• Urdu
    population of Indian-administered Kashmir, as official languages alongside English. The importance of Urdu in the Muslim world is visible in the Holy cities of Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia, where most informational signage is written in Arabic, English and Urdu, and sometimes in other languages...
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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...
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  • 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...
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  • English Urdu Relationship
    , besides Urdu. Urdu should also become the main language of academic discourse and the medium of instruction nationally for humanities, physical and social science subjects, etc. at the higher levels of education. The importance of English can and should not be undermined. It is and will remain the...
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  • languages of pakistan
    language of educated people. English medium schools do not give importance to Urdu which it deserves as national language. For the promotion of Urdu, Anjuman Taraqqi-i-Urdu, National Language Authority and Urdu Science College board have done good work. Urdu Science College was established in...
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  • Importance of English
    language of internet which you are using right now. of-course  you have knowledge about English language that's why you are here reading my post. Although Urdu is the official language of Pakistan but English is the language which is formally used in all private and government offices. One reason of...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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  • Urdu Hindi Controversy
    of Urdu and considered it as an identity marker for the Indian Muslims. It was a “conscious effort” on part of the members of the League as they would talk about the importance of the language to build a separate nation for the Muslims. Therefore, at the fifteenth session of the Provincial Education...
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  • New Trends in Pakistani Media
    and kidnapping. Previously, news of this nature was never covered by the radio and the television in their news bulletins. English language newspapers, too, hardly accommodated stories pertaining to such crimes. It was only the Urdu press which used to report such happenings. However, these days...
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  • Anita Desai
    remains of Urdu, hunt it out and kill it” (IC 4243) . In Custody draws our attention to the importance of Urdu which was: “the language of the court in the days of royalty – now languishes in the back lanes and gutters of the city. No place for it to live in the style to which it is accustomed, no...
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  • Press in Subcountinent
    Urdu newspapers emerged in corner-to-corner of the sub-continent. Some significant factors behind the progress of Urdu journalism were that: a. In 1830, East India Company declared Urdu the official language of small government institutions and court of law. So, the importance of Urdu increased...
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  • Importance of English in Pakistan
    a shift from the Urdu medium system of education to the English system because it's the need of the hour. Since independence, Urdu was promoted to become the language to be used in all factions of the country. However as time passed people started realizing that international standards required...
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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...
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  • Munshi Premchand
    irregular and communalistic manner, for in the recent couple of months his ever-so-independent pen has been busily striving to tear that institution down. The Hindustani Academy was established for the strengthening and development of both Urdu and Hindi, and prominent figures from the two languages...
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  • English a Medium of Instruction
    English a Medium of Instruction A question we are still grappling with in Pakistan after 60 years is, what 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...
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  • English- the Need of Today
    national language. They think that translations of books of all disciplines can enrich Urdu. They also posses fear that English language’s dominancy declines the importance of Urdu language and weakens the national language’s cause. I really don’t agree with all of these supportive statements because...
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  • Language Learning Principles
    has ruled for years and is still deeply rooted in the system. Pakistan's national language is Urdu. Here both types of medium of instruction exist Urdu as well as English. Despite the fact that its national language is Urdu, English as a medium of instruction carries more importance, status and...
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  • The Status and Role of Regional Languages in Higher Education in Pakistan
    Pakistan Sabiha Mansoor Centre of English Language, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan Pakistan, as a multilingual country, faces numerous problems in language planning in higher education. There are concerns about the limited role of regional languages, lack of required materials in Urdu, and...
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