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  • Tislamabad - On the occasion of the National Day of Hungary and the 62th anniversary of the 1956 Revolution, a food gala was arranged in collaboration with Serena hotel and Hungarian Gastronomic National Association which attracted quite a few hungry guests at the event.  The invitation ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - It was a house full at the beautifully manicured Spanish garden of Carlos Morales, the Spanish ambassador for Pakistan. The guests had come to say goodbye to the ambassador who has spent more than 3 years in Pakistan and is leaving soon for Spain to take up his new assignment at the ...

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  • TIslamabad-The air in Nadia Coffee shop of Marriott Islamabad was filled with the aroma of Shinwari cuisine on a Friday night. As winter approaches in the capital, it brings with it a change in preference of cuisine. To tantalise the taste buds during the season, Marriott has recently introduced ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - It’s a game of numbers when it comes to Iftari competition in Islamabad. The larger the number of items offered, higher the price.  In last one year, new eateries have popped up in different sectors of Islamabad and F-7 is now the new Mecca for the food aficionados with ...

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  • Tislamabad - The word Giralda has multiple meanings. An icon of Seville, Spain, Giralda, the magnificent Bell Tower of a cathedral has weathered many storms since it stood on the ground in 1195,   built by a Muslim architect as the minaret of the Aljama mosque, before being turned into a ...

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  • TIslamabad-The Third Wave blurs the lines between coffee shop and restaurant. Little did Alvin Toffler know that The Third Wave, a bestseller he authored in the 1980’s, will lend its name to a restaurant in Islamabad after half a century. Located in F-7, the coffee shop-turned-restaurant is ...

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  • TIt is a general perception that a business investment in a school or restaurant is a guaranteed profitable venture. Those who have been successful in these endeavors can vouch for this statement!  The owner of a newly opened eatery HashTag at Bahria Town, Rawalpindi in the vicinity of Arena ...

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  • TIslamabad - Jose Martinez bangs his hand on the steering wheel a few times. He is my taxi ride from Barcelona international airport to the hotel. It worries me, so I ask “What’s bothering you?” To my surprise, he laughs back, “I am not upset, it’s the commentator ...

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  • TIslamabad-To experience Thai, Chinese and Japanese cuisine all under one roof is a treat for the foodies in Islamabad, especially those into the Asian cuisine. The newly coined word “chillaxing” fits perfectly well in the picture as weekends are meant to be a laid back affair for many. ...

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  • TIslamabad -Come winter, and morning walks, afternoon picnics, and high-cholesterol dinners become a treat for the residents of Islamabad. To avail the season to the fullest, families enjoy a list of outdoor activities in the morning and afternoon such as walks in park. For indoor activities, people ...

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  • TIslamabad - The celebration of Romanian National Day at a local hotel was a crowded affair. The hall at the hotel was packed to capacity. The ratio between Pakistanis and diplomats attending the reception was fifty-fifty; a rarity. The presence of a large number of people was a testament to the ...

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  • TIslamabad - Investing in a school or a restaurant is a gamble worth taking, from a business point of view. However, the motives behind these two profitable enterprises include passion and money-making. When an academician or educationist opens up a school, passion is the primary motive and business ...

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  • TIslamabad - The PML-N government seems to be in a fix. The Sharif household is in a state of panic and is unable to hide that fact from the eyes of the camera.  The Finance Minister of Pakistan and a close relative and confidant of the Sharifs, Ishaq Dar, is now a wanted man as nonbailable ...

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  • TIslamabad - As November chill makes its presence felt in Islamabad, activities in the tinsel town have also turned cold. The only activity going on in this winter is the political activity in the shape of protest by religious leaders and by the House of Sharifs. These are the only two parties ...

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  • Tislamabad - The most convenient and easy way to undo your guilt is to blame the others. Our society is no exception. We try to pass on the blame on the others knowing well that the onus of culpability lies within. However, having said that, we make mistakes, blunders and are at fault many a time ...

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  • TIslamabad-The first impression one gets after entering the beautiful lawns of Bokhara at Pearl Continental Rawalpindi is that the invite has come from the federal Ministry of Provincial Coordination instead of PC hotel Rawalpindi. The creative team deserves appreciation for turning a regular food ...

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  • TIslamabad - The guests at the Algerian National Day reception witnessed the highest order of diplomatic breach, as the Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Shiekh Aftab – who was the chief guest – didn’t show up. The Ambassador of Algeria Lakhal Benkelai stood at the ...

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  • Tislamabad - With just six months on the job, the Executive Chef at Marriott Islamabad, Thomas Figovc has already made his presence felt. He is a not a marketing wizkid but in a short span of time at Marriott Islamabad, he figured out a profitable proposition, as lunch at Nadia Café is ...

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  • TIslamabad - When intellectuals, decision makers, think tanks and visionaries gather under one roof, there is plenty to talk about. Aziz Boolani, CEO Serena hotels, organized such an event. Coined as RAABTA, a Public Diplomacy initiative by Serena Hotels, the gathering at Sheesh Mahal offered food ...

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  • TIslamabad - The food has to be worth its salt if one has to drive 20 to 25 km from Islamabad to savor Chinese cuisine. Tai-Pan at PC-Rawalpindi was worth every kilometer. Nestled in one corner of the majestic hotel, Tai-pan is one of the most authentic Chinese cuisines in town to offer both ...

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  • TRawalpindi - An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Friday extended the physical remand of seven accused including Top City owner Kunwar Moeez for five days in an explosives and weapons recovery case. ATC No 1 Special Judge Muhammad Asghar Khan took up the terrorism case while handing over the accused to ...

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  • TIslamabad - An eighteenth-century culinary renaissance that has become a waterhole for the foodies craving for Mughlai cuisine can now satiate their gastronomic rage for nihari at Dilli Darwaza, located at Beverly Centre, Blue Area Islamabad. The eatery is managed by a young business graduate Taha ...

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  • TIslamabad-“There cannot be any other subject to discuss today but Donald Trump,” commented an ambassador from a Middle Eastern country at the reception hosted by Ambassador of Azerbaijan Ali Alizada. The marquee was full to capacity, a hallmark of the ambassador’s good public ...

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  • TIslamabad - There are many reasons for Swedes to be proud of their country! A telecom giant in shape of Ericsson, an automobile industry leader Saab and Volvo, a garment household name H&M,  food packagers Tetrapak, AkzoNobel in  paint industry and not to forget IKEA, a love of every ...

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  • Tislamabad - For each meal only one bowl of rice reddish brown No vegetables, no salt, even no broth to wash it down If you get food sent in, you may soothe your hunger, Falling this, you‘ll finish and can only cry to Mother These lines taken from the poem ‘Prison Meals’ which is ...

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  • Tislamabad - The book “Tightrope Walk” is a well-written memoir in the history of US-Pakistan relations through the prism of author Amanullah Khan, who worked at the US Embassy, Islamabad from 1973 till 2003. It tells a nicely interwoven story of his life from early childhood’s ...

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  • TIslamabad-It was a busy week for the culture-starved residents of the federal capital, as the Francophonie celebrations kept the French-speaking residents occupied in back-to-back engagements.  The events included an exhibition of famous Belgian comic strip art, a food fair organised by ...

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  • TIslamabad-Recipe for the success of any restaurant is not only due to its location or décor or price,  but it is also the menu and its creator who is the driving force behind the success. Antonio Conforti is one such chef. It’s not been long that the Italian-born chef with ...

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  • TIslamabad - Invitations to Sri Lankan National Day receptions have always been without a RSVP call. The local guests look forward to the evening as there are many associations and similarities between the two countries. To begin with, Sri Lanka is just six months younger than Pakistan as our day of ...

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  • TIslamabad-It was a complete package of fun and food. The newly arrived Nicolas Frangos, President of the Hospitality Division Hashoo Group, invited the crème de la crème of the capital to experience an evening of hospitality at the Marquee, Marriott Hotel Islamabad. They called it ...

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