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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?

    Before I go further in sharing my views on Columeau’s work, I want to thank another promising fiction writer, Saima Iram, for introducing me to Columeau...

    The more culturally distant the languages of the speaker/writer, the more complex are the ways in which language is manifested...

  • Guenter Grass, German writer who took on Nazi past, dies at 87

    “It’s my opinion that every writer who has really read Guenter Grass is in his debt,” the American novelist John Irving wrote in a tribute for Grass’s 80th birthday published in the Frankfurter Rundschau newspaper in 2007...

    The writer’s aim was always to place the atrocities of Nazism at the core of the German national debate, as with his role in denouncing the election of Christian Democrat Kurt Georg Kiesinger as chancellor in...

  • In historical fiction, top-selling Turkish writer offers modern critique

    ISTANBUL: Best-selling Turkish crime writer Ahmet Umit may have set his latest novel in the final years of the Ottoman Empire, but he says its themes are very much of the present day: a drift towards authoritarianism and erosion of freedom of expression...

    “Today the economy is deteriorating, rule of law is retreating, and we see a trend towards authoritarianism ...

  • Germany welcomes release of writer sought by Turkey

    BERLIN: Germany welcomed the release on Sunday of a German writer detained in Spain on a Turkish warrant and accused Turkey of abusing the international system used to hunt down fugitives...

    Turkish-born writer Dogan Akhanli, who has German citizenship, was arrested on Saturday while on holiday in southern Spain...

  • The coming of age of a writer

    Whether it be the nineteenth-century women writers like Charlotte and Emily Bronte, or even a writer who is a social worker such as Maitreyee Devi, or the fate suffered by Taslima Nasreen, the expression of female sexual desire has been met with disapproval and even opprobrium...

  • One year on, questions about Christian writer Nahed Hattar’s murder remain unanswered

    Hands up those readers who remember this feisty, eloquent, provocative and brilliant writer’s death?Alas, so many massacres and eviscerations now shake the Middle East, so many “sauvageries” are committed against Muslims as well as Christians, that I make an admission...

    Security officials then assured the writer that he was safe — when he was clearly still at great risk...

  • Story Time: The writer

    On the contrary, Ali loved English literature and he wanted to become a writer in the future...

    Ali tried to tell about his dream of becoming a writer, but he didn’t have the courage to utter anything...

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