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  • Censor board prohibits Face Film Festival from screening another film

    ISLAMABAD: Another film that was to be screened at the Foundation for Arts, Culture and Education (Face) Film Festival 2016 was banned by the censor board for being ‘anti-state’...

    The festival was not allowed to screen Besieged in Quetta, a film by independent filmmaker Asef Ali Mohammad which shed light on the plight of the city’s Hazara population...

  • Israeli film pulled from Oslo film festival

    NEW YORK: A film by an Israeli filmmaker was pulled from an Oslo film festival on Thursday because it dealt with Israeli subject matter, but did not address the Israeli occupation of Palestine and the sufferings inflicted by Israel...

  • ‘Ban’ on entry to city roads: Motorcycle-rickshaw drivers’ sit-in

    FAISALABAD: A large number of motorcycle-rickshaw drivers staged a sit-in outside the office of district coordination officer (DCO) on Thursday in protest against restriction on them to ply on city roads and imposition of heavy fine...

    Talking to the media, the protesters said officials were hell-bent on depriving them of their livelihood by restricting their entry to city roads...

  • Deconstructing a city through film

    KARACHI: “Never a fishing village, Karachi was in fact a fortified trading settlement established in 1729,” said urban planner and architect Arif Hasan at the soft launch of the I Am Karachi film festival held at a local hotel on Saturday...

    This was announced as part of the many initiatives of the I Am Karachi movement and the aim is to screen a number of films about Karachi during May and June in different parts of the city...

  • PM’s Rs500m package to make Hyderabad modern city: governor

    KARACHI: Sindh Gover­nor Mohammad Zubair said on Friday the Rs500 million development package anno­u­n­ced by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would prove to be a catalyst in the modernisation of Hyderabad, the second largest city of the province...

    He said at a meeting with Hyderabad Mayor Tay­yab Hashmi and Deputy Mayor Sohail Mashhadi at Gover­nor House that the fed­eral government belie­v­ed in equal development and economic agenda for...

  • ‘Hyderabad city has lost its character’

    An IAS officer of the 1955 batch who retired as chief secretary of a united Andhra Pradesh, he is considered an authority on Hyderabad — its history and culture — and has 14 books to his credit...

    His books on the founder of Hyderabad, the Nizami city, the cantonment of Secunderabad, its rockscape, the jewels of the Nizam or the coffee table book on its foremost photographer, Raja Deendayal, all reveal the depths of his attachment...

  • Burned body of woman found in car near Hyderabad city

    The charred body of a woman was recovered from a burnt car in the early hours of Thursday in the Tando Jam area near Hyderabad...

    According to Senior Superintendent Police Hyderabad Pir Muhammad, it is believed that the woman was murdered and her body was placed in the car which was then driven to a street and set on fire...

  • Mountaineers denied entry into Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Several mountaineers who have travelled to Pakistan regularly for climbing have been denied entry into Pakistan this summer, according to Alpine Club of Pakistan...

    Upon her arrival this summer, Ms Burke received an entry stamp, and then found herself back in Kathmandu less than 12 hours after she landed in Islamabad...

  • Indonesia seeks answers from US as top general denied entry

    The Indonesian government has sought clarification from the United States after its military chief was denied entry to the country, an official said on Sunday...

    Military spokesman Wuryanto, who goes by one name, said military chief Gen Gatot Nurmantyo and his wife had planned to leave Indonesia on Saturday evening but were told by their airline shortly before departure that the US customs authorities would deny their entry...

  • Thousands take entry test for admission on SU campuses

    HYDERABAD: A total of 21,075 candidates appeared in pre-entry test for admission to bachelor’s degree programme in various disciplines at the University of Sindh main campus in Jams­horo and other campuses in Badin, Mirpurkhas, Dadu, Th­a­­tta and Larkana on Sunday...

    DADU: More than 400 candidates vied with each other for 180 seats in the pre-entry test for admission to BS Information Techno­logy, BS English and Bachelor’s of...

  • Over 5,000 take QUEST entry test

    NAWABSHAH: More than 5,000 students took pre-entry test for admission to various disciplines in Nawabshah and Larkana campuses of the Quaid-i-Awam University of Eng­ineering, Science and Technology (QUEST) at the university campus here on Sunday...

  • Indian entry could tighten global LNG markets

    LAUNCESTON: India is planning to join the Asian rush to boost the use of natural gas over coal, a further sign that the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market will tighten faster than previously expected...

    India’s state oil refiners Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum aim to raise the contribution of natural gas to between 5 per cent and 15pc of their incomes over the coming years, up from virtually zero currently
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