Urdu Poetry Mesmerizes People at Aligarh Alumni Washington Mushaira

By Zafar Iqbal “Urdu is a language that binds people of the Subcontinent encompassing all religions and culture”, said Sanjiv Saraf while addressing the 44th Annual...

Hindi Manch to Host 3-Day National Hindi Convention in Boston, Celebrate its 10th Anniversary

By Yogita Miharia BOSTON—Hindi Manch, a Boston-based non-profit organization with the mission of bringing together people who know Hindi or who want to know Hindi...

Depicting various hues of life with Urdu poetry: A dying art

By Vikas Datta "Quidquid Latine dictum sit altum videtur" ("Whatever is said in Latin seems profound"), they say, and the language's sonorous tones aren't confined...

Alienation proves fertile state of mind for Lauren Groff

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Two Gujrati Poets Bring an Entertaining Evening “Mehfil” to Burlington, MA

BURLINGTON, MA—After performing at two sold-out shows in Washington, DC and San Francisco, two Gujarati poets—one of them a Bostonian—are brining their entertaining evening...

Boston Sargam and Milan Present Three Indian Poets at Hasya Kavi Sammelan on July...

SHREWSBURY, MA—Boston Sargam and Milan are organizing Hasya Kavi Sammelan on July 21 in Shrewsbury, MA, and presenting three Indian poets who are currently...

Ghalib ka hai andaz-e-bayan aur’: Mirza Ghalib and his immortal shers

By Vikas Datta His white-bearded and tall fur hat sporting visage is among the those of a handful of global wordsmiths familiar by their very...

Hindi Poets Surendra Sharma, Sampat Saral and Sita Sagar Charm Bostonians

BURLINGTON, MA—Renowned for their humor and minute observations of daily life in the hustles and bustles of India,  India’s three Hindi poets charmed the...

Practice what you preach, Sahitya Akademi president tells writers while conferring awards

By Saket Suman New Delhi--In what may lead to another controversy surrounding the Sahitya Akademi, an evening that was expected to be a celebration of...

Two Hindi Comedy Plays and Local Poets, Writers and Theatre Personalities to Feature at...

CONCORD, MA— Hindi Manch Sahitya Vibhag, a division of Hindi Manch, will present two Hindi comedy plays and local poets, writers, and theatre personalities...

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