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One of a kind musical ‘Book of Love’ wows masses

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LAHORE: An hour-long musical play titled Book of Love was presented by Maas Foundation in Lahore on Thursday, entertaining masses at Alhamra Hall. The new theatrical performance was the first of this year and had audiences from all around the nation come and watch the show. Book of Love revolved around the numerous issues within Pakistan society. It shows how […]


Signs, symbols and structures

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A group show titled “Transcriptase” at Full Circle Gallery, Karachi featuring the works of Manizhe Ali, Ali Khan and Paul-Mehdi Rizvi highlighted the theoretical aspects of contemporary art. Ali Khan has spent time travelling across the country experiencing a nomadic life which he portrayed in his recent works. By combining design and art he created […]


Sindh has no IT training centre, says minister

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KARACHI   –  Three major opposition parties in the Sindh Assembly boycotted the proceedings after exchange of arguments between them and the treasury. The rumpus in the assembly started during Dua when the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf MPA Shahnawaz Jadoon and Nusrat Sehar Abbasi of the Grand Democratic Alliance asked to pray against corrupt elements. “Pray for running […]


Drama programme most aptly named

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The year 2019 has opened with Napa’s Laughter Fest, an 11-day programme of plays that are supposed to send audiences into chuckles. The programme has been most aptly named for laughter is the key word of the programme. The programme opened with a hilarious Urdu play, Hai Muhabbat, on Thursday evening. There was hardly a […]


Murtaza assures KPC body of resolving journalists’ issues

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KARACHI  –   Newly-elected office bearers of Karachi Press Club called on Adviser to Chief Minister Sindh for Information, Law & Anticorruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab at his office on Friday. Karachi Press Club Joint Secretary Hanif Akbar, Treasurer Raja Kamran and members of the Press Club governing body Waheed Rajpar, Saeed Sarbazi, Shazia Hassan, Shoaib Jutt, […]


Mainstream media urged to refrain from using ‘divisive’ language

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HYDERABAD: Pakistan’s eminent Sindhi and Urdu language playwright Noorul Huda Shah has drawn attention of mainstream media to its use of “Karachi aur Sindh” and said it must refrain from employing divisive language. Literary festivals could help do away with provincial parochialism in the country, said Ms Shah who, as a panellist of a session […]


Sepa organises training session for smart environmental management practices

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The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) organised a training session in collaboration with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Pakistan on “Environmental Monitoring and Smart Environmental Management Practices (SEMPs)” on Wednesday and Thursday in Karachi and Hyderabad respectively. According to the organisers, the main objective of the training was to enhance the acumen of […]


Child protection mechanism, commission to be launched soon’

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Islamabad: A delegation of Child Rights Movement led by Sustainable Social Development Organisation (SSDO) met Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari to discuss the issues of child sexual abuse in Pakistan. Dr. Mizari ensured that the mechanism to protect the children will be developed and launched soon in consultation with Ministry of Interior and […]


Pemra chief urges zero Indian content

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Islamabad (PR) – Pemra Chairman Muhamnad Saleem Baig on Friday visited Regional Office Lahore. Regional General Manager Lahore Ayesha Manzoor Wattoo gave briefing about the operational activities, licensing and enforcement in Lahore Region. The Pemra chairman was also briefed on the ongoing crackdown being carried out by Pemra field staff in close coordination with other […]


Info ministry resolves issue of ad rates amicably

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The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has concluded an amicable settlement to the issue of government rates of advertisements for broadcast media. The new slabs agreed with the Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) are estimated to result in savings of seventy percent to the government. These rates will be for peak hours only and will be […]


Indian content and discontent

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Former Indian army chief and now a junior cabinet minister VK Singh just made a prediction. Banning Indian content will not stop Pakistanis from watching Indian shows. The fact that someone with Mr Singh’s profile felt the need to make such a remark shows you India is its own worst enemy. This remark ostensibly came […]


Renowned fiction writer Khalida Hussain passes away

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LAHORE: Renowned Pakistani fiction and short story writer Khalida Hussain passed away early Friday morning, due to complications resulting from a long illness. Her funeral was expected to be held during Zuhr prayers the same day. She was based in Islamabad at the time of her passing. Other prominent personalities of Pakistani have been paying tribute […]