Urdu

Urdu, an exquisite language, entangled in Indian politics

Urdu, an exquisite language, entangled in Indian politics

"Woh zabaan jo iss sarzameen se upaji Wahi zabaan apne vatan mein begaani ho gayee"(The language that originated from this very soil/Is n...Read More

Oxford University 'family guide' in Hindi, Urdu and Bengali

Oxford University 'family guide' in Hindi, Urdu and Bengali

London: The University of Oxford is planning to issue a new 'family guide' translated into Hindi, Urdu and Bengali to reach out to ethnic...Read More

Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Salman Khan to come together to promote Urdu language

Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Salman Khan to come together to promote Urdu language

The Government seem to have taken a strong stand now owing the promotions of the Urdu language. Amidst many other languages that India is...Read More

Holi hues in Urdu poetry

Holi hues in Urdu poetry

The whole world is in a flux and the sub-continent is witnessing the most volatile upheavals in the name of religion. At this juncture of...Read More

Mumbai: What the schoolteacher recommends – Bedside Ghalib for TB patients

Mumbai: What the schoolteacher recommends – Bedside Ghalib for TB patients

Mumbai: A primary school teacher from an Urdu medium school has donated over 100 books in Urdu to the government-run Sewri TB Hospital fo...Read More

Malala makes first trip to Pakistan since Taliban attack, meets Pak PM

Malala makes first trip to Pakistan since Taliban attack, meets Pak PM

Islamabad : A visibly emotional Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan on Wednesday, saying that she had dreamed about retu...Read More

Sukhan offers fervent audience a majestic ocean of Urdu literature and poetry to dive into

Sukhan offers fervent audience a majestic ocean of Urdu literature and poetry to dive into

When Ketaki Latkar heard Sukhan – an amalgam of Sufi music, Urdu poetry, story-telling, ghazals and nazms – she had no option but to spre...Read More

Playwrights, artists recall Tom Alter’s acting skills, love for language

Playwrights, artists recall Tom Alter’s acting skills, love for language

Bhopal: Tom Alter may have walked off the stage forever but he has left a permanent imprint on it. The actor who died from skin cancer on...Read More

Supreme Court asks Centre to include Urdu in NEET from 2018-19 onwards

Supreme Court asks Centre to include Urdu in NEET from 2018-19 onwards

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to include Urdu as a language in the NEET exam, the common test for admission into...Read More

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Pigeon flies in with ‘message’ for PM Narendra Modi

Pathankot : A pigeon, apparently from across the border, was taken into custody after a letter written in Urdu and addressed to Prime Min...Read More

Info blackout, crack down  on newspapers in Kashmir

Info blackout, crack down on newspapers in Kashmir

Most Srinagar-based dailies fail to hit stands

Urdu is alive and moving ahead with times: Gulzar

Urdu is alive and moving ahead with times: Gulzar

New Delhi: Noted lyricist-poet Gulzar says that contrary to the believe that Urdu is dying, the language is alive and moving ahead with t...Read More

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ACE Pak writer Intizar Husain Passes away

Lahore : Intizar Husain, a veteran India-born Urdu short story writer, poet and journalist died here. He was 93.

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UP bars men with two wives from becoming Urdu teachers

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has barred men with two wives from applying for the post of Urdu teachers in schools, a move that h...Read More

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‘Demolish myth of Urdu being language of Muslims’

BHOPAL : Demolishing the myth that Urdu is only the language of Muslims would pave the way of the development of the language and increas...Read More

Indian Union government’s official language policy flawed

Indian Union government’s official language policy flawed

Hindi in Devanagari script is the official language of the Indian Union government and some state governments. It derives its primacy fro...Read More

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Urdu in Marathi schools…but only in Muslim dominated distts

Mumbai : Only Marathi schools in Muslim dominated districts will have the facility to teach Urdu from the new academic year, education mi...Read More

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Govt to teach Marathi in minority schools

Mumbai : The government is planning to conduct Marathi foundation courses in non-Marathi schools to increase the percentage of minorities...Read More

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Malayalam, Urdu to be included in UAE Identity Authority web

Dubai: Five more foreign languages includingMalayalam and Urdu, would be included to the UAE’s website ofidentity authority to make its s...Read More

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