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  • Maulana Azad sees Indian plot behind temple attack

    ISLAMABAD: Kha­teeb of Badshahi Masjid and Central Chairman of Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Pak­istan, Maulana Syed Muhammad Abdul Khabir Azad, has said the devastation and vandalism at the Bhong temple is a “conspiracy hatched by India”...

    Maulana Azad along with a delegation of scholars visited the Bhong town in Rahim Yar Khan district to meet members of the Hindu community at the affected temple...

  • Posting of Maulana Fazl’s brother as DC Karachi Central raises PTI, MQM’s hackles

    KARACHI: The appointment of an official of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, who happens to be a younger brother of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, as the deputy commissioner of a key Karachi district by the Sindh government has invited the wrath of main opposition parties in the province...

    On July 23, the Sindh government through a notification posted Ziaur Rehman, an officer of KP’s Provincial...

  • 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...

  • 'We are ashamed': Maulana Tariq Jamil condemns act of 'cruelty' against lynched Sri Lankan national

    Renowned religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil on Wednesday met Sri Lankan High Commissioner Mohan Wijewickrama and expressed grief at the lynching of Sri Lankan national Priyantha Kumar by a charged mob in Sialkot earlier this month, saying that the nation was "ashamed" at the act of "cruelty"...

    Meanwhile, Ashrafi said that the educational expenses of the slain Sri Lankan national Kumara's children would be borne by the factory...

  • Rangers intervene to defuse Urdu university crisis

    KARACHI: The administrative crisis plaguing the Federal Urdu University for Arts, Science and Technology for the past two years worsened on Friday as the Rangers had to intervene to defuse the tension between the university administration and a group of teachers, sources told Dawn...

    The situation, they said, developed when a university teacher (Prof Mohammed Asif) recently appointed as registrar from the Islamabad campus of the...

  • Urdu university issued fake degrees, says report

    ISLAMABAD: An audit report presented to the National Assembly has revealed serious irregularities in the accounts and administrative affairs of Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology...

    The special audit for 2015-16, which was presented to the lower house of parliament last week, was conducted on the directions of President Mamnoon Hussain, who is also the chancellor of the university...

  • University of Central Punjab win

    LAHORE: University of Central Punjab beat Superior University at the Ali Garh Cricket Ground, Lahore in a nail-biting match that witnessed both teams playing with passion to win a chance to represent their city in the next stage of Red Bull Campus Cricket...

    University of Central Punjab won the toss and decided to field first...

  • University of Central Punjab, Jinnah College in Campus Cricket final

    KARACHI: Defending champions University of Central Punjab produced a power-packed performance in the semifinal to send University of Peshawar packing from the Red Bull Campus Cricket 2017 while Jinnah Degree College from Karachi recorded a resounding victory over Emerson College in the tournament’s second semi-final to set up a grand final, to be played at the DHA Sports Club (Moin Khan Academy) on Saturday...

    The respective teams...

  • Pakistan’s University of Central Punjab qualifies for Campus Cricket World Finals

    KARACHI: University of Central Punjab, after being crowned as the Red Bull Campus Cricket National Champions 2016, is now all set for the fifth edition of the World Finals that will take place in Sri Lanka from Sept 5-11, 2016...

    College teams from eight countries including Sri Lanka, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Pakistan, South Africa and United Arab Emirates have qualified through their own national competitions with...

  • University of Central Asia opens its doors in Kyrgyz city Naryn

    KARACHI: The Uni-versity of Central Asia (UCA) has officially opened its first campus in Naryn in the Kyrgyz Republic, said a statement issued by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) on Thursday...

    The secular, internationally chartered, not-for- profit university is a partnership between the governments of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan and AKDN,” the statement added...

  • PM to lay foundation of Hyderabad University next month, says governor

    KARACHI: Sindh Governor Muham­mad Zubair has announced that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will lay the foundation stone of the federal government-funded University of Hyder­abad next month and the funding for the Karachi Development Package, com­­mitted by the PM, would start within the next 10 days...

    The governor was speaking at a programme held at the Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU) here on Friday to distribute 172...

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