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Training event for health journalists held

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SHIKARPUR – The Centre for Communication Programme Pakistan (CCPP), in collaboration with the Rural Support Programme Network (RSPN), organised a one-day training event on health journalism at Shikarpur Press Club on Friday. Speaking on the occasion, Zain-ul-Abideen, representative of the CCPP, and Humera Soomro, RSPN representative, said that CCPP was the only specialised development communication […]

Consultative workshop on climate change held

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A consultative workshop was held here at the Government College University Lahore on Friday in collaboration with Ministry of Climate Change, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEF) and the university’s Environment Protection Society (EPS) to devise strategies and recommendations to integrate concepts, principles and values of sustainable consumption and production in tertiary education curricula and raise […]

26 die as Senate deputy leader survives bomb attack in Mastung

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QUETTA: At least 26 people were killed and 40 others, including Senate Deputy Chairman Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, suffered injuries in a suicide attack on his convoy in the Mastung area, some 50km from here, on Friday. The convey was targeted on the Quetta-Karachi National Highway when Maulana Haideri had just left a seminary after […]

SC takes notice of stage collapse incident

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ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday took notice of an incident in which two persons were killed and dozens injured when the stage collapsed during the recording of a private TV channel’s programme. The affected people staged a protest outside the National Press Club complaining that instead of providing medical […]

IHC allows Geo to telecast Ehsanullah’s interview

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ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has allowed an appeal of the IMCL against Pemra’s letter of April 27 banning broadcast of Ehsanullah Ehsan’s interview for Geo TV programme Jirga here on Friday. Justice Aamer Farooq of the IHC in his order noted, “For the reasons set out above the instant appeal is allowed, impugned order […]

PEMRA warns TV channels not to air unverified news about civil-military ties

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The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has warned all TV channels against airing unverified and unconfirmed news or comments about the civil-military relations. The authority, in a statement issued on Friday, asked all news and current affairs TV channels, its employees, panellists and anchorpersons to refrain from presenting any unconfirmed news or analysis related […]