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Special bench sought in water and sanitation case

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The Supreme Court on Thursday referred the matter with regard to provision of clean drinking water and safe environment to Sindh’s citizens to the Chief Justice of Pakistan to have a special bench constituted to hear the case. During the hearing of the petition, the court observed that people were being supplied with contaminated water […]

K-P health dept turns to educating children on diseases

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PESHAWAR: As the death toll from dengue rises to 18, the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) health department has decided to take the fight against the virus into the classrooms. With a focus on spreading awareness among the public on how to stay safe against different infectious diseases, the department has planned to introduce subjects into the curriculum which […]

COAS thanks media for Defence Day coverage

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RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa thanked media for great coverage of Defence Day, urging it to play its role with responsibility in development of the country. In a message on micro blogging website, ISPR thanked media for its contributions on Defence and Martyrs Day. It further stated that media has an important […]

A plea for humanity

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Myanmar is being condemned by the international community owing to its ongoing atrocities against the Rohingya. The stateless people from the country’s Rakhine State are also billed as “the world’s most persecuted minority”. Only a few people in Pakistan are aware that the Rohingya community consists of Hindus as well.     According to recent reports, as […]

Pemra issues notice for airing Dangal

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LAHORE – Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Wednesday issued a show cause notice to Urdu 1 channel for Aamir Khan’s Bollywood film Dangal.  Urdu1 aired Dangal which was not given permission for screening by Board of Film Censors in Pakistan. Pemra has identified certain scenes which were deemed inappropriate for viewing in Pakistan […]

Cold ties between govt, media worry CPNE

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QUETTA: The Balochistan chapter of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has expressed deep concern over “cold relations” between the provincial government and media organisations. The issue came up for a detailed discussion at a meeting presided over by the president of the CPNE’s Balochistan chapter, Anwar Sajidi. A suggestion was made at the […]

Coke Studio 10: A strong recovery

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Coke Studio 10 has managed to score both hits and misses with its ongoing tenth season. While some songs have been utter disasters with Salman Ahmed-directed ‘Sayonee’ being nothing short of an abomination, we have also encountered some beautiful musical moments. Excellent singles to have emerged this season include ‘Ranjish Hi Sahi’ (sung by Ali […]