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  2. Urdu - Wikipedia

    Urdu (/ ˈ ʊər d uː /; Urdu: اُردُو, ALA-LC: Urdū) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken chiefly in South Asia. It is the national language and lingua franca of Pakistan. In India, Urdu is an Eighth Schedule language whose status, function, and cultural heritage is recognized by the Constitution of India; it also has an official status in several Indian states.

  3. InPage - Wikipedia InPage is a word processor and page layout software for languages such as Urdu, Balochi, Persian, Pashto and Arabic under Windows and Apple Mac which was first developed in 1994. It is primarily used for creating pages in the language of Urdu, using the Nasta`līq (نستعلیق) ('hanging' calligraphic) style of Arabic script.

  4. Urdu alphabet - Wikipedia

    e. The Urdu alphabet ( Urdu: اردو حروفِ تہجی, romanized : urdū harūf-e-tahajjī ), is the right-to-left alphabet used for Urdu. It is a modification of the Persian alphabet, which is itself a derivative of the Arabic alphabet. The Urdu alphabet has up to 39 [2] or 40 [3] distinct letters with no distinct letter cases and is ...

  5. Urdu keyboard - Wikipedia

    The Urdu keyboard is any keyboard layout for Urdu computer and typewriter keyboards. Since the first Urdu typewriter was made available in 1911, the layout has gone through various phases of evolution. [1] With time, the variety of layouts introduced in the 1950s for mechanized compositions have reduced to very few that are compatible with the ...

  6. Talk:Urdu keyboard - Wikipedia

    InPage is the only program that could produce Nastaʿlīq text until recently, and it doesn't use Unicode, so Urdu writers didn't bother with Unicode. Nowadays we have freely available Nastaʿlīq Unicode fonts, Nafees Nastaleeq, Jameel Noori Nastaleeq, Pak Nastaleeq, etc., but they don't come standard with Windows and have some problems.

  7. Dawood Ibrahim - Wikipedia

    Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar (/ ɪ b r ə ˈ h iː m / (); born 26 December 1955) is an Indian mafia gangster, drug kingpin and wanted terrorist from Dongri, Mumbai. He reportedly heads the Indian organised crime syndicate D-Company, which he founded in Mumbai in the 1970s.

  8. Nastaliq - Wikipedia

    The name nastaliq "is a contraction of the Persian naskh-i ta'liq, meaning a hanging or suspended naskh ". Virtually all Safavid authors (like Dust Muhammad or Qadi Ahmad) attributed the invention of nastaliq to Mir Ali Tabrizi, who lived at the end of the 14th and the beginning of the 15th century. That tradition was questioned by Elaine ...