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    1965 War Between India And Pakistan In Urdu

  • TV channels’ nightmarish Urdu pronunciation and an Urdu pronouncing dictionary

    URDU pronunciation of some Pakistani TV channels is giving nightmares to many, though the owners and anchors of those channels may not even be aware how mercilessly they have been slaughtering our national language...

    Aside from intermingling English words and phrases with their Urdu conversation, these innocent anchors mispronounce many Urdu words, sometime rendering the sentence ridiculously incorrect...

  • No space for war between Pakistan and India, says DG ISPR

    Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said on Monday that there was no space for war between Pakistan and India, two nuclear powers of the sub-continent...

    There were 1881 violations recorded in 2017 alone, which left 52 dead and 254 injured, he said...

  • India’s propaganda and 1965 war

    IT is ironic that this year the Indian government is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its ‘victory’ in the 1965 war, though various accounts of their own diplomats, scholars and researchers make it clear that it was a deadlock before the UN declared a ceasefire on September 22, 1965...

    Jaswant Singh, one of India’s topmost diplomats who has served as the finance and the defence minister in his book, India at Risk — Mistakes,...

  • Gboard introduces Roman Urdu to Urdu feature

    Google has recently launched its Roman Urdu to Urdu Google Keyboard (Gboard) feature for both Android and iOS...

    pk's (TJ) review, Gboard’s Roman Urdu to Urdu feature is smart and accurately translates Roman Urdu text into Urdu script in real time...

  • Teen Navilet: French in Urdu, or Urdu in French?

    It happens very seldom in the literary history of a language that a non-native speaker produces creative writing that bears the hallmark of a literary style that is honed over years of studying and absorbing classical literature in that language...

    In Columeau’s case, French and its Provencal dialect are his native languages, and Urdu and Punjabi the languages that he speaks with native fluency...

  • Khwaja Khizr: The saint who 'saved' Rohri, Sukkur and Lansdowne Bridge during the 1965 War

    I could see the cities of Rohri and Sukkur sprawling on both sides of the river...

    I was lost in thought as we were speeding by Rohri and its beautiful pre-Partition houses and their enigmatic wooden balconies, when I heard our driver ask me “Adi, do you know how this bridge and cities were saved during the 1965 War?”“No, I don’t,” I replied, rather ashamed of my lack of general knowledge...

  • If breaks out, Pakistan-India war may spiral into a world war, warns Khurshid

    SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah has warned that a full-scale war between Pakistan and India, if takes place, is bound to turn into a third world war and cause a huge loss of life and massive destruction in the region...

    Speaking to the media at his residence here on Friday, Mr Shah ruled out possibility of a war between the two countries observing that [Indian Prime Minister Narendra]...

  • Tug of war between ECP and PTI deepens

    ISLAMABAD: A tug of war between the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf deepened on Thursday when Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) retired Justice Sardar Mohammad Raza refused to meet PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry...

    The PTI chief has criticised the commission several times in the past and even accused it of being biased and partial...

  • War of words between Rangers and MQM over fresh arrests

    KARACHI: A Rangers claim that the paramilitary force was arresting the “sector in charges and unit in charges of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement because its Tanzeemi committee was organising a militant wing” was on Sunday rejected by the MQM, which criticised the Rangers’ intelligence and said the body they were talking about had been disbanded long ago...

    Apparently, in response to MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s allegations that the Rangers...

  • PAF & 1965 war

    ANOTHER year, another September and one’s mind goes back half a century...

    Instead of taking cover during an air raid, Lahoris would be on the rooftops and cheer their heroes in the skies...

  • Modi govt plans 1965 war carnival

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rightwing Hindu nationalist government has ordered India’s armed forces to organise a ‘carnival’ to mark 50 years of a war with Pakistan in 1965, The Telegraph reported on Tuesday...

    The Kolkata-based paper said the three-week long event is set to reignite a debate on whether India lost on the negotiating table what it won on the battlefield...

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