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  • I’m a certified Grammar Nazi, and I couldn’t pass IELTS

    Nothing wrecks an English writer’s pride – his “unfaltering” confidence in his own pen – like being made to repeat an internationally acclaimed English language test due to an insufficient score...

    IELTS, which stands for International English Language Testing System, meticulously examines one’s language skills for the purpose of working or studying in certain English-speaking countries; notably Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom
  • OBITUARY: Shamim Ara: end of a long-drawn agony

    POPULAR star-turned-producer and later director, Shamim Ara, died in a hospital in the United Kingdom on Friday after a long-drawn illness...

    Since there was no one to look after her, Shamim Ara’s only child Salman Kareem, who is an IT specialist in London, got her shifted to a hospital in the UK which specialised in neuro-related surgery, but her condition deteriorated...

  • Colleagues pay homage to Shamim Ara

    KARACHI: The event symbolised the kind of attitude that we have towards our role models once they depart this world...

    It was a condolence reference held at the Karachi Press Club on Thursday evening in honour of one of the finest actresses and directors of the Pakistan film industry, Shamim Ara, who passed away in London on Aug 5...

  • Khalid Shamim’s life in danger, says his wife

    KARACHI: Khalid Shamim, a key suspect in the Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Dr Imran Farooq murder case, is being mentally and physically tortured in a Rawalpindi prison and his life is in danger, his wife told the media here on Monday...

    Bina Khalid also raised some important questions at a press conference here at the Karachi Press Club and disputed the official version that her husband was arrested while crossing into Pakistan...

  • Babar Ghauri, Shamim Siddiqui quit Altaf-led MQM

    Former federal ministers and members of the London faction of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Babar Ghauri and Shamim Siddiqui, announced on Sunday their resignation from the Altaf Hussain-led party...

    Shamim Siddiqui said his resignation came as a result of disagreements over the MQM-L policy following an incendiary speech by Altaf Hussain on August 22, 2016The MQM founder has been in trouble since his diatribe against the armed...

  • Tributes for Shamim Ara

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) on Tuesday hosted an event to pay tribute to late actress and director Shamim Ara during which singers and dancers associated with the council put on performances on songs featuring the late actress...

    Shamim Ara was born in Aligarh in 1938 and her family moved to Karachi in the early 1950s...

  • 21-year-old girl kidnapped, raped in Karachi's Gulshan-i-Hadeed

    A 21-year-old girl was kidnapped and allegedly raped in Karachi's Gulshan-i-Hadeed area within the limits of Steel Town police, officials said on Thursday...

    SSP Investigation (Malir) Abid Husain Qaimkhani said the girl along with her family members was standing near a park in Phase-II of Gulshan-i-Hadeed on Wednesday at around 7:30pm when three suspects travelling in a car abducted her...

  • Doctor shot dead in Karachi's Gulshan-i-Iqbal area

    A doctor belonging to the Shia community was shot dead in Gulshan-i-Iqbal on Friday, said police...

    According to Gulshan SP Shahnawaz Chachar, the incident occurred at around 12:30pm when the doctor, a cardiac specialist, was on his way to his Gulshan-i-Iqbal residence after getting off from work at a government hospital in Korangi...

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