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March 8 – International Women Day: Pakistan Press Foundation calls on media to promote safety of female staff

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Karachi March 7: Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has called on the country’s media to seriously examine the safety of female staff members within their organizations and implement measures to provide a safe working environment that would encourage women to enter the profession in greater numbers. In a statement issued on the International Women Day, PPF […]


Two men killed for honour in Islamabad

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ISLAMABAD: Two men were killed by their in-laws in the capital for honour, police said on Monday. This takes to four the number of murders which have been reported in Islamabad over the past six days, with the police yet to nab the suspects. Of the four men killed over the past week, two were […]


Radio still popular mass medium: speakers

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PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC), Peshawar station, marked its 82nd anniversary at its main hall here on Monday. Noted folk artists performed through live marathon transmission. Senior Pashto singer Khial Mohammad was chief guest at the event while MPA Zarin Zia chaired the function. Speaking on the occasion, the MPA said that radio Peshawar […]


CS told to form task force to reduce Manchar Lake’s pollution

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The Supreme Court directed the chief secretary to constitute a task force comprising water and environment experts and submit a short-term solution to pollution in Manchar Lake. Hearing a suo moto case with regard to the contamination of lake water due to effluent from the Right Bank Outfall Drain (RBOD), a three-member bench headed by […]


Govt blames social media for stirring controversy

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Islamabad – The alleged racial profiling of Pashtuns in Punjab took a new turn in the Senate on Monday when the government blamed social media for stirring a controversy. Pacifying the sentiments of the Pashtun national parties, some of them also part of the ruling coalition, Minister of State for Interior Balighur Rehman said that the […]


SC conditionally allows airing of TV show

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court allowed anchorperson Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain on Monday to continue with his controversial show Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga, but with certain restrictions. The host will not conduct, distribute or broadcast any programme in private channel Bol News that amounts to hatred or disturbance of public peace. Not only the anchorperson would […]


PSL in Pakistan: a new dawn for the entertainment industry

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KARACHI: Every time Ashar (Fawad Khan) would ignore his much-adorable and loyal wife, Khirad (Mahira Khan) for Sara (Naveen Waqar), a million hearts would shatter. But this isn’t even close to what happens every time an Afridi catch is taken on the boundary. Cricket is the biggest form of entertainment in Pakistan and the absolute […]