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PAKISTAN Govt proposes law to gag print media

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz-led government has prepared a draft law to control media and impose more restrictions on the freedom of press. The speed with which the law is being prepared has sent alarm bells ringing in the journalist community, including the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) and Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE). The […]


PM assures APNS of no change in legal structure for print media

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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has categorically assured the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) that the Government is not contemplating any change in the present legal structure of Print Media. However, any law or amendment, if needed, will be undertaken in consultation with the APNS, CPNE, PFUJ and other stakeholders. He reiterated the resolve […]


VBMP calls for recovery of missing persons

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QUETTA: The chairman of the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP), Nasrullah Baloch, on Sunday called upon the government to ensure implementation of the recommendations of the United Nation’s working group for the recovery of missing persons. Speaking at a press conference along with VFBMP vice chairman Mama Abdul Qadeer Baloch at the years-long hunger […]


Ex-Dawn staffer dies

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ISLAMABAD: Senior journalist and former staffer of Dawn, Aileen Qaiser, who died on Saturday morning, was laid to rest at a graveyard here on Sunday. She was 60. Ms Qaiser, who remained associated with Dawn as a feature writer for over 12 years, was the spouse of Islamia University Bahawalpur Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Qaiser […]


Saawan examines the children in our midst

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The one common thing that all good films share, irrespective of the genre, is a good script. Without a strong script, not even a star-studded cast can rescue the prospect of a film. Therefore, the role of writers is not to be diminished when talking about a film. One such example is a soon to […]


Amid paucity of piped water, overuse of unsafe groundwater damaging health and earth

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KARACHI: High consumption of groundwater not only causes devastating effects on health, but its extraction also leaves the earth in tatters. As the condition of water supply through mains is getting worse with each passing day in the metropolis, more and more people are now looking towards the alternative sources of water supply. A resident […]