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    Lahore History In Hindi

  • Living Colours: ‘Hindi-Urdu is a single spoken language’

    Dr Syed Mohammed Anwer, an advocate of the Supreme Court, launched a unique linguistic, calligraphic art book, SamrupRachna - Calligraphic Expression of ApniBoli[Hindi-Urdu] at the Mother Languages Literature Festival in Islamabad...

    The first of its kind, the book is as much a coffee table art book as a socio-political comment on the fact that Hindi and Urdu are a single spoken language...

  • Data Science Lab in Pakistan makes Urdu-Hindi Dictionary

    The Data Science Lab (DSL) at Lahore’s Information Technology University has made an application called the Urdu-Hindi Dictionary which can help overcome this language barrier and offers a powerful custom search that will enable you to find the translation of any word in Arabic, Urdu, Hindi or English...

    More than 542 million people on the planet speak either Hindi or Urdu which makes them one of the most common languages spoken... ...

  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the violence-stricken Jamaica of the 1970s and ’80s (the story moves further ahead)...

    Here’s how A Brief History of Seven Killings moves into first gear by virtue of...

  • City Diary: Beautification of Lahore to reflect culture, history and tradition

    The divisional administration’s policy to involve the National College of Arts (NCA), University of Engineering and Technology (UET), the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA), Parks and Horticulture Authority and others in planning, designing and executing small pilot schemes for the city’s beautification in view of its natural, cultural, heritage and historical values is a right step in the right direction...

    Currently, various...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • History on line as Djokovic, Federer get Wimbledon under way

    LONDON: World number one Novak Djokovic and 17-time major winner Roger Federer get Wimbledon under way on Monday with history beckoning for the two Grand Slam A-listers...

    The 29-year-old defending champion currently holds all four majors and if he wins a third successive Wimbledon title and fourth in all, he will become just the second man in history to win five successive Slams...

  • Turning to history for peace

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office is hosting an exhibition of priceless artefacts from Mehergarh, Indus Valley and Gandhara civilisations with an aim to highlight Pakistan’s contribution to regional civilisations and cultures...

    The exhibition titled ‘Ancient Pakistan’ includes about 80 pieces which were brought in from museums in Harrapa, Karachi, Peshawar and Islamabad and they all illustrate the influence of ancient civilisations in...
  • Saddam, Mehmood hope to make second chance at history count

    In 2013, Saddam and Mehmood were at each end of Khan Research Laboratories’ (KRL) midfield pivot as they created history by reaching the final of the AFC President’s Cup, which was then the continent’s third-tier club competition...

    They did create some history — “an unwanted one”, as Mehmood says — by becoming the first side from the country to reach the final of a continental tournament...

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