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    Zgm Embroidery Machines In Karachi Beach

  • Festival to teach children traditional embroidery, stone-carving

    ISLAMABAD: Lok Virsa inaugurated a five-day children training program in ‘Embroidery and Stone Carving with Artisans’ on Tuesday in collaboration with the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) as part of its ongoing ‘Craft is Knowledge’ series...

    Amjad Butt, who makes Kashmiri embroidery told Dawn such events have always been very beneficial for him as he ends up getting more orders...

  • With few rights, embroidery workers face uncertain future

    KARACHI: Rehana, 40, distinctly remembers the day she had moved to Yousuf Goth in Gadap from Lahore around 24 years back...

    “I walked into a house full of people whom I didn’t know,” she says while working on an adda [embroidery frame] that is used for embroidery in her one-room home...

  • First batch of machines to lift garbage from Karachi arrives from China

    KARACHI: The first batch of machines imported from China to lift garbage in Karachi’s district South has arrived at the Karachi port and the second shipment is expected to arrive next week, officials in the Sindh government told Dawn on Friday...

    Mr Shoro said the second shipment of machines will arrive on Jan 10 and will include loaders and other heavy equipment...

  • 12 picnickers drown at Karachi's Hawksbay beach, say police

    At least 12 people, including three teenagers, of two families drowned at Karachi’s Hawksbay beach on Saturday evening after they were swept away by strong waves, police officials said...

    The incident occurred when the families were picnicking at the popular beach despite the ban on swimming imposed by the provincial government’s Home Department during the monsoon season due to rough waters...

  • Karachi Platinum clinch top position as Beach Games conclude

    KARACHI: Karachi Platinum team secured top position in the third edition of the KCSA Karachi Beach Games which concluded amid great fanfare and success here as over 800 players and officials participated in it at the Clifton beach recently...

    Karachi Platinum finished with 1248 points to clinch the Dr...

  • DHA Karachi to rename Beach Avenue after Abdul Sattar Edhi

    KARACHI: The Executive Board of DHA in a meeting chaired by its President Commander 5 Corps Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar decided to rename Beach Avenue on Seaview in DHA Phase VIII as Abdul Sattar Edhi Avenue — in recognition of the philanthropist’s legendary services to the humanity...

    It pointed out that Beach Avenue is the most popular road of the metropolis which is frequented by the people visiting the sea in large numbers for...

  • ECP may not use electronic, biometric machines in 2018 polls

    ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Secretary Babar Yaqoob Fateh Muhammad has indicated that electronic voting machines (EVMs) and biometric verification machines will not be used in the 2018 general elections...

    Sharing details of the test run of BVMs in the recently held by-election in Lahore’s NA-120 constituency at a press briefing here on Friday, he disclosed that fingerprints of 12 per cent voters could not be read...

  • Biometric machines to be used in search operations: CM

    The meeting, according to a handout, decided to use biometric machines in search operations and surveillance of the elements included in the Fourth Schedule with the help of modern technology...

    The CM said the use of biometric machines in search operations would start from Lahore and it would gradually be extended to the entire province...

  • Police stations to get biometric machines

    LAHORE: All police stations in Punjab are being given biometric machines to check whereabouts of people not possessing their Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) within no time, quickly detecting those having doubtful credentials and saving the law-abiding citizens from proving their identity in police stations...

    According to official sources, the government had through the Punjab Information Technology Board already...

  • E-voting machines to be used in NA-4 by-elections

    PESHAWAR: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday claimed to have finalised preparations for the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) during the NA-4 Peshawar by-election slated for Oct 26...

    Accompanied by ECP director (IT) Haider Ali, director (election) Mohammad Farid, DRO Peshawar Mohammad Fahim, Mohammad Saeed Sabir and Sohail Khan, the ECP official said more than 100 electronic machines would be used in more than 100...

  • SBP to upgrade printing machines

    KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Tariq Bajwa said on Thursday modern printing machinery will be used to enhance the printing capacity and improve the quality of banknotes...

  • Freedom Drive — magnificent machines run from DHA to Quaid’s mausoleum

    KARACHI: With Pakistan flags fluttering from their ‘A’ pillars, the magnificent machines moved like a caravan from Khayaban-i-Ittehad in Defence Housing Authority to Abdul Sattar Edhi Avenue at the Seaview Beach, Teen Talwar in Clifton to make way to the Quaid-i-Azam’s mausoleum early in the morning on Monday...

    “We are passionate about powerful machines but our roads are a killjoy here,” said Ali Jan...

  • ECP to test biometric machines in NA-19 by-poll

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced Tuesday it will conduct by-election in Haripur's NA-19 constituency using biometric machines in a test run on 30 selected polling stations...

    The ERCP recommended that by-election be conducted through biometric machines to educate the general public about its use in electoral activity...

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