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Shoaib – Dr. Monika Show on S&S Radio, Cornwall ON

Shoaib - Dr. Monika Show on S&S Radio, Cornwall ON

Shoaib – Dr. Monika Show on S&S Radio, Cornwall ON August 19, 2019, Cornwall – A joint venture by Shoaib Sadiq and Dr. Monika Spolia, The Shoaib – Dr. Monika Show, is a great success. One of its kind, the show takes a lighter tone on everyday issues and realities amongst South-Asians and other communities alike. “There was a dire ...

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Holi Celebrations in Cornwall – March 24, 2019

Holi Hai - Holi Celebrations in Cornwall - March 24, 2019

Holi Celebrations in Cornwall – March 24, 2019 1 pm sharp at the Public Library, Cornwall 45 Second Street East, Cornwall, ON  K6H 1Y3 Poetry Reading in Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and English. Snacks & Lunch. All are Welcome but seats are limited. Please RSVP at 514-999-8402 or email at monika@citpinc.biz                  

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Qindeel Jafery Fights Against Corruption in Arts Council Karachi

Qindeel Jafery, member of Art Forum Panel Karachi

Qindeel Jafery Fights Against Corruption in Arts Council Karachi Cornwall, January 15, 2019 – Arts Council Karachi is for the progress of artists but it is not possible when some opportunists gain control over prestigious positions in society and use them for their own selfish gain. “The Arts Council Karachi has become a business. A single person has the sole ...

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Cornwall novelist reaching out to transform negatives into positives

Shoaib Sadiq of Cornwall, an accomplished novelist and a poet

Cornwall novelist reaching out to transform negatives into positives (Published on September 19, 2018 in Cornwall Seaway News ) CORNWALL, Ontario – Shoaib Sadiq, a long-time Cornwall resident, is a man with a mission. This accomplished novelist and poet is determined to transform negatives into positives. “I get sad when I see bad things in our society and particularly around me,” he ...

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डिवाइड एंड रूल (Divide and Rule – Benefits of Displacement)

This is actually an Indian poem/joke on the harm that ‘divide and rule’ policy has caused. From anthropological point of view, it is actually about displacement. How easily people lose perspective as soon as they start ‘earning money’ in currency in exchange for anything they do! This happens not only in India but right here at home wherever you might be. ...

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राज़दार (Raazdar)

     राज़दार छुपा कर राज़दार ज़ख़्म सीने में ख़ामोश रहे लब मेरे परेशां हूँ आँखों ने सब कह ही दिया मेरी तबाही की लकीरें थी मेरे ही हाथों में बुझ गए मोहब्बत के चिराग मेरे हाथों से हैरान हूँ अब परिंदों ने भी छोड़ ही दिया शिकवा कर भी नहीं सकता तक़दीर से दोस्त ने ही बेवफाई इलज़ाम सरे ...

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Women’s Day Celebrated by Naach Bollywood – Hosted by Ambica Sharma, Bollywood Dance Instructor

Ambica Sharma (Dance Instructor at Naach Bollywood) with her student, Ipsita

Women’s Day Celebrated by Naach Bollywood Hosted by Ambica Sharma, Bollywood Dance Instructor March 24, 2018, Montreal – Montreal’s Bollywood lovers enjoyed celebrating women with some Bollywood masala. Ambica Sharma, the dance instructor of Naach Bollywood, organized an amazing program of dances, singing and poetry. Ambica Sharma welcomed the guests. A chart was placed by the entrance where everyone could ...

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Poetry in Hindi – शेयरो शायरी – कुछ तुम कहो कुछ हम कहें

An Evening

शेयरो शायरी – कुछ तुम कहो कुछ हम कहें    हद-ए-शहर से निकली तो गांव-गांव चली। कुछ यादें मेरे संग पांव-पांव चली। सफ़र जो धूप का किया तो तजुर्बा हुआ। वो ज़िंदगी ही क्या जो छांव-छांव चली। ए बुरे वक़त ! ज़रा अदब से पेश आ !! वक़्त ही कितना लगता है वक़्त बदलने में… मिली थी ज़िंदगी, किसी के ...

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Diwali

Diwali

Diwali Diwali aye Diwali aye Diwali aye re Diye jaga kar Khushiyan mana kar Hum ne Manie re Diwali aye, Diwali aye, Diwali aye re Rang birange kapde phen kar Taja swadist biyanjan le Kar Pooja ki thali sajie re Ik dusre ko de Badhai re Diwali aye, Diwali aye, Diwali aye re Gile sikve peche chode kar Purane khate ...

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2017 GGBooks winners announced – Provocative, poetic, original: 14 books that will be on every reading list this year

CHERIE DIMALINE 2017 - GGBooks winner

2017 GGBooks winners announced Provocative, poetic, original: 14 books that will be on every reading list this year Ottawa, November 1, 2017 – The Canada Council for the Arts today announced the winners of the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Awards. From 70 finalists, the peer assessors have chosen 14 outstanding winning titles in English and French. With new work by established authors, illustrators ...

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