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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • Pilot, co-pilot survive as training aircraft crashes in Lahore

    The pilot and trainee co-pilot of a training aircraft were wounded when the plane crashed in Lahore's Garden Town area after experiencing technical difficulties, DawnNewsTV reported on Tuesday...

    Rescue 1122 teams transported the plane's pilot, Muhammad Faheem, and co-pilot Hasham to a nearby hospital, where doctors confirmed that the two men received minor injuries...

  • Red Bull Music Academy: Noahs Heark to be fourth musician to represent Pakistan

    Music producer Ziyad Habib, or Noahs Heark as he's popularly known to fans, will be the fourth electronic musician to represent Pakistan at Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA)...

    Dawn: Is there something in particular you're looking forward to at RBMA?Ziyad: The entirety of the experience!Dawn: Do you think platforms such as RBMA help Pakistani musicians grow and get recognition even after the workshops are over?Ziyad: “Yes! I feel like...

  • Saeed Ajmal allowed to reopen academy

    FAISALABAD: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), following intervention of the Punjab government, has allowed senior Pakistani spinner Saeed Ajmal to reopen his cricket academy set up on the university land...

    Last Thursday, the UAF administration had issued a notification, which read: “The syndicate at its meeting held on Aug 29 last, keeping in view the security concerns and directive of the worthy governor/chancellor...

  • Harassment, rape allegations against notable cultural icon rattle Nobel literature academy

    The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize, has been rattled by a sex scandal as several members, their wives and daughters accused an influential person with close ties to the prestigious institution of assault...

    Married to a writer with “close links to the Swedish Academy”, the man runs a cultural club showcasing exhibitions, readings and performances by both the cultural elite and hopefuls, including Nobel...

  • Academy considers expelling disgraced Harvey Weinstein

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was in emergency session on Saturday to discuss kicking out Harvey Weinstein amid mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations...

    The academy, which organises the Oscars, issued a statement describing the nature of the allegations as “repugnant, abhorrent, and antithetical” to its standards ahead of the meeting of its 54-member board of governors...

  • Romania targets ‘academy of criminals’ network

    BUCHAREST: Romanian authorities arrested 26 people on Thursday over links to the so-called academy of criminals, a network suspected of robbing jewellery stores across Europe, anti-mafia prosecutors said...

    The academy is suspected of robbing jewellery stores in Britain, France, Germany and Belgium, making off with a booty valued at a total of 10 million euros ($10...

  • Dar Academy win in Holland

    LAHORE: Dar Hockey Academy, Lahore beat MOP Club, Vught Holland 4-0 in the first match of their tour, according to a report received from Holland...

    This is academy’s fourth tour of Europe since 2010...

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