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A tale of two clones

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Waheed Murad tells his friend Shahid (played by Nirala), to practice ‘playback’ in the way Dilip Kumar and Santosh Kumar do. This was the popularity of Dilip Kumar in Pakistan even after the 1965 war and inspite of the fact that Indian films were not being screened in local cinemas. Born as Yousuf Khan in […]


Rights wronged

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The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has issued its annual, State of Human Rights (2016) report, and it makes for a harrowing tale. It might come as a surprise to many, but the HRCP’s report shows that the year 2016 saw the highest number of enforced disappearances in the country. Around 728 people have […]


Crackdown on social media?

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The government and the Army may have settled the ‘Dawn leaks’ issue but it continues to generate an unsavoury controversy in political circles and on the social media. The Opposition parties are well within their rights in demanding to know full facts of the ‘settlement’, but others have felt free to violate the law of […]


Punjab to have five more e-Rozgaar centres

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LAHORE – The Chief Minister’s eRozgaar Programme, due to be formally launched on May 19 at University of Gujrat (UoG), aims to open five centres this month in Lahore, Gujrat, Taxila, Wah Cantt and Faislabad. PITB Chairman and Punjab Information Technology University (ITU) Vice Chancellor will inaugurate the first centre under CM eRozgaar Programme, which […]


PPF alarmed at Tanzanian’s President statement

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to John Magufuli, President United Republic of Tanzania, has expressed serious concerns on his statement “Media freedom has limits” during oath taking ceremony of the ministers. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the government to take decisive action for the freedom of media and […]