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  • Rest house upgraded to circuit house

    GUJRAT: The district council rest house has been upgraded to the level of a circuit house and additional bedrooms and other infrastructure will now be built there for temporary stay of government officers and other functionaries...

    The rest house was established by the Gujrat district council around four decades ago and was under its control since then...

  • 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...

  • Ownership of rest house in Nathiagali in limbo

    PESHAWAR: A defiant provincial police chief and a weak provincial chief executive, the result: the ownership of a rest house in the cool climes of Nathiagali that was supposed to have been transferred to the department of tourism, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa way back in June, remains in limbo...

    Dawn has in its possession details of the correspondence between the police department and the office of the chief secretary including the approval of...

  • Pims deputes medical teams at Sihala rest house

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) on Thursday deputed medical teams at the Police Training College Rest House Sihala...

    The all-women teams of doctors and nurses will stay at the rest house round the clock as will an ambulance of the hospital...

  • SC directs authorities to move Omar Sheikh from death cell to rest house

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed authorities to move Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, the prime accused in the 2002 killing of American journalist Daniel Pearl, from a death cell in the Karachi Central Prison to a government rest house within the next two to three days...

    The apex court also directed authorities to ensure complete security of the rest house, and allowed Sheikh's family access to him from 8am to 5pm, while hearing a...

  • Happiness is cheap air conditioning

    It is an old Catch-22: one needs refuge from the blazing sun and muggy weather, but switching on the air-conditioning means a very, very hefty burden on your budget...

    But technological innovations have now allowed us a way out of this dilemma; today, it is possible to enjoy the benefits of air-conditioning without turning into a pauper
  • Lubricant prices unchanged despite cheap oil

    KARACHI: Lubricant makers have yet to reduce prices despite a significant drop in global crude oil prices since mid-2014 and a cut in lube base oil (LBO) rates by a local refinery...

    Dealers said lubricants contain 70-90 per cent LBO, depending on the grade, while the rest are additives...

  • Pipe maker moves NTC against cheap imports

    ISLAMABAD: A local manufacturer of seamless pipes/tubes has approached the National Tariff Commission (NTC) for seeking protection against cheap imports...

    The NTC said that the comm­ission received an application from M/s Huffaz Seamless Pipe Ind­us­tries, Karachi, requesting that customs duty on import of its major inputs — special steel round bars and other raw material — may be reduced to zero per cent and customs duty on its...

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