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  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    NEW DELHI: India's government took Al Jazeera news channel off the air on Wednesday for five days after officials insisted it had repeatedly shown wrong maps of disputed Kashmir...

    Al Jazeera in India showed a blue screen on Wednesday with a sign saying “as instructed by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, this channel will not be available”...

  • India’s inter-ministerial committee recommends taking Al Jazeera off air in map row

    NEW DELHI: India, forever sullen about maps depicting its territorial claims against its liking, has found a quarry in Al Jazeera, reports said on Friday...

    The Hindu said an inter-ministerial committee of the Information and Broadcasting ministry has found that Al Jazeera channel violated the programme code by showing wrong maps of India on repeated occasions and recommended that it be taken off air...

  • 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...

    The IT giant said the new centre will focus on developing maps for its products, including iPhones and iPads, and create up to 4,000 jobs, though not all will be direct employees...

  • School principal in India charged with sedition over 'incorrect' Kashmir map

    NEW DELHI: An Indian school principal and two others have been charged with sedition for printing an 'incorrect' map of disputed Kashmir, police said Wednesday, an offence technically punishable by a maximum of life in jail...

    The principal was arrested on Monday along with the school's owner and a printing press owner following a complaint by a right-wing Hindu activist, who spotted the map in a school diary...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    ” At the risk of sounding a tad affected, these sagely words from a seventeen-year-old student of A-Levels are an attempt to explain how he had managed to achieve a goal most of his cohorts would find unthinkable at their young age, and the message he wants to give students aspiring to build a career in science...

    The bespectacled curly-haired student from the Lahore College of Arts and Sciences (LACAS), Johar Town, A-Level Campus,...

  • PTV sacks 2 officials for airing 'incorrect' map of Pakistan

    State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has fired two employees for airing an "incorrect map of Pakistan" that showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory...

    The incident was taken up in the Senate on June 8 after Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani referred the matter to the Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting...

  • Fiddling with facts and history

    The conversation, which has centuries-old variants in every continent and culture, is from Fiddler on the Roof...

    The memorable 1971 musical told the story of a Jewish peasant family that uses their native songs, humour and sense of irony to cope with the anti-Semitic upsurge in pre-revolutionary Russia...

  • Facts and fiction surrounding historic Masjid Qasim Ali Khan

    PESHAWAR: Masjid Qasim Ali Khan is though a historic mosque in Peshawar city like Masjid Mahabat Khan yet it comes to limelight only during moon sighting before the start and end of Ramazan leading to an endless controversy for the last few decades...

    People from far and wide throng the mosque for moon sighting announcement as Populzai scholars have been controlling religious rituals since Durrani dynasty in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as...

  • Being transgender: facts, myths and rights

    WASHINGTON: Transgender people live under dramatically varying circumstances around the world — often facing violent repression, but also conquering crucial new rights most notably in Europe and the United States...

    And there are sometimes misunderstandings of the complex and changing vocabulary involved...

  • Minister claims Pakistan to launch 5G soon but facts indicate otherwise

    Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rehman on Tuesday said Pakistan would be the first country in South Asia to test 5th generation cellular services for fast connectivity...

    Similar claims were made by Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal in September 2016, when he said that the government was planning to launch '5th Generation' cellular services "soon" for faster connectivity...

  • 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

    “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...

    For half a century its paranoid generals cut off the country, restricting sales of computers, heavily censoring the Internet and blocking access to foreign media reports...

  • 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...

  • More than lines on a map

    With the positive side of a democratic dispensation evident in the agreement to move forward first with one (the western) of the branches of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the decision-makers will now need to focus all energies on securing the country from terrorism...

    The lack of agreement and the concerns of the smaller provinces about who’ll get what share of the infrastructure mostly in terms of the chosen route(s)...

  • US, Nato still trying to map out Afghanistan strategy

    TIRANA (Albania): Even though President Donald Trump announced his strategy for the war in Afghanistan in August, the Pentagon and Nato are still trying to map their way forward in the nearly 16-year-old conflict, according to US officials...

    The delay is the byproduct of the US commander’s vision for the war and the alliance’s ability to provide the troops required to make it a reality, according to a US official who like others...

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