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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?

    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...

  • 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 point would be made again a few years later in Richard Hofstadter’s essay ‘The Paranoid Style in American Politics’, which noted that “a fundamental paradox of the paranoid style is the imitation of the enemy...

  • ESSAY: THE ELIA PARADOX

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

    His preface to Shayad is a masterpiece of prose and he also wrote extensively on the history of Arabs before Islam, world religions, Islamic history and Muslim philosophy and translated several books from Persian and Arabic into Urdu...

  • 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...

    ”A comprehensive...

  • ESSAY: THE FUTURE OF MAULA JATT

    I depicted their uncanny similarities first in a 2015 essay, and later in a 2016 viral mashup video of The Dark Knight’s trailer...

    If so many changes continue, at some point you’ll have to ask yourself … why is this movie called Maula Jatt?Maula Jatt (1979) is the most significant film in Pakistan’s history — and not for the best reasons...

  • ESSAY: The seer and the satirist

    In Pakistan, Saadat Hasan Manto was especially marked out by the Progressive Writers Association (PWA) for publication of a haunting series of sketches: Siyah Hashiay, and this created so much bad blood that Manto was eventually expelled from the PWA...

    It contained masterpieces like ‘Peshawar Express’, though I have always thought that the much-underrated short story in this collection ‘Aik Tawaif ka Khat Pandit Nehru aur...

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