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Pleasantries in Urdu Posted by on Feb 24, 2018

English Urdu Transliteration Urdu Hello or Hi Assalam-o-Alaikum السلام عليكم Good Bye Khuda Hafiz خدا حافظ Please Bara e Meharbani بَراًےمہربانی Thank You Shukriya شکریہ You’re Welcome Nawazish نوازش Yes Jee Haan جی ہاں No Naheen نہیں How are you Aap Kaise Hain آپ کيسے ہيں؟ I’m Fine Main Theek Hun میں ٹھیک ہوں I’m…

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A Short History of Urdu / اردو کی چھوٹی سی تاریخ Posted by on Feb 15, 2018

Urdu is widely known as the national language (قومی زبان/qaumi zabaan where “zabaan” is a fem. noun) of Pakistan, but it is also one of India’s 22 official languages (سرکاری زبان/sarkaari zabaan). Modern Standard Urdu, once commonly known as a variant of Hindustani (ہندوستانی), a colloquial language combining the modified Sanskrit words found in Hindi…

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Basant – Festival of Kites Posted by on Feb 11, 2018

Basant – بسنت   (a Sanskrit word for spring) is a seasonal festival of Indo-Pak sub-continent and it has no religious bearings. Basant is the herald of the spring and celebrated in winter (Magh) on the fourth or fifth day of lunar month. This is the reason why it is called Basant Panchami. Basant season starts on…

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Taxila – City of Stones Posted by on Jan 30, 2018

Taxila, ٹیکسلا the “City of Stones,” was once a flourishing city along the trade routes of central Asia, mentioned in both the Mahabharata and the Ramayana for its wealth and magnificence. Its strategic position has made it vulnerable to conquest. In 326 B.C. Alexander the Great entered the city with his armies and was greeted by King Ambhi.…

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Ruins of Harappa Posted by on Jan 28, 2018

The remains of famous Indus Valley وادئ سندھ Civilizations were first discovered in 1920-21 when engraved seals were discovered near present-day Sahiwal in Pakistani Punjab at a place called Harappa ہارپا . It was from here that archaeologists in their quest to find more remains finally bumped into the remains of Moenjodaro in Sind. In fact the Harappan and…

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