September 2019

The Quaid-e-Azam Library

By |2020-07-05T23:31:39+05:00September 26th, 2019|Pakistan Affairs|

Quaid-e-Azam Library is situated in Lahore - the city of colleges. This library was established during the British Raj. the environment of the library is clean and peaceful. It is surrounded by trees and plants which make it human-friendly. Moreover, the library has a huge collection of books, a lot of peaceful space and computer labs. The history of the library dates back to the British Empire. The building was constructed in the mid 19th century, during the Victorian Era, around 1986, the initial cost was Rs. 108000. However, after the division of the subcontinent, the government of Pakistan used this building for many purposes. In the early days, it was named Lahore and Mian Mir Institute. The building was also shared by Lahore Gymkhana Club. However, later in 1972, the club was shifted to Upper Mall and it becomes the academy for administrative training. Finally, on December 25, 1984, [...]

Libraries: An Obsolete Trend

By |2020-07-05T23:49:40+05:00September 12th, 2019|Social Thoughts|

This history of libraries dates back to ancient times. The main objective of libraries are access to the books. People travel hundreds and thousands of miles to acquire knowledge. However, after the introduction of computer and Internet technology; it is declining continuously. Amazon Kindle, an e-reader, launched in 2000. This gadget helps in reducing the burden of heavy books. Therefore, a man can carry millions of books in his pocket. Good leaders focus on the education. They educate their nation and enhance the skills of the labor force.  As a result, the economy of the country flourish. The existing libraries are not maintained as they were. Certainly, they are not required anymore. Above all, the main object of library is to provide books and space to read them. After the introduction of Web technology; it is totally changed. Students and researchers do not go there. They read books on their [...]

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