MIRZA WAHEED

  • Seven new, promising stars of 2011 December 24, 2011

    Aman Sethi He is a journalist who won the International Committee of the Red Cross award for the best Indian print media article on humanitarian issues. His report covered police atrocities in Chhattisgarh villages, as the government finds it increasingly tough to fight the Maoists. Sethi's bond with those who remain...
  • 'Wandering Falcon' wins Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize November 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Jamil Ahmad's The Wandering Falcon has won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2011. As the name suggests, the winner is always a firsttime author, and what better start to a literary career than to win an award with your first book? Ahmad, a 78yearold retired civil servant completed...
  • Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize shortlist announced September 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Amidst all the big ticket literary prizes on the Indian landscape, the one that still has the most hearts racing is the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize. After all, as the name suggests, the winner is always a firsttime author, and what better start to a literary career...
  • Author Mirza Waheed sets memories of Kashmir February 8, 2011

    New Delhi: It was a tragic decade unfolding in Kashmir, but for people outside the Valley the tragedy was all about numbers of infiltrators killed while trying to sneak across the LoC. Beyond these numbers, however, were stories of young boys who disappeared from their villages overnight, never to return...