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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...

  • Fantasy becomes reality at fashion’s ‘Wonder Boy’ shows in London

    LONDON: With cartoon prints, snail-shaped stickers and speckled ermine coats, British designer Jonathan Anderson delivered on his promise to put the “fantasy in fashion” as he presented his latest collection in London on Sunday...

    The British capital’s fashion elite were up early to cram into the military building that provided the backdrop for the autumn-winter 2016 collection of JW Anderson, the eponymous label set up by the...
  • Of mermaids singing each to each

    When men and women of reason are under attack in India, dubbed by their quarries as enemies of Hinduism — not very different from the brutal killings of rationalists in Bangladesh or the murder of minority rights advocates in Pakistan in the name of Islam — where should we look to find the proverbial silver lining? The prime minister of India is convinced that Lord Ganesh got an elephant’s head as a result of plastic surgery...

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  • Complaint filed against Bachchan for singing Indian anthem incorrectly

    NEW DELHI: A complaint has been filed in New Delhi against actor Amitabh Bachchan for allegedly singing the Indian national anthem incorrectly at the Pakistan-India T20 match in Kolkata on Saturday, according to a report by The Indian Express...

    To mark the historic occasion, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Pakistan singer Shafqat Amanat Ali were present in the Eden Gardens stadium alongside the two teams to sing their...

  • 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...

    “After the partition, Bhai Chand had a difficult life here in Lahore and he lived in anonymity, accompanying qawwali singers or reciting Naats or singing Punjabi Sufi classics,” says Nadeem, his son-in-law and a violinist who used to perform in his Sangat... ...

  • A melodious voice of Punjabi folk singing

    Singing for the fellow shepherds in the grazing fields was the first platform for the Punjabi folk singer Safdar Mahi...

    My singing was like a self-grown and untrimmed wild bush, which was encouraged by the village folks and shepherds...

  • Evoking harmony through Sufi singing

    APakistani musician and singer who has won a prestigious award in Sufi singing from Cairo (same award has also been awarded to poet-philosopher Allama Iqbal) says he has an aim to root out extremism from the country through Sufi music...

  • ‘Ya Qurban’ singing contest starts in Mardan

    PESHAWAR: The ‘Ya Qurban’ competition of singing old folk songs being held on divisional level by the Culture Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government started from Mardan in which around 70 amateur folk singers participated on Sunday...

    Zarnosh, hailing from Garhyaala, bagged the first position with his unique style of ‘tappay’ singing and received the Fazl-i-Rabbi Award along with a cash prize of Rs100,000, said a press release...

  • And then they started singing

    And if you can hear deaf children singing, and they know what they are singing, the experience can be truly electrifying...

    The opportunity was provided by the school principal Zara Husain’s request to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan for help in getting the rights of the deaf recognised...

  • 7th grader village child gets wide fame for singing

    He wanted to become an electrical engineer and also wished to pursue singing career in future...

    Dr Asfandyar, father of Abdul Munghaim, told Dawn that his son was gifted with an inborn talent of singing and could copy senior Pashto singer Sardar Ali Takkar and also could imitate noted folk singers Karan Khan, Haroon Bacha and Humayun Khan...

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