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Yearly Archives: 2010

Don’t ill-treat Urdu: Bhardwaj to K’taka govt.

Don’t ill-treat Urdu: Bhardwaj to K’taka govt.

“Hindi and Urdu are two eyes of India, we should restore our association with it” Bangalore: What was expected to be a stage for discussing issues plaguing the Urdu language… Read more »

Rahamath Terikere creates history; first K’taka Muslim to win Sahitya Akademi Award

Rahamath Terikere creates history; first K’taka Muslim to win Sahitya Akademi Award

Bangalore: Muslims from the State, for sure, have come a long way. If their linguistic accomplishments are anything to go by, Urdu is, without doubt, not the only language they… Read more »

World Urdu Conference schedule out Paper presentation and panel discussion on issues plaguing the language

World Urdu Conference schedule out Paper presentation and panel discussion on issues plaguing the language

Bangalore: The two-day World Urdu Conference, beginning in the City on December 29, promises to discuss some of the key issues impeding the wonderful language, neglected by its supporters and… Read more »

Syed Ziaullah, the man who started UNI Urdu service, dies

Syed Ziaullah, the man who started UNI Urdu service, dies

Bangalore: Urdu, a prominent legacy of the peaceful co-existence of Hindus and Muslims in India, has lost another of its stalwart. Syed Ziaulllah aka Syed Ishaq (86), the well-known Urdu… Read more »

Essay and speech competition for women

Essay and speech competition for women

Bangalore: As part of its upcoming five-day conference from January 26-30, 2011, the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH), Bangalore Metro has organised multi-lingual district-level essay and speech competitions for girls and women… Read more »

A scheme to uplift Urdu schools

A scheme to uplift Urdu schools

Bangalore: The pathetic and abysmal condition of Urdu schools in the State is well known. Lack of infrastructure, incompetent and careless teachers, and the resultant awfully low standard of teaching… Read more »

Money less important than way of earning it: Rahman Khan

Money less important than way of earning it: Rahman Khan

Bangalore: Urging chartered accountants to bring in professionalism in their job, K. Rahman Khan, Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, has underscored the need to be accountable to the society…. Read more »

Required: Urdu lecturer at the University of California, USA

Required: Urdu lecturer at the University of California, USA

Bangalore: The Center for South Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A. has invited applications for a full-time Urdu lecturer. Initially, the appointment will be for a year… Read more »

Board of Islamic Education exams on Jan. 16 & 23

Board of Islamic Education exams on Jan. 16 & 23

Bangalore: That Muslims have to make rapid strides in education for their overall progress is quite well known. But an education without values and morality will serve no purpose. What… Read more »

Azimuddin Azim Passes Away

Azimuddin Azim Passes Away

Bangalore: Bangalore has lost yet another Urdu literary giant. Azimuddin Azim, the well-known Urdu humourist, translator, and editor of bi-monthly Zarafat, is no more. Azim (77) passed away at 9.15… Read more »