:::::::::::::::::: To the reverence of Word, which makes sacred the tip of a Pen :::::::::::::::::: :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: لفظ کی حرمت کے نام ، جو نوک ِ قلم پر احرام بندھتا ہے :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

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Socrates: In Kalam of Allama Iqbal

  Socrates was born in 469 BC and lived through the golden age of Athens. In the early years he saw military service, but then he took to the philosophical and mystical way. He adopted the dialectic way of teaching. In his talks with the people he would ask simple...

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Leather Industry of Pakistan: In-depth Analysis

  1. Introduction   The leather industry in Pakistan is a fast developing industrial sector of the country both in terms of its qualitative as well as export growth. Over the years this industry has achieved such a remarkable position in the economic development of the country that it now...

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غزل کاوش عباسی – Urdu Ghazal by Kawish Abbasi

غزل   چھوڑی ہر اِک خوش انجمن ہم نے غم چُنا اور اکیلا پن ہم نے اشک ِ سوزاں سے سبز حال رکھا یار کی یاد کا چمن ہم نے سب نے چھوڑا جسے بہ خوف ِزیاں خوں سے سینچی وہی لگن ہم نے سینوں میں ہر گھڑی گڑی دیکھی...

Bano Qudsia, 1928 - 2017

Bano Appa [Bano Qusdia], another famous Ravian, passes away

Bano Appa [Bano Qusdia], another famous Ravian, left us yesterday. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un إِنَّا للهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ‎‎. Ashfaq Ahmed and Bano Qudsia were both Ravians, who defined the play-writing genre in Pakistan. Bano Appa’s Raja Gidh is considered one of the greatest Urdu Novels. .

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Reality through computer-generated worlds: Digital Avatars and representation

Reality through computer-generated worlds: Digital Avatars and representation   W. Khalid[1] and Dionysius. S. Demetis[2]   Introduction   Man’s yearning to represent and reproduce himself in different ways and via different schemas (notational or not) is certainly not a contemporary phenomenon. This innate urge has always inspired him to quest...


Purana Jhoot پرانا جھوٹ – Urdu Poem by Kawish Abbasi

 پرانا جھوٹ پُرانا سچ پُرانے جھوٹ سے گَھل مِل گیا ہے اب تو جیسے جھوٹ بھی سچ بولتا ہے شہد زہر اور زہر شہد ایسا اُلجھتا اور اُلجھاتا زمانہ ہے پُرانے سچ کی سب عیّاریاں سب وعدے خالی خولی پنہاں اور عیاں سب دھوکے میٹھے لیپ کی کڑوی کسیلی گولی...

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Buddha: In Kalam of Dr. Muhammad Iqbal – By Prof. M. Hassan

  The original name of Buddha was Siddharta Gautama. He was a prince who renounced luxury and took to asceticism. After contemplation for several years, he found enlightenment, and came to be called Buddha (enlightenment). Thereafter the rest of his life was devoted to teaching of path to enlightenment. Buddhism stands...