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Urdu (اردو)- The Beginning Posted by on May 24, 2017

Upon the conquest of the lands past the Indus, the Muslim armies gathered and prepared for their battles.  The strength of the communication between them could be the determinant of their fate.  Thus was laid the foundations of the Urdu (اردو) language.  It began with Muhammad bin Qasim, the Arab who entered what is now…

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Malala Posted by on May 19, 2017

At the age of just 17, Malala is the youngest ever recipient of the coveted Nobel Peace prize. The teenager was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen in October 2012 for campaigning for girls’ education. She revealed she found out the news of being a Nobel laureate after being called out of her chemistry…

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Islamabad – Capital of Pakistan Posted by on May 16, 2017

Islamabad (Urdu: اسلام آباد‎) is the capital of Pakistan and the ninth largest city in the country. When Pakistan gained independence in 1947, the city of Karachi was its first capital. In 1958, a commission was constituted to select a suitable site for the national capital with particular emphasis on location, climate, logistics, and defense requirements along with other attributes. After…

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Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Posted by on Apr 23, 2017

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf commonly known as PTI (Urdu: پاکستان تحريک انصاف‎; Pakistan Movement for Justice) is a nationalist, communitarian and  centrist political party in Pakistan, which was founded by former Pakistani cricket captain and philanthropist Imran Khan (Imran was the captain of the 1992 world cup squad when Pakistan became world champion in Cricket). The party boasts of being an anti-status quo movement advocating for a modern model of Islamic democratic welfare state It…

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Religious Urdu Vocabulary Posted by on Apr 12, 2017

This blog will address Urdu vocabulary related to religious Islamic terms. I think nowadays it being the holy month of Ramadan you can use these words and sentences to impress your friends from Pakistan and India on your knowledge of these terms. Here are some typical Ramadan and other religious related words with their Urdu…

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