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Urdu, language of masses

The Central Government’s idea of using celebs to promote Urdu has received flak on the internet.

21 Mar 2019 1:49 AM

Lost glory: Bringing Urdu back

The Central Government’s idea of using Bollywood stars to promote Urdu has received a lot of flak from netizens.

19 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

Ghalib's couplets subject of new book

One of the most oft-quoted poets of the 19th century, the works of Ghalib, born on December 27, 1797, are imbued with timelessness.

27 Dec 2017 6:00 PM

From Anna to Abba, 70 Indian words added to Oxford dictionary

The words were added to the dictionary as Indians have “a highly specific vocabulary with no direct equivalents in English.

29 Oct 2017 4:50 PM

Book Review: A peek into the world of Urdu

If that wasn’t treat enough, there is an entire segment of love poetry. Sublime ghazals of Mir and Ghalib illuminate and seduce.

29 Oct 2017 12:14 AM


You can write NEET in Urdu from 2018

Counsel for one of the petitioners alleged that the Centre had not included Urdu as it is against the Muslim minorities

14 Apr 2017 4:56 AM

SC asks Centre to include Urdu in NEET from 2018-19 onwards

The Centre had earlier told the court it was not feasible to introduce Urdu as one of the mediums for NEET from current academic year.

13 Apr 2017 2:48 PM

Sonakshi Sinha learns Urdu

The actress, who plays a journalist named Noor in her upcoming film, is eagerly picking up Urdu these days.

05 Apr 2017 12:14 AM

Tom Alter shifts the focus to Urdu

A night of Urdu poetry and ghazals, curated by Tom Alter, is part of a festival, which seeks to celebrate the richness of Indian history.

15 Mar 2017 2:52 AM

SC seeks reply of Centre, Medical Council of India on plea to conduct NEET in Urdu

NEET is being conducted in 10 languages - Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telegu, Tamil and Kannada.

03 Mar 2017 2:29 PM


Now, demand to include Urdu in Neet language list

The new demand of inclusion of Urdu has sent the Union health ministry in a tizzy.

28 Jan 2017 5:29 AM

Cultural synthesis

Kuchipudi Dancer Bhavana Reddy talks about her recent performance, love for Sufi music and how fusion is inevitable.

31 Dec 2016 3:27 AM

Discovering the Urdu connection

Troop of Pune-based artistes are set to present night of ghazals, sufi music and more to remind audiences of their rich cultural heritage.

30 Dec 2016 12:07 AM

State-backed Urdu festival kicks off December 26

President of Little Thespian Uma Jhunjhunwala voiced her happiness over the growth of Urdu and other language theatres.

22 Dec 2016 5:08 AM