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Sunday book bazaar at Frere Hall revived

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KARACHI: A large number of families were enjoying the cool Sunday afternoon, browsing through the books at the bookstalls set up at the Frere Hall, or Bagh-i-Jinnah, where the weekly book bazaar was relaunched. Some people had arrived there in limousines, some in other automobiles and many on their two-wheelers. Earlier, commissioner of Karachi Iftikhar […]

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Sunday Book Bazaar to be relaunched at Frere Hall

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KARACHI: The city administration has decided to re-launch the Sunday Book Bazaar at Frere Hall (FH) from December 30. The weekly event, to recommence after a lapse of more than a year, had emerged to be a strong cultural and literary activity for the inhabitants of the metropolis for quite some time. Unfortunately, it had […]

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Reading faces

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KARACHI: One doesn’t know whether the notion that faces are the window to people’s soul is just a meaningless smart-sounding comment or has some semblance of truth in it. It may be a philosophical statement, but many would not disagree that faces don’t always tell the whole truth. And that’s the thing which has made […]

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90 heritage sites on display at Frere Hall

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Sindh, a home to many archaeological and historical sites and the birthplace of the Indus Valley Civilisation, offers a rich cultural heritage. The landmarks offer an opportunity to journey through an exceptional mosaic of culture and history. To give a glimpse of what Sindh’s heritage sites looks like, a three-day photo exhibition, ‘Sindh Heritage […]

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Art and the inevitable

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THE roof is leaking in Frere Hall. Ordinarily, this would not be a cause for concern. Pakistan in its current moment of unrest is a nation deluged by far more than a trickle of water, poised as it is at the cusp of many a destruction. Neglect and public ownership are long-time friends here. Frere […]

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Sindh’s culture is not limited to ajrak, topi, screams the art festival

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KARACHI: When Sameera Raja was asked to organise an art exhibition as part of the Sindh Festival, she was ecstatic about the idea. What thrilled her most was the thought of making art available for people on such a grand public forum. Her only condition to the organisers was this: the exhibition would display works […]

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