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  • US Embassy in India Launches Urdu Website

    US Embassy in India Launches Urdu Website

    The US Embassy in India on Thursday launched its Urdu website, adding to its existing portals in English and Hindi.

  • From Tuk, Tuk to World Record for Misbah-ul-Haq

    From Tuk, Tuk to World Record for Misbah-ul-Haq

    Misbah-ul Haq, often castigated by experts and fans alike for his 'tuk, tuk' (Urdu word for the sound coming from the bat when a defensive stroke is played) style of batting, broke the Test record for the fastest fifty and equalled the quickest centu...

  • The Great Indian Epic, Ramayana, Gets an Urdu Twist

    The Great Indian Epic, Ramayana, Gets an Urdu Twist

    Strange as it sounds, a 'Mirza Ghalib meets Tulsidas' scenario is being played out at a Ramlila maidan in Faridabad. The Shraddha Ramlila group has hit upon the idea of punching in Urdu couplets with Hindi dialogues to narrate the great Indian epic.

  • India-Born Author Brings Mirza Ghalib's Treasure to Americans

    India-Born Author Brings Mirza Ghalib's Treasure to Americans

    India-born author Surinder Deol has penned a new English translation of Mirza Ghalib's works to bring the famous Urdu poet to North Americans as also those South Asians who have lost touch with their native languages.

  • India-Born Author Gives a Taste of Mirza Ghalib to Americans

    India-Born Author Gives a Taste of Mirza Ghalib to Americans

    An India-born former World Bank staff member turned poet and novelist has penned a new English translation of famous Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib's works to meaningfully engage American readers.

  • Paya Curry

    Paya Curry

    Paya is an Urdu word that denotes the trotter or foot. A curry-like preparation made with sheep trotters, onions, tomatoes and aromatic masalas.

  • Actor Salman Khan's father launches Narendra Modi's Urdu website

    Actor Salman Khan's father launches Narendra Modi's Urdu website

    Superstar Salman Khan's father and noted scriptwriter Salim Khan today launched the Urdu version of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's official website.

  • Truth vs Hype: Political ads or religious appeals?

    Truth vs Hype: Political ads or religious appeals?

    A deluge of political ads in Urdu newspapers, which, as NDTV's show Truth vs Hype found, make barely concealed - and in some cases, open - appeals for the Muslim vote.

  • Indian languages to be official subjects in South African schools

    Indian languages to be official subjects in South African schools

    Nearly two decades after Indian languages were removed from the official curriculum in South African state schools, Hindi, Tamil, Gujarati, Telugu and Urdu are to be reinstated following pleas by a representative group of the country's 1.4 million ci...

  • Did government bail out L Rajagopal, the 'pepper-spray MP'?

    Did government bail out L Rajagopal, the 'pepper-spray MP'?

    For his extreme act, of using pepper spray inside Parliament, Lagadapati Rajagopal has drawn sharp criticism from his Congress party.

  • Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi: 108 songs on Bapu in 14 languages

    Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi: 108 songs on Bapu in 14 languages

    A new music album comprising 108 songs dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi penned by poets from across the country in 14 languages including Kashmiri, Sindhi and Urdu has been launched.

  • Dedh Ishqiya 1.30 am show running housefull in Pakistan: Distributor

    Dedh Ishqiya 1.30 am show running housefull in Pakistan: Distributor

    A gripping storyline, strong cast and dialogues laced with Urdu seem to have worked in favour of Dedh Ishqiya in Pakistan.

  • Habshi Halwa

    Habshi Halwa

    Habshi is an Urdu word that denotes the dark appearance of this Indian dessert. It is a sticky sweet, mostly consumed during the winter months, made with wheat extract.

  • Farhan Akhtar to play Kareena's lover in Amrita Pritam biopic?

    Farhan Akhtar to play Kareena's lover in Amrita Pritam biopic?

    Actress Kareena Kapoor, who is rumoured to have been roped in to play writer Amrita Pritam in a biopic on legendary Urdu poet Sahir Ludhianvi, says she is still reading the script of the project.

  • Game of cricket will be poorer without Sachin: Pakistan media

    Game of cricket will be poorer without Sachin: Pakistan media

    Although nothing much has been written in the Urdu press but the English dailies has taken exception to Tendulkar's decision to retire from international cricket next month after playing his 200th Test match and described him "the greatest postwar...

  • Pakistan proposes visa facilitation in Hyderabad

    The Pakistan High Commission is ready to send its officials to Hyderabad for visa facilitation and will make a request to the Indian government in this regard, said High Commissioner Salman Bashir.

  • Nokia 114 gets Urdu language support

    Nokia 114 gets Urdu language support

    Nokia has refreshed its feature phone, the Nokia 114, adding Urdu language support.

  • Now read Narendra Modi's tweets in regional languages including Urdu

    Now read Narendra Modi's tweets in regional languages including Urdu

    Aiming for a nationwide connect, BJP's election campaign committee chairman Narendra Modi now has Twitter accounts in almost all major regional languages including Urdu.

  • Nargis Fakhri: I wish I had learnt Urdu as a child

    Nargis Fakhri: I wish I had learnt Urdu as a child

    Actress Nargis Fakhri says she is "adapting" and "adjusting" in Bollywood by working on her Hindi diction every day, but she wishes she would have learnt Urdu during her younger days

  • Tom Alter wants to play Jawaharlal Nehru, Muhammad Ali Jinnah on stage

    Tom Alter wants to play Jawaharlal Nehru, Muhammad Ali Jinnah on stage

    After slipping into the roles of Urdu poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi and Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad respectively on stage, thespian actor Tom Alter now aspires to enact the roles of two stalwarts of Partition, Jawaharlal Nehru and Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

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