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  • Saudi police detain young woman for removing abaya: media

    Saudi police detained a young woman for violating modesty rules after she removed her abaya, the loose-fitting, full-length robes women are required to wear, on a main street in the capital Riyadh, local media reported on Monday...

    The Arabic-language al-Sharq newspaper reported that the woman was detained after a complaint was filed by the religious police...

  • Saudi police detain young woman for removing abaya

    Saudi police detained a young woman for violating 'modesty rules' after she removed her abaya, the loose-fitting, full-length robes women are required to wear, on a main street in the capital Riyadh, local media reported on Monday...

    The Arabic-language al-Sharq newspaper reported that the woman was detained after a complaint was filed by the religious police...

  • Abaya not mandatory attire for Saudi women, says cleric

    DUBAI: Saudi women need not wear the abaya — the loose-fitting, full-length robe — a senior member of the top clerical body said, another indication of the kingdom’s efforts towards modernisation...

    On his radio programme, Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, said Muslim women should dress modestly, but this did not necessitate wearing the abaya...

  • ‘The boys played well’: Of cricket and the English language

    In the cacophony, the simple truth got waylaid: Shahid Afridi had tried to be grandiloquent in an alien language — English...

    Like author Roald Dahl’s Big Friendly Giant — that 24-foot-tall, loveable ogre who blithely mouthed incorrect English because he never went to school — Afridi, world cricket’s fading giant, might as well be saying, “What I think and what I say are two different things...

  • KP primary schoolteachers to be trained in English language

    PESHAWAR: The elementary and secondary education department has planned to train 83,000 primary schools teachers to use English as the medium of instruction...

    The relevant officials told Dawn on Tuesday that scores of primary schoolteachers had been struggling to do duty since the medium of instruction was changed from Urdu to English two years ago...

  • Punjab Notes: An English medium school’s definition of foul language

    An English medium school in Sahiwal, run and owned by an apparently educated politician’s family, provides us with a new mind-blowing description of what constitutes foul language that unmistakably shows us why our education system is in an abysmal state despite all the tall claims of businessmen-turned-educators...

    The school’s circular, dated 22-08-2016, addressed to the parents of its students which surfaced recently on social...

  • Uber says thousands of London drivers threatened by English language test

    Tens of thousands of London private hire drivers could lose their licenses due to new English reading and writing requirements, taxi app Uber said on Tuesday at the start of a court battle to halt the plans...

    Uber launched legal action in August after public body Transport for London (TfL) said that drivers should have to prove their ability to communicate in English, including to a standard of reading and writing which Uber says is...

  • Decolonising English language poetry

    The process of nativisation of English language writing in India had started even before the Partition through writers and poets like Raja Rao, Sarojini Naidu and Tagore and that continued after the creation of new states...

    The poets like Nissim Ezekiel and A K Ramajuman made their contributions right after the Partition for decolonisation of English language and the poets from later generations like Arun Kolatkar, Dom Moraes, Kamala...

  • Sethi promises 4 PSL fixtures in Karachi in 'best-case scenario'

    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi on Wednesday said that the board is looking to get Karachi's National Stadium ready in time for the third season of Pakistan Super League...

    "The best-case scenario is that four PSL matches will be held in Karachi and three will be held in Lahore," he said in a press briefing on Wednesday...

  • Who is Delivery ChaCha? The man behind Karachi's best butler tells all

    "Most of our actual and potential customers are young and middle-aged, so the brand was designed to attract this age bracket," tells Nashit, "Roman Urdu is the language of our brand because we wanted to be accessible to everyone...

    Our call centre also operates in Urdu so as to make the customer service friendly and accessible to most residents of Karachi...

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