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When it’s all in the trailer, why are Pakistani films failing at it?

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KARACHI : “These days, movie trailers practically tell the whole story. I think it’s really harmful,” the American surrealist film-maker David Lynch said in a recent interview with Rolling Stone. “For me, personally, I don’t want to know anything when I go into a theatre. I like to discover it, get into that world, try […]


IHC directs Pemra to ensure observance of Ramazan guidelines

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to make sure observance of a code of conduct with reference to Ramazan transmission. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui passed this direction to Pemra during the hearing of a petition filed against broadcast of indecent content on private television channels. […]


Love from the sets of Parchi

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Instep visited the set of the upcoming film and exclusively spoke to Hareem Farooq, Imran Kazmi and Usman Mukhtar on the art of filmmaking. It’s a peculiar sight when an entourage of people is gathered outside a factory in the outskirts of Islamabad near midnight. The place initially looked haunted and no one can blame […]


Ecologists urge for master plans to turn cities green

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HYDERABAD: Alien trees standing along city roads, streets, public places and parks have created many environmental problems. It is the responsibility of all stakeholder departments of Sindh to encourage plantation of indigenous trees at public places and oppose alien plants to avoid effects of greenhouse gasses. This was the core point of discussion during the […]


Pemra issues notice to channel for showing foreign programmes

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show cause notices to Aaj TV for showing programmes aired by foreign entities. The channel has been asked to file a reply within seven days, i.e, by June 12, 2017, 12:00 pm.  Pemra has directed the channel to explain its position over broadcasting BBC programme, which […]


PPF condemned the demolition FM building in Nigeria

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria expressed concern over the demolition of Breeze FM building on May 22, 2017, in Nasarawa State of North Central Nigeria Umaru Tanko Al-Makura. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali condemned the action of the governor and demand the thorough investigation of this […]