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From Calcutta, with love

From Calcutta, with love

KARACHI: Writer, poet, playwright and critic Dr Shahnaz Nabi spoke lavishly of her hosts and others while sipping a cup of tea before the Indo-Pak Mushaira at the Arts Council of Pakistan last month....
Peace… fuelled by woman power

Peace… fuelled by woman power

KARACHI: The Indo-Pak mushaira organised by Aman ki Asha at the Karachi Arts Council on Wednesday night featured a galaxy of women poets seated on open-air stage at one end of the Mushtaq Gazdar...
Mushaira held to boost Indo-Pak peace

Mushaira held to boost Indo-Pak peace

KARACHI: The poets from Pakistan and India participated in a mushaira organized at Arts Council of Pakistan in connection with joint venture by Jang Group of Pakistan and Times of India. Renowned...
‘Aman’ remains the buzzword at poetry evening

‘Aman’ remains the buzzword at poetry evening

When in dark times, will there be also singing? Yes, there will also be singing. About the dark times,” wrote Bertolt Brecht, highlighting the importance of poetry in public discourse. The...
Amitabh,Zia liven up AKA initiative

Amitabh,Zia liven up AKA initiative

MUMBAI: Jang Group of Pakistan and India’s Times of India are fully geared up to put the tense bilateral relations between the two countries back on track, amid stage set for the Indo-Pak talks...
An evening to remember two legendary poets of East

An evening to remember two legendary poets of East

In March 1998, one evening while his father was admitted to the ICU of Breach Candy Hospital, Amitabh Bachchan recited Hindi poems by Dr. Harivansh Amitabh Bachchan before a distinguished audience...
THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL STEP…

THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL STEP…

Indians have always loved Pakistani singers, say the Amritsari qawwals Padmashri Ustad Puranchand and Ustad Pyarelal Wadali, who are glad to be a part of the unique Aman Ki Asha peace initiative by...
Two voices sing one anthem for Indo-Pak

Two voices sing one anthem for Indo-Pak

Shankar Mahadevan and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan lend voice to Gulzar’s lyrics for Aman ki Asha an initiative by Times of India and Pakistan’s Jang Reagan Gavin Rasquinha  Times News Network...
Indian mega artists also catch peace train

Indian mega artists also catch peace train

NEW DELHI: The Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan has promised to a shoot for ‘aman ki asha’ – a joint initiative of Jang Group and Times of India for peace between Pakistan and...