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Publication house, book stores in Old Delhi doing their bit to preserve Urdu
India Today

Publication house, book stores in Old Delhi doing their bit to...

Amid the clamour of kebab vendors, lassi carts, blaring horns and the call for prayer fighting to keep up in Old Delhi, you suddenly hear a query, "Bhai saab, Kabir ke shayari honge", followed by an immediate answer: "Kabir ke dohe hote hai, shayari ... India Today, 1 month ago
Miami Herald

Texas black GOP congressman relishes being political outlier

Texas Rep. Will Hurd's Urdu is better than his Spanish, even though the latter is the preferred language of many constituents in his sprawling, two-thirds Hispanic district. The 37-year-old worked for the CIA for almost a decade, much of it ...
 Miami Herald1 month ago

Gems in the dirt: Weekly book bazaar at Regal Chowk offers a wealth of books

Every Sunday, the vendor­s lay out someth­ing for everyo­ne on floor mats on the paveme­nt. The Regal Chowk pavements turn into a heaven for book lovers every Sunday morning. The shopkeepers are demanding the government relocate them to ...
 The Express Tribune1 day ago

COVER STORY: Re-imagining the days of Ghalib and Mir

In his latest work, Shamsur Rahman Faruqi brilliantly spins stories of 18th- and 19th-century Urdu literati A RICH and lovingly crafted tapestry of longish tales, critic-turned-novelist Shamsur Rahman Faruqi's latest book, The Sun That Rose From ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago

Street stories: Working class triumphs and tribulations

They hustle on the street from dawn to dusk, they serve our needs and desires, and they provide a window into how a city, its demographics and dynamics are ever-changing. Meet the street vendors and service providers of Karachi More often than ...
 DAWN Group2 days ago

Traffic police arrest donkey derby organisers

LAHORE: The City Traffic Police on Saturday registered cases against four people in Mughalpura police station for creating traffic hindrance by holding a donkey-cart race. The arrested donkey-cart drivers were identified as Imran, Naveed, Kaifi ...
 Daily Times2 days ago Terror Suspect: Hizbut Tahrir member arrested  The Express Tribune2 days ago

Bookless in Saddar: An adventure through time and traffic

Percy Bysshe Shelley once wrote Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought these words befit Saddar, which was once a favourite haunt for Karachi's bookworms, yet its current state exudes a profound sense of sorrow. The buildings ...
 DAWN Group4 days ago

Death of a liberal

Civil liberties activist Sabeen Mahmud was assassination in Karachi, Pakistan, on Friday evening. She was shot dead by unidentified gunmen as she was returning home after hosting a talk on Pakistan's Baluchistan province. She was 40. Mahmud was ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago

Record of ROs transfer before elections unavailable: ECP

ISLAMABAD - The record of returning officers transfer before general elections 2013 is not available with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The ECP stated this in its reply to the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) proposal/application.
 The Nation Pakistan1 week ago

PIAF makes strategy to win markets for traders

April 24, 2015 The Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front (PIAF) has drawn out a comprehensive strategy to win new markets for Pakistani businessmen through interaction with traders and solving problems at the grass roots. Front ...
 Business Recorder1 week ago
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