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  • Hockney presents ‘Bigger Book’ at world’s largest book fair

    FRANKFURT: David Hockney presented the largest book ever devoted to his art on Tuesday, a limited-edition volume costing $2,500 that spans more than 60 years of work by one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century...

    “David Hockney: A Bigger Book” — a collaboration with publisher Taschen —weighs 35 kg (77 pounds), measures 50 by 70 cm (20 by 28 inches) when closed and comes with its own custom-made stand...

  • Hyderabad to have another museum as culture dept gets possession of Mukhi House

    HYDERABAD: Mukhi House, built in 1920 by prominent figure of Hyderabad, Mukhi Jethanand, has been handed over to the Sindh government, which will convert it to Hyderabad Museum...

    Speaking to the media, she said that an amount of Rs25 million was being allocated for the repair, rehabilitation and renovation of the proposed museum now when the Mukhi House had formally been handed over to the department...

  • Historic Sethi House hosts book reading session

    PESHAWAR: A book reading session was held at the historic Sethi House in Mohalla Sethian here on Wednesday to highlight the cultural heritage of the South Asia’s oldest living city, Peshawar...

    Not only the book reading session was informative and interesting, it helped those living inside or away from the Peshawar city to relive those historic events as the authors read from their writings...

  • Penguin Random House lands book deal with Obamas

    Penguin Random House has landed a deal to publish two forthcoming books by former US President Barack Obama and the former first lady, Michelle Obama, with one volume to be written by each, the publishing company said on Tuesday...

    Terms of the agreement, in which Penguin Random House acquired worldwide publication rights for the two books, were not disclosed...

  • Rest house upgraded to circuit house

    GUJRAT: The district council rest house has been upgraded to the level of a circuit house and additional bedrooms and other infrastructure will now be built there for temporary stay of government officers and other functionaries...

    The rest house was established by the Gujrat district council around four decades ago and was under its control since then...

  • Avenfield House or ‘tax haven’ house?

    LONDON: The family of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is not the only resident of Avenfield House on London’s Park Lane who bought their properties through offshore companies incorporated in tax havens...

    According to the UK Land Registry record, the majority of flats in Avenfield House are owned by offshore companies incorporated in tax havens like Panama, the British Virgin Islands and Guernsey...

  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    It pits Apple against Google, which has made maps a key focus of its attempt to forge inroads in India, a vast but largely untapped Internet market where almost a billion people are still not online...

  • 'India-backed' terrorist group busted in Hyderabad, police claim

    Hyderabad police on Friday claimed to have busted a gang which was reportedly getting funding from India to sabotage China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and target security personnel in Sindh...

    Hyderabad DIG Javed Alam Odho and SSP Pir Mohammad Shah held a joint press conference to share the details of the suspected terrorist group with the media...

  • India arrests six Shiv Sena activists for attacking Kasuri book launch organiser

    MUMBAI: Indian police said Tuesday they had arrested six members of far-right political group Shiv Sena over an ink attack on an activist who organised the launch of former Pakistani foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri’s book...

    The launch of Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri's book “Neither a Hawk nor a Dove: An Insider's Account of Pakistan's Foreign Policy” later passed in the western Indian city without incident...

  • Sikhs protest over desecration of holy book in India

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Sikh Council held a protest demonstration outside the Karachi Press Club on Sunday against the alleged desecration of their holy book, Guru Granth Sahib, in India...

    Gathered outside the KPC, young Sikh men chanted slogans against the “intolerance and continuing violence against Sikhs in India”...

  • Sikhs protest desecration of holy book in India

    SUKKUR: A large number of members of the Sikh community, their well-wishers and supporters took out a rally in Jacobabad on Monday in protest against desecration of their holy book Guru Granth Sahib in India and killing by police of fellow Sikh protesters who were agitating against the incident of sacrilege in India...

    They said that incidents of desecration of the holy book of the Sikh community appeared to be aimed at creating a law...

  • Kasuri’s book an insider’s account of interaction with India on Kashmir

    LAHORE: Former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri joins a long list of senior state functionaries who have penned down their memories, as his book Neither A Hawk, Nor A Dove on Pakistan’s foreign policy will be launched early in September...

    The book contains an insider account on developments on the Kashmir issue and details regarding backchannel negotiations on Kashmir and the peace process from 2002 to 2007...

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