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How a Khairpur date is born and sold (In pictures)

Nadia Agha, DAWN: Pakistan is the sixth largest producer of dates in the world. Thanks to suitable climate conditions, Khairpur in Sindh occupies central place in the country’s date production. Agriculture is central to Khairpur’s economy and date production plays a vital role in providing people with sustainable livelihoods.

People hold flags of China and Pakistan during the Olympic torch ceremony in Islamabad April 16, 2008. Thousands of Pakistani police and paramilitary soldiers were deployed in Islamabad on Wednesday for the Olympic torch relay, as Australia braced for clashes between pro-Tibet supporters and Chinese students.     REUTERS/Mian Khursheed   (PAKISTAN)

Chinese Prefer Pak, Want To Move Away India As Neighbour: Survey

Beijing:  If given a chance to ‘play God’, majority of Chinese would like to redraw country’s map and move away neighbours such as India, Japan with whom Beijing has territorial disputes. Unsurprisingly majority wanted Pakistan often referred as all-weather ally by Chinese leaders and media to remain as a neighbour.

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Some in PTI vying for Senate tickets

ISLAMABAD: With Senate elections due in March, many in the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf — a party which just a couple of months ago, at the peak of its sit-in, was bent upon wrapping the entire system and refused to be part of parliament which it alleged had come into being as a result of rigged elections

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People hold flags of China and Pakistan during the Olympic torch ceremony in Islamabad April 16, 2008. Thousands of Pakistani police and paramilitary soldiers were deployed in Islamabad on Wednesday for the Olympic torch relay, as Australia braced for clashes between pro-Tibet supporters and Chinese students.     REUTERS/Mian Khursheed   (PAKISTAN)

Chinese Prefer Pak, Want To Move Away India As Neighbour: Survey

Beijing:  If given a chance to ‘play God’, majority of Chinese would like to redraw country’s map and move away neighbours such as India, Japan with whom Beijing has territorial disputes. Unsurprisingly majority wanted Pakistan often referred as all-weather ally by Chinese leaders and media to remain as a neighbour.

People hold flags of China and Pakistan during the Olympic torch ceremony in Islamabad April 16, 2008. Thousands of Pakistani police and paramilitary soldiers were deployed in Islamabad on Wednesday for the Olympic torch relay, as Australia braced for clashes between pro-Tibet supporters and Chinese students.     REUTERS/Mian Khursheed   (PAKISTAN)

Chinese Prefer Pak, Want To Move Away India As Neighbour: Survey

Beijing:  If given a chance to ‘play God’, majority of Chinese would like to redraw country’s map and move away neighbours such as India, Japan with whom Beijing has territorial disputes. Unsurprisingly majority wanted Pakistan often referred as all-weather ally by Chinese leaders and media to remain as a neighbour.

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First women elected to office in Saudi Arabia

At least 17 women have been elected to public office in Saudi Arabia, according to preliminary results published in state media Monday. Saturday’s historic elections for municipal councils marked the first time women in the country were allowed to vote and to run for office.

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Qatar may fund energy, other projects in Venezuela

Qatar is considering funding projects in Venezuela, industry and diplomatic sources said, as the Latin American state lobbies fellow crude producers to help repair the damage done to its economy by plummeting oil revenues. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said during a visit to Doha on Monday that his country was firming up billions of dollars

Saudia Local Voting

First women elected to office in Saudi Arabia

At least 17 women have been elected to public office in Saudi Arabia, according to preliminary results published in state media Monday. Saturday’s historic elections for municipal councils marked the first time women in the country were allowed to vote and to run for office.

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The 5 golden rules of healthy eating in Ramazan

1) Hydration, Hydration, Hydration Dehydration is the toughest part of fasting, especially in summer, but loading up on water on sehri isn’t the best plan. Filling your stomach like a water balloon results in one of two things – throwing up or multiple visits to the loo. It’s far smarter to stagger your hydration through

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Naan Pizza with Asparagus Pesto, Prosciutto, Goat Cheese & Fontina

Ingredients Pizza: 2 Pieces Garlic Naan 1 Cup Fontina – shredded 4 ounces Goat Cheese 1 small Shallot – thinly sliced 1 clove of Garlic – thinly sliced 3 ounces Prosciutto – thinly sliced Fresh Basil, to taste Lemon Zest, to taste Chives, to taste – thinly sliced Asparagus Pesto: (yield – about 1 ½

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The 5 golden rules of healthy eating in Ramazan

1) Hydration, Hydration, Hydration Dehydration is the toughest part of fasting, especially in summer, but loading up on water on sehri isn’t the best plan. Filling your stomach like a water balloon results in one of two things – throwing up or multiple visits to the loo. It’s far smarter to stagger your hydration through

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Secret to Happy Married Life..

A couple married for more than 60 years. They shared everything and talked about everything, They never even kept any secrets from each other except for one. Women kept a shoe box in top of her closet and told her husband never to open it or ask about it. For all these years, her husband

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was born on October 13, 1948, in Lyallpur, Pakistan. He learned qawwali, a type of Muslim devotional music, from his father. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was also known as “ Shehansha of Qawwali ”, meaning “King of Qawwali”. In 1966, (At the age of 16), he sang qawwali for the first

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