NBF works on string of projects to inculcate reading values.ISLAMABAD, May 10, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- National Book Foundation (NBF NBF National Bank Financial
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NBF New Best Friend ) is working on string of projects to promote book industry through inculcating reading values among people and number of initiatives had been taken over the years to develop sound link between books and readers. Managing Director NBF, Mazhar-ul-Islam, who has recently took over the charge, informed that the foundation has planned to establish Village Book Clubs in the far flung areas of the country where books are not accessible to the general public. Elaborating the idea , he said the book club will be established either in the house of school teacher or any recognized member of that community, village or town who has already some collection of books at his home. Initially, few books of renowned literary figures with their signature will be provided to the village book clubs to promote reading habits among people and the idea would definitely revive the lost trend of reading habit. NBF will also revise its magazine and include book reviews of famous books in it to generate public interest in reading books on diverse subjects.. The book reviews on different subjects including Health, Science, Philosophy and Literature will be published instead of Nazims, Ghazals and Essays, he said. Besides, the foundation will conduct surveys to inform public which are the most readable read·a·ble
1. Easily read; legible: a readable typeface.
2. Pleasurable or interesting to read: a readable story. books among renowned literary figures and other common readers so that the readers could get comprehensive view about the latest books and reading trends. It is an undeniable fact that the advent of internet and latest technology has impacted upon the reading habits along with providing vast knowledgeable information to the world but still the importance of books cannot be overlooked in any era. Reading books not only provide relief and catharsis catharsis
Purging or purification of emotions through art. The term is derived from the Greek katharsis (“purgation,” “cleansing”), a medical term used by Aristotle as a metaphor to describe the effects of dramatic tragedy on the spectator: by to the person but also nurture NURTURE. The act of taking care of children and educating them: the right to the nurture of children generally belongs to the father till the child shall arrive at the age of fourteen years, and not longer. Till then, he is guardian by nurture. Co. Litt. 38 b. ones personality in constructive manner. One can enjoy reading book anywhere where he like as no medium is required for the reader to get and read his desirable book, he said. Book reading create love, peace, tolerance and harmony among people that help develop civilized civ·i·lized
1. Having a highly developed society and culture.
2. Showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement; humane, ethical, and reasonable: societies, Mazhar-ul-Islam said. Under the project of Children Literature, he said, children book clubs will be established in the schools in remote regions of the country. Eminent authors will also be invited to these clubs to deliver lectures for inducing reading habits among children. Book reading habit is also needed among parents that will help to develop their childrens association with books, he opined. He said embossed em·boss
tr.v. em·bossed, em·boss·ing, em·boss·es
1. To mold or carve in relief: emboss a design on a coin.
2. books should be provided to the kids at the pre-school age to develop close association with books and multi-purpose book corners must be established at city and town level to revive the book reading habit. NBF has also planned to introduce a novel idea to promote book reading habit through creating book corners in jails. Similarly, the book outlets will also be established on airports and railway stations The following is a list of railway stations (also called train stations) that is indexed by country. :Further information: List of IATA-indexed train stations Africa
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to put out, extinguish, or suppress; to cool (as hot metal) by immersing in water. their thirst for knowledge Noun 1. thirst for knowledge - curiosity that motivates investigation and study
desire to know, lust for learning
curiosity, wonder - a state in which you want to learn more about something He said that the books are not available in the far flung areas of the country and the high prices and advent of computer technology are the reasons that keep the people away from the books. Around 20,000 people are getting benefit from the Readers Club scheme of the foundation and can purchase book on 50 percent discounts. NBF is also planning to increase the number of members to facilitate more book lovers. The foundation is also working on the idea to provide books to the children on Internally Displaced Persons Any person who has left their residence by reason of real or imagined danger but has not left the territory of their own country. who have left their bag and baggage and living in tents. This will help to keep the children in touch with studies. Mazhar-ul-Islam has served as Executive Director, National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) Ministry of Culture and Tourism Ministry of Culture and Tourism
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