Monday, 8 August, 2022
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Topic: Arabic

Why Twitter is upset over Allama Iqbal’s Lahore statue & Arabic now must in Islamabad schools

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines. 

Kerala Brahmin Arabic teacher’s advice to BHU Muslim Sanskrit professor — go to court

Retired Kerala teacher Gopalika Antharjanam, who beat initial social opposition to teach Arabic, says it's BHU assistant professor Firoz Khan’s right to teach Sanskrit.

Not just Sanskrit, Gujarati owes a lot to Arabic and Persian languages too

Words from ‘foreign’ languages like Arabic, Persian, and English used in spoken Gujarati were replaced with those derived from Sanskrit.

Everyone has got it wrong in the Ramadan-Ramzan debate. And no, it’s not about Wahhabism

Explaining the shift from Ramzan to Ramadan in India as an influence of Saudi brand of Islam or Wahhabism is shockingly superficial.

Hindi is now third official language in Abu Dhabi courts

The move aims at helping Hindi speakers to learn about litigation procedures, their rights and duties without a language barrier.

Waqt, chaawal and Bollywood — the deep relationship between Indians and Arabs

Contact between nations is not only wrapped in history books, but celebrated every moment by people through words and expressions.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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