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In loving memory: Ghulam Farid Sabri’s 23rd death anniversary observed

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LAHORE: The 23rd death anniversary of the legendary qawwal Ghulam Farid Sabri is being observed in Lahore today, with many of his fans and colleagues paying homage to his life and career. The singer passed away from a heart attack on April 5, 1994, after which his son Amjad Farid Sabri took over the family tradition until […]

Right to choose: Bill against forced conversions likely to be tabled within days

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LAHORE: Anyone forcing people to convert to another religion should face life imprisonment, states the newly prepared Punjab Criminal Law (Protection of Minorities) Bill 2017 which has been prepared by the provincial government. PML-N MPA Hina Pervaiz Butt is likely to submit the bill at the Punjab Assembly secretariat within days. The objective of the bill […]

‘PTA lacks manpower, resources to monitor online content’

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) told a Senate committee on Wednesday that it lacked the human and financial resources to monitor and control objectionable content online. Instead, PTA Chairman Dr. Ismail Shah stressed the need for developing better relations with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to ensure better monitoring and […]