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  • Need for adopting Sir Syed’s teachings stressed

    KARACHI: After passage of almost 150 years, the Pakistani society has realised the importance of the lessons on equality, tolerance, cooperation and coexistence, which were given by the great reformist, philosopher and educationist Sir Syed Ahmed Khan...

    This was stated by the chancellor of the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET), Jawaid Anwar, while briefing the media about a series of programmes which the...

  • NARRATIVE ARC: SIR SYED IN THE DOCK

    As we approach the second birth centenary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, he is being criticised to the extent of being condemned with renewed vigour from certain academic and religious quarters...

    A speaker at an academic conference was snubbed for mentioning Sir Syed’s role in impacting the Muslim mind and material conditions in the aftermath of the 1857 war...

  • Sir Syed’s interest in documenting historical buildings highlighted

    KARACHI: Popularly known as a reformer, educationist and philosopher, not many are aware that Sir Syed Ahmed Khan published an Urdu text, listing and describing several notable historical monuments in Delhi which was titled Asar-us-Sanadid...

    Some of the buildings of Delhi profiled in Asar-us-Sanadid by Sir Syed are the Red Fort and the Jama Masjid...

  • LITERARY NOTES: Can the state of Pakistan afford to ignore Sir Syed?

    ALL along we somehow had the impression that Sir Syed Ahmed Khan (1817-1898) was the establishment’s blue-eyed boy...

    As he is credited with formulating the two-nation theory — the ideology that entailed the Hindi-Urdu controversy and led to the creation of Pakistan — we thought that Sir Syed must be the establishment’s poster boy for nationalism and independence...

  • Sir Syed’s legacy

    SIR Syed Ahmad Khan, a prominent 19th-century Muslim scholar, thinker and reformer of the Indian subcontinent, is vastly admired for his sharp observation of the challenges that faced his society...

    Yet it appears that these legacies have not received due attention as today, the Muslim societies of South Asia are facing the same challenges that Sir Syed highlighted over a century ago...

  • ‘Sir Syed initiated dialogue between East and West’

    KARACHI: Scholars shed light on Sir Syed Ahmed Khan’s educational, cultural, social and political achievements on Monday, eulogising him as a great visionary whose services would continue to bear fruit for the Muslims for centuries to come...

    They were speaking at the inaugural session of a three-day international conference organised by the Department of Urdu, University of Karachi, to mark the birth bicentennial celebrations of the...

  • Sir Syed postage stamp

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Post Office has recently released a commemorative postage stamp of Rs10 den­omination and souvenir sheet of Rs20 on the occasion of the 200th birth anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan...

    The stamp is designed by Adil Salahuddin and printed by National Security Printing Company, Karachi...

  • Book on Sindh and G.M. Syed launched

    KARACHI: A book highlighting the events of Sindh since the Talpur rule to present-day Pakistan, with particular emphasis on three Sindhi nationalist leaders during the British Raj, was launched at the Arts Council of Pakistan here on Monday...

    The programme to launch Sindh Kahani ain G...

  • Chances to solve Siachen, Sir Creek disputes missed: Shyam Saran

    Releasing his book — How India Sees the World: Kautilya to the 21st Century — here on Wednesday, Mr Saran also described the ‘missed opportunity’ to solve the Sir Creek dispute...

    The former secretary’s revelations are significant as it is the first time that an Indian official of the time has accepted that agreements on Siachen and Sir Creek, often called the “low-hanging fruit” of the comprehensive bilateral dialogue between the two...

  • No sir, we haven’t met

    How can internationally renowned actors be such mega goofballs! During the recently concluded tour of Prince William and his gorgeous wife Kate Middleton to India, they interacted with quite a few Bollywood celebrities...

    When the Duke of Cambridge got to meet Anil Kapoor, he reminded the actor that they had met before
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