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Call to focus on vocational training

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LAHORE: A number of steps for promotion of vocational training has been initiated under the public private partnership but there is need for more reforms and steps besides promoting vocational trained persons in business and industry. These views were expressed by the experts in Jang Economic Session on ‘Importance of vocational training in trade and […]

APNS condolence

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KARACHI: Sarmad Ali, President and Umer Mujib Shami, Secretary General of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society on behalf of the office-bearers and members of the Society have expressed profound grief over the sad demise of Malik Ayaz Khokhar, Resident Editor of Daily Jhoke, Multan. The APNS office-bearers expressed their condolence and prayed that Almighty Allah […]

LHC allows TV channels having licence to air Indian movies

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah on Thursday permitted TV channels having licenses to play Indian movies. The court also sought reply from the federal government pertaining to ban on Indian dramas on Pakistani TVs. The chief justice issued this order on a petition of M/s Leo Communications, assailing a circular […]

For wild houbaras, friends flying in from Abu Dhabi

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LAHORE: To boost the dwindling population of wild houbara bustard in Pakistan, more than 1,000 birds bred in captivity in Abu Dhabi, UAE will be released soon in the country. The 1,050 bustards to be released are from the Pakistan-resident species bloodline and will be donated by the International Fund for Houbara Conservation. The houbara bustard […]

Blogger says he feared he’d never return

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ISLAMABAD: Ahmad Waqas Goraya, an activist abducted last month and returned a few weeks later, has broken his silence on his disappearance, but is refusing to point fingers. Goraya was among five activists who vanished in different cities of Pakistan in early January. Human Rights Watch, opposition lawmakers and other activists have said their near […]

Dig this: Indus Valley Civilisation comes alive

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MOHEN JO DARO: For the next three days, the ancient Indus Valley civilisation will be brimming with archaeologists and researchers as the landmark three-day International Mohen Jo Daro Conference kicked off on Thursday. Scholars are visiting from the United States, Spain, Italy, France, Japan and a number of them from different parts of Pakistan. Inaugurating the […]

From SRK to Shaan: Cinema industry ponders how to reduce dependence on Bollywood

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KARACHI: Past few months will surely be remembered as one of the most important times in the history of Pakistani cinema. While the ties between India and Pakistan worsened, entertainment industries on both sides were targeted. Individual and collective decisions of the film-makers and other influential groups affected tone of the exchange greatly. However, fortunate or not, […]