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  • Tislamabad - A sight becoming increasingly common these days is that of doctors wearing their white coats in public, outside of their practising facility. One too many times physicians are witnessed wearing their lab coats on the streets, shopping areas and even mosques. Sometimes even with a ...

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  • TA new cookie spot just opened up in Islamabad. Being an unapologetic cookie lover, of course I had to go. Apart from that, Islamabad does not really have a spoilt-for-choice variety of dessert cafes. Indeed, some great food outlets have opened in the city during the last few years, but the only ...

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  • TIslamabad - Jawad Sharif is an award-winning filmmaker who has directed a number of documentaries, commercials and telefilms. What sets Jawad’s work apart from that of other filmmakers is that he used his creative lens to shed light on subjects and tell stories that others in the filmmaking ...

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  • T  Islamabad - Kishwar Naheed is an icon of feminist Urdu poetry.  She has authored several poetry books over a period of four decades including Lab-igoy?, Buri Aurat Ki Katha, and Raat Ke Musafir. Contained in her moving volume of poems ‘Lips that speak’ is a narration of the ...

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  • Tislamabad - Effortlessly playing the works of Mozart and Bach, J. Jerome is a trained pianist, a piano teacher and a piano technician residing in Islamabad. Born and raised in Lahore, Jirome moved to the capital a decade ago. Trained by the famous James Griffin, he runs a music academy at his ...

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  • TIslamabad - An event titled ‘Memorial reference for Asma Jahangir’ to commemorate the late human rights activist, was held at a local hotel here on Monday. The event organised by Human Rights Commission of Pakistan was attended by a large number of people from all walks of ...

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  • T Islamabad  -  Tariq Rahman is an academic scholar, writer and a well-cited linguist in Pakistan. Holding degrees in literature and linguistics, he has authored many books including A History of Pakistani Literature in English, Language and Politics in Pakistan, An Introduction to ...

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  • TIslamabad - Nasreen Azhar is a prominent human rights activist who is one of the founding members of Women Action Forum. Wife of late Aslam Azhar, founder of Pakistan Television, Nasreen is an elected council member of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. A graduate in History, English literature ...

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  • TIslamabad - AAWAZ, voice and accountability programme, organised a conference titled ‘Exclusionary Practices: Building resilience and responsiveness in State and Society’ on Thursday. Academia, civil society leaders and parliamentarians were invited to speak at the conference about ...

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  • TIslamabad - A conference titled ‘National Youth Convention’ jointly organised by  Department of International Development and Aurat Foundation was held here at a local hotel on Thursday. The conference aimed at highlighting the contributions of AAWAZ – voice and ...

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  • TIslamabad - Making the experience of art and music accessible to all is more important than ever. Whether it’s learning to play an instrument, going to a museum, or painting, exposure to art is beneficial in so many ways. Unfortunately, many of us, despite having the resources, fail to ...

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  • TIslamabad - Eating out in Islamabad is becoming increasingly expensive. An entrée at a mid-range restaurant easily costs between Rs. 1,200- 1,600. Appetizers and desserts don’t cost much less either.  But since there isn’t a lot to do in the city when it comes to ...

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  • TIslamabad - A book titled ‘People’s Movements in Pakistan’, written by Aslam Khwaja, was launched at an event at Ramada Hotel here on Thursday. The book launch, organised by AWAAZ Voice and Accountability program, was hosted by renowned poet and essayist Harris Khalique. The ...

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