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Arts & Leisure - Movies

Film industry plays significant role in projecting culture, values: Marriyum KARACHI: Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Ms. Marriyum Aurangzeb Saturday said the film production and broadcasting industry played a vital role in highlighting, and in many cases, determining the culture and values of a society.      It had the power to challenge social taboos, give voice to the weak and disenfranchised, and bring people together, or it could promote messages of division, create more barriers and bring discord in social and political discord, she added.      "It is, therefore, incumbent upon us to invest not only resources to develop the infrastructure but also time to develop ideas and concepts that can help our society to progress and think," she said while speakingas chief guest here at an entertainment and production conference `Focus 16', organized by the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI).      The minister said there was a need to revive the regional and local theatre and films across Pakistan as it helped raise voice for the deprived ...

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World Day for persons with disabilities observed FAISALABAD: The district special education department in collaboration with the Faisalabad Arts Council organised a function at Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Auditorium UAF here on Saturday to mark the World Day for persons with disabilities.DCO Salman Ghani was the chief guest while EDO CD Khalid Bashir, DO Special Education Ch Abdul Hameed, RD Arts Council Tariq Javed, teachers and a large number of special children were also present in the function. Speaking on the occasion, Salman ...

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Survey identifies 15 ancient archaeological sites in capital ISLAMABAD: Archaeological experts have so far explored 15 ancient archaeological sites in Zone-IV of federal capital through its ongoing first-ever archeological survey.   The survey is being conducted by the Department of Archaeology and Museums (DOAM) to find potential sites for documentation, excavation and preservation, saving the precious heritage for future generations.  "The number of identified archaeological sites has reached upto 15 in Zone-IV of the capital and the survey is continuing in different areas to find more historical relics", Director Archaeology, DOAM, Abdul Azeem ...

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Watch Americans try speaking Sindhi for the first time The annual Sindhi Culture Day will be observed on 4 December, Sunday with high patriotic fervor to highlight the rich and olden culture of Sindh. Several political, social, religious and NGOs have plans arranged to mark the day with a memorable and extravagant approach. Rallies, seminars, musical performances, debates, theatre and literary displays will be held to bring to light the best that Sindhi culture, history and heritage has to offer. Ajrak and the Sindhi headwear are two symbols of the Sindhi ...

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Watch; Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma can’t stop dancing at Yuvi-Hazel beach wedding Lovebirds Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli head to Goa to attend the wedding ceremony of Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech. The duo rocked the event as they grooved to their favorite dance numbers.Wearing a gorgeous Sabyasachi Mukherjee lehenga, the actress quickly shifted to a much lighter look as she had to dance. Being a beach wedding, all celebs made sure that they carried extra clothes for the scene of the celebration was soon to change from the traditional drapes to comfort clothes.Virat ...

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Europe Invests 1.4 Billion Euros in Mars Rover ISS mission The European Space Agency (ESA) has injected 1.4 billion Euros to reinvigorate a life-seeking Mars rover project mission in order to keep its place on the ISS, after its ExoMars project met its untimely demise when it smashed into the Red Planet.ESA director general, Jan Woerner at a press conference stated that a total of 1.444 billion Euros are being injected into the joint venture; additionally ESA had rummaged an extra 400 million Euros from its 22 member countries for the ...

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This little girl mimics Bilawal Bhutto and simply nailed it! A kiddo named Momina has mimic PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto in a video which has gone viral all over the internet. The parody video is breaking the internet as the little girl is imitating Bilawal’s speaking style and she simply nails the impersonation. Syed Shafaat Ali, who is known for impersonating almost every Pakistani politician on social media has shared the video and said, Bilawal Bhutto always stays in limelight for making amusing errors of masculine and feminine grammar and sometimes it is hard ...