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  • Red tape may affect speech, essay writing contests

    LAHORE: Red-tapism within the Punjab School Education Department may have an effect on the speech and essay writing competitions 2015, launched by the chief minister with the aim to empower both male and female students to combat the menace of terrorism in the country...

    “It has come to the notice of the competent authority that the instructions regarding speech and essay writing competitions are not being conveyed to lower formation…...

  • ESSAY: WHAT MAKES US UNIQUE

    These features not only lend unique colours to Urdu literature written in Pakistan after independence, but also set it apart from the Urdu literature written in India during the last 70 years...

    Mushtaq Ahmad Yousufi in his laughter-evoking memoirs Zarguzasht (though he himself called it an “autobiography of the childhood”) tells of a Karachi that was emerging in Pakistan’s early days, when I...

  • ESSAY: MARX, MATRICIDE AND MIND CONTROL

    ”The point would be made again a few years later in Richard Hofstadter’s essay ‘The Paranoid Style in American Politics’, which noted that “a fundamental paradox of the paranoid style is the imitation of the enemy...

  • ESSAY: THE MAN WHO BECAME A MOVEMENT

    He is credited for originating the two-nation theory, founding the Aligarh Movement and being a founding father of Pakistan, but less celebrated are his achievements in providing a modern, scientific and rational interpretation of Islam and the Holy Quran, as well as his debates on culture that — in the face of stern opposition from fundamentalists and detractors — sowed the seeds of enlightenment and progress...

    ”A comprehensive...

  • ESSAY: THE FUTURE OF MAULA JATT

    I depicted their uncanny similarities first in a 2015 essay, and later in a 2016 viral mashup video of The Dark Knight’s trailer...

    If so many changes continue, at some point you’ll have to ask yourself … why is this movie called Maula Jatt?Maula Jatt (1979) is the most significant film in Pakistan’s history — and not for the best reasons...

  • ESSAY: The seer and the satirist

    In Pakistan, Saadat Hasan Manto was especially marked out by the Progressive Writers Association (PWA) for publication of a haunting series of sketches: Siyah Hashiay, and this created so much bad blood that Manto was eventually expelled from the PWA...

    It contained masterpieces like ‘Peshawar Express’, though I have always thought that the much-underrated short story in this collection ‘Aik Tawaif ka Khat Pandit Nehru aur...

  • LITERARY NOTES: Master Ramchandr: pioneer of Urdu essay writing

    Very little has been written on Master Ramchandr, though he had played a critical role in development of Urdu essay-writing and modern Urdu prose...

    In fact, Ramchandr was Urdu’s first essay writer, but lack of knowledge about Ramchandr and his Urdu essays has led to the misconception that Sir Syed Ahmed Khan was Urdu’s first essay writer...

  • SEVENTY + SEVENTY: ESSAY: THE NEW WORLD ORDER

    In it, he presents an imaginary vision of the next 50 to 60 years of Pakistan...

    The future that Abbas painted depicted the maulvis holding sway over Pakistan; majaalis-i-shura have been established and decreeing various punishments left, right and centre...

  • ESSAY: THE MOST SCANDALOUS NOVEL EVER WRITTEN

    Did James Joyce write the most scandalous and pornographic novel ever written? Or is Ulysses the Mount Everest of modern literature, perhaps the finest work of fiction written in the 20th century?Published in 1922 by Sylvia Beach of Shakespeare and Company, a famous bookshop in Paris, the novel was quickly banned in England and America...

    The United States postal service burned copies that arrived from Europe as it had done earlier in...
  • ESSAY: MAN MEET MACHINE

    Some of the greatest science fiction films ever made revolve around the relationship between man and machine...

    Metropolis (Fritz Lang, 1927), 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968), Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 1982), and The Terminator (James Cameron, 1984), to name some prominent examples, all discuss the potential of artificial intelligence/life and its impact on man
  • ESSAY: WRITING PEOPLE TO LIFE

    Raees Ahmed Jafri’s Deed-o-Shuneed (1948) was one of the earliest collections of pen-sketches published in Pakistan...

    Without mentioning Aslam Farrukhi the history of Urdu sketch-writing in Pakistan cannot be complete...

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