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Thursday, Aug 13, 2020


Aug 06, 2020 15:29
A book that is as much a scholarly read on the 19th century, as it is an oblique critique of the present read more
Jul 28, 2020 16:02
Gujarati, Punjabi, Urdu and Hindi are among major languages the UK government translates official communication, but translation services have not been able to keep up with frequent virus-related updates. Some key advice is only available in English. read more
Jul 04, 2020 23:06
Urdu fiction writer Joginder Paul (1025-2016) gave a sensitive pen to Partition with memorable fiction such as Dera Baba Nanak and Sleepwalkers. His wife Krishna looks back at the man as she turns 90 read more
Jun 03, 2020 01:15
Thanks to organisations promoting art and culture, online poetry sessions have become a part of life in J&K read more
May 20, 2020 12:29
In his latest poem, Gulzar pens a hauntingly beautiful and riveting tribute to the migrant workers and the crisis that they’re going through during lockdown in India amid the coronavirus outbreak. read more
May 01, 2020 17:05
The actor-director says that he is fortunate to be with his sister in USA during these trying times. read more
Mar 14, 2020 22:09
Not surprisingly, the coronavirus anxiety has now been weaved into a Punjabi boli (two-line lyric) to which bhangra is performed with joie de vivre. read more
Feb 27, 2020 16:53
A group of young artistes speak about their experience of making a short film on the Muslim queer population read more
Jan 23, 2020 15:37
A madarsa, Gulshan-e-Baghdad, situated in Rasulpur development block of Wazirganj is not only giving Sanskrit lessons to Muslim students but a large number of Hindu students are also studying here to learn Urdu. read more
Jan 20, 2020 06:06
 Sanskrit was made the second official language of Uttarakhand in 2010 during the chief ministership of Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, who is now Union HRD Minister.    read more
Jan 16, 2020 23:43
I was searching for some tangible memorabilia of my chance meeting with him in the winter of 1982, which would stand scrutiny. That took time, and alas, also ended in failure. read more
Jan 12, 2020 13:06
In Kanpur, most of the leading bookshops have already run out of stocks and book stalls in the ongoing Handloom Expo are drawing huge crowds for Faiz books. Read on to know more... read more
Jan 10, 2020 16:26
Faiz, wrote compellingly on events that shaped the destiny of the subcontinent; he also brought a new internationalism to Urdu poetry read more
Jan 04, 2020 16:15
Zia ul Haq, after a coup against Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto in 1977, was ruling Pakistan. He was a religious fundamentalist, ruling the country with an iron-fist. read more