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Faiz beyond poetry

Faiz beyond poetry

Siraj Khan reports on an event commemorating the Faiz Centennial held to pay homage to a great poet revered as much by Indians as Pakistanis Kar raha tha gham-e-jahan ka hisab Aaj tum yaad be-hisab...
Postcards to Faiz and the magic of art

Postcards to Faiz and the magic of art

The Faiz Art Prize is a particularly unique tribute to a poet revered in both India and Pakistan… The birth centennial year of the great poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, revered in India and Pakistan, is...
Faiz Art Prize, 2011: Aman ki Asha and NuktaArt Magazine’s Open Call for Artists’ Entries

Faiz Art Prize, 2011: Aman ki Asha and NuktaArt Magazine’s Open Call for Artists’ Entries

As part of the legendary poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz’s centenary celebrations in 2011, being held around the globe, Aman ki Asha and NuktaArt magazine are pleased to announce the Faiz Art Prize, 2011,...
The turbulence of a transitional time

The turbulence of a transitional time

An Indian Supreme Court judge explains how Firaq Gorakhpuri’s verses are relevant in this context of India and Pakistan’s common problems like ‘honour killing’, inter-caste...
Remembering Faiz in Allahabad

Remembering Faiz in Allahabad

Prompted by the Faiz centennial year, Justice Markandey Katju of the Supreme Court of India sent an email to friends in Pakistan and India, reproduced here with his permission In 1982, when I was a...
Aman ki Asha and the Faiz Art Prize: Postcards for Faiz

Aman ki Asha and the Faiz Art Prize: Postcards for Faiz

Art and literature know no boundaries. Imagination sweeps over political demarcations, uniting people through the universal and timeless power of words and images. Such is the appeal of...
Aman ki Asha and the Faiz Art Prize: Postcards for Faiz

Aman ki Asha and the Faiz Art Prize: Postcards for Faiz

Art and literature know no boundaries. Imagination sweeps over political demarcations, uniting people through the universal and timeless power of words and images. Such is the appeal of...
Sufi Moon contribution:

Sufi Moon contribution:

Dr. Anna Grichting-Solder, a Swiss architect, urbanist and musician who runs the non-profit Bordermeetings, is donating all proceeds of Sufi Moon to flood relief in Pakistan. The Sufi Moon project...
some gains, six decades of pain

some gains, six decades of pain

THE TIME IS NOW: At this juncture, there is opportunity and the potential to make headway. August, 1947: Under the Indian Independence Act of 1947, Kashmir could accede to India or Pakistan. As...
Third International Peace Festival 2010

Third International Peace Festival 2010

Eminent singers, performers, writers, journalists and political activists from South Asia and Canada are gathering at Mississauga Ontario on June 5th, 2010 for Third International Peace Festival...