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12-02-07 1st Hour: Youth Show
2nd Hour: Interview of Mazhar Abbas (Deputy Director of ARY ONE WORLD)

3rd Hour: Discussion on current events
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Mazhar Abbas Interview
Ghulam Muhammed Mujalla
 
11-25-07 1st Hour: Youth Show with requests and thanksgiving talk
2nd Hour: Exclusive Interview of Tarun Tejpal, Chief Architect of
Tehelka.com

3rd Hour: Urooj Zia Interview
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Urooj Zia Interview
11-18-07 Ameen Sayani: Renowned Indian Broadcaster and Presenter of Binaca Geet Mala

Well Known Journalist Dr.Shahid Masood's first Interview after GEO TV was
put off air.
Amin Sayani Interview

Dr. Shahid Masood's Interview

11-11-07 1st Hour : Youth Show
2nd Hour : Discussion on Zabiha meat in Chicago
3rd Hour : Pakistan emergency discussion with Mr.Roedad Khan, former civil servant and information secratery,Awab Alvi and Sabahat Ashraf
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11-04-07 Hour 1: Song requests
2nd and 3rd Hour: Discussion of Pakistan's State of Emergency. Guests were Hasan Abbas, Adil Najam, Ayesha Siddique. Debate of the issue by callers as well
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10-28-07 1st Hour: Lively conversation and old songs
2nd Hour: Mayank Austen Soofi Interview
3rd Hour: Hassan Abbas Interview
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10-21-07 Sorry folks, this only had one out of the three hours of show
Talked about Pakistan issues.
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10-14-07 1st Hour : Youth Show Eid Special
2nd Hour : Eid Discussion, humorous poetry of Khalid Masood
3rd Hour : Nobel Peace Prize winning team member , Dr.Adil Najam was also there discussing the issues of environment
Congrats to Adil Najam from Asian Broadcasting Network. We are really proud of you!
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10-07-07 Ramadhan Special
1st Hour : Naat and Dars by Mufti Taqi Usmani
2nd Hour : Dars by Hasan bin Abdullah
3rd Hour : Fund raising for a mosque in Chicago
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9-30-07 2nd Hour : Special Guest, Akbar Hussain reciting Naat. Rauf Tabani on Pakistan situation
3rd Hour : Br.Fazeel Feroz from Georgetown Guyana, who was the President of Central Islamic Organization of Guyana.
He provided information about the great work he is doing for Muslims in Guyana. He asked the audience to donate generously
to his organization. website :http://www.ciog.org.gy/
Haseeb Khan recited his manajaat on the eve of Ramadhan
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09-23-07 Ramadhan Special Download Link
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09-16-07 Hour 1: Ramadhan Special
Hour 2: Danial Noorani, was the special guest (Apna Ghar, Citizens Foundation)
Hour 3: Faisal Azeem prominent young poet from Toronto who shared his poems and thoughts
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09-09-07 Hour 1: Youth Show
Hour 2: Sharmeen Obaid, renowned documentary maker on her views and questions on the recent events
Hour 3: Sabahat Asraf's segment on NED Convention, Basit Khan, a veteran who discussed his memories of 1965 indo pak war, Mujalla and Aik Khayal
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09-02-07 1st Hour : Youth Show featuring old pakistani songs
2nd Hour : ISNA Convention Coverage, Rauf Tabani and Sabahat Ashraf discussion. Najam Shiraz (Former Pakistani Pop Singer) gives an insightful interview to ABN.
3rd Hour : NED University Alumni Convention details by Riaz Haq and Tanveer Mohammadi followed by ISNA convention update and then Mr.Abul Hasan Naghmi on his memories with Quratul Ain Hyder
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08-26-07 1st Hour : Youth Show and coverage of Pakistan Day celebration in Chicago
2nd Hour : Continue discussion.Rauf Tabani from Pakistan, Sabahat Ashraf with hi s Tech segment on the low cost laptop.
3rd Hour : Mr.Muhammad Raghib Hussain , CTO Cavium Networks was the special guest who is a Pakistani from Karachi , NED Alumnus achieved the success of enlisting his company at NASDAQ. He gave an insight to his success of becoming CTO of a compay which builds highly specialized processors. Ali Hasan Cemendtaur's Aik Khayal on Quratul Ain Hyder.
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08-19-07 1st Hour : Youth Show and songs on Pakistan day
2nd Hour: First Muslim representative in the UK House of Lords , Lord Nazir Ahmed
3rd Hour : Renowned Broadcaster, Journalist, of Radio Pakistan veteran, Mr.Sabih Mohsin was also the guest. He provided his insights on the current situation of Journalism, his memories of famous personalities. This was followed by Mujalla containing the poetry of Manzar Bhopali dedicated to the people abroad and then Dr.Ghazi's monologue on it.
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08-12-07 Hour 1: Youth Show and Azadi Special.
Hour 2: Special Guest Mr.Abul Hasan Naghmi , ex-broadcaster of Radio Pakistan and also of Voice America, he provided his thoughts on the partition of India and discussed about his thoughts on 32 years in United States of America. He wrote a book on this subject and also writing a book called Manzil-e-Murad on Pakistan.
Hour 3: Continue discussion with Mr.Naghmi.Aik Khayal by Cemendtaur
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08-05-07 1st Hour : Special Guest Mr.Jamal Mohsin from New York , who wrote the first book in Urdu on Financial Planning. Calls from callers and questions.
2nd Hour : Calls and then Aik Khayal from Ali Hasan Cemendtaur, Rauf Tabani's call
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07-29-07 1st Hour : Youth Show and Song requests.
2nd Hour : Special Guest Dr.Ayesha Siddiqa, author of Military Incorporated from London who discussed about his recent book on Pakistan Military.
3rd Hour : Continued discussion with Dr.Ayesha Siddiqa followed by Mr.Kashif ul Huda updating on Dr.Mohammad Haneef who is now being released by Australian authorities and now cleared of terrorism charges
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07-22-07 Hour 1 :  Youth Show and fundraising discussion
Hour 2  : Special Guest Mr. Arif Zafar Mansuri,Ex-NEDIAN, CEO Metals and More Inc and also CEO of Pakistan Link. Heprovided his insight on his plans for expanding Pakistan Link which is the only well respected Pakistani newspaper in the USA.
Hour 3  : FundRaising Discussion. Mujala and Aik Khayal
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07-15-07 Hour 1: Youth show and song requests
Hour 2 : Becky Douglas from Risingstar outreach, helping leprosy patients in Southern Indian State of Tamil Nadu
Hour 3 : Zeeshan Suhail, a young Pakistani working for UN, board member of Americans for Informed Democracy followed by young guests who recited Naat.
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07-08-07 1st Hour : Youth Show and song requests
2nd Hour : Discussion with Richa Nagar, an activitist from Lucknow who discussed her movement in Sitapur UP india.
3rd Hour : Discussion with Harris Khalique, CEO of SPOPK , an NGO working on the flood affected areas of
Balochistan and Sindh. Followed by Mujalla
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07-01-07 Hour 1 : Song request and Youth Talk discussion on the July 22nd Annual Dinner.
Hour 2 : Discussion with Mehrdad Azimum, immigration activist and Official of Illinois Immigration Coalition on the recent Immigration bill which was stalled in Congress. Interview of Mr.Sardar Ali of Urdu website Sherosukhan.com
Hour 3 : Mujalla containing the work of Mohammad Ali Rudolvi and Ali Hasan Cemendtaur's Aik Khayal, Mr.Rauf Tabani's update from Karachi.
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06-24-07 1st Hour : Youth show; ABN Annual Dinner announcement and discussion - Dil se!
2nd Hour : Internaional Urdu Conference Coverage interview of various prominent Urdu Scholars live from the Conference Hall.Included interview of Dr.Gopi Chand Narang, Mr.Qamar Ali Abbasi, Parveeen Shere, Mr.Khalilur Rehman editor Urdu Times.
3rd Hour : Continued coverage of Conference, Cemendtaur's Aik Khayal, Mujalla containing Manzar Bhopali's poetry on Urdu. The showed ended with Sabahat Ashraf's tech talk on Apple's new iphone.
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06-17-07 1st Hour: Youth Show
2. Special Guest from Germany Dr.Christina Osterheld, A German Urdu Scholar from Heidelburg , who did her research on Urdu novels and did translation of various poets. She provided an insight into her work and also her work on Ibne Safi.
3. Rauf Tabani and Discussion on Urdu Conference by Ameen Haider and Muzaffar Farooqi
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06-10-07 1st : Song Requests; ABN announces interview of Chicago personalities; fan calls, etc.
2nd Hour : Dr. Athar Osaman from understandingpakistan.com and discussion on History.
3rd Hour : Sameera Aziz , renowned Urdu Journalist of the Gulf news who was interviewed by Urdu Talk Radio team. Mujalla and then Ali Hasan Cemendtaur's Aik Khayal. Also Mr.Haseeb Khan from Chicago
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06-03-07 Hour 1: Song Requests and youth discussions
Hour 2 : Discussion on Media and LaRiba Guests
Hour 3 : Mr.Rauf Tabani from Karachi , Special Guest Mr.Asaduddin Owaisi from, Muslim Leader from Hyderabad. He provided insight into the
recent bombings in Makka Masjid.
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05-27-07 1st Hour : Youth show and song requests
2nd Hour and 3rd Hour : Dr. Adil Najam interview on his recent trip and also on pakistaniat.com followed by Syed Talat Hussain of AAJ TV who is on his trip to US.
NEDIANS joining in the discussion on the recent crisis.
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05-20-07 1st Hour : Youth show and song requests
2nd Hour : Recitation of Quran followed by Discussion Sabahat Technology segment.
* Exclusive Report from Sadruddin Noorani on the new Immigration Bill. His views are that it is not good for us and we must contact our senators this week as they will be disccussing it from 5/21/07 through 5/29/07.
3rd Hour : Special guest Mr.Firoz Bakht Ahmed from Delhi India , who is a grand nephew of Maulana Azad and his achievements, Mujalla and then Ali Hasan Cemendtaur's Aik Khayal
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05-14-07 1st Hour : Discussion on UP Elections , 5/12 issue in Karachi and AAJ TV incident by our guest Mr.Moviz Siddiqui , US correspondent by AAJ TV.
2nd Hour : Rauf Tabani from Karachi on Karachi situation , Mujalla
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05-07-07 Hour 1: Youth show song requests
Hour 2 : Discussion on the recent political situation. Also discussion with special guest, GEO TV Alif and
Aghaz fame, Mr.Aneeq Ahmed.
Hour 3 : HDF convention discussion, Mujalla containing the poetry of Nighat Iftikhar from Pakistan followed by a Lata Haya's poetry on Urdu.
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4-22-07 1st Hour : Discussion on Pakistan's current political situation and listerners calling in. Sabahat Ashraf's Technology Segment on the interesting gadgets.
2nd Hour : Iqbal special, listerners calling in to recite their favourite couplets. Short version of Iqbal's Shikwa and Jawab-e-Shikwa was played.
The program ends with the call of Ms.Rabia Hameed , a current Virginia Tech Student who provided her experience of the deadly shooting that took place at Virginia Tech.
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4-15-07 1. Contains Dr.Ghazi's experiences on his trip to Saudi Arabia and his request for prayers for the sad demise of one of the her colleagues Ms.Maryam Sheikh who died recently.
2. Sabahat Ashraf with Technology segment and discussion on the reasons to buy a good PC and then Discussion on Google in Urdu / Punjabi and other languages.
3. Qamar Ali Abbasi's Audio Travelogue on his trip to Turkey.
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04-08-07 The show starts with Audio Travelogue of Urdu's famous writer Mr.Qamar Ali Abbasi' named "Turkey mein Abbasi". This was followed by Technology Segment by Sabahat Ashraf. The show also included the call of Mr.Rauf Tabani on the recent political and and economic situation. Aqil Sajjad from Boston also called in and discussed the causes of Pakistani cricket team failure in the world cup. Dr.Ghazi also joined the conversation from Riyadh Saudi Arabia. This week's mujalla had a recitation of Sahir Ludhianvi's poem by Dr.Fauzia Farooqui. Ali Hasan Cemendtaur's Aik Khayal was also presented. Download Link
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04-01-07 1st Hour : Rabiul Awal Special, children calling in to recite quran.Sabahat Ashraf, a regular contributor for technology called in with his Technology segment and provided his thoughts on blogging in the current political situation in Pakistan. Also provided some insights on the various devices came out on April 1st 2007 especially on google. Junaid Jamshed and Maulana Tariq Jameel's Jalwa Janan. Dr.Ghazi and Rauf Tabani called from Saudi Arabia on his trip to Saudi Arabia and provided his insights of the trip. Mr.Rauf Tabani discussed the economic plans of Saudi government for various areas. Dr.Mujahid Ghazi also emphasized that ABN's support for Naisay Dolar in the upcoming Chicago City Council runoff elections.
2nd Hour : Mr. Mohib Ahmed , a young indian muslim originally from Lucknow , India and currently living in Oregon. He talked about his projects called www.indianmuslims.in and www.aligarians.com. Sabahat Ashraf asked questions on the difference between the thinking of indian muslims. He also asked about how can Indian and Pakistani muslims can work together.
Note: Many callers, especially kids contributed in this show. Thanks all!
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3-25-07 Duration 1 hour 50 mins.
The show starts with Mr.Rauf Tabani's call who provided an update on the recent issue of Chief Justice of Pakistan.
This was followed by an interview of Mr.Nathan Tabor, an American who is pursuing PhD in Urdu from University of Texas at Austin. Mr.Nathan's fluent Urdu and his experience on his visit to India was really an interesting piece.
Nathan shared his favourite verses with the listerners. He also provided his reasons behind to pursue his further studies in Urdu.
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03-18-07 1st Hour: Youth show : Songs requests world cup discussion.
2nd Hour : Recitation from Holy Quran followed Dr.Awab Alvi , leader of Proud-Pakistani.com , and a prominent blogger discussed the recent Chief Justice of Pakistan crisis. Audio of recent media attacks played. Callers called in and asked questions.
3rd Hour : Discussion continued with Aqil Sajjad and Dr.Adil Najam of Pakistaniat.com calling from Boston on the recent crisis. Dr.Fauzia Farooqui's recitation of Faiz's Subh-e-Azadi followed by Shahran Asim's Mujalla containing Faiz and Ibne Insha and finally Ali Hasan Cemendtaur's Aik Khayal (an audio blog) on the recent crisis.
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03-11-07 Cricket World Cup Special. In the first hour, we talk about our memories of 1992 World Cup final. In the talk show, we welcome our special guest from PakPassion.net to educate the cricket lovers on the upcoming world cup and give a presentation on PakPassion.net, which is the premier site for all cricket discussions, score updates, cricket clips, etc. Other guests included Mr. A.H.Malik, the author of Quranic Prism and Dr. Ahsan Naqui, known for his research on smoking. Download Link
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03-04-07 Discussion on recent Chicago City Council elections, Technology segment by Sabahat Ashraf, Mujalla containing the work of Meera jee and Faiz Ahmed Faiz and Ali Hasan Cemendtaur's Aik Khayal Download Link
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02-18-07 Special Guest : Imran Siddiqui
Anchored Tijarati Khabrain on PTV Network. Anchored Pakistan News Link on Zee Europe Anchored Karobari Duniya on PTV Network. and Zee Europe. Anchored Business Breakfast on PTV Network .  Hosted and produced radio shows on stations like FM 107,    FM 101, FM 100, NU 107 and BMFM 105.1
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02-04-07 1st Hour : Youth Show and Song requests.
2nd Hour : Special guest was Alderman Bernard Stone , vice Mayor of City of Chicago and also the current Alderman from the 50th ward who is also running for election for the alderman. He gave his election agenda.
3rd Hour : Naisy Dolar, an Asian runninig for election also came to give her opinion.Salman Aftab , a Pakistani who is also contesting the above two candidates also came to the show and give his election agenda.
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01-28-07 This is a Moharram Special show of 3 hours.
1st Hour : The program contains naat , and poetry of famous Pakistani poet Mr.Ifitkhar Arif on Moharram, Mr.Aijaz Rehmani's poetry.
2nd Hour : Mr.Abdul Hakim, from Toronto who is the famous for his work on Quranic Prism.
Special Guest: Prince Mohsin Ali Khan, ex-prince of Hyderabad Deccan from London who spoke boldly on religious tolerance among the various sects in muslims. Discussion on late Mr.Mohsin Bhopali.
2nd Hour : Technology segment by Sabahat Ashraf who talk on the ways to take your cellphone from US which works in the India and Pakistan. Also how to use your existing voice over ip service in Pakistan and India.
3rd Hour : Moharram Nohay by Syed Nasir Jehan, and other Chicago's local persons. Mujalla containing the work of Allama's Iqbal's Jawab-Shikwah in the voice of Late Mr.Z.A Bukhari. Cemendtaur's Aik Khayal
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01-21-07 1st Hour : Youth Show and song requests including oldies, new songs.
2nd Hour : Sabahat Ashraf from Sillicon Valley California on his recent trip to Pakistan and his thoughts on the changes he saw. Rauf Tabani from Karachi on Pakistan's economic situation as a weekly guest.
3rd Hour :Urdu's most famous humorous poet from New York, Khalid Irfan as special guest. He enthralls the audience with his humorous poetry on the current events, society and politics. Callers calling in showing appreciation for the guest.
The third hour also includes another aik khayal on the environment by Ali Hasan Cemendtaur. Mr.Miguel came as a guest in the last half hour of the show who is running for elections for the county clerk's office.
Listen Cemendtaur's thought provoking "Aik Khayal". Another guest Mr. Miguel who is running for city clerk.
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01-07-07 Hour 1 : Youth Show with Song Requests.
Hour 2 : Urdu Talk Radio and special guest Begum Saqiba Rahimuddin from Pakistan on her work and contributions to the Children's literature. Mr.Rauf Tabani from Pakistan on his Hajj experience with the famous Pakistani players and how islam has changed the lives of a newly converted Muslim Muhammad Yusuf. Mujalla which includes the work of Saadat Hasan Manto in the voice of Zia Mohiuddin.
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12-31-06 Hour 1: Youth show with song Requests.
Hour 2: Interview with Mr.Moonis Ahmar on the situation of muslims in india
Hour 3: Interview with Ms.Asma Shikoh on her paintings.
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12-24-06 1st Hour : Youth show and song requests
2nd Hour : 100 years of Radio special guest Mr.Burhanuddin Hasan, from Karachi , Pakistan on Pakistani media history.
3rd Hour : Mr.Wahid Butt on Sabri Nhiari disaster ,Technology update from Sabahat Ashraf and Mujalla 1st anniversary special
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12-17-06 1. Youth Segment contains requests for pakistani songs.
2. Discussion on the Fall of East Pakistan on 16 Dec 1971 and the plight of stranded pakistanis still living in camps.Mr.Haroon Rashid from Dhaka who was born just after the fall of east pakistan and he is now 35 years old. Dr.Ghazi's questions to him on his plight in Bangladesh.
Mr.Ehtesham uddin Rashid, Mr.Iqrar Bukhari of Pakistan Repatriation Council (PRC) on the relief activities.
3. Mr.Anwar Khan on OBAT HELPERS (www.obathelpers.org) on his charity work in the stranded Pakistanis camps in Bangladesh.
4. Sabahat Ashraf on internet phone services and info on the sites banned in Pakistan.
5. Mujalla containing the rendition of Pitras Bukhari's work by Zia Mohiuddin and Humorous poetry of late Maulana Mahirul Qadri
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12-10-2006 Discussion on Ayurmedic Medicine by Dr. Arun K. Sahi. Sabahat Ashraf on Windows Vista. Mujalla containing the rendition of Mohammad Ali Rudolvi's work by Zia Mohiuddin and humorous Prof. Inayat Ali Khan. Download Link
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12-3-2006 Here is another edition of Urdu Talk Radio Chicago.Program includes songs and requests in the Youth Segment. Sabahat Ashraf talks on Technological advancements in Urdu scripting. Discussion on the Chicago Devon Avenue Fire. Mr Rauf Tabani's talk on Pakistani's situation Download Link
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11-26-2006 Guests on the program were as follows
1 - Adil Najam (Mit Graduate n founder of Pakistaniat.com)
2 - Khalid Hassan (Pakistani Journalist)
3 - Shabana Azmi (Indian Actress & Activist)
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09-16-2006 In this edition of Urdu Talk Radio Chicago contains a literary segment named as Mujalla in which Zia Mohiuddin reads prominent writer Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi's work. The talk show discusses the recent controversy generated by ISNA by developing a calendar for the Muslims. The discussion got really heated when people called in favor and against of the moonsighting. A treat to listen Download Link
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01-09-2006 This is a 3hr duration program which has a youth show and then a Literary Segment called Mujalla in which Zia Mohiuddin reads Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi's work. Also there is a discussion on Eid-ul-Azha and then talk on various topics Download Link
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