South Asian film festivals all set to go digital

Seven different South Asian festivals will be merging together for the event

Updated Jul 15, 2020
Lahore Arts Council to digitally re-launch monthly cultural series

'Kuch Yaadain Kuch Batain' and 'Roshan Sitaray' will be available online to entertain and educate the audience

Updated Jul 15, 2020
Harry Potter fan sites step back from Rowling over transgender views

'The Leaky Cauldron' and 'Mugglenet' sites have more than one mn Facebook followers

Updated Jul 03, 2020
Pakistani-American superhero Kamala Khan to feature in latest game

Kamala Khan features as Ms Marvel in the blockbuster Marvel comics

Updated Jul 02, 2020
New ‘GoT’ novel to arrive in 2021?

George RR Martin is apparently writing away in isolation

Updated Jun 27, 2020
Nine Pakistani illustrators upping the Insta game

Here are nine contemporary Pakistani illustrators you should know and follow about right now.

Updated Jun 23, 2020
Literature world mourns loss of several writers in June

This peak summer saw the passing of several writers of Urdu, Punjabi, Seraiki, Pashto and Balti languages

Updated Jun 22, 2020
Priyanka to Jemima: Celebs congratulate Malala on Oxford degree

The youngest Nobel Prize laureate recently complete her degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Updated Jun 19, 2020
Elusive and controversial: Banksy's new paintings honour Black Lives Matter

From BLM to climate crisis, UK's controversial artist continues to amaze with political artwork

Updated Jun 17, 2020
Munir Ahmad Badini wins top literary award

Hasan Manzar awarded for Urdu, Fatima Bhutto for English prose

Updated Jun 16, 2020

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Pakistan has decided it will not evacuate its citizens from China to counter the threat of the fast-spreading corona virus. Do you agree with the decision?

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  • Exclusion from climate summit

    Officials and environmentalists in Pakistan are annoyed over exclusion from the summit despite Pakistan being ranked as the fifth most vulnerable country with regard to global warming

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    The Sindh government does not seem to be too eager to prevent the crisis

  • Falling standard

    From attendance, quizzes and assignments to posting marks on LMS and CMS, the performance of teachers and staff members remain at variance with professional standards

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