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    History Of Yousafzai In Pakistan Urdu

  • Malala Yousafzai awarded honorary Canadian citizenship

    Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai received honorary citizenship in Canada and became the youngest person to address the country's Parliament...

    Yousafzai was originally scheduled to receive her honorary citizenship in 2014 but the Canadian Parliament was stormed by an armed terrorist that day...

  • Abaseen Yousafzai praised for his lively and purposeful poetry

    PESHAWAR: Participants of a function on Friday showered romantic Pashto poet and senior writer Abaseen Yousafzai with praise for his services to the Pashto literature over the last three decades...

    The members of Pohantoon Adabi Stori, a literary body, gathered at a local hotel here to honour Mr Yousafzai for his contributions to the Pashto language and literature...

  • Malala Yousafzai urges Muslims to unite for peace

    Pakistan's Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, giving a speech on Wednesday in the Emirates, urged Muslims to respect the “true message of Islam” and unite against wars in their countries...

    Malala, who moved to England where she received medical treatment after the shooting, is both admired and hated in her native Pakistan, where some conservatives view her as a Western agent on a mission to shame her country...

  • PM Nawaz, Gen Raheel and Malala Yousafzai among 500 most influential Muslims

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and Malala Yousafzai are among the 'World's 500 Most Influential Muslims' 2017, published by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre...

    The list also names 33 Pakistanis including Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan, Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) Emir Sirajul Haq, human rights activist...

  • PTI’s Yousafzai secures Shangla seat in re-poll

    SHANGLA: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) Shaukat Ali Yousafzai has secured Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s seat PK-23 (Shangla-I) once again by defeating Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) candidate Muhammad Rashad Khan in a re-poll on Monday as a large number of women voters turned out in Shangla district for the first time...

    The Election Commission of Pakistan had declared election in PK-23 null and void as the turnout of women...

  • 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... ...

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