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Begum Roquia: the first Indian woman sci-fi writer

Sultana’s Dream a science-fiction was first published in 1905 making it probably the first Indian sci-fi work. It is a short story written by Roquia Sakhawat Hussain. Begum Roquia was born in 1880 at Rangpur which is now in Bangladesh. … Continue reading

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Nine styles of writings

By Amir Khusro From his book Rasail al-Ijaz From the beginning of my youth, I had the desire that I should produce among my fellow writers an epistle, more embellished and rhetorical, and more attractive than the cheeks of the … Continue reading

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Legendary Writer Qurratulain Hyder Passes Away

zamaanaa baRe shauq se sun rahaa thaa ham hii so gaye daastaaN kahte kahte

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