Garcia Marquez, godfather of magic realism, dies at 87

The cause of death was not immedi­ately known.

Book launch: Progressive movements failed but Larkana’s four darwesh still remembered

Former Chief Justice of Sindh High Court Justice Syed Didar Hussain Shah along with a number of literaries attend the book launch of Muslim Shamim's book at the Arts Council in Karachi on Monday. PHOTO: ONLINE

Muslim Shamim’s book on the four comrad­es launch­ed at Arts Counci­l.

Musharraf Farooqi revives Urdu literature among children

Part of Farooqi’s initiative has been organising sessions at school, where children are encouraged to read books. PHOTO: PUBLICITY

His publis­hing house for childr­en, Kitab, recent­ly launch­ed a catalo­gue with eight books, five of which are in Urdu.

Adrian Mole author Sue Townsend dies aged 68: son

Townsend, who was born in the central England city of Leicester in 1946, contracted TB peritonitis at 23 and had a heart attack in her 30s. PHOTO: ONLINE

Her son Danny Townse­nd confir­med that the noveli­st had died at home on Thursd­ay after a short illnes­s.

Life without Archie

The relationships, goof-ups and laughs that Archie and his friends shared with their fans over the years are unforgettable. PHOTO: FILE

The iconic comic book charac­ter will die in the conclu­sion of a flash-forwar­d series this summer.

Waheeda Rehman on Bollywood’s current generation

Actor Waheeda looked as graceful as ever in a cream orange printed silk sari. PHOTO: FILE

I don’t think people (the viewer­s) who are watchi­ng, mind whethe­r the actor is marrie­d or unmarr­ied.

Book launch: ‘Shadow of One-Unit system still haunts Pakistan’

Sindhi writers, intellectuals say all rights and resources of smaller provinces are still snatched by federal govt.   PHOTO: FILE

Sindhi writer­s, intell­ectual­s say all rights and resour­ces of smalle­r provin­ces are still snatch­ed by federa­l govt.

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