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Masood Hamid to be laid to rest today

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KARACHI: Mr Masood Hamid, Director Marketing, Pakistan Herald Publications Private Limited (PHPL), who was found shot dead on Friday night, will be laid to rest on Sunday, the Dawn Media Group said in a statement. His funeral prayers will be held after Zuhar at Bait-us-Salam Mosque in Phase IV, DHA. Mr Hamid received a single […]

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Humsafar was rejected by two TV channels

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KARACHI: The iconic drama serial Humsafar was rejected by two television channels. When I read the script I felt the story and thought the public would feel it too. This was said by renowned young TV producer and writer Momina Duraid during the first DAWN talks series programme organised by the Dawn Media Group at […]

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Irfan Malik: requiem for an idealist

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KARACHI: The journalist fraternity lost a bright star and stalwart, Irfan Malik, 49, in the early hours of Monday to multiple health complications at the Aga Khan Hospital. Irfan leaves an aged mother and siblings. Renowned for his dazzling, and often scathing, features and editorials, Irfan’s immaculate journalistic career of almost three decades was largely […]

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Film festival ends with focus on families, patriarchs

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KARACHI: The Karachi International Film Festival 2013, organised by the Dawn Media Group, came to an end on Tuesday with films and documentaries featuring disappearing communities and lifestyles in the Alpine regions. These world cinema films featured titles from Switzerland, the Netherlands and Italy being screened at Cinepax, Ocean Mall. The transience of human life, […]

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True stories make for compelling viewing at film festival

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KARACHI: The second day of the Karachi International Film Festival 2013 organised by the Dawn Media Group on Monday was striking for films and documentaries based on real-life events. These world cinema films featured titles from South Korea, Australia, China, Italy and the Netherlands being screened at Cinepax, Ocean Mall. “This is one small step […]

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International film festival opens with Japanese flick

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KARACHI: The three-day Karachi International Film Festival 2013 organised by the Dawn Media Group kicked off on Sunday with the screening of two Japanese films in collaboration with the consulate general of Japan at the Mohammad Ali Jinnah University Campus-3 auditorium. Director Masayaki Suo in ‘Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t’ (released in 1992) takes on several […]

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APNS lauds secretary information & PIO’s services

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has lauded the services of Federal Information Secretary, Agha Nadeem, and Principal Information Officer (PIO), Imran Gardezi, for decentralising the media policy, says an announcement here Wednesday. The Dawn Media Group CEO, Hameed Haroon, in a resolution thanked Information Secretary Agha Nadeem and Principal Information Officer Imran Gardezi […]

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