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Calligraphy exhibition featuring 61 works held

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The Karachi Arts Council was host to a calligraphy exhibition featuring both professional and amateur artists. The exhibition, which was organised on Friday, was based on 61 works. All the works reflected talent, professionalism and a deep-seated religious fervour. Despite all the works being masterpieces, some stood out even among these. For example, there was […]

Punjab planted most trees during ‘Green Pakistan’ campaign

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ISLAMABAD: The government has claimed to have planted over 2 million indigenous trees throughout the country under the Prime Minister’s Green Pakistan Programme (GPP) which was launched earlier this year. “Launched on February 9 at the Prime Minister’s office by the prime minister, the Green Pakistan Programme aims to reinvigorate country’s ailing forestry sector through […]

HEC launches online degree attestation system

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islamabad – The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has launched a secure and robust online degree attestation system through which applicants can apply for attestation of their degrees while sitting at home, an official said on Saturday. The commission has created a new portal which the applicants will use for online registration and account creation. The […]

Crimes against women, children on the rise

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LAHORE – Mostly women and children are being targeted by different types of criminals on social media websites and the authorities have failed to provide any relief to the victims so far. The cases in courts show that very few women approach appropriate forums for redressal of their grievances, including blackmailing and harassment on Facebook. […]

Boy assaulted, strangled to death

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ATTOCK – In a horrifying incident, a 17-year-old boy was sexually assaulted, strangled to death before his body was thrown into a water channel within the limits of the Hazro Police Station. Tariq Pasha reported to the police that his son Hassan Ali, a 10th grader, had befriended with Mohammad Firdaus, a resident of Ghorgashti, […]

‘Expelling students is against freedom of expression’

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LAHORE: Activists have expressed their concern over the dismissal of students at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) over a Facebook page critical of the varsity administration, terming the decision against the principles of freedom of expression and setting a bad precedent for other educational institutions in the country. In early June, the UAF administration expelled […]