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Daily Archives: April 6, 2019

LSE condemns popular Indian priest for calling Pakistani student ‘Taliban’

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Highlights The London School of Economics (LSE) has condemned Indian spiritual leader Jaggi Vasudev’s comments calling a Pakistani student “Taliban”. Bilal Bin Saqib, who is from Lahore, was the host of the event at the LSE where Vasudev delivered a lecture at the university called “Youth and Truth: Unplug with Sadhguru”. LSE stressed that it […]

Chitral, Kalash cultural show

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LAHORE: The Lahore Arts Council organised Chitral and Kalash cultural show on Friday. Regional music, dance and a lot more were presented in the show. Chitrali folk singer Shuja-ul-Haq along with his team vocalised their regional popular songs and received applause from the audience. On this occasion, Lahore Arts Council Executive Director said the people […]

Dry weather forecast

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LAHORE: Dry weather was reported in the city on Friday while Met office predicted similar weather conditions for the next 24 hours. Met officials said that continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country. They predicted that mainly dry weather is expected in most parts of the country, while hot in South Punjab […]

Day Three of ZAB Media Festival 2019 explores film, narratives and music

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ZAB Media Festival 2019, a festival that aims to ‘Discover Pakistan’ through a “kaleidoscopic trove of films, documentaries, design and photography” is currently taking place at SZABIST. Organized by the SZABIST Media Sciences Department, it commenced from April 2 and featured panel discussions, movie screenings and much more. The five-day long event comes to an […]

Navy launches anti-marine pollution initiative

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ISLAMABAD   –    The authorities have launched Marine Debris Collection Barges service for harbour cleaning through ‘Trash Collection in the Hopper’ A ceremony for the launch of Marine Debris Collection Barges (MDCBs) was held at Pakistan Navy Dockyard, Karachi. Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Syed Ali Haider Zaidi graced the occasion as chief guest. Dignitaries from […]

Alvi stresses need to adopt information age technologies

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ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi has emphasised the need to accelerate efforts to adopt new technologies in every field of life. He was addressing the closing ceremony of HEC-Huawei ICT Skill Competition 2018-19 held at HEC Secretariat on Friday. The ceremony marked the announcement of winners who will compete in the Global Final to be […]

Bushra Ansari drops truth bombs in new rap song about Indo-Pak tensions

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KARACHI: Bushra Ansari has released a peaceful rap anthem amidst burgeoning tensions between Pakistan and India. The hip-hop song titled Hamsaaye Maa Jaye is a collaborative family effort with sister, Asma Abbas singing the duet, penned by the third sister sister, Neelum Ahmed Bashir. The Punjabi rap song is arranged like a tappa with references to vernacular poetry and allegories. Ansari drops […]

Families throng All About Lifestyles Exhibition

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ISLAMABAD: Families thronged to the All About Lifestyles Exhibition at the Jinnah Convention Centre on Saturday, with the pleasant weather and end-of-year cheer turning the exhibition and its associated activities into a wonderful outing for young and old alike. The typical stalls of handicrafts and clothing, food products and electronics and appliances were set in […]

Fisherman beaten to death in Indian jail laid to rest

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KARACHI: “He is missing both his eyes, his skull is open with the brain gone, his kidneys, too, have been taken out but yes, he is our father. We can still say this much about this shell of a corpse handed over to us,” cried Sakina, the eldest daughter of Noor-ul-Amin, the octogenarian Pakistani fisherman […]