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Peace and tolerance of Thar will be at risk if banned outfits continue to work: NCHR

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UMERKOT: A team of National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) has called for immediate intervention in Thar and warned that the peaceful, pluralist and tolerant area risks being converted into a new Waziristan if banned organisations continue to work freely and without check in the region. NCHR chairperson retired Justice Ali Nawaz Chowhan, who headed […]


Youhanabad lynching case Convict’s death leaves family under trial

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LAHORE: A Christian inmate’s death in Kot Lakhpat Jail has sparked controversy after a medical board in its initial postmortem report indicates “signs of tuberculosis” he is suspected to have contracted during his stay in the prison. The family of Anderyas Ghulam had complained about subhuman conditions the under-trials have been kept in and claimed […]


Emergency meeting called over Peshawar dengue outbreak

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PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa senior minister for health Shahram Khan Tarakai has called an emergency meeting on Monday to discuss steps to control the dengue outbreak in parts of the provincial capital. A statement issued here said the meeting would be attended by the health secretary, director general (health), district nazim, district health officer, director (public […]


Wali Baber case: SHC to hear appeal of Faisal Mota on 21st

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KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday fixed date for hearing appeal of Faisal Mota against the death sentence handed down to him for masterminding the murder of journalist Wali Khan Baber on August 21. It is to be mentioned here that some TV channel ran story on August 15 that SHC Circuit Bench Larkana […]


Star light, star bright

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Fizza Ali Meerza, producer for Na Maloom Afraad, Actor in Law and Na Maloom Afraad 2, is one of the few names that come to mind when thinking about women in Pakistani cinema. While you have a lot of well known women working on screen, one would assume that there aren’t that many women involved […]


Karachi to be transformed under Karachi Neighbourhood Improvement Project

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KARACHI: The government has devised short and long-term plans to transform Karachi into a beautiful city, which include development of roads and parks, restoration of old buildings and evolving a proper traffic management system. Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said this while presiding over a meeting on the World Bank-assisted Karachi Neighbourhood Improvement Project (KNIP) at CM House on Friday. Karachi […]