Time tunnels | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

Time tunnels | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

Ume Laila ‘Alienation’. For today’s Western population, museums have replaced the places of worship. Ordinary citizens visit art museums on Saturdays and Sundays in their best attire, and with family, instead of going to a synagogue or church. The ritual resonates a religious atmosphere: high walls, silence, sermon on the works on display through headphone … Read more

Donald Trump impeached by US House for second time

Donald Trump impeached by US House for second time

The vote in the Democratic-controlled House was 232-197 following the deadly assault on American democracy, although it appeared unlikely the swift impeachment would lead to Trump’s ouster before his four-year term ends and Democratic President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated on January 20. The Senate’s Republican majority leader, Mitch McConnell, rejected Democratic calls for a quick … Read more

Straddling time and space | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

Straddling time and space | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

Song of the spring In the day and age of the ‘articulate’ artist, Muhammad Atif Khan does his utmost to keep his message short and simple: “It must be from the heart”. For Khan, that statement is like a mantra. He unapologetically rails against conceptualism in any form. His stance, like his work, is deliberately … Read more

Procurement of COVID-19 vaccines will take some time: Asad Umar

Procurement of COVID-19 vaccines will take some time: Asad Umar

The head of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) Asad Umar has said that the completion of the procurement process of COVID-19 vaccines will take some time as the federal government initiated talks with China. Asad Umar, while addressing a press conference today, said that efforts are underway for getting the COVID-19 vaccines and … Read more

Taapsee Pannu sheds light on the realities of ‘limited prime run time’ in films

Taapsee Pannu sheds light on the realities of ‘limited prime run time’ in films

Taapsee Pannu sheds light on the realities of ‘limited prime run time’ in films Taapsee Pannu recently opened up about the realities of ‘limited run-time’ in films and how she manages to work alongside it all. The actor shed light on the struggles behind it all during her interview with Elle India. There she spoke … Read more

South Korea population falls for first time

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Seoul-South Korea’s population fell for the first time in 2020, with more people dying than were born, the government said Monday, warning that towns in poor regions faced a “crisis of extinction”. The world’s 12th-largest economy has one of its longest life expectancies and one of its lowest birthrates, a combination that presents a looming … Read more

There is no time left to conduct another census: Imran Ismail

There is no time left to conduct another census: Imran Ismail

The PTI government on Friday moved to address the reservations of the MQM-P over the approval of controversial results of Census 2017 and assured to address them. Sindh Governor Imran Ismail said the MQM-P is an important ally of the PTI and added that “there’s an excellent understanding” between the two. “The concerns expressed by … Read more

Belgium crowned FIFA team of year for third straight time

Belgium crowned FIFA team of year for third straight time

Belgium were crowned FIFA’s team of the year for the third straight time after retaining the top spot ahead of world champions France in the latest world rankings released on Thursday, soccer’s world governing body said. While a total of 1,082 international games were played in 2019, the most since the rankings system was introduced … Read more

US Navy sends warship through China’s claimed waters for second time in week

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Sputnik 9:23 AM | December 23, 2020 China’s new aircraft carrier, Shandong, is also on its way to the South China Sea for military drills. The warship was spotted near Hainan on Tuesday and is reported to be carrying a new squadron of J-15 fighters. For the second time in a week, a US Navy … Read more