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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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Writer Altaf Fatima passes away

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LAHORE: Eminent writer Altaf Fatima breathed her last on Thursday after a prolonged illness. She was 91.Born in 1927 in Lucknow, UP, Altaf Fatima was an Urdu novelist, short-story writer, and an expert on poet-philosopher Dr Muhammad Iqbal. At the time of Partition, she moved to Lahore and earned a bachelor’s in education and a […]

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Jamiluddin Aali laid to rest in army graveyard

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Karachi: The poet who penned down the enchanting Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan, Jamiluddin Aali, was laid to rest on Tuesday in the army graveyard where many of the country’s martyrs, including Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas, are buried. In recognition of Aali’s patriotism and sheer love for the country, his heirs were offered to lay the great […]

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Noted poet and columnist Jamiluddin Aali passes away

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KARACHI: Noted poet, writer and columnist Jamiluddin Aali passed away after a protracted illness here on Monday. He was around 90. Aali, who was most famous for the numerous national songs he penned, had been under treatment at a private hospital for the last three days. Heart failure was stated to be the cause of […]

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Waris Mir Kahani — a literary tribute

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LAHORE: The Waris Mir Foundation has published a book titled ‘Waris Mir Kahani’ on the death anniversary of the country’s noted journalist and writer. His death anniversary falls on July 9. The 287-page book is primarilya compilation of articles about Waris Mir by prominent columnists, intellectuals, writers and political activists, which is a testimony to […]

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Scholar, writer Daud Rahbar passes away in US

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KARACHI: Eminent scholar, writer, poet, musician and thinker Daud Rahbar passed away at a nursing home in Deerfield Beach, Florida, the United States, on Saturday. He was 86. He is survived by his wife and two daughters. Born in 1926, Mr Rahbar spent his early days in Lahore where he showed fondness for writing poetry […]

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Sirajul Haq Memon: a versatile writer

By: Shaikh Aziz KARACHI: In the death of Sirajul Haq Memon, Sindhi literature has lost not only an enthusiastic writer but a very committed person who applied his creative faculty for the promotion of many genres of Sindhi literature. His varied interest in fiction, linguistics and history made him a versatile writer who made some […]

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