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I refuse to bow down to how the industry wants to craft me as a woman: Zeb Bangash

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ISLAMABAD:Zeb Bangash’s voice has captured our hearts from the very beginning, but over the years she has evolved into a serious musician of repute across the region. Unlike her contemporaries, she has earned herself great esteem through substance and an impressive body of work. Her participation in Pakistani music has been supported by the fact […]

Our ‘Mother Teresa’ dies

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KARACHI: Amma, or mother, as German-Pakistani Dr Ruth Pfau was called by her patients, is no more. The leprosy healer passed away on Thursday morning at the age of 87. Patients at Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre (MALC) in Karachi’s Saddar area are in stunned silence. Many of them were abandoned by their families due to their sickness. […]

‘Sindh to have E-passbooks for farming land soon’

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Zulfiqar Ali Shah is a career bureaucrat currently serving as Secretary to the Government of the Sindh province. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from Indiana University Bloomington USA and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Pakistan.  His present assignment for the last five years, as Member (Reforms), Board of Revenue, has […]

Attack on journalists: Senate calls for punishing the culprits

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ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Thursday passed a resolution condemning attack on journalists associated with certain media groups during former premier Nawaz Sharif’s rally on Wednesday. The PPP also submitted a calling-attention notice in the National Assembly Secretariat to discuss the incident. Journalists of ARY News, BOL News, 92 News and Samaa News were attacked when Nawaz Sharif’s rally […]

Mobile app to track MPs’ performance launched

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PESHAWAR: A group of youngsters have introduced an android application through which voters can keep track of the performance of their elected representatives. The launching of the app ‘TrackReps’ was announced at the Peshawar Press Club on Thursday. The app aims to make public all existing data relating to any provincial assembly member and his performance ever […]