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  • Good news for Grade V, VIII students

    LAHORE: The Punjab School Education Department decided on Monday to conditionally promote to the next grade all students who appeared in grades V and VIII examinations...

    Grade V students obtaining at least 33pc marks in three subjects and Grade VIII candidates declared successful in four subjects with the same percentage would be provisionally promoted to the next grades...

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

    If only she could be so sure about the annoyingly arrogant Fahad Darr — sure, he’s cute and that mansion in Phase VIII is pretty grand, but why does he have to act so entitled?Also, does he think his millions can cover up his sordid past?Rumour has it that Darr has bribed certain top officials to keep the details of his machinations regarding his expired father’s money hush hush...

    Think about the ending…Elishba marries Darr and...

  • Governor dispels speculations about enforcement of Nizam-i-Adl in Fata

    LANDI KOTAL: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has dispelled speculations about implementation of Nizam-i-Adl in Fata, saying final decision about future status of the region will be taken by Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif...

    The committee has submitted its detailed report to prime minister for his final decision,” the governor clarified media reports about the proposed introduction of Nizam-i-Adl system along with the...

  • Malangi and Nizam Lohar, the Robin Hoods who ruled the forests of Punjab

    Another prominent dacoit who used the jungle of Changa Manga to escape the authorities was Nizam Lohar, an ironsmith who used to make weapons for the British government...

    The quarrel heated up and Nizam ended up killing him, following which he joined the forces of Jeet Singh and Malkeet Singh, both prominent proponents of the Babbar Akali Movement...

  • Ministry blamed for delayed decision on Nizam fund

    KARACHI: Former high commissioner to Britain Wajid Shamsul Hasan accused the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday of going back on its decision and blamed “the red tape” in the ministry for the delay in a final verdict on the decades-long legal wrangling over the millions of pounds the Nizam of Hyderabad had transferred to Pakistan shortly before the Indian invasion...

  • Has the religious affairs ministry forgotten its Nizam-i-Salat?

    ISLAMABAD: Less than two years after the introduction of Nizam-i-Salat, mosques in the capital seem to be ignoring the system, with a general trend being for mosques to start their call to prayer a few seconds after another mosque finishes theirs...

    The religious affairs ministry now wants to revive the Nizam-i-Salat and the Directorate of Haj Islamabad has been directed to visit various mosques in this regard...

  • Ordinance to protect Nizam-i-Adl, other regulations in Pata

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided about the promulgation of an ordinance soon after the president of Pakistan gives assent to the Constitution (Twenty-Fifth Amendment) Bill, 2018, to protect the current regulations in the Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (Pata), including the Nizam-i-Adl Regulation, 2009...

    Official insists initiative must to prevent legal complications after Fata reforms legislationThe...

  • World’s biggest uncut diamond sells for $53m

    LONDON: British jeweller Graff said on Tuesday it has purchased the world’s largest uncut diamond — roughly the size of a tennis ball — for $53 million (44...

    Canadian miner Lucara Diamond sold to Graff the 1,109-carat gem, the Lesedi La Rona, which was found in Botswana’s Karowe mine in late 2015...

  • World’s largest pink diamond expected to fetch $30m

    LONDON: ‘The Pink Raj’, an intense pink diamond described by experts as the world’s largest, is expected to fetch up to $30 million when it is auctioned in Geneva next month...

    It is a cushion modified diamond, with a lot of brilliance, a lot of facets, when you move it around and sort of have it on your finger,” Sotheby’s senior jewellery specialist Daniela Mascetti told Reuters...

  • 100-carat diamond sells for $22.1m at NY auction

    NEW YORK: An eye-popping, 100-carat diamond, the highlight of a magnificent jewels sale in New York on Tuesday, sold for $22...

    The perfect classic emerald-cut D colour diamond, which is about the size of a walnut and was mined by De Beers in southern Africa, was purchased by an anonymous buyer via a telephone bid...

  • NON-FICTION: BLOOD DIAMOND

    The world’s most infamous little diamond — only the 90th largest in the world — glimmers along a bloody trail from throne to armband, (briefly) a humble paperweight, from brooch to crown, smuggled and secreted, carelessly misplaced or locked away, looted, gifted, exhibited, mocked, cut and, even today, sought by several claimants...

    William Dalrymple and Anita Anand trace the Kohinoor diamond’s journey over the centuries in an...

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