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  • 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?

    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...

    The cultural gulf between French and Urdu does not split the writer’s imagination, but enriches it in ways that make his work outstanding...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • MQM dissident Kaimkhani calls on Sindhis, Urdu-speakers to unite

    KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) dissident Anis Kaimkhani on Friday called for an end to differences between Urdu-speakers and Sindhis, and emphasised on unity in the province...

    At a press conference alongside Raza Haroon, he said the 'new party' announced earlier this month by former Karachi mayor Mustafa Kamal was not just for Urdu-speaking people...

  • One dead, five injured in attack on ARY News Karachi office

    KARACHI: Violent protesters attacked an ARY News office in the Saddar area of the metropolis on Monday evening, which resulted in clash between police and the angry mob — killing one person and injuring several others...

    Police later confirmed that "MQM workers pelted stones at police officials and the ARY office", adding that they also resorted to aerial firing outside the office...

  • Altaf Hussain is MQM and MQM is Altaf: Wasay Jalil

    KARACHI: The leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement present in London, Wasay Jalil, on Thursday tweeted that the party will not accept any resolution against Altaf Hussain...

    Jalil brushed aside the ‘minus-one formula’ and said “Altaf Hussain is MQM and MQM is Altaf Hussain”...

  • No to minus-one, MQM-Pakistan: London-based MQM leadership

    Professor Dr Hasan Zafar Arif of the London-based Muttahida Qaumi Movement said on Saturday that there was no such thing as MQM-Pakistan, adding that the party could not even conceive the idea of a minus-one formula...

    He added that not only was the MQM chief's apology not accepted, senior MQM leaders based in Karachi betrayed him...

  • Urdu & courts

    THE federal government has informed the Supreme Court that the prime minister has signed an executive order to make it mandatory for the president, prime minister, federal ministers and other official representatives to deliver their speeches in Urdu the country or abroad...

    The apex court was also informed that federal government departments have been asked to translate their policies and rules in Urdu...

  • Satire lightens up Urdu conference mood on penultimate day

    KARACHI: It would be an understatement to suggest that the session dedicated to the popular humorist and satirist Anwar Masood on the third day of the 8th International Urdu Conference brought the house down on Thursday evening...

    Before unleashing a series of quatrains, Masood described the moment of being in the conference as ‘unfaramoshable’ and ‘unbayanable’ (funny coinage of Urdu words that had English prefixes and suffixes,...

  • Banks to take immediate steps for Urdu

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has advised all financial institutions, including banks, to take immediate measures for implementing Urdu as per the directions of the prime minister, said a circular issued on Monday...

    According to Article 251 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the national language is Urdu, and arrangements shall be made to use it for official and other purposes, the circular said... ...

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