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  • The 'Holmesian' canon in Urdu

    Sherlock Holmes, the most widely known detective in the world, is perhaps also the most widely recognised fictional character in the world — at par with Hamlet, who appeared amongst us 400 years ago...

    His second book with Holmes — The Sign of the Four — was a similar financial disappointment...

  • Afghanistan needs to abandon 'anti-Pakistan lens': DG ISPR

    Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor in an interview with a private TV channel on Tuesday called for Afghanistan to abandon its 'anti-Pakistan lens' and devise policies with Pakistan through an 'Afghan lens'...

    Ghafoor's statements come as Pakistan steps up a crackdown against militancy through Operation Raddul Fasaad after a recent surge in terror attacks across the country, with top...

  • Saving the dying birds with the lens

    He bought professional equipment and with this, photography became a never ending story of his life...

    With 12 solo shows, in various countries, including the UK, Sweden, the US, Czech Republic, Oman and a couple of shows in Pakistan to his credit, Mr Sulemani has been practising photography for more than a decade...

  • Italy’s passion captured through the lens

    The black and white photos were shot on 35mm film format and the colour photographs on digital format with a 50mm lens...

    ”Valentino Bellini, a Palermo-based photographer said, “Arif’s images, by presenting scenes of everyday life and in juxtaposition with sculpture-like representations, manage to portray a faithful picture of Italy’s nature...

  • Baltistan through my lens

    The past couple of years have brought a positive boom in Pakistan’s tourism industry...

    This has predominantly been due to the massive increase in local tourism with Pakistanis venturing out and choosing to explore their own country...

  • Revisting Pindi through the lens

    RAWALPINDI: The narrow streets and alleys of the garrison city came alive with the sound of clicking cameras and astonished tourists, as participants of a one-of-a-kind photo walk strolled through the old city on Friday...

    Rawalpindi is a town with a rich heritage and culture and the city has a feel of its own...

  • Roving through Karachi: one lens at a time

    A joint effort of The School of Writing and I am Karachi movement, the exhibition was attended by people from all groups with most of the employees placing bets to spot the place in the photo, with one of them losing the wager after failing to recognise the famous food joint in his own area...

    Mohsin Tejani from The School of Writing explained the initiative as well the problems faced along the way: “It all started five years ago with...

  • I am Karachi Theatre Series: Madya not Medya—media through the lens of satire

    This allowed for an hour and a half of witty anecdotes, with the play subverting stereotypes and mocking society at large for the course it is hell-bent on taking...

    Be it the state of the railway department, or poverty’s ability to wreck havoc on lives, the audience was bombarded with instances of state apathy, incompetence and overall a general disregard for the lives in the country...

  • Plight of the IDPs narrated by the lens

    ISLAMABAD: ‘Pakistan behind the Headlines’, a photographic exhibition by Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF), explores the lives of the residents of Kurram Agency and other displaced people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata)...

    The concept of the exhibition came from Shaista Aziz, a freelance journalist who has been working with MSF for two years, of which nine months were spent in Pakistan...

  • Snapchat 'Yellow Face' lens slapped as offensive

    SAN FRANCISCO: Vanishing message app Snapchat made a photo lens quickly disappear after an online uproar branding it an offensive stereotype of Asians worthy of the label “Yellow Face”...

    The lens overlaid faces in photos with cartoon visages featuring slanted eyes, wide cheeks and toothy grins...

  • What every contact lens wearer needs to know

    Doctors believe that wearing contact lens increases a person’s risk of eye infection by almost 30 per cent as compared to people who do not wear lenses...

    Infections are not caused by lenses but because people do not take proper care or have poor lens wearing habits...

  • Portfolio: A different lens for our times

    Today art serves a purpose, to connect with the issues and the world at large, and not a camera like representation...

    His recent show, “Other Histories” at the Chawkandi Art Gallery, Karachi, curated by art critic Amra Ali, has travelled from Toronto and Chetham, Ontario to Karachi, with a final showing to be followed at the National College of Arts (NCA), Lahore...

  • A girl with a smart lens

    ‘I was using photographs and sketches as a preliminary sources to develop the paintings, art installations and videos during the studies, this association and familiarity with the photographic images helped me switch the medium swiftly...

    Street is a whirlwind of happenings, of course photographer is burdened with instant choice of framing and composition but that is part of job and training,” Amna says...

  • Alternative lens

    So it is that in Pakistan’s history there are a few names that stand out for having been worthy of remark in their idea of what serving the public meant — Gen Ziaul Haq, for example...

    Contrast this with the power wielded by those of relevance to the public without necessarily being tied to any ideas of actually serving the public or keeping the citizenry’s good in mind: the political classes...

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