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BCW wraps up with glitz & glamour

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LAHORE-As wedding season comes swooshing in, the fashion police were on the beat of Bridal Couture Week, patrolling the ramp, eyes peeled for new trends. Three days of frenzy, fashion and glamour on the ramp finally wrapped up with one of the trendiest fashion events in the city drawing its curtains on Sunday evening. The […]

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Stars shine at Bridal Couture Week

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LAHORE: After the glamorous showcase on day one, day two of the bridal extravaganza was a continuation of the glitz and bridal statements with the country’s acclaimed couturiers, bridal wear designers and retail brands. With stars like Saba Qamar, Zaid Ali T, Urwa Hocane, Reema Khan, Faisal Qureshi, Aiman Khan and Muneeb Butt, the second […]

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Reema Ahsan set to showcase ‘Daastaan’ at BCW

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LAHORE: Reema Ahsan is set to showcase her latest collection ‘Daastan’ at Bridal Couture Week on 7th December. Established in 2006, Reema Ahsan is a renowned brand that has become synonymous with elegance, opulence and luxury, catering to the cosmopolitan woman. Daastaan is a collection of everlasting pieces that can be passed onto generations. It […]

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‘Equal rights must be provided to every citizen’

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LAHORE: Equal rights and opportunities must be provided to every citizen in the country, said Punjab University Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) Director Dr Umbreen Javaid on Thursday. She expressed these views at a seminar on Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar’s vision of empowerment through education at Al Raazi Hall. Speakers stressed the need to empower oppressed […]

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Curbing Arts

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The Information Minister of Punjab Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan has declared that no plays will be performed at Alhamra Arts Council in Lahore without the approval of the government. This decision is rightly being termed as an attempt to curb freedom of expression in the country. Pakistan has witnessed a steady decline in its art scene post the Zia […]

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Pakistani celebs win big at Masala Awards

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LAHORE: Every year Masala Award show celebrates the outstanding achievements of the members of the Asian community in UAE and this time it is no different. The 11th edition of Masala Awards welcomed celebrities from both India and Pakistan who were present at the most happening night of the year. From SheheryarMunawar to AmnaIlyas, from […]

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Renowned Ajoka Theatre actor Arshad Durrani passes away

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LAHORE: It seems to have been a tough year for famed performing arts group Ajoka Theatre. After the passing of its founder Madeeha Gauhar in April this year, news of another subsequent personality’s demise has emerged. A senior member of Ajoka acting troupe, Arshad Durrani, passed away at his Lahore residence yesterday. The 83-year-old was suffering from […]

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Looking at True Brew TV’s newest releases

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Jamal Rahman, music producer, guitarist and founder of Lahore-based True Brew Records as well as the original music series True Brew TV, has proven everybody wrong. Anyone who feels there is no original music being made in Pakistan outside of Coke Studio and other branded music shows only need to watch True Brew TV to […]

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Fahad Hussayn goes social media solo

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Almost all of Fahad Hussayn’s shows manage to create a buzz for his expertise with theatrics and beautifully crafted clothes that invariably reflect his signature. They’re memorable because one experiences something surreal, fantastical and often slightly bizarre. Oddly enough, whether or not his audience revels in the show he puts on, Hussayn tells Instep, “I’ve […]

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Remembering Waheed Murad on his 35th death anniversary

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LAHORE: Fans and colleagues of late legendary actor Waheed Murad are observing his 35th death anniversary today. The Pakistan Waheedi Club will be arranging an honorary events at Lahore Press Club and also organise a film festival during which, the actor’s super hit films will be screened for the public. According to Muhammad Sajjad, General Secretary of […]

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Faiz Festival enters third day

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LAHORE – The second day of the Faiz International Festival brought together intellectuals, writers and artists at Alhamra Art Centre for discussions on variety of topics. The thre-day festival will conclude today (Sunday). The venue had the look of a festival as people could be seen enjoying the beautiful winter season. The food court served […]

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Punjab divided into three zones for environment protection

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LAHORE : The Environment Protection Department has divided Punjab’s districts in three zones with regard to functioning of brick kilns to counter the effects of smog in the province.The competent authority has approved division of Punjab’s districts in green, yellow and red zones. The districts included in green zone are; Attock, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chakwal, Gujrat, […]

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Indian celebrity couple stars Faiz Festival opening

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LAHORE – The first day of the fourth Faiz International Festival kicked off yesterday at Alhamra Arts Council, with a session titled ‘Faiz and Kaifi’. Bollywood veteran actor Shabana Azmi expressed her views along with Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s illustrious daughter Salima Hashmi in the session. Moderated by Adeel Hashmi, the session went quite informal and […]

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Faiz Festival kicks off today

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LAHORE: The two-day fourth Faiz International Festival, from Nov 16 to Nov 18, kicks off at Alhamra Arts Council, The Mall, today (Friday) morning. This mega event is perhaps the biggest congregation of the renowned writers, intellectuals, artists, peace and human rights activists not only from Pakistan but from many other countries of the world […]

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