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Number of 3G, 4G users in Pakistan reaches 42.084m mark

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ISLAMABAD: The number of 3G and 4G users in Pakistan reached 42.084 million by the end of June 2017 against 41.728 million in May 2017, said Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Number of mobile phone users in Pakistan reached 139.758 million by the end of June 2017 as compared to 140.516 million by end-May, which registered […]

Three men remanded for selling, buying infant in Karachi

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KARACHI: An alleged drug addict, businessman and suspected broker were remanded on Tuesday by a judicial magistrate in police custody for three days for investigation into an alleged child selling and purchasing case. A five-month-old boy was sold and bought in Karachi under a written deal, where the amount was agreed to be paid in […]

Why Urwa Hocane needs to be let off the hook for ‘24/7 Lak Hilna’

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Wednesday July 26 marked a special day in the promotion of two upcoming, big budget films: Punjab Nahin Jaongi and Na Maloom Afraad 2. The makers of PNJ had revved their fans up for a video release of one of their songs – ‘24/7 Lak Hilna’ – whereas ‘Kaif o Suroor’ from Na Maloom Afraad […]

Independence Day preparations gain momentum as August kicks off

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KARACHI: The Paper Market on Hasan Ali Effendi Road where people come to buy paper, disposable bags, plates, birthday decorations, etc on wholesale rates is so green these days that it can be mistaken for a rainforest. Paper Market is the best place to be as August kicks off if you are looking for Independence […]

Brain-eating bug claims fourth victim in city

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A woman in Karachi died of meningitis caused by the dreaded microorganism Naegleria fowleri, raising the year’s total death toll due to the brain-eating bug to four in the city, it was learnt on Tuesday. “Amina Saleem, 48, and a resident of the Karimabad area of District Central, died this Sunday at a private hospital […]

‘Govt plans to make Sindh hub of investment’

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Sindh’s chief minister said on Tuesday that his government had embarked on a comprehensive plan to introduce reforms in every sector to transform the province into a seat of prosperity and a hub of investment. Syed Murad Ali Shah said this during a luncheon meeting with a World Bank delegation led by its country director, […]

Planning politics and media

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Media represents the government and political picture at large. It is fair to assume that the broader picture shows issues of Pakistan on contentions between India and Pakistan, the Kashmir issue, Pakistan-Afghanistan foreign policy, role of the US, Saudi Arabia, Iran and China. But as a citizen one may ask: Where is the political contest […]