• The Origin of the Urdu Language
    The Origin of the Urdu Language: The national language of the Pakistani people or our ‘qaumi zuban’ is interestingly, one that most of us learn as a second language. Unlike our first language, it is learnt primarily as a written phenomenon. In primary schools, the child encounters its alphabet ‘alif...
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  • languages of pakistan
    Q: What steps to foster the growth of Urdu has the government taken? [4] ANS: The government has taken steps to foster the growth of Urdu. It is the medium of instructions in many educational institutions in Pakistan. A dictionary of office terms in Urdu has been published and steps have been taken...
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  • Urdu
    The term 'Urdu' and its origin The term Urdu derives from a Turkish word ordu meaning camp or army. The Urdu language developed between the Muslim soldiers of the Mughals armies who belonged to various ethnicities like Turks, Arabs, Persians, Pathans, Balochis, Rajputs, Jats and Afghans. These soldiers...
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  • urdu asa basis of national unity
    Every nation needs some marks of identity. Language is also amark of identification of any nation. Pakistan is a federation of four provinces and its national language is URDU. URDU- THE NATIONAL LANGUAGE OF PAKISTAN Urdu is our national language. It has played an importyant role in the articulation...
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  • English Urdu Relationship
    The Urdu-English Relationship and Its Impact on Pakistan’s Social Development* Introduction Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any wool? Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full, One for my master, one for the dame, And one for the little boy who lives down the lane. The black sheep run the country. The...
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  • Importance of English
    Translation in Urdu is Important If you want to learn something so you need to learn English first. but when the thing comes about English translation in Urdu then I’ll say that everyone understands and enjoys the things when they come in his or her mother tong , Even English is a language of internet...
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  • Urdu Hindi Controversy
    Language has been known as a symbol of identity since a long time. It is considered as a gelling force to keep the communities united. Urdu was the official language of the sub-continent and was spoken and used by both, Hindus and Muslims. All groups had contributed towards the development of the language...
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  • Language Learning
    1. The power of language | Magzines | DAWN.COM “I  am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of nations.” — Samuel Johnson It was the 4th annual “Zia Mohyeddin’s Ezaaz baraaey  She’r o Nasr Khwaani” competition for reciting Urdu prose and poetry on Jan 20, 2011...
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  • History of Bangladesh
    The question as to what would be the state language of Pakistan was raised immediately after its creation. Muslim scholars and leaders logically believed that Urdu, only spoken by 7%, should be the lingua franca because it had gained a reputation as the cultural symbol of subcontinental Muslims. However...
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  • New Trends in Pakistani Media
    New trends in Pakistani media THE decade of the 1990s was of great importance in the history of the media in Pakistan. It was in this decade that the electronic media which had been a monopoly of the state since its inception was opened up to the private sector. This great measure created an environment...
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  • Role of Language and Script in Raising the Religious Revivalism in Colonial Punjab Ayesha Tabbasum
    Role of Language and Script in Raising the Religious Revivalism in Colonial Punjab aYESHA TABBASUM The language played the significant role in the creation of identities among the major communities in pr-parathion India. The Urdu language had developed as a common language among all the communities...
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  • Importance of English in Pakistan
    As time is passing, the language of the English men and Americans seems to grow in significance. English is becoming the most common form of communication in the world and most of the countries in the world have their academic curriculum being taught in English. It is time for Pakistan to also make a...
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  • Munshi Premchand
    munshi premchand Munshi Premchand THE PHARAOHS OF URDU* Mr. Niyaz Fatehpuri is a prominent Urdu journalist;[1] in other words, he possesses a God-given talent for writing inflammatory words. Further, despite his nationalist claims, he is breathtakingly bold when it comes to expressing communal...
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  • Post Colonial Impact in Anita Desai’s in Custody
    Post Colonial Impact on Urdu Language Lovers in Anita Desai’s In Custody Dr.A.CHANDRA BOSE, PhD., Assistant Professor of English The Madura College (Autonomous) Madurai, Tamilnadu -625 011 boseac@gmail.com Introduction Anita...
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  • Anita Desai
    potential for diverse interpretations of the sign according to particular social and historical contexts. This chance to uncover the playfulness of language brings to the fore the notion of ‘oppositional reading’ which gives room for multiplicities of meaning that audiences can choose to attach to a text...
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  • English a Medium of Instruction
    should be the language of instruction in our schools? In Dhaka Quid-e-azam said “let me make it very clear to you that the state language of Pakistan is going to be Urdu and no other language. Anyone who tries to mislead you is really the enemy of Pakistan. Without one state language, no nation can...
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  • Press in Subcountinent
    NEWSPAPERS: The language of educated people in the sub-continent was Persian. But the British disliked it because it preserved the memories of Muslim’s power of influence afresh. So, they promoted Urdu language and financially assisted in its publication * Jam-e-Jahan Numa: First printed Urdu newspaper...
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  • English- the Need of Today
    Urdu is our national language. Being Pakistani we all adore our mother tongue but I have always seen extreme Urdu lovers advocating steps to decrease the dominancy of English language. In their view highest creative levels can not be achieved in a foreign language; they can only be achieved in a national...
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  • Ideology of Pakistan
    principles/elements of the ideological foundation of Pakistan. 1. Islam 2. Two Nation Theory 3. Territorial Land 4. Democratic System 5. Urdu Language 1. Islam, a Nation-Building Force: Pakistan came into being on the basis of Islam. It was only Islam, which galvanized Muslims and lined them...
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  • Language Learning Principles
     LANGUAGE LEARNING PRINCIPLES RESEARCH WORK Submission Date: Tuesday 29th October, 2013. Major: Applied Linguistics. Semester: 3 What issues/problems do FA/FSC; BA/BSC Students face...
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