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  • Bomb goes off near banquet hall in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: An explosive device went off near a banquet hall in Nishtar Abad area of the provincial capital on Friday, but there were no casualties, police said...

    30am near Haleem Banquet Hall located along GT Road, smashing its windowpanes and the buildings nearby, a police official at the Gulbahar police station told Dawn...

  • NA-154: SC declares Siddique's election void, orders re-polling

    ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday ordered re-polling in NA-154 constituency (Lodhran) while suspending the tribunal verdict of declaring Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Siddique Khan Baloch 'ineligible' to contest elections...

    A three-member bench of the apex court headed by senior judge Justice Saqib Nisar, while issuing the verdict on Siddique Khan Baloch ordered re-polling in the constituency and also...

  • SMOKERS' CORNER: THE HORDE'S BANQUET

    So much so that in 1919, Muslim leader (and future founder of Pakistan), Muhammad Ali Jinnah wrote a letter to his Hindu counterpart, Mahatma Gandhi, in which he warned that the Muslim and Hindu communities should be kept away from religious movements because such movements would unleash untapped violent emotions that could destroy them both...

    ’This violence continues to haunt India — now more than ever — despite the creation of...

  • Wedding hall admin ‘disallows suspicious Nikah’

    KASUR: A would-be groom, along with around hundred guests, had to leave a wedding hall without the Nikah ceremony on Sunday after they failed to establish before its administration that the girl to become bride was not a minor...

    City police got a tip-off that a minor girl was going to be married to a man thrice her age to settle a loan at a wedding hall on Khara Road, sources said...

  • 14 killed in suicide attack outside Kabul wedding hall: officials

    A suicide attacker blew himself up outside a wedding hall in Kabul killing at least 14 people, officials said on Thursday, in an apparent attempt to strike a political gathering under way inside...

    Supporters of Atta Mohammad Noor, the powerful governor of the northern province of Balkh and a vocal critic of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, had been holding an event inside the hall at the time of the blast...

  • Royal Shakespeare Company founder Peter Hall dies

    LONDON: British director Peter Hall, who founded the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1960 and is credited with the boom of post-war British theatre, has died at the age of 86, the National Theatre said on Tuesday...

    Actors Vanessa Redgrave and Patrick Stewart led the tributes to Hall, the son of a railway stationmaster who also worked with Judi Dench and Anthony Hopkins in a career spanning more than five decades...

  • Marriage hall owner held for ignoring dengue measures

    LAHORE: A team of the City District Government of Lahore’s (CDGL) health wing on Monday raided a marriage hall in Samanabad and got its owner arrested for not following anti-dengue regulations...

    Action, according to a spokesman, was taken against Dreamland Marriage Hall after the team found dengue larvae there...

  • Man goes to jail for entering Senate Hall

    ISLAMABAD: A man arrested two days ago for trespassing on the Senate Hall, at the National Assembly, was sent to jail on a 14-day judicial remand on Wednesday...

    Later, it was found that he entered the premises on a car bearing a green number plate with the words ‘Government of Pakistan’ inscribed on it...

  • Rupert Murdoch to marry Jerry Hall

    LONDON: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch will marry actress and former supermodel Jerry Hall, the couple announced in British newspaper The Times on Tuesday, after a four-month romance...

    The couple got engaged over the weekend in Los Angeles, where they attended the 73rd Golden Globes awards gala — although Hall was not pictured sporting a ring on the red carpet...

  • Rupert Murdoch marries Jerry Hall in London

    LONDON: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch married model Jerry Hall in London on Friday, a family spokesman confirmed, less than two months after they announced their engagement in one of his newspapers, The Times...

    It is the fourth marriage for 84-year-old Murdoch and the first for Hall, 59, although she had a long-term relationship and four children with Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger...

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