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Rabia Ahmed

The dimwits

How come ‘Butt’ was never banned? They wanted to ban Jesus Christ? Really? How come they think of banning ‘Jesus Christ,’ and not ‘Moses’ and ‘Mohammad’? I take exception to such partisanship.

PML-N is using derogatory language: Aitzaz

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is using derogatory language in its campaign against the federal government, which is not suitable for civilised leadership of the country, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Aitzaz

Sassui criticises rejection of language bill

Responding to the rejection of the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2008 – that sought the national language status for regional languages – by the National Assembly Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Parliamentary

‘Urdu-speaking will one day fight for Sindhi language’

KARACHI -The nations who forget their language and culture are nowhere to be found on the planet, said Sindh Katchi Abadis and Spatial Development Minister Rafique Engineer. He said this while addressing the closing session of the two-day national literary conference on ‘Analysis of promotion of Sindhi language and literature’ organised by the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) Sindhi Department in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC)

‘Give Sindhi its due, make it a national language’

KARACHI – The federal government should give Sindhi and other local languages of the country the status of a national language besides taking special measures for their promotion, demanded speakers at a literacy conference on Tuesday. The two-day national literary conference on ‘Analysis of promotion of Sindhi language and literature’ is being organised by the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) Sindhi Department in collaboration with the Higher Education

Mother Language Day – PLM stages hunger strike

LAHORE – Punjabi Language Movement (PLM) chief Chaudhry Nazeer Kahut along with other Punjabi writers, intellectuals, activists and supporters on Monday went on a hunger strike against what they termed was a ‘discriminatory attitude’ meted out to the Punjabi language by the establishment.
The hunger strike was staged in connection with the International Mother Language Day in front of the Punjab Assembly in support of the Punjabi language rights. Kahut was joined in the hunger

Female MPAs of KP stage walk out over ‘foul’ language’

PESHAWAR: The women legislators of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly staged a walkout Friday when Deputy Speaker Khushdil Khan snubbed a ruling party female member to avoid cross talk during the proceeding, saying he could exercise his powers to send her out of the house.
The protest was triggered after Khushdil used harsh words while asking Munawar Sultana of Awami National Party (ANP) to follow the rules of the house. “I will kick you out; don’t make the house the jock,” he remarked

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