Lint trading picks up

Courtesy Dawn News KARACHI: Trading on the cotton market improved as needy spinners rushed back to replenish their stocks on Tuesday. However, buying pattern was more of short-term covering than building up of stocks. Market sources said that as the current season is drawing to a close, spinners are engaged in short-term requirements. The reports…

Bollywood studios eye profits at last as India goes smartphone mad

Courtesy The News International MUMBAI: India’s all-singing, all-dancing movie hits capture the attention of hundreds of millions of fans – but they generate precious little in box office profits for the world’s largest cinema industry. Now, with smartphone sales booming and India preparing for nationwide 4G Internet access, India’s film and TV industry hopes the ease…

From US to Lahore: Kathak performance fascinates audience

Courtesy Dawn News A fabulous kathak performance by dancer Farah spellbound the audience at Royal Palm Golf and Country Club last week. An immensely talented dancer, known for her powerful and evocative storytelling, technical precision, delicacy and grace, Farah brought her clairvoyant voice to the contemporary kathak stage. She received training from Pandit Chitresh Das…