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  • Five, including Karnataka MLA, die in Andhra Pradesh train accident

    A Member of India's Legislative Assembly (MLA) Venkatesh Nayak and four others were killed on Monday morning when an express train and a granite-laden truck collided at a level crossing in Andhra Pradesh state's Anantapur area, said a report published on Hindustan Times...

    At least 25 people are reported to have been injured in this second fatal railway accident this month, which took place in Madakasira — more than 450km from...

  • Hopes on hold for model Andhra capital

    A staggering $15 billion is needed to transform Amaravati from a few shiny buildings, villages and thousands of acres of agricultural land into the envisioned capital of Andhra Pradesh, one of India’s largest states...

    Andhra once had another capital — the booming tech and business powerhouse of Hyderabad, which pulses with IT know-how and a startup culture...

  • An evening with Asad Mohammad Khan

    KARACHI: It is heartening to note that Urdu literary gatherings are now going beyond the domain of the Karachi Arts Council and Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu and being organised by academic institutions in the city...

    One such get-together took place at the Habib University on Wednesday with short story writer, lyric-poet and television playwright Asad Mohammad Khan
  • An evening of resistance thought

    And to celebrate the works of such poets and prose writers, the Desi Writers’ Lounge (DWL) hosted an evening called ‘Fasl Umeedon Ki (The Harvest of Hope)’ at the Alliance Francaise on Monday...

    The evening began with the recitation of Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s “Yeh Fasl Umeedon Ki’, also the inspiration behind the title of the programme, by Farheen Zehra...

  • An evening of Japanese traditional music

    KARACHI: Japanese traditional music depicts many shades of everyday life in Japan and to introduce this distinct and rich tradition, the Japanese consulate general here hosted an evening with renowned artiste Sumie Kaneko on Sunday...

    Tapping into the harmony that Japanese musical instruments invoke, the evening allowed an expression of humanity to connect the two countries through the medium of music...

  • An evening of Sufi opera in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Perched on a stool in front of the mirror in the greenroom of the Pakistan National Council of the Arts auditorium on Friday night, opera singer Saira Peter was visibly excited before her perfomance...

    Saira is Pakistan’s first opera singer, and brought the unique genre of Sufi opera to the capital for the second time
  • School near Faisalabad turns into gambling den in evening

    FAISALABAD: Once the school is over, the compound of the Government Primary School, Chak 422-GB in Tandlianwala, becomes a den of gamblers, addicts and drug pushers...

    The recent drive to increase security of schools after the Bacha Khan University attack, did not make any difference to the school whose boundary wall is missing
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