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KLF ends with call for reclaiming space for writers

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KARACHI: The closing ceremony of the 9th KLF resounded with condolences offered by speakers on the deaths of human rights activist Asma Jahangir, who championed the cause of the marginalised and was a believer in democracy, and senior versatile actor Qazi Wajid. Ameena Saiyid, managing director of the OUP and the festival’s founder, said: “Today […]


Wajid laid to rest amidst tears

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KARACHI – Qazi Wajid , the senior radio and television artist was laid to rest at Milk Plant Qabrustan, a local grave yard Sunday evening. Funeral prayers of the actor, who passed away early this morning, was offered at a Mosque in Gulshan e Iqbal and was attended by veteran actor Muhammad Qavi Khan, Shakeel, […]


Maryam in a battle with PTI for social media supremacy

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz may be the largest parliamentary party in the country, but it lags far behind the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf when it comes to popularity on social media. From the number of followers on leading social networking websites to individual following of its top leader, the PTI leads the related tables with its […]


Asma stood for truth against all odds: PBA

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KARACHI: The late Asma Jehangir was one of the most fearless, forthright, vocal voices in support of an independent judiciary, rule of law and democracy in Pakistan, says a press release issued by the Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA). The PBA said Ms Asma always remained steadfast in unfolding the truth against all odds. She fought […]