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Applications sought for Jang, Geo, Aga Khan Trust Architecture Design Awards

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LAHORE: The Architecture Design Awards under the Jang Group, Geo TV and Aga Khan Trust for Culture has been announced. An introductory ceremony for this purpose was organised at Alhamra on Wednesday. On the occasion, Faqeer Ijazuddin, Nayyer Ali Dada, Masood Khan and Kamran Lashari expressed their views about Lahore city and its landscape. Maria […]

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State’s duty to uphold social and economic justice: HRCP

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Islamabad: At its recently held meeting, the Council (governing body) of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) expressed ‘grave concern at efforts to roll back the 18th constitutional amendment, evidenced by remarks made reportedly by state institution representatives as well as elected members of the National Assembly.’ The Council said it condemned any such […]

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Media can play great role in anti-measles campaign: experts

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Rawalpindi: For the effective control of measles that emerged as an epidemic in 2012-13 claiming lives of well over 500 children across the country, an anti-Measles Campaign is being launched from October 15 to 27 during which 190 million children from the age of six months to seven years would be given booster dose of […]

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Woman denied bail in fake Facebook account case

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PESHAWAR: A local court on Wednesday dismissed bail petition of a Pashto woman stage performer arrested a few days ago by the Federal Investigation Agency under the cybercrime law for allegedly creating fake Facebook account of another woman. Additional district and sessions judge Kulsoom Azam ruled that the suspect, Ms Muneeba Shah, was not entitled […]

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The forgotten tree

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Sindh was declared the hottest place on earth in April 2018, when the temperature crossed 50 degrees Celsius in Nawabshah on the last day of the year’s fourth month breaking its own record of 49.2 degrees Celsius recorded in 2017. In Sindh, the urban areas have expanded exponentially with drastic reduction in green cover. Deforestation […]

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Foul smell engulfs city as rotten phytoplankton plant washes ashore

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KARACHI : A foul smell has engulfed many localities of the port city since Tuesday night. Many on social media were confused and wondered where the smell originated from. World Wide Fund (WWF) Pakistan adviser Mohammad Moazzam Khan said that the stench emanates from the rotting of phytoplankton plant that washes ashore at the end of […]

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10th death anniversary of Pashto films actor Badar Munir observed

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MARDAN-The 10th death anniversary of popular Pashto movies’ actor Badar Munir will be observed today. In this connection, Mardan Gold Art Council, Culture Journalists Forum, Mardan chapter and other organisations of culture and film industry will arrange function to pay tributes to the late film star. Badar Munir, hailing from Miankhel tribe, was born in […]

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Kamiar Rokni to host bridal trunk show ‘Moonrise’

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KARACHI-The House of KamiarRokni bring their critically acclaimed heirloom bridal collection ‘Moonrise’ to Ensemble Karachi. Hot off the PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week ramp, Moonrise will be on exhibit in Karachi for order on the 11th, 12th and 13th of October. As the name suggests, the collection draws inspiration from the moon, a universally feminine […]

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Cake wins Best Feature Narrative at TSAFF 2018

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The 13th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival recently came to an end after a 10-day run in Seattle. Since Pakistan was the focus country at South Asia’s biggest film festival this year, multiple Pakistani films – 19 to be precise – were screened amidst artists from many countries. Among other things, Asim Abbasi’s directorial debut, […]

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Film industry’s revival calls for increase in digital cinemas

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LAHORE: Strong storylines, advancements in technology and the younger crop of talented actors and film-makers have played a pivotal role in rejuvenating Pakistani cinema. With quality work infiltrating theatre halls now, we are finally heading in the right direction in terms of public entertainment. The rebirth of Pakistan’s film circuit has been followed by the demand […]

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