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  • Farhan Zaman, Farhan Mehboob set up all-Pakistan final

    ISLAMABAD: Taking quite a huge step towards regaining the lost glory in the sport, Pakistan’s Farhan Zaman and compatriot Farhan Mehboob on Sunday overcame their high-ranked opponents in their respective semi-finals of the Chief of Air Staff International Squash Championship here at Mushaf Squash Complex to set up all-Pakistan final...

    World number 52 Farhan Zaman moved into Monday’s final after defeating top seed and world number 30...

  • STUDIO: POTTER’S PARADISE

    As for her studio/work space, it is a medium-sized room with many large glass windows that overlook the natural greenery...

    Just outside the studio is a sitting area, shaded by a large tree and surrounded by palm leaves, monstera and other plants...

  • SOUNDCHECK: COKE STUDIO’S IDENTITY CRISIS?

    Surely, Coke Studio is doing something worthwhile...

    Remember Atif Aslam with a loosened tie knot and his guitar casually slung over his shoulder while belting out Jal Pari and the cameraman with the hand-held camera hovering in the background? It defined the Coke Studio attitude, in a way...

  • From Harry Potter to Jack Bauer, London rises as film studio hub

    3 billion) during 2014 as tax breaks lured stars from Tom Cruise to Scarlett Johansson to the city...

    “We’ve suddenly become this really massive centre for global content production,’’ said Adrian Wootton, chief executive officer of Film London, a nonprofit that promotes the industry in Europe’s biggest city...

  • Coke Studio marks 10 years

    KARACHI: It’s not a regular sight that a new season of Coke Studio gets launched with fanfare...

    In the third layer the “sound” of Coke Studio was looked upon, because the programme had its own “genre”, which should not be lost...

  • STUDIO: LIVING AND BREATHING ART

    In their Islamabad house which they painstakingly and lovingly built 30 years ago, Rahi works in the basement while Hajra’s studio is on the ground floor — which also houses their drawing room where they entertain their guests and meet their buyers...

    A year or two later they moved to Islamabad where hills, draped in greenery, fascinated him to no end...

  • Coke Studio EP 4

    The fourth episode of Coke Studio Season 8 had one redeeming feature: pop band Siege’s wonderful version of the classic folk song Khari neem...

    Hamid Ali Khan’s Piya dekhan ko was okay, given the stature that the classical singer has, it is expected much more of him to push the boundaries when using a platform like the Studio...

  • Coke Studio Episode 5: Ali Azmat back in the spotlight

    It's that time of the week, folks: Coke Studio is releasing the fifth batch of its singles today, and the return of Ali Azmat to the platform gives us enough reason to celebrate...

    This is Ali's third song for Coke Studio; 'Babu Bhai' from Season 6 was a hit in 2013, and we hope 'Rangeela' is just as delightfully irreverent...

  • Coke Studio: stalwarts are back

    Although Bilal Maqsood is being tight-lipped about it, the media has been claiming that the new lineup for the new season of Coke Studio is all but out...

    And it includes some names that were once, according to some pen-pushers, associated with the Studio run by Rohail Hyatt — such as Arif Lohar and Ali Azmat...

  • Coke Studio EP 1: mixed bag

    Coke Studio Season 8 kicked off with a fair degree of musical fanfare...

    However, this is something that the producers of the Studio should have taken care of beforehand...

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