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  • Sir Syed’s interest in documenting historical buildings highlighted

    KARACHI: Popularly known as a reformer, educationist and philosopher, not many are aware that Sir Syed Ahmed Khan published an Urdu text, listing and describing several notable historical monuments in Delhi which was titled Asar-us-Sanadid...

    Some of the buildings of Delhi profiled in Asar-us-Sanadid by Sir Syed are the Red Fort and the Jama Masjid...

  • Information Technology Directorate handed over to IT Board

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has planned to transfer the administrative control of the Directorate of Information Technology from the science and technology department to the autonomous KP Information Technology Board...

    The department has prepared the draft KP Establishment of Information Technology Board (Amendment) Act 2017 to ensure the smooth execution of the plan, say the officials concerned...

  • Information & technology

    Information and Technology (IT) has turned the world into a global village and is also playing a crucial role in our society...

    The overall annual volume of e-commerce in Pakistan is more than $4 billion, and almost 25 per cent of the existing business will convert to internet in the next few years...

  • MQM-P's Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui announces resignation as Minister for Information Technology

    Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan convener Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui on Sunday announced that he was resigning from his post as Minister for Information Technology but that his party was not abandoning the PTI government despite its reservations...

    "In July 2019, the PTI-led government had decided to give MQM-P another ministry after which the party held two ministries — law and information technology...

  • In KP: Who needs a Right to Information Act if it prevents access to information?

    In February 2015, Peshawar journalist Aziz Buneri submitted a request to the KP's Right to Information Commission (RTIC) to access information on budget expenditure in Rescue 1122...

    Under the Right to Information Act (RTI) Act, which was passed by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly in October 2013 to better facilitate citizens’ access to public documents and records, Buneri should have received the relevant data within 20 days of...

  • Federal information commission to ensure implementation of Right to Information Act: Chaudhry

    Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Monday formally notified the Federal Information Commission with an aim to expedite the implementation of the Right to Information (RTI) Act across the country...

    Speaking to the media in Islamabad, Chaudhry said that if departments failed to provide information sought from them under the law, citizens can approach the commission, which will ensure that the requested data is released within a...

  • Paintings illustrate historical, religious, cultural diversity of Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: A 20-day ‘Takht Bhai to Potohar’ exhibition was inaugurated on Tuesday at the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) as part of a series of regional exhibitions aimed to illustrate the historical, religious and cultural diversity of Pakistan...

    With a simple design and a resounding political message, Jugni Chaudhry’s rendition of the Pakistan government displays a clown seated as either the president or prime minister of...

  • Historical Radio Pakistan building, change of guard?

    KARACHI: A noticeable presence of Rangers personnel on the premises of Radio Pakistan just a few years after the bulk of the operations undertaken in the stone-built structure were shifted to Gulshan-i-Iqbal has raised concern about the fate of the historical building...

    The Radio Pakistan staff said that the personnel of the paramilitary force, whose headquarters has been housed in the historical building of Jinnah Courts for the...

  • Historical follies – Where Pakistan went wrong in negotiating the Indus Waters Treaty

    5 MAF hits the plains of Indian Punjab at Rupnagar finally entering into Pakistan north of Kasur...

    4 MAF rise in Himalayan ranges of Indian administered Kashmir and Hamachal Pradesh flowing through deep gorges, bound by steep cliffs enter Azad Kashmir and Pakistan after very short runsThe friction between India and Pakistan over sharing of started on April 1,1948, when India stopped flows from Ferozepur Headworks in eastern Punjab to...

  • Official neglect turning historical tomb into ruins

    LARKANA: The tomb of Shah Baharo, the great general of the Kalhora period, is in dire need of preservation and restoration, but the Sindh culture department’s apathy towards it persists despite the fact that under the 18th constitutional amendment it has to look after the historical site, sources said...

    Houses being constructed on the historical siteHenry Cousins in his book Antiquities of Sindh has made mention of the monument and...

  • Databank of over 1,000 historical sites handed over to Sindh govt

    KARACHI: More than 1,000 historical sites in Sindh have been painstakingly documented and made part of an electronic database, which was handed over to the Sindh government at a ceremony on Tuesday...

    The Heritage Foundation of Pakistan and the RWTH Aachen University of Germany have worked together for over three years to create this databank that focuses on establishing an authentic inventory of cultural sites in the province...

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