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Find out why the tea in Peshawar’s Qissa Khwani bazaar is the best in Pakistan

The green tea kehwa in Peshawar’s Qissa Khwani bazaar is the best in Pakistan, something very few people will dispute. The reason? It has a secret ingredient. Find out what makes the tea so special here.

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Bhatta brew: Karachi’s Quetta tea hotels fight off sarkar’s sticky fingers

Karachi has strong feelings about its chai. The men who run the tea hotels feel even stronger. Because behind every thirty-rupee cup of that mood-altering substance is a multi-billion rupee balancing act of bribery and extortion. The city’s real estate prices mean that tea hotels spill out on to the streets where it’s much more…

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Drinking hot tea can increase risk of esophageal cancer: Study

ISLAMABAD: Smokers and drinkers should avoid hot tea as it can increase the risk of esophageal cancer, said a study. According to the study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, the cancer, which starts in the esophagus, was already known to be linked to smoking, but those risks are heightened by the addition…

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Dubai claims title of ‘Largest Cup of Tea in the World’

ISLAMABAD: Dubai made history by serving ‘largest cup of tea in the world’ at the Global Village. President of Emirates Culinary Guild, Chef Uwe Micheel told Gulf News that at least 38 chefs belonging to different restaurants prepared 5,000 litres of milky tea, which was placed in a 3.66-metre cup with a top rim diameter…

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Pakistani cricketing icons get together for leisure time

NEWS DESK: Pakistani cricketing legends Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Moin Khan and Mushtaq Ahmed got together for some leisure time, Samaa reported. Wasim Akram, in his photo tweet, posted a picture of him having tea with Waqar Younis, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Moin Khan and Mushtaq Ahmed. He captioned the photo as “It was really amazing to…

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WIndies 152-4 at tea in third test against Pakistan

DOMINICA: Azhar Ali’s part-time leg-spin broke a stubborn fourth-wicket partnership as the West Indies reached 152 for four in reply to Pakistan’s first innings 376 at tea on the third day of the third and final Test on Friday.

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Shocking! Tea seller killed for demanding bill

LAHORE: In a shocking incident, a tea seller was killed in Lahore’s Mughalpura area for asking his customer to pay the bill, police said. The deceased was identified as Muhammad Shahbaz who had a small roadside tea stall in the Punjab capital. Shehbaz served a cup of tea to his customer and then asked him…

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Pakistan 177-3, trail Australia by 361 at tea

Sydney: Pakistan were 177 for three at tea in reply to Australia’s 538 for eight declared on day three of the third and final Test in Sydney on Thursday. Younis Khan was on 84 with skipper Misbah-ul-Haq not out 18 after Azhar Ali was run out for 71. The tourists trail Australia by 361 runs….

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Things I Do in Any Hotel Even Before I Begin to Stay There

Written By: Naumaan Ansaari I don’t have any writing routine. Sometimes I go to my local tea shop and I write there for some hours. Apart from that, I am traveling most of the time. I write at airports, in trains, hotel rooms… I can write anywhere. I can tell you that I keep a…

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Bairstow and Ali punish Pakistan errors

LONDON: Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali both cashed in on some sloppy Pakistan fielding as they led an England recovery on the first day of the fourth Test at The Oval on Thursday. England were 200 for five at tea, having been 74 for four. Bairstow was 55 not out and Ali, dropped twice, 52…

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Aslam and Azhar frustrate England in third Test

BIRMINGHAM: Novice opener Sami Aslam and Azhar Ali shared an unbroken stand of 154 after Pakistan lost Mohammad Hafeez without a run on the board in the third Test against England at Edgbaston on Thursday. At tea, the recalled Aslam was a Test-best 69 not out and Azhar, dropped twice, 72 not out in a…

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Shah double puts Pakistan on top

LONDON: Yasir Shah grabbed two wickets in quick succession as Pakistan moved closer to victory in the first Test against England at Lord’s on Sunday’s fourth day. At tea England were 155 for six needing a further 128 runs to reach their victory target of 283. Jonny Bairstow (28 not out) and all-rounder Chris Woakes…

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Misbah holds firm as Pakistan struggle

LONDON: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq survived as top-order wickets fell around him on the first day of the first Test against England at Lord’s on Thursday. At tea, Pakistan were 158 for four with number five Misbah, who won the toss, 48 not out after all the top four had returned to the Pavilion. Asad Shafiq…

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Soaring trend of outdoor tea

Tea is refreshing—whether relished indoors or outside in the open at some crude tea stall. Watch Ramsha Qadri’s report about this new tea trend rapidly spreading across urban horizons.

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Aromatic tea in Quetta’s cold snap

Quetta is freezing under the frosty conditions. The chilly winds have forced citizens to savor tasty and aromatic tea. Watch Noorul Arifeen’s report.

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Quetta’s special aromatic tea

Quetta’s tea is all about its unique aroma, pleasing taste and eye-catching color. Watch Fayyaz Mehmood’s report about the all-weather drink.

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Cricket: England need 284 to win third Test

SHARJAH: England were set a target of 284 to win the third and final Test and level the three-match series after they dismissed Pakistan for 355 in their second innings in Sharjah on Wednesday. Pakistan, who lead the series 1-0 on account of their 178-run win in the second Test in Dubai, were indebted to…

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Pakistan 319-8 at tea, lead by 247

SHARJAH: Pakistan reached 319-8 at tea on the fourth day of the third and final Test, having an overall lead of 247 runs, in Sharjah on Wednesday. Asad Shafiq was unbeaten on 31 while Yasir Shah was dismissed for four in the last over before tea as Pakistan added 173 runs in the two sessions…

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Juices, lemongrass tea help cure dengue

ISLAMABAD: Health experts have advised dengue patients to use fresh seasonal juices and lemon grass tea as repellent to avert the disease. “Dengue is a viral disease and its better treatment is use of fresh juices and lemon grass and mint plant,” said Director Health Services, Dr Hassan Urooj, talking to PTV news. Dr Urooj…

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India set 413-run target for Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: India declared their second innings at 325-8 after tea on the fourth day of the second Test in Colombo on Sunday, setting Sri Lanka a target of 413 runs.

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Bangladesh 153-3 at tea on second day

CHITTAGONG: Tamim Iqbal made 57 and Mahmudullah added an unbeaten 53 as Bangladesh reached 153-3 at tea on Wednesday, the second day of the first Test against South Africa in Chittagong. Bangladesh still trail South Africa by 95 runs after the visitors were all out for 248 in their first innings on the opening day….

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