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  • Salt, pepper and The Beatles

    When a group of Beatles lovers in Delhi got together last week to celebrate 50 years of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, with a talk by the knowledgeable Dipankar De Sarkar, it turned into an opportunity to relive a slice of history and politics and music that defined both...

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  • Balkan pepper relish stirs appetites and pride

    Flavours diverge across the former Yugoslavia: while Macedonians add aubergine to their much-loved ajvar mix, many Serbian devotees stick to salt, sugar and vinegar...

    “What makes Leskovac’s ajvar stand out is the raw material, the pepper that grows in the Leskovac basin...

  • Liverpool salutes Sgt Pepper as Beatles opus hits 50

    LIVERPOOL: With fireworks, murals and new Beatles memorabilia, the home city of the Fab Four is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the band’s landmark Sgt Pepper album with an artistic feast...

    The “Sgt Pepper at 50: Heading for Home” festival pays tribute to the era-defining record in the English northwestern port city of Liverpool that still attracts hundreds of thousands of the group’s fans every year...

  • Australian police use pepper spray to stop clashes at anti-immigration rally

    SYDNEY: Australian police fired pepper spray to break up clashes between right-wing nationalists and anti-racism protesters on the streets of Melbourne on Sunday, the latest protest held by anti-immigration groups in the country...

    Far-right activists from the True Blue Crew, which says it is opposed to refugees and the “Islamisation” of Australia, faced off with members of a left-wing coalition promoting tolerance in the city...

  • Saluting Sgt Pepper

    Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was greeted in The Times by the theatre critic and writer Kenneth Tynan as “a decisive moment in the history of Western civilisation”...

    It could be said that Martin’s instrumentality in honing the sound of The Beatles reached its apogee with Sgt Pepper...

  • Imran, Nisar in ‘chance encounter’ at Islamabad restaurant

    ISLAMABAD: The two old friends and now arch-rivals — Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan and former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan — had a chance encounter at a restaurant here on Monday night...

    However, he confirmed that the two were present at an Italian restaurant in F-7 Sector at the time of dinner...

  • Armed citizen kills shooter at Oklahoma City restaurant

    A man armed with a pistol walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant at the dinner hour and opened fire, wounding two customers, before being shot dead by a handgun-carrying civilian in the parking lot, police said...

    The shooting happened around 6:30pm on Thursday at Louie’s On The Lake, a restaurant on Lake Hefner...

  • IOC Salt Lake reforms example for FIFA: Bach

    LONDON: The way FIFA can regain credibility is to implement reforms such as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) did in the wake of the scandal surrounding the awarding of the 2002 Winter Olympics to Salt Lake City IOC president Thomas Bach said on Saturday...

  • ‘Food manufacturers, hotels ordered to use iodised salt’

    KARACHI: Speakers at a seminar on Saturday said the number of people using iodised salt had phenomenally increased in Karachi over the past few years, yet a large number of people were using salt without iodine and inviting a host of diseases...

    Senior officials said they had planned a campaign against food manufacturers, outlets and eateries not using the iodised salt...

  • Law on mandatory iodised salt

    LAHORE: The Punjab health department has decided to make legislation for mandatory salt iodisation along with Micronutrient Initiative (MI)...

    Earlier talking to the parliamentarians, Salman Rafiq and Parliamentary Secretary Imran Nazir agreed on the importance of salt iodisation and its impact on the population...

  • Vahali State — a gem in the Salt Range

    Though the entire area of the Salt Range is scenic, the nature has been more generous on Jhangar Valley...

    Sardars of Vahali were not only the owners of salt mines of Khewrah but also held top positions in the courts of the rulers of Punjab and Kashmir - from the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to the Rajas of Kashmir and Poonch and the British government...

  • Salt Range, Margalla Hills protect capital from heatwaves

    ISLAMABAD: As a strong heat wave continues to take its toll on the Indian plains, Pakistan is not under any immediate threat from the scorching sun, possibly because of the constant inflow of cool winds from Europe and Central Asia...

    But Islamabad and the Potohar region are said to be impervious to weather systems that arrive from the east, which bodes well for the cities and towns around the capital...

  • Effort on salinity isn’t worth its salt

    SALT and water in the soil render nearly a third of Pakistan’s cultivable land unproductive...

    The annual cost of crop losses from the problem has been estimated at between Rs15bn and Rs55bnThe FAO study says that the reforestation of salt-affected soils is possible with the help of proper site preparation, choice of species and the development of nursery and planting techniques...

  • Lukaku opens account as United down Salt Lake

    SALT LAKE CITY (Utah): New signing Romelu Lukaku got off the mark with the winning goal in his first start for Manchester United on Monday as the Premier League giants came from behind to beat Real Salt Lake 2-1 in a pre-season friendly...

    2 million) transfer last week, fired United ahead on 38 minutes, latching on to a low cross from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and lashing home a left-footed shot after taking three touches to round a defender...

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