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G-B papers resume publication after PFUJ talks with govt

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ISLAMABAD: Intensive and long talks were held between representatives of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and federal and Gilgit-Baltistan governments to sort out the issue of registration of cases against journalists. According to sources, Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafizur Rehman, G-B information minister and senior government officials, federal government’s Principal Information Officer (PIO) Rao Tehseen, […]

Commedia dell’arte: Colorful costumes, masks and a whole lot of improv

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KARACHI: Commedia dell’arte is a form of theatre which originated in 16th century Italy. Characterised by stock characters, masks and improvised performances loosely based on sketches, the art influenced many playwrights, including Shakespeare. And while its influences can still be seen in a large number of films, television and theatre productions, one would not expect to see […]

Two professors ‘detained by Rangers’ outside press club

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KARACHI: A serving faculty member and a retired professor of Karachi University (KU) were taken away from outside the Karachi Press Club reportedly by law-enforcement agencies just before their scheduled press conference on Saturday evening. A known human rights activist and associate professor at the Applied Chemistry department of Karachi University, Dr Riaz Ahmed, along […]