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Nov 13, 2017
Remembering Jawaharlal Nehru: Urdu poets saw India's first prime minister as a Christ-like figureContrary to the belief among a few historians that Muslims held Nehru responsible for the Partition and the rioting that followed, a large number of Muslim Urdu poets expressed grief at his death. Almost all the prominent Urdu poets wrote poems praising Nehru and expressing grief at his passing. These poems examine Nehru through their eyes.
Nov 10, 2017
Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao names Urdu second official language of the stateTelangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Thursday announced Urdu as the second official language of the state, said media reports
Nov 01, 2017
Google Doodle commemorates 87th birthday of Urdu author Abdul Qavi DesnaviDesnavi was the head of the Urdu department at the Saifia College in Bhopal, and mentored prominent Urdu writers such as Javed Akhtar and Iqbal Masood.
Oct 18, 2017
Diwali through the words of Nazeer Akbarabadi: Reminder that it's a festival of lights and colour, not a religious affairUrdu poet Nazeer Akbarabadi wrote over a dozen poems on Diwali, with more couplets distributed over a range of poems. In these, he had written about toys and sweets and lights and colour forming an important part of the festivities
Oct 15, 2017
What Will People Say movie review: This Norwegian-Urdu drama is painstakingly craftedWhat Will People Say is a coming-of-age tale that follows a young girl’s tumultuous life as she tries to survive in a world rife with cultural clashes.
Sep 23, 2017
Urdu gets a shot in the arm with Design Fabric's latest project, The Urdu ExhibitDesign Fabric's The Urdu Exhibit traces the origins of the Urdu language, and the painstaking efforts by various artists to keep its legacy alive
Sep 05, 2017
Judi Dench advocates a healthy love life, advises the 'older reader' to never give upJudi Dench is a strong advocate of pursuing an active and healthy sex life, advising fellow octogenarians not to neglect that aspect of their existence
Sep 02, 2017
Pakistan: Gunmen kill two in attack on politician in Karachi after Eid prayers; lawmaker escapes uninjuredPakistani police says two gunmen targeting an ethnic party lawmaker after Eid prayers instead gunned down two others, including a child, in Karachi
Aug 16, 2017
Urdu isn't a language just for Muslims, it is for the entire nation, says Hamid AnsariUrdu was not only the language of Muslims but of the entire country, former Vice President Hamid Ansari said on Tuesday
Aug 14, 2017
Google has added eight additional Indian languages to its voice searchGoogle's new language support will also enhance voice typing on Gboard, helping users to respond to emails on the go and send texts within messaging apps.