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  • Kohli’s double century headlines India’s run feast in second Test

    NAGPUR: Virat Kohli coasted to his fifth double century as India’s frontline batsmen crushed Sri Lanka’s toothless attack to stay on course for an innings victory in the second Test in Nagpur on Sunday...

    Kohli smashed 213 while Rohit Sharma celebrated his return to the side after more than a year with an unbeaten 102 before the hosts declared their second innings closed on 610 for six on the third day for a commanding lead of 405
  • Battle of familiar foes headlines Champions League bill

    LONDON: Title-holders Real Madrid renew their long-time rivalry with Bayern Munich and Barcelona play Juventus in a rematch of the 2015 final when the Champions League quarter-finals get underway on Tuesday and Wednesday...

    As if a combined 16 European Cups weren’t enough, clash between Real and Bayern will also offer an intriguing duel between master and pupil
  • Facebook, I want my clickbait headlines back

    Facebook has stepped up its two-year-old anti-clickbait campaign, changing its news feed algorithm to weed out manipulative or deceptive headlines...

    Rather than reducing the distribution of links from which users quickly bounce back to Facebook (which means they were probably enticed to click and then disappointed), the company has tweaked the algorithm to look for phrases commonly used in clickbait headlines...

  • FESTIVAL: Creating headlines

    THE session titled ‘Words and Images of the Day’ sought to tell audiences about the process of news and image selection...

    Seeing the problem within the media in Pakistan and India that trivialises and sensationalises news, he deferred to French journalist Truc as possibly having a different outlook, to which Truc jokingly responded: “So you mean European newspapers don’t trivialise, don’t scandalise?” Explaining how even though they...

  • Not #MakeinIndia but #HateinIndia: Only one story about India is making headlines

    Also read: 41 writers return Indian award over ‘rising intolerance’Any number of news reports and editorial opinions in major newspapers and television channels abroad are describing this attack on university autonomy and self-governance as only the most recent of several instances of the government’s attempts to curb freedoms of speech and thought, and thus to stifle opposition...

  • Cavani, the headlines man, wants to remain unknown

    “I’d like to be someone nobody knows,” the Uruguayan striker says in the latest teaser of a documentary on his life, ‘Return to the roots’, conspicuously released on the same day as the whole cosmos awaited news whether he would be fit to face France in the World Cup quarter-final on Friday...

    “Unfortunately, one man’s loss is another man’s gain,” France defender Adil Rami said at a news conference in Istra, near Moscow, on Wednesday...

  • Work behind the headlines

    THE Financial Action Task Force’s meetings are bookended by much hysteria within and outside Pakistan...

    So where the Asia Pacific Group (APG) had also reportedly ‘found’ a grey list to add Pakistan to, the latest FATF meeting led one neighbouring media outlet to ‘discover’ a dark grey list...

  • Work behind the headlines

    THE Financial Action Task Force’s meetings are bookended by much hysteria within and outside Pakistan...

    So where the Asia Pacific Group (APG) had also reportedly ‘found’ a grey list to add Pakistan to, the latest FATF meeting led one neighbouring media outlet to ‘discover’ a dark grey list...

  • 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...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

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