Category Archive for: Muslim Press In The Sub-continent

CENSORSHIP AND PRESS LAWS

After the 1757 battle playhouse the influence Ofelia. was increasing with tremendous rapidity and in various cities including Madras and Bombay the British Government had complete control which was being extended to other parts of the Sub-continent, Among the critics were English editors of English newspapers published in the aforesaid places. In January 1795, Mr.…

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PAKISTANI PERIDICALS

It was not until 18S0 that the first Urdu periodical Urdu script was published at the Kohi-Noor Press, Lahore. It was printed twice a week and had a very large circulation, in fact, the largest of any in the provinces of SOUf h Asia. Mr. Khurshid infonns us that Kohi-Noor’ was a weekly paper published every…

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Urdu Periodical

It has not been possible to establish when the first Urdu Periodical was printed in South Asia or elsewhere since the printed books on Urdu language and literature present misleading information. Nadirn Sitnpuri RAyS that “Urdu Akhbar was issued from Calcutta under the editorship of Ikram Ali in 1810 and this was the first Urdu newspaper.”…

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AL-HILAL

Maulana Abu al Kalam Azad was an extraordinary talented person. He had perfections of journalism in his instinct. He was only thirteen years old when he became the editor of ‘AIMisbah’. When this was closed he issued ‘Lissan-al-Sidiq’ which was being published up to 1904. He was editor of ‘Wakil-i- Amritsar’ for a few months.…

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Akhbar Anlumn-e-Punlab

Anjumn-e-Punjab was established in 1863. In 1865, in order to propagate its objects, a magazine was issued which was named as ‘Risala Anjumn Ishaat Matalab-e-Mufida’ Punjab. In 1870, this magazine was replaced by ‘Akhbar Anjumn-e-Punjab.’ This is a government owned paper. In addition to local and international news this weekly paper included literary and scientific…

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Indigenous lournallsm

The pioneers in modem journalism in Indian land were Englishmen. Though most of them were critical to the company’s . policies yet their style and temperament was those of foreigners. It was in 19th century that indigenous journalism began. Ram Mohan Rai took initiative in this direction. He took start with Sambha Kamodi, a weekly…

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Muslim Press In The Sub-continent

Journalism is as old as human history. If we go through the history of ancient civilizations, we find that the kings of early ages felt it necessary to keep the masses aware of current affairs. This was the beginning of mass communication. The papyrus scripts are evidence of this. Some of these scripts, which consist…

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