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Load Wedding nominated for ‘Best Feature’ at Jaipur Literature Festival

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Nabeel Qureshi and Fizza Ali Meerza’s most recent cinematic outing, Load Wedding may not have broken records at the box office but it won the hearts of viewers and critics alike. The film stars Fahad Mustafa and Mehwish Hayat in key roles and comments on our society’s obsessions with marriage and dowry. According to recent […]

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Lahore Literary Festival 2014 : Celebration of literature ends with an impact

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The concluding day of the revered Lahore Literature Festival (LLF) 2014, as routine, featured a litany of writers, journalists, editors, critics, poets, educators and publishers, all under one roof, disseminating their knowledge, opinions and ventures with a hooked-on-every-word audience. The sun shone bright on the final day of LLF 2014 as an eager crowd struggled […]

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Faiz Aman Mela kicks off with music, poetry

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LAHORE: The annual Faiz Aman Mela was held on Sunday at the Bagh-i-Jinnah Open Air Theatre to mark the 103th birthday of Faiz Ahmed Faiz. The poetry session was chaired by Dr Khalid Javed Jan, famous for his poem Mein Baghi Hoon Artists from across the country, including Arif Lohar, Waris Baig, and Abrarul Haq […]

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A literary session with poet Abaseen

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PESHAWAR: The Readers Club, a group of bibliophiles comprising intellectuals, writers and retired civil servants, arranged a literary session with Abaseen Yousafzai, a noted Pashto poet and author of bestselling Pashto poetry collection Ghurzangoona, at a hotel here in University Town. Hosted by Shamamatul Amber Arbab, member of the executive committee of Provincial Commission on […]

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Children’s Literature Festival from 24th

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ISLAMABAD: The two-day 6th Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) in Pakistan will be held on May 24-25, 2013 at Pak- China Friendship Centre. Ameena Saiyid of Oxford University Press (OUP), Bela Raza Jamil of Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) and Nargis Sultana of Foundation Open Society Institute (FOSI) informed this at a press conference here Thursday. The first CLF […]

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Oxford University Press to hold first Islamabad Literature Festival

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ISLAMABAD: “Encouraged by the remarkable success of the Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) over the past four years, Oxford University Press is glad to announce the 1st Islamabad Literature Festival – ILF which will be held on April 30th to May 1st, 2013.” This announcement was made by Ameena Saiyid OBE, Managing Director, Oxford University Press […]

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Karachi Literature Festival — literati to dazzle book lovers

By: Peerzada Salman KARACHI: Literary luminaries Gulzar, Nadeem Aslam, Shobha De, journalist Kanak Mani Dixit and writer and politician George Galloway will be among a wide range of literati and thinkers to attend the 4th Karachi Literature Festival to be held from Feb 15 to Feb 17 at the Beach Luxury Hotel. The festival has […]

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4th literature festival from Feb 15

KARACHI: The fourth three-day Karachi literature festival will begin at Beach Luxury Hotel on Feb 15. To be held under the auspices of the Oxford University Press, the festival would be open from 10am to 6.30pm. Dawn

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