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Ataul Haq Qasmi made PTV chairman

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LAHORE: The federal government has appointed writer, poet and columnist Ataul Haq Qasmi the chairman of the PTV. A notification in this regard will be issued today. Qasmi has already served as ambassador to Norway and Thailand. He has been working for the PTV for 35 years as a playwright. His classical dramas include Khawaja […]

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Good news in the days of doom and gloom: of Urdu humour, research and online journals

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Anwer Ahmed Alavi is a humorist and co-editor of Mizah Plus, an Urdu humour magazine published from Karachi. The little-known magazine offers some good pieces of humour both in prose and poetry. What sets the magazine apart from the other Urdu humour magazines — most of which have now succumbed to the tragic financial constraints […]

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