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Culture, music and Karachi’s young maestros

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Karachi: The second session of the NauTarang Platform, an initiative of the the All Pakistan Music Conference (APMC), was hosted at the Alliance Francaise on Saturday. The night was embellished with magnificent performances by talented young artists, captivating the audience with their soulful renditions of Eastern Classical music. As the event started at around 9, […]

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Sabeen Mahmud — a profile

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KARACHI: Peace activist and founder of T2F Sabeen Mahmud, who died from gunshot wounds on Friday, was a woman of many talents that mostly revolved around creating digital platforms for arts and culture. An only child of an educationist mother and advertising professional father, Ms Mahmud was born in Karachi and received her early education […]

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Music when soft voices die

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I don’t claim I was Musadiq Sanwal’s friend. I made his acquaintance a few years ago. I had heard colleagues at the Dawn office rave about how hard he had worked to set up Dawn.com. He, at the time, had been editor of the website for more than a year. I don’t even remember when […]

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16,000 women die every year

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KARACHI: President National Committee for Maternal and Neonatal Health (NCMNH) Prof Sadiqua N Jafarey said on Saturday that around 16,000 young women die of pregnancy and childbirth-related complications every year in the country and most of those deaths occur due to excessive blood loss after childbirth. She was addressing a seminar organised by the NCMNH […]

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Music conference begins with eclectic mix of performances

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KARACHI: Inspiring instrumentals, decent vocal performances and a bit of dance recital marked the first day of the two-day All Pakistan Music Conference on Friday evening on the National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) premises. The first item of the 10th annual conference was a dance performance by Sheema Kermani’s students after which the music […]

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