Category Archive: Dean Nelson

All William Shakespeare’s plays translated into Punjabi over 20 years

The Telegraph

By Dean Nelson

 

A retired English professor in India has finished translating all 38 of William Shakespeare’s plays into Punjabi after 20 years, being paid just 50p a day.

 

Last month Surjit Hans, an 82-year-old former Heathrow postman finished the last translation of the works – Henry VIII – to complete his project.

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South Asia: preview of 2013

The Telegraph

By Dean Nelson

 

2013 will be a year of reckoning throughout the region with India, Pakistan, Afghanistan Bangladesh and Nepal all facing elections, and Pakistan and Afghanistan reaching a decisive moment in the war on terror.

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