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Intra-NUST drama festival: Through theatre, expressing mistrust in the justice system

ISLAMABAD:  During the first Intra-NUST Drama Festival, the NUST Debating and Dramatics Society (NDDS) tried to make the event enjoyable while shedding light on important issues being faced by the country. At the festival that took place on Tuesday, the students managed to pleasantly surprise their audience. Teams ‘Dramaybaaz’ and ‘Akheer’ seriously dealt with themes […]

Artistic expression: A pioneer identifies herself through her pottery

ISLAMABAD:  A rare collection of exquisite pottery items by Sheherezade Alam went up on display at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts on Friday. Alam has the distinction of being Pakistan’s first female studio potter in the early 1970s. She established LAAL, an artists’ collective, whose mission it is to educate children about their […]

Artistic expression: A pioneer identifies herself through her pottery

ISLAMABAD:  A rare collection of exquisite pottery items by Sheherezade Alam went up on display at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts on Friday. Alam has the distinction of being Pakistan’s first female studio potter in the early 1970s. She established LAAL, an artists’ collective, whose mission it is to educate children about their […]

Artistic expression: A pioneer identifies herself through her pottery

ISLAMABAD:  A rare collection of exquisite pottery items by Sheherezade Alam went up on display at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts on Friday. Alam has the distinction of being Pakistan’s first female studio potter in the early 1970s. She established LAAL, an artists’ collective, whose mission it is to educate children about their […]

Moscow’s trump card taken away while NATO plans to resume transit to Afghanistan through Pakistan

The United States and Pakistan will resume the transit of NATO-bound cargoes to Afghanistan that was suspended last autumn over the crisis in relations between Washington and Islamabad. The daily … Islamabad News Sources -2

Scraping through: 45% population living below the poverty line, reports BISP

ISLAMABAD:  As many as 45.7% of the entire population is living under the poverty line, according to a door-to-door survey carried out by Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP). The results sharply negate the outcome of another official survey which calculated incidence of poverty at 12%. BISP Chairperson Farzana Raja told the National Assembly Standing Committee […]

Attabad Lake’s spillway widened through controlled blasting

ISLAMABAD: Frontier Works Organization (FWO) on Tuesday widened the spill way of Attabad Lake through controlled blasting to drain out maximum water. Initially, water outflow was 15,000 cusces which increased to 25,000 cusces but now it has decreased to 20,000 cusecs from the spill-way. The blast which was carried out at about 11:40 am, brought […]

Punjab Govt providing laptops to students through its own resources – Pakistan Observer

The Nation, Pakistan Punjab Govt providing laptops to students through its own resourcesPakistan ObserverRawalpindi—The Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that Punjab Government is providing laptops to the talented students through its own resources. He was addressing a laptops distribution ceremony among talented students at Fatima …Zardari, Gilani set new corruption recordsThe Nation, […]

Manto centennial: Awaking conscience through his prose

ISLAMABAD:  There are writers and then there are writers who become legend. They stay with you, obscuring boundaries of history and geography; all humans become one on the basis of these shared experiences, anxieties, disillusionments and realisations. Saadat Hassan Manto was one such maestro who spun short stories that reached far and beyond his own […]

Manto centennial: Awaking conscience through his prose

ISLAMABAD:  There are writers and then there are writers who become legend. They stay with you, obscuring boundaries of history and geography; all humans become one on the basis of these shared experiences, anxieties, disillusionments and realisations. Saadat Hassan Manto was one such maestro who spun short stories that reached far and beyond his own […]

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