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  • ‘Tsunami-sunk’ Roman ruins discovered in Tunisia

    NABEUL: Vast underwater Roman ruins have been discovered off northeast Tunisia, apparently confirming a theory that the city of Neapolis was partly submerged by a tsunami in the fourth century...

    “This discovery has allowed us to establish with certainty that Neapolis was a major centre for the manufacture of garum and salt fish, probably the largest centre in the Roman world,” said Fantar...

  • Gboard introduces Roman Urdu to Urdu feature

    Google has recently launched its Roman Urdu to Urdu Google Keyboard (Gboard) feature for both Android and iOS...

    pk's (TJ) review, Gboard’s Roman Urdu to Urdu feature is smart and accurately translates Roman Urdu text into Urdu script in real time...

  • Roman-era mosaic of Hercules’ Labours to go to Cyprus museum

    NICOSIA: A newly uncovered Roman-era mosaic in Cyprus depicting Hercules’ Labours will be transferred to a new, dedicated wing of a museum in the coastal town of Larnaca, where crews accidentally discovered it while working on the sewage system, a Cypriot official said on Thursday...

    The Antiquities Department says the mosaic’s discovery offers important evidence that ancient Kition, on which modern-day Larnaca is built, played a...

  • Roman writing tablets reveal early London life

    MORE than 400 Roman writing tablets have been unearthed in the heart of London, shedding light on the commerce-driven life in what would become the city of London, archaeologists said on Wednesday...

    The wooden tablets contain the earliest surviving written reference to London, and the earliest dated handwritten document from Britain: Jan 8, AD57 — less than 14 years after the Roman invasion...

  • Geneva to return Roman-era sarcophagus to Turkey

    GENEVA: A Swiss public prosecutor has ordered that a precious Roman-era sarcophagus be returned to Turkey five years after it was seized by customs in Geneva, an official statement said on Wednesday...

    The culture office also said that it was sculpted towards the end of the second century, when the area was under Roman rule...

  • Israeli archaeologists find rare Roman-era mosaic

    CAESAREA: Israeli archaeologists on Thursday unveiled what they called a “rare and beautiful” Roman mosaic floor excavated in the ancient Mediterranean port city of Caesarea...

    “We uncovered a mosaic floor of a Roman building from 1,800 years ago,” Uzi Ad, one of the directors of the dig, said at the site...

  • Sartorial salute! The best of Independence Day style is here

    Sartorial mainstays on Independence Day are invariably the same: tunics printed with the Quaid’s mausoleum, the Minar-e-Pakistan and myriad interpretations of the chaand-sitara...

    The ‘Karachi’ bag, is printed with an image of the Quaid’s mausoleum and the lyrics of the song ‘Bunder road se Kemari…’ Lahore’s design features the Minar-e-Pakistan and the self-explanatory declaration, ‘Lahore Lahore Aye’...

  • Malik returns in style, Younis in record books as Pakistan take charge

    ABU DHABI: Shoaib Malik hit a fighting hundred to cap an impressive return to Test cricket after five years as he led Pakistan’s charge in the first Test against England in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday...

    Malik was unbeaten on 124 for his third Test hundred — his first against England — to guide Pakistan to 286-4 at close on the opening day at Sheikh Zayed Stadium...

  • Pakistan must adopt contemporary style of play in ODIs: Sarfraz

    KARACHI: Sarfraz Ahmed on Wednesday stressed his primary focus as Pakistan’s new One-day International skipper will be to qualify for the 2019 ICC World Cup without having to go through the qualification stage...

    With the top eight teams earning automatic berths at the mega event to be hosted by England, Pakistan are currently languishing in eighth spot with 89 points — only five ahead of ninth-placed West Indies, who they play in a...

  • ‘Pakistan best place for investment’

    KARACHI: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Pakistan today is more secure and peaceful and is the best country in the region for investment and entrepreneurs ought to take full advantage of the situation...

    Inaugurating the four-day Pakistan International Trade Fair at Karachi Expo Centre (PITF) on Thursday, Mr Mamnoon said that the participation of 20 countries in the fair is manifestation of the confidence of global community...

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