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President orders renaming University Road after Jamiluddin Aali

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KARACHI: President Mamnoon Hussain ordered the relevant authorities on Saturday that University Road be renamed after Jamiluddin Aali to pay homage to the great poet, writer and campaigner for the cause of Urdu. He made this announcement at the inauguration of Urdu Bagh, a new complex that will house Anjuman Taraqqi-i-Urdu’s office, library and related […]

CPJ seeks restoration of Radio Mashaal

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WASHINGTON: An international media advocacy group, the Committee to Protect Journalists urged Pakistan on Saturday to immediately reverse the order to close the Islamabad bureau of the US-funded Radio Mashaal. Mashaal is the Pashto-language service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), which is funded by the US Congress. CPJ said the interior ministry issued an […]

‘Near threatened’ Pallas’s cat spotted in Kurram tribal region

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GILGIT: About the size of a domestic cat with grey long dense fur, Pallas’s cat — which has been classified as near threatened by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) since 2002 — has recently been spotted in Chitral and Kurram Agency areas as well after trapping cameras had first captured it in […]