Life & Style

Recipe: Singaporean rice

To prepare: •  Boil the rice and noodles beforehand. •  Prepare a marinade for the chicken by mixing flour, cornflour, egg, salt, pepper and red chili flakes with water. Marinate the chicken chunks in the mixture and deep fry until they are cooked thoroughly. •  In a separate pan, sauté the vegetables in vinegar, chili sauce and chili garlic and ...

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Watershed event: Military parade after seven years

ISLAMABAD:  Stage is all set to enthrall the nation at Pakistan Day parade as all preparations and security measures have been completed for a joint military parade of Pakistan’s armed forces taking place after seven years, it emerged on Sunday. Security was kept on high alert in Rawalpindi and Islamabad before the March 23 parade slated to be held today ...

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Suarez stunner hands Barca victory over Madrid

BARCELONA: Barcelona moved four points clear at the top of La Liga as Luis Suarez’s brilliant individual effort handed them a 2-1 win over Real Madrid on Sunday. Jeremy Mathieu headed Barca in front early on from Lionel Messi’s free-kick, but Cristiano Ronaldo hit back at his critics in recent weeks with a deserved equaliser before the break. Suarez was to ...

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Singapore’s first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew dead

SINGAPORE: Lee Kuan Yew, one of the commanding figures of Asia’s post-war economic rise, was an authoritarian leader who transformed Singapore from a sleepy British imperial outpost into a global trading and financial centre. The former prime minister known as “LKY” died Monday following a seven-week struggle with pneumonia, aged 91 (DOB: September 16, 1923), after bestriding the city-state’s politics for ...

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Local assemblers stand strong amid SBP, CCP criticism

KARACHI:  There are always two sides to a story. While consumers, the country’s central bank and Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) continue to lament the state of affairs, the local auto industry stands by its position – that it hardly enjoys protection, is going through tough times due to used car imports and should be backed by the government. Let’s ...

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Letter to the Pakistan cricket team

ALIGARH: I am a Kashmiri, from Indian-administered Kashmir, a supporter of the Pakistani cricket team like all other Kashmiris — yes, Kashmiris support Pakistan cricket team. You brought laurels to Pakistan after defeating England in the 1992 World Cup final. When I was a child, my elders celebrated Pakistan’s victory with much enthusiasm. With a hope that you would do it ...

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Mauj Masti aur Maza: Express Family Festival kicks off at Expo Centre

KARACHI:  Mauj, Masti aur Maza with your family is the main aim behind the Express Family Festival 2015, with ultimate shopping, endless festivities and a lot more for kids. The two-day festival at Expo Centre Karachi, organised by the Express Media Group, was inaugurated by Karachi commissioner, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui on Saturday. “I would attribute this festival to the positive ...

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French Ligue 1: Ibra hat-trick lifts PSG to the top

PARIS:  Zlatan Ibrahimovic put his recent disciplinary problems behind him by bagging a hat-trick to give Paris Saint-Germain a 3-1 victory over Lorient on Friday night. The big Swede was banned for one Champions League match on Thursday for his sending off against Chelsea last week, while he also faces a possible domestic ban for a foul-mouthed outburst following PSG’s ...

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Pakistan Railways: ‘Upgrades to increase revenue by Rs3 billion’

LAHORE: Railways Minister Khwaja Saad Rafique said on Saturday that the induction of refurbished diesel locomotives would enable the department to increase yearly revenue by Rs3 billion. He was speaking to journalists after attending the induction ceremony of the locomotive. The locomotive is the sixth to be refurbished out of the 27 German-made locomotives owned by Pakistan Railways (PR). Rafique said ...

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A fatal blow: Student killed allegedly by his roommates

HARIPUR: Police quoted ninth-grader Wadood Iqbal as saying that his younger brother Haseeb Iqbal, a Class VIII student, was sharing a room with five other classmates. On Friday evening, he was on his way back to the hostel after attending an annual festival when he came across his roommates. According to Wadood, an exchange of harsh words ensued over some issue ...

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