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Daily Archives: April 27, 2018

Sana Mir slams Mahira Khan ad for promoting unrealistic beauty standards

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Former Pakistan women’s cricket team captain, Sana Mir has slammed advertising companies for promoting fair and smooth skin. In a Facebook post, Mir mentioned how young girls who aspire to launch themselves into sports are being brainwashed by companies that aim to give them “beautiful” skin. The former captain called out celebrities and sponsors who […]

Police manhandle tribal journalist

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LANDI KOTAL: Peshawar police allegedly manhandled a tribal journalist and later arrested him in semi-unconscious condition from Karakhano police checkpost here on Thursday. Jamrud Press Club former president Zahir Shah said that a young journalist, Shehzad Afridi, was stopped at the Karkhano checkpost by Peshawar police on the pretext of checking his vehicle. He said […]

Social media policies exploited for censorship, says rights activists

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ISLAMABAD: Back in January, when a human rights activist Gul Bukhari tweeted pictures of a dead body, which seemed to have torture marks on it, to challenge the local police’s narrative that the death was natural, Twitter changed her settings, reported Voice of America. “Effectively my voice had been muted,” she said. She found out […]

PPF organises workshop to reduce risks for journalists

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BAHAWALPUR: The Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) organised a three-day safety and security training session for the journalists that aims to assist them in the medical emergencies, both minor and major, until the ambulances arrive. Syed Tahir Mahmood briefed journalists about first aid and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CRP). First Aid training helps prepare individuals to deliver initial […]