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Paulo Coelho appeals for sending books to Balochistan

Renowned novelist Paulo Coelho, best known for his worldwide best-selling novel The Alchemist, has urged fans to send books to Balochistan. “Send books to Balochistan, they’re building reading rooms,” said the novelist, referring to a post by a news outlet

Banning books

In a repressive move, Punjab has banned the sale and printing of 100 textbooks used in private schools for having “anti-Pakistan and anti-Islamic content”. These policies have created a new debate on the creeping state-imposed censorship in the country moving

Punjab to provide Urdu medium books to govt schools

LAHORE: The Punjab cabinet on Tuesday approved education professionals standards council bill and provision of Urdu medium books to the students of government schools. The 22nd meeting of the provincial cabinet held at the civil secretariat with Chief Minister Usman

Pakistani 8th Grader won Oxford Big Read Asia’s competition

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Hasan Adil, a student of class 8 at Siddiq Public School, Islamabad, won the Special Commendation prize in the Level 3 (classes 7–9) category of the competition. Winners of Oxford Big Read Asia, an annual reading and writing