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  • AJK trader donates land for technical education institute

    Khawaja Zaffar Iqbal Butt has handed over the transfer deed of 30 kanals of land — worth at least Rs60 million — to AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider, for the establishment of a technical education institute...

    He said that the chairman of the AJK Technical Education and Vocational Authority (Tevta), Zafar Nabi Butt, who is also from Bhimber, had drawn his attention to the matter...

  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    Local government ministers in Telangana state, of which Hyderabad is the capital, expressed their delight on Twitter at the new centre, a partnership with local software firm RMSI...

  • The ‘curse’ of the Kohinoor

    KARACHI: The story of the Kohinoor, arguably the world’s most famous, and in some respects controversial, diamond has more than a couple of versions...

    The book titled Kohinoor — The Story of the World’s Most Infamous Diamond by William Dalrymple and Anita Anand that was launched at a local hotel on Wednesday evening, seeks to provide an authentic account of the diamond’s history and how it landed in England...

  • The Kohinoor – a symbol of power through the ages

    ISLAMABAD: Symbols were a recurring theme at the launch of William Dalrymple and Anita Anand’s book, Kohinoor: The Story of the World’s Most Infamous Diamond...

    This was something Mr Dalrymple touched on indirectly when he recounted the time the Kohinoor spent in the hands of the Mughals...

  • Living Colours: ‘A clear history of the Kohinoor was needed’

    Anita Anand is a journalist and author based in the UK whose works include Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary and Kohinoor: The Story of the World’s Most Infamous Diamond, co-authored with Scottish historian and writer William Dalrymple...

    Ms Anand was in Islamabad to launch Kohinoor, where Dawn caught up with her to discuss the book...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Myanmar's startups map past, shape future with virtual reality

    Gasps echo across the hall as the Myanmar school kids trial virtual reality goggles, marvelling at a device that allows some of Asia's poorest people to walk on the moon or dive beneath the waves...

    “In Myanmar, we can't afford much to bring students to the real world experience,” beamed Hla Hla Win, a teacher and tech entrepreneur taking virtual reality into the classroom
  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    KARACHI: The Ministry of Science and Technology has taken the initiative for “engineering foresight” to gear up auto assemblers and parts makers for new challenges, especially electric vehicles (EVs)...

    Various countries including the United States and India have already unveiled their plans for introducing EVs
  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    “The ban has been imposed for five days and it was done on instructions of an inter-ministerial committee, who took cognisance of an incorrect map of India in which the channel showed parts of Kashmir in Pakistan and China,” the official told AFP on condition of anonymity...

    The Indian government in 2011 ordered The Economist magazine to cover up a map of disputed borders in Kashmir...

  • More than lines on a map

    Isn’t it time for GHQ to pause and ask itself how it can tell one group apart from the other when each is committed to the enforcement of the narrowest, most obscurantist, and often divisive view of religion?If the CPEC is going to be more than mere red, blue or whatever coloured lines on a map, the fight against terror will have to be fought in tandem on many fronts by all state institutions and every citizen...

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