Patras Bokhari - The House Of Patras
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  Ahmed Shah 'Patras' Bokhari has been celebrated as an educationist,a man of letters, a diplomat, and as one the greatest sons of Pakistan. His brother Zulfiqar Bokhari became Pakistan's greatest broadcaster.

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Shafiqur Rehman - A joy for ever
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THE function of laughter is to release us from the tyranny of conscious thought.The central element in humour is the feeling of relief that comes from the removal of restraints.

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Chiragh Hasan Hasrat: A natural humorist
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There are quite a few humorists in Urdu who earned great fame and respect on the basis of their humour columns.But the fame and popularity that Chiragh Hasan Hasrat`s humour columns earned him is rare even among the humorists. He remained associated with several newspapers and wrote under several pennames.

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Ibne Safi - The Writer Who Sold More Than Agatha Christie
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  In an interview about crime fiction, Dame Agatha Christie once surprised her audience by naming an obscure Asian writer who had written more and sold more than her.

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Shaukat Siddiqui - A most widely translated fiction writer
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Shaukat Siddiqui is without doubt one of the few left among those migrants from across the border who did not take long to be rated among the leading lights of Urdu literature in the new land of their choice.

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Ibne Insha - Live in hearts
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Even 31 years after his death, Sher Muhammad Khan popularly known by his pen-name Ibn-Insha continues to live in the hearts of many.

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Naseem Hijazi - Master of Historic Novels
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Naseem Hijazi's ancestors belonged to Hijaz and they lived in Gurdaspur, East Punjab. Naseem Hijazi was born in a village named SojaanPur. His date of birth is 19th May 1914.

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Shaukat Thanvi - Vahi Vahanvi and Saudeshi Rail
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THANA Bhaun, a small town in Muzaffar Nagar district of the Indian state of Utter Pradesh, is Shaukat Thanvi's ancestral hometown. It is this place, Thana, which has given many people cheir last name: Thanvi.

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Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi - Yusufi and literary humour go together
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MAN is a laughing animal but it is neither the definition of man nor laughter.According to Neitsche, man has invented laughter in order to bear the burden of tragedy of existence.

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Ashfaq Ahmed - A man of individualistic style
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Few months ago, Dr Zia Samad who lives in the same colony where I do, invited us to a dinner party.Dr Zia Samad, who recently retired from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), was posted at Rome throughout his career.

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Mustansar Hussain Tarar - A vagabond writer
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NOT only is Mustansar Hussain Tarar a familiar face in the television screen,he is also a publishers delight. Although more popular as a travel writer, with many best-sellers (to his credit like K-2 Kahani and Yaak Saraay.

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Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi - Qasmi Passes Away
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Veteran poet, short story and drama writer and columnist Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi,who died here on Monday morning of asthmatic problems after a short illness, was laid to rest in a local graveyard. He was 89.

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Haseena Moin - Outgrowing the soap queen image
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Five minutes of chatting with Haseena Moin and you know what is her forte.She unfolds her life before you in such vivid details that you feel you are reading an absorbing book or watching it all on the mini screen!

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Intezar Hussain - Haunted by the past
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IMRAN MUNIR AWAN takes outstanding Pakistani fiction writer down memory lane and raws him out on a host of interesting issues, including the events writers and movements that have influenced him, as well as the present!

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Amjad Islam Amjad - Playing the Creative Role
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AMJAD Islam Amjad is a household name in Pakistan. His has seen a career that has taken into its fold both the print and the electronic media with a comfortable excellence in both.

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Anwar Maqsood - A man of many faces
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As I am led into the drawing room of Anwar Maqsood's house I see the walls all around,strung with several paint¬ings of vanous sizes "Are they all yours9" I ask

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Ishtiaq Ahmed - Profilic, for the boys
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Seth Amjad is in quandry. Jami, his best friend and business partner is untraceable.Jami's wife frantfcafly cans up the Seth at the unearthly hour of twelve midnight. Seth Amjad promptly sets out in his car to find the missing Jami,

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Bano Qudsia - Sheer pacifism
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Few individuals are at peace with themselves and the world around them as Bano Qudsia. Remarkably young looking for someone in her seventies, she seems full of life.

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A.Hameed -The Prolific Writer
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As I entered Abdul Hameed's Samanabad residence,I knew almost immediately that I would be in for an hour of interesting conversation in an environment not cluttered with decoration items but a myriad of books.

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Dr. Mohammad Azam Azam - A great Writer and Poet
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Pushto drama seems to be on decline because of lack of observation and artificial presentation. Soft-spoken Prof Dr Mohammad Azam Azam, the author of no less than 11 books, is a man with an unassuming personality.

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Allama Iqbal - Iqbal's Poetic Works
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On Iqbal's 53rd death anniversary, Sharifal Mujahid writes that everyone can gain something from reading Iqbal. Seldom do poets gain such tremendous recognition in two languages as Iqbal has.

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