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  • Literary Notes: Globalisation, ‘glocalisation’, hybrid Urdu and ‘lingua frankensteinia’

    As Urdu is the language of the local mainstream media and used to some extent on internet as well and serves as Pakistan’s lingua franca, it can survive and it will...

    But he is concerned that while Urdu is not truly an academic language and lacks sources on many branches of modern knowledge, English has not only become, in effect, the lingua franca of the world, but it is also the language of the world economics, academics, and...

  • Iqra University clinch T20 extravaganza after thrilling final

    LAHORE: Karachi’s Iqra University beat Lahore’s Government College University in a nail-biting final to win the inaugural Caltex Cricket Extravaganza on the last ball of the match at the Aleem Dar Academy Cricket Ground here on Wednesday...

    Danish Aziz hit a match-winning 54 but the real hero for Iqra University was Abdul Moiz who hit a last-ball six to help his team chase down a tough-looking victory target of 198...

  • Career Gear 2015 at Iqra University

    Career Gear 2015 is a platform to introduce Iqra University's (IU) undergraduates, graduates and alumni to various companies and industries in the country, offering them a wide range of career opportunities to choose from...

    Iqra University organised a job fair called, Career Gear 2015 at its Gulshan Campus, on November 12, 2015...

  • Iqra declared best business university in HEC’s annual rankings

    ISLAMABAD: According to the Higher Education Commission’s (HEC) annual rankings that were announced Tuesday, Iqra University Karachi is the best business university...

    Last year, Iqra University had not even featured in the top 15 business universities and IBA and the Lahore School of Economics were at the top of the list...

  • When home is not a home

    They preferred Pakistani schools instead of educational institutions in their home province of Nangarhar, Afghanistan, due to the low standard of education there...

    “I hadn’t lost heart and continued studying in the evening at home after assisting my elder brother as a munshi (record keeper) at his auto-parts shop near the Torkham border during the day,” he told me when I visited the school at Bacha Maina...

  • For Hariri, Saudi Arabia no longer feels like a home away from home

    WHEN I heard that President Macron was ready to whisk Lebanon’s kidnapped prime minister to Paris with his family — victims of the gentlest hostage-taking in the history of Saudi Arabia — I couldn’t but recall what Saad Hariri said to me a few years after he first became Lebanon’s premier in 2009...

    I was sitting in his office in his Koreitem Palace — a vast, ugly monster of a building not far from the Hamra district of Beirut — and I...
  • Home away from home

    Mitharam Hostel, Sewakunj Hostel and Jinnah Courts Hostel were homes away from the home for students of the ’50s, ’60s and early ’70s; these were the golden era of student life...

  • Footprints: Living in a home away from home

    SUMERA Riaz sits gingerly on the edge of the sofa and tells her story...

    It is in the words of a little girl who does not understand much of anything except being torn away from her family, with not much hope of being reunited with them
  • Sikh pilgrims reach a home away from home

    “We always feel Pakistan a home away from home as many temples of our spiritual and religious leaders are here,” group leader Raam Paal Singh told reporters on the occasion...

    A Pakistani driver, who was sent to Attari by the authorities to collect pilgrims and bring them to Wagah and onward, was sent back home by the Indian authorities after his visa was found expired...

  • Veggies and fruit: home-grown and home-made

    With health, environmental and economic troubles, there’s never been a better time to plant a few seeds in your own garden Hafeez Khan, 29, an Islamabad resident, decided to turn to home gardening more than six months ago...

    According to Salma Kamal, project director of Kitchen Gardening Free Lesson and Seeds, a home-based course on social media, the concept took root in the country just two years back...

  • Home sweet home

    IN Karachi, only three katchi abadis (squatter settlements) have been regularised in the recent past...

    On Oct 13, 2016, the Sindh chief minister directed the concerned department to transform 100 katchi abadis in the city into model settlements of urban living
  • Riffatullah stars as Sialkot exit

    RAWALPINDI: Peshawar rode on a blazing innings from their old guard Riffatullah Mohmand to outgun Sialkot in the second semi-final of the Cool & Cool presents Haier Mobile T20 Cup by five wickets at the Pindi Cricket Stadium late on Monday night...

    The six-time winners Sialkot had posted 169-7 after they were asked to bat under lights when Peshawar skipper Zohaib Khan had won the toss...

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