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‘Media should deal with sensitive issues responsibly’

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BUREWALA: Highlighting the role and responsibilities of media, members of rights organisations stressed media should play help unite the nation rather than spreading interfaith hatred and misunderstandings. They expressed these views while commenting on the news of the death of a 9th grade Christian student in Burewala. They were of the view that now a days, […]

Media urged to highlight hazards of sea pollution

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KARACHI: Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan said that growing pollution in the sea was due to limited awareness among masses about the matter and lack of proper infrastructure. “The media should play its role to create awareness on environmental degradation,” he said speaking as a chief guest at an event at the […]

Climate change minister says city’s shoreline being treated as dustbin

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Addressing a ceremony held at Karachi’s Seaview beach to mark International Coastal Cleanup Day, Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahid Ullah Khan on Saturday regretted that people had turned the city’s shoreline into a garbage dump, while millions of gallons of untreated sewage and industrial effluents were being regularly discharged into sea. The Ministry […]

Young maid found hanged in Karachi’s DHA

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KARACHI: A teenage girl was found hanged inside a home in Defence Housing Authority on Saturday, officials said. They added that Fatima, 17, daughter of Abdul Haq, was found hanged inside the bungalow located on Khayaban-i-Badban, Phase-V. Clifton SSP Dr Asad Malhi told Dawn that the victim had been working as a maid at the […]

‘Raqs Revival’ takes off at PNCA with classical, contemporary performances

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ISLAMABAD: The National Dance Festival titled ‘Raqs Revival’ kicked off at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Friday late evening with soul inspiring classical and contemporary performances. As many as 19 selected performing groups from across the country participated on the first day. The outstanding performances included the ever thrilling Sheema Kirmani, Zarri […]