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    17Th Amendment Pakistan In Urdu

  • TV channels’ nightmarish Urdu pronunciation and an Urdu pronouncing dictionary

    URDU pronunciation of some Pakistani TV channels is giving nightmares to many, though the owners and anchors of those channels may not even be aware how mercilessly they have been slaughtering our national language...

    Aside from intermingling English words and phrases with their Urdu conversation, these innocent anchors mispronounce many Urdu words, sometime rendering the sentence ridiculously incorrect...

  • Gboard introduces Roman Urdu to Urdu feature

    Google has recently launched its Roman Urdu to Urdu Google Keyboard (Gboard) feature for both Android and iOS...

    pk's (TJ) review, Gboard’s Roman Urdu to Urdu feature is smart and accurately translates Roman Urdu text into Urdu script in real time...

  • Teen Navilet: French in Urdu, or Urdu in French?

    In Columeau’s case, French and its Provencal dialect are his native languages, and Urdu and Punjabi the languages that he speaks with native fluency...

    The cultural gulf between French and Urdu does not split the writer’s imagination, but enriches it in ways that make his work outstanding...

  • Dance Day festival on 17th

    LAHORE: A ‘Dance Day Manao’ or celebrate the dance day will be held on May 17 at Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall, where performances of eminent classical, folk, sufi and modern dancers of Pakistan will be showcased...

    Before the performances, there will be a discourse on classical dance in Pakistan where leading dancers of the country will speak their minds on the particular topic...

  • JIT summons Shahbaz to appear on 17th

    LAHORE: The joint inve­stigation team (JIT) probing the offshore holdings of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his children has summoned his younger brother, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, to appear before it on June 17 (Saturday)...

    Mr Shahbaz will appear before the six-member JIT, headed by Federal Inves­tiga­tion Agency’s Addi­tional Director Wajid Zia, two days after the prime minister’s scheduled appearance
  • Aqeel Khan wins Khyber Open for 17th time

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan number one Aqeel Khan won the 35th Chief of the Air Staff Khyber Open Tennis Championship for a record 17th consecutive time by defeating Mohammad Abid 6-1, 6-1, 6-3 in the final here at Officer Mess courts on Wednesday...

    Davis Cupper and Pakistan star player Aqeel and talented Abid enthralled the spectators with their great show of forceful smashes and baseline shots...

  • Amar Cables crowned as 17th Seniors Cup regional champions

    KARACHI: Bilal Khilji’s fine unbeaten century allowed Amar Cables to be crowned as the Northern Region champions of the 17th National Seniors Cup Cricket Tournament 2015 as they overcame Askari Greens by one wicket in a nail-biting final at the LCCA Ground in Lahore...

    A record number of 109 teams from all over the country entered the annual tournament, being organised by the Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association (PVCA), and sponsored...

  • Spanish treasure from 17th century on sale in New York

    NEW YORK: An exquisite gold chalice, an emerald-encrusted cross and silver coins go on auction in New York next month, recovered from a Spanish ship that sank off the coast of Florida in 1622...

    The extraordinary items were discovered by a US treasure hunter from the wreckage of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha, the most famous vessel in a Spanish flotilla that sank after sailing into a hurricane
  • ‘Paranoid schizophrenic prisoner’ on death row to be hanged on 17th

    According to the Justice Project Pakistan (JPP), an NGO working with prisoners on death row, since his diagnosis, the jail medical officer has consistently referred to Hayat’s delusions, his psychosis, and his mental illness, while ordering powerful anti-psychotic medication for him...

    Knowingly hanging a mentally-ill person would signal to the world that Pakistan did not uphold fundamental rights of its citizens or abided by its...

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