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Javed Akhtar pores over poetry

Javed Akhtar pores over poetry

LAHORE: Indian poet and screenplay writer Javed Akhtar says he is okay with free verse, but finds prose poem... Published Nov 18, 2018 06:59am
Rewriting Lahore

Rewriting Lahore

Lahore is one of those cities in Pakistan which has perhaps got more books written on it than any other city.... Published Nov 05, 2018 06:42am
POETRY: VERSES ON THE EVERYDAY

POETRY: VERSES ON THE EVERYDAY

Two new books of Punjabi poetry by the prolific Najm Hosain Syed continue his exploration of his immediate environment Published Sep 30, 2018 06:28am
SOCIETY: SEA OF FORGOTTEN TALES

SOCIETY: SEA OF FORGOTTEN TALES

Through YouTube and personal dedication, a few individuals are preserving the stories of those who experienced the Published Sep 09, 2018 06:56am
POETRY: VERSIFYING LAHORE

POETRY: VERSIFYING LAHORE

A debut collection of poems is a paean to the poet’s nostalgia about his city, but offers much, much more Published Feb 25, 2018 07:11am
In memory of Munoo Bhai

In memory of Munoo Bhai

Four companions and friends of Munoo Bhai, namely rights activist I.A. Rehman, journalist and writer Masood Ashar,... Published Feb 25, 2018 07:10am
FOOTPRINTS: PIECE OF THE PRISTINE

FOOTPRINTS: PIECE OF THE PRISTINE

A TEENAGED boy is taking a photograph of his friend with the azure water of Khabeki Lake in the background. They are... Published Jan 26, 2018 06:18am

Nain Sukh defends his latest book

LAHORE: Nain Sukh says Dada Amir Haider’s story, Achhna Gachhna (Coming and Going) , was first titled by him as... Published Jan 15, 2018 07:00am

The ache of Home1947

Partition survivors recall bitter memories during Heritage Now event Published Oct 22, 2017 07:00am

Ashra, a new genre of Urdu poetry

Urdu poetry has got some genres named after the number of lines they have, like ruba’i (four-line poem) and... Published Jul 02, 2017 06:57am

Subversion of poetry and language

Waqas Khwaja has been writing poetry for about five decades. His first collection, Poems, was published in 1979.... Updated Jun 11, 2017 09:17pm