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Freight train to leave Britain on long haul for China

Freight train to leave Britain on long haul for China

By Reuters ENGLAND:  The first freight train to run from Britain to China was due to depart on Monday, carrying vitamins, baby products and other goods as Britain seeks to burnish its global trading credentials for when it leaves the European Union. The 7,500-mile journey from eastern England to eastern China will take three weeks, […]

Father sues daughter for taking too long to graduate

Father sues daughter for taking too long to graduate

Father, sues, daughter, for, taking, too, long, to, graduate Agency A father in Austria who had enough of paying his daughter’s tuition fees took her to court to have his debt repaid. The man claimed his daughter studying architecture at the University of Vienna had taken too long to complete her degree. He successfully sued her […]

Famous Karachi bakery left in the lurch after fire brigade fails to respond to calls

Famous Karachi bakery left in the lurch after fire brigade fails to respond to calls

Famous Karachi bakery left in the lurch after fire brigade fails to respond to calls By News Desk / Our Correspondent PHOTO: LALS FACEBOOK PAGE Lals Patisserie, a famous bakery on Khayaban-e-Shahbaz in Karachi, caught fire on Friday, after which the shop suspended all operations. The owner said she kept calling the fire brigade and […]

Actor Shabnam and Liaquat Ali Khan’s biographer Roger Long will attend KLF 2017

Actor Shabnam and Liaquat Ali Khan’s biographer Roger Long will attend KLF 2017

Renowned historian Ayesha Jalal and fiction writer Mustansar Hussain Tarar will be the keynote speakers on the inaugural day, Feb 10, while American philanthropist Bobby Sager and writer Mohammed Hanif will deliver keynote speeches on the closing day, Feb 12, of the three-day 8th Karachi Literature Festival at the Beach Luxury Hotel. This was announced […]