Hyderabad: Siasat Urdu Daily took another step forward and launched “Bolta Siasat” which facilitates readers to listen to the news besides reading it.
Mr. Zahid Ali Khan, Editor of Siasat Urdu Daily launched this service on the occasion of Independence Day. It may be mentioned that Siasat Urdu Daily was also launched on Independence Day 69 years ago. This system was developed by Mr. Rashid Ahmed and his team. Mr. Rashid is a Founder & Director of ebhasha setu language services private ltd. He is a Research Scholar of IIIT Hyderabad, Gachibowli. He is doing Ph.D. under the supervision of Dr. Rajeev Singal, former Director of IIIT Hyderabad.
Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Zahid Ali Khan told that in the future, “Bolta Siasat” will start in other languages also. The objective of this program is to keep the Urdu readers abreast of the latest technological developments and also to apprise the speakers of other languages of the issues pertaining to the Urdu language.
The brain behind this unique initiative is Mr. Amer Ali Khan, News Editor of Siasat Urdu Daily. Mr. Rashid told that he was working on this project for the past one month. Mr. Mohammed Riyaz Ahmed, Senior sub-Editor of Saisat Urdu has lent his voice to it. It is hoped that this unique initiative would be worth adopting for Urdu journalism. Present on this occasion were Dr. Shahid Ali Khan, Mr. Syed Abdul Wahab Qadri, Mr. Asghar Ali Khan, Dr. Saber Ali Khan, Mr. Taquiuddin Shajee, Mr. Mohammed Riyaz Ahmed and Mr. Zahed Farooqui.
In order to listen to the news, the listener can visit http://126.96.36.199/boltasiasat/.