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    Sheen Wedding Dresses Peshawar Branch

  • Charlie Sheen reveals he is HIV positive

    Charlie Sheen, former star of the hit US television comedy “Two and A Half Men,” said on Tuesday he was diagnosed HIV positive some four years ago and had been extorted for more than $10 million to keep the information quiet...

    Sheen, 50, told NBC's “Today” TV show he was speaking out because he was being blackmailed, and to refute tabloid reports that he has AIDS and was spreading it to other people...

  • Stadium of skirts and dresses in Kosovo

    PRISTINA: Dresses and skirts donated by Cherie Blair and Rita Ora were among 5,000 pegged to washing lines in a Kosovo stadium on Friday in an art installation drawing attention to the stigma suffered by victims of wartime sexual violence...

    Dresses and skirts of all different colours blew in the wind under bright blue skies in Kosovo’s main football stadium, usually the domain of male sports fans...

  • Traditional dresses with delicate handiwork fascinate women

    PESHAWAR: The traditional Shalwar Qameez with mixed handiwork is in great demand and women visitors throng boutiques and stores in and around Peshawar city for buying new fabrics for Eid celebration...

    Abdullah, a salesman at a large cloth store in Peshawar’s Saddar Bazaar, told Dawn that most of the women preferred simple Shalwar Qameez with handiwork done on it...

  • Special Branch suggests talks with protesters

    The Special Branch briefed senior police and administration officers at a meeting about the situation...

    According to information collected by the Special Branch, some of the protesters were armed with weapons and had the tactical advantage as they had occupied rooftops and bridges around Faizabad...

  • Court decision clouds NBP’s plan to open China branch

    ISLAMABAD: The opening of a branch by National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) in China has run into snags due to a recent decision by the apex court, which requires one-time capital adjustment of Rs47...

    NBP President Saeed Ahmad told the Senate Standing Committee on Finance on Wednesday that the bank is all set to open its branch in China next year after getting licences from the regulator concerned...

  • Bank of China to open branch in Gwadar soon

    GWADAR: The Bank of China, along with other national and international banks, plans to open a branch in Gwadar, said Gwadar Port Authority Chairman Dostain Khan Jamaldini in a meeting with the president of the Summit Bank, Zaheer Esmail, here on Thursday...

    Mr Jamaldini claimed that with the Gwadar Deep Seaport becoming operational, several of the country’s commercial banks were interested in opening branches in the port city and the...

  • Bank of China to open first branch in Pakistan

    Bank of China (BoC) will be setting up its first branch in Pakistan as it has received its banking license from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)...

    Finance Minister Ishaq Dar met with Bank of China Chairman Tian Guo Li in Beijing, where the latter was invited to visit Pakistan to inaugurate bank's first branch in Pakistan, expected to be set up in Karachi...

  • Protesting villagers reject fresh olive branch offered to agree on Gorano reservoir

    MITHI: Residents of Gorano and about a dozen other Thar villages protesting against the construction of a reservoir meant for temporarily storing mine effluent have rejected the fresh move to conduct a survey of the site and an offer to pay compensation to the people who had not been paid due compensation for their lands earlier...

    The reservoir — to be spread over an area of 1,500 acres — had become controversial ever since the...
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