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  • A show of Japanese culture

    The event was organised by the Japanese embassy, the Islamabad Japanese School, the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Pakistan-Japan Cultural Association and Alumni Association...

    The concert also provided the Pakistani audience with an opportunity to learn more about the culture and traditions of Japan, and showcased the country’s music and dances...

  • Vasakh film fest to show 14 documentaries on culture

    The International Resource Center will organize the festival this year and will show 14 documentaries on human rights and culture from around the world...

    The salient screenings at the festival will include student documentary films from Pakistan and National Institute of Design, Ahmadabad; documentary films from Malaysia, Singapore, Iran, India and Latvia besides screening of the Oscar winning documentary ‘A girl in the river’Waria,...

  • Culture of strikes in Karachi should be discouraged, says PM Nawaz

    KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Friday that the culture of strikes in Karachi should be discouraged as it adversely affects the industrial sector and commerce, said a report published on Radio Pakistan...

    He was addressing a function of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) in Karachi this afternoon...

  • Karachi must end culture of strikes: PM

    KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Friday that the frequent strikes in Karachi badly hurt national economy and urged the Sindh governor to put an end to the protests...

    Addressing a function of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Mr Sharif said: "Even if a fly is killed in Karachi, a strike is observed and a protest is lodged"...

  • 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...

    Responding to Dawn queries, KMC Culture, Sports and Recreation senior director Raza Abbas Rizvi said that this facility was renovated during the tenure of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Nazim Syed Mustafa Kamal...

  • New Karachi police chief vows to change ‘thana culture’

    KARACHI: In his first meeting with subordinates and later on speaking with the media, newly appointed city police chief Additional IG Ghulam Nabi Memon underlined on Thursday the importance of improving or changing what was described as ‘thana culture’, bridging the gap between the people and the police, reducing the number of police stations from existing 107 to 45 for effective policing, establishing three model police stations and...

  • Urban displacement, library culture discussed on final day of Karachi conference

    KARACHI: ‘The politics of displacement and resettlement in urban Pakistan’ and the ‘Karachi’s book cultures’ were the two main topics of discussion on the third and final day of the 7th Annual Karachi Conference held at the Institute of Business Administration’s city campus here on Sunday...

    Six research scholars —four from the Karachi Urban Lab and two from Habib University — read out their papers in the day’s initial session about...

  • Excited about experiencing Pakistan's cricketing culture, says Hashim Amla

    South African cricket star Hashim Amla says he is as excited about experiencing Pakistan's cricketing culture during the upcoming three-match World XI T20 series against Pakistan in Lahore next month...

    While talking to DawnNews about his hopes for the series on Saturday, Amla said: "We are happy to be helping in the revival of international cricket in Pakistan, some of us are very excited about performing in front of the Pakistani...

  • Indian music wizard Mehta slams culture of hatred against Pakistan

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

    Mr Mehta was speaking on a day when a number of leading public intellectuals, including historian Romila Thapar and Irfan Habib and writer Krishna Sobti, were addressing a worried meeting of writers and academics against a growing culture of de-intellectualising the Indian society...

  • The problem with Pakistan’s ‘martyrdom’ culture

    We, the “remote misses” of terrorist attacks in Pakistan, may never be able to comprehend the emotions of those who’ve had their loved ones inexplicably ripped away from them...

    Also read: Woman of the year — The Pakistani motherThe result is a state-sponsored shahadat culture; a new brand of opium for the masses...

  • Research culture in Pakistan: The ‘undisclosed’ moral decadence

    Higher education has seen a remarkable progress in Pakistan recently with an increasing number of students enrolling for Masters’ and Doctoral degrees...

    However, research culture in the country is still far from being inspiring and is adversely influenced by a lack of third party supervision and a dearth of quality academic professionals...

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