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  • Indian music wizard Mehta slams culture of hatred against Pakistan

    NEW DELHI: Music unites Indians and Pakistanis more than most other offshoots of their similar cultures, and so it was in order that world famous conductor Zubin Mehta lent his voice on Sunday against allergens being spawned in India against its smaller neighbour...

    ” The music wizard revealed that except when India was playing, he always backed Pakistan against other countries like Australia or England...

  • Music lovers get a taste of Sufi music, wrapped in jazz

    ISLAMABAD: Saturday night at Kuch Khaas had a different feel for the audience who got to hear a unique sound of music - fusion between Sufi folk and jazz...

    “It is difficult to highlight any of the musicians in particular; they are all so talented and highly skilled artists,” said Asifa Mir, who was among the audience attending the live concert titled ‘Upbeat’ organised by the Institute for Preservation of Arts and Culture (IPAC)... ...

  • Music Mela — a feast for music lovers

    ISLAMABAD: The manicured green lawns of the National Art Gallery were the venue for the three-day Second Annual Music Mela that started on Friday night...

    The event is being organised by the US embassy in collaboration with the Foundation for Arts, Culture and Education (FACE)...

  • Music critics wonder: did television kill the classical music star?

    Kicking off yesterday on a breezy evening, the I Am Karachi Music Festival saw thin attendance at the Music Dialogues...

    These are two-day discussions that deal with copyright and recording issues as well as tracing the relationship between music and society, and are a lead up to I Am Karachi's live musical performances due to be held this weekend...

  • Google remembers Nusrat Fateh Ali

    Oct 13 was one such day when we were reminded, none other than by that ubiquitous search engine Google, that Pakistan is the country which produced one of the finest composers and singers in the history of music Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan...

  • Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan immortalised in prose

    ISLAMABAD: Lok Virsa hosted the launch of a book about Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, titled Nusrat: the voice of faith by Pierre Alain Baud...

    Lok Virsa Executive Director Dr Fouzia Saeed said: “Lok Virsa is proud to have had a longstanding relationship with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan...

  • REVIEW:Crossing all barriers: Nusrat by Pierre-Alain Baud

    INSTRUMENTAL music has one big advantage over vocal music, it has no linguistic barriers to surmount, which is why Pandit Ravi Shankar could popularise the ragas played on his sitar the world over and the tabla wizard Ustad Zakir Hussain could familiarise the Western audience with the pulsating beat of his pair of drums...

    However, there is one vocalist, the Pakistani qawwal Nusrat Fateh Ali, whose oeuvre not only crossed the...

  • Concerts in 48 cities Rahat to relive Nusrat Fateh’s memories

    LAHORE: Renowned singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan says he will hold a series of concerts in 48 cities across the globe to pay a tribute to his mentor Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan in connection with his 20th death anniversary...

    Flanked by film actor Shaan and two of his team members, Mr Khan told a press conference at a local hotel that 2017 marked the 20th death anniversary of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan who died at the age of 48...

  • MQM's Nadeem Nusrat rejects 'minus Altaf' formula

    KARACHI: Senior Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader and party convener Nadeem Nusrat on Tuesday said Altaf Hussain has given identity to Urdu speaking community and MQM is nothing "minus Altaf"...

    In a statement from London Nusrat said that "MQM Founder Altaf Hussain is himself MQM and the party is nothing without him"...

  • Nusrat asks MQM leaders to apologise for deserting Altaf

    KARACHI: Unfazed by the attitude of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) lawmakers who paid no heed to a recent call of Altaf Hussain for resignation, London-based convener of the party Nadeem Nusrat on Saturday asked all leaders and workers of the party to submit an apology for deserting Mr Hussain for any reason and for joining him again...

    Not a single MQM legislator — now part of Dr Farooq Sat­tar-led MQM-Pakistan — has so far sent...

  • BAP’s Nusrat Shaheen elected senator unopposed on vacant seat

    QUETTA: A political wor­ker of the ruling Balochistan Awami Party (BAP), Nusrat Shaheen, was on Tuesday elected unopposed a member of the Senate in the by-election on a vacant seat of the upper house of parliament from Balochistan...

    According to the Provin­cial Election Commis­sioner, Balochis­tan, only two female candidates — Nusrat Shaheen and Rita Kumari ­— had filed their nomi-nation papers after schedule for the by-election on...

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