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  • Microsoft creates ‘Dubai Font’, first typeface for a city

    DUBAI: The Dubai government on Sunday announced the launch of “Dubai Font”, the first typeface developed by Microsoft for a city, which will be available in 23 languages...

    The font was developed simultaneously in Latin and Arabic script and is available to 100 million Office 365 users around the world...

  • NAB move to revive Calibri font charge against Safdar, Maryam

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed in the Islamabad High Court on Wednesday a petition challenging the Nov 8, 2017 order of an accountability court that had deleted the charge of producing forged document in Calibri font from the charge sheets filed against ousted prime minister’s daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law retired Captain Mohammad Safdar...

    Read: We asked the creator of Calibri to weigh in on the JIT...

  • Witness says Calibri font existed in beta version when trust deed was prepared

    ISLAMABAD: The star witness against the daughter and the son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the Avenfield Apartments reference told the accountability court on Thursday that the Calibri font existed when the trust deed of the property was prepared...

    But the font was not commercially available before January 2007 and the trust deed was prepared in February 2006 hence it was fabricated, said forensic expert Robert M......

  • 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...

  • Code for Pakistan brings technology geeks to solve civic and social issues

    ISLAMABAD: A two-day Islamabad Civic Hackathon — an event organised by Code for Pakistan (CfP) and OPEN Islamabad — concluded Sunday with participants working constantly to develop mobile/web applications and digital tools which address civic and social issues...

    “It was inspirational … It makes me feel incredibly hopeful for Pakistan...

  • Pakistan startup founders booked for plagiarising source code

    KARACHI: Four people were reportedly booked on Wednesday for violating copyright and intellectual property laws after allegations of plagiarising source code for a financial information startup surfaced...

    The entrepreneurs behind Investor's Lounge, Baqar Abbas Jafri, Sennen D’Souza, Hammad Ali Hashmi and Waqar Ehsan, have been accused by their former employer ? Mir Muhammad Ali Khan of AMZ MAK Capital Ltd ? of stealing firm’s source...

  • Is Pakistan’s problem Urdu?

    For Pakistan’s founders, Urdu was to be the glue cementing together the new country...

    Instead, it wanted Urdu (Pirpur Report, 1938) because it was thought to be the carrier of Islamic culture...

  • ECP issues notice to Imran, Fazl for violation of code of conduct

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued notices to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman for violation of the code of conduct ahead of by-elections in PK-8 (Peshawar)...

    After receiving reports about the two party chiefs’ visit to the constituency, warnings were issued reminding them of blatant violation of the code of conduct...

  • Strict code of conduct for SECP employees

    ISLAMABAD: Under a strict code of conduct introduced on Tuesday, all the serving and retired senior officers of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) have been barred not only from politics but also befriending any stakeholder...

    The SECP Policy Board approved the code of conduct for the employees that was put it into effect immediately...

  • SECP notifies draft code of corporate governance

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has notified the draft Listed Companies (Code of Corporate Governance) 2017, under the newly promulgated Companies Act 2017...

    Moreover, the requirement of minimum number of directors obtaining training, as in the code, has been accelerated to be 100 per cent by 2020...

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