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-- Wikinews Welcome (talk) 11:36, 21 May 2014 (UTC)Reply

Pakistan to elect interim prime minister on Tuesday


Hi. The situation in Pakistan is certainly relevant. This article has some difficulties; a new contributor's first submission to Wikinews is often a massive learning experience, and I've tried my best to enhance this by explaining things in my review comments. --Pi zero (talk) 18:48, 31 July 2017 (UTC)Reply

It is possible that you wrote completely on your own, but the contents were too close to the sources. (Regarding copyright, you can't just write Harry Potter and the Prizoner of Azkaban word by word and claim it is your work. I have rewritten the article and submitted it for review. You can use this method to avoid "being too close to source" problem. List all the facts from sources as points. Look at the points and write in your own words. I literally write in a journal, but that is my preference. And I understand when we feel helpless when the sources have written in such a tone that we can't help but create instances of copyvio -- I have been there, and experienced that. You would learn with experience, that is for sure.
acagastya PING ME! 22:26, 7 October 2017 (UTC)Reply



I assume you are from Pakistan. I would be glad to help you write/review articles about stories from Pakistan. I hope to see you editing more often. I had a poor start when I joined Wikinews, but I learnt over time. I would really like to help you. Ping me whenever you are writing about anything, let it be about Pakistan or anything else. Or even if you need any help, or request any articles.
acagastya PING ME! 22:42, 7 October 2017 (UTC)Reply

Yes I am from Pakistan. I would love to work as a reporter in an English daily from Pakistan, although I am an engineer by profession. Indeed, I would contact you in the future if I write an article related to Pakistan. I just read the article that was rewritten by you and assume that grammar of Wikinews is a little bit different from other newspapers or sources. Literally, I wrote the article in my own wording and tone. The misconception was due to the habit of reading English dailies. Thanks for help.--Asadwarraich (talk) 11:08, 8 October 2017 (UTC)Reply
You will learn with practice -- and you can use the archived articles, in case you need to know how things were done. Oh, by the way, can you please suggest me reliable news sources which focuses on news stories from Pakistan?
acagastya PING ME! 11:14, 8 October 2017 (UTC)Reply
There are many news sources but credible ones are Geo News (Webdesk), Dawn Newspaper (an English daily being published since independence), Express Tribune (another English daily being run by country's third biggest media house Express Media Group) and The News International.--Asadwarraich (talk) 12:41, 8 October 2017 (UTC)Reply

The article is published. Pakistan: At least 18 killed, others wounded in suicide attack at Balochistan Sufi shrine. The edit history got messed up. But well, have a look. I tell this to everyone, and I will tell you: observe how others are doing things. You will learn a lot from observing and absorbing (those habits).

Well, you say you are an engineering student in University of Taxila, that is interesting. I remember when we had Taxila in history when I was in sixth grade. (That is the only thing I remember, I hated history then) And mom told me it was called तक्षशिला. A place I wanted to visit, after I visited Dholavira.
acagastya PING ME! 20:35, 8 October 2017 (UTC)Reply

Yes, I am studying in final year of civil engineering at Taxila Engineering University, only engineering university in Punjab after Engineering University Lahore. Taxila has very important historical background, being an important archaeological site. Our university is situated about 3km from ancient remains of Sirkap, Gandhara Temple and Dharmarajika Stupa. Visit Taxila if you ever come to Pakistan.--Asadwarraich (talk) 14:00, 9 October 2017 (UTC)Reply

Note on neutrality


Using the word "terror" is not neutral.
acagastya PING ME! 18:29, 10 October 2017 (UTC)Reply