No more biopics for Farhan Akhtar
Nov 25, 2013
Astitva performs for My Vote Rocks
Nov 3, 2013
दिल्ली यूनिवर्सिटी से पंजाबी-उर्दू हटाने का विरोध
Oct 18, 2013
India | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Niha Masih) | Tuesday February 18, 2014
For his extreme act, of using pepper spray inside Parliament, Lagadapati Rajagopal has drawn sharp criticism from his Congress party.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 30, 2014
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.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 13, 2014
A gripping storyline, strong cast and dialogues laced with Urdu seem to have worked in favour of Dedh Ishqiya in Pakistan.
Friday January 24, 2014
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.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 6, 2013
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.
Press Trust of India | Sunday October 13, 2013
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...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday October 6, 2013
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.
Ketan Pratap | Thursday September 12, 2013
Nokia has refreshed its feature phone, the Nokia 114, adding Urdu language support.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 1, 2013
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.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 30, 2013
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
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 16, 2013
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday May 17, 2013
Awais Sheikh, the Pakistani lawyer of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, has told police that the armed men who abducted him and his son were "Pashto-speaking".
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday May 10, 2013
A US student, curious to know the political history between India and Pakistan, has won a scholarship to study Urdu in Lucknow.
Press Trust of India | Sunday April 28, 2013
Actress Chitrangada Singh is gearing up for her next film for which she is taking diction and dance lessons.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday March 6, 2013
If an unusually aggressive Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had one Urdu couplet as he attacked the BJP in a long Vote of Thanks to the President's address in Parliament today, Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj's succinct reply was in two Urdu verses, ...
India | NDTV.com | Tuesday February 26, 2013
Afzal Guru letter: Afzal Guru had allegedly sent a letter to the editor of an Urdu newspaper in Kashmir in 2008 defending the Parliament attack. Below are the highlights of the letter, translated into English.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday February 26, 2013
Afzal Guru letter: In a letter purportedly written by Afzal Guru in 2008, the Parliament attack convict had reportedly justified the 2001 terror strike and had said that he "was not ashamed" of his role. The letter, written to the editor of Urdu week...
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday February 21, 2013
Actress Shabana Azmi feels sad that Hindi films, that once used to protect the Urdu language, are slowly shunning it.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 11, 2013
Hours before he was to be executed, Afzal Guru penned his last letter to his wife, Tihar Jail officials said on Monday. The letter, written in Urdu, was posted on Saturday but is yet to reach his wife in Kashmir.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday February 5, 2013
Tigmanshu Dhulia is not happy with the way dialogues are used in films today and advocates the use of Urdu to get the right emotions.