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  • Bhai Ghulam Muhammad Chand: lost gem of Rababi kirtan singing

    Bhai Ghulam Muhammad Chand, one of last masters of Rababi singing tradition of Bhai Mardana, the Muslim companion of Baba Guru Nanak, passed away here in Lahore on April 29...

    Bhai Chand was born in 1927 in village Raja Sansai, Amritsar, and spent his childhood there, learning music and travelling along his father Bhai Sunder Giani and uncle Bhai Chaand across Punjab and Peshawar to sing kirtan at gurdwaras and for Sikh nobles...

  • Pakistan's military industrial base is better than India's: Gen Sarath Chand

    Pakistan's military industrial base is "better" than India's, said India's Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) Lieutenant General Sarath Chand, as he "slammed" the performance of ordnance factories at home, Times of India reported...

    According to the Indian daily, Chand said on Tuesday that "Pakistan probably has a better industrial base, as far as defence production is concerned, than our country," adding that Pakistan exported more...

  • That’s Chand Raat for you!

    KARACHI: With no Taraweeh prayers after breaking the last fast, shopping to take care of last-minute details was the only thing on everyone’s minds on Chand Raat...

    The top of the ladies list was mehndi and all the big shopping centres and malls know it well as all had made arrangements for experts in henna design to come and apply henna on the hands and feet of customers who had time to think about what else they needed to buy ahead...

  • Chand Sitara: Celebrity patriotism and another Junaid Jamshed blooper

    Last night in Lahore, stars from every aspect of Pakistani life ranging from cricket to music to film came together to celebrate one thing: Pakistan!Under the banner of soon-to-be-aired Chand Sitara, the likes of Salman Ahmed, Ali Zafar, Junaid Jamshed, Zoe Viccaji, Hadiqa Kiyani and more sung this patriotic anthem:Fans of classic Pakistani bands Vital Signs and Junoon have been hoping for this moment for a while...

    With Junaid...

  • Chand eyes Olympics after gender ruling

    NEW DELHI: Indian sprinter Dutee Chand said Tuesday she was “super excited” about returning to athletics after a landmark ruling on the validity of so-called gender tests...

    Chand’s hyperandrogenism — a condition that produces high testosterone levels — meant she fell foul of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) rules on gender...

  • India's Dutee Chand qualifies for Rio Olympics 100m after gender ruling

    NEW DELHI: Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has qualified for the women's 100 metres at the Rio Olympics less than a year after she was cleared to race following a landmark ruling on so-called gender tests...

    Chand was diagnosed with hyperandrogenism — a condition that produces high testosterone levels — that meant she fell foul of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) rules on gender...

  • Henna application on chand raat

    KARACHI: Saving the best for last, henna application is a last-minute chand raat essential indulgence for girls and women...

    Just like making hay until the sun shines, some enterprising people apply henna until the chand raat lasts...

  • All’s nearly well that ends well

    ALL’S well that ends well...

    There was humour and fun always, similar to the more recent occasion when Wasim Akram’s team was cheered heartily in Chennai in their victory lap, or when Indian spectators returned from Lahore dizzied by the generous warmth of the Pakistanis they met, cabbies, restaurant owners, shopkeepers, et al...

  • Story Time: An Eid well spent

    Talha thought about all this and felt thankful that his father was well now...

    He could not understand as well as Talha why he couldn’t have a sheep to play with like last year and every year before that...

  • Ancient well serves as water source for locals

    TAXILA: A nearly 2,000-year-old well at the Mohra Maradu Stupa still serves as a source of water for over a hundred families living nearby...

    Archaeologists believe the well was made around 2,000 years ago at a Buddhist stupa and monastery dating back to the 2nd century known as the Mohra Maradu Stupa...

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