LCWU holds seminar on Islamic calligraphy

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LAHORE: A seminar aimed at promoting Islamic calligraphy was arranged at Persian Department of the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) on Thursday. LCWU Vice Chancellor Dr Sabiha Mansoor and Iran Cultural Centre Director General Abbas Ali Famoori were invited to the seminar, titled ‘Role of Islamic Calligraphy in Islamic Heritage’. Speaking on the occasion, […]

Students run awareness movement

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) and Pakistan Girls Guide Association (GGA) have jointly launched a road safety awareness drive in educational institutes of the capital. A total of 68 institutes will be visited to acquaint students with traffic laws. This campaign will continue until December and workshops will be held at government educational institutions. […]

Rohtas 2 Art Exhibition

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LAHORE: A solo exhibition, titled ‘The Encroachment’, by Saba Khan kicked off at Rohtas 2 Art Gallery on Wednesday. Sculpture, large prints, and diptychs are part of the show. Sculpture work of chairs and a jumping castle, large prints of ‘Arab Dreams’, a mosque, British Army barracks, Sukha Talab, Jamatud Dawa Building, Gosha-e-Aman were on […]

Islamic book fair opens at Aiwan-e-Iqbal

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LAHORE: Punjab Education Minister Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman has said that the hobby of book reading is dwindling due to introduction of modern technology and computers “however there is no substitute of books as they broaden the vision and knowledge of readers”. He favoured developing book-reading habit, especially Islamic books, among the young generation. He expressed […]

PNCA to hold free puppet show for children

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA), in collaboration with the Ministry of National Heritage and Integration, will organise a free puppet show for children on September 10. The puppeteers of National Puppet Theatre (NPT) will present colourful segments, including performance of puppets on popular folk tales, regional dances, national songs and skits […]

International Vulture Awareness Day observed at Lahore

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LAHORE: The International Vulture Awareness Day was observed in the metropolis on Saturday, with the day’s theme being creating awareness regarding environmental importance of vultures in world, especially the Pakistan’s white-rumped vulture (Gyps bengalensis). An event in this regard was organised by the World Wide Fund (WWF)-Pakistan at the Lahore Zoo, which was attended by […]