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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • Phil Ochs’ legacy

    Among the American singers-songwriters of his generation, Phil Ochs was the fiercest critic of his country’s foreign policy...

    Phil would have been thrilled, but by then he hadn’t been around for quite a while...

  • ‘Death of Phil Hughes was tragic accident’

    SYDNEY: The death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes was a “tragic accident” and not a result of a failure to enforce the rules of the game or inadequate safety equipment, the New South Wales (NSW) Coroner’s Court ruled on Friday...

    Hughes was hit on the back of the neck by a rising delivery when playing for South Australia in a domestic match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Nov 25, 2014
  • 2nd Test: Pakistan maintain stronghold despite English resistance

    DUBAI: Pakistan grabbed three key wickets including the key scalp of Alastair Cook to sense victory in the second Test against England after Younis Khan smashed a century in Dubai on Sunday...

    Pakistan will need another seven wickets to force a 1-0 lead in the three-match series after Younis's brilliant 118 helped them set a daunting 491-run target for England...

  • Literature from around the world

    A few days later, on National Book Day, which was marked at the Pak-China Friendship Centre, it was Charge D’Affaires Joao Paulo Sabido Costa’s turn to present Portuguese poetry – translated into Urdu – to Pakistan...

    At another session, Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen was celebrated with readings in English followed by Edvard Grieg’s music to ‘Peer Gynt’...

  • Children’s Literature Festival at Gulshan-i-Ravi

    LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Education Rana Mashhood Ahmed on Tuesday conducted a story-telling session at the Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) in the Gulshan-i-Ravi Moon Market ground...

    Earlier, the students were given an option to select from a variety of books and magazines in Urdu and English languages displayed there and read out any excerpt or poem...

  • Second Sindh Literature Festival opens

    KARACHI: The second Sindh Literature Festival (SLF) started on Friday at a local hotel as a folk orchestra played traditional Sindhi tunes while the ribbon was cut by some prominent guests to formally inaugurate the event...

    The organisers said they had planned to hold the SLF once in a year which would basically champion Sindh’s culture and celebrate its literature chiefly in Sindhi language, but other languages, including Urdu,...

  • Harassment, rape allegations against notable cultural icon rattle Nobel literature academy

    The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize, has been rattled by a sex scandal as several members, their wives and daughters accused an influential person with close ties to the prestigious institution of assault...

    Married to a writer with “close links to the Swedish Academy”, the man runs a cultural club showcasing exhibitions, readings and performances by both the cultural elite and hopefuls, including Nobel...

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