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  • Last day of Hyderabad literature festival focuses on Bhitai and Shaikh Ayaz

    HYDERABAD: Sindhi scholars, writers and intellectuals actively participated in the Hyderabad literature festival on the third and last day on Sunday where a couple of sessions were held...

    Talking about noted Sindhi poet Shaikh Ayaz, scholar and Larkana Division Commissioner Akbar Leghari said he was a great story writer who penned good stories during his time...

  • Shabnam Majeed – not just a melodious voice

    LAHORE: From starting a music class for children in collaboration with the Lahore Arts Council, to recording a music video focusing on ragas, to launching an NGO for kids addicted to drugs, famed vocalist Shabnam Majeed has a lot of plans up her sleeves...

    Since Bol -- her last flick as a playback singer -- Shabnam Majeed hasn’t been lending her voice to silver screen in spite of many movies being made in Pakistan...

  • Shabnam willing to work in Pakistani films again

    KARACHI: With fresh kath golap — the national flower of Bangladesh — woven in her bun, Pakistani film actress of yesteryear Shabnam can still break a million hearts with her smile...

    Veteran actor Mustafa Qureshi, also present at the event, said that even though Shabnam was visiting Pakistan, she was still home...

  • Shabnam to stay if offered work

    LAHORE: Veteran film actress Shabnam Ghosh says she is a professional artiste and will stay in Pakistan if she is offered a “professional assignment”...

    Talking to the media at Alhamra Arts Council, where she was attending a function hosted by the Cultural Journalists Foundation of Pakistan on Friday, Shabnam said artistes neither belonged to a country nor a particular religion...

  • Prawn biryani on the beach

    Flipping through it, I came across a recipe for a prawn biryani...

    But it’s hard to get good local meat in Sri Lanka, so I thought I’d show Nandi, our wonderful housekeeper and cook, how to make a proper biryani...

  • CRICKET: BIRYANI, CURRY AND CRICKET

    He is the host, and his intensity is focused on cooking beef biryani and a chicken curry for his guests...

    But for now, via the medium of a simple plate of biryani and the conversation of grown men, I have come to know that this journey of discovery is not just for me...

  • Khicchdi and biryani

    Describing his experience with two actresses, Ranveer S has been quoted to have said that Priyanka C is like khicchdi and Deepika P is like biryani...

  • Food Stories: Mutton Dum Biryani

    I sat in the January cold of Michigan craving biryani, the painful realisation that my migration from Pakistan had taken me away from most desi delights...

    I rang the doorbell, and auntie warmly welcomed me to a delicious mutton biryani lunch...

  • Biryani on the brain

    India has mind-boggling and palate-numbing versions of the biryani...

    To understand the culinary culture of any state, all one needs to do is to understand how people make their biryani...

  • EPICURIOUS: Biryani versus pilau

    I might have written about my preference for a good pilau over a biryani previously: the former’s subtle fragrance and flavour beats the more robust taste of a biryani any day...

    So the other day, I decided to make fish biryani...

  • A biryani garnished with hate

    WE only learnt after his execution that Ajmal Kasab’s widely reported request for mutton biryani in jail was a myth...

    “Kasab never demanded biryani and was never served by the government,” the prosecutor confessed days after the man was dead...

  • Biryani or cricket?

    BIRYANI or cricket? Which one would you go for? If you are a Karachiite, you can choose both...

    Probably only a citizen of this frenetic metropolis could balance posters and signs for fours and sixes while gnawing chicken legs dotting the flimsy plastic box of steaming biryani...

  • Biryani sales surge as Modi's BJP faces defeat in Delhi polls

    Biryani sales in India's capital New Delhi soared after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a devastating loss in a key state election to the Aam Admi Party (AAP), reported The Economic Times on Tuesday...

    “The Kejriwal government provides biryani to the people sitting at protests at Shaheen Bagh and other places,” Adityanath had said at some election rallies he had addressed in Delhi, it added...

  • PPP nominates Arsalan Shaikh as Sukkur mayor

    SUKKUR: Jubilant activists and supporters of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) marched through the streets of Sukkur when the party high command annou­n­c­ed the names of Arsalan Islam Shaikh and Tariq Chauhan for the slots of the mayor and deputy mayor, respectively, of the Sukkur Municipal Corporation...

    Mr Shaikh is the son PPP Senator Islamuddin Shaikh, whose elder son, Noman Islam Shaikh, is an MNA...

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