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‘Pakistan among countries most affected by climate change’

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Islamabad: Federal Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid on Wednesday said Pakistan ranked seventh among the countries most affected by climate change and faced disasters like floods, droughts, sea intrusion and glaciers melting. He, however, said the government was taking all necessary corrective measures. The minister was speaking to newly-appointed country representative of the Asia […]

Iranian rock band Kook performs in Pakistan

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LAHORE: Iranian rock band Kook took Lahore by storm when it performed in the city on Monday night. As a bevy of music aficionados flocked to Alhamra Hall, the troupe gave the audiences a taste of Persian classical music alongside Pakistani Qawwal Sher Miandad. While the band has been performing in various part of Lahore, its […]

First Music Festival For Children Concludes In Lahore

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The past couple of years have seen an increase in the number of festivals taking place across the country. Aside from events organized for the youth and adults, there are unique events that cater to children where they can learn and enjoy at the same time. One such festival that aimed to integrate music with […]

Censor board bars screening of Raees in Pakistan

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LAHORE: The much-awaited Mahira and Shah Rukh Khan starrer Raees will not release in Pakistan, the country’s  film classification body announced on Monday. The Rahul Dholakia directorial, which marks Mahira’s Bollywood debut, will not release in the country due to its ‘objectionable’ content, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) said. “Owing to subtle portrayal of […]

Foodies throng CokeFoodFest on 2nd day

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LAHORE-The second day of Lahore’s biggest food festival CokeFoodFest attracted over 10,000 visitors to sample the city’s culinary delights. Attendees witnessed chefs working their magic through cooking demonstrations and enjoyed live music featuring performances by byQuadrum The Percussionists, Sonu Dangerous and Arsalan Hassan along with various other fun-filled activities for the entire family. During the […]

Idealism over parathay, says Osman Khalid Butt

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KARACHI: Osman Khalid Butt and Ainy Jaffri’s upcoming film Balu Mahi has been making headlines for its quirky trailer, which according to many, is reminiscent of Runaway Bride and Jab We Met. The star cast of Balu Mahi participated in a live Facebook session with The Express Tribune on Tuesday to promote the film. The session included several […]

Omran Shafique: A magnificent life

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Omran Shafique is returning to Coke Studio in a much more comprehensive manner this year. Seen here with Bilal Maqsood, on the sets of Coke Studio 8. The music producer and guitarist talks to Instep about Coke Studio, playing with Chand Tara Orchestra, Undercover and more… Every other artist, it seems, wants to get on […]

Fawad Khan’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil to release in Pakistani cinemas

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While Pakistanis waited with bated breath to see whether or not SRK-Mahira Khan starrer Raees would be released in Pakistan, they had probably given up hope on Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, another film that had generated a lot of hype on both sides of the border. Many people were left with no other option than […]

Khumariyaan, Overload and Symt to perform at food festival in Lahore

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Pakistani music is back! Many may argue that music was never dead to begin with and simply went underground for a little while but all the musical performances happening in the country point to the fact that live music is resurfacing in grand style. Apart from a steady diet of independent concerts that provide listeners […]