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…
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…
DELHI: Chief Minister of New Delhi Arvind Kejriwal accepted the invitation to attend the Karachi Literature Festival to be held next year, ARY News reported.
If you’re a woman with a brain in either India or Pakistan, a thousand things will be said about you: Barkha Dutt
If you are a woman with a brain in either India or Pakistan, then a thousand things will be said about you, well-known Indian TV journalist Barkha Dutt told a large audience during the launch of her book This Unquiet Land: Stories from India's Fault Lines on the second day of the 7th Karachi Literature Festival (KLF).
The Seventh instalment of the Karachi Literature Festival kicked off on February 5. Missing were Indian stars Anupam Kher and Nandita Das, the latter pulling out because of illness which prevented her from travelling to Karachi.
KARACHI: U.S. Consul General Brian Heath said Karachi Literature Festival is one of the most anticipated and important cultural events in Karachi.