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This Iranian supermodel is set to make her Pakistani film debut

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KARACHI: In this current phase of Pakistani cinema, there are only a chosen number of actors the film-makers rely on. They are the same on our television screens as well as in cinemas. While it may help in increasing their fan base and making them bigger stars, it also results in overexposure, doing exactly what it […]

Arts and Entertainment


The climate change divide

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What prevents cooperation on climate change? In my previous column, ‘Failure on climate change’ (Feb 21), I tried to address this question by highlighting that collective action problems frequently arise because the Westphalian state system is inherently not conducive to global cooperation. However, we cannot ignore global economic inequality and how it impedes international cooperation […]

Environmental Journalism


Pemra issues warning to music channel

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Wednesday issued a warning to 8XM music channel for exhibiting an indecent and objectionable song on February 26 in violation of the code of conduct implemented on the Supreme Court’s directives. According to a Pemra press release issued here, the authority received countless complaints against the channel […]

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CSS in Urdu

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IN mid-February, the Lahore High Court said that from next year, the CSS examinations will be conducted in Urdu. The court had been petitioned to order that the CSS exams for this year have Urdu as their medium. It responded that there was not enough time to make the switch from the English language this […]

Governance


KUJ to send its recommendations to government this month

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The Karachi Union of Journalists organised a discussion on the Journalists Welfare and Protection Bill, 2016, on Wednesday and prepared its recommendations and suggestions for incorporation in the proposed law that would be sent to the federal government this month. The discussion session was organised at the Karachi Press Club and attended by senior journalists, […]

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