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Exploring existing art practices outside colonial legacy of gallery

Exploring existing art practices outside colonial legacy of gallery

KARACHI – Durriya Kazi is a Karachi-based sculptor whose work reflects her concerns with tradition and change. Her work consists of three dimensional works, drawings and installations.
Focusing on wider audiences and exploring existing art practices outside the colonial legacy of the gallery, she seeks to create sites to voice ‘hidden histories’, attempting to bring coherence to the dispersal and fragmentation common in the wake of imposed cultures of both colonial as well as

Young doctors outside PA – No emergency treatment

LAHORE – The Young Doctors Association (YDA) has decided not to attend to emergency patients in public sector hospitals and has announced penalising the doctors who dare disobey the announcement.
“The doctors will not even attend to government servants, police officials or secretariat employees. No young doctor will offer his services in emergency and if any doctor violated the order, he will be punished by YDA office bearers,” said YDA President Dr Hamid Butt.
YDA has

Thousands in austerity protest outside EU summit

BRUSSELS – Thousands of marchers converged on Thursday on the venue for a summit of European Union leaders, protesting against austerity measures being introduced throughout the bloc. The demonstrators responded to union calls to challenge leaders’ moves to commit governments to a new ‘Euro Pact’ to be announced that seeks to moderate wages in a bid to make Europe’s economy more competitive against global rivals. The summit, starting 1600 GMT, gathers the EU’s 27 heads of state and

Qadri’s supporters demand his release outside Adiyala

RAWALPINDI – Supporters of a Pakistani police commando charged with murdering a high-profile liberal governor held a rally on Saturday as the court resumed taking statements in the case. At a previous hearing, Malik Mumtaz Qadri was charged with terrorism and the January 4 murder of Punjab governor Salman Taseer.
The killing of Taseer was the most high-profile political assassination in Pakistan since former prime minister Benazir Bhutto died in a gun and suicide attack in

SECP bans trading in TFCs outside BATS

KARACHI – The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has decided to ban trading in the listed Term Finance Certificates (TFC) that are not covered under Bonds Automated Trading System (BATS). Aimed at ensuring the development and growth of the debt capital market in the county, the SECP move came after the nine-member Review Committee submitted its report to the regulator on BATS.
The decision would come into effect from April 30, said the apex regulator. “The

PPP to protest outside PA if PML-N ignores 19 points

LAHORE – PPP Punjab Senior Minister Raja Riaz Ahmad said on Sunday that Pakistan People’s Party provincial ministers would stage a sit-in outside the Punjab Assembly on Tuesday if the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif did not respond to the 19-point agenda presented by the party.
Talking to the reporters, he said the Pakistan People’s Party had been trying to point out various issues to Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif for the last three years, but not a single

Firing erupts during IJT-police clash outside PU

LAHORE – An intense clash between students of Islami Jamiat Taliba (IJT) and police was witnessed outside the Punjab University (PU) New Campus’ hostels after what the IJT claims was a protest against insufficient security in the varsity premises. During the protest firing was observed with police and IJT officials blaming each other. IJT activists also threw stones on police.
Sources claim the IJT was actually protesting against the arrest of senior member, Yasir Abbasi,

No matches outside Qatar: Bin Hammam

DOHA – Asian football chief Mohamed Bin Hammam on Saturday ruled out any games during the Qatar 2022 World Cup being played in neighbouring countries. His comments followed UEFA president Michel Platini saying this week that he was in favour of distributing the tournament among several Gulf countries to help better develop football across the region.
Bin Hammam, himself a Qatari and instrumental in bringing the World Cup to his desert homeland, said it that as far as he was

Blast outside Karbala Gamay Shah

LAHORE – A blast takes place at Urdu Bazar Chowk through a Shia procession near the Karbala Gamay Shah, private TV channels reported.
At least 15 people including mourners injured, according to the Rescue 1122. Out of injured people, about 10 were rushed to nearby hospital.

Urs pilgrims find dead man outside Data Darbar

LAHORE – As many as five people lost their lives in separate incidents here on Sunday in the provincial metropolis.
A 45-year-olds body was recovered near the gate number 5 of the Data Darbar in the jurisdiction of the Lower Mall Police. Police speculated that the deceased person was a drug addict and died due to a drug over dose.
As per details, a man whose identity is yet to be ascertained was lying near the gate number five of the Data Darbar as the pilgrims of the Urs

JI to hold sit-in outside KP Assembly today

PESHAWAR – Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan is holding a six-hour sit-in outside Khbyer Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s building today (Sunday) against government’s inability to stop frequent drone strikes in tribal areas and increasing prices of essential goods.
JI Amir Syed Munawar Hassan, former Amir Qazi Hussain Ahmad, Provincial President Professor Ibrahim Khan, senior leader Sirajul Haq and other central and provincial leaders will participate in the sit-in that will continue from 10am to

‘US drones shot down outside Iran’s airspace’

TEHRAN – Iran shot down two US navy drones outside its airspace in the Gulf, ILNA news agency quoting a top military commander as saying on Sunday.
The head of Guards’ air force, Amir Ali Hajizadeh, said on January 2 that his forces had shot down two drones after they “violated” Iranian territory.
But on Sunday, General Gholam Ali Rashid, the deputy chief of staff of Iran’s armed forces, said the unmanned aircraft were shot down outside the airspace of the Islamic

Qaim, ministers topped outside Quaid’s mausoleum

KARACHI – Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah and some of his cabinet members were made to wait a few minutes outside Quaid’s mausoleum on Saturday, as the change-of-guard ceremony by the Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul, was underway at the time.
Officials said the ceremony was due to finish at around 9am and the chief minister and his cabinet ministers were to reach there after the completion of the ceremony. However, some cabinet members, including Agha Siraj Durrani and

PTI to go on hunger strike outside PA

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Punjab on Monday decided to observe a hunger strike in front of the Punjab Assembly to protest against inflation, lawlessness and Reformed General sales Tax (RGST) at 3 pm today. This was decided in a meeting held at the Punjab Secretariat of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf with PTI Punjab President Ahsen Rasheed in chair. The meeting was also attended by new party members Nadeem Abbas, Nasir Salim, and Rizwan Ahmed who joined PTI on Monday to

Drone victims stage sit-in outside Parliament

ISLAMABAD: The affectees of drone strikes and their relatives from North and South Waziristan staged a sit-in here on Friday in front of the Parliament House against the killings of innocent civilians.
The protesters demanded the government take immediate steps to stop drone assaults on civilians in the North and South Wazirstan that, according to them, had so far left 1,500 civilians dead.
A 14-year-old boy, Saad Ullah who lost his both legs and one eye in a drone strike,

Violent guards, complicit administrators – PU guards thrash IMPP students outside VC’s office

LAHORE: The Punjab University (PU) turned into a battlefield on Monday, as varsity security guards thrashed students of the Institute of Mycology and Plant Pathology (IMPP) including girls outside the VC Office.
The students were protesting for their demands when the security guards charged at them and started beating them black and blue. To make things worse, PU VC Dr Mujahid Kamran, the varsity registrar, resident officer and Hall Council Chairman Dr Amin Ather acted like

Sewage outside Jinnah Emergency accumulates

LAHORE: Sewage accumulated outside the emergency ward of the Jinnah Hospital has become a permanent threat and source of diseases for patients coming from far flung areas, Pakistan Today has learnt.
Nearly 2,500 patients on average visit the emergency ward of the hospital everyday. Arriving at the emergency entrance of the hospital, they are welcomed by a gutter stink and malaria threat as an overflowing gutter marks its space near the entrance gate of the hospital.