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The creative lens: Artist finds beauty in the hardships of Thar women

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KARACHI: Taking inspiration from the hardworking women of Thar, artist Salman Ahmed from Mirpurkhas tries to show the concealed beauty of the neglected desert. “There is a certain beauty in the hard life led by the people of Thar,” said Ahmed, at the launch of his group show at Grandeur art gallery. “The women of […]

HRCP urges action over threats to Thar NGO

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LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed serious alarm over threats of violence made against the staff of AWARE, an NGO working in Tharparkar and nearby districts of Sindh, by a relative of a provincial minister. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Commission said: “HRCP notes with grave concern threats made […]

Thar Youth Festival date extended by one week

KARACHI: On the directives of Sindh Minister for Youth Affairs Syed Faisal Ali Subzwari, the schedule of “Thar Youth Festival” has been extended by one week and now the festival would be held from January 17 to 19 in order to ensure maximum participation of youth from flung areas of the province. “The aim of […]