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Urdu moot comes to an end amid homage to departed poets, writers

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KARACHI: Tributes poured in for writers, intellectuals, activists, and poets at the final day of the 11th International Urdu Conference at the Arts Council on Sunday. The crowds too were in no mood to miss talks by eminent speakers and thronged the auditorium till the organisers had to turn away many owing to lack of […]

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Faiz’s authentic, comprehensive biography

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A LARGE number of books on Faiz Ahmed Faiz (1911-1984), one of the greatest Urdu poets of the 20th century, have been written. The number of books that discuss Faiz exceeds the 100 mark and that does not take into account the periodicals that have brought out special issues or sections on him, nor does […]

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Remembering Jigar, the poet of love, mysticism and politics

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KARACHI: Jigar Muradabadi was not only a poet of love and mysticism but he also portrayed the political situation in his ghazals and nazams as one penned by him in Bombay in 1946. This was stated by eminent literary critics in a talk about the poetry of Jigar Muradabadi — one of the most influential […]

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