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  • The meaning of meaning discussed

    KARACHI: There are many tools which can help readers understand the meaning of meaning of texts, but for that readers have to be familiar with those tools along with cultures and traditions that are often used as references by creators of texts...

    This was the crux of a lecture titled ‘The meaning of meaning’ delivered by noted scholar and poet Prof Sahar Ansari at the Arts Council on Tuesday evening...

  • Forgotten meaning

    HAPPY Independence Day — a day of commemoration and celebration...

    But when did you last stop to think: independence from whom?Aug 14 has largely been stripped of its historical context and become a day to celebrate national identity in its most generic incarnation, never mind the independence part
  • SC deliberates meaning of integrity during Jahangir Tareen disqualification case

    The Supreme Court (SC) while hearing the disqualification case against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen on Thursday deliberated the nuances of the definition of integrity as under Article 62(1)(F) of the Constitution before adjourning the case until Oct 23...

    Under the article, a person is not qualified to hold public office if he is not ‘sadiq' and 'ameen’ ? truthful and trustworthy
  • SRK learns the meaning of love

    Bollywood big shot Shah Rukh Khan is one of those Indian actors who love to express their feelings on social networking websites, especially Twitter...

    Now SRK is a regular tweeter, which means he is smart enough to know how to put his message(s) across without sounding like he’s doing it
  • England, Sri Lanka mull points system to add meaning to series

    NEW DELHI: England have attempted a minor shake-up of the largely conventional world of Test cricket by offering to use a points-based system to determine the winner of their home series against Sri Lanka...

    Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) secretary Mohan de Silva confirmed receiving the proposals covering the three Tests, five one-dayers and a Twenty20 International set to be played between the teams from May 19 to July 5
  • Meaning massacred

    RECENT slaughters of tourists in Tunisia and Shia worshippers in Kuwait represent only the latest killings by those claiming to be Muslims even as their actions prove they have no right to be in the fold of Islam...

    By being entrapped into using the same words that perpetrators of violence use to disguise themselves, we, and media, become parties to the massacre of what words mean
  • The meaning of a name

    THE process of social change in Pakistan as depicted by present trends in the choice of personal names should cause considerable anxiety to both sociologists and politicians because the signs of social regression, a premium on militancy and an increase in minorities’ fears are pretty clear...

    For this invitation to look at social change through the peephole of onomastics one is grateful to Dr Tariq Rahman, a prominent name in the small...
  • Red has a new meaning for Peshawar now

    PESHAWAR: Peshawar has witnessed many bloody scenes on its various roads and at markets owing to terrorism for the last decade or so...

    Peace march of young nationalist activists, wearing red caps and holding red flags, with national songs on roads of the provincial capital on Monday was a heartening sight
  • Council of Islamic Ideology to contemplate meaning and religious connotations of 'Black Friday' sales

    The Council Of Islamic Ideology (CII) will convene on Wednesday to discuss the core meaning of the term 'Black Friday' and look at it from an Islamic point of view, DawnNews reported on Tuesday...

    In addition to debating the meaning of 'Black Friday', the CII is set to pass a resolution protesting US President Donald Trump's decision to shift the American embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem...

  • PM Khan reminds nation of the real meaning of sacrifice in Eid message

    Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated the nation on the celebration of Eidul Azha and urged his countrymen to remember the sacrifices made for the protection, reconstruction and development of Pakistan, Radio Pakistan reported on Wednesday...

    According to the report, the prime minister also urged people “not to forget those who are deprived in this hour of happiness”
  • Smokers' corner: Words and phrases lose their meaning when repeated ad nauseam

    Words and phrases lose their meaning or relevance when repeated ad nauseamSome 15 minutes later when we were about to exit the building from a glass door near a clothes outlet, we clearly heard it again: “Dunya gol hai”...

    According to Das when a word or phrase is vigorously repeated, it loses its meaning to the listener who then begins to perceive it as meaningless...

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