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The history of Karachi’s Homi Katrak Chambers

If you head to Clifton after passing Sind Club and Frere Hall in Karachi, you’ll come to a traffic signal at Lilly Bridge, with a piece of history on its left: Homi Katrak Chambers. This stunning pre-Partition heritage building was bought by TPL Properties and will be converted into a luxury real estate complex. This is its story. Photo: Twitter/@annusraza The building’s story begins with a Zoroastrian businessman by the name of Kavasji Katrak. He came to India in the early 1900s and was base...
Tags: UK, Life, India, Heritage, Pakistan, Clifton, KARACHI, Pinto, St Johns, Yusuf, RAWALPINDI, Jamshed, Katrak Parsi Colony, Homi, Lever Brothers, Abdullah Haroon


Peshawar’s Zoroastrian cemetery vulnerable to land grab

THE boundary walls of the historic Parsi graveyard located in Peshawar Cantonment are under threat of encroachment as it has become a safe haven for drug addicts and junkyard for the people residing around it. Article by Sher Alam Shinwari | A local resident claiming anonymity told this scribe that some individuals, apparently the gunmen of land grabbers, late in the night walked up to the graveyard and began removing bricks of its boundary walls and made off along the uprooted bricks. “Accord...
Tags: News, Australia, Life, India, Canada, Pakistan, Christian, Peshawar, Islamabad, Gujarat, LAHORE, KARACHI, Quetta, Multan, Hasan, RAWALPINDI


Pakistan thrash Bangladesh in first Test in Rawalpindi

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by an innings and 44 runs in Rawalpindi to take a 1-0 lead in their two-match series.
Tags: Sport, Pakistan, Bangladesh, RAWALPINDI


Pakistan court jails dozens of Islamists over Asia Bibi protests

A Pakistani court has sentenced more than 80 Islamists to 55 years in prison each after protests linked to the 2018 acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman accused of blasphemy, one of their senior leaders told AFP. The sentence -- an unusually harsh one in Pakistan, where blasphemy is an extremely sensitive issue -- was announced by a lower court in the garrison town of Rawalpindi on Thursday, said Pir Ejaz Ashrafi, a senior leader of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP).
Tags: Asia, News, Pakistan, Afp, Tehreek, RAWALPINDI, Asia Bibi, Labaik Pakistan, Pir Ejaz Ashrafi


Pakistani court hands down 55-year sentences to 86 Islamists

A Pakistani court has sentenced 86 members of a radical Islamist party to 55-year prison terms each for taking part in violent rallies in 2018 over the acquittal of a Christian woman in a blasphemy case, a party official said Friday. The verdicts, unusually harsh for Pakistan, were announced late Thursday night by the court in Rawalpindi, a garrison city near Islamabad. Pir Ejaz Ashrafi, a senior leader of the radical Tehreek-e-Labbaik party, said the sentences would be appealed.
Tags: News, Pakistan, Tehreek, RAWALPINDI, Labbaik, Islamabad Pir Ejaz Ashrafi


Mickey Arthur wants better control from Sri Lanka's bowlers in Karachi

On the last day in Rawalpindi, the partnership between Babar Azam and Abid Ali ticked along at 4.2 runs an ove
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, KARACHI, RAWALPINDI, Babar Azam, Mickey Arthur, Abid Ali


Pakistani lawyer who fought for unlawfully held is abducted

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani lawyer known for pursuing cases of those unlawfully detained by the country’s security agencies was abducted overnight from his home in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, his son said Tuesday. According to the son, several armed men in plainclothes knocked on the gate of the family’s home on Monday night. […]
Tags: News, Nation, Islamabad, RAWALPINDI, Nation & World


Dhananjaya de Silva rates Rawalpindi hundred his second best in Tests

Allrounder also feels No. 6 is the best position for him in the Sri Lankan batting orde
Tags: Sport, Cricket, RAWALPINDI, Dhananjaya de Silva


Why the PCB had to pick Rawalpindi to host Sri Lanka

Most of the other venues do not have the infrastructure to host international cricket
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, PCB, RAWALPINDI


Pakistan v Sri Lanka: Abid Ali becomes first man to score centuries on Test and ODI debuts

Pakistan's Abid Ali becomes the first man to score centuries on their Test and ODI debuts as historic match against Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi ends in a draw.
Tags: Sport, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, RAWALPINDI, Abid Ali


Pakistan v Sri Lanka: Abid Ali becomes first batsman to score centuries on Test and ODI debuts

Pakistan's Abid Ali becomes the first male batsman to score centuries on their Test and ODI debuts as historic match against Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi ends in a draw.
Tags: Sport, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, RAWALPINDI, Abid Ali


Pakistan's Abid first to hit Test & ODI debut tons

Pakistan's Abid Ali becomes the first male batsman to score centuries on their Test and ODI debuts as historic match against Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi ends in a draw.
Tags: News, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, RAWALPINDI, Abid Ali, Abid


Dhanajaya de Silva inches towards ton as rain ruins third day

Only 32 deliveries were possible at Rawalpindi as the draw became increasingly likely
Tags: Sport, Cricket, RAWALPINDI, Dhanajaya de Silva


Live Report - Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test

ESPNcricinfo's live updates on the landmark Rawalpindi Test
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, RAWALPINDI


'We went out to contain in the second session' - Naseem Shah

The teenager explains what Pakistan did differently post-lunch in Rawalpindi to change the game
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Pakistan, RAWALPINDI, Naseem Shah


Pakistan to host Sri Lanka for two-Test series in December

The matches are scheduled to be played in Rawalpindi and Karachi, on December 11 and 19 respectively
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, KARACHI, RAWALPINDI


Pakistan train fire: Karachi to Rawalpindi service blaze kills dozens

Authorities say the fire began when a gas cylinder being used by passengers to cook food exploded.
Tags: News, Pakistan, KARACHI, RAWALPINDI


Pakistan train fire: Karachi to Rawalpindi service set ablaze

Authorities say the fire began when a gas cylinder being used by passengers to cook food exploded.
Tags: News, Pakistan, KARACHI, RAWALPINDI


At least 70 dead after fire on train in Pakistan – video

A gas canister being used by passengers to cook breakfast exploded on a train between Karachi and Rawalpindi, officials have said. The resulting fire destroyed three carriages in the south of Punjab province. Most people died while trying to jump off the moving train, according to the railways ministerMore than 60 dead after fire on Pakistan passenger train Continue reading...
Tags: World news, South and Central Asia, Pakistan, Rail transport, Punjab, KARACHI, RAWALPINDI


Prince William and wife Kate land in Pakistan capital after aborted flight

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate landed in Pakistan's capital Islamabad on Friday, after turbulence forced the couple to stay overnight in Lahore in a change to their tightly-choreographed itinerary. On Thursday an RAF Voyager carrying the royals, who are on a four-day official visit to Pakistan, aborted landings in Islamabad and nearby Rawalpindi due to severe turbulence.
Tags: News, Britain, Pakistan, Prince William, Raf, Kate, William, Islamabad, LAHORE, RAWALPINDI


UPDATE 1-Plane carrying UK's William and Kate twice aborts Pakistan landing in severe turbulence

Britain's Prince William said he and his wife Kate were fine after a Royal Air Force plane carrying the royal couple was forced to abort a landing in Islamabad twice on Thursday and return to Lahore after being caught in a severe thunderstorm. The RAF Voyager plane carrying the royals, who are on a four-day official visit to Pakistan, tried to land twice, at Rawalpindi air base and Islamabad international, before it decided to return to Lahore.
Tags: UK, News, Britain, Royal Air Force, Pakistan, Prince William, Kate, William, Islamabad, LAHORE, RAWALPINDI


The Parsi burial ground is a sign of Rawalpindi’s rich heritage

On Murree Road, in the heart of the city, a lane leads towards a heavy iron gate that opens out on an era of Parsi history Article by Ammad Ali | Daily Times Pakistan Resting place of a WWII soldier of Royal Indian Air Force at Parsi Cemetery Rawalpindi It is a sweltering morning of June 1947. Weeks after vicious communal riots in Rawalpindi, Parsis are proffering teary-eyed goodbye to their home, Rawalpindi – standing amid Parsi cemetery on the narrow patches that part each grave, by laying o...
Tags: Life, India, History, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kabul, Mumbai, Peshawar, Hyderabad, Bombay, Gujarat, KARACHI, RAWALPINDI, Parsi, Gurpurab, Surat


Two decades from now, Pakistan will have no Parsis

Just before sunset, five elderly men leave their homes in the Cyrus Minwalla Colony, the oldest settlement of Karachi’s Parsis, and sit themselves down on cement benches placed alongside a pavement. None of them get into a conversation: two of them read the day’s newspapers, two others seem lost in thought, and the fifth stares at the structure on the opposite side of the boulevard, at the Tower of Silence, where Zoroastrians keep their dead for decomposition. Article by  Arshad Yousafzai | The ...
Tags: Life, India, Heritage, Pakistan, Peshawar, Islamabad, LAHORE, KARACHI, Nowruz, Persia, Quetta, Multan, RAWALPINDI, Parsi, Sindh, Navsari


Stories Of The Victims Of The New Zealand Mosque Attack

An attack on a New Zealand mosque took the lives of 50 worshippers Friday and left dozens more wounded when a white supremacist opened fire and live-streamed the shootings. Here are the stories of some of those killed and wounded. THE DEAD HUSNA AHMED Farid Ahmed refuses to turn his back on his adopted home, despite losing his 45-year-old wife, Husna Ahmed, in the Al Noor mosque attack. They had split up to go to the bathroom when it happened. The gunman livestreamed the massacre on the inter...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, News, Minneapolis, Saudi Arabia, India, Ap, Malaysia, Pakistan, West Bank, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, New Zealand, Bangladesh, Associated Press, Jordan


British child raised in Pakistan jail returned to UK without mother

Khadija Shah gave birth to daughter Malaika, now 6, while serving a life sentence for smuggling heroinA six-year-old girl who has spent her entire life inside a Pakistani prison after her British mother was convicted of drug trafficking has been released and returned to the UK.Khadija Shah, 32, gave birth to her daughter Malaika while serving a life sentence inside the notorious Adiala prison in Rawalpindi, in the Punjab province. Continue reading...
Tags: UK, Drugs, Society, UK News, World news, South and Central Asia, Pakistan, Drugs trade, Birmingham, Punjab, RAWALPINDI, Malaika, Khadija Shah


Man impregnates 16-y-o daughter in Rawalpindi

The post Man impregnates 16-y-o daughter in Rawalpindi appeared first on Jahane Rumi.
Tags: Video, Religion, RAWALPINDI


Pakistan 'captures Indian pilot after shooting down two jets in dogfight over Kashmir'

Two planes shot down over Kashmir border Pakistan claims to have two pilots held Sources: jets shot down in 'four-on-four' dogfight Both countries dispute each other's claims Analysis: Pakistan and India need help climbing down, or risk another war over Kashmir ​ Pakistan has claimed to have shot down two Indian jets and captured a pilot after a dogfight over Kashmir, igniting fears of an all-out conflict between the nuclear-armed neighbours.  Tensions remain high on the Asian Subcon...
Tags: News, China, India, Narendra Modi, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Army, Un, Al Qaeda, Air Force, Delhi, Kashmir, Islamabad, South Asia, Asif Ghafoor, Iaf


Pakistan 'captures Indian pilots after shooting down two Indian jets'

Two planes shot down over Kashmir border Pakistan claims to have two pilots held India have not responded to the claims Islamabad closes Pakistan airspace Pakistan has claimed to have shot down two Indian jets and captured two pilots, igniting fears of an all-out conflict between the nuclear-armed neighbours.  Tensions remain high on the Asian Subcontinent where tens of thousands of Indian and Pakistani soldiers face off along the disputed Kashmir boundary. Major General Asif Ghafoor said one of...
Tags: News, India, Narendra Modi, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Un, Al Qaeda, Air Force, Delhi, Kashmir, Islamabad, Asif Ghafoor, Iaf, Modi, Indian Kashmir, Srinagar


Pakistan military warns India against 'misadventure'

Pakistan's military warned India on Friday against "misadventure", saying it was capable of responding to any threats as tensions simmer between the two nuclear-armed neighbours. "We hope you will not mess up with us," military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor told a press briefing in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, the second such message Pakistan has sent to New Delhi in as many days. Tensions have risen in the days following a suicide attack in Kashmir that killed 41 Indian paramilitar...
Tags: News, India, Pakistan, New Delhi, Kashmir, Asif Ghafoor, Jaish, RAWALPINDI, Mohammed JeM


India to Stop Its Share of Water From Flowing Into Pakistan

On Friday, Pakistan’s army spokesman said that the country did not want a war with India but warned that Islamabad would retaliate and “dominate the escalation ladder” if New Delhi authorized any military strikes. “Pakistan’s armed forces shall never be surprised by you, but let me assure you we shall surprise you,” Major General Asif Ghafoor said at a press conference in the garrison town of Rawalpindi on Friday.
Tags: News, India, Pakistan, New Delhi, Islamabad, Asif Ghafoor, RAWALPINDI