Poem

  • Some amazing lines from Indian-origin poet Vijay Seshadri's Pulitzer prize winning book '3 Sections' 15-04-2014 05:58 PM

    India-born poet Vijay Seshadri has won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems '3 Sections.' The 98th annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music were announced on Monday by Columbia University. Seshadri's '3 Sections' is a "compelling collection of poems that...
  • Narendra Modi says his poems are 'like a spring of fresh water', collection of his poetry in English to be out on April 20 08-04-2014 05:02 PM

    New Delhi: It seems Bharatiya Janata Party's PM nominee Narendra Modi is pulling out all stops to convey his message to voters across India. The latest is a collection of his poems out on April 20 in the national capital. Modi's poems in Gujarati have been translated into English and...
  • Older brother tweets 14-year-old's simple, palindromic poem. Twitter comes to a standstill. 01-03-2014 11:29 AM

    At the last count, the poem had 132940 retweets and 138189 facourites. "Read this... My 14 year old brother wrote this... Crazyyyy", tweeted Derek Nichols attaching a photo of the page on which the poem was written. The poet, Nichols' eighth grader brother Jordan, wrote at the end of the...
  • Read Vikram Seth's poem 'Through love's great power' - a protest against the SC ruling on gay sex 29-01-2014 01:40 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a review petition filed by the Centre against its December 11, 2013, verdict criminalizing gay sex. The court rejected the petition as it found no merit in it. Celebrated author Vikram Seth, who has been a champion of the LGBT community for some time...
  • Delhi gang rape pained me, says Salman Khurshid; pays tribute to braveheart through poem 20-12-2013 06:20 PM

    Pained at the brutal assault and gang rape of a young Delhi woman last year, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has penned some poems to pay "tribute to her soul and to her parents". The ghastly incident of December 16, 2012 shook the nation and led to widespread protests across...
  • Amitabh Bachchan wishes to open institute for father's work 30-08-2013 11:51 AM

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan hopes to establish an institute dedicated to the work of his late father Harivansh Rai Bachchan, who was a poet. The father penned several poems and even today remembered for his works like Madhushala, Madhukalash, and Madhubala. Amitabh Bachchan admitted that reading all his father's poems...
  • 135 poems from Harivansh Rai Bachchan's 'Madhushala' released in Santhali 09-08-2013 03:22 PM

    The President of Jharkhand People's Party Surya Singh Besra on Friday released the Santhali translation of a collection of poems of Harivansh Rai Bachchan's 'Madhushala' (house of wine) on the occasion of the World Indigenous Day. Titled 'Matkom Rasa', Besra translated 135 poems of the 'Madhushala' of the noted poet...
  • Calicut University withdraws al Qaeda terrorist's poem from syllabus 25-07-2013 03:47 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Calicut University has decided to withdraw a poem written by an al Qaeda terrorist Ibrahim al-Rubaish after widespread protests. The poem 'Ode to the Sea' was was picked up from a book 'Poems from Guantanomo Bay' in 2011. The poem by an al Qaeda terrorist was studied for...
  • 13 short films on Tagore's poems released 09-05-2013 04:53 PM

    New Delhi: A total of 13 short films, based on of litterateur, composer and artist Rabindranath Tagore's poems, were released here Thursday to commemorate his 152nd birth anniversary. The film series have been directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta in collaboration with the National Film Development Corporation. These films have been produced...
  • Khud-Garifta: Poems of Self-Confinement

    Hindustani awaaz |  Rakhshanda Jalil
    Zehra Nigah, the pre-eminent poet today, once made a very interesting observation in the course of a conversation during one of her frequent Delhi visits....

  • US: Tagore's 83-year-old notebook to be auctioned 18-11-2011 10:44 AM

    New York: A notebook belonging to legendary Indian poet and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, containing poems and drafts of his work, will go under the hammer in New York at a Sotheby's auction next month. The previously unknown manuscript notebook dates back to 1928 and contains 12 poems and lyrics...
  • Diplomat delights with poetry of promise 07-11-2011 08:04 PM

    'Candling the Light', an anthology of verses by young poet, diplomat and artist Abhay K., shows the pressures of diplomacy - which does not give the bureaucrat enough time to explore the details of a narrative, but filter its essence through the verse. The volume paints a picture of the...
  • 'Silhouettes Unravelled' an honest attempt 13-10-2011 07:32 PM

    New Delhi: Advika Gupta's 'Silhouettes Unravelled' is a collection of amateurishly written poems but they stand out for their honesty, considering the author is a 16-year-old penning her thoughts on complexities of life, relationships and other issues. It is commendable that she has compiled a set of thoughtful poetry on...
  • China honours Indian with highest literary award 02-09-2011 12:12 PM

    Beijing: China has conferred its highest literary award on Prof BR Deepak for his book, which is a translation of 88 classical Chinese poems into Hindi. Deepak, who is from Centre of Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies, JNU, was the first Indian to receive the "Special Book Award" for his...
  • Rekha Bharadwaj pays tribute to poet Faiz 21-03-2011 10:36 AM

    A huge fan of Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, singer Rekha Bharadwaj gave the audience a rendition of some of the legendary writer's finest poems at Mumbai's Prithvi Theatre. ...
  • Sheen poetry, lean and mean, hot on eBay 14-03-2011 07:21 PM

    New York: Charlie Sheen doesn't have a deal yet for a planned memoir, but a book of poems he self-published 20 years ago is a hot item on eBay. Bidding for an initialed copy of "A Peace of My Mind," long out of print, had reached nearly $600 on the...
  • Jo Shapcott wins Costa Book of the Year Award 28-01-2011 03:58 PM

    London: Poet Jo Shapcott has won Britain's lucrative Costa Book Award for "On Mutability," a collection that draws on her experience with breast cancer. Shapcott said she was shocked to take the 30,000-pound ($48,000) prize, more often won by novelists. She said late Tuesday the book was "a series of...
  • Homage in Poetry: A princess among the despots 28-12-2007 01:38 PM

    Nagpur: The Vidarbha Cricket Association, host of the World Cup match between India and South Africa, apologised for the inconvenience caused to cricket fans during ticket sales on Tuesday. "We are extremely sorry for inconveniences to cricket fans who had turned up in large numbers for the lower denomination tickets,"...
  • Cong takes dig at MK over his poem for LTTE leader 17-11-2007 11:03 PM

    Centurion: South Africa had India firmly on the mat at stumps on day two of the first Test at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on Friday with Jacques Kallis and Hashim Amla helping the team take a 230-run lead. At stumps Kallis was unbeaten on 102, while Amla was batting...
  • I too have feelings, says 'poet' Modi 08-04-2007 02:57 PM

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  • Ramayan scholar to write poem on Big B 02-01-2007 04:16 PM

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  • Look what Big B's going to get this yr 01-01-2007 11:41 PM

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  • Book of Vajpayee's poems released 26-12-2006 04:58 PM

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