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The use of capital letters
Punctuation and capitalisation go side by side. One is just as important as the other. The following lines should, therefore, be read with due care and attention.

Capital Letters.
Capital letters-are used :-

1. To begin a sentence; as,
(i) We are Muslims.
(ii) Do not shed the blood of your brethren.

2. To begin each line of poetry; as,
Peace hath her victories.
No less renowned than war.

3. To begin all Proper Nouns as well as Proper Adjectives; as,
Farhat and Tasneem live in Lahore. They like American good.

4. To begin all Nouns and Pronouns referring to God; as,
(i) Praise be to God, the Cherisher and Sustainer of the worlds.
(ii) Thee do we worship, and Thy aid do we seek.

5. To write the Pronoun “I” and the lnterjection "O”; as,
(i) It was I.
(ii) Have mercy upon us, O Lord !

6. To begin the names of days and months; as,
Nikhat was born on Tuesday, the 6th of August, 1944; and  Farhat, on September 25, 1946.

7. To begin the first word of a direct quotation; as,
She said, “Life is but an empty dream.”

8. To begin Common Nouns which are personified; as,
(i) O Death, where is thy sting! '
(ii) Frailty, thy name is Woman!

9. To begin single letters standing for words as titles, initials and certain abbreviations; as,
(i) Dr. Arshad Ali Rana, M.Sc.
(ii) Syed Samar Ali, B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc.

10. To begin the names of books, newspapers, journals, public institutions, important historic events, important words in headlines, etc.; as,

1. Holy Quran' 4. Madrase-tul-Banat
2. The “Pakistan Times” 5. The Independence Day
3. The Muslim League 6. The History of lslam
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