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  • Wahid Bashir remembered

    KARACHI: Friends, relatives and colleagues poured their hearts out as they went down memory lane at a condolence reference held at the Arts Council on Saturday evening to pay homage to eminent poet, journalist and trade union activist Wahid Bashir, who passed away on June 21...

    He began proceedings by reading out the following couplet by Wahid Bashir:Zard patton ke liyey aik he jhonka hai bahut Narm konpal ki tarha paon jamaey...

  • Please spare Wahid Baloch

    THAT Wahid Baloch was kidnapped by unidentified plainclothesmen from the outskirts of Karachi in an incident bearing the signature of the mother of all agencies was not perplexing; what was incomprehensible was that the kidnapping went unnoticed by our free media...

    Who is Wahid Baloch? Comrade, as his friends call him, is a 52-year-old telephone operator at Civil Hospital Karachi but he is better known for his social work, his...

  • Faisal urges authorities to release Wahid Baloch

    KARACHI: Faisal Edhi of the Edhi Foundation has requested the Inspector General of Sindh police and the Sindh chief minister to release ‘missing’ writer and publisher Abdul Wahid “on humanitarian grounds”...

    Speaking to Dawn on Thursday, Mr Edhi acknowledged that he had written a letter on Sep 24 on the request of Mr Wahid’s eldest daughter Hani Wahid...

  • Missing Baloch social worker Abdul Wahid returns home

    Baloch social worker Abdul Wahid returned to his home in Karachi's Lyari area on Monday after allegedly being taken into custody in July this year, family sources told Dawn...

    Missing since July 26, social activist and writer Abdul Wahid Baloch was taken away by two men in plain clothes while travelling on a bus en route to Karachi with a friend...

  • PSFW Day 3: Textiles take us back to our roots

    As predicted, Day Three of PFDC Fashion Week saw celebrity appearances on the red carpet dwindle...

    This was because Day Three was reserved for textiles, and so with the absence of designers showing luxury pret (and celebs wearing it) the night's glam quotient didn't quite live up to the previous couple of nights
  • Amardeep Singh recounts his quest for Sikh community’s roots

    ISLAMABAD: At an Islamabad Literature Festival session on Pakistan’s Sikh heritage, Amardeep Singh recounted his “personal quest” in search of his community’s roots - a quest that led him to 36 sites in 30 days during his first visit to Pakistan, and 90 more in 45 days during his most recent trip...

  • Gambia races to save its Roots on Kunta Kinteh island

    KUNTA ISLAND: As the rebel slave who defied his captors, Kunta Kinte, immortalised in print and on screen in Roots, put The Gambia on the map for historical tourism...

    The island’s namesake sprang to fame as the central character in American author Alex Haley’s Roots: The Saga of an American Family...

  • The roots of religious radicalism

    Mubarak Ali wrote that the roots of Muslim religious radicalism in South Asia can be found in what came to be known as the Khilafat Movement (1919-1922)...

    Thus, in view of Sayeed’s assertions in this context, one can conclude that the roots of Muslim and Hindu militancy sprouted from the seeds first sown during the Khilafat Movement...

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