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Baaghi will tackle issues faced by many young women in Pakistan

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A TV biopic on social media sensation Qandeel Baloch has been in the works for quite some time now. Since the news broke a couple of months ago, it has caused a stir on social media. Given that Baloch was not someone people openly admired, there has been opposition to the idea of making a […]

Wrong reports would have landed Jang Group in the dock

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ISLAMABAD: The Jang Group and Geo spokesperson has clarified that whatever Imran Khan has said about the media group is against the facts and a violation of the law of the land and the Constitution. He said whatever he said was not only an allegation but a slur. He said “We can understand Imran Khan’s […]

Climate change to hurt wheat, rice crop yields

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ISLAMABAD – The global warming-induced by rising global temperatures can badly affect the country’s food production system in shape of crop yield losses and reduced growing cycles in the various climatic zones of the country. Ministry of Climate Change spokesperson Mohammad Saleem said that wheat crop yield will be reduced by 3.4 percent to 12.5 […]

Launching of first ever Urdu Digital Dictionary lauded

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Islamabad: People from different walks of life welcomed the launching of first-ever Urdu Digital Dictionary by Urdu Dictionary Board (UDB), Karachi, terming it as a valuable asset for promotion of Urdu language among the younger generation. The dictionary, comprising over 22 volumes, is available online for the users to assist them in learning Urdu language […]

Pemra issues show cause notices to channel

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Thursday issued two show cause notices to ARY News for casting aspersions against the armed forces of Pakistan in its programmes. The first show cause was issued with regard to airing of special transmission on DawnLeaks report dated May 10, 2017. In the programme, Arshad Sharif, drew a […]

Civil society, literati censure PTV for airing programme ‘insulting’ to Pakhtuns

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PESHAWAR: Poets, artists, political activists and members of civil society organisations staged a protest demonstration outside Peshawar Press Club on Monday to condemn the airing of a programme by the state-run Pakistan Television (PTV) seen as insulting to Pakhtuns. The protest was headed by Awami National Party general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain, Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek […]

PPF condemns the conviction of Vietnamese blogger

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of Vietnam expressed concern over the conviction of blogger and government critic Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, also known by her pen name Me Nam (‘Mother Mushroom’), on June 29, 2017. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter condemned the Me […]

PPF alarmed at the brutal murder of Mexican journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico is alarmed at the brutal murder of journalist Salvador Adame; whose burnt body was found on June 14, 2017 at the roadside in the western state of Michoacán. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in a letter urged the Mexican government […]