Welcome Again to Shabnaama

December 19, 2014

After being dormant for sometime due to technical difficulties, Shabnaama is back on-line. Shabnaama catalogues news, articles and events published on-line in media related to the Urdu language and literature. To follow Shabnaama via email, go to: Once you subscribe to Shabnaama you will receive one email per day containing all the items catalogued on the day. To see a sample of our newsletter, go to: An increasing number of scholars are beginning to use the space in media to write about the various aspects of Urdu literature. Scholars, such as, Mehr Afshan Farooqi, Muhammad Umar Memon, Syed Nomanul Haq, C. M. Naim, Rauf Parekh, Shafey Kidwai, Gopi Chand Narang, Anjum Altaf, Rakhshanda Jalil, to name a few, are among the regular contributors in English language newspapers. The media space on Urdu in Urdu is also quite extensive, with famous authors, such as, Intizar Husain, Amjad Islam Amjad, Mustansar Husain Tarar, Kishwar Naheed, Ghazi Salahuddin, etc, writing regular columns in Urdu language newspapers. Such contributions on Urdu literature, both in the Urdu language and in the English language makes media, despite being non-academic, a serious space to advance understanding of the Urdu language and literature. Shabnaama brings you ۔۔۔