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Jang/Geo workers stage Pak Army Zindabad rally in Hyderabad

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HYDERABAD: The Jang and Geo Group workers and patriotic people of Hyderabad organised a seminar in Dialdas Club here to support the Pakistan Army and the free press. Following the seminar, a Pak Army Zindabad Rally was staged by workers of Jang and Geo Group. While speaking at the seminar, Communist Party of Pakistan General […]

Climate change, environmental health risks becoming greater causes of death

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Rawalpindi: Climate change and environmental health risks associated with it are becoming greater causes of deaths around the globe claiming millions of lives every year for the last few years. Climate change is shifting patterns of disease causing extreme weather events such as heat waves, floods, severe storms, droughts and fires while degradation of air […]

A question of media ethics

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Freedom of expression and the media’s freedom are usually considered interchangeable. They are often misconstrued to mean that no curbs can be imposed on the fourth pillar of the state. This is notwithstanding the fact that almost all ethical and professional codes drawn up by international media representative bodies expect media organisations to exhibit responsibility […]

Zoe Viccaji’s ‘Ishq Kinara’ video comes out today

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The music industry in Pakistan certainly has a lot to offer. There’s always some musical activity going on, which allows listeners to choose from a pool of options and multiple genres. Two major additions to the music released in 2017 includes efforts such as Patari Tabeer, a platform for the undiscovered, and Cornetto Pop Rock […]

Remembering Faiz’s work, life and persona

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KARACHI: As brilliant as Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s poetry was, he would throw it away during recitation. When asked once about why he would do that, the poet replied, “Why should I do all the work, why don’t you do something, too?” Urdu poet and scriptwriter Zehra Nigah shared this recollection while speaking at a session, tiled […]

Staffer of television channel shot dead: Taliban claim responsibility for the killing

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Karachi: One person was killed when unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle fired at the Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) van of “Samaa” television channel on February 12, in Karachi, the largest city of Pakistan.The person killed was twenty two years old Taimoor Abbas who was working as an Assistant on the DSNG van. The DSNG […]

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Closing the book on the 8th Karachi Literature Festival

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KARACHI: As dusk fell over the port city on Sunday, the book readings, discussions and other learned sessions going on in the different rooms and halls of the Beach Luxury Hotel for the last three days were wrapped up. As the carpets were being rolled up, the chairs stacked up and books about to be […]

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