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Majid Nizami was a voice of Quaid

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LAHORE: Speakers at a reference organised in the honour of noted journalist and Nawa-i-Waqt Group Editor-in-Chief Dr Majid Nizami said Nizami was the voice of Quaid-i-Azam and Allama Iqbal and he would be remembered as a beacon in the history of Pakistan. Paying glowing tributes to him for his national services, they said Nizami was […]

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76th death anniversary of Allama Iqbal today

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SIALKOT : The 76th death anniversary of poet-philosopher Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal will be observed across the country here on Monday (today) to pay tribute to his services for floating the idea of a separate homeland for the Muslims of subcontinent. Allama Iqbal was born in Sialkot on November 9, 1877 and died on April […]

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A literary session with poet Abaseen

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PESHAWAR: The Readers Club, a group of bibliophiles comprising intellectuals, writers and retired civil servants, arranged a literary session with Abaseen Yousafzai, a noted Pashto poet and author of bestselling Pashto poetry collection Ghurzangoona, at a hotel here in University Town. Hosted by Shamamatul Amber Arbab, member of the executive committee of Provincial Commission on […]

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Allama Iqbal’s travel account retold

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BASHEER Ahmed Dar (1908-1979), a researcher and expert on Iqbal, has drawn an interesting conclusion about the political struggle of the Muslims of the subcontinent and their three leaders — Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, Allama Iqbal and Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. He says that this is a strange coincidence that the political lives and the […]

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Faiz Ghar promises lively events

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LAHORE: Faiz Ghar has much to offer to literature and culture buffs from January onwards. The upcoming events include launch of a 14-track CD of leading singers of the country, an audio book on Faiz’s Urdu translation of Allama Iqbal’s Persian poetry, a fundraiser with Ali Zafar, Faiz Mela and a research project on minorities […]

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Radio Pakistan Lahore’s 76th birthday celebrated

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LAHORE: After completing 76 years since its inception, Radio Pakistan Lahore celebrated its 76th birthday on Friday at Aiwan-e-Iqbal. Founded on December 16, 1937 in Lahore, Radio Pakistan Lahore has been airing its programs with different effects. Soon the station became a cultural and literary nerve centre of the country. On its 76th birthday celebration, […]

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Scholar, writer Daud Rahbar passes away in US

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KARACHI: Eminent scholar, writer, poet, musician and thinker Daud Rahbar passed away at a nursing home in Deerfield Beach, Florida, the United States, on Saturday. He was 86. He is survived by his wife and two daughters. Born in 1926, Mr Rahbar spent his early days in Lahore where he showed fondness for writing poetry […]

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Niazmandan-e-Lahore: 20th century literary group defending Punjab’s writers

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Lahore has been a favourite haunt of many intellectuals, painters, poets, journalists and writers. It has been the centre of Urdu printing and publishing since, at least, the 19th century. In fact, Urdu has been the language of literary expression in Punjab for centuries and it is believed that one of Urdu’s earliest poets was […]

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