Some time back a demand was raised in Pakistan that Punjabi language should be made the medium of Instruction in educational institutions from primary to post graduate level, replacing Urdu and English. A demand was even made that Punjabi should be made Pakistan’s national language, replacing Urdu. I am not going into these controversies. But the impression sought […] The post The Punjabi-Urdu Controversy In Pakistan appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Naeema Baloch, a graduate of Mass Communication from Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University Quetta, prepares for a commission job at Quetta city in Balochistan. She avoids practicing journalism owing to economic hurdles that she faces as a new entrant in the field, besides insecurity. Instead, she says that she has to work tirelessly and gets […] The post Unpaid And Censored, Balochistan’s Journalists Simply Cannot Work appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
It was quite a surprising yet pleasant feel when I read the translation of Gurdial Singh’s novel Adh Chahnni Raat done by an emerging writer Awais Sajjad. Awais has been sending me his creative compilations since he started his research journey in various literary genres. For his part, Gurdial Singh is a well-known name from […] The post Gurdial Singh’s Work Finds A Devoted New Translator Into Urdu appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.