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Asma Jahangir lashes out at the powers that be

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ISLAMABAD: Outspoken human rights activist Asma Jahangir on Thursday criticised military involvement in politics and the judiciary’s role over the years, wondering why only politicians were held accountable in Pakistan. Addressing a ‘Meet the Press’ event at the National Press Club, the senior lawyer sarcastically observed that the law on freedom of expression allowed individuals to speak […]


‘Even the K-IV will not be able to meet Karachi’s water requirements’

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KARACHI: Deputy Mayor Arshad Vohra has expressed concerns over the water supplied to the city and has termed the water ‘inconsumable’. Vohra was invited to speak at a conference, ‘Disaster on Water Stress: A Case of Karachi’, on Wednesday at the Marriot Hotel, organised by the National Forum for Environment and Health. He was joined […]


Zohaib Kazi releases fourth song from Fanoos

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Music producer Zohaib Kazi is back in the spotlight with the fourth release from Fanoos, a song called ‘Un Amlo’ that is a result of his collaboration with Islam Habib, an artist from Hunza, who sounds absolutely incredible. According to Kazi, “when we reached Hunza, I instantly started asking around for musicians and pretty much […]


Two killed in honour’s name

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SHIKARPUR: A man gunned down his daughter-in-law and maternal nephew over suspicions they had developed illicit relations in Mubarak Shar village near Chak town in the jurisdiction of Daim Malik police station, 60km from here, on Thursday. SHO Nawaz Brohi informed journalists that Mohammad Panah Shar shot dead his daughter-in-law Rukhsana, 20, wife of Peerano […]


Floodwater damages road linking village to Pindi

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Rawalpindi: The flood water badly damaged the road linking village Dolyal with Rawalpindi due to which thousands of people are now unable to get to their workplaces and carry out their routine work. Village Dolyal is part of Union Council Sehal and there are approximately one thousand houses in the village and most of the […]