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  • HUM TV awards 2015: Can in-house awards ever be impartial?

    This year's HUM TV awards, aired in full on the TV channel this weekend, showed an unprecedented level of organization and high production values from dances to lighting and sets...

    Seems like the great Pakistani songs of the past and present failed to impress coordinators of the HUM TV awards enough to warrant a performance...

  • Taylor Swift leads American Music Awards nominations

    NEW YORK: Taylor Swift earned six American Music Awards nominations on Tuesday, and if she wins everything she’s up for, the singer will become the most-honoured female artist in the show’s history...

    Ed Sheeran and the Weeknd had five nominations each, trying to win their first awards...

  • Over 200 children died of measles in 2012, Sindh PA told

    KARACHI: As many as 209 children died of measles in the province in 2012, according to one of the written replies tabled in the Sindh Assembly on Monday...

    ”Also read: Sindh transmitting measles to other provinces: surveyThe details in the reply revealed that Sukkur with 33 casualties tops the list of districts with the largest number of deaths...

  • Not a single landlord paid farm income tax during 2012-13, Sindh Assembly told

    KARACHI: Not a single landlord paid agriculture income tax (AIT) in Sukkur district during 2012-13, Sindh Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmed Khuhro informed legislators on Monday...

    He was responding to the queries made by the legislators during the question hour, which pertained to the revenue department, in the Sindh Assembly’s Monday session that was chaired by Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani...

  • 10 policemen, seven polio volunteers killed in Sindh since 2012

    KARACHI: The killing of seven policemen guarding polio workers during a vaccination campaign was the first of its kind in two years in the city and gravest in terms of killing of policemen taking their death toll to 10 since 2012, officials said on Wednesday...

    Before this attack, official figures show that seven polio workers and three policemen had been killed in 13 incidents in Sindh while Karachi was predominantly the major...

  • Music Mela — a feast for music lovers

    ISLAMABAD: The manicured green lawns of the National Art Gallery were the venue for the three-day Second Annual Music Mela that started on Friday night...

    “The idea is to encourage live music, provide platform to talented musicians, and make the show bigger next year and the years to follow,” said Project Coordinator, FACE, Mehnaz Perveen explaining how this year a day-long Movie Festival had been included to promote films...

  • In music: “I’m always around music”

    Music, music everywhere!”Falak has a special attachment with Simdh...

    After a recent tour of Karachi and Hyderabad, he says, “I have a lot of fans in Sindh, it’s just that being a Lahore-based singer, we get more offers there...

  • Music critics wonder: did television kill the classical music star?

    Kicking off yesterday on a breezy evening, the I Am Karachi Music Festival saw thin attendance at the Music Dialogues...

    These are two-day discussions that deal with copyright and recording issues as well as tracing the relationship between music and society, and are a lead up to I Am Karachi's live musical performances due to be held this weekend...

  • Canadian-American family, kidnapped in 2012 in Afghanistan, recovered by Pakistan Army

    ""They were captured by terrorists from Afghanistan in 2012 and kept as hostages there," the ISPR handout read...

    "Although the identities of the recovered hostages have not yet been revealed or confirmed by the army's media wing, they are believed to be Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman, kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2012 while on a backpacking trip, and their three children — all of whom were born in captivity...

  • Bhoja Air, CAA officials booked over 2012 crash

    The complainant Abid Rehman, who is a Karachi native, told Dawn that the heirs of the victims of the Bhoja Air crash had submitted a petition before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) in 2012...

    ”The ill-fated Boeing 737-200, designated as the BH-123 flight from Karachi to Islamabad, crashed in the Hussainabad area on April 20, 2012 after being hit by severe wind shear just as it was making its final approach to Benazir Bhutto...

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