Conservation of thousands of precious manuscripts and books is at stake at the Punjab Public Library due to lack of facilities and resources, Pakistan Today has learnt. Increase in humidity in the…
One of the world’s biggest collections of historic books, pamphlets and periodicals is to be made available on the internet for the first time. The British Library has reached a deal with…
The city government’s library at Markaz-e-Ilm-o-Saqafat would be revamped and modernised, said District Coordination Officer (DCO) Muhammad Hussain Syed. During a visit, Syed said that steps would be taken to turn it…
The only municipal library in Daska is facing a lot of problems while no solution to them is in sight so far. At least 40-year-old library’s new building was built in 2004…
Sindh Education and Literacy Department has decided to establish book banks in all government colleges in the province with the chief minister’s approval. Under the policy framed for this move, textbooks will…
LAHORE – Librarians and research scholars on Friday condemned the purposed devolution of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and said that it will directly affect the research culture in public and private-sector universities, as after the devolution, the HEC National Digital Library Programme will be stopped immediately due to lack of funding, Pakistan Today has learnt.
According to sources, the HEC is giving millions of rupees annually to various public and private-sector
KARACHI – A digital library was inaugurated at the Municipal Archives and Research Department located at the KMC Building. Consul-General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Karachi Dr Christian Brecht performed the inauguration.
The library has been set up to preserve the historical documents and ancient maps pertaining to Karachi. The consul-general also opened an exhibition of photographs of places declared as world heritage.
The exhibits included 20 photos about
LAHORE – Grass Root Organisation for Human Development and the Punjab Social Welfare Department is organising a Gypsy Mela and Women Expo today (Wednesday) at the Children’s Library Complex.
The event is being organised with the collaboration of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) Mohsin Latif and actor Usman Peerzada. Gypsy women and children will be present at the expo. Before the carnival, there will be some performances including plays,
FAISALABAD – The city government has announced a master plan to reconstruct the building of Municipal Library, Iqbal Park, one of the oldest public libraries of Faisalabad, at a cost of Rs 40 million. Rs 1.3 million have been earmarked for the renovation and uplift of Allama Iqbal Library as well. Of these funds, Rs 400,000 have been earmarked for the purchase of furniture while books will be purchased for Rs 300,000. This was disclosed at a meeting held at Allama Iqbal Library with
LAHORE – Tetra Pak CEO Dennis J
There should be a pressure-free environment where litigants can seek justice easily, Balochistan High Court Chief Justice Qazi Faez Isa said while addressing an inauguration ceremony of a newly constructed library within the courts premises, on Tuesday.
Balochistan Bar Association President Baz Mohammad Kakar, High Bar Association President Hadi Shakeel and Balochistan Bar Council Vice Chairman Bilal Anwar Kasi were also present.
CJ Isa said that there should be