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Daily Archives: November 18, 2019

Geo News wins ‘News Channel of the Year’ award again

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LONDON: Geo News was named News Channel of the Year 2019 at the sixth Asian Viewers Television Awards (AVTA) for the third consecutive year. Organisers of the event invite viewers each year to vote online for their favourite channels in categories of news and entertainment. The Asian Viewers Television Awards (AVTA) took place in London. […]

Art reporters like Anil Datta cannot be easily replaced, say speakers at condolence event

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Friends, colleagues and art lovers gathered at a condolence event at the Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi on Saturday evening to remember Anil Datta, a veteran journalist who passed away recently. Several journalists, civil society and cultural activists and academics attended the gathering that was organised by the Arts Council of Pakistan. Speakers at the […]

Artists in Swat vow to stick to profession despite odds

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MINGORA: Despite recent violence against female singers and dancers in Swat, the local artists have vowed to stick to their profession of entertaining people by singing and dancing. Presently, over 25 families associated with singing and dancing live in Banr area of Swat. The artists said that singing and dancing was their profession and source […]

Master artisans, craftspeople attract visitors to Lok Mela

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ISLAMABAD: Cooler temperatures, weekends and the insatiable hunger of the residents of the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi to find entertainment opportunities were fulfilled by venerable “Lok Mela”  at the Lok Vrisa with hundreds of visitors, both young and old, frequenting. The 10-day festival is featuring cultural performers, artisans and chefs from all parts of […]