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  • 1st century AD coins, arrowheads discovered

    TAXILA: The Federal Department of Archaeology has discovered coins and arrowheads dating back to the 1st century AD at the site of a Buddhist stupa that dates back to somewhere between 200 to 500 AD in Taxila...

    According to Mr Arif six copper coins and four iron arrowheads have been recovered during the excavations...

  • Coins, key from Kushan dynasty unearthed

    TAXILA: A key and coins from the Kushan Dynasty, dating back to the third century AD, were discovered at an ancient Buddhist monastery in Badlapur during excavations carried out by the Taxila Institute of Asian Civilisations (TIAC) Dr Mohammad Ashraf Khan, the director explorations at the Federal Department of Archaeology, said on Sunday that eight bronze coins and a key were discovered at the excavation site, about 13 kilometres to the...

  • 539 seized coins declared antique

    KARACHI: The Archae­ological Survey of India (ASI) has declared 539 coins reportedly smuggled into India from Pakistan as antique...

    A spokesperson for the customs department on Wednesday said that they had seized 239 coins from one passenger and some 300 coins from another passenger who had travelled from Pakistan to India in October 2015 and January 2016, ...

  • Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle

    BANGKOK: Tossing coins in a fountain for luck is a popular superstition, but a similar belief brought misery to a sea turtle in Thailand from whom doctors have removed 915 coins...

    Veterinarians in Bangkok operated on Monday on the 25-year-old female green sea turtle nicknamed “Bank,” whose indigestible diet was a result of many tourists seeking good fortune tossing coins into her pool over many years in the eastern town of Sri...

  • Gang selling counterfeit gold coins in Gojra

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Members of a counterfeit gold coins seller gang are active again in the area and they have deprived a citizen of Lahore of Rs400,000 in Gojra...

    According to Gojra Saddar police, two suspects contacted complainant Tanveer Hussain of Begum Kot, Shahdara, (Lahore) on telephone and offered him to buy antique gold coins which, according to them, they had recovered during excavation of earth...

  • NARRATIVE ARC: THE SONGS WE SING

    They wanted to build a hospital in their native locale because their children had graduated from various medical schools in Pakistan and the United States...

    This friend, a leading gynaecologist and obstetrician, has served needy patients across Pakistan for decades...

  • I want to release songs and not have expectations: Zoe Viccaji

    That was at the start of my musical career when I was only writing English songs and music that was very introspective and personal...

    ”The singer who is comfortable under her skin with English songs had thought that her music would not appeal to many of her listeners: “I was very self-conscious of that kind of music because I never thought it would appeal to a mass audience, especially the songs being English; and perhaps I also...

  • The 6 best local pop songs … ever: A detailed review

    From I am Sweetie to Eye to Eye, NFP rounds up the most memorable pop songs of our times and what led to their fame...

    But more than his vocal style and songs (which were a conventional fusion of light pop and Pakistani filmi music), it were RAT’s innovative dance moves in his videos which caught the attention of young Pakistani pop music fans...

  • SOUNDCHECK: SONGS OF SURVIVAL

    After any breakup, you’re going to need some songs to keep you company and drown out the voices in your head...

    Don’t Speak by No DoubtYou think your breakup was bad? Gwen Stefani and bandmate Tony Kanal split in 1994 — and then they went on tour singing songs about their breakup...

  • It’s all about songs

    We listen to our favourite songs and hum along … sometimes we get the words and sometimes we are left wondering what the singer said...

    Then there are times when we wonder how the singer could have such a range of emotions in a song or we wonder about the stories behind the songs, about who, why, when and so on...

  • Children enthral Lok Virsa with folk songs

    ISLAMABAD: On the third day of Lok Virsa’s annual folk festival, child singers put on performances of their local, traditional songs at Garden Avenue in Shakarparian...

    “We should continue with similar efforts to raise awareness about our culture and music in the younger generation, who are the future of Pakistan”, he said...

  • Children perform traditional songs at Lok Virsa festival

    ISLAMABAD: On the third day of Lok Virsa’s annual folk festival, child singers put on performances of their local, traditional songs at Garden Avenue in Shakarparian...

    “We should continue with similar efforts to raise awareness about our culture and music in the younger generation, who are the future of Pakistan”, he said...

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