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  • The meaning of meaning discussed

    KARACHI: There are many tools which can help readers understand the meaning of meaning of texts, but for that readers have to be familiar with those tools along with cultures and traditions that are often used as references by creators of texts...

    This was the crux of a lecture titled ‘The meaning of meaning’ delivered by noted scholar and poet Prof Sahar Ansari at the Arts Council on Tuesday evening...

  • Serena wins at love again; says 'yes' to engagement in poem

    The tennis great announced her engagement to Alexis Ohanian on Thursday, posting a poem on Reddit that she accepted the proposal of the social news website's co-founder...

    Her poem: “I came home/A little late/Someone had a bag packed for me/And a carriage awaited/Destination: Rome/To escort me to my very own “charming “/Back to where our stars first collided/And now it was full circle/At the same table we first met by chance/This time...

  • ‘Rare’ Anne Frank poem to be auctioned

    THE HAGUE: An “extremely rare” handwritten poem by Anne Frank, penned shortly before she went into hiding from the Nazis, is to be auctioned and could fetch up to 50,000 euros, the auctioneers said on Thursday...

    The poem was written in the friendship book of the older sister of Anne’s best friend, and is signed by the Jewish teenager and dated March 28, 1942, auctioneers Bubb Kuyper said...

  • Anne Frank poem fetches 140,000 euros at auction

    HAARLEM: A very rare handwritten poem by Jewish diarist Anne Frank was sold for 140,000 euros to an unnamed online bidder on Wednesday, fetching almost three times its reserve price...

    Dedicated to “Dear Cri-cri”, the poem, written in Dutch in black ink on a notebook-size piece of white paper which has slightly discoloured with age, is signed “in memory, from Anne Frank”...

  • The QAU strike explained

    Several well-meaning social activists and organisations have broadcast their support for the striking students and decried police actions leading to injuries...

  • Telecom policy goals explained

    ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rahman has said that telecommunication infrastructure of Pakistan provides supportive environment for sustainable growth...

    While presenting policy statement at the World Summit on Information Technology Forum 2015 in Geneva, Ms Rahman said the goals of the telecommunication sector policy to enable socio-economic growth were aligned with Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals
  • Forgotten meaning

    HAPPY Independence Day — a day of commemoration and celebration...

    But when did you last stop to think: independence from whom?Aug 14 has largely been stripped of its historical context and become a day to celebrate national identity in its most generic incarnation, never mind the independence part
  • SC deliberates meaning of integrity during Jahangir Tareen disqualification case

    The Supreme Court (SC) while hearing the disqualification case against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen on Thursday deliberated the nuances of the definition of integrity as under Article 62(1)(F) of the Constitution before adjourning the case until Oct 23...

    Under the article, a person is not qualified to hold public office if he is not ‘sadiq' and 'ameen’ ? truthful and trustworthy
  • Cyberattack ransomware explained

    LOS ANGELES: Computers across the world were locked up on Friday and users’ files held for ransom when dozens of countries were hit in a cyber-extortion attack that targeted hospitals, companies and government agencies...

    Here’s a look at how malware and ransomware work and what people can do if they fall victim to attacks
  • India-China border standoff explained

    NEW DELHI: It was the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan that sounded the alarm: Chinese soldiers had arrived with bulldozers and excavators, and were building a high-mountain road near India’s border in an area the two nuclear-armed Asian giants have disputed for decades...

    India responded to the call by sending troops last month to evict the Chinese army construction party from the Doklam Plateau
  • SRK learns the meaning of love

    Bollywood big shot Shah Rukh Khan is one of those Indian actors who love to express their feelings on social networking websites, especially Twitter...

    Now SRK is a regular tweeter, which means he is smart enough to know how to put his message(s) across without sounding like he’s doing it
  • EU research support for Pakistani scientists explained

    KARACHI: Pakistani scientists could benefit from the Horizon 2020 programme under which funds of 300 million to 400m euros are available for research assistance, said acting EU ambassador to Pakistan Stefano Gatto at a seminar held at Karachi University (KU) on Wednesday...

    The programme aimed at creating awareness of Horizon 2020 was jointly organised by a European Union delegation to Pakistan, Pakistan Science Foundation and the KU
  • Delay in verdict explained

    LAHORE: Election tribunal member Kazim Ali Malik on Monday explained reasons behind the delay in announcement of reserved verdict on PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s petition against the victory of National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq from NA-122, Lahore...

  • England, Sri Lanka mull points system to add meaning to series

    NEW DELHI: England have attempted a minor shake-up of the largely conventional world of Test cricket by offering to use a points-based system to determine the winner of their home series against Sri Lanka...

    Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) secretary Mohan de Silva confirmed receiving the proposals covering the three Tests, five one-dayers and a Twenty20 International set to be played between the teams from May 19 to July 5
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