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Archive for February, 2015

Urdu and the Muslim World Posted by on Feb 28, 2015

Urdu is a language that is spoken by Muslims in South East Asia and is a language that came into existence because Mughal rulers and officials needed a language to communicate with subjects and local inhabitants of central India. The language that Mughals spoke was a Turkish language containing Arabic and Persian words. The language…

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Origin of Urdu and Hindi in India Posted by on Feb 26, 2015

Urdu and Hindi are two variants of the same language. Although they are relatively the same language, they have two distinct writing systems. Both Urdu and Hindi have the same language origins. They came from the Indo-European and Indo-Aryan language families. Both languages are derived from Sanskrit. Because of this they have the same Indic base and…

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Versions of Urdu Language Posted by on Feb 24, 2015

Urdu language being one of the vastest languages of the world enjoys four basic versions or dialects. These include Dakhni, Rekhta, Modern Vernacular and Khariboli. Khariboli being the dialect of Delhi region is far different from the Dakhni dialect, which is spoken in the southern region of India. Dakhni is popularly known as Dakani, Deccani,…

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Iconic Landmark of Pakistan Posted by on Feb 20, 2015

Every country has some iconic landmarks that portray its history and culture. In Pakistan one of such iconic landmarks is the Minar-e-Pakistan (Minaret of Pakistan). It was built to commemorate the day when the Pakistan resolution was passed on March 23, 1940. The main tower of this memorial was completed on March 22, 1968. The location was originally…

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Pakistan’s Analysis Posted by on Feb 18, 2015

Geopolitics involves varying degrees of historical determinism based on geography. It also affects the country’s foreign policy and her national interests. Ideology can change, socio-political systems can change, but a state must retain a territorial personality. The security of a state depends largely on a vigilant policy towards its neighbors, which postulates a sound frontier…

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