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Prasoon Joshi: Manto's impact is imprinted on me forever

On Saadat Hasan Manto's 100th birth anniversary, National Award-winning lyricist Prasoon Joshi talks about the writer who he first couldn't fathom and was prohibited from reading and yet went on to......

Why do India, Pakistan treat their fishermen like fish?

When a security force finds the vessel of another country within its maritime borders -- with no "objectionable materials apart from a large cache of fish" -- why can't they simply ask the vessel......

'All Pakistan needs is a chance'

One of Pakistan's most acclaimed historians, Ayesha Jalal bemoans the fact that history as an academic discipline has failed to grow in her country, a deficiency that needs to be addressed to spawn......

Hindustan to Modistan, simply impossible!

'Don't say that one lakh Hindus and one lakh Muslims died; say that two lakh human beings died. That two lakh human beings died is not such a great tragedy after all; the tragedy, in truth, is that......

Why Dedh Ishqiya is an important film

'Dedh Ishqiya does not yell out loud that it has an LGBT plot... The film does not show over-the-top caricatures of gay characters that we saw in films like Dostana and Bol Bachchan,' says Aseem......

Legendary actor Pran passes away at 93

Legendary actor Pran, loved and feared in equal measure by moviegoers for his roles in Bollywood hits like 'Milan', 'Madhumati' and 'Zanjeer', passed away at a suburban hospital in Mumbai on Friday......

After cancellation of plays, Pak artistes return home

A group of artistes from Pakistan headed home today after two plays by its theatre groups at the ongoing Bharat Rang Mahotsav at National School of Drama (NSD) here were cancelled amid the recent......

Aamir to star opposite Kate Winslet?

After conquering Bollywood through performances as diverse as a colonised villager (Lagaan), a dyslexic teacher (Taare Zameen Par) and a man with short-term memory loss (Ghajini), Aamir Khan is......

Umrao Jaan to debut in New York

Mira Nair may currently be away at the London Film Festival, butwill surely be in New York to attend the opening of the Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival on November 1. The gala opening the......

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Q. Who is the author of, `Toba Tek Singh'?
Whizkid:  A.  more

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Q. a book \"Kitane pakistan was written by A- Saadat hasan manto.....B-Ismat chugtai....C- Kamleshwar....D- Nirmal verma?
Whizkid:  A. C. Kamleshwar more

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Q. HOW MANY OF THEM LOVE TO READ SHORT STORIES???
Gaurav Vyas:  A. hmmm i love to read short stories Mansi.My favorite writers are Khushwant Singh,Moppansa,O henery,Mark Twain,Maxim gorkhy,Anton Chekov,Prem...... more

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Breathing life

Urdu, the language of poets and poetry, is fighting a battle of survival. Lending it a helping hand is the Anjuman Taraqqi Urdu (Hind), an... ...

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Meister Pieces

Amit Dutta admits shying away from crowds, including those that gather to watch his films. I don't even send my films as entries to the various... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article.aspx?290072
Illustrious sardar of India

Here lies one who spared neither man or God/ Waste not your tears on him, he was a sod/ Writing nasty things he regarded as great fun/ Thank the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-illustrious-sardar-of-india-1974638
Jokes aside, Khushwant Singh had serious talent

Khushwant Singh's novel on the Partition, originally called 'Mano Majra', later re-titled the more dramatic 'Train to Pakistan', presented a... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Jokes-aside-Khushwant-Singh-had-serious-talent/articleshow/32393179.cms
Grand Old Man of Letters

Inder Malhotra recalls a story Khushwant Singh loved to tell. Seeing him return from law studies in England, to the presumably hectic and... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/grand-old-man-of-letters/

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