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Police submit challan in Tayyaba case

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ISLAMABAD: Police have submitted a charge-sheet against a suspended additional district and sessions judge and his wife who are accused of torturing and abusing child maid Tayyaba. The charge-sheet was submitted to judicial magistrate Haider Shah by the Industrial Area police on Wednesday, as the Islamabad High Court has been tasked by the Supreme Court to […]


Fawad Khan’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil to release in Pakistani cinemas

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While Pakistanis waited with bated breath to see whether or not SRK-Mahira Khan starrer Raees would be released in Pakistan, they had probably given up hope on Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, another film that had generated a lot of hype on both sides of the border. Many people were left with no other option than […]


Master strokes

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KARACHI: It is not easy to organise a group exhibition displaying artworks made by some of the country’s leading artists, past or present. The reason for it is that with the mere mention of a name (let’s say, of Gulgee) art lovers will immediately have a certain image in their minds of the artist’s works […]


Literature icon Intizar Husain remembered

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Speakers, including the intellectual glitterati and close friends and associates of the late writer, novelist and a key figure in Urdu literature, Intizar Husain, spoke of him in the fondest of manner on the occasion of his first death anniversary at the Arts Council on Thursday evening. Most nostalgically, they recalled his conversations which, although […]


Condolence

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Patron in Chief of Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) SM Muneer, President KATI Zahid Saeed, Senior vice president Saleem Uzzaman and other office bearers of the association condoled over the death of mother of Senior President of KATI, Syed Wajid Hussin, in a statement. KATI office bearers and senior members expressed their deep […]


Journalists invited to cover jail visit by minister locked out of facility

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KARACHI: Misconduct on part of jail authorities and reluctance on part of the federal minister for human rights to allow journalists to accompany him during inspection marred his visit to the Central Jail Karachi on Thursday where he had arrived to observe prison conditions and talk to inmates. The journalists who had been invited for […]


Another rain spell from tomorrow likely

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LAHORE: The weather Thursday remained cloudy in the city while the Met office issued a warning that flash floods may occur in upper areas of the country during the next two days.  The Met office said that a new westerly system is likely to approach Pakistan during this weekend. They said under the influence of […]


UK offers help to Pemra for complaints resolution

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ISLAMABAD –  Senior officials of the British government on Thursday visited Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) headquarters and discussed mutual cooperation in sharing information between the regulatory body and the British electronic media regulator Ofcom. PEMRA Chairman Absar Alam briefed the British government officials about the functions of the regulatory body. The visiting team […]


Pre-admission notice issued to additional attorney general

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Islamabad – The Islamabad High Court Thursday issued pre-admission notice to the additional attorney general in a writ petition seeking court’s directions to make public the report of an inquiry commission in the matter of assassination attempt on anchor Hamid Mir. A single bench of IHC comprising of Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani conducted hearing of […]


UK watchdog revokes ARY’s licences

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KARACHI: The British broadcast media watchdog has “revoked” all licences held by the ARY Network because it has “ceased to provide the licensed services”. In a statement released on Wednesday, the watchdog, known as Ofcom, said it had revoked licences of all six channels owned by the ARY Network. “The ARY Network held six Television […]