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  • Foreign-funded militant gang busted in Karachi, Hyderabad: ISPR

    KARACHI: Security forces busted a foreign-sponsored gang, in intelligence based operations conducted in Karachi and Hyderabad, according to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday...

    Following a tip off, security agencies carried out surveillance of the group for weeks before the operation was launched on August 9 in Hyderabad and Karachi to arrest the culprits...

  • Children to be introduced to regional languages

    ISLAMABAD: The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) will be organising a ‘Virsa Summer Camp for Children in Regional Languages’ at Shakarparian with the aim of celebrating diversity...

    It is hoped that this would encourage children to claim ownership of Pakistan’s various languages and diverse cultural heritage...

  • Private schools yet to start teaching regional languages

    PESHAWAR: Although teaching of regional languages has been initiated in the government schools in the current academic year seven months ago, the private schools have bluntly refused to implement government’s decision in this regard...

    The elementary and secondary education department has declared five regional languages compulsory subject for teaching in public and private sector educational institutions in the respective areas... ...

  • Balochistan governor calls for teaching in local languages

    QUETTA: Balochistan Governor Mohammad Khan Achakzai has called for introducing syllabus in local languages for improving the standard of education in the country...

    The governor stressed the need for introducing syllabus in local languages in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa so that children could understand their subjects in a better way...

  • Experts discuss preservation of regional languages

    The two-day conference is being organised by the Department of English and Institute of Languages, University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir...

    “Languages reflect the culture and civilisation of any country and such type of programmes must be held on a regular basis to promote and preserve the endangered languages...

  • COLUMN: Two languages or one?

    This interesting set of Shurafa Muslims — more than one generation of whom may have been collectively involved in the process of ‘re-christening’ a local language — invariably claimed for themselves a foreign, imported origin...

    However, when it came to the local language of Hindustan, adopted (or rather captured) by the Muslim rulers and members of their ‘exalted’ court — all claiming an imported lineage — it was difficult to claim a...

  • Senate panel approves national languages bill

    The amendment to Clause (1) of Article 251 of the Constitution was proposed to declare Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto and Balochi as national languages along with Urdu...

    ”Its statement of objects and reasons said: “The Constitution of Pakistan is a mother document of the country which should recognise all languages equally and does not set preference of one language over the other...

  • Promotion of native languages a must for national unity

    PESHAWAR: The third International Hindko Conference concluded here on Sunday with a call to promote all Pakistani languages to strengthen national unity...

    The three-day conference was organised by the Gandhara Hindko Board and Gandhara Hindko Academy as part of the efforts to promote Hindko along with other native languages and cultures...

  • Learn different languages

    Learning languages is fun but it also gives a person a huge plus point when one communicates with the natives of that particular language...

    We hardly know more than three languages in our part of the world and some of you know not more than two...

  • WPC for teaching regional languages in all provinces

    LAHORE: World Punjabi Congress (WPC) Chairman Fakhar Zaman has stressed the need for teaching Sindhi, Balochi and Pashto in Punjab’s educational institutions and Punjabi language in other provinces...

    “This will ensure the mutual, cultural and linguistic understanding among all the four federation units,” said Mr Zaman in his keynote speech at the Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai Conference arranged on Wednesday by the Pakistan Academy of...
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