Open source open type font for writing Urdu
Center for Research in Urdu Language Processing (CRULP) at the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan has announced the release of updated version of Open Source character-based Nafees Web Naskh Open Type Font for writing Urdu in Naskh script based on Unicode standards.
Hindi Software CD launched
At Vigyan Bhavan New Delhi, a Hindi Software Tools CD was launched by Mrs. Sonia Gandhi in the presence of IT Minister and IT Secretary. The CD contains Open Source Software, which runs both on Windows and Linux. It includes Open Office, Firefox, Gaim, Columba Email and Limewire.