Daily Archives: September 25, 2018

Fawad soothes Radio Pakistan employees

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD:Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and Communication convinced disenchanted Radio Pakistan employees who held demonstration outside the headquarters on Monday against the decision of government to shift the building to a new location. Hundreds of Radio Pakistan employees gathered outside Radio Pakistan Headquarter building in Islamabad and chanted slogans against government’s move of shifting Radio […]

Does Anwar Maqsood’s Kyun Nikala live up to the hype?

Pakistan Press Foundation

Premiered in Karachi on the eve of Independence Day, Anwar Maqsood and Dawar Mehmood’s latest collaboration, Kyun Nikala takes one on a political ride. Set in a period closer to general elections 2018, that declare Imran Khan as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan, the play presents a rather dirty picture of politicians operating in […]

The Donkey King trailer conveys a strong message

Pakistan Press Foundation

After Allahyar and the Legend of Markhor that released earlier this year, Pakistani animation feature The Donkey King is all set to hit cinemas on October 13. The recently released trailer of the film looks promising with action, adventure, humour and a positive message at the heart of it. The Donkey King follows the life […]

Confusion over Manto biopic’s release date

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Since its first screening at Cannes last year, people across the subcontinent have been eagerly waiting to watch Manto. Directed by Nandita Das with Gangs of Wassaypur star Nawa­zuddin Siddiqui in the lead role, the film has received critical acclaim at numerous film festivals and at its premiere in India. However on Sunday, it […]

LHC issues warrants for Almeida, orders govt to put him on ECL

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Dawn Assistant Editor Cyril Almeida on Monday and ordered the authorities concerned to put his name on the Exit Control List (ECL) for not attending the proceedings in a petition seeking action against PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on […]

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