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‘You Can Stop This At Any Time’ — a harrowing experience at the 10th Karachi Literature Festival

The art installation showed the final moments of Aftab Bahadur who was wrongfully hanged to death

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March 4, 2019

 

Take a look at the traffic plan for the Karachi Literature Festival 2019

Police personnel will be deployed to control traffic

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February 25, 2019

 

Congress distances itself from suspended leader after pro-Pakistan remarks

India’s main opposition party Congress on Wednesday distanced itself from the remarks made by a suspended leader that he receives “much more hatred in India than the love he receives in Pakistan,” Indian Express reported.   Mani Shankar Aiyar doesn’t have any right to speak on the behalf of the party, a Congress spokesman said.   “The…

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February 14, 2018

 

Video: Salman Ahmad pays tribute to Pakistani music legends at KLF 2018

Junoon guitarist Salman Ahmad recalled the glorious days of Pakistani music through a video in his Karachi Literature Festival 2018 session.

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February 12, 2018

 

Video: Salman Ahmad urges nation to strengthen ‘soft power’ of Pakistan

Pakistani musician Salman Ahmad urged the masses to strengthen the soft power of Pakistan during his session at Karachi Literature Festival 2018.

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February 12, 2018

 

Watch: Salman Ahmad recalls Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s advise to him at KLF 2018

During a session at Karachi Literature Festival 2018, Junoon guitarist Salman Ahmad recalled his meeting with the Pakistani music legend Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s interaction with him and the advice the qawwal gave him.

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February 12, 2018

 

Watch: Salman Ahmad speaks on negative image of Pakistan in the West

Pakistani musician Salman Ahmad spoke on the negative image of Pakistan in the West during a session at the Karachi Literature Festival 2018.

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February 12, 2018

 

Video: Salman Ahmad describes Imran Khan’s leadership qualities at KLF 2018

Junoon guitarist Salman Ahmad described the leadership qualities of former cricketer and current Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan.

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February 12, 2018

 

Video: Salman Ahmad performs Jazba-e-Junoon at KLF 2018

Junoon guitarist Salman Ahmad performed his band’s hit national song Jazba-e-Junoon at the Karachi Literature Festival 2018.  

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February 12, 2018

 

Video: Salman Ahmed covers John Lennon’s Imagine at KLF 2018

Junoon guitarist Salman Ahmad performed a cover version of Imagine (originally by John Lennon) at the Karachi Literature Festival 2018.

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February 12, 2018

 

Watch: Salman Ahmad perform Dil Dil Pakistan at KLF 2018

Junoon guitarist Salman Ahmad performed hit national song Dil Dil Pakistan with Ayesha, Sajar and Eman at Karachi Literature Festival 2018.

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February 12, 2018

 

KLF 2018: Salman Ahmad stresses on the need to strengthen ‘soft power’; pays tribute to music legends

By: Raza Haidery KARACHI: Junoon guitarist Salman Ahmed recalled the glorious days of Pakistan music in a Karachi Literature Festival 2018 session held at Beach Luxury Hotel on Sunday. The session named “Dil Dil, Boom Boom, JazbaJunoon: The Impact of Pop Culture on Pakistani Society and the World – Amin Hashwani in conversation with Salman…

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February 12, 2018

 

KLF: ‘History of 1971 repeating itself in Balochistan’

By: Shahjahan Khurram KARACHI: Panelists part of a discussion on the prevalent abysmal situation of Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province likened the current circumstances of the area to that of East Pakistan before it seceded and became Bangladesh. The session was held to mark the book launch of A Cry for Justice: Empirical Insights from Balochistan by Kaiser Bengali….

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February 11, 2018

 

WATCH: Karachiite shares her experience of #KhiLF 2018

A Karachiite gave her views and comments on the ongoing Karachi Literature Festival 2018 at Beach Luxury Hotel.

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February 11, 2018

 

Watch: Panelists discuss situation on female literacy at #KhiLF 2018

A session on female education was held at Karachi Literature Festival 2018 in which panelists Sania Saeed, Sidra Saleem, Zaitoon Kareem and Nadia Naviwala spoke on the condition of female literacy in Pakistan.

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February 11, 2018

 

WATCH: #KhiLF 2018 draws big crowd

Large number of citizens are attending the 2018 Karachi Literature Festival at Beach Luxury Hotel. The participants are listening to speakers, enjoying snacks and purchasing interest books on different genres. The event features personalities, from all walks of life, speaking on different issues surrounding the country.

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February 11, 2018

 

KLF 2018: Speakers discuss female education in Pakistan

By: Muhammad Raza Haidery Karachi Literature Festival is underway and Beach Luxury Hotel and sessions on different issues of the country are being held in which renowned national and international speakers and personalities are giving their expertise. The event is all about literacy and female literacy is one of the main issues in the country….

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February 11, 2018

 

KLF: “The term, liberal fascists, is an oxymoron”

By Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: The term, “liberal fascists”, is an oxymoron. Nadeem Farooq Paracha, Zarrar Khuhro and Fasi Zaka seemed to be on the same page about this as they had a discussion on satire at a session, titled ‘Reality Catches Up With Satire’, held on Day 2 of the 9th Karachi Literature Festival on…

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February 10, 2018

 

Live Updates from Karachi Literature Festival

KARACHI: As the 9th Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) kicks off, our reporter Minerwa Tahir updates us live from the venue. In the opening session, Italian Consul General Anna Ruffino ended her speech, saying ‘Pakistan-Italy Dosti Zindabad‘. Meanwhile, Omar Shahid Hamid got the KLF Getz Pharma Prize for the best writer for the second time in…

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February 9, 2018

 

KLF kicks off today. Here’s what it has to offer this year

KARACHI: The Karachi Literature Festival (KLF), which has been a yearly affair for the past nine years, is starting today. Like every year, the event offers a wide variety of panelists. The three-day festival, which begins today, will end on Sunday. As per custom, the festival offers book launches and mushairas as well as panel…

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February 9, 2018

 

US Consul General Shelton at Karachi Literature Festival

KARACHI: U.S. Consul General Grace Shelton moderated a session on “Cultural Heritage and Preservation in Pakistan and South Asia” at the eighth Karachi Literature Festival on Saturday, February 11. Panelists included Dr. Matthew Cook of North Carolina Central University, Heritage Foundation’s Yasmeen Lari, U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) expert Dr. Laura Tedesco, and…

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February 12, 2017

 
 
 
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