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  • COLUMN: DISCOVERING KHALIDA HUSAIN

    But it was another story and another contributor’s name that intrigued me most: ‘The Story of the Name’, by Khalida Husain...

    For the first time, I was impelled to try to translate an Urdu story into English — ‘Hoops of Fire’, the title story of an anthology of Pakistani fiction I published some years later — is my rendition of Khalida Husain’s ‘Alao’, which ends in the narrator’s hallucinatory epiphany of jumping through the...

  • Mufti Taqi Usmani says escaped unhurt in attempted knife attack in Karachi

    Prominent religious scholar Mufti Taqi Usmani said he escaped unharmed after a man pulled a knife on him at the Darul Uloom Korangi seminary during the early hours of Thursday morning...

    Mufti Usmani — in an audio message — confirmed that the incident had taken place and said that the suspect had wanted to speak to him separately after Fajr prayers...

  • Known TV artist Prof Ziaul Qamar passes away

    PESHAWAR: Prof Syed Ziaul Qamar, a known TV Pashto drama artist and a former teacher of the Edwardes College, Peshawar, breathed his last here on Thursday night...

    Prof Qamar was diagnosed with multiple myeloma and admitted to the North West Teaching Hospital in Peshawar where he passed away...

  • Prof Mutahir: a life of constant struggle

    KARACHI: “Honest and humble to the core, Prof Mutahir was an institution unto himself...

    However Prof Mutahir not only saved him from students, who were angry over the student’s excess, but also stopped the university administration from rusticating him...

  • Prof Kamali dies

    KARACHI: Prof Abdul Hameed Kamali, one of Pakistan’s well-known philosophers who specialised on Iqbal, died here on Saturday, family members said...

    A former director of Iqbal Academy, Prof Kamali was also editor of its journal Iqbal Review and represented Pakistan on international philosophy congresses abroad...

  • Prof A H Khayal is no more

    LAHORE: Eminent essayist, author and academic Dr A H Khayal passed away in Lahore on Tuesday afternoon...

    He left behind a widow, Prof Shamim Khayal, who retired as Lahore College for Women University’s English department chairperson, a son and a daughter...

  • Prof Adib selects venue for SIUT Larkana

    LARKANA: Sindh Insti­tute of Urology and Trans­plantation (SIUT) founder Prof Dr Adibul Hasan Rizvi has selected a building to establish the SIUT Larkana...

    The commissioner said he was short of words to thank Prof Dr Rizvi who, despite a lot of engagements, visited the site for setting up the SUIT Larkana unit...

  • Pashto writer Prof Nawaz Tair dies

    BATKHELA: Noted Pashto writer Prof Mohammad Nawaz Tair breathed his last at the age of 83 after protracted illness...

    Prof Abaseen Yousafzai, Dr Ali Khel Daryab, Dr Sher Zaman Seemab, Bakht Rawan Umarkhel, Dr Abdulhaq Nasim, Dr Norulbasar Aman, Dr Samanadar Yousafzai, MNA Juned Akbar, MPA Shakeel Khan and elders of the area were present on the occasion...

  • Prof Faruqi withdraws resignation

    KARACHI: President of the Karachi City Cricket Association (KCCA) Prof Ejaz Ahmed Faruqi has withdrawn his resignation as the head of the association on the request of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan...

    Prof Faruqi, who is also a member of the PCB Governing Board, tendered his resignation after the PCB refused to give direct entry to two Karachi teams in the National Twenty20 Cup...

  • Prof Roghani first woman dy speaker of KP Assembly

    Prof Roghani, who had served as provincial health minister during the military government of Gen Pervez Musharraf, was working as adviser to the chief minister...

    MPA Dr Haider Ali Khan of the PTI was the polling agent for Prof Roghani and Sobia Shahid of the PML-N for Arbab Akbar Hayat...

  • Prof Atiya passes away

    KARACHI: Prof Atiya Khalil Arab Ansari, former chairperson of Arabic department, the University of Karachi, passed away at a hospital in Dubai on Monday after a long illness...

  • GCU ex-VP Prof RA Khan passes away

    LAHORE: Former vice-principal of the Government College (University) Prof RA Khan died here on Saturday...

    Prof Khan migrated from Mumbai to Pakistan in 1947 and studied in the GC for six years and earned his post-graduation degree in English literature...

  • Prof Qamar is no more

    LAHORE: Prof Qamar Zaman, president of the National Athletics Association of Technical Officials, passed away on Friday, according to a press release issued by the Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP)...

  • Prof Salih Mohammad passes away

    PESHAWAR: Senior English teacher at Peshawar Public School and College, Warsak Road, Prof Salih Mohammad, died of cardiac arrest here on Tuesday...

    Prof Salih was the head of the English department at the Peshawar Public School and College...

  • Rights activists ask CJP to take notice of Prof Arif’s ‘murder’

    KARACHI: While rights activists, teachers and students called the death of Prof Dr Hasan Zafar Arif a “murder” and asked the chief justice of Pakistan on Tuesday to take notice of it, police investigators remained clueless about the mystery that shrouded the death of the Harvard-educated man, who was also a main leader of the Altaf Hussain-led Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London...

    On Jan 14, the body of Prof Arif, 75, was found in the...

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