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124 2.0 Quality: Medium, Assessed class: C, Predicted class: B West Pakistan (talk) 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 Please add more sources Cleanup
49 1.0 Quality: Low, Assessed class: C, Predicted class: Start Etiquette in Pakistan (talk) 0.0 Please add more content 0.0 Please create proper section headings 0.0 Please add more images 2.0 0.0 Please add more sources Cleanup
10 2.0 Quality: Medium, Assessed class: Start, Predicted class: B Bangladesh–Malaysia relations (talk) 0.0 Please add more content 0.0 Please create proper section headings 2.0 2.0 0.0 Please add more sources Expand
878 3.0 Quality: High, Assessed class: C, Predicted class: FA Bangladesh Liberation War (talk) 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 Expand
584 3.0 Quality: High, Assessed class: B, Predicted class: A Nawaz Sharif (talk) 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 Expand
430 2.0 Quality: Medium, Assessed class: Start, Predicted class: B Hinduism in Pakistan (talk) 0.0 Please add more content 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 Please add more sources Unencyclopaedic
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635 2.0 Quality: Medium, Assessed class: B, Predicted class: B Punjab, Pakistan (talk) 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 Please add more sources Merge
71 1.0 Quality: Low, Assessed class: Unassessed, Predicted class: Stub Textile industry in Pakistan (talk) 0.0 Please add more content 0.0 Please create proper section headings 2.0 2.0 0.0 Please add more sources Wikify
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WikiCup 2014 April newsletter

Round 3 of the 2014 WikiCup has just begun; 32 competitors remain. Pool G's Oh, better far to live and die / Under the brave black flag I fly... Adam Cuerden (submissions) was Round 2's highest scorer, with a large number of featured picture credits. In March/April, he restored star charts from Urania's Mirror, lithographs of various warships (such as SMS Gefion) and assorted other historical media. Second overall was Pool E's Smithsonian Institution Godot13 (submissions), whose featured list Silver certificate (United States) contains dozens of scans of banknotes recently promoted to featured picture status. Third was Pool G's United States ChrisGualtieri (submissions) who has produced a large number of good articles, many, including Falkner Island, on Connecticut-related topics. Other successful participants included Rhodesia Cliftonian (submissions), who saw three articles (including the top-importance Ian Smith) through featured article candidacies, and Washington, D.C. Caponer (submissions), who saw three lists (including the beautifully-illustrated list of plantations in West Virginia) through featured list candidacies. High-importance good articles promoted this round include narwhal from Canada Reid,iain james (submissions), tiger from Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions) and The Lion King from Minas Gerais Igordebraga (submissions). We also saw our first featured topic points of the competition, awarded to Nepal Czar (submissions) and Indiana Red Phoenix (submissions) for their work on the Sega Genesis topic. No points have been claimed so far for good topics or featured portals.

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In February you added an "underlinked" tag to the above mentioned page. I agree with you, but have no idea how to address the problem. Have you any suggestions? Thanks in advance, Pdfpdf (talk) 12:36, 9 May 2014 (UTC)

Well, I searched the names of the recipients of the decoration, and I could not find an article of theirs. Most of them red links? Star of Courage seems to be a notable reward and the articles should be created for the notable recipients as per the criteria. That's my suggestion. Faizan 11:12, 10 May 2014 (UTC)

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You're invited here.  SAMI  talk 16:31, 13 May 2014 (UTC)

I have given my comment. Faizan 13:19, 16 May 2014 (UTC)

Warid

Hello Faizan! I think Warid should not have been moved to Warid Pakistan. The article clearly stated about being a mobile operator in Pakistan and for other uses see Warid Telecom. The company's name is not Warid Pakistan. It's the first project in Pakistan and is mostly referred to as Warid extensively in official social sites as well. In Congo, Warid is officially recognised as Warid Congo while in some other countries Warid was merged with Airtel. Please undo the move.  SAMI  talk 15:17, 12 May 2014 (UTC)

Sorry for the belated reply. I think that the move can be discussed or requested at the talk page if you have reservations. But the Warid is not only the telecom operating in Pakistan solely, so we need a specification, to distinguish from its operations in other countries. Likewise, Telenor (Pakistan) is an example. Faizan 13:23, 16 May 2014 (UTC) SAMI  talk 14:02, 16 May 2014 (UTC)
I think you've mistaken Telenor PK. The official name of Telenor is Telenor Pakistan and that's why we have an article Telenor Pakistan not Telenor (Pakistan), the latter is a mere redirect. For Warid global operations, there is a page Warid Telecom International. Warid is widely publicised as Warid in Pakistan and it is even evident in official social pages of Warid. Other countries like Republic of Congo, officially states as Warid Congo everywhere. -- SAMI  talk 13:28, 16 May 2014 (UTC)
The publication of Warid in both Uganda and Congo is the same. Both the countries have websites as waridtel.cg/com. But the international reader may be mislead by such. I bet we needed disambiguation. WP:RM can be requested for Warid Pakistan. Social media cannot be used as a criterion in Wikipedia. Faizan 13:43, 16 May 2014 (UTC)
This phrase clearly distinguish Warid from Warid Telecom International: This article is about the mobile network operator in Pakistan. For Warid Telecom International, see Warid Telecom. -- SAMI  talk 13:44, 16 May 2014 (UTC)
This phrase is not a verdict itself. The same can be used for Telenor too. Faizan 13:46, 16 May 2014 (UTC)
This can't be used for Telenor's operation in Pakistan because its the full name is Telenor Pakistan. Yes, social media can't be taken as criteria but I had referred to Official social pages. There is no rational in saying This phrase is not a verdict itself but a tag to distinguish. -- SAMI  talk 13:54, 16 May 2014 (UTC)
Please proceed to the article's talk page for a controversial move. Faizan 13:56, 16 May 2014 (UTC)
I don't have serious concerns over Warid Pakistan title. As you're happy with Warid Pakistan, I see no room for requested move yet.  SAMI  talk 14:02, 16 May 2014 (UTC)
My happiness should have nothing to do. Faizan 14:06, 16 May 2014 (UTC)

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VisualEditor newsletter—May 2014

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Faizan

Where from you are — Preceding unsigned comment added by Police guys (talkcontribs) 17:11, 27 May 2014 (UTC)

I have origin in Pakistan. Faizan 14:24, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

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Hi Faizan!

Wiki Loves Monuments, the world's largest photography competition, will be taking place in Pakistan this September. The competition is all about capturing the cultural monuments and heritage sites of Pakistan and uploading these images on Commons to create an online repository which will be freely available to all.

Start taking photos of the sites enlisted here and upload them in September to be eligible for national and international prizes.

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Edit on 'Ajay Devgan' page

Hello, I need some help editing the page for the actor 'Ajay Devgan'. I'm trying to change the title to 'Ajay Devgn' which is now the official spelling of his name. There is a page for this spelling already, but that redirects to this page. Please let me know if you can help me out with this. Thanks! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Mnayak001 (talkcontribs) 06:33, 9 June 2014 (UTC)

You will have to discuss it on the talk page of the article. I think the move will be a controversial one. Anyhow, an article move can be requested here. Faizan 17:37, 9 June 2014 (UTC)

Dear Brother

Peace upon he who who follows truth

Good day brother i trust you are well, brother i am here to talk to you about what you said about the battle of Karbala i am here to ask you to please refrain from editing it, i come asking with all respect as taught by islam, brother when it even says in Imam Hussein's wiki page that he's denomination is Shia Islam why do you go to a reference that is Sunni not Shiite and even if you did why would the reference be Al Tabari, his book is not even one of the Sunni sahih 6, i know brother you are most likely a Sunni muslim but please receive correct information when it comes to religion, the shiite sahih 4 are more authentic than Al Tabari's book.

Thank you brother for listening peace upon you the holy prophet and his family. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Islamthetruth123 (talkcontribs) 14:16, 10 June 2014 (UTC)

I reverted this edit of yours, as it replaced the referenced info with dubious unsourced content. You need to stop edit-warring with several users, please take the matter to the article's talk. Faizan 16:14, 10 June 2014 (UTC)

Input on image decision

Hi you are invited to vote for the image to be used on the LG G2 infobox page at Talk:LG G2. Thanks! GadgetsGuy (talk) 04:04, 11 June 2014 (UTC)

assalamualykum

assalamualykum, how are you? What about user ascetic rose? Do you know anything about him? However you and him are my favourites wikipedians — Preceding unsigned comment added by 109.154.0.226 (talk) 16:07, 13 June 2014 (UTC)

Hello! I am fine and hope the same for you and AsceticRose. I don't know anything about him anyway. Thanks for the commendation. Faizan 17:25, 13 June 2014 (UTC)

Are you of pakistani ancestry? However wikipedia needs good users like you. 109.154.0.226 (talk) 17:28, 13 June 2014 (UTC)

Thanks again. I have Pakistani ancestry, does it seem unlikely? I suggest you should also join Wikipedia. Faizan 17:36, 13 June 2014 (UTC)

Thanks. I asked this question because you have edited also bengali artcles. Are you good in bengali? I think we should talk by email. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 109.154.90.192 (talk) 20:38, 13 June 2014 (UTC)

Sure, I will be available. Faizan 21:19, 13 June 2014 (UTC)
But you will have to sign up for emailing me. Faizan 21:22, 13 June 2014 (UTC)

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