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  • PTI damaging Pashtun culture: Fazl

    “Some politicians are trying to spread and promote the so-called enlightenment and liberalism and want to take the country on anti-Islamic route by legalising the culture of obscenity,” he said, adding that the JUI-F would never accept the western political system in Pakistan...

    He said corrupt politicians ruined the country and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) was damaging the culture of Pashtuns...

  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government extends olive branch to Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement

    Khyber Pakhtunkhawa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Thursday urged the leaders of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) to continue their dialogue with the local jirga in order to "resolve the situation" at hand...

    "I want to request the [leaders of] Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) to come forth and meet with the jirga — which includes the KP governor — in the next four or five days and resolve this situation," Khattak said during a...

  • Checkmate in Balochistan's Pashtun belt?

    It is also, as per a recent UNDP human development report, the poorest district in Pakistan with dire health and literary indicators...

    Among them is what he alleges was PkMAP’s lack of action when a clash in May last year between Pakistani and Afghan border guards led to the border being closed for a month...

  • Usman Dar slammed on Twitter for 'making fun' of Pashtun workers

    MNA Mohsin Dawar slammed Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Usman Dar "for making fun of those who are just making an honest living", after the latter compared the participants of the ongoing Azadi March to street vendors...

    Dawar also reacted to Dar's statement, saying: "Pashtun displacement into Punjab is a cost of Pakistan's strategic depth policy...

  • Uxi Mufti’s book provides an insight into Pakistani culture

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan National College of Arts (PNCA) hosted a dialogue on culture in tandem with the launch of ‘Pakistani Saqafat’, a newly-published book that provides vital insights into the understanding of Pakistani culture...

    Addressing key concerns that perplex the Pakistani consciousness about the genesis, history and narratives of cultural identity, the book explores cultural pluralism and philosophical ethos of Pakistan......

  • Pakistani culture through the ages

    Nestled within the woods of Shakarparian, the Heritage Museum presents the living cultural traditions and lifestyles of the people of Pakistan, from the Himalayas to the Arabian Sea...

    From the civilisation of Mohenjodaro and Harappa to present day Pakistan, the cultural history of what was once known as the crossroads of Asia is on display at the museum...

  • Learning to love in a culture of hate: My Pakistani-Indian identity

    These included a dance and music performance in celebration of Diwali, a screening of the movie ‘Manto’, and a talk by Raza Rumi, a well-known Pakistani journalist...

    At each event, I was impressed and fascinated by the fact that Indian and Pakistani students and faculty members worked closely together, and the students lived with each other harmoniously...

  • CULTURE CIRCLE: Austrian, Pakistani musicians to display forte

    MakroPhonia is a project by Renald Deppe and Michael Bruckner together with Pakistani musicians, where visual micro structures of everyday living environment become the compositional substance of contemporary sounds capes...

    From Pakistan Nafees Ahmed will play on sitar, Ustad Salamat Hussain on flute, Ustad Bashir Khan on tabla...

  • What is 'Pakistani culture' anyway?

    Navigating one’s way in Pakistani society often involves an encounter with two pertinent social check posts...

    Both of these markers are concerned with how individual behaviours intersect with what is loosely, and often lazily, defined as ‘Pakistani culture’...

  • Excited about experiencing Pakistan's cricketing culture, says Hashim Amla

    South African cricket star Hashim Amla says he is as excited about experiencing Pakistan's cricketing culture during the upcoming three-match World XI T20 series against Pakistan in Lahore next month...

    While talking to DawnNews about his hopes for the series on Saturday, Amla said: "We are happy to be helping in the revival of international cricket in Pakistan, some of us are very excited about performing in front of the Pakistani...

  • The problem with Pakistan’s ‘martyrdom’ culture

    We, the “remote misses” of terrorist attacks in Pakistan, may never be able to comprehend the emotions of those who’ve had their loved ones inexplicably ripped away from them...

    Also read: Woman of the year — The Pakistani motherThe result is a state-sponsored shahadat culture; a new brand of opium for the masses...

  • Research culture in Pakistan: The ‘undisclosed’ moral decadence

    Higher education has seen a remarkable progress in Pakistan recently with an increasing number of students enrolling for Masters’ and Doctoral degrees...

    However, research culture in the country is still far from being inspiring and is adversely influenced by a lack of third party supervision and a dearth of quality academic professionals...

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