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  • In theatre—Slaver: Aaj Ki Taza Qabr/Khabar—dead men tell tales

    KARACHI: The third presentation of the Napa — I am Karachi Theatre Series, Slaver: Aaj Ki Taza Qabr/Khabar, held at the PACC on Thursday, had the makings of a superior dramatisation...

    Acting in most small-scale productions tends to be undermined, however in Slaver: Aaj Ki Taza Qabr/Khabar a range of commendable actors graced the stage...

  • Pemra directs Aaj TV to air apology for showing indecent content

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) directed Aaj TV to air apology to viewers for showing indecent content in its headlines on April 13...

    The Pemra had issued a show-cause notice to Aaj TV on April 13, directing the management of the channel to explain its position within seven days and appear before the committee for personal hearing on April 20...

  • Happy to play a small part in bringing cricket back to Pakistan: Faf Du Plessis

    South Africa's Test and T20 captain Faf Du Plessis, while talking to Dawn on Saturday, said that he's happy to play a small part in bringing cricket back to Pakistan...

    "I imagine that the Pakistani people would be super excited because they've been waiting for this for a lot of years," Du Plessis said, adding that he understands that the World XI coming to Pakistan is a "huge thing" for the country...

  • Small slice for poor in Pakistan's growing economic pie

    INEQUITABLE access to assets, market and human development not only persists in Pakistan, but is also reinforced every day by a confluence of unequal relations in roles, functions, decisions, rights and opportunities...

    Access to material resources, mediated through different socio-cultural institutions in Pakistan, is creating fundamental inequalities of wealth and income...

  • COVER: The China-Pakistan Axis by Andrew Small

    DRAWING a broad picture and bringing local narratives into context, Andrew Small has provided a lucid account of how the rather unequal friendship between Pakistan and China has developed over the last decades in his book, The China-Pakistan Axis: Asia’s New Geopolitics...

    After the heightened tension in the city, which the Chinese state blamed on Uighur Muslim extremist groups and which they claim are largely trained in Pakistan, I...

  • ‘Small minority behind anti-Pakistan bill’

    ISLAMABAD: United States Senator John McCain has assured former president Asif Ali Zardari that a bill currently before the US Senate for branding Pakistan a “sponsor of terrorism” will not succeed...

    According to a press release issued by the PPP media centre on Saturday, the US senator talked to Mr Zardari by phone and both leaders discussed bilateral and international issues, including those related to the current situation as a...

  • UK seeks Pakistan’s help in Altaf hate speech probe

    LONDON: Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has asked for Pakistan’s help to bring charges against MQM-London leader Altaf Hussain, according to documents obtained by Dawn...

    British authorities focus on violence associated with MQM-London leader’s remarksA British document sent to Pakistan on Aug 8 this year recounts how, after the Aug 22, 2016 speech, some of Mr Hussain’s supporters went on the rampage in Karachi...

  • Governor provided ‘oxygen’ to Altaf after his anti-Pakistan speech: Kamal

    KARACHI: Over seven months after his return to politics, former Karachi mayor Mustafa Kamal dropped another bombshell on Monday when he accused Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan of stopping several lawmakers from joining his Pak Sarzameen Party, indulging in massive corruption and providing “oxygen” to Muttahida Qaumi Movement founder Altaf Hussain after his Aug 22 incendiary speech...

    “He [Ibad] is providing oxygen to Altaf...

  • Cake off: Who are the best small scale bakers in Karachi?

    With greater room for customization and most ventures delivering right at your doorstep, what's not to love?Thanks to the internet, it's become relatively easier for small scale bakeries to get their name out there via Facebook pages...

    Maybe not globally but at least in Pakistan," states Ammara Khan, the founder of Crumbs...

  • Tariff for small hydropower projects delayed

    ISLAMABAD: Amid much focus on developing power projects on imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) for quick results, the government is delaying a notification on upfront tariff for small hydropower projects...

    Informed sources told Dawn that the sponsors of a number of small hydropower projects, mostly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Azad Kashmir, had been engaged with respective governments for development of small projects of up to 25MW...

  • Small boy found brutally killed

    KARACHI: A boy was found brutally murdered near Safoora Goth on Wednesday, Sachal police said...

    They added that the body of the boy, aged two to three years, was found in the bushes behind Serena Garden
  • NGO helps poor families to start small businesses

    MANSEHRA: A non-governmental organisation has given away a grant of Rs4 million to 80 poor families in Gari union council here to help them start small businesses to earn a respectable living...

    “We have already given Rs10 million in the same union council and those who availed the grants have been running small businesses successfully, living a better life and educating their children,” he added...

  • Jeb Bush’s big brother makes him look small

    “It gave me time to practice my stump speech...

    His speech was an exercise in not-so-subtle evasion: he never uttered Trump’s name, though it was clear that he was referring to his brother’s rival when he said, to laughter and applause, “Labels are for soup cans...

  • THE ICON INTERVIEW: SMALL TOWN, BIG ACTOR

    “I was shooting a television series in Rajasthan, near the Pakistan border, when I got the news...

    Aur kya chahiye matlab? [What else does one need?]”While Hussain has played a few Pakistani characters on screen, he’s never been to Pakistan...

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