It's too late to remove Misbah-ul Haq as captain: Inzamam-ul-Haq
It's too late to remove Misbah-ul Haq as captain: Inzamam-ul-Haq

With the word divided on Pakistan's leadership in 2015 World Cup between Misbah-ul Haq and Shahid Aridi, former skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq said that it's too late to meddle with the national captaincy with just over a 100 days remaining for the showpiece event.

Urdu unites society, connects people: UP CM

Urdu is a language which unites the society and connects people and it has been the endeavour of 'Samajwadis' to estbalish unity in the society through languages, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said on Saturday.

SC approves Urdu as second official language of UP

The Supreme Court on Thursday put its stamp of approval over decision to declare Urdu as second official language in Uttar Pradesh, saying language laws of the country are not rigid but accommodative to secure the object of linguistic secularism.

Poet translates Gita into Urdu couplets

A noted Urdu poet and author, who has translated the 700 verses of Shrimad Bhagwad Gita into over 1700 Urdu couplets says, the sacred scripture is the biggest literature on worldly education in the country.

Tom Alter smitten by `beauty of Urdu`

Thespian Tom Alter said that he learnt Urdu from his American Christian missionary father and read the Holy Bible in the language during his childhood days.

Minority affairs minister urges promotion of Urdu

There should be a campaign demanding primary education in Urdu for Muslims to promote the language, union Minority Affairs Minister K. Rahman Khan said at an Urdu festival here.

Development of Urdu responsibility of every Indian: Ansari

Vice-President Hamid Ansari inaugurated a national conference on Urdu at Bhiwandi and stressed the need for development of the "beautiful language".

Oman ruler`s website to be available in Malayalam, Urdu

The official website of Oman`s ruler will now be available in four foreign languages, including two Indian languages - Malayalam and Urdu.

First Urdu law dictionary released

`Kanoon Lugat`, an Urdu law dictionary, billed as a first of its kind in the country, was released here today in the presence of legal luminaries.

Technology should be used to promote, propagate Urdu: Ansari

Technology should be increasingly used to promote and propagate Urdu among the masses, especially students in schools, Vice President Hamid Ansari said on Friday.

Delhi govt enhances monthly remuneration of Urdu educators

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today announced enhancing monthly remuneration of Urdu educators from Rs 1,500 to Rs 2,000.

Modi`s twitter accounts in regional languages including Urdu

BJP`s election campaign committee chairman Narendra Modi now has Twitter accounts in almost all major regional languages including Urdu.

I wish I would`ve learnt Urdu: Nargis Fakhri

Actress Nargis Fakhri says she is "adapting" and "adjusting" in Bollywood.

AMU clears air on Urdu, says Hindi also an option for graduates

Aligarh Muslim University on Tuesday sought to defuse the ongoing row over making Urdu compulsory for graduates.

BJP demands rollback of AMU mandatory Urdu course move

BJP slammed Aligarh Muslim University`s recent decision to make elementary Urdu mandatory in all undergraduate courses and demanded that the move be immediately withdrawn.

Maha govt to set up Bhasha Bhavan for conservation of Marathi

Maharashtra Cabinet on Wednesday approved setting up of a language centre here for development and conservation of Marathi, the state`s official language.

US student wins scholarship to study Urdu in Lucknow

A US student, curious to know the political history between India and Pakistan, has won a scholarship to study Urdu in Lucknow.

Our efforts renewed public interest in Urdu: Dikshit

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday lamented the erosion of importance of Urdu language, but expressed happiness over renewed public interest in it after her government declared it as second language.

Honour Ghalib with Bharat Ratna: Katju

Classical Urdu and Persian poet Mirza Ghalib should be honoured with the country`s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna, PCI Chairman Markandey Katju has said.

Urdu does not belong to any particular community: Katju

Press Council of India Chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju on Sunday said that Urdu belonged to all and not restricted to any particular community.