Pakistan Authors

  • Jaipur Lit Fest is South Asia's biggest literature festival: Amrita Tripathi January 24, 2013

    CNN-IBN's Amrita Tripathi joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on Jaipur Literature Festival. Q. Is it right that salman rushdie was absent because of threats? Asked by: karthik A. Hi Karthik, That was last year - and the protests and threats of violence definitely led to his cancellation. He was in India...
  • Pak authors to participate in Jaipur Lit Fest despite protests January 24, 2013

    Jaipur: Amidst tight security arrangements, the Literature Festival began in Jaipur on Thursday. After the controversies of 2012, Pakistani authors are likely to participate in the festival this year after the organisers assured that there was no threat to them. However, one of the four authors - Jeet Thayil -...
  • Pakistan releases book on humour in Sindhi June 15, 2010

    Karachi: Pakistani author Imtiaz Abro's book In a lighter vein - the first book on humour in Sindhi language after a gap of 15 years - has been released by the Matiari provincial government. The societal characters such as grooms, brides, poets, writers, married men, artists and politicians drawn in the...