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Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s poems translated into German

May 27th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Works of noted subcontinental Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, globally recognised as one who believed in social reform and devoted his poetry to the uplift of ... Read more...

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Prasoon favours meaningful songs over brash lyrics

January 16th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) In this day and age when songs like "Munni Badnaam", "Chikni Chameli" and "Jalebi Bai" are becoming chart toppers, meaningful poetry is slowly on the downslide. ... Read more...

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Indian stars enthral Pakistanis at Lahore peace fest

February 14th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Singing and dancing to the poetry of eminent Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Bollywood stars Shabana Azmi and Ila Arun enthralled the crowd at the two-day Faiz Peace ... Read more...

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Tihar inmates celebrate Diwali

November 5th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Away from their loved ones and families, inmates of the Tihar Jail Friday celebrated Diwali by preparing candles and sweets, and listening to poems."The sweets and ... Read more...

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Literary festival to celebrate ‘feel of spring’

March 12th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Literature is the flavour of spring in the capital. Come Saturday, the open air amphitheatre of the India Habitat Centre will play host to a flurry ... Read more...

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405th installation anniversary of Sri Guru Granth Sahib

September 19th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Brijesh SharmaAgra, Sep 19(ANI): People of all religions and communities gathered to celebrate the 405th anniversary of the installation of the Sikh holy scriptures, Sri Guru Granth Sahib, at Gurudwara ... Read more...

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Famous Tibetan poet sues China for passport

July 25th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): One of Tibet''s most famous poets has been waiting for over a thousand days to get a passport from the Chinese Government. According to The Independent, Woeser has ... Read more...

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