Jonas Brothers touch on their musical plans following quarantine

Jonas Brothers touch on their musical plans following quarantine

Almost seven months after the pandemic hit, pop band Jonas Brothers have finally returned to the spotlight with a pre-taped virtual appearance that is gearing up to knock the socks off their fans. The boys touched upon this new project during an interview with People magazine. Joe explains, “Quarantine’s been quiet. [Being] able to see … Read more

The original maestro | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

The original maestro | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

Khurshid Anwar was a popular composer. He started his career in films with Kurmai, an Abdur Rashid Kardar venture. In the beginning, the crossing of Indo-Pakistan border was not difficult and he did compose music for films being made in Bombay as well. He composed the music of Masood Pervez’s Intezaar, his first project. Though … Read more

Shanghai marathon defies coronavirus with 9,000 runners

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Shanghai-Around 9,000 runners — some wearing face masks — took part in the Shanghai International Marathon Sunday, Chinese media said, a rare mass event in a year when coronavirus laid waste to most such sport. Prior to the race officials touted it as an opportunity to show how China — where the virus emerged late … Read more

Artist Mashkoor Raza’s bold and soft compositions

Artist Mashkoor Raza's bold and soft compositions

Filled with energy and life Mashkoor Raza’s new works at Ejaz Art Gallery, Lahore were like a breath of fresh air.  The artist has great natural creative ability and skill in rendition of colours, handling of space and composition.  His forceful strokes combined with a play of light and shadow invigorates the women and horses … Read more

Days of darkness | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

Days of darkness | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

‘Figure of a Female Ritualist’, 2nd century BC-1st century AD. Calcite-Alabaster There is a widely-held belief that Arabia was a land without cultural sophistication, refinement of expression, and the presence of masters before the rise of Islam. Actually, Islam not only converted Arabs, but also transformed the Bedouin society into a great civilisation, which spread … Read more

Screen time doesn’t matter: Sara Ali Khan shares what her acting goal is

Screen time doesn't matter: Sara Ali Khan shares what her acting goal is

Seeing B-Town diva Sara Ali Khan in leading roles for films probably comes to no surprise but to the actress it is  being part of a meaningful story over screen time which matters to her. Sara, who is the daughter of actors Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh, graced the big screen for the first … Read more

Nanotechnology  may lead to new covid-19 tests

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Islamabad – Scientists at Osaka University develop a label-free method for identifying respiratory viruses based on changes in electrical current when they pass through silicon nanopores, which may lead to new rapid COVID-19 tests. The ongoing global pandemic has created an urgent need for rapid tests that can diagnose the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, … Read more

Sanki King brings a burst of energy in graffiti

Sanki King brings a burst of energy in graffiti

Sanki King brings burst of energy in graffiti Karachiites witnessed a brief collection of the voices, images, colours, symbols, energies and situations that have emerged out of the abyss so far; a glimpse of what Abdullah Ahmed Khan aka Sanki King carries inside him in a solo exhibition titled ‘Inside Me’ at Artchowk Gallery, Karachi. … Read more

‘We always want to respect the artist’s wishes’

'We always want to respect the artist’s wishes'

Grammy Chief Harvey Mason has responded to Justin Bieber’s claim about his album ‘Changes’, saying ‘we always want to respect the artist’s wishes’. Justin Bieber – who picked up four nominations for Best Pop Vocal Album for ‘Changes’, Best Pop Solo Performance, Best Pop/Duo Group Performance, and Best Country Duo/Group Performance –  was unhappy with … Read more