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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Adnan Qazi creates magic with Farhan in ‘Maula’ Share:

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LAHORE-In flair of new song releases, Farhan Saeed is at an all time high with some visually stunning and captivating music videos. His latest song ‘Maula’ has been brilliantly shot and captures all the emotions wonderfully. The song has been produced by Rishi Rich and directed by the coveted Fashion Photographer/Director, Adnan Qazi, who has […]


Gumm bags two awards at the Madrid International Film Festival

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After multiple screenings at various international film festivals and winning several awards in different categories, Pakistani film Gumm, featuring Sami Khan, Shamoon Abbasi and Shameen Khan, has bagged two awards at the recently concluded Madrid International Film Festival that accepts entries from all over the world. Written and directed by Ammar Lasani and Kanza Zia, […]


Danyal Zafar’s upcoming single ‘Ek Aur Ek 3’ to release next month

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Emerging musician Danyal Zafar, brother of singer turned actor Ali Zafar, made his debut with Coke Studio Season 10 last year where he collaborated with Momina Mustehsan for ‘Muntazir’ and played guitars on Ali Zafar’s track, ‘Julie’. He also served as the music composer and writer, alongside his brother, for the recently released Ali Zafar […]


CPNE Reforms Committee announced

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Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) President Arif Nizami has announced to constitute CPNE Constitution Reforms Committee. A statement issued by Dr Jabbar Khattak, CPNE secretary general, said that the approval for setting up the Constitution Reforms Committee was given during a recent meeting of CPNE’s Standing Committee. According to the announcement, the Code of […]


Visual artist Laraib Atta’s latest Hollywood project is ‘Mission Impossible: Fallout’

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Pakistanis are making it big in Hollywood, especially in the visual arts category. The list is only growing, with visual effects expert Laraib Atta climbing unprecedented heights after her big breakthrough back in 2006 at the age of 19. Laraib is the daughter of legendary singer Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi, as well as the first and […]


Tree plantation drive launched in Lahore

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LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Health Dr Jawad Sajid Khan has urged upon the administration of hospitals to prefer fruit and shady trees during tree plantation in their hospitals so that people can benefit from them. He stated this while inaugurating a tree planting campaign by planting an Araucaria sapling in the Jinnah Hospital on Saturday, […]


Fafen declares election 2018 ‘better than 2013’

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ISLAMABAD: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has claimed that voter turnout stood at 53.3 percent while long queues of voters were witnessed at polling stations during the general election 2018. The FAFEN, a non-governmental organization (NGO), Friday issued a report declaring the general election 2018 better than general election of 2013. According to the […]


Thaam Lo from Parwaaz Hai Junoon released

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KARACHI-Following the success of the release of Parwaaz Hai Junoon’s trailer trending on Twitter and Instagram, reaching more than 1 million views on YouTube, the film’s first song, ‘Bhulleya’ was released worldwide, winning the hearts of the people and being dubbed as a song that makes one want to travel up north! Now the team […]


Journalists’ body slams restrictions on media personnel on Election Day

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The Karachi Union of Journalists-Dastoor (KUJ-D) has criticised the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for preventing journalists from covering Wednesday’s polling process, saying restrictions on the media have created serious doubts about the transparency of the elections exercise. “Media persons, including print and electronic media journalists and photographers, were not allowed to enter polling stations […]


PO bars media from entering polling station

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Islamabad – The Presiding Officer at Islamabad Model School (I-V) No. 1 for Boys, sector I-10/1 Islamabad barred the media persons from entering the polling station as the polling started soon after 8am. “We have no instructions when to allow media inside the polling stations,” the Presiding Officer at polling station No 185 (Male) told […]


Twitter flooded with voters’ selfies and experiences

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KARACHI: Twitter was flooded with people from across the country sharing selfies outside polling stations or while grabbing free coffee, mocktails and cupcakes on Wednesday. Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari shared a selfie from his official Twitter account and said:“Voted! Every vote counts. #DemocracyistheBestRevenge. ”His sisters, Bakhtawar and Aseefa, posted a selfie with their […]


Election Media Centre set up at PID

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Caretaker Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, National Heritage and Law Affairs Barrister Syed Ali Zafar Tuesday inaugurated Media Centre established at Press Information Department (PID) Islamabad to ensure maximum publicity and facilitate media in the coverage of general election 2018. The PID has established similar media centres at its Regional Information Offices (RIOs) and […]


‘90% FAFEN data’ shows all parties being provided level-playing field

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KARACHI: Amid all the allegations of political engineering or re-engineering, an election watchdog has said that the data it has collected thus far shows that a level-playing field is being provided to all political parties for the 2018 general elections. “Ninety per cent data shows a level-playing field is available to all contesting parties. There are […]


Pemra asks broadcasters to stop poll campaign

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ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority Tuesday asked broadcasters to stop election campaigns or propagation of political parties and candidates. Earlier, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) expressed its serious concerns over violation of the election code of conduct by private satellite TV channels as they were continuously telecasting, recorded footages of public […]