(By RAZA RUMI) Pakistan’s best export to the United States is none other than the celebrated artist Shahzia Sikander. More than two decades of her multitudinous art practice has culminated in a series of recent public events that both employ her work as a highpoint of contemporary artistic expression as well as pay a . . . → Read More: Doing it Shahzia Sikander style
The Population Summit 2015 is being organized by the Population Council’s Pakistan office, in collaboration with the Ministries of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, and Planning, Development and Reforms, Government of Pakistan. The Honorable Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, will inaugurate the summit and it will . . . → Read More: The Population Summit 2015, understanding people
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
By Laura Dean
A Yemeni boy holding a weapon takes part in a gathering in Sanaa on March 26, 2015, to show support the Shia Houthi militia and against the Saudi-led intervention in the country.
CAIRO, Egypt — A Saudi-led coalition of Arab countries began bombing Yemen Thursday night as the Houthis, a Shia . . . → Read More: About Yemen
Music has again bridged borders. India and Pakistan share a rich heritage in music; this bond just became stronger after Bombay-based singer Sharmistha Chatterjee, joined Pakistan’s popular Mekaal Hasan Band as a lead vocalist.
The band’s classical fusion renditions are both soothing and stirring, which makes them cater to a global audience. Talking to Sharmistha . . . → Read More: Bombay-based singer, joines Pakistan’s popular Mekaal Hasan Band
Istanbul Award has been announced for Pakistan Army and its Chief of Army Staff (COAS) for their brave fight against terrorism in Pakistan.
The award was announced by 6th Think Tanks Forum of the Islamic Countries at Islamabad late on Friday night at a ceremony held at Aiwane Sadar.
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After a gap of 11 years, the city of lights, Lahore has organized a Horse and Cattle Show once again, with the event spanning over duration of 4 days.
The opening ceremony, grandiose in nature, kicked off at Fortress Stadium with chief-guest President Mamnoon Hussain present in the ranks of the crowd that watched the . . . → Read More: Lahore’s Horse and Cattle back after 11 years gap