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All that Aamir Zaki was

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Aamir Zaki, a legendary guitar player and one of music’s unsung heroes, passed away on Friday at the age of 49 after suffering a cardiac arrest. Since the heartbreaking news of his unexpected death emerged online before being picked up by news channels nationwide, tributes and personal stories have been pouring in from industry insiders […]


Dawn staffer Mehdi Haider passes away

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LAHORE: Syed Mehdi Haider, senior sub-editor in Dawn Lahore, died of liver cancer in Karachi on Sunday. He was 53. He joined Dawn’s Reading Section in October 1990 when the newspaper started publishing its late night edition ‘Section 2’ from Lahore. He moved to the newsroom in the late 1990s. His funeral prayer was held […]


With climate change, urban economies need to gear up for new challenges and opportunities

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ISLAMABAD: “Climate problems and solutions are in the cities,” said businessman and author Michael Bloomberg during a panel discussion at the “Sustainable Energy For All” forum held in New York in April. He emphasised the importance of city-based initiatives to respond to the risks of climate change. The dense agglomeration of people, buildings and firms in […]


FIA identifies 27 people in anti-army campaign

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ISLAMABAD:  The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has identified 27 people involved in anti-army propaganda and would also submit its report on the misuse of social media to malign the country’s armed forces in the next two weeks to the interior ministry. Sources in the FIA told The Express Tribune that the agency has identified 27 […]


PPF demands to access journalist in Papua, Indonesia

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Joko Widodo, President of Indonesia expressed serious concern over more cases of violence against journalists in Papua and remains restricted for foreign journalists to enter the province. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter demanded to honor his promise to allow local and international media access […]


PPF seeks justice for Croatian journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Andrej Plenkovic, Prime Minister of Republic of Croatia express a serious concerned over the brutal assault on investigative journalist Dušan Miljuš, nearly a decade ago, remains unsolved. Civil rights group pursuing it, the Partnership for Social Development, trying to reopen his attempted murder case. PPF Secretary General […]


PPF seeks justice to Croatian journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Andrej Plenkovic, Prime Minister of Republic of Croatia express a serious concerned over the brutal assault on investigative journalist Dušan Miljuš, nearly a decade ago, remains unsolved. Civil rights group pursuing it, the Partnership for Social Development, trying to reopen his attempted murder case. PPF Secretary General […]