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Chand Tara Orchestra shines in ‘Coke Studio’ episode 4

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Episode four – titled ‘Gulistan’ – opened with season nine’s star duo Asim Azhar and Momina Mustehsan crooning Mahi Aaja. While they previously delivered a decent, hummable tune with Tera Woh Pyar, this latest track is a slight notch down from that. Mahi Aaja flows well as the melody and rhythm gel together and the […]


Google honours Fatima Surraya Bajia on 88th birth anniversary

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Google is paying tribute to legendary playwright Fatima Surayya Bajia on her 88th birth anniversary through its doodle feature. Bajia was born on September 1, 1930 in Hyderabad Deccan. After the partition, she migrated to Pakistan with her family. She stepped into showbiz with PTV in 1960. Apart from TV, she wrote multiple scripts for […]


Clean up overdue: Mayor suspends environment wing officials

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ISLAMABAD: The Mayor of Islamabad Sheikh Anser Aziz has suspended Environment Wing Assistant Director Muhammad Ashfaq Noori and Forester Abdul Jalil and Forest Guard Nazim Shah for substandard progress in the Islamabad Municipal Corporation (IMC) Environment Wing with regards to the disposing off of wild grass, plants and trees in the federal capital. Furthermore, he […]


Tree plantation drive launched across KP

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PESHAWAR: The tree plantation campaign was launched across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday as part of 10 billion tree drive announced by the federal government. Majority of the public sector educational institutions in the provincial capital remained opened on Sunday and the students and teachers took part in the tree plantation campaign. Commissioner Shahab Ali Shah […]


Between the lines

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KARACHI: The art of dramatised reading on stage has caught the fancy of a big number of theatregoers. While it is not as arduous a task as, let’s say, putting up a full-length play, it still requires a great deal of preparation to get the right tone and expression of the text being read. Olomopolo’s […]