‘Jashn-e-Iqbal’ fest in Kolkata to boost ‘Aman ki Asha’

The West Bengal Urdu Academy will posthumously award Allama Iqbal the Tarana-e-Hind award that his grandson Waleed Iqbal is coming from Lahore to...

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The magic of Manto

Commemorating the 103rd birth anniversary of the great short story writer Sadat Hasan Manto in Kolkata with an evening of poetry, film and theatre...

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Playing music back and forth

Rekha Bhardwaj, whom not many people knew about until they had watched Haider, is a serious singer trained in and passionate about classical music I...

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BRIEFS: Today in Mumbai, Sabeen Mahmud, dosti and democracy

EVENT TODAY: Friday, 15 May 2015 Time: 7:30 pm (Registration: 7:00 pm) With: Anand Patwardhan, documentary filmmaker Danish Husain, poet, actor and...

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BRIEFS: #KhelneDo! Resumption of cricketing ties?

It is good news that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to break the ice with Pakistan through “cricket diplomacy”, as IANS reported...

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Joint editorial statement, Jang Group and Times of India, 1 January, 2010

Peace between India and Pakistan has been stubbornly elusive and yet tantalizingly inevitable. This vast subcontinent senses the bounties a peace dividend can deliver to its people yet it recoils from claiming a share. The natural impulse would be to break out of the straitjacket of stated positions and embrace an ideal that promises sustained prosperity to the region, yet there is hesitation.

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When alienation melts away When alienation melts away

The concluding part of an online cross-border discussion between two young people, Gaurav Chavan in Mumbai and Ramsha Jahangir in...

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