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  • Literary Notes: Some loanwords of European origin in pre-1857 Urdu poetry

    IT is generally assumed that words borrowed from the English language or other European languages entered the Urdu language post-1857, the year in which the British completely took over and the last Mughal ruler of India was deposed...

    Poetry of some classical Urdu poets such as Insha Allah Khan Insha (died 1817) and Mushafi (died 1824) has ample proofs that certain words of European origin had been borrowed by the Urdu language much...

  • Vigil held at Empress Market, where blood of soldiers was spilt in 1857

    KARACHI: It was a solemn moment at the Empress Market where several learned individuals gathered on Sunday evening to hold a vigil in remembrance of the unsung heroes executed by hanging or by being tied to British cannons which blew them up in September 1857...

    Many shopkeepers and passers-by stopped to inquire about what was going on, and were informed about Karachi’s role in the liberation war of 1857 against the British Empire......

  • Myths & mysteries: The enchanted necklace

    It is a necklace of Celtic origin, known to be 2,500 years old...

    Many people have conducted educational research here and have found that one interesting piece of ancient jewellery, the Celtic necklace, has some unusual powers associated to it...

  • Missing necklace found, but plot thickens

    ISLAMABAD: The mystery of the ‘missing’ necklace, donated by the wife of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the flood-hit people of Pakistan in 2010, appeared to be resolving on Friday as former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani admitted that it was in his possession...

    Also read: Missing necklace stumps sleuthsMr Gilani said he had close ties with the Erdogan family and Mrs Erdogan was like a sister to him...

  • Missing necklace stumps sleuths

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has ordered the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to investigate the disappearance of a precious necklace donated for flood-stricken people by Emine Erdogan, the wife of the then Turkish prime minister, in 2010...

    He told reporters on Wednesday that the necklace had gone missing from the warehouse of the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra)...

  • Necklace & apology

    ALTHOUGH the missing necklace, which cost us our national honour, finally stands retrieved, the very act which allowed it to happen should be thoroughly investigated and the culprits given punishment...

  • FIA asks Gilani about missing necklace

    ISLAMABAD: The Fede­ral Investigation Agency (FIA) has formally approa­ched former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for information about a missing necklace — donated by the Turkish first lady — which is purportedly government’s property...

    The necklace was donated in 2010 by the wife of Turkish President (then prime minister) Recep Tayyip Erdogan to help the flood-affected people of Pakistan...

  • Court seeks report on missing necklace from FIA

    MULTAN: A local court on Monday directed the Federal Investigation Agency to conduct an inquiry into the missing necklace donated by the Turkish first lady...

    He stated that the wife of the then Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan had handed over her costly necklace for flood victims in Mehmood Kot in 2010...

  • Necklace issue a bid to malign me, says Gilani

    LAHORE: Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said involving the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in the matter of the ‘missing’ necklace donated by the Turkish First Lady showed the government’s intent of his ‘character assassination’...

    “Once I had told that necklace was with me the matter was resolved...

  • New claimants to gifted necklace?

    MUZAFFARGARH: The diamond necklace of the Turkish prime minister’s wife, which is at the centre of controversy between the interior ministry and former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, has ‘new claimants’...

    The residents of Mahmoodkot and Budh areas say the necklace belongs to them and they should be given right to decide about its status...

  • Necklace issue: Gilani rejects ex-Nadra chief’s claim

    LAHORE: Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Thursday contradicted the claim of the former chairman of Nadra in a reply to the Federal Investigation Agency’s notice in the controversy of the ‘missing’ necklace donated by the Turkish First Lady...

    She never gave the said necklace on this occasion to any one, nor I directed its auction...

  • Turkish necklace: FIA man gets show-cause notice on plea against ex-premier, his wife

    MULTAN: A court on Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to the Federal Investigation Agency deputy director for not initiating a probe into matter pertaining to the necklace of Turkish First Lady, involving ex-premier Yousuf Raza Gilani and his wife and not submitting a reply...

    It accused the former premier and his wife of embezzling the necklace donated by the Turkish First Lady to flood victims in Mehmood Kot in 2010...

  • ‘Missing necklace’ returned to Nadra

    ISLAMABAD: The Natio­n­al Database and Regis­tration Authority (Nadra), finally received on Friday the long-lost necklace, which had been donated by the wife of (now) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to help the flood-affected people of Pakistan in 2010...

    6 million for the necklace and the amount was equally distributed among eight brides at a mass wedding ceremony held at a flood-relief camp in Dadu...

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