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Daily Archives: February 21, 2018

IHC summons private TV CEO, anchor

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ISLAMABAD: Taking notice of a programme on Valentine’s Day, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Tuesday directed the chief executive officer (CEO), anchor and the participants to personally appear before it to explain as to why contempt proceedings may not be initiated against them and why Pemra may not be directed to […]

‘Students need significant depth of understanding in humanities, social sciences and arts’

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KARACHI: Does your work have an impact on society? That was the question asked and answered by Maria Klawe, one of the world’s leading computer scientists at a lecture at the Habib University on Tuesday as part of their Yohsin lecture series. The title of her talk was ‘The importance of a broad education: The […]

Air pollution: Climate ministry sets up ambient air quality stations in capital

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ISLAMABAD: To better monitor air quality, the climate change ministry has set up air quality stations in the capital and in some other parts of the country, officials said. Officials said that the Ministry of Climate Change has established seven fixed and three mobile Ambient Air Quality Stations (AAQS). Set up under the Environmental Monitoring […]

Pak media faces undeclared gag: CPJ

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LAHORE: An undeclared gag on media is in place in Pakistan as journalists are prone to employ self-censorship while reporting on sensitive subjects. The views were expressed by Steven Butler, Asian Program Coordinator of Committee to Protect Journalists, Ahmed Rashid, Member Board of Directors CPJ, and Mustafa Hameed, Producer at CPJ, at a “Meet the […]