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Operation Zarb-e-AzbEdit

Operation Zarb-e-Azb, an article that you or your project may be interested in, has been nominated for an individual good article reassessment. If you are interested in the discussion, please participate by adding your comments to the reassessment page. If concerns are not addressed during the review period, the good article status may be removed from the article. AIRcorn (talk) 04:59, 27 March 2018 (UTC)


April 2018 at Women in Red including PakistanEdit

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Discussion about renaming for articles on Zil-e-Huma, Zil-e-Huma and Zill-e-HumaEdit

Thoughts and suggestions welcomed.

Please see Talk:Zil-e-Huma_(disambiguation).

Thank you. --joe deckertalk 19:46, 5 April 2018 (UTC)

ask for approvalEdit

Hi, I wonder if this project wants to add WikiProject Pakistan template to redirects based on what articles that in Category:All WikiProject Pakistan articles for example (the example for WikiProject Medicine).--جار الله (talk) 15:40, 27 April 2018 (UTC)

@جار الله: yes, we'd like to have.  samee  converse  19:12, 27 April 2018 (UTC)

Urdu WikiEdit

I think we should also develop the Urdu Wiki. Any thoughts? Masterpha (talk) 12:40, 20 May 2018 (UTC)

Pashto names of collegesEdit

User:PakGov recently changed the Pashto names of various colleges, for example Jinnah Medical College and Khyber Girls Medical College. I reverted them here because I'm pretty sure that there's a difference in Pashto between Khyber Medical College and Khyber Medical University, but I couldn't verify the Pashto names of the other colleges I checked. One option would be to simply remove the Pashto names altogether unless there's a reliable source. Thoughts? Huon (talk) 23:43, 27 May 2018 (UTC)

WikiProject collaboration notice from the Portals WikiProjectEdit

The reason I am contacting you is because there are one or more portals that fall under this subject, and the Portals WikiProject is currently undertaking a major drive to automate portals that may affect them.

Portals are being redesigned.

The new design features are being applied to existing portals.

At present, we are gearing up for a maintenance pass of portals in which the introduction section will be upgraded to no longer need a subpage. In place of static copied and pasted excerpts will be self-updating excerpts displayed through selective transclusion, using the template {{Transclude lead excerpt}}.

The discussion about this can be found here.

Maintainers of specific portals are encouraged to sign up as project members here, noting the portals they maintain, so that those portals are skipped by the maintenance pass. Currently, we are interested in upgrading neglected and abandoned portals. There will be opportunity for maintained portals to opt-in later, or the portal maintainers can handle upgrading (the portals they maintain) personally at any time.

BackgroundEdit

On April 8th, 2018, an RfC ("Request for comment") proposal was made to eliminate all portals and the portal namespace. On April 17th, the Portals WikiProject was rebooted to handle the revitalization of the portal system. On May 12th, the RfC was closed with the result to keep portals, by a margin of about 2 to 1 in favor of keeping portals.

There's an article in the current edition of the Signpost interviewing project members about the RfC and the Portals WikiProject.

Since the reboot, the Portals WikiProject has been busy building tools and components to upgrade portals.

So far, 84 editors have joined.

If you would like to keep abreast of what is happening with portals, see the newsletter archive.

If you have any questions about what is happening with portals or the Portals WikiProject, please post them on the WikiProject's talk page.

Thank you.    — The Transhumanist   07:50, 30 May 2018 (UTC)

Content discussion / BLP issue that someone here may take an interest inEdit

This discussion will be difficult to fully resolve without the help of a native speaker, and so I'm hoping that bringing it to attention here will be a good way to get some help.--Jimbo Wales (talk) 12:31, 5 June 2018 (UTC)

Saraiki castesEdit

Hi, can anyone take a look at Saraiki Castes, created yesterday by a new editor and possibly based entirely on OR – and decide what to do with it? Thanks, — kashmīrī TALK 23:09, 17 June 2018 (UTC)

Candidates order for upcoming electionEdit

The project members opinion is requested at Talk:NA-1 (Chitral)#Candidate order regarding how to order the candidates for 2018 election based on previous party performance or previous individual candidate performance in case of changing party affiliation. Sheriff | ☎ 911 | 17:39, 1 July 2018 (UTC)

One of your project's articles has been selected for improvement!Edit

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Hello,
Please note that Indian Slavery Act, 1843, which is within this project's scope, has been selected as one of Today's articles for improvement. The article was scheduled to appear on Wikipedia's Community portal in the "Today's articles for improvement" section for one week, beginning today. Everyone is encouraged to collaborate to improve the article. Thanks, and happy editing!
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Balochistan National PartyEdit

Several articles have wikilinks to the disambiguation page Balochistan National Party. The WikiProject Disambiguation team tries to fix these links by retargetting them to the correct article, but in this case the two parties look similar to the non-expert and we're having difficulty working out which link should lead to which article. Please can you help? Thanks, Certes (talk) 00:11, 7 August 2018 (UTC)

"Serial" in the context of Pakistani televisionEdit

Is anyone here familiar with Pakistani television and can explain to me what "serial" or "drama serial" means in the Pakistani television context? From reading various sources I'm left confused, as some make it seem as they are either drama TV series, telenovela series or a limited 1-season series. Pakistani dramas doesn't help nor does Miniseries. Just to give some background - in the UK, "serial" means a short (6 or so episode) series, similar to the US "miniseries". The Hum Awards which give a Hum Award for Best Drama Serial says in the lead Best Drama Serial is considered the most important of the Hum Awards, as it represents all the directing, acting, music, writing, and other efforts put forth into a drama. They also have awards for sitcom, soap and telefilm, which either means Hun have no "regular" non-sitcom TV series on their network, or that "serial" in Pakistani television means "TV series" in western television. Thanks in advance. --Gonnym (talk) 09:35, 8 September 2018 (UTC)

Page creations by User:VerificationsEdit

Verifications has been blocked for WP:SOCK and WP:EVADE per User talk:GeneralizationsAreBad#Possible block evasion. Before being blocked, the account was used to create a number of articles/drafts related to Pakastani films/actors such as Licence (1976 film), Lalay Di Jan, Majhu, Gujjar Badshah, Draft:Naghma, Draft:License (1976 film), etc. These probably can be deleted per WP:G5 unless anyone thinks there's anything worth keeping and which might be further developed as an article. -- Marchjuly (talk) 05:25, 11 September 2018 (UTC)

AfD notificationEdit

An AfD discussion at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Universal Insurance company Limited (2nd nomination) may be of interest to participants in this project. This is supposedly a decent-sized Pakistani company, but the very vague name and bad sourcing makes it impossible for me to be certain of anything. Can an editor with more local knowledge comment? power~enwiki (π, ν) 03:34, 24 September 2018 (UTC)

Page move proposalEdit

It has been proposed that Greco-Buddhist art should be renamed and moved to Gandhara art. See Talk:Greco-Buddhist art#Requested move 4 October 2018. Capitals00 (talk) 07:19, 7 October 2018 (UTC)

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