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1.5 million children out of school in KP: report

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PESHAWAR: Around 1.5 million children are out of school in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, according to the preliminary report of a survey, say sources. Sources said that the survey was conducted by elementary and secondary education department to identify out of school children in the province. They said that Rs227 million was spent on the survey. Sources […]

Oil slick reported at Clifton beach

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KARACHI: An oil spill was reported at Clifton beach on Monday, the third day of Eidul Azha, which spoiled the experience of picnickers who went to the beach on holiday. The spill persisted on Tuesday as well and was spread between McDonalds and Village Restaurant, said World Wildlife Fund – Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) Technical Adviser Moazzam Khan. Khan shared […]

I always welcome healthy criticism with open arms: Danyal Zafar

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KARACHI: Got to admit, the telly is an unforgiving and exceedingly unpredictable beast, requiring the broadcaster – be it of news or entertainment – to parade whirlwind quick reactions, be able to tackle whatever catastrophe that might unfold and emerge still able to string a line together. Question is: Can you test such a thing though? Well, […]

‘Rights of converted, married Kailashi women must be protected’

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CHITRAL: The head of the top human rights body of Pakistan has expressed reservations over the way nikahs (marriage contracts) of newly converted Kailashi women are being solmenised and annulled. Justice (retd) Ali Nawaz Chohan, chairman of the National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR), visited the Kailash tribes in upper Chitral, stated that the Kailashi society […]