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State-run media asked to highlight freedom struggle

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ISLAMABAD – Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb, while chairing a meeting directed the PTV and Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) to refresh the historic and epic struggle for freedom through a series of short snippets as part of a campaign starting on March 18, which will conclude on August 14th. The campaign aims to […]


Case of another tortured minor maid surfaces in Islamabad

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ISLAMABAD: A woman and her son were arrested on the charge of torturing a minor girl working at their house as a maid, police said on Saturday. After the arrest made by the Golra police, both the accused were produced in the court of a magistrate for seeking their remand for an investigation, said Assistant […]


The war against online

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JUDGES run amok, politicians moralising, the state crusading. It’s like they all had an epiphany — at the same time, on the same issue. What’s happening? With so many different strands, some random, several opportunistic, and the mixing of the old with the new, a coherent tale is hard to find. But zoom out a […]


Pakistan keen to set up climate change monitoring system for Indus rivers

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LAHORE: Pakistan will put forward an advice of deploying a monitoring mechanism to assess the adverse affects of climate change on the water flows of Indus rivers system during a meeting, scheduled on March 19, with an Indian delegation, officials said on Saturday. As per the fourth point of agenda of the 113th meeting of […]


Sounds of Kolachi concert: The night was laced with Sufi beats

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KARACHI: Sounds of Kolachi have been around in an evolving format since 2014, and their outing at the PCC open-air (but remarkably enclosed) Arena on the evening of March 17 was more a collision of musical genres than a fully-realised fusion. Unfamiliar as I was with them my expectation was of an evening that was laced […]