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IN MEMORIAM: THE ONE WHO DID NOT ASK

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Folding up her pitari of stories and conversation, Altaf Fatima has taken her leave from the stage, in the same quiet, unobtrusive and dignified manner in which she lived. No loud lamentations, only a sense of irrevocable loss and sorrow for the fine writer and respectable figure she was. Hers was a life of penmanship, […]

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Writing for me is just a hobby, says pre-teen author

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KARACHI: Most 12-year-old boys dream big but rarely end up achieving these lofty goals. Their hobbies often include video games or music. Hamza Khurram likes to play video games, play the keyboard and hang out with his friends but he has an accomplishment to his name that other kids of his age cannot claim – […]

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Literary notes: A new, complete Urdu translation of Les Misérables

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Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables, though initially criticised for several reasons, was finally acclaimed as a great work. It is reckoned as one of the great novels of the 19th century. First published in 1862, it was translated from French into English the same year and other translations in several European languages followed. A website claims […]

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‘Women get affected by wars most’

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KARACHI: The story of this novel is a kind of feminist protest against the horrors of war. The characters put forth the argument that it is the women who get affected most by wars. This was said by renowned Indian novelist and former vice chancellor of the Mahatma Gandhi Hindi University Vibhuti Narain Rai while […]

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