Volume 1 Issue 1


July, 2001
Munni Begum in Raleigh A Special Guest Speaker at Urdu Majlis
Munni Begum Comes for Dinner Like Father Like Son
Urdu Academy California Pakistani Singer Visiting USA
Eating Out in Lahore Curry Helps the Fight Against Cancer
Impressions of a Journey Making Her Mark
Kandahar Urdu Set to Take Off on the Internet
Wider Use of the Nastaaliq Script


Volume 1 Issue 2


August, 2001
Mehraab and You A Great Classical Singer
A Literary Evening Chat with Asif Mehdi
Qateel Shifai Story Teller from Delhi
Huay Mer Kay Hum Jo Ruswa / Joy of Waiting Daffodil Drug may Help Fight Dementia
Cricket-Still a Symbol of Freedom from the Colonialists? River of Fire - A Review
US Honor for Muzaffar Ali Urdu Software for Utility Bills
This is Life


Volume 1 Issue 3


September, 2001
The Importance of
Publishing Mehraab
Ripples of Memories
Ghalib Goes Global You Can Have Your Cake and Eat it Too
Muzaffar Ali - A Prolific Artist Remembering a Great Poet
A Walima and the Masonry of an Era Miss Marshlander's Neighbor
eUrduBazaar - A Website on Urdu Literature


Volume 1 Issue 4


October, 2001
Coming Out of a Protected Shell Zehra Nigaah
Parallel Cinema in Pakistan The Patriot
A Perspective on Media Urdu TV Launched
Jeweled Arts of India Alternative Press
English-to-Urdu Translation Software Black Tea Good for Teeth


Volume 1 Issue 5


November, 2001
Words on a Best-Selling Book Aadmi by Nazir Akbarabadi
Against the Norm Laid Off H-1B Workers
Bathroom Blues The Doorless Doorway
Fusion of Poetry Ancient Afghan Artwork
Funny Girl


Volume 1 Issue 6


December, 2001
Khuda Hafiz George Harrison! Art Why?
A South Asian Radio Program Cell Phone Tameez
Cable TV and Pakistani Kids Cultural Impact of Afghan Refugees
Sister India: A Novel by Peggy Payne Afghan TV Back on Air
Arundhati Roy The Wonderful Tea


Volume 2 Issue 1


January, 2002
Peace on Earth A Melodious Voice
Music Pirates Sister India / Sister South
A Dreamer and a Poet Ghazals in English
Catching the Last Train Home A Great Movie Actor


Volume 2 Issue 2


February, 2002
Rebuilding Bamiyan Buddhas First Women's Magazine
Urdu Majlis Celebrates Sour Love
Two Poems A Film Review
Pakistani Mothers as Honorary MDs (Part 1 of 2) The Book of Tea
A Trip to Remember Benazir Bhutto at NC State
New T Visa Program


Volume 2 Issue 3


March, 2002
Stirring controversy Pakistani Mothers as Honorary MD's (Part 2 of 2)
Yaadain: A Film Review Dear Diary
Putting Life into Fiction Bonds that Question
Benazir Bhutto in Raleigh, NC Haiku Mushaira
Writers Condemn Gujarat Violence


Volume 2 Issue 4


April, 2002
The Making of 'Umrao' A Writer of Romance
My Enemy A Family Show
Waiting for the Oscar New Afghan Cinema
Impersonating the Feminine in Urdu Poetry Urdu Poet's Tomb Demolished


Volume 2 Issue 5


May, 2002
Rumi's Mystical Poetry American Chai
The World in Raleigh The Poet Who Loved Gujarat
Harry Potter in Urdu Radha-Krishna Imagery in Early Urdu Poetry
Digging at the Roots Ustad Wilayet Ali Khan


Volume 2 Issue 6


June, 2002
The Ottoman Art in Raleigh Lament for Vali Dakhni
South Asia is Hub of CD Piracy Bombay Dreams
Bangladeshi film at Cannes Film Festival A Question of Marriage
Kaifi Azmi A Stranger's Kindness
Summer Games with Nuclear Bombs A Decaying Heritage


Volume 2 Issue 7


July, 2002
Happy Anniversary New milestones in Urdu software
IT and Urdu Calligraphy Chhoti si baat
Urdu Studies in Uzbekistan Breaking new ground in barren soil
Hindi-Urdu soap for North American audiences For Abba with love


Volume 2 Issue 8


August, 2002
A concert to remember Urdu news site
India's chief film censor quits The Main Course
Coming to America From Ireland to the Urdu Majlis
Snake Charmers Altered Perception
Change of address


Volume 2 Issue 9


September, 2002
The Names Hindi Chatbot Breaks New Ground
The Silk Road Festival Promoting Mehraab at Lazy Daze Festival
The Living Moghuls Short Stories
A Coming of Age Novel Makes its American Debut The Wonder Herb


Volume 2 Issue 10


October, 2002
A Forgotten Voice A Little Girl's Dream...
A Vanishing Language Madame Sin
Persian Pilgrimages - Journeys Across Iran Sidi Music Draws Crowds
Tea to be Part of Health Menu Walthamstow Market


Volume 2 Issue 11


November, 2002
An encounter with Sultana Dakoo A Perspective on Vasco da Gama
Bangladeshi Film for Oscars Driving in India
Making Musical Waves Raat Chali Hai Jhoom Ke
Repeat Yogi Sharing their Heritage


Volume 2 Issue 12


December, 2002
Upcoming Oscar Nominations The Joy of Power
Urdu Poet: Jaun Elia Sehba Comes from a Family of Poets
Memsahib Afghan Women Sing - From Exile
Girlfriend Where Art Thou? Eid On the Cards
Bombay Dreams


Volume 3 Issue 1


January, 2003
Moving On Displaying Cinema Billboards
Cultural Crackdown Culture Must Live On
Urdu Quarterly, Aaj Kara Film Festival
Urdu Translators Needed Chatting Trends
The 2003 Literary List


Volume 3 Issue 2


February, 2003
Magnificent Seven Ode for Kalpana
Independent filmmakers Clamping on Sound of Music
Urdu Majlis Celebrates Anniversary Dear Dana
Hindi Poet Kite Festival
A Profound Scholar Fire Destroys Classic Films
Snake Charming in Decline A Flower that Withered Away


Volume 3 Issue 3


March, 2003
An Evening of Ghazals Ghazal of Remembrance In memory of Agha Shahid Ali
Bringing Midnight's Children on Stage Knowing IG
Qawwali in Raleigh Alys Faiz
Ahmed Rashid Speaks at UNC Best Urdu Website
Excess Baggage


Volume 3 Issue 4


April, 2003
Taking control Aaj Rung Hai
Bend It Like Beckham Poets Against the War
The Ladies Special Reflections


Volume 3 Issue 5


May, 2003
Rocking for Peace Afghan Studies at Duke University
Bad Hindi Movies Destroying History
Pop Music on Its Way Out A Day in the Bazaar


Volume 3 Issue 6


June, 2003
The Road to Peace Pakistani Beer to Sell in India
Joint Tea Venture On The Road Again
Cross-Border Love Afghan Film at Cannes
Elderly Village Woman Takes to Computers Pirated Software
Seeking Damages from Indian Soap Opera A Poet of Unfulfilled Dreams


Volume 3 Issue 7


July, 2003
Mehraab Takes Firm Roots Going Through Life
Clay Bird Releases in UK Listen to Ghazals and Lower Blood Pressure
Ghalib's First Love Returning to Roots
Humayun's Tomb Gets a Facelift Scenes from the Fez Music Festival


Volume 3 Issue 8


August, 2003
Diplomacy of the Heart Best Known Comedian
Reflections Ambience of Lahore
Goa's New Wave of Nostalgia Restoring Shish Mahal
Mirror into Inner World Star whose Rays Rreach Out
This Year, Like Many Other Years


Volume 3 Issue 9


September, 2003
A Disappointed Community Barriers
This City Ghalib's Saqi
Lahore's Dancing Girls Ajoka Theatre Stages for Peace
Shaadi Online In the shadow of the Red Fort


Volume 3 Issue 10


October, 2003
Some Questions and Answers Bhangra Fusion
Sting Journalism Young Auto Mechanics
Laaj Khamosh Pani
Charms of Urdu Folk Poetry Ajoka Theatre Goes Abroad
Brick Lane The Forgotten Mohalla


Volume 3 Issue 11


November, 2003
Sharing Literature Pinjar
Larki Punjaban - A Love Story We All Smile in the Same Language
In Search of Identity In Insha's Pursuit
Where the Jobs Are! Drinking Hot Chocolate is Now Healthy


Volume 3 Issue 12


December, 2003
Joining Hands A Cross-Border Story
Dreaming in Urdu A Miraculous Reunion
Agony of Separation Jail for Urdu Poet's Killers
Inimitable Poet In Quest of Spiritual Bliss
Cyber Coolies


Volume 4 Issue 1


January, 2004
A New Beginning From India with Love
Music can Spread Peace A Train from Pakistan
The Spirit of Fès A Chocolate Hero
Enigma of Sahir's Poetry


Volume 4 Issue 2


February, 2004
Winds of Change Bringing Technicolor Dreams
Music Crossing Boundaries For a Better Hindi Cinema
The Old Lakhnau Culture Haiku in Urdu
The Last Singing Actress The Melodic Queen
Writing for Women


Volume 4 Issue 3


March, 2004
The Great Game Radio Aap Ki Dunya
Ustad Vilayet Khan Going Global
Trade Fair Naseeb Online
The Myth of Kabul Jan The Universe of Children's Play-Verse


Volume 4 Issue 4


April, 2004
A magical tour Passion for ceremony
Sheherzade in Chakwal Book Review
Reaching out Technological bridges
Improving business ties Madrassah education
Bollywood in UK


Volume 4 Issue 5


May, 2004
Impressions American Bombay Dreams
An evening with Munni Begum White Mughals
A unique Pakistani movie Mehfil-e-Mushaira
Jigar and his school Dancing with the jinns
Dietary flip-flops?


Volume 4 Issue 6


June, 2004
New Gateways Reaching Out
Mujeeb Alam Young Turning to Classical Music
Survival of the Fittest Olympic Dream
Searching for Roots Urdu Studies in English
Jamia doing its bit for Urdu


Volume 4 Issue 7


July, 2004
Tradition and modernity Online mates
Getting married in India Rebelling against the system
Online marriage searches A case for arranged marriages
Marital aspirations Ghalib – the man
Outsourcing religion


Volume 4 Issue 8


August, 2004
New journalism Alternative cinema
Bollywood bound Hari Bhari
Closer to the heart An actor-singer
Are women writers any different? In search of Babar


Volume 4 Issue 9


September, 2004
A literary icon Two poems
Bhangra fusion Bhangra wins over US
Salvaging Pakistani cinema Importing Bollywood films
East is East, and West is West


Volume 4 Issue 10


October, 2004
Sri Lankan cinema From maid to a writer
Little Karachi Salvaging classical music
A traumatized nose! Mulk Raj Anand
Hindi in Pakistan Bride and Prejudice
White tea


Volume 4 Issue 11


November, 2004
Taj Mahal in moonlight Women in Afghan cinema
Making Iranian film in India Raqs-e-Bismil
Mughal-e-Azam in color Remembering Patras Bukhari
The critic of feelings Benaras silk craft in turmoil


Volume 4 Issue 12


December, 2004
A dreamer and a poet River of love
Bill against honor killings Mira Nair's cinematic world
VEER-ZAARA Life imitates Bollywood
Unexplored territory Apple juice 'protects the heart'


Volume 5 Issue 1


January, 2005
Swept by a tidal wave Parallel diplomacy
An evening with Mehnaz Speaking Hinglish is hip!
Who owns English? Weaving ghazals on love
Tea is good for health


Volume 5 Issue 2


February, 2005
Crossing the divide Global stars in Hindi movies
Poet of the Pashtuns Celebrating the splendor of Lahore
Music has no boundaries Roof of the world
Passion for Urdu Studies Fish is good for your heart


Volume 5 Issue 3


March, 2005
A uniting game Young music stars
Filming Manto Fighting back
Wedding feast ban Zahoor ka Hotal
Opening up minds Report on International Urdu Conference
Don't skip breakfast


Volume 5 Issue 4


April, 2005
A spicy breakthrough Piracy is ingrained
A pirate hub Coming full circle
Shahenshah-e-Ghazal German scholar of Urdu
Film review: Black


Volume 5 Issue 5


May, 2005
Reverse brain drain Fading icons
Europe applauds Urdu Reviving music
Dream Merchant Film review: Nazar
Ghazal singing


Volume 5 Issue 6


June, 2005
Children have dreams In defense of Pakistani films
Bollywood or bust? Matching steps
Hasil Ghaat The lights have dimmed


Volume 5 Issue 7


July, 2005
Completing four years Makeover for Orwell's home
Pakistan's first national anthem Spice your health
Voice of Lucknow's culture Soft power of culture
Restoring Pakistani cinema


Volume 5 Issue 8


August, 2005
Folk theatre changes face The Rising
Shakespeare play in Kabul George's Pakistan
Creative expression 'This amazing lady'
Mysticism thrives Prophet's Medicine