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Daily Archives: January 11, 2019

New diorama offers cultural lesson

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ISLAMABAD: As the wedding season in Pakistan reaches its peak with some brides opting for their own creations while others donning creations by famed designers, the heritage museum in Islamabad opened a unique diorama on Thursday which showcases the different traditional and ethnic wedding dresses of the country. A special gallery has been set up where […]

Shikarpur Press Club body honoured

SHIKARPUR  – The newly-elected body of Shikarpur Press Club was honoured at Shikarpur Gymkhana by Agha Munir Khan Pathan, here on Thursday. Elected body members Rahim Bakhsh Jamali, Ghulam Murtaza Abro, Nazeer Qureshi, Sikandar Khalid Siddiqui, Deedar Ali Soomro, Sain Rahmatullah Soomro, Sodho James, Sultan Rind and Shahid Mithan and others attended the reception and shared their […]

Tareen moves ATC for acquittal in Parliament House attack case

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ISLAMABAD: A senior leader of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Jahangir Khan Tareen, has filed in the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) an application seeking acquittal in a case relating to an attack on the Parliament House and Pakistan Television building during the 2014 sit-in. ATC judge Syed Kausar Abbasi Zaidi, after a preliminary hearing of Mr […]

Remembering Ustad Fateh Nazar – Lyari’s music maestro

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As the news of the passing away of Ustad Fateh Nazar, a prominent musician from Lyari, spread last week, an air of gloom permeated the city’s ancient town. Nazar, also known as Lala Fateh Mohammad Niskandi, one of the remaining few classical singers and music directors that Lyari has produced, passed away because of heart […]

UN to host special screening of Malala Yousafzai biopic

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Biopic ‘Gul Makai’, based on the life and times of Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, will be shown to 450 dignitaries from across the globe on January 25 in a special screening organised by the United Nations. Eminent dignitaries that will attend the screening include members of the United Nations and IIMSAM (Intergovernmental Institution for the […]

SOC Films releases fourth short in Climate Change Series

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With three animated short films from Pakistan’s first Climate Change Animated Series already released, SOC Films has launched its fourth part. The narration in the fourth video explores possible approaches for practicing sustainability and promoting environmental protection by becoming responsible global citizens. Inspired by environmental activist Azal Zahir, this animated short specifically focuses upon the […]

Cyber harassment

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DEFAMATION, blackmail, non-consensual use of images, unsolicited contact — these are just a few of the most frequent problems complainants reached out to Digital Rights Foundation’s cyber harassment helpline for. The advocacy NGO recently published a detailed 33-page report on online harassment, breaking down the 2,781 phone calls and 134 email messages it received between […]

Unlicenced religious TV channels mushrooming on cable

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LAHORE: Unlicenced religious television channels are mushrooming on the cable networks for the last some years. According to sources in the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), at least 21 religious channels are continuing their transmissions on the cable currently without a licence. Twelve of them are Christian religious channels and nine are Islamic channels, […]