Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sweet potatoes and corn kernel: Two roadside snacks for winter

Sweet potatoes and corn kernel: Two roadside snacks for winter

KARACHI: They seem like big pieces of coal or dead mice laid out in rows by some sadistic soul. What are these pushcart vendors selling? On closer inspection, one may also see lots of lime along the stuff. So is it something to eat?

Lahore Literary festival to kick off on Feb 19

LAHORE: The fourth edition of the three-day Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) will start from Feb 19. “This year’s three-day, free and open-to-public event will feature some of the most insightful voices from home and abroad in rewarding, thought-provoking discussions on literature and arts,” said Razi Ahmed, founder and chief executive officer of the LLF, in

Addictive Sweet Potato Burritos

Ingredients  1 tablespoon vegetable oil two tablespoons ground cumin one onion (chopped) 4 cloves garlic (minced) 3 table spoons soy sauce 1 pinch cayenne pepper 6 cups canned kidney beans (drained) 2 cups water 8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese 12 (10 inch) flour tortillas, warmed 3 tablespoons chili powder 4 teaspoons prepared mustard 4 cups

APS mastermind claims Bacha Khan University attack, 21 killed

PESHAWAR: Unidentified gunmen entered Bacha Khan University in Khyber Pakhtunkha’s Charsadda town Wednesday and opened fire on students and faculty members as they gathered at the school for a poetry recital to commemorate the death anniversary of the activist and leader whom the school is named after. The mastermind of the APS Peshawar attack, Omar

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.