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  • 3 bodies recovered from Karachi salon

    The bodies of three men were recovered from a men's salon in Karachi's North Nazimabad neighbourhood on Thursday, police said...

    "The men apparently died overnight due to gas leakage from a generator installed inside the salon," Senior Superintendent Police Central Muqaddas Haider told Dawn...

  • NAB official, wife booked for Karachi salon ransack

    KARACHI: The glass door with a sign requesting clients to be responsible for personal belongings swung open several times as clients went inside for various services from haircuts to facials and from waxing to massages being offered at television artist Shagufta Ejaz’s Envy Salon in Gulistan-i-Jauhar...

    It was just another normal day on Monday, April 4, when a certain client made her second visit in two days at the salon looking for...

  • Salon attack: NAB officer suspended till probe completion

    KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has suspended its deputy director Mir Ausaf Ali Talpur after he and his wife were booked by police for storming into a beauty salon, beating up its staff and ransacking the entire place while suspecting salon workers of stealing her gold chain...

    Related: NAB official, wife booked for Karachi salon ransack“If the internal inquiry doesn’t find him guilty, he will be back in his office,”...

  • Govt urged to pay heed to Karachi salon ransack incident

    KARACHI: At a press conference at the Karachi Press Club on Wednesday afternoon television artist Shagufta Ejaz requested the chief minister of Sindh to look into the ransack incident that happened a couple of weeks back at her salon and asked the authorities concerned not to extend the bail of the suspect...

    She said the suspect had trespassed into the salon, beaten up the security guard and harassed the women there...

  • When home is not a home

    They preferred Pakistani schools instead of educational institutions in their home province of Nangarhar, Afghanistan, due to the low standard of education there...

    “I hadn’t lost heart and continued studying in the evening at home after assisting my elder brother as a munshi (record keeper) at his auto-parts shop near the Torkham border during the day,” he told me when I visited the school at Bacha Maina...

  • For Hariri, Saudi Arabia no longer feels like a home away from home

    WHEN I heard that President Macron was ready to whisk Lebanon’s kidnapped prime minister to Paris with his family — victims of the gentlest hostage-taking in the history of Saudi Arabia — I couldn’t but recall what Saad Hariri said to me a few years after he first became Lebanon’s premier in 2009...

    I was sitting in his office in his Koreitem Palace — a vast, ugly monster of a building not far from the Hamra district of Beirut — and I...
  • Home away from home

    Mitharam Hostel, Sewakunj Hostel and Jinnah Courts Hostel were homes away from the home for students of the ’50s, ’60s and early ’70s; these were the golden era of student life...

  • Footprints: Living in a home away from home

    SUMERA Riaz sits gingerly on the edge of the sofa and tells her story...

    It is in the words of a little girl who does not understand much of anything except being torn away from her family, with not much hope of being reunited with them
  • Sikh pilgrims reach a home away from home

    “We always feel Pakistan a home away from home as many temples of our spiritual and religious leaders are here,” group leader Raam Paal Singh told reporters on the occasion...

    A Pakistani driver, who was sent to Attari by the authorities to collect pilgrims and bring them to Wagah and onward, was sent back home by the Indian authorities after his visa was found expired...

  • Veggies and fruit: home-grown and home-made

    With health, environmental and economic troubles, there’s never been a better time to plant a few seeds in your own garden Hafeez Khan, 29, an Islamabad resident, decided to turn to home gardening more than six months ago...

    According to Salma Kamal, project director of Kitchen Gardening Free Lesson and Seeds, a home-based course on social media, the concept took root in the country just two years back...

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