When I was a boy, I had a family teacher who came to our house. This gentleman taught several of my cousins, my siblings and me for years. He was a hard-working man, not sparing the rod (or electric wire for that matter) and taught us many things: ... DAWN Group, 3 days ago
Mumbai Photography Helga Paris Till 31 July The Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan is hosting a retrospective of German photographer Helga Paris, with more than 125 images that capture German history over 30 years. The images, which ...Livemint.com, 4 days ago
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KARACHI: The week which saw a lot of patronage for arts ended on a promising note as I am Karachi Film Festival concluded with better prospects for aspiring film-makers. Divided over three events, I am Karachi Film Festival wrapped up its last ...DAWN Group, 3 weeks ago
At a London gathering a few nights ago, I heard a fellow-Karachiite complain: There are so many books for children in English, but when I tried to find similar stories in Urdu for my daughter, there was nothing. I wrote to a friend of mine who grew ...DAWN Group, 1 month ago
Dastangoi is an ancient Urdu oral storytelling art form, which had died downby early twentieth century. Thanks to some braveand talented researchers and skilled youngstorytellers, the art form hascome back to life. We celebrate 10 years of its ...Yourstory.in, 2 months ago
Web Exclusive The collected poems of Urdu's most contemporary poet splices antiquity and the current moment—marking a modern poetry event in the subcontinent Rococo and Other Worlds: The Poems of Afzal Ahmed Syed , translated from the ...Open, 2 months ago
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