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PPF condemns the detention of three  Burmese journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has written a letter to Htin Kyaw President of the Republic of Myanmar to express its concern over the detention of three journalists in Northern Myanmar on June 26 2017. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali, in a letter called for the immediate release of Aye, Pyae and Zaw and withdraws […]

Child maid torture: Girl had burns, blunt wounds

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ISLAMABAD: A doctor testified before the Islamabad High Court on Tuesday that the juvenile housemaid, who had been rescued from the house of an additional district and sessions judge in the capital, had superficial burns and wounds caused by a blunt object. The witness, who was part of the panel of doctors who had conducted […]

Sepa violating law: forest dept

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KARACHI: The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) is violating government rules of business by ignoring the forest department in the assessment process of development projects as well as at the stage of granting them approval, said a key official of the forest department on Tuesday. He was speaking to Dawn against the backdrop of a […]

Problems arise for K-P’s problem-solving app

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PESHAWAR: If you want to use the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government’s citizen portal to lodge a complaint online against any service delivery, you may want to be careful as your personal details may be leaked for others to see. While the android-based application had been initially hailed for making the government more responsive towards the citizens, however, […]

Visiting Home opens

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KARACHI: Generally, the idea of having a home is highlighted as a place “where the heart is”. Obviously, there is an implied sense of happiness and ownership in a space that you can call your own. One is not sure whether Durre Waseem, whose latest body of work titled Visiting Home was exhibited at the […]

NA body approves amended child protection bill

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ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee on Tuesday amended and approved two bills to protect the rights of 13,000 children begging in the streets of the capital and engaged in child labour. The Islamabad Capital Territory Child Protection Bill 2017 was amended to describe children engaged in domestic labour or working in automobile workshops and the like […]