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Pakistan, Iran to cooperate for encouraging film

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ISLAMABAD –  Pakistan is all set to establish National Broadcasting and Film Commission purported to encourage the revival of the film industry and creation of enabling environment for the artists, producers and film makers to demonstrate their talent and skill in conformity with their professional ethos and would like to seek Iranian assistance for making […]

Be vigilant of hostile narratives on social media, COAS advises youths

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Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa urged youths on Thursday to remain mindful and vigilant of of hostile narratives through social media. “Educated youth is prime target of ISIS [Da’ish] and affiliates, be extra cautious,” the chief of army staff (COAS) was quoted by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) as saying. Gen Qamar visited Inter-Services Publication Directorate wherein […]

Tree felling resumes for another project

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LAHORE: Another tree-cutting spree in the city touches a raw nerve of the Lahorites and reactivates the Lahore Bachao Tehreek (save the city movement). “It is downright a seditious act for the city dwellers as it irreversibly changes the character of their abode,” laments Imrana Tiwana of the movement. For the last few days, the […]

“I am very dark in person”

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Mohsin Abbas Haider completes over a decade in the industry this year. While it wasn’t until Nabeel Qureshi and Fizza Ali Meerza’s Na Maloom Afraad (2013) that Haider rose to prominence, he has been a part of broadcasts like the 4 Man Show and BNN that spun on the political happenings of Pakistan. “I was […]

‘E-commerce business is all about logistics, technology, and customer retention,’ Furquan Kidwai, founder and CEO,

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Furquan Kidwai is an entrepreneur who is building Pakistan’s first digital health platform. Prior to launching in 2014, Mr. Kidwai was an investment banker for over eight years in London. His last position was at the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) as the Head of CEEMEA Financing and Director in the Fixed Income business. […]

Couple moves IHC over fear of Karo Kari

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Islamabad :A newly married couple who escaped their native area to Islamabad due to fear of persecution through Karo-Kari has moved Islamabad High Court seeking protection imminent threats to their life. Bilawal Ali Bhutto son of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto of Rohri-Sukkur married a Hindu girl Anooshi after converting her to Islam and both escaped their […]