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    Renowned Urdu poet Tarannum Riyaz succumbs to COVID-19

    Noted Urdu poet and author Tarannum Riyaz passed away on Thursday at a hospital in Delhi, battling COVID-19. Her husband, Riyaz Punjabi, who was former Kashmir University vice-chancellor, had passed away in the…

  • Tid BitsUproar over Panjab varsity calling Urdu 'foreign language'

    Now enjoy Urdu Poetry on Amazon Alexa, courtesy Rekhta

    NEW DELHI: Rekhta Foundation on Friday launched its own Amazon Alexa skill where poetry lovers can enjoy hundreds of Urdu poems and shers (couplets) according to poets and genres like love, sadness…

  • IndiaRekhta claims digitising 90,000 Urdu titles

    Rekhta claims digitising 90,000 Urdu titles

    NEW DELHI: It’s a virtual library where some 90,000 titles in Urdu – including the Mahabharata and the Quran, as also autobiographies, fiction, travelogues, translations, manuscripts and pop magazines – have been…

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