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KLF ends on a sad note with tributes to Asma Jahangir, Qazi Wajid

KARACHI: Two national icons – valiant human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir and renowned actor Qazi Wajid - bade a sad farewell to the nation on Sunday. The three-day Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) ended on a somber note as speakers at the closing ceremony expressed condolences and paid tributes to the departed souls. Ameena Saiyid, the founder of KLF and managing director of Oxford University Press, condoled the death of Asma Jahangir and Qazi Wajid. She said the country has lost a fearless and a true democrat as…

Khalistan Liberation Force chief escapes from Indian jail

NEW DELHI: Ten armed men broke into the Nabha jail in Patiala district of Indian Punjab, and freed the chief of the Khalistan Liberation Force. Harminder Singh Mintoo and four others managed to escape after a group of gunmen attacked the prison on Sunday morning According to NDTV, the gunmen reached the Nabha prison in two cars, attacked a guard with a knife and forced their way into the prison. They reportedly fired more than 100 rounds which injured more than two policeman. The 49-year-old Harminder Singh Mintoo…