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Pond’s Miracle Journey completes a third miraculous run

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The Noori brothers took the stage to entertain the audience with their hits such as ‘Manwa Re’. While their performance was brief, it was heartening to see Ali Noor and Ali Hamza reflect on how strong women truly are. The PMJ Gala, held in Karachi this weekend, celebrated the accomplishments of 100 iconic yet unsung […]

Declarations: Celebrating the lost art of love letters

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KARACHI: People have forgotten the artistry behind composing a love letter. They have forgotten the joy of reading and re-reading these letters now that pledges of love are made over text message or Whatsapp. The dignity that the letter held has been forgotten and people no longer cherish its impact or acknowledge its importance. As many […]

Court orders FPSC to conduct CSS exam in Urdu next year

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court directed the Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) on Tuesday to conduct Central Superior Services (CSS) examination in the Urdu language next year. The Supreme Court had passed a similar judgement in 2015. On Tuesday, Justice Atir Mahmood took up a petition filed by Advocate Saifur Rehman who has applied for […]

Senators okay Right to Information Bill

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ISLAMABAD – A Senate Select Committee yesterday approved the Right to Information (RTI) Bill 2016. The committee met with its Chairman Senator Farhatullah Babar in the chair at the Parliament House and discussed all clauses of the draft bill in detail. It also added a new clause relating to get footage from CCTV installed at […]

Windfall for Chinese on coal fired projects

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ISLAMABAD: In what appear to be heavily China-favoured deals, Pakistan has offered up to 34.5 per cent annual profit on equity invested in coal-fired energy projects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and loans have been obtained at six per cent interest rates, excluding insurance cost. The official documents revealed that by including the cost of insurance, also […]

Missing persons details to be given in three days

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ISLAMABAD: A Senate panel has passed the Right to Information Bill (RTI), 2016, seeking to ensure that relevant authorities provide written details on missing persons within three days of a request. The bill that aims to replace the toothless Freedom of Information Ordinance 2002 also includes provision for protection of whistleblowers in public sector organisations and […]

Pakistan: Three staffers of television channel injured in suicide attack while covering protest rally

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Lahore: Three staff members of Aaj television channel were injured when a suicide bomber targeted police officials that were negotiating to end a protest by hundreds of pharmacists against amendments to the law to regulate sale of pharmaceutical drugs. The blast, which targeted the police officials in the busy Mall Road near the provincial assembly […]

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