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Hottest April ever recorded

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LAHORE – Plains of the country including Lahore sizzled in severe heat wave on Wednesday with experts predicting the harsh weather conditions to persist during the next 2-3 days. Large scale loadshedding and water shortage multiplied miseries of heat stricken people, especially in big cities including Lahore. Unusual rise in mercury level has broken years […]


Qaim condoles death of brother of The Nation correspondent

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KHAIRPUR – Former Sindh chief minister and PPP leader Syed Qaim Ali Shah visited the house of senior journalist and correspondent of Daily The Nation Ghaffar Mahar here on Wednesday and offered condolences over the death of his brother Zahid Ali Mahar (Mukhtiarkar Revenue taluka Sangar) who had passed away 15 days ago due to […]


Broadcasters’ association files appeal

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA), represented through Barrister Syed Ali Zafar, has denied an allegation contained in a writ petition that the Pakistani media are broadcasting “indecent and immoral material”. The petition has called upon the Islamabad High Court to censor TV channels so that no shows, dramas and advertisements fall within the purview […]


Man arrested for bid to blackmail ex-wife through social media

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The Federal Investigation Agency’s Cyber Crime Circle arrested a man on Wednesday for allegedly blackmailing his former wife by uploading objectionable pictures on social media websites. The spokesman for the FIA Sindh said the arrest followed an investigation which was initiated after a complainant said that a heinous crime was being committed against the modesty […]


After one year of reinvestigation, no progress in the case of Shan Dahar’s killing

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On 19 April 2016 Sindh Police announced they would reopen the investigation of the killing of Abb Takk Television journalist Shan Dahar at the urging of his family and local press groups, including IFEX member the Pakistan Press Foundation. A year later the investigation remains at a stand still, while threats against the family hint […]