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  • 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...

  • One hundred years of Islamia College, Gujranwala

    GUJRANWALA: The Govt Post-Graduate Islamia College, Gujranwala, formerly Guru Nanak Khalsa College, is going to complete 100 years of its foundation...

    The Punjab University Lahore Calendar of 1918 has the mention of the Khalsa Education Council applying to get affiliation for intermediate classes...

  • Islamia College library still stands with past glory

    PESHAWAR: Spread over 13,000 square feet area, the central library of Islamia College University still stands with its past grandeur...

    The library houses a precious asset of around 2,061 rare manuscripts written in Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto and Hindko in addition to other 90,000 titles on variety of topics...

  • Ahmed powers Islamia University to big win

    MULTAN: A stunning match-winning knock of 108 by Ahmed helped Islamia University Bahawalpur (IUB) record a crushing eight-wicket win over Government Emerson College, Multan in the opening clash of the second round of the Red Bull Campus Cricket...

    The Islamia Unive­rsity Bahawalpur bowlers did well to restrict their rivals to a gettable score...

  • Court orders freezing salaries of Islamia College University VC, registrar

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench on Tuesday ordered freezing salaries of Islamia College University vice-chancellor, its registrar and a teacher Dr Enayat Ali Shah for not filing comments in a writ petition seeking to declare as illegal the appointment of the said teacher as professor as well as dean department of physical and numerical sciences by the university administration...

  • Pleas against ejectment of Karachi's Islamia College building rejected

    KARACHI: The fate of thousands of students hangs in the balance as a sessions court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal of the Sindh education department against the order of a rent controller pertaining to ejectment of the Islamia College building complex...

    The Sindh education and literacy department and the management of the colleges had challenged the order of a senior civil judge/rent controller on a rent suit for ejection of the...

  • Islamia College Parachinar campus project on the back burner

    PESHAWAR: Despite availability of building, qualified human resource and dire need for education in Parachinar area of Kurram Agency, the prestigious Islamia College has yet to open campus in tribal areas apparently due to the lack of political will...

    Official sources have told Dawn that around five years ago, the plan to set up a campus of Islamia College was initiated enthusiastically...

  • PM's visit to Peshawar: Rs1 billion grant for Islamia College

    PESHAWAR: On his maiden visit to the Islamia College Peshawar, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday announced Rs1 billion for the educational institution celebrating 100 years of existence...

    He told participants, including Islamians as the Islamia College students are known, and their teachers, said the event reminded him of his student life...

  • ‘PTI tsunami’ hits Islamia College

    PESHAWAR: As if a tsunami has hit Islamia College, it seemed, as activists of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf damaged plant pots at the lush green lawn when they entered with their party chairman Imran Khan and other government officials to attend the final day of centenary celebrations of the historic educational institution...

    As PTI chairman Imran Khan, who was the chief guest on the third day of centenary celebrations at Islamia College,...

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