Working languages:
English to Urdu
English to Hindi
Hindi to English

20+ yrs of translating/ editing/proofing

Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Local time: 07:33 IST (GMT+5.5)

Native in: English Native in English, Urdu Native in Urdu
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, Transcription, Project management
Specializes in:
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.Education / Pedagogy
JournalismEnvironment & Ecology
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaMining & Minerals / Gems
Telecom(munications)IT (Information Technology)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 54, Questions answered: 78, Questions asked: 6
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 14
Glossaries gloss._47
Translation education Other - HIIT
Experience Years of experience: 34. Registered at May 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Hindi (University of Kashmir)
Urdu to English (Kashmir University)
Hindi to English (Kashmir University)
English to Urdu (Kashmir University)
English (India)
Memberships N/A
TeamsUrdu Localization Team
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Frontpage, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, LogMeIn, Microsoft XP2000, OTHER SPECIAL CAT TOOLS FOR LOCALIZATION, Skype, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
Forum posts 11 forum posts
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Events and training
Powwows attended
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This translator has finished completing Localization of a reputed Mobile Phone using a special tool
The translator has also completed localization of another Mobile Phone
The translator has Localized Opera mini
The Translator is presently engaged in Localization of Mobile Games for a mobile company
The translator has translated several projects in Medicine, Psychology and Psychiatry as well as Market research.
Some other Translation projects as well as reviews are also to the credit of the translator
This translator has worke using TRADOS 7. 0 and SDLXLite, creating termbase as well as TM for each.
This translator has recently translated a 20.000 word text on psychiatry. Curriculum Vitae

Name: Chaman Kantroo
Born on: 25th June AD 1947
Born at: Anantnag, Kashmir
Qualifications Academic: PG (Eng); B. Sc. (Eng., Chemistry, Botany, Zoology)
PGJMC (Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication)
Qualifications Prof.: Teacher, Administrator, Journalist;
Qualifications Literary: Poet; Writer;
Mother-tongue: Urdu, Kashmiri
Language of state: Urdu
National Language: Hindi
Medium of Education: English
Command over spoken and written Languages: English, Urdu, Hindi, and Kashmiri
Published “UMEED” a journal; as a student, in the valley.
in Journalism: (1) Worked as a reporter/sub-editor some local Newspapers.
(2) Edited Voice of the Society, another English Daily of Jammu
(3) Have been contributing to different papers as a free lancer.
Online Editing: Edited various online mss outsourced by Elle Bonanza Ltd.
Published works:(1) “’ETERNAL SIN’—a collection of English Poems” ISBN: 81-85299-20-5 (HB)
ISBN: 81-85299-29-3 (PB)
available at
(2) Have been contributing, as a freelance Journalist to various papers on Political, social, cultural, as also on scientific and environmental issues.
(3) Was commissioned to write a chapter for an anthology on Kashmir, "SNOWMEN AND KALASHNIKOVS" by title; my chapter is titled "earthy Truths". This anthology by Pan Macmillan is likely to hit bookstalls soon;
Other Works: (1) My novel in English "Crumbling Stands" depicting an individual's struggle against his shortcomings, an exposition of psyche of a person- caught between his aspirations and his limitations- written in the genre of stream of consciousness; is soon to be published.
(2) A collection of Urdu Poems "Kaheen Miley…" and
(3) A collection of Kashmiri Poems "Zuweh wuzin’y" are in an advanced stage of publication.
I Established a School by name and style “LYCEUM” in Mattan, Anant Nag (KMR), which is still running and has produced a number of successful students that have joined high profile careers worth the name… I administered the school for qbout 30 years.
As a inquisitive being, understanding the necessity and value of information, I keep myself well equipped with general info, and always abreast of new developments.
Contact details: Chaman Lal Kantroo
C/O S. Amarjeet Singh
25-Old Karan Nagar
J&K, India
Pin code: 180001
Ph.: +91-191-2562946
Mob: +91-9469233666
Email ID: [email protected]
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Total pts earned: 78
PRO-level pts: 54

Top languages (PRO)
Urdu to English19
English to Urdu8
English to Hindi4
Hindi to English4
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences12
Top specific fields (PRO)
Poetry & Literature11
Medical (general)8
Education / Pedagogy8
Medical: Cardiology4
Finance (general)4
Government / Politics4
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English to Kashmiri3
English to Urdu2
Specialty fields
IT (Information Technology)1
Computers: Software1
Other fields
Livestock / Animal Husbandry1
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting1
Keywords: Translation/editing/proofing in multiple languages Political Manuscripts, Legal doc, conference interpreting, business interpreting, domestic violence, tourism. sciences. web & mobile localization, Medical and Pschiatry Fast service, strict maintainance of deadlines, exactitude.

Profile last updated
Oct 29, 2009

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