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Pakistani student documentary makes it to Cannes Film Festival

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KARACHI: No matter how little the number of film schools, that is where a lot of talent is nurtured. As our current crop of film-makers tries to sustain the cinema industry, the upcoming lot continues to show potential to lead the future. SZABIST student Shahrukh Khan’s short documentary What a Waste has been selected for the Short […]


K-P slaps ban on dowry

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly adopted a landmark piece of legislation on Thursday, barring a bride’s family members, relatives and outsiders from making dowry payments to the groom and his family. The law also restricts the maximum value of gifts given to the bride by her parents, family members or any other person to Rs10,000. It is […]


Focal person named for missing person cases in high court

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PESHAWAR: The federal and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments have jointly named the provincial home secretary as their focal person for the ‘missing person’ cases pending with the Peshawar High Court, a bench was informed on Thursday. Representatives of the federal and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments told Chief Justice Yahya Afridi and Justice Ikramullah Khan that the home […]


Radio Muzaffarabad

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A REPORT in this newspaper a few days ago brought to light a story that is heartbreaking for all those who believe in institutions and the power of communication. The venerable institution of Azad Kashmir Radio Muzaffarabad, once the recipient of near-unanimous praise for the quality of its programming and with a listenership that extended […]


Pemra hears 29 channels viewpoint on fake blast report

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Thursday conducted a hearing of 29 TV channels with regard to airing fake news of a blast in Gulberg, Lahore on February 23. The TV channels through their representatives submitted their replies to the show cause notices.  It may be mentioned here that following a blast […]

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