Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicUrdu

Topic: Urdu

Modi govt plans to use Shah Rukh, Salman Khan & Katrina Kaif to promote Urdu language

Facing tough competition from private players for promotion of Urdu, the Modi govt wants Bollywood stars to mouth a few lines in Urdu and use them in videos.

Not about numbers: Why Abu Dhabi labour court chose Hindi over Malayalam

Hindi has emerged as a medium of communication among the workforce not only from India but also from Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka in UAE.

A birthday tribute to Mirza Ghalib, the poet who took Urdu to the zenith of glory

Mirza Ghalib, a courtier of the last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, is today remembered as the brightest beacon of Urdu literature.

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.

Urdu sounds are disappearing from Bollywood songs

The gradual decline of Urdu diction in Bollywood songs from Mughal-e-Azam to My Name is Khan

The silent segregation of Muslim students in Bhopal’s schools

In many schools of Bhopal, students are being put in classes based on the language they choose to study, but that has other consequences.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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