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What is the future of Urdu Language Journalism in UK, USA and UAE?

I belong to Pakistan. Urdu is my native language. Urdu is the Britain third most spoken language. According to the article in The Asians, Urdu is the fourth largest language in UK. While i google, i found More than 300,000 Americans regularly speak Urdu in the home. Of course, urdu is the second most commonly spoken language in the United States.

Despite the fact that only seven percent speak Urdu…


Added by Faiza Siddiqui on October 1, 2013 at 22:50 — No Comments

Ti se par absurde amenzile propuse in NOUL COD RUTIER?

Modificarile propuse pentru Codul Rutier au starnit dezbateri in randul romanilor. Unii le sustin, socati fiind de carnagiul de pe sosele. Altii sunt impotriva lor pe motiv ca amenzile sunt mult prea mari pentru salariile din Romania. Autoritățile au spus că vor să afle poziția societății, dar nu au organizat nicio dezbatere publică. DC News a lansat o campanie împotriva pedepselor drastice propuse în Codul Rutier, modificări ce ar putea duce la îngrădirea dreptului la muncă, creșterea ratei…


Added by Dan D on October 1, 2013 at 10:02 — No Comments

Adventures in Europe on a low budget

Added by baraian oana on September 29, 2013 at 19:41 — No Comments

Brutal murder of Social activist in Sindh

Ms. Sahib Khatoon Mirani (24) a resident of Nangar Maiyani, Ghotki District in Sindh province in Pakistan was allegedly shot and killed by her husband Mohammad Ali on 20 September between the hours of 5 to 6 p.m. Sahib Khatoon was working with a NGO known as the Takleeq Foundation. She was appointed as a social…


Added by SAADIA SEHAR on September 28, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments

Delays in Passing Right to Information Bill into law were Political Tactics-RWI Co-ordinator


RWI Coordinator Emmanuel Kuyole, Pic. Francis Npong

The unnecessary delays in passage of the Right to Information Bill into in Ghana…


Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on September 11, 2013 at 13:23 — No Comments

Journalism, a Dying Career to Avoid

By: Francis Npong

Time has changed. Today’s world is driven by fast moving technology. it’s really hard to predict what happens tomorrow. Now, tomorrow is determined by the evolving new technologies. What is even harder to predict is which job career can stand the test of time and which could not. I am extremely worried that those professionals who will refuse or…


Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on September 11, 2013 at 13:15 — No Comments

Derailed rupees

Its lowest point was on Wednesday last. The rupee fell to yet another all time low of 68.75, the biggest one day fall in 20 years. Another big psychological mark of 70 appeared to be ominously close. The decline in the rupee on Wednesday was matched by a fall in the stock prices. The latter, however, recovered towards the close.

While, on most occasions, the stock markets and the rupee have invariably moved down in unison, the recovery in stock prices even when the rupee…


Added by Ajay Kumar on September 8, 2013 at 12:17 — 1 Comment

Portable Water is Still A Problem in Rural Communities


Added by Geoffrey Buta on September 3, 2013 at 20:00 — No Comments

New office, new job

 Dear friends,

Recently I have joined as assistant editor at, the first online daily magazine in Bangladesh.

Added by Fazlur Rahman Raju on July 16, 2013 at 5:15 — No Comments

Three killed in honor killing at Naseerabad

At least three persons were killed on Wednesday after being declared Kari in the area of Naseerabad while the criminals managed to escape from the scene.

SHO Ghulam Mustafa Jhandial told that an accused namely Rasool Baksh axed to death his wife namely Darnaz and her alleged paramour Muhammad Iqbal in the district of Naseerabad at Dera Murad Jamali at Haji Khan Jatoi Goth in Pakistan.The culprits fled from the scene successfully.

Upon receiving information of Iqbal death, the…


Added by SAADIA SEHAR on June 27, 2013 at 11:54 — No Comments

Impact of Poverty and Education in Rural Communities


Added by Geoffrey Buta on June 11, 2013 at 19:00 — No Comments

324 girls in Northern Ghana awarded by World Food Programme/Ghana Education Service.

A group photograph of the awardees with Mr. Bede Zedeing the Northern Regional Minister at the 11th Ghana Education Service (GES) and World Food Programme (WFP) girls’ education scholarships and awards ceremony at Karaga in the Northern Region, Ghana.…


Added by Geoffrey Buta on June 6, 2013 at 14:54 — No Comments

local Women rice farmers in Northern Ghana.

Women in rice farming is a photography essay of local women role in the production of local rice in the country.
The photographs show a significant…

Added by Geoffrey Buta on June 4, 2013 at 16:30 — No Comments

Children Advocate For Peace in Africa

Some school children with placards on a route match on the street of Tamale, Northern Regional capital to mark the 50th anniversary celebration of Organisation of African Unity (OAU) and 10th anniversary of the formation of the African Union.…

Added by Geoffrey Buta on June 4, 2013 at 16:00 — No Comments

Daboya “Traditional SMOCK weaving heritage” in Ghana.

Daboya is the district capital of North Gonja, which is about 60 km west of Tamale via the Nyankpala/Tolon road.
It is one of the most unique craft villages in West Africa which holds a special…

Added by Geoffrey Buta on June 3, 2013 at 19:21 — No Comments

Being 13 in 2013

This week, The Age inaugurated The Share Project, whereby we invite readers to shape in the creation of journalism that matters to them. Here's the result:

Added by Steve Foley on May 22, 2013 at 10:10 — 1 Comment

India-China agree to resolve border dispute

India and China agreed yesterday to make a fresh push to resolve a long-running border dispute in a remote Himalayan region, on the second day of Chinese premier Li Keqiang's visit to New Delhi.

China’s prime minister, Li Keqiang, shakes hands with his Indian counterpart, Manmohan Singh, after signing agreements in New Delhi.

Mr Li, making his first foreign trip since taking office, said Beijing was determined to build up…


Added by Ajay Kumar on May 21, 2013 at 12:03 — No Comments

Learning to Cope: Rural Communities in Ghana Take Basic Science Course on Climate Change


Women learning the basics of environmental science. Photo by Francis Npong/

“We are not learning in order to sit for exams, but to understand the basic science of nature and environment,” says Tipoa Adjei, one of the more than 650 rural Ghanaian women who’ve never had…


Added by Npong Balikawu Francis on May 17, 2013 at 13:06 — No Comments

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