• Birth of Urdu Journalism in the Indian Subcontinent
    Discussing the difficulties in tracing the developments in the language press, J. Natarajan, in his pioneering and famous History of Indian Journalism, said that “an important impediment” was that no “coherent connected” record of progress and growth of the Press was available in each of the...
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  • Saadat Hasan Manto, the Controversial Urdu Short Story Writer
    PRESENTATION ON SAÁDAT HASAN MANTO Of the several hundred stories, the court found only two stories in which he had transgressed the law and was liable for punishment. But his critics and the custodians of society declared Manto to be retrogressive and licentious. Even the so-called "progres...
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  • Urdu English
    The Urdu-English Controversy in Pakistan Author(s): Tariq Rahman Source: Modern Asian Studies, Vol. 31, No. 1 (Feb., 1997), pp. 177-207 Published by: Cambridge University Press Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/312861 . Accessed: 02/03/2011 04:06 Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your a...
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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 sold...
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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 alphabe...
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  • How English Language Has Brought Change to Urdu Language
    As my group and I interviewed Amjad Islam Amjad we got to know several reasons for the changes that English has brought to the Urdu language over the period of time. The two I will be discussing are: * Differences in schooling. * Government role in making English as an official language....
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  • Urdu
    India Policy Foundation India Policy Foundation Contents Urdu Media is a Victim of Reactionism- Prof. Rakesh Sinha I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. VIII. IX. X. XI. XII. XIII. XIV. XV. XVI. Urdu media’s tirade against Rushdie Fatwa against Christian priests for conversion Thirty thousand Brito...
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  • Semantics of Urdu Ko and Se
    HIDDEN FEATURES IN THE SEMANTICS OF URDU ko AND se Abstract Urdu clitics play a key role to make a syntactic configuration and to express its semantics. Occasionally, they vary in semantics in different syntactic environments. The role of dative/ accusative ko and instrumental/ablative se is d...
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  • Comparison Between Hindi and Urdu
    ------------------------------------------------- HinDi ------------------------------------------------- vs ------------------------------------------------- Urdu An Artificial Divide? Sudarsh Rathi,201125172 AsIf Hussain,201225086 RUDHIR SIDDHAM,201225195 Sudarsh Rathi,201125...
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  • Humour and Satire in Urdu Literature
    Humour and Satire in Urdu Literature Tazeen Gul* & Tabassum Javed** Abstract Humour & Satire are an integral part of all forms of literature; & when the tragic part of a drama/story becomes unbearable, humour/satire provide a much needed diversion & relief. This article examines the effect of h...
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  • Communilisation and Disintegration of Urdu in Anita Desai Incustody by Amina Yaqin
      The Communalization and Disintegration of Urdu in Anita Desai’s In Custody 1 Introduction T  of Urdu in India is an extremely layered one which needs to be examined historically, politically and ideologically in order to grasp...
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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....
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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...
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  • Urdu
    Urdu is the best and easiAdvantages and Disadvantages of Using Internet - Essay ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF USING INTERNET In the history of mankind, the Internet is the greatest development in the domain of communication industry. Internet has tremendous potential and a lot to offer in...
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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...
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