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  • 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...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • 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...

  • New SC bench appointed to hear Hudaibiya Paper Mills case on Nov 28

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday ordered the constitution of a three-member special bench to hear a petition pertaining to the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case on November 28...

    "Naming former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, their deceased brother Abbas Sharif and five other family members as respondents, NAB has urged the court to declare the LHC judgement in the Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference void and...

  • 12 held in MDCAT question paper leak scam

    LAHORE: Law-Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) claim to have busted a 12-member racket (including its ringleader and medical students/doctors) in connection with the MDCAT question paper leak...

    Around 60,000 students had appeared in the examination all over the province and the paper-leak scam had investigating agencies on their toes...

  • Supreme Court to deliberate reopening Hudaibiya Paper Mills reference

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday ordered the formation of a Supreme Court (SC) bench to deliberate a reference pertaining to the Sharif family's Hudaibiya Paper Mills...

    The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had appealed to the apex court against the Lahore High Court's 2014 decision to acquit Nawaz Sharif and several members of his family in the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case...

  • Paper leak: UHS moves FIA against ‘rumour mongers’

    LAHORE: The University of Health Sciences (UHS) has asked the Cyber Crime Wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to act against those spreading rumours on social media regarding leakage of the question paper of Medical and Dental Colleges’ Admission Test (MDCAT) 2017 held on Sunday...

    “The news of paper leak is baseless and is being spread on the social media to malign an institution which is known for its valid, reliable and...

  • SC decision to revisit Hudaibya Paper Mills case unjustified: PML-N

    LAHORE: The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has questioned the Supreme Court’s decision to take up the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) plea to reopen the Rs1...

    2bn Hudaibya Paper Mills corruption reference against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s family, saying it is unjustified to reopen a case that had been put to rest on a court order...

  • Sheikh Rashid moves SC against inaction of NAB in Hudaibiya Paper Mills case

    Awami Muslim League (AML) leader Sheikh Rashid on Monday moved the Supreme Court against the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), accusing the latter of failing to file an appeal regarding the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case in accordance with the SC's Panamagate verdict...

    Rashid, in a petition submitted before the apex court, pleaded that NAB's lawyer had assured the court on July 21 that he will file an appeal within a week,...

  • Students protest MDCAT paper leak

    LAHORE: A number of students staged a demonstration outside the Lahore Press Club on Wednesday to press the authorities to retake Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) as its question paper was leaked...

    Carrying placards, the protesters demanded that the condition to appear in MDCAT for admission to medical and dental colleges should be withdrawn as only students of private tuition centres performed well in it because...

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