Potohar festival concludes at Lok Virsa

The 6-day Potohar Folk Music Festival which started last Sunday at Lok Virsa Complex, Garden Avenue, Shakarparian, was successfully concluded on Friday. The festival...

Lok Virsa notifies revised timings of its 2 museums

In order to facilitate maximum number of visitors, Lok Virsa notified its revised timings for of the National Heritage Museum and Pakistan Monument Museum...

Lok Virsa chief Khalid Javaid gets 2 years extension

Appreciating the dedicated work of Khalid Javaid, the executive director (ED) of Lok Virsa, in preservation, dissemination and promotion of indigenous folk art and...

Folk dances mesmerise audience at Lok Virsa

Folk dancers from all over the country mesmerised visitors at the Lok Virsa on Thursday during the weeklong celebration of Pakistan Cultural Week. ...

Artisans mesmerize visitors with craftsmanship at Lok Virsa

The glimpses of rural folk and traditional heritage four provinces including remote parts of the country have mesmerized visitors with their craftsmanship at Lok...

Lok Virsa to organize ‘Block Printing’ programme from Jan 4

    National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) announced to organise “Block Printing” programme from January 4-10, 2016. Master artisans in the field of...

Folk dancers enthrall Lok Virsa Mela visitors

Groups of folk dancers, attired in beautiful regional costumes with their exotic performances, enthralled the visitors at the week-long cultural Mela at Lok Virsa...

KP universities asked to justify budget before approval

PESHAWAR:  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Governor Shah Farman on Monday directed all provincial universities to justify budget before presenting in the Senate meeting for approval. The...

President Alvi appoints QAU, AIOU, IIUI heads

ISLAMABAD:  President Arif Alvi on Friday approved the three names for the posts of the vice chancellors and rector of three leading universities in the...

Lok Sabha speaker due on 21st

Speaker of Indian Lok Sabha Smt Meira Kumar will arrive in Pakistan on February 21 on a five-day official visit. This will be the...

Indian delegate visits Lok Virsa

Director General, Indian Narcotics Control Board Mrs OPS Malik visited Lok Virsa (National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage) here on Monday. Senior officials...

Speakers stress need for promoting women in media

ISLAMABAD: Speakers here at a day-long seminar on Thursday underlined the need for promoting women in diverse fields, especially in media by providing them...

Pakistani universities come closer to achieve UN agenda

ISLAMABAD: Highlighting the UN agenda 2030 with its universal dimensions pertaining to economy, society and environment as well as global cooperation efforts in this regards,...

‘More funds needed to end power shortages’

The government should have allocated sufficient funds for the development of water and power sector in the announced budget 2012-13 to cope with energy...

Lok Virsa ED holding slot despite retirement

In blatant violation of government rules and regulations, Lok Virsa Executive Director (ED) Khalid Javaid is holding on to his office as the organisation’s...

More than 200 TLP workers released across Punjab: report

More than 200 people who were detained during the crackdown against Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) workers last month have been released from different prisons across...

Lok Virsa retired chief accused of corruption

Although Lok Virsa Executive Director (ED) Khalid Javaid has retired from service on August 31 after completion of his tenure but he is still...