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  • After a decade: DMPS premiere to bring back Capri cinema's glory days

    For almost over a year now, cinemas in Karachi are witnessing the glamour galore that are film premieres: from a grand red carpet to a celebrity wall, moviegoers get some facetime with the glitz of the film world...

    The fanfare usually sets up in one of our modern multiplexes; the classic single-screen cinemas like Capri and Bambino just screen the films once they release...

  • Culture centre,‘cinema’ sealed in Karachi

    KARACHI: Karachi Metropolitan Corporation staffers in the early hours of Tuesday sealed Markaz-i-Ilm-o-Saqafat Hall located near Ayesha Manzil over non-payment of KMC dues and for illegally subletting the premises...

    A statement issued by the KMC says that the KMC had handed over the premises to a company so that cultural activities could take place at the hall, but they rented out the hall to another party that converted it into a...

  • PM’s Karachi visit: meeting with CM not on schedule

    ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will spend the whole day in Karachi on Monday, but a schedule for the visit released by his office did not include any meeting with Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah or chairing of any meeting on the law and order situation in the city...

    The Karachi corps commander and the director general of Rangers may also join the deliberations in a bid to sort out what the chief minister described...

  • LG poll schedule announced for 1,439 Karachi seats

    KARACHI: The third phase of the local government elections began on Monday with the announcement of its poll schedule for six districts of Karachi division...

    According to the election commission, polling in Karachi division would be held on Dec 3, 2015 on 1,439 seats of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and district councils...

  • Schedule for LG election in Karachi issued

    KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan on Monday issued the election schedule for the third phase of local government election to be held on Dec 3 in Karachi division...

    According to the schedule, polling will be conducted on Dec 3 if polling date is not advanced by the ECP due to the Chehlum of Imam Hussain on the day...

  • Sindh silent over police plea to enlist Karachi mayor in fourth schedule

    KARACHI: The Sindh home ministry has preferred to keep silent over a recent recommendation made by the city police that mayor Waseem Akhtar be enlisted in the fourth schedule, it emerged on Monday...

    The deputy inspector general of police, East Zone Karachi, had recently recommended to the senior authorities in the police, the recommendation later sent to the home ministry, that Waseem Akhtar, the mayor of Karachi, be enlisted in the...

  • Three killed in shooting at US cinema

    LAFAYETTE: A gunman sitting in a packed movie theater in Louisiana stood up about 20 minutes into the showing of a popular comedy and began firing into the crowd, killing two and wounding at least nine others before fatally shooting himself, authorities said...

    The gunman initially tried escaping on Thursday night by blending into the fleeing crowd, but turned back when he saw police heading inside from the parking lot, authorities said
  • Saudis crave revival of cinema: 'It makes people see a reflection of their own lives'

    The lights go out, the projector whirls and entertainment-starved Saudis sink into plush seats to soak up an experience they have been denied for decades ? a trip to the cinema...

    “Cinema is like the soul of Saudi society,” said Faisal Alharbi, director of “National Dialogue”, one of three short films screened to an audience packed into the capital's King Fahd Cultural Centre...

  • Sale of Nishat Cinema

    IT was indeed sad news hearing about the sale of Nishat Cinema which had been inaugurated by the Late Fatima Jinnah...

    There is no need for me to elaborate on the heritage value of Nishat Cinema...

  • The history of Indian cinema reveals an industry that used to be more inclusive of Muslims

    Jayant, whose son Amjad Khan went on to play the greatest villain of Indian cinema, Gabbar Singh, was a journeyman known for small roles...

    As Khan tearfully explained in Do Raaste, the Guptas were his family as well and their mother was the only mother he had known, Indian cinema once again made a case for interfaith harmony: No Muslim ghettos or sectarian riots, just neighbours living together in harmony...

  • WIDE ANGLE: IN THE NAME OF CINEMA

    An Oscar-winning director goes virtual reality, and it’s utterly thrilling — but is it cinema?Carne y Arena, a virtual-reality installation by Alejandro G...

    Analogies to the dawn of cinema, when frightened audiences fl ed images of oncoming trains and gunshots, were obvious: Here was a new iteration of cinematic spectatorship that took its most cardinal properties — surrender, immersion, reflexive identification with the people up...

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