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Shaikh Ayaz: The greatest Sindhi poet, writer of 20th century

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HYDERABAD: Making the literary work of Shaikh Ayaz, a Sindhi poetic colossus of twentieth century, relevant to the present, the fourth annual edition of five-day Ayaz Melo commenced in Hyderabad on Friday. The event, hosted by Cafe Khanabadosh, is taking place in the idyllic setting of a park in the premises of Sindh Museum. Besides the […]

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PBC launches digital transmitter at Hyderabad

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HYDERABAD: Pakistan Broad­casting Corporation Pakistan (PBC) Director General Samina Pervez launched a 100-kW digital transmitter at the Hyderabad Broadcasting House here on Sunday on the occasion of the 59th anniversary of the Hyderabad radio station. PBC Hyderabad director Naseer Mirza was also present. Speaking to reporters at the local press club, Ms Pervez said voice […]

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Indian author calls to put literature, music and movies online

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HYDERABAD: Writers and intellectuals received the renowned Indian Sindhi artiste, drama director, musician, movie maker and song writer Asha Chand, while she came to visit Hyderabad, the hometown of her ancestors. Asha Chand is the daughter of late Sundri Uttamchandani (mother), the award-winning Sindhi fiction writer and late Assandas Jethanand Uttamchandani, popularly known as Shri […]

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PTI worker, cameraman injured in brawl

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HYDERABAD: An activist of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and a cameraman of a private TV channel were injured in a brawl between two groups here on Friday. A group of PTI activists were protesting over a damaged road to the airport at Latifabad Unit 12 when the brawl took place between the protesters and some unidentified […]

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Copies of Dawn burnt again

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Gohar Ali Khan HYDERABAD: Armed men continued to snatch and burn copies of Dawn in Hyderabad, Jamshoro, Dadu, Hala and Benazirabad for the second day on Sunday. Dozens of bundles of the newspaper were snatched from stalls and hawkers in Hyderabad and other towns in interior of Sindh. According to Sindh regional manager of Dawn […]

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Mysterious Death: Husband arrested for woman’s death

HYDERABAD: A young woman was killed in a shooting incident at her house in Qasimabad on Saturday. Ayesha Arain, 28, was hit on the leg. Her husband, Suleman Arain, claimed that he shot accidentally when an automatic pistol fell on the floor. According to SHO Abdul Kareem Abbasi, Ayesha was already dead when she was […]

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Music gallery at Sindh Museum named after Ustad Juman

HYDERABAD: The Ustad Muhammad Juman Music Gallery at Sindh Museum, Hyderabad, was inaugurated by Sindh culture minister Sassui Palijo on Tuesday, on the occasion of the Sindhi folk singer’s 23rd death anniversary. Addressing the gathering on this occasion, she paid tribute to Ustad Juman, saying that the culture department had set up the music gallery […]

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Sindh culture day celebrated with enthusiasm

HYDERABAD: Great enthusiasm was witnessed among the people of Sindh when they celebrated the ‘Ajrak-topi Day (or Sindhi culture day) with men, women and children dancing in the streets of almost all towns and villages on Friday. Political, social and religious organisations, besides the Sindh culture department and administrations of various schools, colleges and universities, […]

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