Modern-day 7 wonders for every traveller’s bucket list Of the original Seven Wonders of the World, only the Great Pyramids remain. And while The Great Pyramid of Giza, The Hanging Gardens of Babylon and The Colossus of Rhodes were on every traveller’s bucket list, they may now be overruled by the modern traveller. A new list has been compiled by […]

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Pictures of the day: February 27, 2017 A Syrian Civil Defence volunteer, also known as the White Helmets, runs amid the smoke and dust in search for survivors following reported government airstrike on the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the capital Damascus. PHOTO: AFP Villagers take part in a festive game […]

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FPW SS 2017: Little hits, big misses From a week which spanned only two days and designer showcases that two timed to fill in the spots. I couldn’t be more ecstatic to be back at a platform which made me a blogger almost six years back. FPW finally lived upto its Karachi credentials for it […]

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LG’s new G6 might be the best smartphone to come out this year LG has just unveiled its much awaited smartphone, the flagship G6, at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) which can quite easily be the best mobile device to come out this year so far. The South Korean manufacturer seems to have learned from […]

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In pictures: Oscars red carpet The 2017 Academy Awards commenced in Los Angeles last night, with Hollywood’s elite making heads turn as they made their way down the red carpet. Plunging neck lines, chic ensembles and sophisticated gowns unsurprisingly stole the show until a mishap caused confusion on stage. It was the first time in living memory […]

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Challenges that face Coke Studio 10 Over the past few years, Coke Studio has become an idea of its own. It represents all that has been missing in the mainstream Pakistani narrative – the colours, the vibrancy and a gamut of ideas that we need Pakistan to be represented by, especially in such difficult times. […]

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LIVE: Karachi lose four in chase of 124 against Islamabad Misbahul Haq’s Islamabad United are ready to face Kumar Sangakkara’s Karachi Kings in the last group match of the second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Dubai Cricket Stadium on Sunday. For Islamabad, it is their chance of cementing top place on the […]

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Iconic Nokia 3310 is back The iconic Nokia 3310 handset has made a comeback and is soon to be on sale for $52. The legend is back. #NOKIA #NOKIA3310 #MWC17 pic.twitter.com/0EyVtfoD4U — R. Raziman (@R_Raziman) February 26, 2017 HMD Global has revamped the classic 3310 but keeping the qualities that made the original handset so […]

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Major dilemmas of countering terrorism The terrorist incidents in different parts of Pakistan in rapid succession in February this year have brought Pakistan’s policy of countering terrorism in sharp focus. How and why terrorist activity escalated when there was a noticeable decline in such activity in 2016? What should now be done to totally eliminate […]

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Sukkur police arrest two men collecting charity for banned outfits SUKKUR: The Sukkur police arrested on Saturday two men collecting charity for a banned outfit in the name of a madrassa based in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), said Sukkur SSP Amjad Ahmed Shaikh. According to the SSP, the special branch of Sukkur arrested the two suspects, identified as […]

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