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  • Jahan Se Hum Guzrey launched

    KARACHI: A book titled Jahan Se Hum Guzrey — Mashriqi Pakistan Se Bangladesh Tak by the late S...

    Mr Siddiqi said the book Jahan Se Hum Guzrey gave a detailed account of Mr Badruddin’s professional and personal life...

  • Removal of Shah Jahan mosque relics termed theft of history

    THATTA: Khateeb of the 17th century Shah Jahan mosque, members of civil society and history lovers have lashed out at officials of the Sindh tourism and culture department for removing carved stones and tablets inscribed with Quranic verses from the historical structure and demanded an inquiry into the brazen theft of history...

    The mosque built by Mogul emperor Shah Jahan in 1647 has been on a tentative Unesco world heritage list...

  • Ashraf Jahan Jamali’s appointment in FSC challenged

    LAHORE: The appointment of Justice Ashraf Jahan Jamali, wife of Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali, as a judge of the Federal Shariat Court (FSC) has been challenged before the Lahore High Court for being ‘unconstitutional’...

    They said that the President of Pakistan had on Sept 1, 2014, extended for one year the tenure of Justice Jamali as an additional judge of the SHC at a time when she was working at the FSC...

  • Feature: Will the women of Jahan Khan village come out to vote in this election?

    For nearly half a century, the women of Jahan Khan village, Chak 111/9-L, which falls in NA-147 and PP-198, Sahiwal I, Punjab, have not voted in a general election...

    While many continue to believe that the village clans will continue to bar women from voting in the upcoming elections, there are others who say that the political polarisation in Jahan Khan village may compel rival groups to bring out women voters to defeat their...

  • NARRATIVE ARC: THE SONGS WE SING

    They wanted to build a hospital in their native locale because their children had graduated from various medical schools in Pakistan and the United States...

    This friend, a leading gynaecologist and obstetrician, has served needy patients across Pakistan for decades...

  • I want to release songs and not have expectations: Zoe Viccaji

    That was at the start of my musical career when I was only writing English songs and music that was very introspective and personal...

    ”The singer who is comfortable under her skin with English songs had thought that her music would not appeal to many of her listeners: “I was very self-conscious of that kind of music because I never thought it would appeal to a mass audience, especially the songs being English; and perhaps I also...

  • The 6 best local pop songs … ever: A detailed review

    From I am Sweetie to Eye to Eye, NFP rounds up the most memorable pop songs of our times and what led to their fame...

    But more than his vocal style and songs (which were a conventional fusion of light pop and Pakistani filmi music), it were RAT’s innovative dance moves in his videos which caught the attention of young Pakistani pop music fans...

  • SOUNDCHECK: SONGS OF SURVIVAL

    After any breakup, you’re going to need some songs to keep you company and drown out the voices in your head...

    Don’t Speak by No DoubtYou think your breakup was bad? Gwen Stefani and bandmate Tony Kanal split in 1994 — and then they went on tour singing songs about their breakup...

  • It’s all about songs

    We listen to our favourite songs and hum along … sometimes we get the words and sometimes we are left wondering what the singer said...

    Then there are times when we wonder how the singer could have such a range of emotions in a song or we wonder about the stories behind the songs, about who, why, when and so on...

  • Children enthral Lok Virsa with folk songs

    ISLAMABAD: On the third day of Lok Virsa’s annual folk festival, child singers put on performances of their local, traditional songs at Garden Avenue in Shakarparian...

    “We should continue with similar efforts to raise awareness about our culture and music in the younger generation, who are the future of Pakistan”, he said...

  • Children perform traditional songs at Lok Virsa festival

    ISLAMABAD: On the third day of Lok Virsa’s annual folk festival, child singers put on performances of their local, traditional songs at Garden Avenue in Shakarparian...

    “We should continue with similar efforts to raise awareness about our culture and music in the younger generation, who are the future of Pakistan”, he said...

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