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Archive for March, 2015

Flora and Fauna of Pakistan Posted by on Mar 25, 2015

The diversity of landscapes and climates in Pakistan allows a wide variety of trees and plants to flourish. The forests range from coniferous alpine and subalpine trees such as spruce, pine and deodar cedar in the extreme northern mountains, through deciduous trees in most of the country, to palms such as coconut and date in southern Punjab, southern Balochistan and all of Sindh. The western hills are home to juniper, tamarisk,…

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Urdu (اردو)-National Language of Pakistan Posted by on Mar 23, 2015

Urdu (اردو) the national language of Pakistan (پاکستان), was created around the 1600’s in Central Asia.  The word ‘Urdu’ comes from the Turkish word ‘ordu’ meaning ‘camp’ or ‘army’.  It was used as a unifying communication tool between the Muslim soldiers during their conquest of Ancient India (including countries east until Myanmar) and Eastern Persia. …

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Brief History of Pakistan (پاکستان) Posted by on Mar 22, 2015

Pakistan (پاکستان) emerged on the world map as an independent sovereign state in August 1947, as a result of the division of the British Indian Empire. With a land area of 881,888 sq. km. [including Punjab, Sindh, Khyber-Pakhtoonkhwa, Balochistan, Federal Administered Tribal Areas, Islamabad Capital Territory, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir], its population stands…

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Introductions and Wishing in Urdu Posted by on Mar 18, 2015

How to Introduce Yourself What’s your name? Aap Ka Naam Kya Hai?   آپ کانام کیاہے؟ My name is … Mera Naam….. Hey   میرانام۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔۔ ہے Mr…/ Mrs.… Mohtaram/ Mohtarmah   محترم/محترمہ Nice to meet you! Aap Se Milker Khushi Huwi!   !آپ سَے ملکر خوشی ہوًی You’re very kind! Aap Bahut Meherban Hain   آپ بہت مہربان ہیں Where are you from? Aap Ka…

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Tongue Twisters in Urdu Posted by on Mar 15, 2015

Urdu grammar, word construction and sentence structure are very systematic; however, Urdu presents some challenges. Urdu uses formal and informal verb forms and each noun has either masculine or feminine gender. Don’t worry if you mix things up at the beginning – as a learner you will be forgiven. For those whose mother tongue is written…

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