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  • LITERARY NOTES: Master Ramchandr: pioneer of Urdu essay writing

    IT is a pity that many books written on the history of Urdu language and literature do not mention, for one reason or the other, some authors who had contributed to the promotion of both Urdu language and literature...

    Master Ramchandr is one such author and Urdu’s literary history has not only ignored him but has almost forgotten him...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Literary Notes: Two books on origin and history of Urdu language

    IN a recent meeting held at a university to discuss the curriculum for the teachers’ education programme, it was hotly debated whether or not Urdu was a ‘lashkari zaban’ or the so-called ‘camp-language’...

    Some professors from Karachi University’s Urdu department objected to the incorrect, age-old theory being taught to the new teachers...

  • Literary Notes: A history of women’s Urdu periodicals

    WOMEN’S role in Urdu literature and journalism of the 18th and 19th centuries has largely remained unsung...

    The tazkiras — or the biographical and critical accounts of Urdu poets and their poetry, which were written in 18th and 19th centuries — generally did not make any mention of women poets...

  • LITERARY NOTES: A 200-year-old Urdu book on Assam’s history finally published

    Dr Jameel Jalibi has noted in the third volume of his Tareekh-i-adab-i-Urdu that the FWC was established in an effort to strengthen the British rule by teaching the local languages to its young officers sent from Britain to India...

    It worked as a stimulus for the Urdu language and literature as well, and a large number of Urdu books were written and published at the FWC, many of them being translations from Persian and Arabic... ...

  • Red tape may affect speech, essay writing contests

    LAHORE: Red-tapism within the Punjab School Education Department may have an effect on the speech and essay writing competitions 2015, launched by the chief minister with the aim to empower both male and female students to combat the menace of terrorism in the country...

    “It has come to the notice of the competent authority that the instructions regarding speech and essay writing competitions are not being conveyed to lower formation…...

  • ESSAY: WHAT MAKES US UNIQUE

    Pakistani Urdu literature possesses some very distinctive features...

    These features not only lend unique colours to Urdu literature written in Pakistan after independence, but also set it apart from the Urdu literature written in India during the last 70 years...

  • ESSAY: MARX, MATRICIDE AND MIND CONTROL

    ” The only person capable of foiling these plans is Major Bennett Marco (Frank Sinatra), who along with Shaw was brainwashed to forget the three days in Manchuria during which their platoon was experimented upon, but whose recurring nightmares about the event have enabled him to realise that a nefarious plot is afoot...

    Since the onset of the Korean War there had circulated numerous scare stories about American prisoners of war being...

  • ESSAY: THE ELIA PARADOX

    ”Where did this anarchist come from? Elia was born in Amroha, British India, in 1931, in a home that buzzed with discussions and debates on science, philosophy, art, astronomy, religion and history...

    The melancholy that culminated in him coughing up blood translated into acerbity in his work, unsurpassed in the history of Urdu poetry...

  • ESSAY: THE MAN WHO BECAME A MOVEMENT

    He is credited for originating the two-nation theory, founding the Aligarh Movement and being a founding father of Pakistan, but less celebrated are his achievements in providing a modern, scientific and rational interpretation of Islam and the Holy Quran, as well as his debates on culture that — in the face of stern opposition from fundamentalists and detractors — sowed the seeds of enlightenment and progress...

    Buckle had tried to...

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