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  • Govt fails to convince JAC on resuming PIA flight operations

    KARACHI: Members of the Joint Action Committee of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) employees, led by Sohail Baloch, called on Privatisation Minister Mohammad Zubair late Friday evening, DawnNews reported...

    Mohammad Zubair had expressed government's willingness to hold negotiations with protesting PIA employees, said spokesman for the JAC, Nasrullah Khan...

  • Karachi City of Lights festival brings a glow to arts

    KARACHI: With temperatures rising in the city, it wouldn’t be surprising to see only a few leaving their homes to attend any event but by the evening considerable number of people had gathered to see the public space luminous with art installations and performers entertaining audiences...

    A joint effort of the Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP) and ‘I AM Karachi’, the Karachi City of Lights Festival brought a glowing radiance to...

  • No water on Karachi's streets a result of Sindh govt's hard work, says minister

    Sindh Local Government Minister Jam Khan Shoro on Friday said there is no rain water on Karachi's road "as a result of the provincial government's proper planning and hard work"...

    They said that although the city had received heavy rain continuously, the sea was at high tide, and that Karachi lies below sea level, the streets had been cleared of accumulated rain water because main drains were cleansed...

  • By-election result to determine Karachi’s future, says Imran

    KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan said on Saturday the result of by-election for NA-246 constituency would determine the future of Karachi...

    Addressing a press conference at the residence of PTI leader Arif Alvi, he said his party had provided an opportunity to the people of Karachi to end the atmosphere of fear in their city and “to bring it back into mainstream politics”...

  • Arts Council’s youth festival begins on May 23

    KARACHI: This year’s second youth festival organised by the Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi in collaboration with the I Am Karachi initiative will be held from May 23 to May 30...

    Noted media person Ghazi Salahuddin, who represented the I Am Karachi initiative, said the aim of the consortium (which so far has 30 members) was to make Karachi a peaceful city where cultural and educational events could take place without any fear... ...

  • Evolution, social impact of performing arts discussed

    KARACHI: “Art should be accessible to everyone for it to be meaningful,” said Sheema Kermani, underscoring how performing arts in Pakistan are neglected and those who believe in their power for bringing about a positive change in society are struggling for their (arts’) sustenance...

    At a talk held on Wednesday at the Oxford bookshop on the book Gender, Politics, and Performance in South Asia, editors of the book — Kermani, Asif...

  • INTERVIEW: KEEPER OF THE ARTS

    Robert Charles Russell, popularly known as Jack Russell, represented England in 54 Tests and 40 ODIs...

    He remained a stalwart player and member of Gloucestershire County Cricket Club throughout his cricketing career
  • Spirit of the arts lobby

    A NEWS photograph of the Karachi University arts lobby showing defiant participants of a seminar on the missing Baloch earlier this week triggered a flood of memories with the mind zooming in and out of events spanning 35 years...

    It was befitting then that the organisers quickly chose to go ahead with their seminar in the arts lobby that, over the years, has been a proud venue for many acts of defiance and sacrifice for the cause of...

  • Afghan martial arts bout reveals a nation divided

    KABUL: A martial arts bout in Afghanistan was billed as a bare-knuckle duel for supremacy, but it has become a lightning rod for long-simmering ethnic rivalries that threaten to tear the country apart...

    Instead, the mixed martial arts challenge devolved into a maelstrom, with fans from both sides spewing ethnic vitriol on social media, prompting it to be cancelled after pleas from top officials...

  • Arts from Islamic world at Sotheby’s

    Sotheby’s Middle East and 19th Century European Painting Department has organised its Orientalist and Middle Eastern Week (April 25 to 26) in London comprising the Oriental Sale, Arts from the Islamic World and 20th Century Art/Middle East...

  • Performers show their mettle at GIKI arts festival

    SWABI: The young artists belonging to different universities and Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) enthralled audience with their performing during the three-day arts festival at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology...

    The plays that received appreciation from the audience included Nang of Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Blood and Other Drug and Aik Alif of Comsats Lahore, It’s not About...

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