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The art of censorship

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The Punjab government is taking active control of plays staged at the Alhamra. What does this mean for art in the province and the country at large? It appears that the Punjab Government has become very active in cultural activities supposed to be held in the various cities of the province, particularly in its own […]

Soundcheck: The Sounds Of 2019

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Sometimes it feels like there’s not much happening in Pakistani music other than what you see on TV in the form of music shows such as Coke Studio, Pepsi Battle of the Bands and Nescafe Basement. But turn the TV off and, instead, turn to the internet and there is this whole other world of […]

Social Media And Power

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In my last column I explored what happens to the five senses in a digital age via a reading of Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West. Today I move away from the senses and further into this issue of the digital. I am interested in Omar Robert Hamilton’s innovative novel about the Egyptian Revolution, The City Always […]

Call for massive plantation

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KARACHI: Highlighting how environmental degradation is affecting community life and health, experts said that one important contribution every individual could make towards saving nature is to get involved in plantation in a big way. They were speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the fifth international conference on ‘Environmental Horizon, Sounding the Alarm! Environment, Climate Change […]