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  • DC Sanghar begins inquiry into alleged rigging via postal ballots at Shahdadpur hospital

    Deputy Commissioner (DC) Sanghar Liaquat Ali Bhatti has begun an inquiry into the forcible marking of postal ballot papers of government employees at the Shahdadpur Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS), Dawn learnt on Thursday...

    He demanded that the Election Commission of Pakistan cancel all the postal ballot papers issued in the Shahdapur taluka due to widespread rigging in their marking...

  • Sindh’s crafts displayed on lawns of Mohatta

    KARACHI: It seemed like all the traditional crafts Sindh is known for, including its music and food, could suddenly be accessed at the lawns of the Mohatta Palace Museum in the shape of Sindh Indigenous and Traditional Crafts Company’s (Sitco) three-day Craft Mela, which opened here on Friday...

    He had also brought with him to display the Tamgha-i-Imtiaz awarded to him by the Government of Pakistan in recognition of his work...

  • Pakistan crafts plan to cut carbon emissions 30pc by 2025

    ISLAMABAD: As Pakistan struggles with the rising risks of floods and melting glaciers, it is crafting a plan to cut its planet-warming emissions under a new global climate deal due to be agreed in Paris in December...

    Pakistan is currently considering a goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent from 2008 levels by 2025...

  • Gilgit-Baltistan crafts attract visitors in throngs

    The two-day exhibition, called Jewel of Pakistan, was arranged in collaboration with the district government Faisalabad, Lahore and Faisalabad of chambers of commerce and industry, Aga Khan Rural Support Pakistan, Serena Hotels and Forest and Wildlife department of GB...

    People gave us a warm welcome, purchased items from the stall and kept asking about the handicrafts of the GB, Naseem said, adding that she had visited different...

  • Using crafts to heal the scars of conflict

    RAWALPINDI: In the aftermath of any disaster or conflict, rebuilding homes is seen as the most important way to restore normalcy to any ravaged community...

    But the rehabilitation of the people who will occupy these new homes; those who have to live with trauma, is just as essential for normalisation as material assistance
  • Artisans display traditional crafts in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: A joint Truck Art and Lacquer exhibition is continuing at the Bazaar Court honouring the popular and traditional crafts...

    Asma Khan, Director of the SerenArts, said: “The artisans will be present in the Bazaar Court and working on their crafts for a week...

  • Wonder crafts to jazz up your room!

    So today, I am bringing to you some of the DIY crafts that you can make at home with a little or no help from elders (the supervision from the elders is always advisable, nevertheless!) from mostly recycled stuff that won’t cost you much...

    What you need for most crafts:• Empty cardboard boxes• White papers or old newspapers• Scissors• White glue (German glue)• Paper cutter• Glaze paper• PencilPhoto frameHandmade things like cards and...

  • Likely to spare Sindh coast, Ashobaa turns city weather pleasant

    KARACHI: The tropical cyclone Ashobaa, currently located at around 700 kilometres south of the city, has turned north-west towards the Persian Gulf, missing the Sindh coast though affecting weather in Pakistan’s coastal areas including Karachi...

    Though still quite far from the coast, Ashobaa has started influencing the weather of Karachi that experienced a cloudy day, said a weatherman...

  • Can CPEC weather Pakistan's political storm?

    In a highly partisan political environment, China reiterated its neutrality towards the internal affairs of the country by stating its resolve to abide by ‘a strategic cooperative partnership with Pakistan’...

    A statement on the subject mailed to Dawn by the Chinese Embassy reads, “It hopes that all parties and sections in Pakistan can prioritise state and national interests, properly deal with their domestic affairs, maintain unity...

  • Bad weather delays fourth day of Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test

    Overnight rain and poor light continued to mar the first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, stopping the start of play on the fourth day on Saturday...

    The Test is the first in Pakistan since a militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus killed eight people in March 2009, leading to the suspension of international cricket in the country as foreign teams refused to visit over security fears...

  • Pakistan face Slovenia today amid inclement weather

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan take on Slovenia in the Davis Cup Asia Oceania playoff starting here at the Pakistan Sports Complex on Friday amid inclement weather conditions in the federal capital...

    Meanwhile, the referee said while the weather in the federal capital was unpredictable the tie was most likely to happen on March 6-7...

  • PM Imran hopeful Pakistan's 'hot and dry' weather will mitigate virus threat

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday expressed the hope that Pakistan's "hot and dry" weather will help to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak, urging citizens to exercise social distancing and self-discipline...

    There is a difference of opinion, but some doctors say that the type of heat Pakistan experiences, that makes the virus lose its effectiveness [to spread]...

  • Overeating, weather led to increased gastro cases

    ISLAMABAD: Health experts blame rising gastro cases on humid weather and change in eating habits after the fasting month of Ramazan...

    Moreover, suffocation and humidity also one of the reasons for gastro as food is spoiled more quickly during this weather,” he said...

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