Music News

Obituary: Ambassador Jamsheed Marker, Pakistan’s best

His friendship with the oil czar prospered over lunches fuelled by their mutual love for rare wine and western classical music. In the 1980s, he got his chance to settle scores with India. As news spread of Pakistan’s clandestine nuclear network in the ...

Pakistani immigrant makes her mark at Salem State University

My show is about people who have faced obstacles in their lives and reached victory. Between stories, I play Bollywood music as well as Pakistani and Punjabi music. I invite students to share their stories of struggle and victory.” Just as she has.

Pakistan’s outstanding diplomat and top negotiator dies at 95

Marker, a prominent member of Pakistan’s Parsi community, was fluent in French, German and Russian languages. Marker was known as an outstanding negotiator who had a passion for music, culture, and cricket as he also did cricket commentary on radio.

Pakistani priest promises miracles from music

Father James Shamaun conducts one of his famously charismatic prayer services at Lahore Cathedral in Pakistan in this undated file photo. (Photo by Kamran Chaudhry/ Listen, and thou shall receive (a miracle — or at least a free CD).

QB brings a little bit of FIFA to Pakistan

50am PST This rendition of 'Colors' has a nice blend of Eastern and Western music and the video will definitely get you in the spirit! Living up to its name, the song is full of colours and we see Pakistan being represented for its love of football and ...

Roshan Ara Begum — the queen of sub-continent’s classical music

Even in the first three decades after the creation of Pakistan we had a significant number of classical music performers and listeners. Trends were all set to listen to classical and semi-classical vocalists and instrumentalists in Radio Pakistan’s ...