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STYLE: WHERE IS FASHION’S GEN-X?

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Pakistani fashion has evolved into a glittering money-minting mammoth, but mammoths can also be lumbering, tiresome creatures. They may momentarily rule the earth — like the dinosaurs before them — but they also run the risk of going extinct. And there are plenty of mammoths presently presiding over local fashion; established veteran names firmly perched […]

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IN MEMORIAM: THE ONE WHO DID NOT ASK

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Folding up her pitari of stories and conversation, Altaf Fatima has taken her leave from the stage, in the same quiet, unobtrusive and dignified manner in which she lived. No loud lamentations, only a sense of irrevocable loss and sorrow for the fine writer and respectable figure she was. Hers was a life of penmanship, […]

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Creative minds asked to fight for freedom of expression

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KARACHI: “I don’t know if you have noticed, but perhaps your parents or grandparents have, that there are strange things happening all around us,” said Prof Salima Hashmi while delivering the keynote address on the occasion of the 25th convocation of the Indus Valley School (IVS) of Art and Architecture here on Saturday, where some […]

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Govt paying Rs320m in dues to media: Shafqat Jalil

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Federal Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Shafqat Jalil met All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) General Secretary Sarmad Ali in Karachi on Saturday and conveyed his concern over a statement issued by the APNS and Pakistan Broadcasting  Association (PBA) regarding figures pertaining to advertisement dues, which the secretary conveyed are disputed. “Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has […]

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Environmental threats: ‘Mountain Cultural Showcase’ kicks off

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To highlight the importance of mountains and the communities that dwell on it, a two-day ‘Mountain Cultural Showcase’ kicked off in the federal capital on Saturday. The event was organised by the Development Communications Network (Devcom-Pakistan) in connection with the eighth Pakistan Mountain Festival. The event, held at the National Heritage Museum Lok Virsa, featured […]

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CJP Nisar has no Twitter account, says SC

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court said on Saturday that Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar did not have any social media account. The public relations office of the court issued a clarification, declaring that all Twitter accounts in the name of CJP Nisar were “fake”. “It is, therefore, clarified that Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan […]

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