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Wooden toys no longer in vogue

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LAHORE: Although the art of crafting toys out of wood is slowly fading away, there are craftsmen who still continue to make a living through this art, keeping the profession of their ancestors alive. “The art of transforming wooden pieces into toys runs in my family for generations,” says craftsman Muhammad Sarfaraz who is associated […]

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Lok Mela 2018: G-B musicians enthrall audience

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ISLAMABAD: The annual folk festival (Lok Mela), being held at Lok Virsa Shakarparian, under the aegis of Lok Virsa, successfully showcased the rich cultural identity of Gilgit-Baltistan, on Saturday. While visiting the festival grounds, It is distinctly visible that a unique combination of cultural heritage of all federating units has been impressively presented by the organisers […]

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Capital scene: Online tutors a click away

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ISLAMABAD: With the advent of modern technology that brought certain changes in our lives the parents’ concern of hiring a good tutor is just one click away and they can engage one of their own choice online now. “Teaching Qura’an online to the children to the locals and overseas aspirants is not a new practice […]

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Faryal raises voice for media

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Karachi  –  Pakistan People’s Party Women Wing President and MPA Faryal Talpur has said that journalists have been at the forefront of democratic struggle in the country. She said that other than Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto’s struggle for democracy, the journalist community in the country had played their important role for supremacy and […]

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Cabinet approves phase-wise ban on plastic bags across Sindh

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KARACHI: The Sindh cabinet on Saturday decided to impose a phase-wise ban on use of polythene and plastic bags in the province, with Sukkur being the first district where such bags would be banned within next three months. The meeting of the cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, was held at the New […]

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Demolition of newspaper stalls across Karachi condemned

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The Markazi Anjuman Akhbar Faroshan has condemned the civic agencies for the demolition of stalls of newspaper hawkers in Karachi as part of their ongoing anti-encroachment campaign under way across the metropolis. The central association of newspaper hawkers and sellers held an emergency meeting on Saturday with Mohammad Iqbal Noon in chair. Representative leaders of […]

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Pakistan Navy conducts “Beach Cleaning & Tree Plantation Campaign” in Karachi

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In order to create awareness amongst general populace regarding the importance of cleanliness, Pakistan Navy conducted Beach Cleaning & Tree Plantation Campaign at Sea view. A large number of PN officers, men, students of Bahria Colleges/ Bahria Model Schools and various civil society segments participated in the campaign. Mr Imran Ismail Governor Sindh graced the […]

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Streaming on tap

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How often does it happen that you have to watch Pakistan play and by the time you find a stream that works, both the openers are gone? Okay, let’s not open those wounds. But what if there was one website you could conveniently stream all our batting collapses on? Sounds like a dream for all […]

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