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Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor roots go back to Peshawar in Pakistan.

Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor ancestral homes: Pak initiates process to take custody

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 01:15 PM IST
Raj Kapoor's ancestral home, known as Kapoor Haveli, is situated in the Qissa Khwani Bazar area in Peshawar. Dilip Kumar's over a 100-year-old ancestral house is also located in the same locality.
Ramadan 2021: Saudi Arabia, India, other countries that begin fasts from Tuesday(Twitter/emrecelikrumi)
Ramadan 2021: Saudi Arabia, India, other countries that begin fasts from Tuesday(Twitter/emrecelikrumi)

Ramadan 2021: Saudi Arabia, India, others that may begin fasts from Tuesday

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2021 07:03 PM IST
  • Ramadan 2021: From Saudi Arabia to Asian countries like India and Pakistan and Western nations like USA and UK, here is a list of regions that begin fasting from Tuesday after sighting the crescent moon
A girl holds a Pakistani flag during a rally.(Reuters)
A girl holds a Pakistani flag during a rally.(Reuters)

Pakistan to charge rape victims 25,000 for medical examination

ANI | , Peshawar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 02:29 PM IST
The decision was taken at a meeting of the Management Committee held on February 14 in which 17 new charges were approved.
Shehzad’s mother is also said to have sent her son’s proposal for Sonia, but her parents refused as she was to marry Faizan(HT Archive)
Shehzad’s mother is also said to have sent her son’s proposal for Sonia, but her parents refused as she was to marry Faizan(HT Archive)

Christian woman killed in Pak for rejecting marriage proposal: Report

Islamabad | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 06, 2020 10:35 PM IST
The local police station officers claimed to have arrested an accused named Faizan, whereas raids were being carried out to arrest the prime suspect Shehzad.
Students wear protective face masks as they have their temperature checked before entering a class, after the government allowed the reopening of schools from grade six to eight amid the coronavirus disease pandemic, in Peshawar on September 23.(Reuters file)
Students wear protective face masks as they have their temperature checked before entering a class, after the government allowed the reopening of schools from grade six to eight amid the coronavirus disease pandemic, in Peshawar on September 23.(Reuters file)

6 patients die in Pakistan as oxygen supply runs out

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad , edited by Vinod Janardhanan
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 04:57 PM IST
Five were admitted in the Covid-19 ward, whereas one other was admitted at a different ward, a hospital spokesperson said.
Activists of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an opposition alliance of 11 parties, gather ahead of a rally in Peshawar on November 21.(AFP)
Activists of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an opposition alliance of 11 parties, gather ahead of a rally in Peshawar on November 21.(AFP)

Pakistan opposition parties to hold Peshawar rally on Sunday, vow to define govt ban

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 12:26 AM IST
The PDM politicians have said that “selected ministers” of the federal government cannot hide behind the “curtain of the pandemic”, according to news agency ANI.
The PDM alliance has come together to ‘remove’ PM Imran Khan’s incumbent PTI govt (REUTERS/Saiyna Bashir/File Photo)(REUTERS)
The PDM alliance has come together to ‘remove’ PM Imran Khan’s incumbent PTI govt (REUTERS/Saiyna Bashir/File Photo)(REUTERS)

Pakistani opposition warns of ‘street battles’ if force used to stop Peshawar rally

Peshawar | By Asian News International | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 03:13 PM IST
Speaking at a joint press conference, representatives of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) alliance vowed to defy ban on its public gathering in Peshawar on Sunday.
A local official said that roof could not bear burden of the people standing on it and as such caved in.(Representative image)
A local official said that roof could not bear burden of the people standing on it and as such caved in.(Representative image)

8 killed as roof collapses during wedding ceremony in Pakistan

Peshawar | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 18, 2020 09:17 PM IST
District Headquarter Hospital (DHQ) Parachinar’s Dr Qaisar Hussain confirmed that the facility received eight bodies, Geo TV reported.
In this picture taken on October 7, 2020, residents walk in front of the Kapoor mansion, the more than 100-year-old ancestral home of late Indian Bollywood icon Raj Kapoor in Peshawar, which authorities in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province plan to restore and turn into a museum.(AFP)
In this picture taken on October 7, 2020, residents walk in front of the Kapoor mansion, the more than 100-year-old ancestral home of late Indian Bollywood icon Raj Kapoor in Peshawar, which authorities in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province plan to restore and turn into a museum.(AFP)

Inside the operation to restore the Peshawar homes of superstars Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor

Islamabad | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 06:51 AM IST
The ancestral homes of Golden Age heroes Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar in the northwestern city are symbols of its link to the world’s largest film industry, but have suffered from decades of neglect.
Pakistan Super League.(PSL/Twitter)
Pakistan Super League.(PSL/Twitter)

Pakistan Super League playoffs resume after 8-month delay

KARACHI | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 10:26 PM IST
Karachi plays Multan in the first qualifier, with the winner advancing to the final. The loser will have a second chance to reach the final by playing the winner of the eliminator on Saturday between Lahore and Peshawar.
A police officer points to the damaged roof while others survey the site of a bomb blast at a religious seminary in Peshawar, Pakistan on October 27.(Reuters)
A police officer points to the damaged roof while others survey the site of a bomb blast at a religious seminary in Peshawar, Pakistan on October 27.(Reuters)

At least 8 killed in blast at Peshawar seminary

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad, Islamabad
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 05:12 AM IST
Police fear the number of casualties may increase because some of those injured are in a serious condition. Most of the victims were in Peshawar’s Lady Reading Hospital.
“The blast took place in a madrassa where unknown people had planted explosives in a plastic bag,” a police officer told news agency Reuters on condition of anonymity.(Reuters (Representative image))
“The blast took place in a madrassa where unknown people had planted explosives in a plastic bag,” a police officer told news agency Reuters on condition of anonymity.(Reuters (Representative image))

At least 7 killed, dozens injured in blast at religious school in Pakistan: Officials

Hindustan Times | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 11:01 AM IST
The injured were shifted to Lady Reading Hospital. A spokesman for the hospital said it had received seven dead and 70 injured patients.
The bench during the hearing of the petition directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to probe the matter and take action against those involved in the auction process.(HT Archive)
The bench during the hearing of the petition directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to probe the matter and take action against those involved in the auction process.(HT Archive)

Peshawar high court halts auctioning of Gurdwara land

Islamabad | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 03:39 PM IST
The two member bench of the Peshawar High Court comprising Justice Roohul Amin and Justice Mian Attique Shah stopped the auction of the land on a writ petition filed by Sahib Singh through his lawyers.
Police officers gather at an entry gate of district court following the killing of Tahir Naseem, who was accused of insulting Islam, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 29, 2020.(AP)
Police officers gather at an entry gate of district court following the killing of Tahir Naseem, who was accused of insulting Islam, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 29, 2020.(AP)

‘Pursue reforms’: US to Pak after man killed in court during blasphemy trial

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 03:04 PM IST
Tahir Ahmad Naseem, from the minority Ahmadi community, was shot dead in a courtroom in Peshawar on Wednesday. He was on trial for blasphemy for allegedly claiming to be a prophet.
Police officers gather at an entry gate of district court following the killing of Tahir Shamim Ahmad, who was in court accused of insulting Islam, in Peshawar, Pakistan.(AP)
Police officers gather at an entry gate of district court following the killing of Tahir Shamim Ahmad, who was in court accused of insulting Islam, in Peshawar, Pakistan.(AP)

Pakistani Muslim accused of insulting Islam killed in court

Peshawar | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 04:39 PM IST
It was not immediately clear how the assailant, identified as Khalid Khan, managed to get into the court amid tight security. The attacker was subsequently arrested.
In 1990, Rishi Kapoor along with brother Randhir Kapoor visited their ancestral home in Pakistan’s Peshawar.(File Photo / Twitter)
In 1990, Rishi Kapoor along with brother Randhir Kapoor visited their ancestral home in Pakistan’s Peshawar.(File Photo / Twitter)

Raj Kapoor’s ancestral home ‘Kapoor Haveli’ in Pakistan’s Peshawar faces demolition threat

Peshawar | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2020 05:15 PM IST
In 2018, the Pakistan government decided to convert the ‘‘Kapoor Haveli’‘ in Qissa Khwani Bazar in Peshawar in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province into a museum, heeding to a request by Rishi Kapoor who died recently at a hospital in Mumbai.
A diplomatic row erupted on Tuesday over the arrest of Pakistani democracy activist Manzoor Pashteen(Reuters File)
A diplomatic row erupted on Tuesday over the arrest of Pakistani democracy activist Manzoor Pashteen(Reuters File)

Afghanistan, Pakistan spat over Manzoor Pashteen’s arrest

Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad & Agencies
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 08:14 AM IST
On Tuesday, some 25 PTM workers including its leaders and lawmakers Mohsin Dawar and Ali Wazir were taken into custody outside the Islamabad Press Club, where they were demonstrating against Pashteen’s detention.
The hitmen dumped his body at a deserted place and called the family from Ravinder Singh’s phone to demand a ransom.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The hitmen dumped his body at a deserted place and called the family from Ravinder Singh’s phone to demand a ransom.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Woman hires hitmen to kill Sikh fiance in Pak as she didn’t want to marry: Cops

Hindustan Times, Lahore/New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 10:00 PM IST
Ravinder Singh’s body was found in a stormwater drain in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Sunday with a bullet injury to the head. Prem Kumari, his fiance, has been taken into custody in Mardan.
File image of former Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Akhtar.(Yogen Shah)
File image of former Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Akhtar.(Yogen Shah)

Shoaib Akhtar shares ‘leaked video’ of Wasim Akram, says ‘I support him’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2019 08:57 AM IST
Asking for a change in mindset of people associated with the game, Wasim Akram hinted that a change is needed in how the game should be run Pakistan.
Shoaib Akhtar of Pakistan catches the ball.(Getty Images)
Shoaib Akhtar of Pakistan catches the ball.(Getty Images)

Some of my Pakistani teammates treated Danish Kaneria unfairly because he was Hindu: Shoaib Akhtar

Karachi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2019 08:18 AM IST
Danish Kaneria, only the second Hindu to play for Pakistan after his maternal uncle Anil Dalpat, took 261 wickets in 61 Tests at an average of 34.79. He also played 18 ODIs.
During a chat with the media in New York last month, Ismail had voiced her concerns about her parents’ safety in Islamabad.(Twitter/Gulalai Ismail)
During a chat with the media in New York last month, Ismail had voiced her concerns about her parents’ safety in Islamabad.(Twitter/Gulalai Ismail)

‘Father picked up by men in militia dress in Peshawar’: Pak woman activist Gulalai Ismail

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2019 10:01 AM IST
Gulalai Ismail managed to escape Pakistan to seek political asylum in the United States in September after being accused of treason.
At a gurukul circa 1965.(Getty Images)
At a gurukul circa 1965.(Getty Images)

Review: The Scent of God by Saikat Majumdar

Hindustan Times | By Lamat R Hasan
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2019 07:25 PM IST
Set in an all-boys’ boarding school run by a Hindu monastic order, The Scent of God reveals and conceals at the same time
There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the earthquake, which IMD said, had hit at a depth of 40 km. (Image used for representational purpose).(REUTERS PHOTO.)
There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the earthquake, which IMD said, had hit at a depth of 40 km. (Image used for representational purpose).(REUTERS PHOTO.)

Earthquakes: Here’s all you need to know

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2019 08:41 PM IST
The tremors that lasted for 8-10 seconds were felt in north India including Punjab and Haryana, Seismology Department officials said as well as major cities of Pakistan, including Islamabad, Peshawar, Rawalpindi and Lahore.
China to open visa office in Peshawar to improve economic relations with Pakistan.(Reuters Photo)
China to open visa office in Peshawar to improve economic relations with Pakistan.(Reuters Photo)

China to open visa office in Pakistan’s Peshawar

Peshawar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 01:20 PM IST
Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing announced to open the visa office on Thursday after visiting ‘One Window Centre’ set up here by Chinese Embassy to provide an opportunity to the people to explore the culture of China.
Does anyone remember what the original butter chicken is like? There are too many variations floating around these days
Does anyone remember what the original butter chicken is like? There are too many variations floating around these days

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: The battle of the Butter Chickens

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 02:35 PM IST
It is the most famous dish of Indian restaurant cuisine. But now a new war has broken out about its invention.
The 33-year-old was arrested in November 2012 and handed a three-year sentence in 2015 for possessing a fake Pakistani identity card.(ANI image)
The 33-year-old was arrested in November 2012 and handed a three-year sentence in 2015 for possessing a fake Pakistani identity card.(ANI image)

‘Like my mother’, says Indian man Sushma Swaraj helped bring back from Pak

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 02:28 PM IST
Ansari had entered Pakistan on November 12, 2012, to meet a woman whom he had befriended on social media.
The items include a portrayal of Buddha, the turbaned heads of meditating Bodhisattvas, the bald head of a monk and three larger heads belonging to female and male individuals, one possibly to be identified with Vajrapani, the spiritual guide of Buddha, and the others perhaps lay donors or Bodhisattvas.(Trustees of the British Museum.)
The items include a portrayal of Buddha, the turbaned heads of meditating Bodhisattvas, the bald head of a monk and three larger heads belonging to female and male individuals, one possibly to be identified with Vajrapani, the spiritual guide of Buddha, and the others perhaps lay donors or Bodhisattvas.(Trustees of the British Museum.)

UK to return rare Buddhist artefacts to Afghanistan

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 02:05 PM IST
Seized during the political turmoil in Afghanistan, the items had been illegally exported from the country to the UK. They were likely pillaged from Buddhist monasteries, according to experts at the museum.
Thousands of air travellers stranded worldwide heaved a sigh of relief as Pakistan announced that its airspace will be fully re-opened by Friday, as the aviation authorities allowed some flights to operate Thursday.(AFP Photo)
Thousands of air travellers stranded worldwide heaved a sigh of relief as Pakistan announced that its airspace will be fully re-opened by Friday, as the aviation authorities allowed some flights to operate Thursday.(AFP Photo)

Pak’s airspace closure leaves thousands of passengers stranded worldwide

Islamabad/London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2019 09:18 PM IST
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Thursday temporarily restored Pakistani airspace for commercial aviation, allowing some flights to depart.
Sikhs are exempted from the use of helmet while riding motorcycles, the spokesman said. The provincial legislature in northwest Pakistan is likely to debate the issue.(HT/Picture for representation)
Sikhs are exempted from the use of helmet while riding motorcycles, the spokesman said. The provincial legislature in northwest Pakistan is likely to debate the issue.(HT/Picture for representation)

Peshawar authorities apologise after Sikh motorcyclist issued challan for not wearing helmet

Peshawar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 10:18 AM IST
Traffic police authorities in Peshawar city of Pakistan apologised to the Sikh community after a Sikh motorcyclist was issued a challan for not wearing a helmet. A traffic warden had on Tuesday issued the challan to the Sikh youth riding the motorcycle for non-use of the helmet.
The provincial Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government in northwest Pakistan has declared the ancient Hindu religious site of Panj Tirath in Peshawar as national heritage.(AP)
The provincial Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government in northwest Pakistan has declared the ancient Hindu religious site of Panj Tirath in Peshawar as national heritage.(AP)

Pakistan declares Panj Tirath Hindu religious site as national heritage

Peshawar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 07:54 PM IST
Panj Tirath, which got its name from the five pools of water present there, also contains a temple and a lawn with date palm trees.
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