Architects create edible gingerbread city to whet appetite for design

Architects create edible gingerbread city to whet appetite for design

LONDON: Architects swapped traditional building materials for sugar and spice to create an edible gingerbread city of the future at London’s V&A Museum, to show that urban planning can be fun, and tasty. The annual exhibition, which runs from Dec. 8 to Jan. 6, showcases buildings by architects, designers and...

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Huawei executive arrested in Canada, investigations underway

Huawei executive arrested in Canada, investigations underway

OTTAWA: A top executive and daughter of the founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei has been arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States, officials said Thursday, angering Beijing days into a trade war truce with the US. The detention of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief financial officer, comes...

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George Bush to be laid to rest post four-day tribute

George Bush to be laid to rest post four-day tribute

George H.W. Bush was to be laid to rest Thursday, concluding a four-day tribute to the 41st president that saw America briefly set aside its political divisions. After a state funeral Wednesday in Washington that was attended by the country’s five living presidents and foreign dignitaries, Bush’s flag-draped coffin was...

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Ashiana Housing case: PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif to be imprisoned

Ashiana Housing case: PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif to be imprisoned

LAHORE: An accountability court on Thursday ordered that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif, who has been taken into custody pertaining to the Ashiana Iqbal Housing Scheme case, be sent to jail. Shehbaz, who has been in National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) custody since October 5 in connection to the Ashiana Iqbal...

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Malala Yousufzai to receive Gleitsman Award for her global movement today

Malala Yousufzai to receive Gleitsman Award for her global movement today

Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai will receive the 2018 Gleitsman Award from the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School for her global movement to equip girls with 12 years of free, quality, and safe education. The award will be presented to Malala at a public ceremony at Harvard...

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Priyanka’s ‘special’ moment during Hindu wedding ceremony

Priyanka’s ‘special’ moment during Hindu wedding ceremony

Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra and US pop singer Nick Jonas tied the knot over a three-day ceremony at Umaid Bhawan Palace of Jodhpur last week. The pictures of the couple at their Christian and Hindu ceremony were released by People magazine while Nick and Priyanka shared pictures of their sangeet...

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Anti-encroachment drive sets in some serious health issues for Karachi residents

Anti-encroachment drive sets in some serious health issues for Karachi residents

KARACHI: Due to the ongoing anti-encroachment drive in Karachi, health issues have gushed out amid local residents, while putting others at risk of smoke-related diseases. In Karachi, winter season is approaching and there is an increase in dust particles in the air due to rubble of the demolished structures. Jinnah...

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Farmers protest in Lahore enters second day

Farmers protest in Lahore enters second day

LAHORE: The farmers protest and sit-in at Thokar Niaz Baig here continued on second day after the talks between government officials and farmers failed on Wednesday (yesterday). According to media sources protesters have opened road for the vehicular traffic going out of Lahore. However, vehicles coming to the city finding...

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COAS Bajwa and PM Imran Khan discuss Pakistan’s security affairs

COAS Bajwa and PM Imran Khan discuss Pakistan’s security affairs

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Wednesday called on PM Imran Khan and discussed with him national security of Pakistan among other affairs, a spokesman for the PM’s office revealed. Moreover, besides national security, the spokesman said, the two figures also discussed professional affairs pertaining to...

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PM Imran Khan to chair federal cabinet meeting today to discuss state affairs

PM Imran Khan to chair federal cabinet meeting today to discuss state affairs

ISLAMABAD: PM Imran Khan will chair a meeting of the federal cabinet today (Wednesday). A 20-point agenda will be discussed during the meeting which was also review implementation of the decisions taken during the last cabinet meeting as well as accord approval for those taken by the Economic Coordination Committee...

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