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

    IT is a pity that many books written on the history of Urdu language and literature do not mention, for one reason or the other, some authors who had contributed to the promotion of both Urdu language and literature...

    Master Ramchandr is one such author and Urdu’s literary history has not only ignored him but has almost forgotten him...

  • 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...

  • Commodities: Cotton prices subdued amid rising imports

    KARACHI: Rising cotton imports continued to influence prices on the local market where buyers remained away from the trading ring and preferred to mark time...

    The limited stock left with ginners was a cause of concern because there was little demand from buyers and this resulted in pushing cotton prices lower...

  • Tomato prices start rising ahead of Eidul Azha

    ISLAMABAD: Because the wholesale fruit and vegetable market will be closed for Eid days the retailers have created a perception of shortages and increased the prices of certain items...

    A notable fluctuation was witnessed in the prices of tomatoes during the last three days as it is among the most sought-after farm produce, especially during Eidul Azha...

  • Rising sugar prices irk confectionery, biscuit makers

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Bis­cuit and Confectionery Man­u­­facturers Association (PBCMA) has urged the government to look into the soaring sugar prices hurting common and industrial consumers...

    The association drew the attention of the government towards declining sugar prices on the world market...

  • Rising trend in prices at Sunday bazaars

    LAHORE: Prices of a majority of vegetables and fruits available in Sunday bazaars showed a rising trend, according to a monitoring team of the City District Government...

    The team led by the district officer (monitoring) visited Sunday bazaars of Iqbal Town, Model Town, Begum Kot, Wahdat Colony and Gulshan-i-Ravi and observed increase in prices of 17 of the total 33 vegetables there...

  • Rising oil prices may push up dollar rate

    KARACHI: The ongoing Yemen crisis may cause dollar’s appreciation against the rupee as strengthening oil prices, which have already touched five-month high, may push up demand for the greenback by the private sector to foot the rising oil import bill...

    “The jump in oil prices to $65 per barrel on Friday from below $50 a couple of weeks back can change the scenario,” said Atif Ahmed, a currency dealer in the inter-bank market...

  • Rising prices: Dar’s call for probe irks sugar mills

    He said stable sugar prices must be ensured for the benefit of general consumers in line with standing instructions from the Economic Co­­ordination Committee of the cabinet...

    Reacting to Mr Dar’s statement on Wednesday, the Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (PSMA) blamed the government for creating a “glut-like situation” in the domestic market by not allowing exports at the right time...

  • Food prices in open market rising by the day

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration has decided not to open the city’s sole Ramazan bazaar in Sector G-7 due to security reasons, but the decision has left consumers at the mercy of the open market, where prices of most commodities rose manifold over the past two days...

    Taking advantage of the situation, profiteers have raised the prices of the most sought after dairy products, fruit and vegetables by Rs50...

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