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KLF: ‘Celebrated at festivals, literature and creative arts are in danger’

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KARACHI: The mildly nippy winter evening somehow gelled well with the two warm keynote speeches as the three-day 6th Karachi Literature Festival commenced at the Beach Luxury Hotel on Friday. First it was Indian fiction writer Nayantara Sahgal, niece of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, who poured her heart out to book lovers in a talk that […]

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Room for improvement


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PERHAPS it speaks to the condition of the once glorious city by the sea that the Karachi Literature Festival is celebrated more for what it represents than what it does. The mere fact that a demoralised Karachi can be in the news for positive reasons, even if only for a weekend each spring, is seen […]

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Karachi Literature Festival lures large number of visitors

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By: Ahtesham Azhar KARACHI: Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) is an effort to promote reading habit among people, connect ourselves with cultures of others through books, make relationship among writers, share narratives, build relationship among readers and writers and make strong link of readers with books. These views were shared by the Oxford University Press (OUP), […]

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Tehrik-e-Niswan steals the show


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By: Zaib Azkaar Hussain Karachi: The team of Tehrik-e-Niswan led by Sheema Kirmani stole the show at KLF by doing perfect dramatic reading of one of the plays written by renowned author Intizar Husain. Intizar Hussain, who himself was present as chief guest at the event, appreciated the team and said that he had written […]

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KLF organiser seeks govt support for promotion of literature

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By: Asad Farooq KARACHI: The three-day Karachi Literary Festival (KLF) gathered the literary class of the metropolis on the second day through its remarkable interactive sessions, including roundtable discussions, book launching ceremonies, readings and other programmes. Several sessions were organised on the second day of the festival. Internationally regarded authors and intellectuals shared their views […]

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