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examines content and structural heads in the headlines of Pakistani Urdu and
English newspapers. The data for this research was collected from Pakistani
Urdu and English newspapers including ‘Daily Times’, ‘The Nation’, ‘Dawn’, ‘The
Express Tribune’, The Frontier Post’, ‘Daily Jang’, ‘Daily Dunya’, ‘Daily Pakistan’,
‘Daily Nawai-e-Waqt’ and ‘Daily Express’ through random sampling technique. The
investigation utilizes the extended X-bar theory to syntactically dissect the
information within the framework of Minimalist Program. It is found that both
content and structural heads are anticipated in national Urdu and English
Pakistani newspaper headlines. However, their portrayal relies upon the
syntactic setup of the headlines. Sentence type headlines have a bigger number
of heads than phrasal headlines.