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Is Urdu Poetry a Dying Art?

Poetry has always been the beauty of Urdu Language....

Sitara: Daastan’s Live on The Transgender Community

Sitara: Daastan's Live Session for Transgender Awareness Daastan is always...

Thousands Of Desires: The Beauty of Pakistan

Recently, Ali Sheikh launched his first novel, ‘Thousands of...

Thousands of Desires’ Book Launch

Countless crumbled ideas tossed in the bin, endless editing...

In Conversation with Maham Shah – Try Not To Ruminate!

Daastan aims to help writers monetize their work and earn...

A New Take on Poetry: Blackout July Challenge

In the month of July we challenged you all to write blackout poetry. Learn all you need to know about blackout poetry here!

Battling Thalassemia – In Conversation with Medical Specialists

Daastan spoke with Medical specialists on the prevention of Thalassemia in Pakistan

Bedtime Stories – A Story Writing Workshop

Daastan conducted a Short Story Writing Workshop with students of Beaconhouse Satellite Town Rawalpindi - Senior Girls Branch. The workshop was aimed at learning how to build the perfect heroes and villains of today.

Daastan X Stories To Action Facebook Live Show

Daastan announced its thematic campaign on June 1st,...

South Asian Award for Micro Fiction–Literati

A short story competition was conducted by Daastan in collaboration with White Falcon Publishing and Outcast Magazine. It received a large number of submissions and top 20 finalists were selected from more than 100 submissions.

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