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Karachi’s industrial water treatment plants dysfunctional

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KARACHI: Technical Advisor WWF-Pakistan, Muhammad Moazzam Khan said on Wednesday that the city’s industrial water treatment plants; TP1, TP2, and TP3 have been dysfunctional for the last four years due to which untreated water and sewage is being dumped into the sea. He stated this during a media briefing session organized by WWF-Pakistan to highlight […]

Punjab Assembly passes bill against child begging

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LAHORE: Those who employ children to beg will be imprisoned up to five years and fined a maximum of Rs500,000. The law came into being after the provincial assembly passed the Punjab Destitute and Neglected Children (Amendment) Bill 2017. At the same time, despite strong objections of opposition legislators over some amendments of the Police Ordinance, […]

Inquiry finds director responsible for draft law to gag media: minister

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ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb revealing the details of a fact finding inquiry into the drafting of an ordinance to put curbs on the print media at a press conference here Tuesday said that Director General of the Internal Publicity Wing of the ministry Nasir Jamal was solely […]

IHC suspends proceedings against media group

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ISLAMABAD: A bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) here Wednesday stayed proceedings against Jang/Geo group in a case where Ms Axact Private Limited filed a criminal complaint against the largest media group at district courts of Islamabad for publishing a news article regarding the conviction of an Axact fake degree scandal character Umair Hamid. […]

Noor Bukhari, Wali Hamid Ali Khan to begin divorce proceedings

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LAHORE  : Lollywood actor and model Noor Bukhari will soon be parting ways from her husband, singer Wali Hamid Ali Khan, as the estranged couple is expected to appear in court in Lahore on Wednesday. Noor and Wali had been granted a ‘relaxation period’ by their respective lawyers until September 20 in case they decided to reconsider […]