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Momina Mustehsan breaks silence on broken engagement

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Momina Mustehsan has finally opened up about her broken engagement with Ali Naqvi, putting all the rumours to rest. Last month rumours were abuzz that the couple has called off their engagement. However, there was no confirmation of the news from the singer. In her earlier post, regarding her wedding plans, Momina wrote, that if […]

Mental health awareness: On the road to recovery via art

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KARACHI: Art can be therapeutic; it helps you heal from trauma and can help develop a voice from within you. Karwan-e-Hayat, an Institute for Mental Health Care, presented the work of 50 patients in the form of 34 combined art works, including drawings, paintings, embroidery and rallies work, at FOMMA Art Gallery located inside Zamzama Park […]

Forcible separation of spouses a constitutional violation: SHC

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KARACHI: Citing articles 35 and 9 of the constitution, the Sindh High Court (SHC) declared on Thursday that the State was duty-bound to protect couples who contracted marriages out of free will. Forcible separation of spouses, the court observed, was the worst kind of violation of a couple’s fundamental rights. The verdict was given by […]

Commissions of Inquiry Bill: Senate panel approves controversial bill

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ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice has endorsed the controversial Pakistan Commissions of Inquiry Bill, 2016. If passed by the upper house, the bill would bring powers of fact-finding bodies at a par with civil and criminal courts. The inquiry commissions will also have the authority to constitute international teams and seek international […]

Community participation must for coping with climate change

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HYDERABAD: Climate change experts, academia and students of Sindh Agriculture University (SAU) Tandojam on Thursday discussed climate change and called for engaging communities to resolve and cope with the related problems. The experts discussed causes and the frequency of natural calamities, including floods, cyclones, tsunamis, drought, and heat waves. They believe the government does not […]

IS bomber kills 76 at Sehwan shrine

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Sehwan/Karachi – At least 76 people died Thursday when a bomb ripped through a crowded Sufi shrine in Sindh, in the deadliest attack to hit the country so far in 2017. The Islamic State group claimed the attack, at the shrine of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan, in a statement carried by its propaganda […]