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‘Hotel Propaganda’ rules on second day of Napa festival

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The musical play ‘Hotel Propaganda’ from Germany was staged for a second night at the National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) on Friday evening. The play was first staged on the opening night of the International Theatre and Musical Festival but, even on the second night, it drew large crowds. The hotel is supposed to […]

Child maid case: IHC reserves verdict on transferring jurisdiction

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ISLAMABAD:  The Islamabad High Court Friday reserved its verdict on the jurisdiction for trying a district judge and his wife for allegedly abusing their 10-year-old housemaid. Justice Aamer Farooq reserved the order after all parties concluded their arguments. Additional District and Sessions Judge Raja Khurram Ali Khan and his wife Maheen Zafar had been booked […]

Perils of climate change

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The meteorological department in Islamabad has announced that climate change will strongly impact spring in Pakistan. The highest temperature recorded in the capital in March was 25 degrees Celsius. It is expected that spring will cease to exist in the future. What does this mean for our future? This much-needed, albeit late, warning is crucial […]

IHC wants blasphemy, pornography sections added to cybercrime law

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) directed the authorities concerned on Friday to include sections related to blasphemy and pornography in the Cyber Crimes Act. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui noted that two important aspects – blasphemy and pornography – have not specifically been mentioned in the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016. He subsequently directed the […]