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Stipend committee meeting for needy artists, poets, writers held

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KARACHI: Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh for Culture and Tourism Ms Sharmila Faruqui chaired meeting of monthly stipend committee for needy and poor artists, poets and writers. She stressed the need to devise a transparent manner in the process of distribution of stipend to deserving people. The meeting was informed the total 712 artists […]

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Niazmandan-e-Lahore: 20th century literary group defending Punjab’s writers

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Lahore has been a favourite haunt of many intellectuals, painters, poets, journalists and writers. It has been the centre of Urdu printing and publishing since, at least, the 19th century. In fact, Urdu has been the language of literary expression in Punjab for centuries and it is believed that one of Urdu’s earliest poets was […]

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33 poets to attend Haiku Mushaira on 30th

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Karachi: More than 30 poets of the country will recite their poetry at the 30th Urdu Haiku Mushaira on March 30. The event, being organised by the Pak-Japan Cultural Centre in collaboration with the Consulate General of Japan, will be held at the Manzar Akbar Hall, Arts Council. It will be participated by Aftab Muztar, […]

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