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  • COLUMN: Ghazal, ghazaal and gazelle

    There is something mystical, magical and tragic about the gazelle:Kharke hai paat bhi to laga baithta hai chotRum khurdah voh ghazaal bahut hai shikar dostWhen a leaf flutters it gets wounded;A terrified gazelle is easy prey— Mir Taqi MirAlthough the ghazaal is an integral part of ghazal symbolism, somehow it never occurred to me to reflect on the obvious concordance between the two...

    Ali points to the symbiosis between the ghazal...

  • COLUMN: A new face of the ghazal

    The article reminded me of the early decades of Pakistan when, on and off, I came across the ghazals of Sher Afzal Jafri, who infused Punjabi into the Persianised expression known as taghazzul...

    But soon we came across an infusion of modern vocabulary in our ghazal which came to be known as anti-ghazal...

  • Ghazal hijacks a session on nazm

    A session held on Urdu Nazm Ki Riwayat in the LLF was more on ghazal form of poetry than on poem as Kishwar Nahid among the three speakers was left high and dry to defend poem...

    The moderator, Syed Nomanul Haq, said Urdu poem developed under the influence of ghazal and it’s an extension of ghazal, adding that only versification could not be called a poem...

  • LAC to hold ghazal fests after Eid

    LAHORE: Sensing the declining trend in ghazal singing the consequent dearth of inspiring singers of the genre like Mehdi Hasan, Ghulam Ali, Farida Khanum, Iqbal Bano and others, the Lahore Arts Council has decided to hold ghazal festivals frequently...

    “There is a dire need to promote ghazal singing and introduce potential talent in this genre of music,” said Deputy Director (Programmes) Zulfiqar Ali Zulfi while sharing details about...

  • Radio Pakistan Quetta

    Know more: Radio Pakistan to go off air in favour of sports complexThis pattern seems under way yet again in the finalisation of the Balochistan government’s plan, as reported recently, to take over 64 acres of land owned by Radio Pakistan in Quetta which houses its supplementary station and some machinery and medium-wave and short-wave transmission towers...

    When the land on Sariab Road was allotted to Radio Pakistan in 1964, it was...

  • Historical Radio Pakistan building, change of guard?

    KARACHI: A noticeable presence of Rangers personnel on the premises of Radio Pakistan just a few years after the bulk of the operations undertaken in the stone-built structure were shifted to Gulshan-i-Iqbal has raised concern about the fate of the historical building...

    The Radio Pakistan staff said that the personnel of the paramilitary force, whose headquarters has been housed in the historical building of Jinnah Courts for the...

  • Radio Pakistan to go off air in favour of sports complex

    Quetta: The Balochistan government has finalised a plan to take over 64 acres of land owned by Radio Pakistan in Quetta by shutting down the station’s transmission, removing its machinery and transmission towers from the Sariab area...

    On Wednesday, sources confirmed that government officials had been directed to put finishing touches on the plan to take over land worth billions of rupees belonging to the radio station...

  • Ministry plans long-term lease for Radio Pakistan premises, upsets employees

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Informa­tion is planning to shift the Pakistan Broad­casting Corporation (PBC) headquarters and give its existing premises on a long-term lease, according to a letter issued by the ministry...

    It states that Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has directed the persons concerned to prepare a proposal for handing over the Radio Pakistan headquarters on a long-term lease and shifting the...

  • Govt withdraws plans to shift Radio Pakistan headquarters after protests, talks

    The Ministry of Informa­tion on Wednesday withdrew its plans to shift the headquarters of the Pakistan Broad­casting Corporation (PBC) and give out its existing premises on a long-term lease, DawnNewsTV reported...

    A letter sent by the Information Ministry to the PBC director general announcing the plans to shift the corporation's headquarters was withdrawn after Radio Pakistan staffers protested against the proposed move and their...

  • Airstrikes in eastern Afghanistan destroy IS radio station

    KABUL: American and Afghan officials say airstrikes on a remote eastern region of Afghanistan have destroyed a radio station operated by the militant Islamic State (IS) group...

    An official with the United States military said on Tuesday the strike had destroyed “Voice of the Caliphate” radio operated by IS near the border with Pakistan...

  • Comedian Sami Shah lands BBC Radio show

    You might have asked this question lately: where in the world is Sami Shah?The answer is: he's planning to take over Britain with a new two-part BBC Radio 4 series called 'A Beginner's Guide To Pakistan'...

    "Just dumb luck basically!"The comic continues: " In 2009 or 2010 a producer at BBC called Ed Morris wanted to do a radio show about comedians around the world...

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