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  • Nigar Khana — historical house of handicrafts

    MULTAN: Nigar Khana, just opposite the mausoleum of saint Shah-Rukn-i-Alam, is known as a house of handicrafts which has been selling antiquities and cultural and artistic items for over 45 years...

    About camel skin handicrafts, Waheed claims that Multan is the only city in the world where this unprecedented art has survived...

  • Danish envoy praises high quality of Swati handicrafts

    MINGORA: Visitors thronged an exhibition of traditional handicrafts, hand-woven shawls and decorative products of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, mainly Swat, here on Thursday...

    Different stalls of the handmade products, embroidery, pots and baskets, shawls, women’s dresses, jewellery and other handicrafts of great artistic skills, designed and created by women, were put on display at the exhibition, which was organised by Khwendo Kor in...

  • Handicrafts of orphan girls on display in Swat

    MINGORA: The display of handmade items made by orphan girls from militancy-hit area of the district attracted a large number of visitors during an art and craft exhibition here on Monday...

    Varieties of handmade items including woolen blankets, cushions, shawls, dresses, hair accessories and others made by orphan girls of Khpal Kor Foundation were displayed in the exhibition
  • Handicrafts at Shah Qabool Bazaar attract buyers

    Fahad Niaz, a teenage artisan at Shah Qabool Bazaar (old Dabgari area), strikes a balance between his school and sports activities to entertain orders of buyers of his artifacts at the lone shop of handicrafts in the once famous music street in the area...

    He adds that the lone handicrafts shop contains 100 different items that are available from just Rs40 to Rs15,000...

  • 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...

    Bhargava told the brides to reason with their husbands first, adding that they should "let the wooden paddles do the talking" if their spouses refuse to listen...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    Elaborating her project’s theme, Amna said the city has several old wooden doors with detailed wood work, geometrical and floral work that...

  • 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...

    The wooden ceiling has been decorated in Mughal-era Islamic architecture which attracts the eye of every visitor...

  • 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...

    “Wooden boats are no longer in use in the rest of the world, but they are still in vogue in South Asia and parts of the Persian Gulf,” said Mohammad Haroon, a boat-builder, in his den at the KFH...

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