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  • Pakistan finish with wooden spoon in Melbourne

    MELBOURNE: Pakistan ended with the wooden spoon in the Four-Nation International Festival of Hockey in Australia when they lost 2-1 to Japan in the third place classification match at Melbourne’s State Netball Hockey Centre on Sunday...

    It was the fourth straight defeat for Pakistan at the tournament...

  • Wooden packaging banned

    ISLAMABAD: The government has imposed a ban on the use of wooden packaging material for exporting perishables with effect from May 20, 2015...

    Through a notification, the Ministry of National Food Security and Research has warned that no official certificate will be issued to any perishable including fruits and vegetables in wooden packaging for export...

  • India brides get wooden paddles to beat drunk husbands

    An Indian state minister has given hundreds of wooden bats to newly-wed brides, urging them to use the paddle as a weapon if their husbands turn alcoholic or abusive...

    The nearly foot-long paddles are emblazoned with messages that read: "For beating drunkards" and "Police won't intervene"...

  • Mango growers defend ban on wooden crates

    MULTAN: Mango Growers’ Cooperative Society Limited chairperson Syed Zahid Husain Gardezi says that ban on the use of wooden crates for the export of mango by the Plant Protection and Quality Control Authority (PP and QCA) is in line with the demand of the mango growers to add value and food safety to the exotic fruit...

    Mr Gardezi said the use of wooden crates for marketing horticulture produce not only degenerates the quality of...

  • 1,500-year-old wooden foot found in Austria

    VIENNA: Archaeologists in Austria said on Thursday they had found what they believe to be Europe’s oldest prosthetic implant in the shape of a wooden foot dating from the sixth century...

    “He appears to have got over the loss of his foot and lived for two more years at least with this implant, and walking pretty well,” Sabine Ladstaetter from the Austrian Archeological Institute (OeAI) said...

  • Culture Circle: Exhibition portrays beauty of old wooden doors

    An exhibition of photographs based on a research project titled ‘Dastak’ by Amna Arif, a graduate of Punjab University College of Art and Design on Lahore’s old wooden doors and heritage, attracted a large number of historians and nostalgic souls to Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall recently...

    Lahore’s ages-old architecture and heritage always worked as a magnetic force for me,” the artist told Dawn...

  • Ancient wooden mosque in Timergara still holds its grandeur

    TIMERGARA: The wooden Baba Jee Mosque situated in the centre of Timergara city with unique artisan work has retained its original structure even after over 115 years of its construction, attracting a large number of visitors...

    Abdul Hanan, a local elder, told Dawn that the wood for the mosque was provided by the then Nawab of Dir Mohammad Sharief Khan...

  • Wooden boats still alive in South Asia

    KARACHI: The wooden boats, which have become extinct in the rest of the global shipping arena, are still favourites in South Asia, which fetch handsome economic fortune for the builders and their customers...

    Its workers, carpenters, artisans, painters and designers find little time of respite from the routine work they have been doing for decades and through generations...

  • Wooden rail sleepers ‘scrap’ burnt in Gujranwala

    GUJRANWALA: A railways warehouse in Haripur area of Wazirabad housing wooden sleepers and their scrap caught fire on Sunday and it took firefighters some 20 hours to control the blaze...

    Sources said teams of Railways, Municipal Corporation, Wazirabad tehsil administration, police and Rescue 1122 struggled for over 15 hours but could not douse the fire...

  • Advice: Early to bed, early to rise

    One of the greatest blessings of Ramazan is that it offers us the opportunity to build a habit of ‘early to bed and early to rise’...

    Throughout the year most of us, even though we are aware of its benefits, find it difficult to build this habit and make it our daily routine to go to bed early...

  • Put to bed

    KARACHI: It is a bed without a mattress, though you may also place a mattress on it if you like...

    Traditionally made from a wooden frame attached to four broad wooden legs, the charpoy has itself seen some urbanisation...

  • Life no bed of roses for third gender

    She flits from car to car, asking for alms and bestowing blessings when she receives a fiver...

    It’s not a lavish lifestyle; when we meet in the early afternoon, one of the girls has just had yogurt for breakfast and another goes to the next house to borrow milk for tea...

  • Letter from Paris: Bed & breakfast with the dead anyone?

    The latest controversy causing sparks here is a decision by the mayor of Paris authorising a tourism and hotel agency called Airbnb to organise a competition that would offer the winners bed & breakfast for two, free of course, in the catacombs of Paris...

    But then you may ask: what on earth are these catacombs for heaven’s sake? Well, the explanation simply is that there used to be an underground mortuary, the biggest graveyard in...

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