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Friday marked as protest day against Rohingya genocide

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LAHORE: Religious organisations observed a protest day on Friday against the Muslim genocide by Myanmar army and Buddhist majority and criminal silence by world bodies and Muslim governments over the worst violation of human rights and war crimes. Thousands of slogan chanting and banners waving protesters led by their leaders took to the streets after […]

The power of radio

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MARK Tully recently wrote, “Whenever I talk to students of journalism in India about radio I am told ‘It’s dead. Killed by television’. As the presenter of a radio programme broadcast in Britain I know that’s certainly not true there.” In India, however, “while the government has lost control over television it retains a monopoly […]

Literacy must for entering digital world: NCHD chief

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Islamabad: Education is an utmost requirement of an individual as it has become the main ingredient of ones life. It is the fertiliser we need for our empowerment, development and enjoying the life in a digital world of today. Now literacy does not just mean reading and writing, in order to cope with the world […]

‘Limit of arsenic in drinking water set by govt too high’

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ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee on Friday observed that the permissible limit of carcinogenic arsenic in drinking water set by the government was too high. Pakistan Council for Research in Water Research Chairman Dr Mohammad Ashraf informed the Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology that the limit of arsenic in drinking water worldwide was set […]

Senior journalist passes away

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SHIKARPUR – Senior journalist Hazar Khan Chandio passed away due to heart attack at his native village Ali Gul Chandio near Dakhan Town, on Friday. He is survived by four sons and four daughters and a widow. Sultan Rind, President Larkana Union of Journalists Shikarpur, Waheed Phulpoto, Rahim Bux Jamali, Waheed Bhutto, Waheed Jokhio, Waheed Brohi, Aslam […]

‘Doubtful’ census results may cause serious repercussions for Karachi, moot told

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KARACHI: All major political parties in the metropolis and civil society representatives at a panel discussion under the banner of ‘Save Karachi’ campaign on Friday questioned the results of the population census that they believed could give way to speculation about an attempt to divert resources from Karachi where they are actually needed. The results […]

Music to all ears, epic Heer Ranjha comes to life once again

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Staging an epic folklore, especially a tragic one, is always an uphill task, that too when it has to be translated for the audience. But with its opening at Arts Council this week, Waris Shah’s evergreen ‘Heer Ranjha’ – Punjabi tale popularised in 1776 – stirred an umpteenth set of audience once again. Garnering a […]