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  • Karachi astronomer’s moon images feature on Nasa website

    KARACHI: An NED graduate and young amateur astronomer from Karachi, Talha Zia’s composite of 12 single images documenting the full moon has been displayed on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)...

    Zia has been interested since childhood in physics and astronomy and in 2015 joined the Karachi Astronomers’ Society to further explore his interest...

  • Pakistan’s first animated feature film opens across cinemas in Karachi

    KARACHI: There is a telling scene in Pakistan’s first feature-length animated film 3 Bahadur that opened across cinemas in Karachi on Friday which reflects our attitude towards children...

    Hence, it was heartening to see excited children of all age groups along with their parents and guardians entering the Nuplex Cinemas in DHA for the 3pm show to watch the animated feature...

  • Miss Oscar shines in feature event at Karachi races

    KARACHI: Life returned at the Karachi Racecourse after a two-week layoff on Sunday when a four-race card went into action with the favourites calling the shots in three races...

    Three-year-old chestnut filly Miss Oscar romped home by four lengths in the feature event while defeating 11-year-old chestnut horse Lava Man to avenge her last defeat...

  • Feature: MMA looking for upswing in Karachi

    Hasan, who holds a management position at a school in Karachi, dismisses the fact that in the elections held between 1993 and 2013, his favourite party the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) — which is now a part of the recently-revived alliance of five religio-political parties the Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA) — had little chance of victory against the erstwhile formidable Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)...

    But Elections 2018 will feature a...

  • Revolutionary T10 League's second season to feature a Karachi franchise

    The second season of the T10 League — the world’s first International Cricket Council-recognised 10-over cricket league — will be played this year from November 23 to December 2 with a new franchise representing the city of Karachi...

    ”Shahid Afridi, Shane Watson, Eoin Morgan, Shoaib Malik, Sunil Narine and Darren Sammy are some of the top names that will feature in the 2018 edition of the T10 League...

  • THE ICON INTERVIEW: FAME, FILMS AND FAHAD

    He is ubiquitous ­­­­­­— leading man in many blockbuster films, the face of television’s most popular game show, the man behind many successful TV dramas, and selling everything from mobile phones to skincare to toilet bowl cleaners in countless advertisements...

    But no starry tantrums welcome you when you enter his office at Big Bang Entertainment in a posh locality of Karachi...

  • WIDE ANGLE: CAN HORROR FILMS STOP CRIME?

    Halloween and the Hollywood tradition of horror films screening in theatres go hand in hand...

    The debate is usually between those who consider such films dangerous — and indeed, survey studies by psychologists suggest copycat violence is possible — and those who hold they’re “harmless...

  • Films that leave an impact, in 60 seconds

    The festival includes films which are 60 seconds long and the categories include comedy, fiction, conflict, colours of your country, creative, environment, water, interfaith peace and tolerance...

    The winning films were selected on the basis of technique, style, script and the impact the films made in just 60 seconds...

  • Journey of films: the bygone days

    KARACHI: These days there’s so much talk about revival of the Pakistan film industry...

    Guddu Khan is one such collector of film advertisements for whom the past of Pakistani films can be archived but not deemed redundant...

  • Films on effects of war, hunger screened

    ISLAMABAD: Documentaries and short films on the effects of war, hunger, social abuses and other issues were screened on the second day of the Asia Peace Film Festival at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Tuesday...

    As many as 29 short films, documentaries, animations and fiction productions were screened at the event which also included panel discussions and question answer sessions with film makers...

  • Two films screened at Napa

    KARACHI: It was a strange session of film screening, to put it mildly, at the National Academy of Performing Arts on Saturday evening...

    Two films were shown, one very short and the other very long by the former’s standard...

  • 40 short films screened on first day of festival

    ISLAMABAD: More than 40 short films were screened on the first day of the three-day Asia Peace Film Festival at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Monday...

    Each of the five sessions on the first day included six to seven films and discussion sessions at the end...

  • Mumtaz Hussain: making films & painting stories

    Mumtaz Hussain has taken firm hold of these reigns and has managed to not only write and direct films since over a decade, but also write a few books of short stories...

    But while Mumtaz has made around seven films in the last 15 years, and has also bagged prestigious awards for them, this time he plans to make a film and release it in Pakistan, using a Pakistani cast...

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