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  • Spurs, City qualify on good night for English clubs

    PARIS: English clubs shone in the Champions League on Wednesday as Tottenham Hotspur humbled Real Madrid and Manchester City beat Napoli to secure their places in the knockout stages with two games remaining...

    City muscled their way to a 4-2 win over Napoli as Sergio Aguero took the club’s all-time scoring record...

  • English city stunned by family's flight to join Islamic State

    “Why would you go to Syria? I don't understand it,” said Ahmed, 52, wearing traditional Muslim attire as he surveyed the unremarkable street in the northern English city of Bradford, where he said he had never encountered extremism...

    Parts of Bradford were torched in race riots between whites and people of Asian descent in 2001, although today most people who live there say it is a friendly city and communities get along well...

  • Red tape may affect speech, essay writing contests

    LAHORE: Red-tapism within the Punjab School Education Department may have an effect on the speech and essay writing competitions 2015, launched by the chief minister with the aim to empower both male and female students to combat the menace of terrorism in the country...

    “It has come to the notice of the competent authority that the instructions regarding speech and essay writing competitions are not being conveyed to lower formation…...

  • ESSAY: WHAT MAKES US UNIQUE

    Muhammad Khalid Akhtar, for example, vividly describes the business-mindedness and industrial culture of Karachi, a city he loved and where he lived most of his life, though he originally belonged to Bahawalpur...

    Akhtar recalls the Karachi of the 1950s and ’60s when trams used to run on the city roads and an industrial culture was emerging...

  • ESSAY: MARX, MATRICIDE AND MIND CONTROL

    ”The point would be made again a few years later in Richard Hofstadter’s essay ‘The Paranoid Style in American Politics’, which noted that “a fundamental paradox of the paranoid style is the imitation of the enemy...

  • ESSAY: THE ELIA PARADOX

    His father, Shafiq Elia, was a scholar well-versed in Arabic, English, Persian, Hebrew and the Sanskritic languages...

    In the essay ‘21st Century’, he wrote, “The 21st century hasn’t come to Pakistan, but been brought here kidnapped...

  • ESSAY: THE MAN WHO BECAME A MOVEMENT

    ”A comprehensive review of Sir Syed’s intellectual services is beyond the scope of this essay...

    One of Sir Syed’s ardent disciples, Maulana Altaf Hussain Hali, wrote in Hayat-i-Javed, his biography of the former, that at a time when Raja Ram Mohan Roy was demanding the English language and modern education, the Muslim ulema, by means of 8,000 signatures, proclaimed that the new infidel education was not needed; teaching Farsi and...

  • ESSAY: WHY STONER CAME BACK AS A CLASSIC

    The story centres on the life and times of William Stoner, a peasant boy who joins the University of Missouri as a student in 1910 and dies as an assistant professor of English literature shortly after being forced to resign in 1956 on grounds of poor health...

    Midway through his course, William suddenly shifts to studying English literature...

  • ESSAY: The seer and the satirist

    By Raza NaeemKRISHAN Chander wrote perhaps more prolifically than any of his contemporaries, and his creative evolution can be seen in varied themes he incorporated in his work, such as the Partition of India, Lahore’s changing environment, political opportunism in the Indian subcontinent, the shenanigans of bureaucracy, Kashmir, and the continuing fixation and fascination of our middle-classes with the United States’ continuing imperial...

  • LITERARY NOTES: Master Ramchandr: pioneer of Urdu essay writing

    Very little has been written on Master Ramchandr, though he had played a critical role in development of Urdu essay-writing and modern Urdu prose...

    In fact, Ramchandr was Urdu’s first essay writer, but lack of knowledge about Ramchandr and his Urdu essays has led to the misconception that Sir Syed Ahmed Khan was Urdu’s first essay writer...

  • ESSAY: THE MOST SCANDALOUS NOVEL EVER WRITTEN

    The last words of the novel are her recollection of Leopold’s proposal of marriage in Gibraltar and with it one of the most beautiful prose arias in English literature comes to an end: “And how he kissed me under the Moorish wall and I thought well as well him as another and then I asked him with my eyes again yes [...

    The language sings throughout, whether the 200-page chapter is written like a play rivalling Shakespeare (“I gave it...

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