Shehla Ambreen

  • ISLAMABAD - Folkloric songs, dance ensembles and performances by rural musicians continue to fascinate visitors on Sunday at the seven-day IDPs’ Relief Mela (fair) organised by the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) here at Shakaparian.Throngs of visitors are ...

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  • Islamabad - An exhibition of more than 20 artworks by Farah Babar and a presentation on Rapu Jado (metal embossing) was organised by the Asian Study Group (ASG) at Kuch Khaas Gallery on Monday.Rapu Jado is an art form that dates back to at least the 12th Century. Known as Repujhado in Spanish and ...

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  • islamabad - An exhibition of works by two female artists Sumera Jawad and Nahid Raza is going on here at Nomad Art Gallery.Titled “Counter Narrative - Redefining Feminism” the exhibit is an attempt to give woman a voice to redefine her parameters and make choices.Nageen Hyat, gallery ...

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  • Islamabad - A comedy stage play “Ghar Aya Mehmaan” was well hosted by a jam-packed amphitheatre, which indubitably came as a feast for spectators after a long period of interruption to such recreational activities in the capital.The story of play staged at Pakistan National Council of ...

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  • Islamabad - An exhibition featuring new works of a Karachi-based sculptor and painter Abdul Jabbar Gull opened here at Khaas Art Gallery on Tuesday.A unique collection of ten art pieces including wall-based and freestanding sculptures has been put on display at the exhibition titled “Musing ...

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  • islamabadIn Pakistan, despite a large online population estimated at some 32 million users, there is hardly any legal progress towards establishing a legal regime to comprehensively counter cybercrime and ensure unfettered access to cyberspace.Social, economic, religious and cultural reasons for ...

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  • Islamabad - Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) inhabits a unique bio-geographic position for being blessed with high mountains, splendid rivers, wetlands and lush green pastures. Above all, the region has highest concentration of massive glaciers after the Polar Regions, which are the principal sources of water ...

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  • IslamabadAn exhibition featuring recent works of acclaimed artist Aqeel Solangi is going on here at Tanzara Gallery.Titled ‘Tactile Journeys,’ the artworks immersed in mysticism are a visualisation of the recollections from the artist’s journey in time. The artist’s interest ...

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  • islamabad - Shabana from Thatta, Sindh, is one among thousands of women in Pakistan who have to fight even for their legal rights after being oppressed and dealt unjustly by their own family members.After the death of her husband, the sole breadwinner of the family, Shabana was left with no other ...

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  • IslamabadDespite having been historically self-sufficient in food supply, Pakistan faces severe nutritional challenge. Feeding and eating patterns of women in Pakistan are better only for very limited phases leaving rest of the life compromised by under-nutrition due to knowledge deficit about ...

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  • islamabad - An exhibition of artworks by Annem Zaidi, Sara Pagganwala, Faryal Ahsan, Zahra Malkani, Cyra Ali and Scheherazade Junejo is ongoing at Satrang Gallery.Titled “Through the Looking Glass”, the display is a unique exploration of portraiture by the six artists.Annem Zaidi is a ...

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  • Rawalpindi - Employing efficient irrigation techniques, constructing smaller dams, developing risk management capability, timely assessment of water levels in rivers and efficient early warning systems are a few suggestions that experts propose for Pakistan to minimise the impact of floods and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The recent scuffle on the Constitution Avenue between policemen and charged marchers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), after the protesters started marching towards the Prime Minister House, has initiated a debate over what the government should have ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Though the prolonged sit-ins have forced many of the protesters of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) to leave the gatherings, there are some people still willing to come and stay at the protest area.A small business enterprise of vendors has emerged at ...

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  • ISLAMABAD- Peace and justice are among the essentials that can end the human sufferings caused by wars, insurgencies and terrorism around the world. The Netherlands together with World Press Photo, the city of The Hague and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has launched a Cartoon Movement that ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Getting pace closer to the evening, there was a feel of some rituals being performed there. Walking through a humming multitude of men and women, 18-year-old Habiba, an undergraduate from Lahore, seemed in a hurry to reach her family. They were accommodated under a newly arranged shed ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) fifth assessment report titled "IPCC AR5 - What it means for a stronger and more inclusive Pakistan" released on Monday held that in South Asia some low-carbon development options may be less costly in the long run in terms of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The day has begun. The narrow corridor, before the lockup cell, is resounding with the stomps of heavy boots, making the prisoners peer out at from behind the grills.Some high-pitched tones are resonating in the reporting room. The head clerk is giving instructions to the assistant ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Since last seven years, Bibi comes at a food outlet in G-9 neighbourhood of the capital for free food gathering. Everyday, in front of an array of shops, she sits in a cluttering crowd on the edge of the road, intruding the passage owed to pedestrians. Bikers stream around the crowd, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The HIV community is subjected to blatant maltreatment, including exclusion from community gatherings and denial of medical facilities, while the persons suffering from HIV/AIDS are forced to change their residences and even their children are denied admission in educational ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - An exhibition featuring 16 new artworks by Saima Ali and Syed Ali Karimi opened at Khaas Art Gallery here on Tuesday.Both the artists have graduated from National College of Arts, Lahore. A total 16 works are on display at the exhibition titled "Kit and Kaboodle."The works by Saima Ali, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - An exhibition featuring more than 120 artworks by 48 artists and calligraphers from China started here at National Art Gallery on Tuesday.Pakistan National Council of Arts and ministry of information, broadcasting and national heritage in collaboration with the embassy of the People's ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The ongoing spell of abnormal rains is expected to continue intermittently during this week keeping the temperatures in 30s degree Celsius. In the middle of this week, the rainy system will take Sindh and Balochistan too in its grip.May is the driest month of the year in Pakistan and is ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Like other parts of the country, the International Thalassaemia Day was observed in Islamabad on Thursday. Pakistan Thalassaemia Welfare Society arranged a function and introduced a number of patients including Rumaisa Noor the Society had them. Wife of Saudi Ambassador, Al Jouhra ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - After the joyous and festive spell of mela at the Lok Virsa, clutter of departing participants will terminate the mega event of the capital. Piling up pavilions. Compressing their possessions and the leftovers. But back at home things might not have changed.Muhammad Siddique, 60, a ...

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