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Include Urdu as regional language in NEET 2018-19 session: Supreme Court to Centre

Include Urdu as regional language in NEET 2018-19 session: Supreme Court to Centre

In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Centre to include Urdu as a language for 2018-19 session of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) exam.

Supreme Court seeks reply of Centre, MCI on plea to conduct NEET in Urdu

Supreme Court seeks reply of Centre, MCI on plea to conduct NEET in Urdu

A plea suggesting making Urdu as a medium for NEET 2017.

Supreme Court refuses to hear plea to include Urdu in NEET

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to hear the plea filed by the Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) seeking inclusion of the Urdu language in the NEET.

Shah Rukh Khan to receive honorary doctorate from Urdu varsity

Shah Rukh Khan to receive honorary doctorate from Urdu varsity

University said Shah Rukh Khan and founder of Rekhta Foundation Rajiv Saraf will be given honorary doctorates for their extraordinary contribution in the promotion of Urdu language and culture.

Karnataka: 13 more Sri Rama Sene activists held for raid at school over 'forced' Urdu, Arabic classes

Thirteen more Sri Rama Sene activists were on Tuesday arrested in connection with the 'raid' on a school here over alleged forcible teaching of Urdu and Arabic languages, taking the total of arrests in the case to 16, police said.

Newspapers fail to hit stands in Kashmir Valley for second day

Newspapers fail to hit stands in Kashmir Valley for second day

 Local newspapers failed to hit the stands for the second day in curfew-bound Kashmir after the government's alleged "clampdown" on the media.

Andhra Pradesh govt goof-up, accidentally names an Urdu university after Pak scholar

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Wednesday passed the ‘Moulvi Abdul Haq Urdu University Bill-2016’ in the House.

Pakistan should have adopted Punjabi as national language: Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan should have adopted Punjabi as national language: Hafiz Saeed

Hafiz Saeed, chief of Jama'at-ud-Da'wah (JuD), a front group of banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), has questioned Pakistan's decision to adopt Urdu as its national language in a country where majority of people speak Punjabi language.

Sangh Parivar has problem not just with 'Azadi' but all words having Urdu, Persian origin: CPI (M)

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Mohd Salim on Friday said the Sangh Parivar has a problem with the word `Azadi` and all words which originate from Urdu and Persian.

Shiv Sena unaware Urdu is madrasas students' mother tongue: Najma Heptulla

Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla on Thursday sought to downplay Shiv Sena's demand that madrasas should be barred from using Urdu and Arabic as their medium of instruction, saying the saffron party was "unaware" that Urdu was their mother tongue and added she will speak to Sena leaders. "Urdu is mother tongue of those who are learning in madrasas.

Rediscover old tales in a forgotten language at Dastangoi Festival in Delhi

Dastango Aamir & Dastango Affan performing 'Dastan-e-Amir Hamza' at Dastangoi Festival

Plight of Hindus in Pakistan: Why is world silent over this discrimination?

Pakistan government has failed to protect religious freedom and Hindu community is living in constant fear in Pakistan.

White House launches anti-bullying campaign in Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

The White House has teamed up with a Sikh and an Asia Pacific community group to launch a public awareness campaign to address bullying in six languages including Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.

Use IT to promote books, Urdu language: Sibal

He added that even a software can be made that can help in translation of books.