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American poet wins Nobel Literature Prize

STOCKHOLM: American poet Louise Gluck won the 2020 Nobel Literature Prize, an unexpected choice known for themes of childhood and family life that draw inspiration from myths and classical motifs. Gluck was honoured “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with

Noted GB scholar, poet Ghulam Hunzai passes away

GILGIT: Renowned religious scholar, author and Sufi poet Alijah Alwaiz Ghulamuddin Ghulam Hunzai has passed away at the age of 97. Ghulam Hunzai was one of the most revered scholar and poet of Gilgit-Baltistan and served a lifelong service to

The Faiz controversy

There is a new controversy in India. An investigation is being held over whether a poem by noted Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz is anti-Hindu. The ‘Hum Dekhenge’ poem is being sung by various groups protesting against the contentious Citizenship

Renowned poet Amjad Islam Amjad receives Turkish award

ISLAMABAD:  Noted Pakistani writer and poet Amjad Islam Amjad received the prestigious ‘Necip Fazil International Culture & Art Award’ during a ceremony held in Istanbul on Saturday evening. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Vice President Fuat Oktay, Culture & Tourism

142nd birth anniversary of Allama Iqbal being observed today

LAHORE: The 142nd birth anniversary of Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal being celebrated today fervor across the country. Allama Muhammad Iqbal was born on 9th November 1877 in Sialkot. He emerged as a great poet, thinker, and philosopher who float the idea

Abdul Latif Bhitai’s 3-day annual Urs to begin tomorrow

HYDERABAD: The three-day celebrations of 276th Urs of great Sufi saint and poet Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai will begin from Monday at Bhit Shah town of district Matiari. Strict security arrangements have been made while all required arrangements to