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April 23, 2018 12:00 AM Polish men detained over Hitler’s birthday concert

WARSAW: Two men have been detained in Poland on suspicion of spreading fascism by organising a concert to mark Adolf Hitler’s birthday, a prosecutor told AFP on Sunday. The men, who have not been identified, were detained during a series of raids in Dzierzoniow on Saturday evening by around 300 policemen and agents from Poland’s Internal Security Agency

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Japan PM sends offering to war shrine

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine Saturday but has no plans to visit it to avoid tensions ahead of a three-way meeting with China and South Korea, officials and local media said. Abe sent a sacred “masakaki” tree bearing his name to the shrine as it started a three-day spring festival 3

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Sikh Yatrees leave for India

LAHORE:The Sikh Yatrees after attending the Besakhi festival returned to their homeland on Saturday by special trains. The first train with 650 Sikh Yatrees on board, left for India via Wagah border early in the morning, while a total of 1,730 pilgrims returned to India in three trains. The Besakhi festival is a long established harvest festival in Punjab

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Huge potential for aviation business’

KARACHI: There is a huge potential for aviation business in Pakistan, mainly after the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), said Kanaporn Apinonkul, country manager of Thai Airways International. Speaking to a group of journalists at the concluding ceremony of two weeks Thailand food festival, he said, at present, Thai Airways operated daily flight 1

April 16, 2018 12:00 AM Award-winning Italian filmmaker Vittorio Taviani dies

ROME: Italian filmmaker and Cannes Film Festival winner Vittorio Taviani has died aged 88, according to media reports on Sunday citing family sources. Taviani and his brother Paolo formed one of cinema’s greatest directorial duos and made politically engaged films together for over half a century. One of their best-known was the gritty biopic "Padre 1

April 13, 2018 12:00 AM 1,700 Sikh yatrees arrive

LAHORE: More than 1,700 Sikh yatrees arrived in Lahore through Wagah Railway Station Thursday to participate in the Baisakhi Festival. Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Secretary Muhammad Tariq Wazir and Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Pardhan Sardar Tara Singh welcomed the Sikh pilgrims at Wagah. Muhammad Tariq Wazir said arrangements 3

March 21, 2018 1:34 PM Pakistan Food Festival kicks off in Ankara

ISLAMABAD: A two days “Pakistan Food Festival” started Wednesday at the Embassy of Pakistan in Ankara as part of the Pakistan Day celebrations, where a variety of dishes of Pakistani cuisine will be presented. Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi at the launch of the Pakistan Food Festival said Pakistan’s rich and delicious cuisine 2

March 16, 2018 11:49 PM Festival of Lights to bring light for cancer patients

KARACHI: Students of Dawood Public School organized a fund-raising event, called the DPS Festival of Lights in order to create awareness and raise funds for Bait-ul-Sukoon Cancer Hospital. Students, teachers and parents participated in the Festival of Lights where various fun activities including parades, were organized to inculcate a sense of community-spirit

March 5, 2018 12:00 AM Balochistanwill benefitmost from CPEC: president

SIBBI: President Mamnoon Hussain on Sunday said the people of Balochistan and underprivileged areas would benefit most from the China Pakistan Economic Corridor. Addressing a festival here, he said: “It’s an undeniable fact that the people of Balochistan have the foremost right to the province. He assured that the province “will be protected”. He said the CPEC, besides 13

March 1, 2018 12:00 AM Silent majority ruled in favour of PML-N in Lodhran: Shahbaz

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Shahbaz Sharif on Wednesday said the silent majority had given its verdict in favour of PML-Nin Lodhran. “The common man has defeated the owner of palaces and aeroplane in Lodhran. The multi-billionaire has been defeated and a common man Pir Iqbal who, lives among the masses, has won. An evil effort of trading conscience has remained 15