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Irfan Aslam

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
Decolonising English language poetry

Decolonising English language poetry

The process of nativisation of English language writing in India had started even before the Partition through... Published Mar 12, 2017 07:24am
Old partners, new partners

Old partners, new partners

Historian Ayesha Jalal says Pakistan must learn from its partnership in the past with the US and vis-a-vis its... Published Feb 26, 2017 07:00am
Footprints: stilled music

Footprints: stilled music

IF you walk towards Faisalabad’s historical Ghanta Ghar from Kotwali Road, you pass through the Aminpur Bazaar... Updated Jan 03, 2017 10:55am
Waqas Khwaja on poetry and language

Waqas Khwaja on poetry and language

The English-speaking world is biased against the non-native speakers of English and there is too much racialism and... Published Jul 24, 2016 06:49am

Punjab through the ages

LAHORE: Punjabi scholars at a panel discussion on Friday revisited the history of Punjab and its language, mass... Published Feb 27, 2016 06:44am