Continuing in its 57-year-old tradition, the All Pakistan Music Conference kicked off on Tuesday evening at the Lawrence Garden open air theatre.
Music lovers congregated at the venue to become a part of the historical festival that dates back to 1959. “Since 2008, we had shifted to Alhamra in view of the adverse security situation. . . . → Read More: Musical festival returns to Lahore
Jackie Collins, who wrote the kind of novels that tweedy English professors typically ignore or sniff at — sex-filled, escapist, utterly unpretentious — but that millions of readers devour and teenagers used to read by flashlight under the covers at night, died on Saturday in Los Angeles. She was 77.
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Junaid Jamshed is in the spotlight again and not for a good reason. After facing severe criticism over his recent sexist remark, the pop star-turned-televangelist released a clarification in the form of a video.
That, however, didn’t stop superstar Ali Zafar from grilling Junaid — and that too publicly. Giving Junaid some benefit of the . . . → Read More: Ali Zafar demands public clarification from Junaid
Supermodel Ayyan Ali has decided to challenge the action of putting her name on the Exit Control List (ECL).
According to reports, the supermodel allegedly involved in money laundering, has expressed grave concern over the new development against her. She decided to challenge the action in court and also started consultations with her lawyers in . . . → Read More: Ayyan set to challenge ECL?
If one needs to feel the pulse of Karachi, it has to be felt in a room filled with Lyari teenagers gathered for a photo exhibition after the first-ever summer photojournalism camp in Lyari arranged by the Mehrdar Art and Production (Map) institute.
“The seven-day camp was arranged free-of-charge for children who otherwise cannot . . . → Read More: The youth of Lyari breaking free
Mysticism Through Colours – a display of selected collection of Pakistan’s leading maestro Sadequain is serving as a treat of visual art to the youngsters and art lovers at NationalArtGallery.
Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) has dedicated a gallery to the legendary artist to pay him tribute through promotion of his art with . . . → Read More: Sadequain’s Mysticism inspires the young and old alike
British actor Sir Christopher Lee, who devoted his long acting career to portraying villains including Dracula in horror classics and later appeared in the blockbuster “Star Wars” and “Lord of the Rings” franchises, has died at the age of 93.
Lee also played Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah in Jamil Dehlavi’s 1998 film ‘Jinnah’.
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In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, the overlords use “sleep teaching” to condition children to submit to their sinister moral values. Now scientists have found a more noble purpose for the technique in a study that suggests deep-rooted biases about race and gender could be “unlearnt” during a short nap.
The findings appear to confirm . . . → Read More: Scientists come up with new therapy for hatred
Homosexual” and “devil worshipping” hairstyles have been banned in Iran, alongside tattoos, sunbed treatments and plucked eyebrows for men, which are all deemed un-Islamic.
The move – aimed at spiky cuts – follows a trend where, each summer, Iranian authorities get tough on men and women sporting clothing or hairdos seen . . . → Read More: Iran’s new ridiculous move under scorn from within
Childhood and fantasies have a close-knit relationship. While Blyton, Dahl and Rowling continue to take generation after generation on a fantastical journey, for some, Ainak Wala Jin was their first step into fantasyland. At a time when political turmoil and religion were a prominent part of most of our literature, there was . . . → Read More: The man behind Ainak Wala Jin