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literary notes: Urdu translation of Iqbal’s essay on Bergson and Bedil

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This year, too, as usual, quite a few books on Iqbal have appeared. But to pay tribute to Iqbal on his birth anniversary, falling on Nov 9, a brief intro to the new edition of a book, consisting mainly of an essay by Iqbal on Bergson and Bedil, would be befitting. It is quite rare […]

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Journalists should follow Shorish’s lead, says Sarwar

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LAHORE: “Agha Shorish Kashmiri was a great journalist who exposed oppression. Journalists today can learn a lot from him,” said Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar on Wednesday. He was addressing a ceremony to launch the book Shorish Kashmiri Bahasiat Sahafi by Associated Press of Pakistan Regional Director Dr Waqar Chaudhry at Al Raazi Hall. Punjab University […]

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PU book fair continues to attract book lovers

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LAHORE: Thousands of book lovers, including journalists, writers, doctors, lawyers, engineers, students, and people from other walks of life thronged the annual book fair at the Punjab University (PU) on second day of the three-day event on Friday. Meanwhile, the PU administration has claimed that over 30,000 books were sold on the first day of […]

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Militants openly launch campaign in Punjab

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LAHORE: Parallel to the Punjab Youth Festival, being held under official-patronage to support healthy activities among students, some banned militant outfits have launched a full-fledged campaign to covertly engage college and university students to promote jihad in the insurgency-infested Pakistan. According to the investigations conducted by The Nation, Talba Almarabtoon Lahore (TAL), relatively a low-profile […]

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Reporters playing role for national uplift: VC

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LAHORE: Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has said that education reporters can play important role for development in the country. He was addressing a luncheon hosted in the honor of newly elected body of Lahore Education Reporters Association (LERA) at Executive Club on Thursday. LERA President Arshad Bhatti, Vice President Akmal Somroo, […]

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Seminar on ‘TV channel ratings’ at PU ICS

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LAHORE: Punjab University Institute of Communication Studies (PU ICS) is organising a seminar on “TV Channel Ratings: Sensationalism vs Responsibility” at Hameed Nizami Hall at 11am today (Tuesday). Renowned journalist, anchorperson and analyst Syed Talat Hussain is the keynote speaker while Dean Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences Prof Dr Zakria Zakir, ICS in-charge Dr […]

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Blurred demarcation between media limit and judiciary’s role

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LAHORE: In the recent past, debates on the issue of clash of institutions, especially judiciary and the legislature, were in the full glare of publicity; however, the question of clash between judiciary and media remained under the cover, mainly that such an issue might impede in dispensation of justice. Due to media interference and commentary […]

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Students work on new generation of TV commercials

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LAHORE: New generation television commercials and public service announcements (PSA) prepared by the students of Institute of Communication Studies Punjab University enthralled audience in a creative and mesmerising event at the campus here on Sunday. Ranging from the public awareness messages on various social problems to commercial advertisement of products, as many as 26 students […]

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Cultural festival for kiln workers today

LAHORE: The United Nations, Association of Network for Community Empowerment (ANCE), International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Punjab University are jointly organising a festival titled ‘Cultural Mela to Empower Brick Kiln Workers’ at PU College of Art and Design today (Wednesday) at 10am. The event is being organised to break stereotype about brick kiln workers […]

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