam and Bilal Khan made major contributions as Hyderabad completed their second win in the PCB Regional Inter-district (Hyderabad region) Under-19 Cricket Championships when they outclassed Sanghar by innings and 38 runs at the Niaz Stadium on Sunday...

    Hyderabad then declared their first innings at 318-8 in 59 overs with Bilal going on to hit an undefeated 102, a knock featuring 13 fours and three sixes... ...

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