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Legendary poet and songwriter Leonard Cohen dies at 82

MONTREAL: Leonard Cohen, the storied musician and poet hailed as one of the most visionary artists of his generation, has died at age 82, it was announced on Thursday. "It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard Cohen has passed away. We have lost one of music's most revered and prolific visionaries," read a statement on his Facebook page. Cohen, who was brought up in Montreal but lived in California late in his life, will have a private memorial service in Los Angeles at a…

Legendary poet, linguist Jaun Elia being remembered today

KARACHI - Renowned Urdu poet, philosopher, astrologist, geometrician, scholar and linguist Jaun Elia is being remembered on his 11th death anniversary on Friday. The Government of Pakistan has also issued a memorial post stamp in recognition of Jaun's literary services, which was designed by Salahuddin Haider and Pakistan Security Press Corporation printed it - ARY News reports. Jaun was born on December 14 1931 in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh. He was the youngest of his siblings. His father, Shafiq Hasan Elia, was a renowned…