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Focusing on ‘tomorrow’, KLF set to celebrate its 10th year

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KARACHI: The Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) is set to celebrate its tenth year this weekend, and on Tuesday a press conference was held at the Karachi Arts Council to share details about the festival’s programme. Oxford University Press managing director Arshad Saeed Husain shared details of some of the key speakers and participants of the […]


No Indian film will be released in Pakistan: Fawad Ch

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LAHORE- Federal Minister of Information Fawad Chauadhry said on Tuesday that the Assocation of Cinema Exhibition has decided to boycott Indian content in the country following the breach of the Line of Control (LOC) by New Delhi, which further exacerbates the already tense relations between the two neighboring countries. The minister said in a tweet […]


The 3rd Sindh Literature Festival ends on high note

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Sindh’s leading fiction writer Amar Jaleel on Sunday asked those at the helm of affairs that the voters in every constituency should have the right to quash their votes given to lawmakers whom they think were no longer suitably representing them. “If someone casts a vote for a candidate, the voter should also have the […]


Media urged to highlight Sindh’s positive image

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Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister on Information & Archives, Law, and Anti-Corruption Establishment Barrister Murtaza Wahab said on Sunday that by covering the Sindh Literature Festival media should highlight the positive image of the country, especially Sindh. The Adviser said that the large attendance today proved the success of Sindh Literature Festival. Barrister Murtaza Wahab […]


Third Sindh Literature Festival opens

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KARACHI: The third Sindh Literature Festival (SLF) opened at a local hotel on Friday with the aim to celebrate the power of words, culture, music and the Sufi teachings of peace and tolerance. Jointly organised by the Sindh Literary Foundation, information department of the Sindh government and the Endowment Fund Trust, the festival is a […]


Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s Student Athlete nominated at NAMIC awards

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Head of SOC Films, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s collaborative venture, called Student Athlete is an HBO sports documentary that released in October 2018. It examines the complex rules of amateur athletics in America and how they affect uncompensated athletes and their families. The documentary has been nominated at the annual NAMIC Vision Awards 2019 alongside Dwayne […]


Folk dancers show rich culture to crown prince

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ISLAMABAD: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday was given an unprecedented warm welcome on his first official visit to Pakistan and on his way to the PM House he had a quick glimpse of the rich local cultural traditions. The route from the Nur Khan Air Base to the PM House, the official residence […]


Pinky Memsaab to be screened at 21st UK Asian Film Festival

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After having its premiere in Dallas, United States, last month, Pinky Memsaab has another feather in its cap; the film is all set to screen at the upcoming 21st UK Asian Film Festival. The film will be showcased at the festival – scheduled to take place from March 27 till April 7, 2019 – in […]


Qalandar Momand remembered

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Peshawar: Poets and writers gathered on Monday to mark the 16th death anniversary of noted poet, critic and journalist, Qalandar Momand who was born in 1930 and passed away on 2003. Scholars presented research papers on various aspects of life and services of Qalandar Momand who had contributed to more than one discipline of the […]


Death anniversary of poet Habibur Rahman observed

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Peshawar – Poets, writers and scholars gathered on Monday to mark 16th death anniversary of noted poet, critic and journalist, Sahibzada Habibur Rahman alias Qalandar Momand (1930-2003). Scholars presented research papers on various aspects of life and services of Qalandar Momand who had contributed to more than one discipline of Pashto language and literature. Organisers […]


PNCA to hold cartoons workshop

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ISLAMABAD-Pakistan National Council of the Arts will hold the first ever 2-week cartoon workshop for media, students, cartoonists and artists having a background of drawing to provide them training of political cartooning here from February 12. The workshop will be conducted by renowned cartoonist Shujaat Ali till February 21 at the National Art Gallery. It […]


How this calligraphy artist finally met PM Imran

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ISLAMABAD:Pakistanis living overseas always have a desire to somehow contribute to the nation. Some do this by investing back home or offering their services pro bono. Some others use their talents to do something unique. This is what Pakistani-origin Briton Sonia Nisa did as she made a calligraphic portrait depicting Prime Minister Imran Khan while […]


A festival for literature

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The first edition of the much anticipated Adab Festival ended on a high note, proving that a city the size of Karachi can partake of many more such festivals Most cities welcome spring with flowers. Karachi welcomes it with literature festivals. Till now, it was the Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) that heralded spring in the […]


Flashback: Fifty Years Without Madhubala

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February 23 this year will mark the 50th death anniversary of a truly iconic star of the Urdu/Hindi cinema. Venus of the Indian screen, as she was called, Madhubala died merely nine days after her 36th birthday. Her innumerable admirers were spared of watching the ravages of time affect her beauty. In this she was […]