Comrade Rochi Ram, Books ‘The Question’ and ‘Ujhamio Ba’raan’, And The Unanswered Questions

A literary discussion between two eminent writers, sociologists and human rights activists – Zaffar Junejo and Comrade Rochi Ram Zaffar Junejo In December 2015, just after the publication of my Sindhi Novel ‘Ujhamio Ba’raan’, Comrade Rochi Ram rang at the early hours of the day. I failed to pick it up. Then, I got the […]

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It’s International Mother Language Day Today

The theme of International Mother Language Day 2020 is “Languages without borders” Monitoring Desk International Mother Language Day is celebrated every year on 21st February. The main purpose of celebrating this day is to promote the awareness of language and cultural diversity all across the world. It was first announced by UNESCO on November 17, […]

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U.S. Ambassador Announces Rs.15 million Project To Restore Karachi’s Historic Nusserwanjee Building

The building, located in Kharadar, would be used to educate artists and architects who will serve as instruments of positive change in Pakistan  Karachi: The Karachi’s historic Nusserwanjee Building is set to get a new lease of life through a grant of Rs.15 million (USD 100,000) from the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).  […]

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Social-media-users urged to develop positive trends for betterment of society

Social media has replaced the old traditions of sitting together, exchanging views and holding consultations. Now the people use to exchange views and chat or consult on different issues through social media, but certain unwanted things like spread of rumors, floating fake news or sharing incorrect information deliberately or inadvertently, have also been observed, which […]

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Karachi’s first Muslim Mayor Kazi Khuda Bux’s 76th death anniversary falls on Feb 20

Sindh Graduates Association is organizing a program and 3-day book fair to observe anniversary   Moro: The 76th death anniversary of Kazi Khuda Bux Morai, the first Muslim Mayor of Karachi, eminent lawyer and public prosecutor, and the editor of Al-Waheed newspaper, will be observed here on Thursday February 20, 2020. Sindh Graduates Association (SGA) […]

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Book on history of ancient desert village ‘Mubarak Rind’ launched

By GR Junejo Mithi: The first volume of a book on 150-years history of a remote village ‘Mubarak Rind’ of Taluka Chhachhro, district Tharparkar, was launched at a ceremony held in same village on Sunday evening. The launching of the book titled ‘Munhjo Goth Mubarak Rind’ (My Village Mubarak Rind), authored by Muhammad Illyas Rind, […]

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Dileep Doshi’s new Sindhi novel launched at Mithi

In our society, the book-reading trend is on the decrease but in Europe, despite tremendous progress in the field of technology, high numbers of books are published and read – Prof. Janjhi By GR Junejo Mithi: A Sindhi novel ‘Adhoore Ishq Jo Almiyo’ (The tragedy of an incomplete love) based on a love-story of a […]

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Female novelist devotes her house into library to boost culture in Iraqi society

Iraqi novelist Safira Jamil Hafiz is pictured at the library in her villa in Baghdad, Iraq. At a villa in an upscale neighborhood in central Baghdad, an old Iraqi female novelist was anxious to offer an initiative aimed at boosting the cultural movement in Iraq after decades of wars in the war-shattered country. Safira Jamil […]

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Over 100 artisans put on display handmade products at Crafts Melo 2020

Karachi: A two-day multi-color ‘Hunarmand Crafts Melo 2020, organized under the supervision of Sindh Indigenous & Traditional Crafts Company (SITCO), in collaboration with Endowment Fund Trust (EFT), an initiative sponsored by the Sindh government, concluded at Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi on Sunday. The fair was aimed at promoting beautiful traditional handicrafts of the province […]

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The Belgrade Book Collection That Survived War, Fascism and Neglect

The library first opened to the public in 1882 One family has kept this Book Museum going—and growing—since 1720. BY BHAVYA DORE Viktor Lazic pauses in front of the first glass case on the ground floor of a small museum in Belgrade, Serbia. A parched manuscript lies below. “This is made of rice,” he tells […]

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