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    Wah Garden Pics In Islamabad

  • Hashmi says social media pics of his ‘torture’ are old

    MULTAN: Veteran politician Javed Hashmi has said he is not afraid of being killed and will not step back from his stand...

    Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Mr Hashmi said a false propaganda was being spread against him on social media that he was tortured by posting old pictures
  • Wah, Sanjwal, Havelian to be part of ‘safe city’ project, Senate body told

    TAXILA: The Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) complexes in Wah, Havelian and Sanjwal will be converted into “safe cities”, the Senate Standing Committee on Defence Production was informed on Friday...

    “Profit earned by POF subsidiaries during the financial year 2016-17 including Wah Nobel Group of Companies made a profit of Rs1,264m, Wah Industries Ltd Rs609m, Wah Brass Mills Rs404m and Hi-Tech Plastics Rs22m hence the total profit...

  • GARDENING: THE GARDEN AS A FRIEND

    Your garden can be your most valued and trusted friend or an implacable foe: the choice is entirely up to you...

    A garden is not simply an area of ground to be used, abused or pandered too at whim but is — or should be — a living entity that a gardener needs to spend time to get to know...

  • EXHIBITION: THE GARDEN OF ART

    A fascinating study, the sepia print has eight drawings of garden walls and the same number of knots displayed for stringing branches...

    ’ In 2009 Gulgee had a major exhibition at the Petronas Gallery in Kuala Lumpur, where an installation of 64 copper leaves was created, inspired by the four-garden plan of sixth century BC Persia and the traditional Mughal gardens of the subcontinent...

  • IS graffiti appears in Wah

    RAWALPINDI: Five days after the flag of militant Islamic State (IS) group was seen in Islam­abad and a day after chalking of a local banned sectarian outfit cropped up on electric poles in the strictly guarded Pakistan Ordi­nance Factory area of Wah, graffiti of ‘Daesh’ — Arabic acronym for the IS — was noticed on a traffic signboard in the Wah area on Friday, police sources said...

    On Thursday chalking of the proscribed...

  • PTI wins in Taxila, Wah with low margin of votes

    TAXILA: Though the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) won both the seats in the Taxila Cantonment and bagged six of the 10 seats in Wah, the margin of votes its winning candidates bagged was very low against the runner-ups of the PML-N...

    In the Wah Cantonment, the trend remained the same...

  • PTI shortlists three names for Wah Cantt VP

    TAXILA: The successful candidates have started campaigning for the slot of vice-president of Wah Cantonment Board...

    Source said the PTI leader Ghulam Sarwar Khan along with its MPAs from Taxila and Wah Cantt is in consultation with senior party workers to finalise the name for the slot...

  • Your vegetable garden

    Potatoes are usually grown from what are called ‘seed potatoes’ which are small tubers, often already sprouting, purchased from garden supply stores but, as long as you select blemish / disease-free, small / medium-sized, mature not freshly dug up, potatoes in the bazaar, you can obtain decent crops by planting these...

    Planting a few potatoes every two to three weeks throughout this recommended growing season will give you a...

  • Historic Gandhala Garden forgotten by time

    Arranging freshly plucked loquats, 44-year-old Mohammad Shakil said he leased the historic Gandhala Garden - nestled between two mountains and just a kilometre from Choa Saidan Shah – for a year and he has realised he will not recover the amount he paid as rent...

    According to celebrated travel writer Salman Rashid, there was a Buddhist stupa where the Gandhala Garden is now...

  • GARDENING: THE WINTER GARDEN

    Autumn colour is gone, spring is a colourful thought away and, on the whole, there is surprisingly little in bloom but if you have been a little conscientious, the vegetable garden should be bursting with scrumptious organic food and general well being...

    Winter doesn’t mean no work in the garden...

  • GARDENING: THE CLEAN AND HEALTHY GARDEN

    Garden care doesn’t begin — or end — with plants: or even with the obviously essential tasks of watering and weeding those plants...

    These are all an integral part of a highly-personalised garden designed for maximum usage and benefit for all family members...

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