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Private schools in Pakistan must focus on character building instead of spreading the English language complex – by Muhammad Amir Khakwani: Source: Express, 27 July 2010 Also of interest is the following extract from a lengthy article on this topic by Shamaila Ali Hasan: Discussing about the situation he (Javed) further writes: While the reason for students taking up English
The Angraizi Complex – by Hafsa Khawaja: Cross-posted from her blog Aamna Haider Isani had written an article for Instep by the title: ‘A New Body Language For Cricket!’. In it, she mentioned the joy of watching a win for Pakistan but something she wrote triggered
The real ‘National’ languages – by NAD Pukhtunyar: The Pukhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party, while observing the following: 1 Pakistan is a state comprising five different ethnicities/nations; 2 The national, economic and cultural rights of all the nationalities are invoilable; 3 All institutions of the state such as
Meera’s English and our colonial hang-ups: Our colonial hang-ups Fly on the wall Thursday, November 12, 2009 (The News) Zafar Khalid Farooq We Pakistanis love to mock. As a nation we enjoy nothing more than sneering at other people’s behaviour and pretensions — especially those