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Mastering the art of saving traditional paintings

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Mastering the art of saving traditional paintings


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WATCH: Indian band singing Pakistani anthem on 71st Independence Day

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WATCH: Indian band singing Pakistani anthem on 71st Independence Day


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8 arts picks: 'Cabaret,' Sherlock Holmes comedy, free outdoor ballet, more

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Pakistani sitar maestro Ustad Raees Khan passes away at the age 77

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Pakistani sitar maestro Ustad Raees Khan passes away at the age 77


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Rishi Kapoor slams Pakistan over death sentence to Jadhav

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Pakistan court allows private channels to show Indian films

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  • Pakistan filmmaker says his movie dropped from IFFI
    Pakistan filmmaker says his movie dropped from IFFI

    , indianexpress.com

    The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) seems to have dropped Pakistani film Saawan from its programming, after inviting the director to showcase it as part of the Cinema of the World section at the festival. The film is Pakistan’s official entry to the 90th Academy Awards. The director, Farhan Alam, said he received a letter dated October 25 from the festival director Sumit Tandon, requesting him to showcase the film
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Music

  • Pakistani sitar maestro Ustad Raees Khan passes away at the age 77
    Pakistani sitar maestro Ustad Raees Khan passes away at the age 77

    , indianexpress.com

    Renowned Pakistani sitarist Ustad Raees Khan passed away here on Saturday, media reports said on Sunday. He was 77. Khan is survived by his singer-wife Bilqees Khanum and four sons, Dawn reported. Born in Indore in Madhya Pradesh in 1939 into a family of musicians, he began playing sitar at a young age. Apart from performing at a number of concerts solo, Khan collaborated with legendary shehnai player Ustad Bismillah Khan on stage
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Plays

  • Pak actress Mahira Khan keeps it chic and classy for Raees promotions, a far cry from her traditional look in the film
    Pak actress Mahira Khan keeps it chic and classy for Raees promotions, a far cry from her traditional look in the film

    , indianexpress.com

    Mahira Khan is not a stranger to controversies. The Pakistani actress, who landed a dream debut in Bollywood opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Raees, was unfortunately caught in the middle of a political turmoil between India and Pakistan owing to the Uri attacks and a ban on Pakistani artistes working in the country. With her film set to release on January 25, there’s a lot of buzz going around its
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Celebrities

  • World leaders, celebrities to pay final tribute to Muhammad Ali
    World leaders, celebrities to pay final tribute to Muhammad Ali

    , thenews.com.pk

    LOUISVILLE, KY: World leaders, celebrities, boxing fans and people who admired Muhammad Ali as a man will gather on Friday in his Kentucky hometown for one last goodbye to a towering global figure who died a week ago at age 74. Mourners will line the streets of Louisville for a funeral procession starting at 9 a.m. (1300 GMT) that will bring his body to Cave Hill National Cemetery for a
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Film

  • Pakistan court allows private channels to show Indian films
    Pakistan court allows private channels to show Indian films

    , indianexpress.com

    A Pakistani court has allowed private television channels having valid licences to show Indian films as per their terms of agreement with the country’s regulatory authority. Lahore High Court Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah yesterday granted the permission to private television channels in the light of the report put by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) before the court. Shah passed the interim order on a petition filed
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Artes

  • ‘I don’t look at Kathak through the lens of gender’
    ‘I don’t look at Kathak through the lens of gender’

    , indianexpress.com

    At a time when religious extremists in India and Pakistan are trying to outdo each other in their divisive rhetoric, Pakistani Kathak dancer Rehan Bashir is an anomaly. He has embraced the classical dance form with devotion and vouches for its power to break barriers and build bridges. The 34-year-old an assistant professor of visual art at the National College of Arts in Lahore is also a yoga teacher and
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Awards

  • "Bajirao Mastani" sweeps ´Bollywood Oscars´
    "Bajirao Mastani" sweeps ´Bollywood Oscars´

    , thenews.com.pk

    MADRID:Indian historical epic "Bajirao Mastani" swept the "Bollywood Oscars" early Sunday, taking home awards for best director, best supporting actress and best male actor for leading man Ranveer Singh. The movie, which sees Singh play an 18th century Maratha warrior, picked up nine other technical awards at the International Indian Film Academy awards, including for choreography and best cinematography. "I am quite overwhelmed by all of this," the movie´s director,
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Radio & Television

  • Victims seek SC inquiry into TV show accident
    Victims seek SC inquiry into TV show accident

    , dawn.com

    ISLAMABAD: Family members of those injured when the seating area collapsed during a recording of a television game show approached the Supreme Court on Monday, seeking an inquiry into the failure of police and government authorities to pursue the case. Also on Monday, Nilor police formally lodged an FIR against the management of ARY and Bahria Town under Section 337H of the Pakistan Penal Code, which deals with ‘Punishment for hurt by rash or negligent act’
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