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  • Belonging to yesterday

    The Lost Generation brings together the rudaalis (mourning women-in-black) from Rajasthan and the letter writers of Bombay, the storytellers of Andhra and the Urdu scribes of Delhi...

    Clearly, technology has rendered some obsolete — what value is there of oral storytellers who walk through a region gathering and spreading news, fact and fiction, when television and radio have penetrated all parts of the country...

  • Afghan situation turns yesterday’s friends into foes

    PESHAWAR: The emerging situation in Afghanistan has turned the friends of yesterday into the foes of today as the Awami National Party and Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl have engaged in a war of words with the former blaming the latter’s chief, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, for the massacre of millions of Pakhtuns and anarchy in the war-torn country...

  • Express News office attacked in Sargodha, guard injured

    SARGODHA: Unidentified attackers hurled a grenade at the Sargodha Bureau of local television channel Express News on Monday evening, the channel's website reported...

    Punjab chief minister took notice of the incident and ordered Inspector General Punjab Mushtaq Sukhera to submit an inquiry report...

  • 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...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • Sindh IGP orders inquiry into Karachi heritage building demolition as activists express shock, anger

    The demolition of a historic building in Karachi has prompted a top level inquiry order from the inspector general of the Sindh police, as angry citizens and activists express their shock and anger at the flattening of the Jufelhurt School in Soldier Bazaar...

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf member and activist Ali Haider Zaidi tweeted about the demolition and said:"Historical building, listed as a heritage site & housing a Govt school was...

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