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  • GCU fine arts students exhibit ad campaigns

    LAHORE: The Government College University fine arts department students on Tuesday put on display advertisement campaigns on social issues...

    As many as 25 final-year students of Bachelor in Fine Arts (Hons) displayed their projects comprising complete advertisement material, including billboards, posters, calendars, pamphlets and social media pages for promotion of brands and raising awareness about social issues...

  • ‘Students need significant depth of understanding in humanities, social sciences and arts’

    The title of her talk was ‘The importance of a broad education: The story of building an innovative university and impacting society’, and Dr Klawe — the 5th president of Harvey Mudd College — spoke at length about her journey to different parts of the world, including Pakistan, that inspired her...

    Her first visit to Pakistan, she recalled, was in the fall of 1971 when she travelled from Kabul to Lahore, and then across the border...

  • Students, faculty express reservations over online education system

    LAHORE: Loopholes have started appearing in the online teaching system adopted by different universities in the wake of closure of all educational institutions to minimise the spread of Covid-19 pandemic in the country...

    Hundreds of students and faculty members of different universities lodged complaints on Prime Minister’s Portal with regard to the online teaching system’s quality of instruction, digital readiness of the instructor,...

  • KP students call online classes, exams unfeasible

    PEHAWAR: A group of university students and their parents on Wednesday rejected online classes and examinations over a lack of access to Internet in parts of the province...

    Student Osama Humayun told a presser here that most students won’t be able to attend online classes and exams due to unavailability of Internet facility, especially in remote districts...

  • Students protest ‘faulty’ online system, charging of fee by varsities

    ISLAMABAD: Students from various universities on Monday staged a protest demonstration outside the Higher Education Commission (HEC) against what they said a faulty online system and charging of full fee by universities...

    The protesting students demanded the HEC bound the universities not to charge full fee during the closure of the universities and take only the tuition fee...

  • Arts Council’s youth festival begins on May 23

    KARACHI: This year’s second youth festival organised by the Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi in collaboration with the I Am Karachi initiative will be held from May 23 to May 30...

    In that regard, he said, the Arts Council had an important role to play...

  • Karachi City of Lights festival brings a glow to arts

    A joint effort of the Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP) and ‘I AM Karachi’, the Karachi City of Lights Festival brought a glowing radiance to performing and visual arts at the Fomma Trust-Art Centre at Zamzama Park on Friday...

    CAP’s executive director Swaleha Alam Shahzada shared that the aim of the festival was to give room to tolerant activities through arts...

  • Evolution, social impact of performing arts discussed

    KARACHI: “Art should be accessible to everyone for it to be meaningful,” said Sheema Kermani, underscoring how performing arts in Pakistan are neglected and those who believe in their power for bringing about a positive change in society are struggling for their (arts’) sustenance...

    At a talk held on Wednesday at the Oxford bookshop on the book Gender, Politics, and Performance in South Asia, editors of the book — Kermani, Asif...

  • INTERVIEW: KEEPER OF THE ARTS

    Robert Charles Russell, popularly known as Jack Russell, represented England in 54 Tests and 40 ODIs...

    He remained a stalwart player and member of Gloucestershire County Cricket Club throughout his cricketing career
  • Spirit of the arts lobby

    A NEWS photograph of the Karachi University arts lobby showing defiant participants of a seminar on the missing Baloch earlier this week triggered a flood of memories with the mind zooming in and out of events spanning 35 years...

    It was befitting then that the organisers quickly chose to go ahead with their seminar in the arts lobby that, over the years, has been a proud venue for many acts of defiance and sacrifice for the cause of...

  • Afghan martial arts bout reveals a nation divided

    KABUL: A martial arts bout in Afghanistan was billed as a bare-knuckle duel for supremacy, but it has become a lightning rod for long-simmering ethnic rivalries that threaten to tear the country apart...

    Instead, the mixed martial arts challenge devolved into a maelstrom, with fans from both sides spewing ethnic vitriol on social media, prompting it to be cancelled after pleas from top officials...

  • Arts from Islamic world at Sotheby’s

    Sotheby’s Middle East and 19th Century European Painting Department has organised its Orientalist and Middle Eastern Week (April 25 to 26) in London comprising the Oriental Sale, Arts from the Islamic World and 20th Century Art/Middle East...

  • Performers show their mettle at GIKI arts festival

    SWABI: The young artists belonging to different universities and Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) enthralled audience with their performing during the three-day arts festival at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology...

    The performers of PNCA and students of various universities from across the country compete in the festival...

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