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Sindhi version of book on Benazir assassination launched

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LARKANA: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah and Pakistan Muslim League-Functional MPA Mehtab Akbar Rashdi launched the Sindhi version of Qatil Kaun, written by well-known journalist Suhail Warraich, at a well-attended ceremony held at the local press club on Saturday. Appreciating the author’s efforts in compiling various aspects of the […]

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Beware of Watchdog: Transparency International — II

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It was the 8th of July, 1996. That global newspaper of record, The New York Times, was running a review in the aftermath of a report that had rattled Islamabad and Benazir Bhutto’s second – and last – government. The writer, Raymond Bonner, was introducing the then three-years old and relatively unknown anti-corruption watchdog, Transparency […]

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The power of printed word

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LAHORE: The future of book reading and consequently of publishers still lies in the good old public libraries, especially those in small towns away from big urban centres. And the role of state can’t be ignored in this regard that controls these establishments but without showing any real concern for the readers. This transpired in […]

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Loving Sindh

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Understanding our culture is the key to forming our identities. Fortunately many of us are lucky to live in a province like Sindh which is bursting with culture. Even though, the Sindhi culture usually prevails only in the rural areas, our politicians have now taken an initiative to revive the customs that have been fading […]

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