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  • Pride and Prejudice in Pakistan: 'That mansion in Phase VIII is pretty grand'

    But sometimes I wonder, what would they be like if they existed today?In fact, what would an Austen novel be like if it could transcend time and place (as all good classics should) and the scenes of rural England could be transported to suburban Pakistan?So with due apologies to Ms Austen and all Janeites out there for the liberties I am about to take, here are portions of Pride and Prejudice re-imagined — Pakistani style (PS...

    If...

  • HERITAGE: THE MANSION WITH 900,000 LIVES

    I first heard a vague account of Naulakhi Kothi — The Nine-Hundred-Thousand Mansion — in 2015...

    At that time I was engaged in another assignment and filed away the information mentally — I was determined to one day check out this fabled mansion...

  • After prison, Pistorius set for 'mansion arrest'

    PRETORIA: In one of the wealthiest suburbs of South Africa's capital Pretoria stands a three-storey mansion, where Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius will be taken on his release from prison this week...

    "It's more like mansion arrest," said Christopher, 31, a security guard who works on Arnold's road but lives in a basic two room flat in a rundown suburb of Johannesburg...

  • Seeking like-minded tourists, White House lifts photo ban on executive mansion tours

    WASHINGTON: For more than four decades a White House tour was a hushed affair, where visitors moved at timed intervals through the executive residence, their cameras in their pockets, taking in portraits of past presidents, the antique furniture and the color of the drapes...

    That changed dramatically on Wednesday, when the Obama administration decided not only to allow photos, but encouraged people to share them online
  • Hefner sells Playboy Mansion to billionaire neighbour Twinkies chief

    LOS ANGELES: The Playboy Mansion, the legendary party house where Hollywood's elite cavorted with scantily-clad "bunnies", is being sold to the billionaire Twinkies owner who lives next door, a spokesman said Monday...

    The buyer is Daren Metropoulos, a 32-year-old business tycoon who lives on the property next door to the mansion, which he bought from Hefner in 2009 for $18 million...

  • Saudi prince arrested on sex crime charge at Los Angeles mansion

    LOS ANGELES: A Saudi prince has been arrested on charges of trying to force a worker at a Beverly Hills estate to perform oral sex, Los Angeles (LA) police said on Thursday...

    Majed Abdulaziz Al-Saud, 28, was arrested on Wednesday and was released on $300,000 bond the next day, according to police and online jail records
  • Quetta, Abbottabad, Pakistan

    PAKISTAN’S population has probably crossed 200 million as we enter 2017...

    This is because governance in Pakistan has become a way of keeping the people in the dark so that the government never has to answer for its comprehensive and ceaseless misdemeanours...

  • Online hotel booking in Pakistan ‘set to grow’

    KARACHI: When it comes to hotel room booking, Wi-fi is a deal-breaker with 68 per cent of visitors asking for this amenity, followed by 24pc looking for swimming pools and 8pc searching for air-conditioned rooms, according to a report released by hotel booking website Jovago...

    Speaking at the launch of the report, Jovago Managing Direc­tor Nadine Malik said Pakistan’s hospitality industry is set to grow in the years to come and the...

  • Pakistan condemns hotel siege in Mali

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday strongly condemned the terrorist attack and hostage-taking at Radisson-Blu Hotel at Bamako in Mali...

    At least 22 people were killed during the nine-hour siege of the hotel on Friday...

  • PML-N consolidates position in Abbottabad

    ABBOTTABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-N regained its position in the district by getting 20 seats in the Saturday’s local body polls followed by 18 seats of the ruling PTI...

    Among other probable candidates for the district council chairman are Waqar Nabi of PTI and independent Sardar Sher Bahadar, who was president PTI Abbottabad district but was denied the poll ticket...

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