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    Oxford Grammar School Karachi Numaish Meaning

  • The meaning of meaning discussed

    KARACHI: There are many tools which can help readers understand the meaning of meaning of texts, but for that readers have to be familiar with those tools along with cultures and traditions that are often used as references by creators of texts...

    This was the crux of a lecture titled ‘The meaning of meaning’ delivered by noted scholar and poet Prof Sahar Ansari at the Arts Council on Tuesday evening...

  • Children have a ball as Numaish Karachi wraps up

    KARACHI: An area otherwise known to be impoverished and often ignored by the town settlers, Machhar Colony saw children playing around with different art installations as Numaish Karachi held the last of the series of events which aimed at giving Karachiites a feel of interactive public spaces...

    Part of the ‘I Am Karachi’ movement, the final event was in collaboration with Imkaan Welfare Organisation, an NGO which looks into...

  • ‘Numaish Karachi’ invites all to reclaim public places

    KARACHI: As an ever expanding metropolis, Karachi seems to be losing many of its public places earlier available to people of all ages and groups...

    ‘Numaish Karachi’ aims to clear away that very image by bringing various artists together at public places for people to enjoy through art, games, swings, library and footages that would give them a kaleidoscopic view of the city they live in...

  • BRT project: Sindh CM approves design of underpass at Numaish in Karachi

    Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Thursday approved the design of an underpass at Numaish which would serve as a central point for passengers of Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) projects, a press release issued by the Sindh government read...

    He also approved the design of BRT system from Numaish to Tower while presiding over a meeting in connection with the BRT Green Line Bus project...

  • Sit-in continues at Numaish

    KARACHI: The Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan continued its sit-in at the Numaish traffic intersection for the third consecutive day on Monday...

    The spokesman for the Tehreek — an umbrella organisation of several parties representing the Barelvi school of thought — said the protest in Karachi was first staged on Saturday and called off in the evening after a few hours...

  • I’m a certified Grammar Nazi, and I couldn’t pass IELTS

    Nothing wrecks an English writer’s pride – his “unfaltering” confidence in his own pen – like being made to repeat an internationally acclaimed English language test due to an insufficient score...

    IELTS, which stands for International English Language Testing System, meticulously examines one’s language skills for the purpose of working or studying in certain English-speaking countries; notably Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom
  • Forgotten meaning

    I associate the day with the green and white of the flag, the pre-adolescent thrill of going to school in colourful clothes and receiving a free coke or ice cream, and songs with repetitive lyrics — dil dil Pakistan; jeeway jeeway jeeway Pakistan; hum dekhein azad tujhe, hum dekhein azad — their simplicity suggesting that being a sovereign state is easy; sing together and become a nation in harmony...

  • SC deliberates meaning of integrity during Jahangir Tareen disqualification case

    The Supreme Court (SC) while hearing the disqualification case against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen on Thursday deliberated the nuances of the definition of integrity as under Article 62(1)(F) of the Constitution before adjourning the case until Oct 23...

    Under the article, a person is not qualified to hold public office if he is not ‘sadiq' and 'ameen’ ? truthful and trustworthy
  • SRK learns the meaning of love

    Bollywood big shot Shah Rukh Khan is one of those Indian actors who love to express their feelings on social networking websites, especially Twitter...

    Now SRK is a regular tweeter, which means he is smart enough to know how to put his message(s) across without sounding like he’s doing it
  • England, Sri Lanka mull points system to add meaning to series

    NEW DELHI: England have attempted a minor shake-up of the largely conventional world of Test cricket by offering to use a points-based system to determine the winner of their home series against Sri Lanka...

    Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) secretary Mohan de Silva confirmed receiving the proposals covering the three Tests, five one-dayers and a Twenty20 International set to be played between the teams from May 19 to July 5
  • Meaning massacred

    RECENT slaughters of tourists in Tunisia and Shia worshippers in Kuwait represent only the latest killings by those claiming to be Muslims even as their actions prove they have no right to be in the fold of Islam...

    By being entrapped into using the same words that perpetrators of violence use to disguise themselves, we, and media, become parties to the massacre of what words mean
  • The meaning of a name

    THE process of social change in Pakistan as depicted by present trends in the choice of personal names should cause considerable anxiety to both sociologists and politicians because the signs of social regression, a premium on militancy and an increase in minorities’ fears are pretty clear...

    For this invitation to look at social change through the peephole of onomastics one is grateful to Dr Tariq Rahman, a prominent name in the small...
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