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Talib Hussain Dard – a unique voice of Punjab

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The stage is set in a village near Jhang for a wedding function, with people awaiting their beloved singer Ustad Talib Hussain Dard who would sing for them traditional dhoray,mahiyeh and gawan. While villagers anticipate a great night ahead, Dard reaches the stage and starts with adhora, a four-liner genre of local poetry, and a mahiyah, a couplet, in his […]

Fowzia demands justice for her sister

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KARACHI – Aafia Movement leader Dr Fowzia Siddiqui has asked the governments of USA and Pakistan to do justice to Dr Aafia Siddiqui, who completed her seventh year in US prison on Saturday. She was addressing a protest demonstration held in front of the Karachi Press Club (KPC) on the eve of completion of seven […]

Where our media stands

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There are three traditional pillars of any state: legislature, executive and judiciary. They enact laws, apply them and also interpret the same. The media is considered as the ‘fourth pillar’ of any state and plays an exceptionally important role in disseminating, informing, educating and reforming society in a larger perspective. Objectivity, truthfulness, fairness and impartiality […]

KP govt braces for protests as dengue kills two more

PESHAWAR – The dengue fever on Saturday took two more lives in the provincial metropolis, taking the death toll to 33 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa so far. Turab, son of Hassan, resident of Tehkal Bala, had been brought to Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC) for treatment on Friday after being bitten by dengue mosquito. However, Turab, 50, breathed […]