A documentary-screening and Mushaira have been scheduled in front of mausoleum of Benazir Bhutto. DNA, 2 months ago
Pak commemorates Benazir Bhutto's ninth death anniversary - Sify, 2 months ago
As part of its efforts to revive tourism in the Kashmir Valley, the Jammu and Kashmir government will organise a first-of-its-kind 15-day festival next month to showcase the treasures of Asia's largest tulip garden here. The Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip ...Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
In four years, Rekhta has become the largest online repository for Urdu poetry and literature in the world, says Veenu Sandhu.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The lawns of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in Delhi were choc-a-bloc over three days last February. There were men and women, young and old, in silks and pashminas. There were students in ripped jeans and loafers. And, there were children. They were here for Jashn-e-Rekhta that had drawn in poets, artistes, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Whose mischief created a world of beseechers? Each petitioner is seen wearing a garment of paper This line from the famous Mughul poet Ghalib refers to what he claimed to be ancient Persian tradition of petitioners wearing paper before entering the courts to ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
Ajab hai yeh zabaan, Urdu Kabhi yunhi safar karte agar koi musafir sher padh de Meer, Ghalib ka Woh chahe ajnabi ho, yahi lagta hai woh mere watan ka hai Badi shaista lehje mein kisi se Urdu sun kar Kya nahi lagta ke ek tehzeeb ki awaaz hai, Urdu ~ Gulzar ...DNA, 1 month ago
In February 2006, almost 15 years after Irshad Ali dropped out of Ahmadiya Salfia madrasa in Darbhanga, he sat against a wall, listening in to a mushaira (poetry recital), thinking it might as well be the last one he ever heard. At the time, Ali was being ...DNA, 2 months ago
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