Archive for February, 2011

Shamsur Rahman Faruqi plagiarises Dr. Abu Mohammad Sahar’s book

February 16, 2011 4 comments

Shamsur Rahman Faruqi plagiarises
Dr. Abu Mohammad Sahar’s book

Shamsur Rahman Faruqi may be a big name in Urdu criticism but a new book has exposed him over the matters lifted by him to write his books and articles. It is alleged  Shamsur Rahman Faruqi has been lifting material from various articles and books and then presenting them in somewhat new shape to own credit of the original idea. The most glaring example, is lifting of matter from the famous book of Dr Abu Mohammad Sahar titled Urdu Imla Aur Uski Islaah.The plagiarism came to light when Shamsur Rehman Faruqui’s book “Urdu Ka Ibtidai Zamana” was published. Soon after, literary persons of Bhopal raised a hue and cry over the matter. Some people even wanted to sue Shamsur Rehman Faruqui for copyright infringement but Dr Abu Mohammad Sahar, who was a saintly person, prevented them doing so. Interestingly, Shamsur Rehman Farqui had admitted that his book “Urdu Ka Ibtidai Zamana”  is akin to the book of Dr Abu Mohammad Sahar. Read more…

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Atif Javed congrats Ata-ul-Haq Qasmi

February 7, 2011 Leave a comment
Noted Urdu satirist and writer Ata-ul-Haq Qasmi has turned 68. Famous  poet and editor of Husn–e-Bayan , Lahore Atif Javed Atif (right) presented a bouquet to Ata-ul-Haq Qasmi on his birthday during a function held at Al-hamrah arts council (Adabi Baithak) Lahore. Speaking on the occasion, Ata-ul-Haq Qasmi said, “he said on this occasion “I am still an 18 years old boy, with 50 years of experience. (Courtesy Ata-ul-Haq Qasmi’s resume in “Urdu poets and writers of world” and “world’s poets and writers”. (See also ‘Atif Javed’s page’ on
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Roas Mumtaz Na’at-e-Pak

February 3, 2011 Leave a comment

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