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Vice-President presents Nai Duniya Awards

Indian Vice-President M. Hamid Ansari on Friday presented the 'Nai Duniya Awards for Excellence in Urdu Journalism" to outstanding media persons in Urdu Journalism at a function here.The awards instituted by Urdu Weekly Nai Duniya will be given every year in different categories.Addressing on the occasion, Ansari called for inclusion of technology in the promotion of Urdu language among new generation...
Source : Newkerala |
Category : National | City : New Delhi

Grave injustice done against Urdu and Punjabi languages by associating them with Muslims and Sikhs

Grave injustice done against Urdu and Punjabi languages by associating them with Muslims and SikhsGrave injustice has been done to two national languages viz. "Urdu" and "Punjabi" by associating them with Muslims and Sikhs respectively. This is taking a very narrow view of the issue involved."Urdu" is not a language ofMuslims only. It is the language of all Indians irrespective of theirreligion and...
Source : Merinews |
Category : National

IIMC commences course in Urdu journalism

enhance the skill of media professionals working in Urdu language, the Indian Institute of Mass Communication has begun a five-month Diploma Course in Urdu Journalism.The course intends to improve proficiency of journalists working in Urdu language newspapers and capabilities of media professionals in the language, the I&B ministry said in a statement here.The initiative was taken after I&B minister...
Source : Zeenews |
Category : National | City : New Delhi

Now Javed Akhtar's poetry in French

poetry has now been translated into French. This is the first time that any Indian poet's works in Urdu have been translated into French.Akhtar, 68, was recently at the University Of Paris for the release of the French translations of his Urdu works and thanked two ladies Vidya Venkatesh and Anne Sinha, for making this possible."It was most unexpected. To find my literary, non-film Urdu poems being...
Source : Prokerala |
Category : Entertainment | City : National

First Urdu law dictionary released

Mumbai: 'Kanoon Lugat', an Urdu law dictionary, billed as a first of its kind in the country, was released here today in the presence of legal luminaries.The dictionary, encompassing 52,000 legal terms, has been translated in Urdu for the first time, said chief translator and Supreme Court advocate Muhammad Irshad Hanif, at a function here.Advocate Hanif has also translated Indian Penal Code and Indian...
Source : Zeenews |
Category : National | City : Mumbai

Book on contemporary Urdu writings from India, Pakistan

Thirty translated stories from contemporary Indian and Pakistani Urdu writers that are based on human dilemmas have been compiled in a new book "New Urdu Writings from India and Pakistan".The anthology, edited by author and writer Rakhshanda Jalil, was launched in the national capital Monday by writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar. Published by Tranquebar, the collection comprises 15 short stories each from...
Source : Newkerala |
Category : NRI | City : New Delhi

Book on contemporary Urdu writings from India, Pakistan

Thirty translated stories from contemporary Indian and Pakistani Urdu writers that are based on human dilemmas have been compiled in a new book "New Urdu Writings from India and Pakistan".The anthology, edited by author and writer Rakhshanda Jalil, was launched in the national capital Monday by writer-lyricist. Published by Tranquebar, the collection comprises 15 short stories each from Indian and...
Source : Prokerala |
Category : National | City : National

Tom Alter smitten by 'beauty of Urdu'

Thespian Tom Alter said that he learnt Urdu from his American Christian missionary father and read the Holy Bible in the language during his childhood days.Alter recited five verses from the Bible in fluent Urdu in front of a huge and surprised audience, which roared in approval, at the inaugural of the All India Urdu Book Fair held as part of the 10-day Urdu Festival here Saturday night."How can Urdu...
Source : Headlinesindia |
Category : Entertainment

Prince of Arcot calls for Urdu development

Prince of Arcot Nawab Mohammed Abdul Ali today called for protection, development and progress of Urdu language by all those who are deeply attached and interested in its promotion. Inaugurating a two-day National Urdu Seminar on 'The Concept of Gender Equality in Urdu Literature' at the JBAS College here, the Prince said Urdu langugage and its literature must be protected and developed since 'it was...
Source : Chennaionline |
Category : City | City : Chennai

Of mushairas and Urdu poetry in an era gone by

While Hyderabad has transformed into an urban metropolis, mushairas and Urdu poetry have survived the test of time. Mohd.Ahmed Shakeb, historian and Urdu-Persian scholar, traces the history of Urdu poetry in HyderabadDuring Nizam's time, Urdu had a very special position — it was spoken by everyone, everywhere. All sign boards, shops, post offices, hospitals, railway stations were written exclusively...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : Life Style