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  • Journalist Taha Siddiqui's case shifted to cybercrime circle

    ISLAMABAD: The investigating officer of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), accused of harassing journalist Taha Siddiqui, informed the Islamabad High Court (IHC) that he had become irrelevant to the case as it had been transferred to the cyber crime circle...

    He, however, said since the inquiry in this matter had been transferred to the cyber crime circle of the FIA, therefore, he had become irrelevant to the case...

  • Culture Circle: Miniatures dedicated to women

    An exclusive exhibition of miniature works by Saima Sam at Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall, recently attracted a good number of art fanciers since the artist’s work was dedicated to women of the world, who devoted their life making planet earth a lovely place to live in...

    The artist put on display three-series work from classical to mid-classical and ended up with her signature style of contemporary miniature
  • Jhulay Lal’s full circle

    In their drawing room was a huge painting of a bearded man sitting on a lotus flower in the middle of a river surrounded by a school of fish that seemed to be swimming in a circle around him...

    This inquiry of mine finally came to a full circle when I got the answer only two years ago in the Michel Boivin and Matthew Cook edited book, Interpreting the Sindh World...

  • Culture Circle: Om Puri desires to do theatre in Lahore

    Indian actor Om Puri has expressed his desire to do theatre in Lahore in collaboration with the Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop (RPTW), says Saadan Peerzada...

    The creative director of the Rafi Peer Theatre told Dawn that Om Puri was an accomplished theatre actor also and he had shown great interest in doing theatre in Lahore
  • Full circle: Ahmed Shehzad returns to Pakistan’s World T20 squad

    In a dramatic turn of events opener Ahmed Shehzad returned to the Pakistan squad for the upcoming World T20 on Monday after being dropped for inconsistency less than a month ago...

    Khurram Manzoor replaced Shehzad when the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced the squads for the recently concluded Asia Cup and World T20 on February 10
  • CULTURE CIRCLE: Performing arts fest after eight years

    There is a good news for Lahorites, especially art and culture aficionados, who can once again enjoy the World Performing Arts Festival after a gap of eight years...

    The event comprising theatre, dance, music, puppetry and films from around the world was last held in 2008 but security concerns affected the annual feature which had to be shelved for a few years
  • Culture Circle: Kathak performance fascinates audience

    A fabulous kathak performance by dancer Farah spellbound the audience at Royal Palm Golf and Country Club last week...

    An immensely talented dancer, known for her powerful and evocative storytelling, technical precision, delicacy and grace, Farah brought her clairvoyant voice to the contemporary kathak stage
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