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This book presents the cultural pictures of medieval India with special reference to the most acclaimed Urdu tale ‘Bostan-e-Khyal’. It also throws the light on the art of tale, Bostan-e-Khayal and the author. It compares the outer reflection of culture with the civilization depicted in the tale and includes moral values, dogma and mis-believes. Pg.: 416, Rs. 131/-, ISBN: 978-81-7587-985-0.
This book introduces the chief cultural values of India, Delhi and allies states as portrayed in Urdu travelogues. It covers the opinion on the Indian cultural potentialities made by the foreigners in their writings. The healthy tradition of travelogue as an independent genre of literature has also been focused. Pg. 524, Rs. 166/- , ISBN: 978-81-7587-907-2.
The complete set of Farhang-e-Asfia dictionary comprises of four volumes with more than 60 thousands entries/words. This is a very authentic and genuine dictionary of Urdu which was out of print for a long time. In this Dictionary words of Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Sanskrit and English have been retained which have become an integral part of Urdu language.
This prestigious English-Urdu Dictionary compiled under the chief editorship of Prof. Kalimuddin Ahmed consists of six volumes. More than two and half Lacs English words, phrases and idioms with meanings are given. In addition, terms of eighty four disciplines have also been covered in the dictionary.
Jam-e-Urdu Encyclopaedia is complete in itself and is of the International standards prevalent in Urdu world. Seven volumes of the encyclopaedia have been published and its final volume based on Physics, Chemistry and Engineering is under the process of completion.
33 different subjects have been covered in 8 volumes of this encyclopaedia, maintaining an objective and extensive coverage, along with simple language which is easy to understand.
Volume I (Literature), in this Urdu language, Foreign languages and Other Indian languages have been covered. Volume II (History) consisting of Archaeology, Islamic History, World History and Indian History, Volume III (Social Sciences-II) consists of Public Administration, Education, Sociology, Political Science, Law, Library Science and Commerce, Volume IV (Social Sciences) comprises four disciplines, i.e. Geology, Geography, Forestry and World Countries, Vol. V (Physics Chemistry & Engineering), Vol. VI (Zoology, Botany & Agriculture), Vol. VII comprises Mathematics, Medicine, Astrology & Veterinary and Vol. VIII comprises Art, Fine Art, Philosophy & Religion.
Sher Shor Angez
Sher-e-Shor Angez in four volumes written by the leading Urdu scholar Prof. S.R. Faruqi is an endeavour to render into simple and easily comprehensible language of Mir's poetry, who is called "Khuda-i Sukhan", In the book not only his poetical creativity has been delved in detail but the meanings of selected couplets are explained in a lucid manner which opens the eyes of Mir's lovers and Urdu research scholars
Jahan se dekhiye Ek Sher-e-Shor Angez Nikle Hai
Qayamat ka sa hungama hai har ja mere diwan mein
Tareekh Adab Urdu(First to Fifth Volumes)
Tareekh Adab Urdu in five volumes has been brought out by the council this covers the history of Urdu literature from its inception till the seventeenth century. These volumes have been jointly written by erudite researchers Prof. Gyan Chandra Jain and Prof. Sayeda Jaffar.
This book differs in many ways from the earlier books written on the history of Urdu literature. Particularly at the micro level each and every aspect of Urdu language, evolution and contribution of sufis, poets, writers etc. from Kashmir to Kanya kumari and Khambat to Bay of Bengal has been covered in detail.Books Exhibitions
Publication is worth only if it reaches the masses and its target readers properly. To achieve this goal, NCPUL has made a concerted effort on sales promotion through the net-working of the V.O.s and state Urdu academies and leading educational institutions throughout the country. NCPUL has participated in various international book exhibitions held in India and organised a few of its own. These efforts have yielded the desired results and sale of the council's publications have increased considerably. NCPUL has so far organized Twelve Kul Hind Urdu Kitab Melas at Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna, Srinagar, Hyderabad and two Reaginol Book Fairs at Delhi and Guwahati.