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Daily Archives: March 22, 2018

Sindh govt imposes ban on use of plastic bags

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KARACHI: The Sindh government, complying with Supreme Court orders, imposed on Wednesday a ban on the manufacture, sale and purchase of non-biodegradable polythene bags and plastic products in the province with immediate effect. According to a notification issued by the home department, the ban has been imposed to avoid environmental pollution, choking of drains and […]

Mohmand writers boycott govt function

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GHALANAI – Writers belonging to various local literary organisations boycotted the literary session organised by agency sports office and Cultural and Sports Department, Fata Secretariat in Ghalanai Jirga Hall on Wednesday. The programme was attended by Additional Political Agent Hamid-ur-Rehman, assistant political agents Tariq Ullah, Touseef Khalid and Sher Alam Khan, Agency Education Officer Farid […]

Concocted charges: Court takes up Jang/Geo damages suit against Imran today

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ISLAMABAD: The third hearing of Rs1 billion damages suit by Jang/Geo Group against PTI chief Imran Khan will take place here today (Thursday) in the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADSJ-East) Sikandar Khan. Imran Khan has repeatedly levelled concocted allegations against the Jang/Geo group and it Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, forcing the latter to […]

Electronic media ethics

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TRUTH was not the only casualty the day that Shahid Masood aired his since-debunked claims regarding the Zainab rape-murder case on his TV programme. Already stretched judicial and law-enforcement resources were diverted to investigate his allegations, which were so sensational and politicised that they detracted from and threatened to diminish the very real horror of […]